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TT 2017: Lee Johnston injured in qualifying incident

TT 2017: Lee Johnston injured in qualifying incident

Lee Johnston has been taken to hospital following a crash in today’s lengthened Superbike, Superstock and Supersport qualifying session at the 2017 Isle of Man TT. Johnston fell from his Padgetts...

TT 2017: Dunlop hits 131mph in red flagged qualifying

TT 2017: Dunlop hits 131mph in red flagged qualifying

Michael Dunlop increased the pace as Saturday’s extra practice sessions got underway on the Isle of Man, clocking a 131.062mph lap from a standing start on his Bennetts Suzuki GSX-R1000. Trying out a...

TT 2017: Stunning 360 degree footage with Horst Saiger

TT 2017: Stunning 360 degree footage with Horst Saiger

The 37.73-mile Isle of Man mountain course is the most gruelling race circuit in the world, there’s no doubt about that. It’s punishing for both man and machine and now we see it in a completely new...

TT 2017: Hutchy quickest from Anstey on Friday

TT 2017: Hutchy quickest from Anstey on Friday

Ian Hutchinson continued to lead the way as practice resumed on the Isle of Man as the sun made a welcome appearance after two days of challenging conditions With Wednesday practice cut short and...

TT 2017: How hard are tyres worked on the mountain course?

TT 2017: How hard are tyres worked on the mountain course?

He might not be racing this year, but nobody knows the Isle of Man mountain course better than 23x TT winner John McGuinness. After riding the TT for 20 years, McGuinness knows what it takes to lap...

TT 2017: On board with Brookes and the Norton SG6 V4-RR

TT 2017: On board with Brookes and the Norton SG6 V4-RR

Josh Brookes returns to the mountain course for the first time since 2014 this year and he's doing so in style having signed to ride Norton's SG6 V4-RR alongside David Johnson. While the Island's...

VIDEO: John McGuinness on injuries, missing the TT and the future

VIDEO: John McGuinness on injuries, missing the TT and the future

Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness misses the event for the first time in 20 years this year, but the nasty injuries he sustained in his fast crash at the 2017 North West 200 weren’t enough to keep...

TT 2017: Revised race schedule announced

TT 2017: Revised race schedule announced

Isle of Man TT bosses have announced a new race schedule in response to the weather having wreaked havoc with this week’s planned practice sessions. Just Tuesday practice has run so far this week with...

TT 2017: Thursday practice cancelled as weather continues to wreak havoc

TT 2017: Thursday practice cancelled as weather continues to wreak havoc

Thursday’s Isle of Man TT practice session has been cancelled due to the mist already affecting parts of the course and the radar predicting imminent heavy rainfall. Poor weather conditions have...

TT 2017: Sunday racing looking likely

TT 2017: Sunday racing looking likely

The Isle of Man TT’s Clerk of the Course Gary Thompson has said he is expecting to have to postpone Saturday’s opening Superbike and Sidecar races until Sunday with poor weather expected to interfere...

TT 2017: Hutchinson on top as weather interrupts second practice

TT 2017: Hutchinson on top as weather interrupts second practice

Ian Hutchinson again led the way as practice resumed at this year’s Isle of Man TT, but riders would only get one full lap of the mountain course before poor weather brought an early end to...

TT 2017: Brookes eyeing top five on TT return

TT 2017: Brookes eyeing top five on TT return

He might have been away from the TT for two years, but 2015 BSB champion Josh Brookes is determined to make his mark as he returns to the mountain course with Norton this year.  Brookes’ praise...

TT 2017: Bosses preparing radical contingency for Wednesday practice

TT 2017: Bosses preparing radical contingency for Wednesday practice

Isle of Man TT bosses are preparing contingency plans should tonight’s practice sessions be affected by heavy mist on the mountain as forecasts are predicting. While at present the island is basked in...

TT 2017: Dunlop: 'A good start and more to come'

TT 2017: Dunlop: 'A good start and more to come'

Michael Dunlop was impressed with the performance of his Bennetts Suzuki GSX-R1000 after he completed his first two laps of the mountain course with the machine on Tuesday evening. Dunlop clocked a...

TT 2017: Hutchinson leads the way as practice begins

TT 2017: Hutchinson leads the way as practice begins

Ian Hutchinson led the way as the 2017 Isle of Man TT finally got underway this evening, but rival Michael Dunlop wasn’t far behind as they completed their first laps of the mountain course. With...

TT: Honda confirm electronics switch

TT: Honda confirm electronics switch

It’s fair to say it’s been a tough year so far for the Honda Racing squad, with star rider John McGuinness ruled out of this year’s TT after a nasty crash at the North West 200 earlier this month and...

TT 2017: TV Guide

TT 2017: TV Guide

The 2017 Isle of Man TT might have been blighted by bad weather but ITV4’s TV coverage has already started with preview shows airing each night at 21:00. Starting last night, ‘TT 2017 Record Breakers’...

2017 Isle of Man TT

2017 Isle of Man TT

The 2017 Isle of Man TT is here, and this is the place to keep up to date with all the latest news.

TT: Monday practice cancelled

TT: Monday practice cancelled

Hopes of getting the 2017 Isle of Man TT underway this evening were dashed as further bad weather blighted the island. Heavy rainfall had left the majority of the 37.73-mile circuit damp and with that...

TT: Michael Dunlop: 'I think I can win on anything'

TT: Michael Dunlop: 'I think I can win on anything'

Having won four out of the last six Superbike and Senior TT races, Michael Dunlop is the man when it comes to the Isle of Man mountain course. Nephew of the late, great Joey Dunlop and son of Robert,...

TT: Opening practice cancelled because of mist

TT: Opening practice cancelled because of  mist

The 2017 Isle of Man TT got off to a disappointing start after a last minute call to cancel this evening’s scheduled practice sessions due to mist on the mountain. Keen to get the 2017 event underway,...

TT: No McGuinness replacement at Honda

TT: No McGuinness replacement at Honda

Honda Racing will not replace John McGuinness at this year’s Isle of Man TT after the 23-time TT winner was ruled out of action following his North West 200 crash. McGuinness suffered a bad break to...

TT: Practice & Race Schedule

TT: Practice & Race Schedule

The wait is finally over, the 2017 Isle of Man TT gets underway tomorrow night with the Newcomers and Supersport class heading out for their first practice laps of the 37.73 mile mountain...

TT: Kneen joins Brookes at Jackson Racing

TT: Kneen joins Brookes at Jackson Racing

Dan Kneen will join Josh Brookes at Jackson Racing for the two Monster Energy Isle of Man TT Supersport races. The Jackson outfit was left seeking two last minute replacement riders after John...

TT: Lee Johnston parts company with Jackson Racing

TT: Lee Johnston parts company with Jackson Racing

Lee Johnston has parted company with the Jackson Racing team ahead of the 2017 Isle of Man TT, which gets underway this Saturday. MCN understands the decision was made between Johnston and the team...

TT: Brookes takes on McGuinness' Supersport steed

TT: Brookes takes on McGuinness' Supersport steed

Josh Brookes will stand in for John McGuinness on the Jackson Racing CBR600RR in the Supersport class at this year’s Isle of Man TT. Competing for Norton in the Superbike and Senior races, Brookes has...

TT: Anstey to stand in for McGuinness at Mugen

TT: Anstey to stand in for McGuinness at Mugen

Bruce Anstey will stand in for ex-team-mate John McGuinness at Mugen for this year’s TT Zero, it has been announced. Missing the event for the first time since he started in 1996, McGuinness was ruled...

TT: Hickman upbeat despite tough North West

TT: Hickman upbeat despite tough North West

Peter Hickman wasn’t disheartened by a tough week at the Vauxhall International North West 200 after his Smiths Racing team were able to gain a valuable understanding of their package ahead of this...

TT: Brookes to compete in Lightweight race for Farquhar

TT: Brookes to compete in Lightweight race for Farquhar

Josh Brookes will compete in the 2017 Bennetts Lightweight TT with Ryan Farquhar’s KMR Kawasaki squad, it has been announced. The Aussie will join Lee Johnston, Peter Hickman and Danny Webb in the...

TT: Hillier sharper after strong North West

TT: Hillier sharper after strong North West

James Hillier has said he’s feeling sharper ahead of this year’s Isle of Man TT after a strong run at the Vauxhall International North West 200. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider took a podium finish in...

Gallery: John McGuinness through the years

Gallery: John McGuinness through the years

Open John McGuinness' autobiography on any page and you're almost guaranteed to find a story that will either have you laughing into your cornflakes or the hairs on the back of your neck standing on...

TT: McGuinness: 'Missing the TT is going to hurt'

TT: McGuinness: 'Missing the TT is going to hurt'

John McGuinness has spoken out for the first time since his horrific crash at last week’s Vauxhall International North West 200. The 23-time TT winner remains in Belfast’s Royal Victoria hospital...

TT: Honda in crisis after McGuinness crash

TT: Honda in crisis after McGuinness crash

It was a week to forget for Honda Racing at the Vauxhall International North West 200 as their star rider John McGuinness was ruled out of action after a high-speed horror crash in Thursday’s...

NW200: 'Giant strides' for Hutchy during North West

NW200: 'Giant strides' for Hutchy during North West

Ian Hutchinson might have left the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 without victory but the Tyco BMW rider maintained it was a positive week as he focused on getting used to his new Dunlop...

TT Marshals to be armed with Fireblade SPs

TT Marshals to be armed with Fireblade SPs

Honda are preparing to supply 8 brand-new Fireblade SP motorcycles for the Isle of Man TT race marshals to help perform their duties at this year’s event. The bikes will enable the marshals to assist...

NW200: Seeley: 'I can't be disappointed with that'

NW200: Seeley: 'I can't be disappointed with that'

Having become the most successful rider in the history of the Vauxhall International North West 200 last year, expectation was high for Alastair Seeley as he headed into this year’s event with the...