May

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...

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...

NW200: Hat-trick for Seeley in Superstock thriller

NW200: Hat-trick for Seeley in Superstock thriller

Alastair Seeley completed another North West 200 hat-trick after beating Peter Hickman to the win in the second Superstock race. It was the second Tyco BMW of Dan Kneen who took an initial lead on lap...

NW200: Cowton wins Supertwins Race 2 with last corner pass

NW200: Cowton wins Supertwins Race 2 with last corner pass

James Cowton took the win in the second North West 200 Supertwins race after a last lap move on the Paton of Joey Thompson at the Juniper chicane. It was the super-quick Paton who led the way after...

NW200: Dominant Irwin scorches to Superbike win

NW200: Dominant Irwin scorches to Superbike win

Glenn Irwin took a dominant lights to flag victory in the opening Superbike race at this year’s North West 200. The Be Wiser Ducati rider shot off the line and pulled a strong enough lead to be...

NW200: Seeley bags Supersport double

NW200: Seeley bags Supersport double

Alastair Seeley took a dominant victory to double up in the Supersport class at this year’s North West 200, clocking a new lap record on his way to his 12th Supersport win. The EHA Racing Yamaha...

NW200: Saturday Race Schedule

NW200: Saturday Race Schedule

Racing resumes at the 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200 today with an action-packed six race schedule set to get away from around 10:15am. The sun is shining on the 8.9 mile circuit with...

NW200: Jessopp takes Supertwin win from McWilliams and Thompson

NW200: Jessopp takes Supertwin win from McWilliams and Thompson

Martin Jessopp used his head for an intelligent victory in Thursday’s opening Supertwins race at the 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200, holding off veteran Jeremy McWilliams for his third win...

NW200: Hickman sees off Seeley in Superstock thriller

NW200: Hickman sees off Seeley in Superstock thriller

Peter Hickman was triumphant in a stunning opening Superstock race at this year’s North West 200 after a bold last lap move on Tyco BMW’s Alastair Seeley. The Smiths BMW rider took the lead in the...

NW200: Seeley strides to Supersport win

NW200: Seeley strides to Supersport win

Alastair Seeley took victory in a frenetic opening race at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200. As the race got underway with the sun beaming down, it was Martin Jessopp who took the...

NW200: Irwin pips Harrison and Dunlop to superbike pole

NW200: Irwin pips Harrison and Dunlop to superbike pole

Glenn Irwin will start Saturday’s North West 200 Superbike races from pole position after a close-fought qualifying saw the front row split by less than a tenth of a second. Irwin’s time of 4’23.708...

NW200: Seeley storms to Supersport pole

NW200: Seeley storms to Supersport pole

Alastair Seeley secured his second pole position for this year’s North West 200 with a dominant run in this afternoon’s supersport qualifying session. The Wee Wizard clocked a time of 4’36.088 on the...

NW200: Seeley takes Superstock pole ahead of Harrison and Dunlop

NW200: Seeley takes Superstock pole ahead of Harrison and Dunlop

Alastair Seeley will start on pole position for this evening’s first Superstock race at the 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200 after a dominant performance in this morning’s qualifying...

NW200: Jessopp pips McLean to Supertwins pole

NW200: Jessopp pips McLean to Supertwins pole

Martin Jessopp will start on pole position for this evening’s opening Supertwins race, narrowly pipping young gun Adam McLean to the top spot in glorious qualifying conditions. McLean was just 0.038...

NW200: Thursday practice and race schedule

NW200: Thursday practice and race schedule

The 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200 continues on the north coast of Northern Ireland today with the first races scheduled to get underway this evening. After Tuesday’s practice was hampered...

NW200: Seeley on top in damp Superstock session

NW200: Seeley on top in damp Superstock session

King of the North West Alastair Seeley led the way in a damp Superstock qualifying session to conclude the opening day of practice at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200. The Wee Wizard...