Isle Of Man TT

British Superbike: Peter Hickman: ‘We race, we don’t wink’: ‘Shocked by race direction’ | British superbikes

On the final lap of race one, Hickman, a multiple Isle of Man TT winner, rushed inside O’Halloran at Turn 14, a corner in which the McAMS Yamaha rider had to poorly compared to its rivals for most of the weekend. But as this is one of the fastest corners …

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I feel in tune with my bikes, says Davey Todd as he battles for Gold Cup glory at Oliver’s Mount

The 70th Steve Henshaw Gold Cup at Oliver’s Mount in Scarborough takes center stage this weekend, where road racing man of the moment Davey Todd leads the way. England’s only road race returns to action on the wooded 2.41-mile course after a number of events were canceled last year due …

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Macau Grand Prix street motorcycle racing returns after t…

The Macau Grand Prix has been given an official date in 2022 for what will be the iconic street motorcycle race’s first race since 2019. One of the main dates on the road racing calendar, the Macau Grand Prix remains one of the toughest and most demanding events in motorcycle …

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The Gold Cup returns to Scarborough’s Oliver’s Mount circuit

Ben and Thomas Birchall will be in action at Oliver’s Mount Photo by Stuart Watson Motorcycle racing has taken place at Oliver’s Mount since 1949 and it is the only ‘street circuit’ in England, offering racing fans a unique opportunity to get up close to the action. However, last year’s …

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Red Bull F1 driver Perez appears on new Iron Maiden tour t-shirt

British metal icons Iron Maiden are currently embarking on the second part of their The Legacy of the Beast world tour, which was postponed to early 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few weeks, the group has embarked on the second leg of their 2022 jaunt, which …

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TT legend McGuinness restarts motor racing

Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness will swap two wheels for four this weekend when he makes a foray into motor racing. He will ride at Brands Hatch in the Ginetta GT Academy, the Yorkshire-based sportscar company‘s one-make series that runs alongside the British GT Championship. The second most …

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The bravest competitors in the 160 mph Ride Shotgun sidecar races

Sidecar racing involves two people controlling a three-wheeled motorcycle that can go over 160 mph. One person uses handlebars, throttle and brakes; the other uses nothing but his body weight. There are acrobatic stunts and crashes, and it makes driving a race car feel like a walk in the park. …

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Monadnock Ledger-Transcript – The Francestown Roots of Motorcycling

For the ledger-transcription Posted: 08/30/2022 17:56:28 Modified: 08/30/2022 17:56:16 From an early age, Francestown-born Sylvester Roper displayed remarkable mechanical ability, building a model steam engine when he was just 12 years old. Roper held numerous patents, some on sewing machines, machine tools, ovens, slide guns, and fire escapes. Some of …

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Honda touts ‘forever determined’ future with John Cena

Honda’s latest efforts give us all a view from the driver’s seat of more than 70 years of iconic Honda products past, present and future. Get ready for a first-person journey through the history of some of Honda’s major breakthroughs – plus a glimpse into the future. The Japanese automaker …

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Morecambe TT legend John McGuinness does Tyson Fury impression on BBC Question of Sport

In a preview clip posted online, the 23-time TT Isle of Man motorcycle road race winner is seen mimicking the world heavyweight boxing champion’s racing style in a lightweight fashion. “But I don’t know what he does, he doesn’t really run much.” DOUGLAS, ISLE OF MAN – JUNE 07: John …

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Costello joins FHO Racing as a trainer

23.08.2022 | BSB Staff | BSB Support FHO Racing has partnered with historic racer Maria Costello to help the team support up-and-coming racers. The team, owned and operated by Faye Ho, has been committed to nurturing and supporting talented female racers since the start of 2021 and is currently supporting …

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Manx Grand Prix: John McGuinness ‘in the stadium’ as Isle of Man TT legend aims for third straight win in Classic Senior race at Manx Grand Prix

The 23-time Isle of Man TT winner claimed back-to-back class wins in 2018 and 2019 after missing the race through injury in 2017. McGuinness, who surpassed 100 TT starts in June, also won the race in 2016 and holds the lap record at 113.342mph. The 50-year-old completed three laps in …

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North West 200 at risk without additional funding, warns…

The North West 200 road race will not go ahead next year without funding and support to secure its future, according to race chief Mervyn Whyte. Considered one of the most important road races in the world and the warm-up to the Isle of Man TT which traditionally starts a …

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Manx Grand Prix 2022: Practice schedule, race order and road closure times as festival returns to Isle of Man

The Classic TT designation has been dropped and all five races at the festival this year will be run under the Manx GP banner. Practice is scheduled to begin on Sunday August 21 and the event will conclude on Monday August 29, a public holiday. The event was canceled in …

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Phillip McCallen optimistic Ulster Grand Prix will return in 2023 as talks resume with Tourism NI

Last held in 2019, the world’s fastest road race was canceled in 2020 due to financial issues, with the event going into debt of around £300,000 under the management of Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the cancellation of most major road races in 2021, …

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Young people love motorcycles, it is enough to show that…

Road racing can be brutal, but it’s also beautiful. Needless to say, it is perhaps the most polarizing sport in the minds of the people who love it. Events such as the North West 200, Isle of Man TT, Manx Grand Prix – to name but a few – are …

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10 Things Most People Didn’t Know About Tom Cruise’s Bikes In Top Gun

People always love movies that have gorgeous cars and bikes. They are the reason we watch these movies. Upper gun is no different, and it also features airplanes! The film crew flew out to capture the cutscene, giving the film a realistic feel. However, Upper gun dealing with the tragic …

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway

‘500’ Winners Dixon, Franchitti, Helio Racing at Goodwood Revival August 10, 2022 | By Curt Cavin Ten NTT INDYCAR SERIES Championships and eight Indianapolis 500 presented by gainbridge the victories will be represented next month when the Goodwood Revival is held. Dario Legendary Drivers Crossed (four series titles, three “500” …

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2022 Suzuka 8 Hours | WorldSBK champions defend, Lecuona debuts, farewell Suzuki? | Superbikes of the world

Wait, wait, listen to me. So yes the Isle of Man TT. MotoGP at Phillip Island. Everything on two wheels in Assen. These are undoubtedly massive events that can lay claim to being the biggest and best motorcycle festival in the world. But if your sample selection included some of …

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Bike Shed Los Angeles Review [Lunch with Freddie Spencer]

Bike Shed Los Angeles Review [Lunch with Freddie Spencer]

The thrill I felt was barely controllable at the thought of meeting three-time Grand Prix World Champion Freddie Spencer. Much of my wasted youth was spent hunting in England, where I experienced close encounters on various trails. Back then pit access was easy – everything was so relaxed. You might …

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The Isle of Wight motorbike rider on his way to success

Leading Isle of Wight motorcyclist Ryan Whitehall – a road racer with ambitions to compete in the legendary Isle of Man TT – has been making all the right choices since arriving in Northern Ireland. The 25-year-old from Niton recently competed in one of the province’s most prestigious road races, …

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Razgatlioglu leads Friday training at Most

Fresh off his maiden triple win at Donington Park a fortnight ago, Razgatlioglu clocked 1m31.506s in the closing stages of the afternoon session to grab the lead, beating the Jonathan Rea’s FP1 benchmark by almost four tenths of a second. BMW’s Scott Redding briefly topped the timesheets with a 1m32.081s …

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Armoy Road Races: Davey Todd ‘excited’ for ‘Race of Legends’ offer with Clive Padgett’s Honda team

Todd edged out Mullingar man Derek McGee to clinch second place last summer at the County Antrim meeting on an aging Wilson Craig Honda Fireblade, which he rode only for the first time at the training during the national road race. The 26-year-old is having a memorable season this year, …

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I Participated in the Deadly Isle of Man TT Motorcycle Race and Survived – Robb Report

We wait for the sacred blow of the starter on the left shoulder, lined up one by one like paratroopers ready for an imminent launch into the unknown. Our equivalent is launching the infamous Isle of Man Tourism Trophy (TT), the annual competition held on a 221 square mile island …

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The elite cycling event continues today

Road closures on parts of the TT course throughout the day The Isle of Man continues to host elite cycling competition from today. The Manx International Stage Race kicked off on Friday and is part of Britain’s annual national road race series. Roads will be closed around the TT course …

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10 things we forgot about the BSA Bantam

The BSA Bantam is a motorcycle driven and loved by everyone in the world; from sheep farmers in Australia to servicemen in the army and navy. Even postmen in Britain used the Bantam for their deliveries. Many people around the world have fascinating stories about their experiences with the Bantam. …

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Ballyduff’s O’Carroll makes his Isle of Man debut he ‘could only dream of’

Anthony O’Carroll’s rise to road racing stardom continues after a week the Ballyduff man “could only dream of”. In the space of ten days, he contested three different race meetings in two different countries. Last weekend marked its fifth meeting in the past month having contested the Mondello Masters, Skerries, …

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10 things motorcycle enthusiasts forgot about the Norton F1

The Norton F1 is a unique and exclusive hand-built rotary engine superbike. The rotary motorbike gets more addictive the more you ride it, but it’s quite hard to get your hands on it today. Only 140 Norton F1s were built, and they come in a single livery: black with gold …

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Michael Dunlop breaks his duck but Davey Todd is champion after a fivefold

Davey Todd scored a hat-trick yesterday at the Southern 100 and clinched the prestigious solo championship title for the first time on a record-breaking day in the Isle of Man. allymoney’s Michael Dunlop also took his first Supersport class victory of the week at the Billown course on his MD …

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First Southern 100 win is just awesome, says Davey Todd as Michael Dunlop walked away deflated

A jubilant Davey Todd said he was “thrilled” to claim his first Southern 100 win last night after a dominating performance in the first senior race. Milenco by Padgett’s Honda rider took the honors over 19 seconds ahead of Ballymoney’s Michael Dunlop (Buildbase Suzuki), while impressive Manxman Nathan Harrison (Steam …

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Southern 100: Dean Harrison takes Superbike pole and tops Supersport times | Michael Dunlop second fastest on Buildbase Suzuki

Harrison scored a marker in the second qualifying session with the fastest lap overall at 113.732mph on his DAO Racing Kawasaki as the event returned to the 4.25-mile Billown course on the Isle of Man. The Yorkshire rider was 1.895 seconds quicker than Ballymoney’s Michael Dunlop, who clocked his fastest …

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Hickman secures WorldSBK Wildcard entry at Donington Park

Press release | July 7, 2022 The FHO Racing BMW team is set to make its FIM Superbike World Championship debut with rider Peter Hickman at Donington Park later this month. The event will mark the first time Faye Ho’s team has competed in a World Championship naval event, although …

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Michael Sweeney eyes Superbike title success

Fan-favorite Michael Sweeney toasted his second Irish hat-trick of the season with a dominating hat-trick at the Country Crest Skerries 100 yesterday. he Republic of Ireland rider is now aiming to win the Superbike title for the first time after extending his lead at the top of the standings. Sweeney, …

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Norton V4SV: How much motorcycle do you get for €62,000? A lot actually…

This momentum carried Norton into the 1960s. Then the Japanese arrived and the brand retreated. It seemed, for the most part, that the last people to really appreciate these bikes were our grandparents. In 2008, after years of afterthoughts, the company was acquired by Stuart Garner. Garner was to be …

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The oldest Bentley in existence celebrates its Isle of Man TT victory 100 years ago

The oldest Bentley celebrates a significant 100th anniversary. The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is one of the most famous motor races in the world. his sense of danger and thrill has never failed to impress drivers and racing enthusiasts everywhere. It was there that the second Bentley ever made, …

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Maréchal signs up for the now open Manx Grand Prix – Energy FM

Mon 27 Jun 2022 Those interested in competing in this year’s Manx Grand Prix can now apply. Login sessions were made available through the TTMA website. Once a person has registered online, they will then be able to complete the two required online training modules. Anyone who has previously competed …

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Michael Dunlop relishes the chance to impersonate Uncle Joey again as he prepares to launch a bid for Imatra’s joy

Michael Dunlop is set to follow in the footsteps of his uncle Joey next weekend by riding the iconic Imatra course in Finland. ive time Formula 1 TT world champion Joey won at Imatra en route to his fifth consecutive title in 1986 and 36 years later his nephew Michael …

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5 questions to Dominick Infante from Subaru

It’s no secret that one of the perks of the automotive writing gig is the ability to travel. Even with tight deadlines, cramped airplane cabins and jet lag, reaching a distant destination to drive a new vehicle is almost always a pleasure. For years, Dominick Infante, director of communications at …

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40 photos of William to celebrate his 40th birthday

Forty photos chronicling the life of the Duke of Cambridge have been compiled to celebrate his 40th birthday. William, who takes the milestone on Tuesday, is pictured going through the years, from his early days as a newborn in his mother’s arms and as a toddler trying to walk, to …

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How much freedom is too much?

I think most of us agree that our government should play a major role in protecting us. Certainly, the government has a job to do to protect us from others. The military is established and maintained primarily to protect us from foreign invaders. The police and other law enforcement agencies …

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Knockhill nods to Honda Racing UK for crazy…

This weekend (June 17-19), the Honda Racing UK team returns to action in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship after competing in the Isle of Man TT Races, round four of the British Superbike Series taking place on the Scottish circuit of Knockhill. Glenn Irwin comes into the weekend having made …

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Was the 2022 Isle of Man TT a farewell to a king?

This is the question that has dominated the preparation for the 2022 Isle of Man TT: will this year be John McGuinness’ swan song? Never likely to make the cover of Vogue or be the guest of honor for Los Angeles celebrities, McGuinness will never have the profile of some …

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2022 Isle of Man TT: organizers launch ‘thorough investigation’ into deaths of five riders | road race

Mark Purslow, Cesar Chanal, Davy Morgan, Roger Stockton and his son Bradley are all dead. This is the highest death toll in a single year since 1970, when six motorcyclists lost their lives. A statement read: “ACU Events Ltd, the race organizers of the Isle of Man TT Races have …

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What Petter Solberg did with the Isle of Man TT – DirtFish

I thought rally drivers were tough. And we are. But what I saw this week kinda changed my mind about being really tough. If you want to know what’s really hard, try TT week. I know I’m not really allowed to swear here, but holy shit! These guys are in …

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Final Isle of Man TT Race Day schedule revised due to bad weather

Wednesday was due to feature the Supersport class’ second outing at the 2022 TT, with the race scheduled for 6:30 p.m. local time having been pushed back due to the uncertainty of the morning weather. But while the Supertwin race went off without a hitch at 3pm, bad weather around …

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Isle of Man TT TV Schedule 2022 | Live coverage, dates and times

The iconic – and notorious – Isle of Man TT returns to the sporting calendar after a two-year absence and it will be shown live on TV for the very first time in its history. The 37-mile Snaefell Mountain Course is one of the most treacherous and revered motorsport circuits …

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Isle of Man TT schedule revised after Sidecar canceled

For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, racing took place at the Isle of Man TT on Saturday with the first six-lap Superbike race of the week. FHO Racing’s Peter Hickman won comfortably on his BMW M1000RR ahead of DAO Racing’s Dean Harrison and Hawk Racing’s …

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Fastest Hickman at end of practice week

After a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TT came back to life last Sunday with the first official training session since May 2019. Padgetts Racing rider Davey Todd set the pace on opening night on his Honda Superbike with a 127.492mph speed from 2019 Senior TT race …

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Rider killed during Isle of Man TT training in 2022

The TT returns in 2022 after a two-year absence following the COVID-19 pandemic, with action starting last Sunday with the first official qualifying sessions. Racing continued on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, with tonight’s race consisting of a lap for Sidecars, followed by a Superbike, Superstock and Supersport session. Just after …

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In your Isle of Man Examiner: Temporary speed limit on public roads in place for TT

In your Isle of Man Examiner this week, we report on two MHKs who were rejected in the general election but are in conflict with the government. Journalist Paul Hardman tells us more. Gemma Nettle reviewed the additional speed limits introduced for the TT period. Twelve pages of TT news …

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Isle of Man Tourist Trophy races explained

The 2022 Isle of Man TT races will take place after a two-year break. We explain the origin, history and evolution of Isle of Man TT racing, as well as the Indians who dared to race in the Mecca of the motorcycling world. The Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) …

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In this week’s Isle of Man Examiner: Should dog owners clean up after their pets have urinated?

The Isle of Man Examiner leads this week with a story written following the death of a cyclist on a road that had Celtic markings that were unusual at the time. Her parents speak to reporter Gemma Nettle after her investigation. In the aftermath of Dr Rosalind Ranson’s Labor Court, …

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2022 Suzuki Live To Parade Sheene 500cc GP Racebikes at Cadwell Park

Freddie Sheen (#7). Photo by Charles Robertson. Despite Suzuki’s recent proposal to withdraw from MotoGP at the end of this 2022 season, the truth is that the Japanese factory is steeped in top-class world championship road racing, and always will be. Even before the legendary era of Kevin Schwantz in …

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discover the classic courses of the most famous road races in the world

The 1906 International Motorcycle Cup was held in Austria. Auto-Cycle Club secretary Freddie Straight, together with Charlie and Harry Collier of Matchless Motorcycles and the Marquis de Mouzilly St. Mars, together proposed a race the following year for road touring motorcycles based on the car races organized on the island. …

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Davey Todd’s quadruple podium at the North West 200

CLEVELAND rider Davey Todd was in magnificent form at last weekend’s International North West 200 in Northern Ireland where he scored no less than four podium finishes but was sorely denied a second win to add to the victory he achieved in 2019. With Ireland’s biggest outdoor sporting event missing …

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Red Arrows to display with 7 planes not 9 – but where can you see them this summer?

The RAF has announced that its aerobatic wing – the Red Arrows – has begun pre-season training and the 2022 display will feature the “same breathtaking flight” and “world-class precision” as the years previous Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now The Red Arrows start …

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Switch to British Superbike machine pays off as Glenn Irwin puts ‘terrible’ Tuesday behind him at North West 200

Glenn Irwin’s decision to switch to his British Superbike machine paid off in the final Superbike qualifying at the North West 200 yesterday. n Tuesday, the Carrickfergus man was unhappy with some of the electronics on the Honda Racing Fireblade which had been specially built for the North West and …

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Teams battle for Olicanian Ashes for the official opening of the cricket club

OLICANIAN Cricket Club will open the doors to their new clubhouse when the building officially opens on Sunday 22nd May. The open day will see an Olicanian Select XI and a team of overseas players from across the Aire Wharfe League compete for a trophy containing two charred cricket bails …

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Beyond the Blade – Season 2, Episode 2

On the eve of the North West 200 we go ‘Beyond the Blade’ with the Honda Racing UK team as they prepare for their return to international road racing. In this episode we travel to the North West 200 and catch up with Glenn Irwin as he looks forward to …

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Josh Brookes looking forward to the North West 200

Josh Brookes eyes North West 200 Next week, Josh Brookes returns to the 8.9-mile North West 200 Portrush-Portstewart-Coleraine triangle for the first time since 2014. Brookes takes on the NW 200 with the same PBM MCE Ducati team with which the 39-year-old Australian contests the British Superbike Championship. road race.” …

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Pelvic fracture puts Johnson out of 2022 TT

04.05.2022 | Road racing staff | TT and Roads Image: Impact Images Rich OMG Yamaha’s David Johnson has been kicked out of the 2022 TT after an accident at the Oulton British Superbike round left him with a broken pelvis and collarbone. The Aussie was spat from his R1 as …

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You meet the healthiest people on a Honda

Overlooking Rondout Creek in upstate New York on the 2021 Honda Trail 125, and feeling better with every mile that passes. Photos by the author. After almost 25 years of riding, I’ve come to view my enthusiasm for all things motorcycling as an endless source of enjoyment, but little did …

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Rennie Scaysbrook: Ep. 35 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Rennie Scaysbrook celebrates after setting the 2019 motorcycle record at the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb. Our guest for episode 35 of the Rider Magazine Insider podcast is Rennie Scaysbrook. Rennie is one of the hardest working motorcycle journalists in the business. He is the editor of …

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Continuation of preparation work for the TT – Energy FM course

Wed 27 April 2022 The Department of Infrastructure said work around the roads that turn into the TT course and the Billown Circuit is continuing. Highway work involves repairing roads, painting lines and replacing signage. Most of the purely race-related preparations are undertaken by contractors on behalf of the Department. …

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In the Isle of Man Examiner: Why the DoI wants to put a barrier to the Creg

In this Isle of Man reviewer, we report exclusively on the results of a survey carried out by the British Medical Association on the island. Not comfortable reading for Manx Care bosses. Stephen Paul Binding, who stabbed a police officer, has been convicted. Children aged five to 11 have started …

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Michael Dunlop PBM Ducati Isle of Man TT deal canceled

Michael Dunlop during a test on the PBM Ducati at Jerez in Spain in 2020. Dunlop confirmed the news at the official launch of the Isle of Man TT on Saturday evening. The 19-time TT winner had rekindled his deal with Paul Bird to race the Italian machine this year …

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Peter Hickman blasts ‘stubborn’ North West 200 officials as rule could force withdrawal from Supersport race

Prominent road racer Peter Hickman has blasted North West 200 officials over rules for this year’s Supersport class that could force him out of the race. English is considered one of the best in the world, especially in Supersport, and would have been one of the favorites for the Triangle …

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Solid weekend for Richard Kerr at Silverstone

Richard Kerr says he is aiming for the top spots in the 2022 Pirelli National Superstock Championship. Kerr and the AMD Motorsport team began their campaign on the weekend at Silverstone with Kerr having a best finish of 10th and earning points in both races. The Kilmacrennan man, who continues …

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Top 5 most popular running sports in the world 2022

Motor racing is a popular sport in and around the world. The game has a huge fan following where there are various events taking place every season. Check out the Top 5 Most Popular Running Sports in the World 2022. Motorsport is a popular racing event where new tournaments are …

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Peter Hickman faces the NW200 dilemma over regulation

Hickman is among the race favorites for the May 10-14 North Coast showpiece, where he is entered in Superbike, Superstock, Supersport and Supertwin races. However, the English driver – a Supersport class podium finisher at the North West – has revealed he may have to sit out both 600 races. …

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Silverstone: Northamptonshire driver makes good progress in recent racing competition

Maria Costello MBE and her sidecar passenger Vicky Cook celebrate a string of impressive performances at the BMCRC-MRO Championship meeting at Silverstone. The female duo claimed two third and two fourth place finishes in the F2 class at the famous Northamptonshire circuit on a weekend that saw them build on …

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Phillip McCallen confirms return of classic festival and promises to keep fighting for Ulster Grand Prix

The two-day classic meeting will be held at the Co Down circuit from August 6-7 and will feature classic racing for the first time for 250/350 two-stroke machines and classic Superbikes. First held in 2019, the festival was a hit with fans who turned out in droves and McCallen promised …

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Manx Rally returns to the Isle of Man in May

After being forced to cancel the previous two years due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Manx Rally to Isle of man in the UK is now set to make a comeback and see rally cars on the narrow roads of the islands with the event taking place on May …

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Chronicle Archive | Ron Bishop

larry laurent | April 3, 2022 Cycle news Archives COLUMN This Cycle news The Archives section is a reprint of the September 23, 2009 issue. NC has hundreds of past Archives columns of our files, too many of which are themselves archives. So to prevent this from happening, in the …

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The official home of Honda Racing

THE RACING GENE IT’S IN OUR BLOOD In 1954 Honda declared entry into Isle of Man TT racing. She shared with the world her strong will to compete on the world stage. The passion is still strong, as racing has become part of Honda’s DNA. The thrill of motorsports The …

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Rare resident puzzle found in Grappenhall Library

A RESIDENT has been stunned after his search for a rare puzzle based on a photo of him and his family was found in his own village. Since Warrington Borough Council closed the Grappenhall Library 10 years ago, it has been run by dedicated volunteers from Friends of Grappenhall Library. …

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Isle of Man TT 2022 top 20 rosters revealed

Press release | March 28, 2022 The top 20 Superbike and Supersport starting numbers have been announced. This is a press release from Isle of Man TT Races… Photos courtesy of Isle of Man TT 2022 Superbike starting numbers revealed Anticipation and excitement continue to build ahead of the 2022 …

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The Red Arrows 2022: where and when to see them in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

They are some of the most exciting sights you can see in the sky. The red arrows display team against a blue summer sky is irresistible to people of all ages. And with this summer looking to be free of coronavirus pandemic restrictions, there will be plenty of opportunities to …

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Jorge Lorenzo and Max Biaggi will get the 2022 MotoGP Hall…

THREE more names will be engraved in the MotoGP Hall of Fame in 2022, with Jorge Lorenzo, Max Biaggi and Kiwi Hugh Anderson, bringing the total number of HoF riders to 35. Recently retired and perennially controversial Jorge Lorenzo is the first name to be added to the list of …

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Adam McLean eager to start Irish road racing season after hot weather testing in Spain

Adam McLean has reaped the benefits of six days of testing in the Spanish sun as he prepares for the return of a full Irish road racing campaign in 2022. The Tobermore man racked up the miles on the McAdoo Kawasaki 600 with a three-day test in Cartagena followed by …

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Michael Dunlop targets first Ducati win at Isle…

Michael Dunlop says he expects the Ducati Panigale V4 R he will race at the 2022 Isle of Man TT to be “very different” to anything he has ever competed on as he offers to giving the Italian marque its first win at the event since 1995. One of the …

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Peter Hickman receives the prestigious Torrens Trophy after his exploits at the Isle of Man TT and Ulster Grand Prix 2019

Hickman was finally able to receive the accolade in person at a presentation dinner Monday at the Pall Mall clubhouse in London, hosted by the Royal Automobile Club. He follows in the footsteps of fellow motorcycle racers and former Torrens Trophy winners Jonathan Rea (2017), Cal Crutchlow (2016), Tom Sykes …

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When farmers asked authorities to stop Sutton Bank time trials

THE D&S reported 100 years ago that in the summer of 1921 farmers successfully petitioned the rural council of Thirsk to “prohibit the use of Sutton Bank for anything other than lawful purposes of passage to and from the towns to which it leads. This was to prevent car enthusiasts …

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John Burrows optimistic about Ulster Grand Prix return

The Dundrod event was due to take place in August for the first time since 2019 but government funding of £800,000, which was also intended for the North West 200, fell through. Tourism NI refused to support the financial package, which had been signed by the Ministry of Finance and …

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Former British Superbike star James Ellison set to make North West 200 debut after two years of waiting

Former British Superbike rider James Ellison will finally get the chance to make his North West 200 debut, two years later than originally planned. llison was scheduled to tackle the 8.9-mile “Triangle” course in 2020 but missed it after the North Coast meeting was canceled as the coronavirus pandemic took …

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