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Harrison wins superb S100 Championship; crash hands Sidecar title to Holden.

Harrison wins superb S100 Championship; crash hands Sidecar title to Holden.

Championship Day gave us just about ideal conditions; dry track, light breeze and high cloud to diffuse the strong sunlight; all was set for records to be obliterated. The first taster was the 600cc C Race. This produced a good [...]

July 15, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads

Record book shredded at Southern 100.

Wednesday evening’s racing at the 2017 S 100 provided compelling; record setting racing in just about perfect conditions. The first race on the programme was the Ellan Vannin Fuels Senior Race for 1000cc machines. Dean Harrison was a notable non-starter; [...]

July 15, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads

Dunlop beats record breaker Kneen in superb S100 opener; Tweed wins 125/400 race.

Following the completion of practice; the Southern 100 fired into life with a superb Corlett’s trophies 600/1000cc Race. Held in beautiful evening sunshine this race provided a great spectacle for the large crowds gathered around the 4.25 miles of the [...]

July 12, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Other News

Southern 100 Club President Derek Nicholson Passes Away

Another very sad day: with the death of Derek Nicholson we have lost one of the finest gentlemen that it has been my privilege to know and be able to regard as a friend.  It is hard to find words [...]

July 8, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Stage set for another epic shoulder to shoulder battle at the 2017 MCE Ulster Grand Prix

The countdown to the 2017 MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix has begun, as some of the biggest stars in real road racing have gathered once again at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn to launch the 95th year of the world’s fastest [...]

June 27, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

BSB star Christian Iddon eager to make roads bow at the MCE UGP

British Superbike front-runner Christian Iddon has admitted he’s keen to make the jump from short circuits to real road racing at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix this August. The popular 32 year-old, now in his second year with the Tyco [...]

June 23, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing
Dunlop seizes second chance; Birchalls and Anstey take wins at TT 2017. Hutchy breaks femur in Senior crash.

Dunlop seizes second chance; Birchalls and Anstey take wins at TT 2017. Hutchy breaks femur in Senior crash.

Senior Race Day dawned with sunshine breaking through lifting cloud that soon dispersed. However the aftermath of yet another overnight deluge meant that the start of play was delayed for two hours. There was a large gathered at the Gooseneck [...]

June 10, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Dunlop and record breaking Birchalls take victories at TT 2017.

What had seemed to be highly unlikely at 6 a.m. duly took place; the Supersport Race 1 and Sidecar Race 1 were completed; the later just as the weather began to close in and rain started to fall on the [...]

June 6, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Hutchy takes TT win number 15 in enthralling Superbike Race.

A sunny Sunday afternoon gave us a superb start to racing at TT 2017. This race was in doubt right until the chequered flag was waved; there were more twist and turns than in an Agatha Christie novel. At the [...]

June 4, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Birchalls and Dunlop up the ante at TT 2017.

A beautiful day on the Isle of Man saw some rapid laps completed in practice sessions that were three times interrupted by red flags. Conditions for the riders were almost perfect; a strengthening breeze the only problem. The riders did [...]

June 4, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Hutchy and Moly lead the way at TT 2017.

After the most problematic week in living memory conditions were finally perfect for qualifying at the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, with clear blue skies and precious little wind. There were huge crowds all around [...]

June 3, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Weather curtails practice at troubled TT 2017.

The weather was again the winner at TT 2017 as Wednesday’s practice session was reduced to just one timed lap as the feared lowering of the cloud base duly occurred. The sun was still shining in Ramsey as the first [...]

June 1, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Singles victories for Hawkins and Shannon at Pre-TT Classic.

The Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races began at a sunny Billown Circuit right on schedule on Saturday afternoon. Notable amongst the non-starters were potential race winners Mike Hose, Bill Swallow and Chris McGahan. Fastest from the lights was Foxdale’s Rich [...]

May 28, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads

Avon Tyres Celebrates Diamond Anniversary of First 100 mph TT lap

At this year’s Isle of Man TT, 27 May – 9 June, Avon’s motorsport team will be marking the 60th anniversary of the first ever 100 mph lap of the TT, set on Avon tyres. The record-breaking lap was ridden [...]

May 22, 2017 Industry News, Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Manufacturers, Racing

Saroléa chases podium in the TT Zero with its electric Superbike

Saroléa are delighted to announce that, once again, they will be at this year’s Isle of Man TT races contesting the TT Zero with their exotic SP7 carbon racebike. This will be the fourth time that Saroléa have taken part [...]

May 2, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Huge Entry For The 57th Around A Pound Tandragee 100

The North Armagh Motorcycle & Car Club Ltd is delighted to launch the 57th Around A Pound Tandragee 100 on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd April 2017. “The circuit’s in deepest, greenest rural Northern Ireland, with a paddock that’s more [...]

March 29, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

TT 2017 Countdown fires up at Press Launch.

A full day of events started the countdown to TT 2017. After most of the riders had frozen their rocks off clay pigeon shooting; the group gathered at the Motor Museum in Jurby for lunch; then interviews and photo shoots [...]

March 25, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Guy Martin to compete at Tandragee 100

The North Armagh Motorcycle & Car Club Ltd is delighted to confirm that Guy Martin will be starting at the 57th Around A Pound Tandragee 100 on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd April 2017. Guy will compete in both the [...]

March 23, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

KMR Kawasaki to run Johnston and Kennaugh in 2017

KMR Kawasaki will again have a strong presence at the International road races in 2017 with Ryan Farquhar’s team running Lee Johnston and Hudson Kennaugh at both the International North West 200 and Isle of Man TT. The duo will [...]

March 17, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Tyco BMW Reunite With Alastair Seeley For North West 200

TAS Racing (Tyco BMW) is pleased to announce that record breaking 17-time International North West 200 winner Alastair Seeley will be joining them for the 1000cc races at this year’s May showpiece in Northern Ireland aboard Tyco BMW machinery. The [...]

March 15, 2017 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing