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William Dunlop eyeing Dundrod podium at after Armoy success

William Dunlop is confident that he has his bikes where they need to be in time for the final international road race of the year, the MCE Ulster Grand Prix. The Ballymoney man appears to be back on form after [...]

August 9, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Gary Dunlop looking forward to debut at Dad Joey’s ‘favourite’ Dundrod circuit

Gary Dunlop says he has been waiting all year for the MCE Ulster Grand Prix to come around, after making his road racing debut at the Mid Antrim 150 in April. The 33 year old from Ballymoney, whose legendary father [...]

August 8, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Hickman gunning for another international road race win at Dundrod

BSB star confident the Kawasaki package will put him on MCE UGP podium Peter Hickman says he is confident he’ll be a contender for the podium at the 2016 MCE Ulster Grand Prix, the scene of his first international road [...]

July 29, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Record entry list for world’s fastest road race

The final entry list for the 2016 MCE Ulster Grand Prix has been announced and with 173 entries, a record number of competitors will take their place on the grid next month. Organisers have also confirmed that 54 of the [...]

July 26, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Dromara Destroyers announce convoy and night of nostalgia at Ulster Grand Prix

The legendary Dromara Destroyers, Brian Reid, Ian McGregor, Raymond McCullough and Trevor Steele have announced they are holding a ride out from Dromara to Dundrod as part of the MCE Ulster Grand Prix Bike Week festival. They are calling for [...]

July 22, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Kneen eyes Dundrod success after strong return from injury at Southern 100

Mar-Train Racing rider Dan Kneen is raring to get out on his Yamaha machinery at this year’s MCE Ulster Grand Prix after being forced to miss both the North West 200 and IOM TT due to injury, making a return [...]

July 19, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Dunlop dominates Solo Championship; Reeves wins record breaking Sidecar Championship at Southern 100.

Thursday was warm and sunny; with very little in the way of breeze; allied to a perfectly dry track this gave us ideal conditions for racing. The first race was the 600cc B Race and it proved to be great [...]

July 16, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Senior win for dominant Dunlop; Reeves wins superb Sidecar Race at Southern 100.

Wednesday evening was cold for the time of year and the groups of dark clouds that ambled overhead from time to time threatened to drop their contents. With Church Bends full to the gunwales; our location for the night’s action [...]

July 15, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

MCE UGP to attempt to create world record for most different makes of motorcycle in one place

THE organisers of the MCE UGP (MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix) have announced they are attempting to create a Guinness World Record for most different makes of motorcycle in one place. If you’d like to take part, just email geoff@ulstergrandprix.net [...]

July 15, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Dominant wins for Dunlop and Tweed at Southern 100.

The 2016 IOM Steam Packet Company Southern 100 Road Races were kicked off by two commanding wins on Tuesday evening. The conditions were just about ideal; calm, with thin high cloud giving even lighting around the 4.25 miles of the [...]

July 13, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Treat for fans at Dundrod as Anstey confirms he will ride the RCV

The Vavoline Racing by Padgett’s Motorcycles team have struck a deal with MCE Ulster Grand Prix organisers which will see the popular New Zealand rider riding the Honda RC213V-S at the famous Dundrod circuit next month. Anstey rode the exotic [...]

July 8, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Battle lines will be drawn as stars gather to launch the 2016 MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix

SOME of road racing’s biggest names and brightest young talents have gathered in Lisburn to officially launch the 2016 MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix. Fresh from the Isle of Man, an all-star lineup including Ian Hutchinson, Peter Hickman, Ivan Lintin, [...]

July 4, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Flying kiwi Anstey out to beat own record for world’s fastest lap at MCE UGP

Comments come as IOM TT almost claims ‘world’s fastest road race’ accolade A spectacular week of racing at the IOM TT saw Michael Dunlop smash the TT’s lap record, which at 133.962mph almost displacing the all-time fastest lap record of [...]

June 21, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Dunlop wins awe inspiring PokerStars Senior TT.

Michael Dunlop put on one of the greatest rides ever seen on the famous old Mountain Course as he shattered his own outright lap record in Friday’s Pokerstars Senior TT, the final race of the 2016 Isle of Man TT [...]

June 10, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Birchall brothers secure their fourth TT win in Sure Sidecar Race 2.

The second Sure Sidecar Race promised to be a close and thrilling affair; with three of the fancied runners out to prove a point. The race allowed Ben and Tom Birchall to make up for their disappointment of last Saturday as they [...]

June 10, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Lintin retains Lightweight title at 2016

Due to earlier mist induced delays the race start was pushed back to a 6.30pm start and having the roads open for one hour allowed a change of vantage point or spectators and photographers. At Glen Helen on the opening [...]

June 9, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Dominant Supersport win sees Hutchinson move level with TT great Mike Hailwood.

Ian Hutchinson etched his name ever more deeply into TT history as he took his third win of TT 2016. He completed his second successive Supersport double for Keith Flint’s Traction Control team as he took a commanding victory in [...]

June 9, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News

Monday double for record breaker Hutchinson.

Ian Hutchinson closed to within one win of the great Mike Hailwood GM, MBE when he won the RL 360 Quantum Superstock TT; to repeat his feat of last year. He led the race from start to finish; the task [...]

June 7, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Superb Hutchinson makes it a dozen.

Monday gave us another beautiful, sunny day in the Isle of Man; a fairly brisk breeze keeping the edge of temperatures. The very limited spectator space at Waterworks was nearly full as the start time approached. This corner is one [...]

June 6, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News, Racing

Dunlop makes it a dozen in record shattering RST Superbike TT.

The record books were torn to shreds in an amazing opening to TT 2016; the RST Superbike race. The practice form suggested that the lap record could be beaten; it did not prepare us for Michael Dunlop producing the first [...]

June 5, 2016 Isle of Man TT and Other Roads, Latest News
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