TT & road races

Ulster GP: Manx GP Supertwins champion Jamie Hodson dies in Dundrod 150 incident

Ulster GP: Manx GP Supertwins champion Jamie Hodson dies in Dundrod 150 incident

A rider has died following an incident during today’s Ulster Grand Prix Dundrod 150 races. Jamie Hodson, 35, from Wigan, was involved in an incident at Joey’s Windmill in this afternoon’s Dundrod 150...

Ulster GP: Anstey confident after Superbike podium

Ulster GP: Anstey confident after Superbike podium

Bruce Anstey has said there’s more to come from him and the Padgetts Racing RC213V-S at the Ulster Grand Prix after a third-place finish in the Dundrod 150 Superbike race. Anstey had run the same pace...

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman's video diary - Thursday

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman's video diary - Thursday

Peter Hickman's domination of the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix continued on Thursday with the Smiths BMW/Triumph rider going on to take pole for Saturday's Supersport and Superstock races and provisonal...

Ulster GP: Outright record and Dundrod 150 win for Hickman

Ulster GP: Outright record and Dundrod 150 win for Hickman

Peter Hickman turned his dominant qualifying pace into results in the opening race at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix, storming to an unchallenged Dundrod 150 Superbike win. It was a lights to flag...

Ulster GP: Parade lap to honour Dr Fred MacSorley

Ulster GP: Parade lap to honour Dr Fred MacSorley

Ulster Grand Prix bosses have announced there will be a lap of honour ahead of Saturday’s race schedule as a nod to flying medic Doctor Fred MacSorley MBE, who hangs up his leathers for the final time...

Ulster GP: William Dunlop out of Dundrod 150 Superbike race

Ulster GP: William Dunlop out of Dundrod 150 Superbike race

William Dunlop will sit out of this evening’s Dundrod 150 Superbike race after struggling with a wrist injury sustained last week. Dunlop says he broke his scaphoid 10 days ago, but wanted to at least...

Ulster GP: Provisional Superbike pole for Hickman

Ulster GP: Provisional Superbike pole for Hickman

Peter Hickman remains unbeaten in any session at the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix after setting provisional pole for Saturday’s two Superbike races. Just a one-lap Superpole dash now stands between Hickman...

Ulster GP: Hickman takes Supersport pole

Ulster GP: Hickman takes Supersport pole

Peter Hickman stormed to his third pole position of the week after topping the timesheets once again in this afternoon’s Ulster Grand Prix Supersport Qualifying. It was Silicone Engineering Kawasaki’s...

Ulster GP: Hickman beats Harrison to Superstock pole

Ulster GP: Hickman beats Harrison to Superstock pole

Peter Hickman continued his domination of the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix by taking pole position for Saturday’s Superstock races as the final qualifying sessions got underway this morning Hickman’s time...

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman's Video Diary - Wednesday

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman's Video Diary - Wednesday

Peter Hickman reflects on the opening day of the 2017 MCE Ulster Grand Prix, in which he stormed to the top of every session in which he competed.  The day started with qualifying for the Dundrod...

Ulster GP: Hickman dominates opening day

Ulster GP: Hickman dominates opening day

Peter Hickman completed a whitewash of the opening day’s practice at the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix by placing quickest in the joint Superbike/Superstock session to close the day. The Smiths BMW rider...

Ulster GP: Hickman pips Anstey in opening Supersport session

Ulster GP: Hickman pips Anstey in opening Supersport session

Peter Hickman continued to lead the way in practice at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix with as he claimed provisional pole position for Saturday’s Supersport races. Hickman clocked a lap of 3:32’316...

Ulster GP: Hickman takes Dundrod 150 pole

Ulster GP: Hickman takes Dundrod 150 pole

Peter Hickman led the way as the opening Superbike session got underway at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix, taking pole position for tomorrow’s Dundrod 150 Superbike race. The session was subject to a...

Ulster GP: Practice & Race Schedule

Ulster GP: Practice & Race Schedule

The 2017 Ulster Grand Prix kicks off today with practice getting underway at the 7.4 mile Dundrod circuit. Known as the ‘World’s Fastest Road Race’, the Ulster Grand Prix boasts a lap record with an...

Win a trip for two to the Classic TT with Bennetts

Win a trip for two to the Classic TT with Bennetts

The Classic TT powered by Bennetts has fast become a bucket list event for any bike fan, mixing a laid-back festival atmosphere with spectacular racing from some of the Isle of Man TT’s biggest stars,...

Ulster GP: Anstey out to re-claim lap record

Ulster GP: Anstey out to re-claim lap record

Bruce Anstey is looking to round out his 2017 road racing season on a high after a tough year so far. Anstey is yet to win a race this season but he’s hoping his fortune will change at Dundrod this...

Ulster GP: Hickman: 'Record could go as high as 136mph'

Ulster GP: Hickman: 'Record could go as high as 136mph'

Peter Hickman believes the Ulster Grand Prix lap record could reach an average speed of 136mph this week. Off the back of his best ever MCE British Superbike weekend at Thruxton and his most...

Roads: Dan Kneen joins Tyco BMW for Ulster GP

Roads: Dan Kneen joins Tyco BMW for Ulster GP

Dan Kneen will join the Tyco BMW squad for next week’s MCE Ulster Grand Prix in place of the injured Ian Hutchinson. The Manxman, who enjoyed his best TT to date this year with up his fastest ever...

Roads: Armoy triple for Dunlop

Roads: Armoy triple for Dunlop

Michael Dunlop continued a strong 2017 road racing season with a treble win at Armoy ahead of next week’s Ulster Grand Prix. The Ballymoney ace, who took his Bennetts Suzuki team to victory in this...

Roads: Johnston fit for Ulster return

Roads: Johnston fit for Ulster return

Lee Johnston has confirmed he will be fit to ride at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix after his practice crash at the Isle of Man TT. The Ulsterman sustained back, tailbone and finger fractures after...

Roads: Honda confirm cause of McGuinness crash

Roads: Honda confirm cause of McGuinness crash

Honda Racing have confirmed that the crash that ruled John McGuinness out of the 2017 road racing season was caused by an unexpected throttle blip as a result of an issue with the race kit...

Exclusive: Guy Martin calls time on road racing

Exclusive: Guy Martin calls time on road racing

After withdrawing from this year’s Ulster Grand Prix, Guy Martin has decided to call time on his international road racing career. The TT racer and truck mechanic turned TV star made an unexpected...

Roads: Guy Martin out of Ulster Grand Prix

Roads: Guy Martin out of Ulster Grand Prix

Guy Martin will not compete at this year's Ulster Grand Prix with the Honda Racing team.  Having joined Honda earlier this year to return to the sport for the first time following his crash at...

Roads: Steve Mercer hangs up road racing leathers

Roads: Steve Mercer hangs up road racing leathers

Steve Mercer has announced he will hang up his road racing leathers in an emotional statement. The southerner, who competed for Dafabet Devitt Racing at this year’s key international events, says he’s...

Roads: Anstey to ride RS250 at Ulster Grand Prix

Roads: Anstey to ride RS250 at Ulster Grand Prix

Bruce Anstey will campaign the Padgetts Honda RS250 at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix as he continues preparations for the 2017 Lightweight Classic TT. The New Zealander, who started his career on...

Roads: Harrison halts Dunlop's Southern 100 domination

Roads: Harrison halts Dunlop's Southern 100 domination

Dean Harrison put an end to Michael Dunlop’s domination of this year’s Southern 100 with a stunning victory in this afternoon’s Manx Gas Solo Championship race. However, the trophy they all went for...

Roads: Dunlop continues Southern 100 winning streak

Roads: Dunlop continues Southern 100 winning streak

Michael Dunlop continued his winning streak as he looks to defend his Southern 100 championship title with another hard fought victory against local man Dan Kneen. The duo were separated by just...

Roads: Guy Martin set for Honda return at Cadwell Park

Roads: Guy Martin set for Honda return at Cadwell Park

Guy Martin will be back in action on his Honda Racing CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 after being confirmed as a last-minute entry into Sunday’s Moto Time Attack at Cadwell Park. Martin will pilot the SP2 in...

Roads: Dunlop pips Kneen in opening Southern 100 battle

Roads: Dunlop pips Kneen in opening Southern 100 battle

Michael Dunlop returned to winning ways as the 2017 Steam Packet Southern 100 got underway on the Isle of Man with victory in the opening 600cc/1000cc encounter. However, it didn’t come easy for the...

Roads: Guy Martin out of Southern 100

Roads: Guy Martin out of Southern 100

Guy Martin has withdrawn his entry for this year’s Southern 100, choosing to sit out next week’s race in the Isle of Man as his Honda Racing CBR1000RR undergoes further testing in it’s road racing...

Roads: Harrison the Cock O'The North at Scarborough

Roads: Harrison the Cock O'The North at Scarborough

Silicone Engineering Kawasaki rider Dean Harrison took a dominant series of victories in the Cock O'The North races this weekend at Scarborough’s Oliver’s Mount circuit, dominating the weekend with an...

Roads: Shiels takes a hat trick of wins at Skerries

Roads: Shiels takes a hat trick of wins at Skerries

Derek Shiels has narrowly missed out on a clean sweep of victories at this year’s Skerries 100 road races, after looking unstoppable in both superbike and supersport classes to take an impressive hat...

Roads: TT stars set to go head to head at Ulster Grand Prix

Roads: TT stars set to go head to head at Ulster Grand Prix

Two of the biggest stars from the 2017 Isle of Man TT are set to go head to head once again as the Ulster Grand Prix gets underway in August. While lap record holder Ian Hutchinson is set to miss the...

Roads: Black tie fundraiser to celebrate Dr Fred McSorley’s retirement

Roads: Black tie fundraiser to celebrate Dr Fred McSorley’s retirement

The MCUI Medical Team are planning a black tie fundraiser for later this year to celebrate the retirement of one of their founding members, as the legendary Doctor Fred McSorley steps down at the end...

TT 2017: McGuinness: 'It could have been mint'

TT 2017: McGuinness: 'It could have been mint'

John McGuinness has put Honda’s nightmare 2017 Isle of Man TT down to a lack of development time with the new CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. Late delivery of the machines meant McGuinness and team-mate Guy...

TT 2017: 132mph Harrison 'over the moon' with double Superbike podium

TT 2017: 132mph Harrison 'over the moon' with double Superbike podium

Dean Harrison continued to show he’s got what it takes to join the TT elite in future years with another impressive week at the 2017 Isle of Man TT. While the Bradford ace walked away with three...