TT & road races

Ulster GP: Johnston out with broken collarbone

Ulster GP: Johnston out with broken collarbone

Lee Johnston will miss this week’s Ulster Grand Prix races after an off in the opening Lightweight practice session. The Ulsterman was riding his 250cc Honda in the Lightweight practice session in...

Ulster GP: Michael Dunlop looks to continue domination at Dundrod

Ulster GP: Michael Dunlop looks to continue domination at Dundrod

Michael Dunlop is looking to continue his domination of the 2016 road racing season at this week’s Ulster Grand Prix. The Ballymoney man is unbeaten in the Superbike class this year, with victories at...

Ulster GP: Joey Dunlop's son to make Dundrod debut

Ulster GP: Joey Dunlop's son to make Dundrod debut

Joey Dunlop’s son, Gary will make his debut at the world’s fastest road race this week, taking on the Ulster Grand Prix for the very first time. Gary was just 16 when his father passed away in 200...

Roads: Killalane called off after falling out between organisers

Roads: Killalane called off after falling out between organisers

This year’s Killalane Road Races, scheduled to take place at the start of September, have been called off, after what organising body the Loughshinny Motor Cycle Supporters Club have called a...

Ulster GP: Mercer and Coward in at RC Express Racing

Ulster GP: Mercer and Coward in at RC Express Racing

Steve Mercer and Jamie Coward will form the Devitt RC Express Racing squad for next week’s Ulster Grand Prix with both of the team’s usual riders out injured. Ivan Lintin and Alan Bonner will both...

Roads: Michael Dunlop on lookout for 500cc Classic TT bike

Roads: Michael Dunlop on lookout for 500cc Classic TT bike

Calling all 500cc Classic race machine owners. Fancy having a crack at winning this year’s 500cc Classic TT? Need a top class pilot who knows his way around the TT course to steer one of your...

Roads: Ulster GP bosses oppose plans for cemetery on circuit

Roads: Ulster GP bosses oppose plans for cemetery on circuit

Organisers of the Ulster Grand Prix have come together to oppose plans for a 96-acre cemetery on the circuit.   According to the plans, the only access to the graveyard would be via the Dundrod...

Ulster GP: Johnston out for repeat of Dundrod hat-trick

Ulster GP: Johnston out for repeat of Dundrod hat-trick

Lee Johnston will be setting his sights on a return to the top step as this year’s Ulster Grand Prix gets underway next week. The diminutive Ulsterman took a hat-trick of victories at last year’s...

TT: Isle of Man Government to retain control of TT for 2017

TT: Isle of Man Government to retain control of TT for 2017

In a shock move the Isle of Man Government has announced the appointment of the new TT promoters, Vision Nine, has been delayed. After a long and controversial tender process aimed at privatising the...

Ulster GP: Dave Johnson to race for Wilson Craig

Ulster GP: Dave Johnson to race for Wilson Craig

David Johnson will compete for the Wilson Craig Honda team at next week’s Ulster Grand Prix in the Superbike, Supersport and Superstock classes. Heading to Dundrod off the back of a successful Isle of...

Roads: Dunlop Brothers storms to Armoy domination

Roads: Dunlop Brothers storms to Armoy domination

The Dunlop brothers of Michael and William have stormed to domination at the Armoy Road Races, taking two wins apiece at their local race. Michael took victory in both superbike races on the MD Racing...

Roads: No Ulster GP return for Guy Martin

Roads: No Ulster GP return for Guy Martin

Fans’ favourite Guy Martin is unlikely to return to motorcycle road racing this season after it has been announced he will not ride at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix. With the ultra-fast Dundrod...

Roads: Dan Kneen out to make amends at Ulster GP

Roads: Dan Kneen out to make amends at Ulster GP

Dan Kneen will be setting out to turn around his challenging 2016 road racing campaign at next month’s Ulster Grand Prix. The Mar-Train Racing rider was forced to miss the North West 200 and Isle of...

Roads: Four out of four for Dunlop at Southern 100

Roads: Four out of four for Dunlop at Southern 100

Michael Dunlop continued his domination on the final day of this year’s Southern 100 with victory in the Solo Championship and Senior races. Having already taken two wins prior to the two final big...

Roads: Dunlop dominates Southern 100 Senior race

Roads: Dunlop dominates Southern 100 Senior race

Michael Dunlop took his second victory of the week at the Southern 100, cruising to another dominant win in the Senior Race. With a sublime display around the 4.250 mile Billown circuit, Dunlop beat...

Roads: Dunlop dominates opening Southern 100 race

Roads: Dunlop dominates opening Southern 100 race

Michael Dunlop was victorious as racing got underway at this year’s Southern 100 last night, the Ballymoney man taking a commanding win in the Corlett’s Trophies 600/1000cc outing. Riding his Hawk BMW...

Roads: Dunlop leads opening Southern 100 practice

Roads: Dunlop leads opening Southern 100 practice

Michael Dunlop led the way on the opening evening of practice at this year’s Sourthern 100, lapping the 4.250 mile Billown circuit in 2’23.277 to outpace the returning Dan Kneen. Returning to racing...

Roads: Dunlop and Shiels share the honours at Walderstown

Roads: Dunlop and Shiels share the honours at Walderstown

Michael Dunlop and Derek Shiels shared the honours at this weekend’s Walderstown Road Races, with the duo taking a win apiece in the two superbike class races at the County Westmeath races. Dunlop,...

Roads: Guy Martin rules himself out of Southern 100 appearance

Roads: Guy Martin rules himself out of Southern 100 appearance

Guy Martin has confirmed he will not ride at next week’s Southern 100 races on the Isle of Man. Speculation had been rife that Martin could return to racing at the Southern in recent weeks after the...

Ulster GP: Anstey to ride RCV at Dundrod

Ulster GP: Anstey to ride RCV at Dundrod

Bruce Anstey will roll out the Padgetts RC213V-S he rode at this year’s Isle of Man TT for the Ulster Grand Prix next month. The Valvoline-supported Padgetts squad both turned heads and ruffled...

Roads: Dunlop brothers enjoy wins at Skerries

Roads: Dunlop brothers enjoy wins at Skerries

The Dunlop brothers cleaned up the big classes at this year’s Skerries 100 road races, with Michael taking victory in the Open race while William took the 600cc honours. The Open class race was...

William Dunlop looking to return to winning ways at Armoy

William Dunlop looking to return to winning ways at Armoy

William Dunlop is looking to return to winning ways as he confirms his participation in the 2016 Armoy Road races next month. Wins at Cookstown and Tandragee set the Ballymoney man up with a good...

Ulster GP: Anstey out to beat own Dundrod record

Ulster GP: Anstey out to beat own Dundrod record

Bruce Anstey heads in to the 2016 Ulster Grand Prix having held the official circuit lap record for an incredible six years. The flying Kiwi lapped the Dundrod circuit with an average speed of...

TT: Schedule changes to make way for live TV?

TT: Schedule changes to make way for live TV?

Sweeping changes could be on the horizon for the Isle of Man TT as new promoter Vision 9 prepares to take the reins. The Isle of Man Government is set to hand over the event’s organisation to the...

Roads: Kells rained off in horrendous rain

Roads: Kells rained off in horrendous rain

Yesterday’s Kells road races in County Meath, Ireland, were called off after what race organisers described afterwards as ‘horrendous’ conditions. Originally scheduled for an 1130 start, torrential...

TT 2016: Paul Shoesmith’s funeral details

TT 2016: Paul Shoesmith’s funeral details

TT racer Paul Shoesmith will be laid to rest this Wednesday the 22nd June in his hometown of Macclesfield, and the family of the late racer has extended an open invitation to Paul’s fans to...

TT 2016: Technical director apologises over Hutchinson comments

TT 2016: Technical director apologises over Hutchinson comments

Isle of Man TT bosses have released a statement from the Technical Director at the centre of a row over comments made regarding the legality of Ian Hutchinson’s race-winning Supersport bike. Comments...

TT 2016: Dunlop passes Anstey at Ballascary!

TT 2016: Dunlop passes Anstey at Ballascary!

Michael Dunlop was on it at this year's Isle of Man TT. Not only did he win both big bike races but he also shattered both lap and race records in the process with a fastest average lap speed of...

TT 2016: Sarolea explain last minute withdrawal

TT 2016: Sarolea explain last minute withdrawal

Sarolea have defended their decision not to race in this year’s TT Zero race despite pulling up on to the grid having failed to complete a single lap of practice. The Belgian firm had high hopes ahead...

TT 2016: Hickman ruled out of podium finish

TT 2016: Hickman ruled out of podium finish

Peter Hickman was ruled out of a potential podium in Friday’s Senior TT when an electrical problem struck his JG Speedfit Kawasaki. A strong start had seen Hickman slip into third on the first lap,...

TT 2016: McGuinness: 'Not bad for an old fart!'

TT 2016: McGuinness: 'Not bad for an old fart!'

John McGuinness has said he was able to learn from Ian Hutchinson as he chased him around the Isle of Man TT course in yesterday’s Senior race.   Hutchinson caught McGuinness on the road after...

TT 2016: Race bosses clarify Supersport drama

TT 2016: Race bosses clarify Supersport drama

Isle of Man TT bosses have clarified the situation which caused Ian Hutchinson to blast Michael Dunlop during the press conference after yesterday’s Senior TT. Hutchinson hit out at his BMW rival for...

TT 2016: Michael Dunlop: 'We came back fighting'

TT 2016: Michael Dunlop: 'We came back fighting'

Michael Dunlop came out fighting in Friday’s Senior TT to take his 13th career victory around the mountain course. Upset with an issue he had with Wednesday’s Supersport race, the Ballymoney star came...

TT 2016: Former Manx GP winner Andrew Soar has died

TT 2016: Former Manx GP winner Andrew Soar has died

Former Manx Grand Prix Senior race winner Andrew Soar has died following a crash during today’s Senior TT at the Isle of Man TT. He was killed following a crash at Keppel Gate during the final race of...

TT 2016: John McGuinness Video Diary - Senior Race

TT 2016: John McGuinness Video Diary - Senior Race

John McGuinness talks to MCN after securing his 46th TT podium in the 2016 Isle of Man Senior TT  TOP STORIES First ride: 2017 KTM EXC range TT 2016: Dunlop takes Victory to second TT...

TT 2016: Hutchinson blasts Dunlop after Senior TT

TT 2016: Hutchinson blasts Dunlop after Senior TT

Ian Hutchinson blasted Michael Dunlop in today’s Senior TT press conference after the Ballymoney man alluded to a problem with the result of Wednesday’s Supersport race. Dunlop crossed the line to...