2018

TT 2018: Dunlop: 'I think I can do 130mph Supersport lap'

TT 2018: Dunlop: 'I think I can do 130mph Supersport lap'

Michael Dunlop has said he thinks he can do a 130mph lap of the TT mountain course on his Supersport bike after annihilating his five-year-old circuit record in today’s Supersport race. Dunlop took...

TT 2018: Hickman takes maiden win in Superstock thriller

TT 2018: Hickman takes maiden win in Superstock thriller

Peter Hickman took his debut Isle of Man TT victory in a thrilling Superstock race, which saw him hold off and overhaul Saturday’s superbike winner Michael Dunlop. It wasn’t the best of starts for...

TT 2018: Newcomer Adam Lyon dies in Supersport incident

TT 2018: Newcomer Adam Lyon dies in Supersport incident

Isle of Man TT newcomer Adam Lyon has died after an incident in this morning’s opening Monster Energy Supersport race. Lyon, 26, from Helensburgh in Scotland, crashed at Casey’s, just after the 28th...

TT 2018: Dunlop breaks five-year-old record on way to Supersport win

TT 2018: Dunlop breaks five-year-old record on way to Supersport win

Michael Dunlop sealed his 17th Isle of Man TT victory with a record-breaking ride in the opening Monster Energy Supersport race. Having set the fastest lap by over 11 seconds across Supersport...

TT 2018: Ducati Owner’s Club bike meet tomorrow

TT 2018: Ducati Owner’s Club bike meet tomorrow

Attention all Ducati riders on the Isle of Man. The Ducati Owners Club GB (DOCGB) are holding a bike meet from midday on Tuesday, June 5 at the Black Dub, aka the 9th mile post on the TT...

TT 2018: Birchall brothers blast to Sidecar win with three-wheel record

TT 2018: Birchall brothers blast to Sidecar win with three-wheel record

Ben and Tom Birchall tore up the history books at the Isle of Man TT this evening with a stunning victory in the opening sidecar race. After delays earlier in the day, the Sidecar action initially got...

TT 2018: Clutch issue halts 134mph Harrison

TT 2018: Clutch issue halts 134mph Harrison

Dean Harrison was cruelly denied the chance to fight for his first Isle of Man TT despite frightening pace in this afternoon’s RST Superbike race. The Silicone Engineering Kawasaki rider bolted off...

TT 2018: Dunlop: 'That was for Dan'

TT 2018: Dunlop: 'That was for Dan'

Michael Dunlop has dedicated his RST Superbike TT race win to his team-mate Dan Kneen who tragically lost his life on Wednesday. Like Dunlop, Kneen joined the Tyco BMW team for the 2018 season and had...

TT 2018: Dunlop wins record-breaking Superbike TT after Harrison retirement

TT 2018: Dunlop wins record-breaking Superbike TT after Harrison retirement

Michael Dunlop took his 16th Isle of Man TT victory in a record-breaking RST Superbike race. The Tyco BMW star took victory by a comfortable margin after rival Dean Harrison, who shattered the...

TT 2018: Qualifying round-up

TT 2018: Qualifying round-up

Racing is set to get underway at the 2018 Isle of Man TT races this afternoon after some blisteringly quick lap times across a busy week of practice. Dean Harrison leads the way on the combined...

TT 2018: Ryan Kneen completes practice lap in brother's honour

TT 2018: Ryan Kneen completes practice lap in brother's honour

There were emotional scenes at the TT grandstand this evening as Dan Kneen’s brother, Ryan, returned to the mountain course for a practice lap. Kneen tragically lost his life in an incident at...

TT 2018: Dunlop quickest in interrupted Friday session

TT 2018: Dunlop quickest in interrupted Friday session

Michael Dunlop led the way on the final night of practice for the 2018 Isle of Man TT races. The Tyco BMW rider set his quickest lap of the week in the interrupted Friday evening session, lapping the...

TT 2018: Mercer undergoes surgery after course car collision

TT 2018: Mercer undergoes surgery after course car collision

Steve Mercer remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition after a collision with the course car during Wednesday night’s practice session at the Isle of Man TT. The Jackson Racing rider is...

TT 2018: Hickman 'feeling good' after setting best lap

TT 2018: Hickman 'feeling good' after setting best lap

Peter Hickman set his quickest ever lap of the Isle of Man Mountain Course to top Thursday evening’s qualifying session by a comfortable margin. The Smiths BMW rider’s second lap of 132.806mph...

TT 2018: Hickman quickest on Thursday with personal best lap

TT 2018: Hickman quickest on Thursday with personal best lap

Peter Hickman led the way as practice resumed for this year’s Isle of Man TT races on Thursday evening. While the day’s earlier mist had cleared, damp patches remained at Ramsey Hairpin, the Nook and...

TT 2018: Bosses alter red flag procedure after course car collision

TT 2018: Bosses alter red flag procedure after course car collision

Isle of Man TT bosses have announced a change to the red flag procedure following an incident involving Steve Mercer and a course car following a stoppage in Wednesday’s practice session. Mercer and...

TT 2018: Kneen's father give blessing for Tyco BMW to continue

TT 2018: Kneen's father give blessing for Tyco BMW to continue

Dan Kneen’s family have given the Tyco BMW team their ‘full backing’ to continue racing at the 2018 Isle of Man TT races after the Manx racer’s tragic crash on Wednesday evening. Kneen lost his life...

TT 2018: Mercer 'seriously injured' in course car collision

TT 2018: Mercer 'seriously injured' in course car collision

Steve Mercer is in hospital with serious injuries after an incident during last night’s Isle of Man TT qualifying session. The Jackson Racing rider was involved in an accident while making his way...

TT 2018: Dan Kneen dies in qualifying crash

TT 2018: Dan Kneen dies in qualifying crash

Dan Kneen has passed away after an incident during this evening’s Isle of Man TT session. The Tyco BMW rider crashed at Churchtown on the opening lap of this evening’s Superbike/Superstock/Supersport...

TT 2018: Rider involved in incident with course car

TT 2018: Rider involved in incident with course car

A rider has been taken to hospital after a collision with a course car during this evening’s qualifying session at the Isle of Man TT races. The collision came following an all-course red flag...

TT 2018: Wednesday practice abandoned after red flag

TT 2018: Wednesday practice abandoned after red flag

Wednesday evening’s Isle of Man TT practice has been abandoned after a red flag incident on the course. Despite the threat of rain, the session got underway in near-perfect conditions at 18.20 local...

TT 2018: Harrison ups ante with 133mph laps on Tuesday

TT 2018: Harrison ups ante with 133mph laps on Tuesday

Dean Harrison upped the ante at this year’s Isle of Man TT with two blistering 133mph laps on just the third night of practice. The Yorkshireman, who topped Monday’s first superbike session with a...

TT 2018: Spectator jailed for tresspassing on course

TT 2018: Spectator jailed for tresspassing on course

A spectator has been jailed after trespassing on the closed TT course ahead of Monday night’s practice. Yesterday evening’s practice sessions were delayed by about 20 minutes after reports of a...

TT 2018: William Dunlop withdraws from event

TT 2018: William Dunlop withdraws from event

William Dunlop has withdrawn from this year’s Isle of Man TT after the second day of practice, with the Temple Golf Club Yamaha rider citing personal reasons for the eleventh-hour decision. “This is a...

TT 2018: 131mph laps in first Superbike session

TT 2018: 131mph laps in first Superbike session

The sun continued to shine on the Isle of Man as the second night of practice got underway this evening. The session marked the first time the 1000cc machines hit the course in 2018 and riders were...

TT 2018: Dunlop under Lightweight record on opening night

TT 2018: Dunlop under Lightweight record on opening night

The 2018 Isle of Man TT kicked off under glorious sunshine on Saturday night with the newcomers setting off for their speed controlled laps just before 7pm. However, it was once again Michael Dunlop...

TT 2018: McGuinness hoping to head out for parade laps

TT 2018: McGuinness hoping to head out for parade laps

Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness has said he hopes to be able to do some parade laps on the Norton V4 he was scheduled to race at this year’s TT after confirming he won’t see any competitive...

Stay safe at the Isle of Man TT

Stay safe at the Isle of Man TT

It’s the Isle of Man TT this week and Merseyside police want everyone to stay safe. Their first piece of advice is to remember your bike lock, because nothing would ruin your fun like having your...

TT 2018: Practice & Race Schedule

TT 2018: Practice & Race Schedule

The 2018 Isle of Man TT kicks off this weekend with the newcomers, as always, setting off first down Glencrutchery road.  After the weather threw several spanners in the work for practice week...

TT 2018: MCN's Adam Child to compete in TT Zero

TT 2018: MCN's Adam Child to compete in TT Zero

MCN’s Senior Road Tester Adam Child will return to the Isle of Man to compete in the TT Zero for the second year running. Adam will once again be competing on a bike supplied by MotoCorsa, based in...

Roads: Tyre issues hold Dunlop back at North West 200

Roads: Tyre issues hold Dunlop back at North West 200

Michael Dunlop believes he could have been closer to runaway victor Glenn Irwin had he not suffered tyre wear issues during Saturday’s two North West 200 races. Dunlop’s Dunlop rear tyre looked...

Roads: Hutchinson pleased with North West progress

Roads: Hutchinson pleased with North West progress

Ian Hutchinson left last week’s North West 200 pleased with how things had gone as he returned to action for the first time since breaking his leg at last year’s Isle of man TT. Just a few weeks ago...

NW200: Hickman 'disappointed' to miss Supersport races

NW200: Hickman 'disappointed' to miss Supersport races

While delighted to leave the 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200 having taken his first victory in the Superstock race, Peter Hickman was miffed with organisers after being forced to miss both...

NW200: Johnston takes Honda to podium return

NW200: Johnston takes Honda to podium return

Lee Johnston took Honda Racing to their first international roads podium with the new Fireblade CBR1000RR SP2 at the North West 200 with an impressive third place in the feature Superbike race. The...

NW200: Irwin: 'The crowd were unreal!'

NW200: Irwin: 'The crowd were unreal!'

Glenn Irwin was lost for words after taking a stunning double Superbike victory at today’s Vauxhall North West 200. The Be Wiser Ducati rider led both of the day’s seven lap superbike races from start...

NW200: Irwin decimates field for Superbike double

NW200: Irwin decimates field for Superbike double

Glenn Irwin was in a class of his own as he stormed to a remarkable double superbike victory at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200. At no point in either of the Superbike races did...