TT & road races

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...

Roads: Hutchy re-united with Padgetts for Supersport races

Roads: Hutchy re-united with Padgetts for Supersport races

Ian Hutchinson will be re-united with the Padgetts Racing squad with which he took his historic five TT victories in a week the 2018 road racing season. The Bingley Bullet will join the Batley squad...

NW200: Johnston quickest in red flagged Superbike qualifying

NW200: Johnston quickest in red flagged Superbike qualifying

Lee Johnston led the way in a red flagged opening superbike session for this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200. The diminutive Ulsterman set his time of 4:36.708 to displace Tyco BMW’s...

NW200: Dunlop leads opening supersport session

NW200: Dunlop leads opening supersport session

Michael Dunlop led the way in the opening practice session as this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200 got underway. The 8.9-mile Triangle circuit was dry for the day’s opening newcomer laps...

NW200: Tuesday practice schedule & how to watch

NW200: Tuesday practice schedule & how to watch

The 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200 gets underway today with the opening practice sessions setting off on the famous 8.9-mile Triangle course. Conditions for the morning session are grey...

Roads: 'No problems' for Hutchinson in early tests

Roads: 'No problems' for Hutchinson in early tests

Ian Hutchinson is set to make a remarkable comeback at next week’s North West 200 after taking huge steps forward with the recovery of his broken leg over the past few weeks.  The Bingley Bullet...

TT: McAMS to field Brookes in Supersport and stock races

TT: McAMS to field Brookes in Supersport and stock races

McAMS Yamaha have confirmed they will field a Supersport and Superstock bike for Josh Brookes at this year’s Isle of Man TT. The squad, which has won four Supersport TTs in the last three years with...

TT: Cummins to set off at No. 1 as Superbike start list revealed

TT: Cummins to set off at No. 1 as Superbike start list revealed

Conor Cummins will start this year’s Isle of Man TT from the number one spot as the start numbers for this year’s Superbike race have been revealed. The Manxman will be the first away down...

Roads: Hutchinson back on track with Honda Racing

Roads: Hutchinson back on track with Honda Racing

Ian Hutchinson’s fightback from injury looks to have made big progress this week as he took his first spin on Honda’s CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 at Mallory Park. It's understood the Bingley Bullet had...

Exclusive Interview: McGuinness: 'I don't want to hit Bray Hill and have my leg snap off!'

Exclusive Interview: McGuinness: 'I don't want to hit Bray Hill and have my leg snap off!'

A month ago, Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness had looked certain to be heading down Bray Hill for the first time on the booming Norton SG7, but a set-back with the leg injury he has spent the...

Roads: Sheils takes superbike win at weather hampered Cookstown 100

Roads: Sheils takes superbike win at weather hampered Cookstown 100

Derek Sheils and Michael Dunlop took victories as the 2018 road racing season got underway at a weather-troubled Cookstown 100 this weekend. Changing conditions and a spate of crashes brought the...

Roads: Rutter joins Mugen after Anstey and McGuinness withdrawal

Roads: Rutter joins Mugen after Anstey and McGuinness withdrawal

Michael Rutter will race for Mugen in this year’s Isle of Man TT Zero class after the late and unfortunate withdrawals of Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness. Both former TT Zero winners, Anstey and...

Roads: Tuxworth back at Honda for road racing season

Roads: Tuxworth back at Honda for road racing season

Neil Tuxworth will continue working with Honda Racing’s roads effort this year despite officially retiring from his role at the helm of Honda’s racing activities last year. The long-serving team boss...

Roads: Padgett: 'We can't not take the RCV to the TT!'

Roads: Padgett: 'We can't not take the RCV  to the TT!'

Clive Padgett has said he’ll still be taking the Honda RC213V-S to this year’s Isle of Man TT despite Bruce Anstey set to miss the event after being diagnosed with cancer. Having confirmed his illness...

Roads: Guy Martin withdraws from Cookstown 100

Roads: Guy Martin withdraws from Cookstown 100

Guy Martin has withdrawn from this weekend’s Cookstown 100 after gearbox problems with his BSA Rocket 3. The TT racer turned TV star was scheduled to race at the event this weekend, which would be his...