TT & road races

Roads: Alastair Seeley to race PBM Ducati Panigale V4R at North West 200

Roads: Alastair Seeley to race PBM Ducati Panigale V4R at North West 200

Former British Supersport and Superstock champion, Alastair Seeley, has tonight confirmed he will be racing for PBM Be Wiser Ducati at this year’s North West 200 road races. Looking for his 25th...

Roads: Cooper to make North West 200 debut with Buildbase Suzuki

Roads: Cooper to make North West 200 debut with Buildbase Suzuki

Buildbase Suzuki rider Richard Cooper will make his road racing debut at the fonaCAB International North West 200 in association with Nicholl Oils on May 12-18. Securing the entry of the factory...

Roads: David Johnson joins Ian Hutchinson at Honda for 2019

Roads: David Johnson joins Ian Hutchinson at Honda for 2019

Honda Racing have today announced that David Johnson will be joining Ian Hutchinson for the 2019 road racing season. The duo will be competing for the team at both the North West 200 and Isle of...

Roads: Michael Dunlop prepares for 2019 campaign with Tyco BMW

Roads: Michael Dunlop prepares for 2019 campaign with Tyco BMW

Michael Dunlop and TAS Racing have today confirmed that they will be joining forces for a second consecutive international road racing season. The 18-time TT winner will be competing on the team’s...

Roads: McGuinness: 'Let me race the North West 200!'

Roads: McGuinness: 'Let me race the North West 200!'

23-time TT winner John McGuinness has pleaded with North West 200 boss Mervyn Whyte to allow Norton to compete at the event in May. At present, the North West 200 is run to FIM homologation rules,...

Roads: Irwin confirmed for NW200 with Quattro Plant Kawasaki

Roads: Irwin confirmed for NW200 with Quattro Plant Kawasaki

Winner of the last three North West 200 Superbike races Glenn Irwin will return to the iconic triangle course this May with a new target – to become the first man to win six races at the event. As...

Roads: William Dunlop to be posthumously inducted to Irish motorcycling Hall of Fame

Roads: William Dunlop to be posthumously inducted to Irish motorcycling Hall of Fame

William Dunlop will be posthumously inducted into the Irish motorcycling Hall of Fame at the Cornmarket Motorbike Awards in Belfast next week. The popular rider will follow in the footsteps of his...

Roads: Jessopp calls time on TT career

Roads: Jessopp calls time on TT career

Martin Jessopp has decided to call time on his Isle of Man TT career after five years competing on the mountain course. MORE FROM MCN SPORT WSB: Carrasco to defend 300 title with official Kawasaki...

Roads Rider of the Year: 1st - Peter Hickman

Roads Rider of the Year: 1st - Peter Hickman

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Roads Rider of the Year: 2nd - Dean Harrison

Roads Rider of the Year: 2nd - Dean Harrison

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Roads Rider of the Year: 3rd - Michael Dunlop

Roads Rider of the Year: 3rd - Michael Dunlop

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Roads Rider of the Year: 4th: Ben & Tom Birchall

Roads Rider of the Year: 4th: Ben & Tom Birchall

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Roads Rider of the Year: 5th - Conor Cummins

Roads Rider of the Year: 5th - Conor Cummins

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

Roads: McGuinness to race Lightweight TT for Norton

Roads: McGuinness to race Lightweight TT for Norton

John McGuinness and Norton will set their sights on victory in the Lightweight class at the 2019 Isle of Man TT races after the unveiling of the British firm’s new superlight model. The 650cc...

Macau GP: Hickman takes third win in red-flagged race

Macau GP: Hickman takes third win in red-flagged race

Peter Hickman ended his 2018 international road racing season with yet another victory in a red flagged 52nd Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix. Hickman’s team-mate Michael Rutter had got the better of the...

Roads: Silicone Engineering become Kawasaki's official roads effort

Roads: Silicone Engineering become Kawasaki's official roads effort

Dean Harrison and the Silicone Engineering Kawasaki team will become Kawasaki’s official road racing team in 2019 after a stellar campaign this year. Harrison bagged multiple wins and podiums across...

Macau GP: Hickman on pole from Rutter and Jessopp

Macau GP: Hickman on pole from Rutter and Jessopp

Peter Hickman will start on pole position for this year’s 52nd Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix after pipping team-mate Michael Rutter to the top spot by 1.140 seconds. Hickman will be setting out for...

Live: Watch the 52nd Macau Grand Prix!

Live: Watch the 52nd Macau Grand Prix!

MCN is once again streaming this year's 52nd Macau Grand Prix's qualifying and race sessions live online. Peter Hickman led RC213V-mounted team-mate Michael Rutter in the first of two qualifying...

Roads: McGuinness and Jessopp join PBM for Macau

Roads: McGuinness and Jessopp join PBM for Macau

John McGuinness will be back in action at this year’s Macau Grand Prix after signing a deal to ride for Paul Bird’s Be Wiser Ducati squad. Reigning Macau Champion Glenn Irwin opted not to return to...

Team UK in doubt for 2019 Island Classic

Team UK in doubt for 2019 Island Classic

Phillip Island will once again play host to the Island Classic next year on January 25-27. A celebration of classic and vintage race machines, it’s Australia’s third biggest motorcycle event, behind...

Classic TT: McGuinness wins on first return to the Isle of Man course

Classic TT: McGuinness wins on first return to the Isle of Man course

John McGuinness has made the dream return to the Isle of Man mountain course, winning the Senior Classic TT aboard his Roger Winfield Paton ahead of Jamie Coward and Lee Johnston. After missing the...

Roads: French racer Fabrice Miguet dies after UGP crash

Roads: French racer Fabrice Miguet dies after UGP crash

French road racing veteran Fabrice Miguet has died following a crash at Saturday’s Ulster Grand Prix, race organisers have confirmed. The 49-year-old was originally reported as being in a critical...

Roads: Racing abandoned through bad weather at final day of Ulster Grand Prix

Roads: Racing abandoned through bad weather at final day of Ulster Grand Prix

The 2018 Ulster Grand Prix came to a premature close today after just three races, due to the onset of bad weather in the afternoon.  After initially planning an actioned-packed Saturday of...

Roads: Bad weather disrupts opening races at Ulster GP

Roads: Bad weather disrupts opening races at Ulster GP

After hours of delays due to bad weather, Thursday afternoon’s racing schedule at the Ulster Grand Prix eventually kicked off at around 6.30pm. Racing was set to start around the 7.4011-mile course...

Roads: Cummins completes first 134mph lap at this year's Ulster GP

Roads: Cummins completes first 134mph lap at this year's Ulster GP

It was another seriously fast practice session at the Ulster Grand Prix, with Manxman Conor Cummins posting the first 134mph lap of the meeting to take pole in the Superbike catagory with a time of...

Roads: Harrison sets the early pace at Ulster GP

Roads: Harrison sets the early pace at Ulster GP

Silicone Engineering Racing’s Dean Harrison set the early pace on the opening day of the Ulster Grand Prix, from Peter Hickman and Conor Cummins, with a 132.451mph lap. After a delayed start caused by...

Roads: Michael Dunlop to miss Ulster Grand Prix

Roads: Michael Dunlop to miss Ulster Grand Prix

Tyco BMW’s Michael Dunlop will miss this week’s Ulster Grand Prix races from Dundrod. The six-time event winner failed to attend last night’s compulsory rider briefing, which was earmarked by...

Roads: First pictures emerge of David Johnson with Tyco BMW HP4 at Ulster GP

Roads: First pictures emerge of David Johnson with Tyco BMW HP4 at Ulster GP

The first pictures of Aussie David Johnson with his carbon-fibre framed Tyco BMW HP4 Race have emerged at the Ulster Grand Prix. Johnson competed at this year’s North West 200 and Isle of Man TT in...

Roads: Hutchinson withdraws from Ulster GP

Roads: Hutchinson withdraws from Ulster GP

Ian Hutchinson has opted not to compete in this year’s Ulster Grand Prix as he continues to focus on getting back to full fitness. The 16-time TT winner made a remarkable comeback for this year’s...

Roads: Lintin remains critical after Southern 100 crash

Roads: Lintin remains critical after Southern 100 crash

Ivan Lintin remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital after last week’s Southern 100 crash. The Lincoln rider was involved in the four-bike incident during Thursday’s 600 challenge race...

Roads: James Cowton dies in Southern 100 crash

Roads: James Cowton dies in Southern 100 crash

James Cowton has passed away following an incident during this evening’s racing at the international Southern 100 on the Isle of Man. The McAdoo Kawasaki rider was involved in a four-bike incident...

Roads: William Dunlop dies in Skerries practice crash

Roads: William Dunlop dies in Skerries practice crash

William Dunlop has passed away after an incident during practice for the Skerries 100 road races in Ireland. The Ballymoney rider was involved in an incident at the Sam’s Tunnel section of the course...

TT 2018: ACU announce inquiry into Mercer incident

TT 2018: ACU announce inquiry into Mercer incident

ACU Events Ltd, the organising body of the Isle of Man TT has today announced an independent inquiry into the incident which resulted in Steve Mercer’s serious injuries during practice for this year’s...

TT 2018: Set-up changes thwart Dunlop's Senior charge

TT 2018: Set-up changes thwart Dunlop's Senior charge

Michael Dunlop’s disappointing performance in Friday’s Senior TT has been put down to a change in set-up not working for the Tyco BMW rider. Despite storming to victory in Saturday’s Superbike race...

TT 2018: Harrison reveals secrets behind 2018 speed

TT 2018: Harrison reveals secrets behind 2018 speed

The 2018 Isle of Man TT was the making of Silicone Engineering Kawasaki’s Dean Harrison. The Yorkshireman stepped up from a potential podium challenger to fighting for the win in each race he started...

TT 2018: Hickman: 'I hated being the nearly man'

TT 2018: Hickman: 'I hated being the nearly man'

Peter Hickman has said he hated being the ‘nearly’ man at the Isle of Man TT after finally clinching his first mountain course win last week. Hickman finished on the podium in all five races he...