Isle Of Man TT

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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Who are the female cyclists you should know…

THE first woman on the Motolegends list is Elspeth Beard, who in 1983 began the journey that would see her become the first British woman to circumnavigate the globe on a motorcycle. Beard has also visited Pakistan and crossed the mountains to educate women and help them discover the freedom …

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New team on the block with Gas Monkey BMW

Along with the exciting news from new team sponsor BMW, we witness Richard Rawlings’ reaction when he sees the 2022 livery for the first time. Via: Gas Monkey Garage & Richard Rawlings YouTube Channel What do the Isle of Man TT and Gas Monkey Garage have in common? Well, Richard …

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9 special motorcycles Homologation Brilliant Racing

For a certain type of motorcycle enthusiast, bikes marketed by OEMs as race homologation specials hit a very specific sweet spot. These bikes are, for all intents and purposes, real racing bikes you can buy from your favorite OEM. No need to worry about installing all your favorite performance parts …

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What is MotoGP, who races and more

The start of a new MotoGP season is always an exciting affair and 2022 is no different as a stacked grid prepares to fight for the world championship. Six manufacturers, 12 teams and 24 drivers will compete in the 2022 season. Two new teams join the fray in the form …

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OMG Racing keeps Hillier and Johnson for the first 2022 Isle…

Rich Energy OMG Racing has confirmed it will be making its road racing debut late this year with entries for the 2022 Isle of Man TT and North West 200 with James Hillier and David Johnson. A leading contender for the British Superbike Championship (BSB), OMG Racing initially announced plans …

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WATCH: Statue of William Dunlop unveiled in Ballymoney by brother Michael and mother Louise

The permanent memorial, created by Scottish sculptor David Annand, was discovered by William’s brother, Michael, and his mother, Louise. One of road racing’s most popular riders, William tragically lost his life at the age of 32 following an accident while training at the Skerries 100 in County Dublin in 2018. …

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‘Marc Márquez also fights fear; The difference is that he is not afraid of crashing in the final laps” – Danilo Petrucci

MotoGP is a sport where danger is always present despite all the security measures in force in the world of motorcycling. In a recent interview, Danilo Petrucci talked about the fear of racing at high speed and mentioned that even in MotoGP this feeling is present among the riders, even …

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A Frazer Nash race car called “Kermit” will return for the Manx Classic

Car owner Noelle Durkerley says she’s coming ‘home’ A famous green-colored racing car, nicknamed “Kermit” after the frog character from the vintage children’s TV show The Muppet Show, will return to the island for the Manx Classic. The 1951 Frazer Nash Le Mans Bristol 2-litre straight-6 engine will compete in …

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Marshaling requirements add more fuel to Isle of Man fire

20.02.2022 | Robin Miller | TT and Roads Image: Impact Images An ongoing dispute in the Isle of Man following news of changes affecting the Manx GP, the now defunct Classic TT and more recently the TT Marshals Association has exposed the absolute need to do things differently in order …

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Isle of Man TT races live and on demand

Press release | February 18, 2022 IOM TT is launching a digital channel for full live coverage of the 2022 races and behind the scenes content. The price of the live pass is $24.99. The following is a press release from IOM TT… The Isle of Man TT races powered …

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John McGuinness hints at retirement after Isle of Man TT

Isle of Man TT star John McGuinness has hinted at his retirement after this year’s competition. The 49-year-old, who was awarded an MBE on Tuesday for his services to motorcycle racing at Windsor Castle, said May’s race – which he has won 23 times – could be his last. Speaking …

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Isle of Man TT winner Hickman gets US TV garage backing for 2022

Hickman remains with the Faye Ho-run FHO BMW team for the 2022 season in British Superbikes and international road racing, which returns this year after being canceled since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. FHO Racing – born out of the former Smiths Racing team – will be title sponsored …

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C2I 2021: Young Innovator Selection

Among the Young Innovator projects shortlisted this year were a cost-effective search and rescue robot and an autonomous smart home vertical garden. This category is sponsored by STFC This project, undertaken by GCSE student Nishka Mathur, involves the development of a product to help older people and people with reduced …

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Remembering… Dougie Lampkin’s incredible 37-mile TT…

Doing a wheelie on a country road is one thing or doing one to celebrate a victory on the race track, so imagine the precision, skill and stamina it takes to put a motorcycle upright and drive it on the rear wheel for… 37 miles! More than that, these are …

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2022 Isle of Man TT races confirmed (updated)

Press release | February 4, 2022 Update February 4, 2022: The Isle of Man Government has announced changes to travel restrictions: From March 31 there will be no testing or isolation for all visitors to the Isle of Man, regardless of their vaccination status. The only restrictions that will remain …

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Isle of Man wants locals to let TT visitors stay at home

After two years without a TT, the Isle of Man is preparing for the return of the event in 2022. This year’s TT is currently scheduled to start on Saturday May 28 and run until Saturday June 11 – and organisers, participants and fans are all busy getting ready. The …

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Adrian and Wally have attracted many star names to the TT |

Printed and digital download photos available Adrian Earnshaw had a great passion for the TT, so he was immensely proud to be the island’s Head of Tourism at the time of the event’s centenary. He spent most of his working life at the Isle of Man Bank until he successfully …

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10 classic British motorcycles we’d like to take a look at

Motorcycling is deeply rooted in the British motoring scene. The history of manufacturers and models is a minefield of acronyms, gentlemen’s deals and arrangements that have seen brands merge and favor each other more often than they could produce a new model. Oh, and the war. Such things tended to …

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MACAU DAILY TIMES 澳門每日時報 » Macau GP to consider electric vehicle racing if it gains popularity

JThe annual Macau Grand Prix event could consider including races featuring electric vehicles (EVs) if this type of racing event gains popularity and if it is possible for the Guia circuit to have, said the Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee (MGPOC). Time. The MGPOC’s response comes after a Times investigation …

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Isle of Man TT safety changes aim to dismantle risk culture

The sweeping safety changes introduced to the 2022 Isle of Man TT are an attempt not only to make the event safer for riders, but to secure its long-term future. The changes aim to disrupt a traditionally risk-averse culture that pervades road racing, according to TT boss Paul Phillips, who …

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Sector chief marshal removed after ‘critical comments’

Association says it takes issue with new safety management system A chief area marshal has been removed as a TT official following ‘critical comments’ he made on social media. Race organizers said the anonymous individual’s position was ‘untenable’ when he refused to retract a statement he made online. The TT …

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Dean Harrison confirms 2022 TT, BSB rematch with Peter…

Dean Harrison has confirmed he will return to the 2022 Isle of Man TT roads with Dao Racing as he seeks to defend his hard-fought Senior TT title against heavy favorite Peter Hickman. The Bradford rider also revealed he will be embarking on another full season of British Superbike Championship …

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Let’s go to… the Isle of Man

Anna Tyzack sets sail for incredible scenery and exhilarating lifestyle in the Irish Sea… Moving on to… the Isle of Man With its wild glens, sandy coves and relatively cheap property prices, it’s no wonder that record numbers of families are moving to the Isle of Man. The island, which …

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Dual Motor Motorcycle So Extreme It’s Called The Antichrist

Photo: Laurent via Mecum A lot of weirdness, correctly ridiculous custom motorcycles have appeared lately. I found another one, and this one is so good I think it’s the best yet. The 1972 Honda Double 750 Salt Flat Racer “Anti-Christ” is a beast housing two Honda CB750 engines working together …

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Some companies want Covid restrictions eased |

Isle of Man Examiner, 18 January 2022 Printed and digital download photos available In this week’s Isle of Man Examiner, we report on the concerns of people who suffer from Long Covid. They wrote a letter to the Minister of Health. We also report the government’s island plan. Does it …

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Why the 2022 Isle of Man TT changes are ‘fundamental in every aspect’

The Isle of Man TT returns in June after a two-year absence thanks to the coronavirus pandemic – but when one of motorsport’s most historic events does return, it will be a very different event thanks to a series of twisted changes to the future, according to TT Business Development …

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Ulster GP of Northern Ireland returns for centenary in 2022

Motorcycle road racing is back on the calendar in 2022. After two years of battling COVID-19 restrictions, the North West 200 will return on May 8, 2022 and the Isle of Man TT (IOMTT) will return on May 28 2022. While the IOMTT and the North West 200 have been …

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North West 200 back in 2022 after two years of absence

The North Coast Reunion is scheduled to take place May 10-14 around the 8.9-mile Triangle course, with the event set to be the first major road race to take place since the Macau Grand Prix in November 2019. All the big names are expected to return this spring, including 24-time …

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What makes the Isle of Man one of Britain’s best cycling spots?

[ad_1] Ask any cycling expert why the Isle of Man has produced so many branded cyclists and you will inevitably hear everything about its harsh terrain and climate. It’s true that this island’s position in the Irish Sea means windswept coastal roads and temperamental weather, but there are also miles …

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MotoGP, THE BOOK Valentino Rossi’s 26 seasons, in detail

[ad_1] The announcement of Valentino Rossi’s retirement ends an incredible career in the MotoGP Motorcycle World Championships. With his nine titles, including seven in the premier class, he is widely regarded as the greatest motorcycle rider of all time, and his 26 seasons of Grand Prix racing make him unique …

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Isle of Man TT return edges move closer as riders’ entrances open

[ad_1] The TT, like other major road races, was wiped out in 2020 and 2021 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the wheels are on the move for the highly anticipated return of the world’s biggest road racing spectacle this summer, when the TT is scheduled to take …

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Subaru explained how it will develop new technologies in its first electric STI

[ad_1] Subaru Tecnica International (STI) Subaru’s performance and motorsport subsidiary is about to enter a new era. Subaru Corporation and STI have announced that they will unveil an all-new STI electric performance car, the STI E-RA Concept, to the world at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022 on January 14. Subaru …

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Tony Jefferies has passed away – Bikesport News

[ad_1] 12/30/2021 | Robin miller | TT and roads Tony Jefferies, multiple TT winner and prominent member of a great Yorkshire motorcycling dynasty, has died. He was 72 years old, had been seriously ill for some time but insisted, against medical advice, to attend the recent funeral of his two …

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Famous Isle of Man TT Riders

[ad_1] The Isle of Man TT is one of the most dangerous motorsport events ever with dangerous roads and inclement weather conditions. Despite these difficulties, some runners shone and made history. The Isle of Man TT was first performed in 1907. Spread across the Isle of Man, as the name …

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Soak up the history of British motorcycling in this fascinating documentary

[ad_1] It is hard to overstate the influence that British motorcycle design has had on world motorcycling throughout the 20th century. However, there is more than just style cues, the Ace Café and Mods vs. Rockers. While these are important parts, there is a fascinating depth and insight that comes …

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Here’s your chance to see a legendary Britten V1000 machine in person

[ad_1] Built in the early ’90s by its visionary creator John Britten, the Britten V1000 is not just a pink and blue work of art that will make any motorcycle enthusiast’s heart beat faster. He is an icon who has broken several world speed records and won numerous competitions. Only …

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Marc Marquez and Taka Nakagami unveil 30th anniversary Fireblade

[ad_1] Honda introduced the original CBR900R Fireblade to the world at the end of 1991. Months later, in February 1992, Idemitsu Honda rider Takaaki Nakagami was born. A year later, in February 1993, six-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez followed suit. With all three pushing 30 years, Honda, Taka and Marquez …

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The 1927 Triumph Isle of Man TT motorcycle runs under …

[ad_1] A rare 1927 factory Triumph that has already raced at the Isle of Man TT will be under the hammer in a few months, as the bike will be the star of the Silverstone Auctions Motorcycle Show in London. The bike is in good weather warp condition, with battle …

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These are the 10 coolest motorcycles in Ewan McGregor’s collection

[ad_1] Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the most famous and revered fictional characters in the Star Wars franchise. Jedi Master in the original trilogy, Obi-Wan was however a protagonist in the earlier trilogy released later, and the role was played by the extremely talented Scottish actor Ewan McGregor. Impressively, for …

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Know some bike racing games that you can play on PC

[ad_1] With the rise of digitization, video games have essentially been improved to provide the gamer with a more intuitive interactive experience. As technology advances, the need for human life changes. Life has become complex, so the choices have become easier than ever. Consider the act of playing video games; …

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New photo book features Lisburn biker Tom Herron

[ad_1] Tom Herron and Alex George at the 1976 TT 250 Lightweight Start Derek McIntyre, a famous motorcycle photographer, has often been described as a road racing photographer ahead of his time. The photographic collection spans 55 years, from 1966 to 2021, with many images first published in this new …

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Norton: recent app shows company request to change name

[ad_1] Well that was fun news to find out as I was drinking my gallon of caffeine in the morning. The UK government’s Company Names Court website appears to hold a claim from Norton Motorcycle Racing Ltd. – and they ask for a change of company name. Let’s talk about …

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This impeccable 1989 Honda GB500 tourist trophy will make you weak to the knees

[ad_1] If you ask me, the GB500 Tourist Trophy is one of the finest café racers of all time, period. Honda’s stunner is inspired by the machines participating in the Isle of Man TT gnarled race, and those lucky enough to ride it seem to genuinely appreciate its nimble handling. …

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Meet Dot Motorcycles, the latest revival of the British motorcycle brand

[ad_1] A large number of hopeful OEMs have followed one another in the 120 years that have passed since the invention of motorcycles. Some have disappeared, never to hear from them again. Longing is a powerful thing, however. This is surely one of the reasons why so many modern hands …

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Irish Motorbike Awards confirmed for return to Belfast in January

[ad_1] Hosted as a virtual event last January due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Irish Motorbike Awards, sponsored by Adelaide Motorbike Insurance Services, will return to a more familiar environment at the Crowne Plaza hotel on Friday, January 21. Six-time Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea has been named Irish Motorcyclist of …

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The latest Storm Barra was the roof ripped off a building on the Isle of Man and Manchester’s Chill Factore

[ad_1] Strong winds and rain ripped off the roof of a property on the Isle of Man, as the region battles its second severe storm in two weeks. A yellow weather warning is in place with strong winds, heavy rain and snow expected across the UK. Strong gales of up …

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Guy Martin swept aside a “spectacular” accident that broke his back: “It wasn’t so bad! “| Television and radio | Show biz & TV

[ad_1] The former motorcycle racer, 40, returned last night for another episode of ‘Guy’s Garage’ on Channel 4. Guy, who trained as a heavy vehicle mechanic, modifies a Land Rover Defender for episode three from the Serie. Gasoline turns the vehicle into a speed machine capable of reaching up to …

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TT improves but Manx and Classic stretch

[ad_1] 05.12.2021 | Robin miller | TT and roads Anstey was on fire tonight As team owners and riders absorbed the most detailed and revolutionary set of proposals that will transform the TT as we know it now, these are other ideas on display in the Isle of Man examiner …

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For Flying Fords, you can’t beat the Manx.

[ad_1] Our time machine goes back to the year 1979 tinged with nostalgia and Kodachrome, dropping us on a small spit of land in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man. You will know without a doubt that this island is the birthplace of the TT, the annual crazy motorcycle …

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Grandstand testing center moves to TT |

[ad_1] Mobile coronavirus testing facility – Print and digital download photos available The Minister of Enterprise confirmed that every effort is being made to ensure that the TT proceeds as hoped next year. The annual motorsport festival has not been able to take place for the past two years due …

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John McGuinness signs with Honda Racing for the 2022 Isle of Man TT

[ad_1] As revealed in the newsletter earlier this month, the Morecambe man will make a 100th start next year on the Fireblade CBR1000RR-R as the TT gears up for a comeback for the first time since 2019 at the series of consecutive cancellations in 2020 and again this year due …

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Mike Browne targets Isle of Man TT joy with Team Burrows

[ad_1] Mike Browne of Cork will fly solo in 2022 as he spearheads the Irish road racing assault of the Northern Ireland team Burrows Engineering / RK Racing. Rowne joined Co Tyrone’s squad – led by former frontrunner Burrows – in 2020, but the 31-year-old has had few opportunities to …

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Guy Martin and his 52 Express aim to break a land speed record

[ad_1] Guy Martin is one of the most intrepid men on the planet. The daredevil motorcycle racer has competed for years in the Isle of Man TT, perhaps the most dangerous motorcycle race in the world. Unfortunately, he never won the incredible race, despite having come so close on numerous …

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British video game industry legend David Lawson dies

[ad_1] David Lawson, the British video game giant who co-founded Imagine Software and Psygnosis, died aged 62 in August, according to Eurogamer. Lawson co-founded Imagine Software in 1982 at the age of 23, where he found great success with the boom in the UK games industry. In its first year, …

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Americade 2021 Rally Report | Rider’s magazine

[ad_1] One of the guided rides at Americade was the Lake Placid Adventure, which included a stop at Whiteface Mountain in the Adirondacks. (Photos by author and Andy DeLivron) One of the many downsides of the pandemic has been the cancellation of motorcycle rallies and other events. Americade, billed as …

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Guy Martin – how a humble boy from Lincolnshire made his name

[ad_1] Guy Martin’s name is familiar to most of Britain at this point, whether it’s his crazy attempts to break records or his career as a professional motorcycle racer. From his attempt to break the land speed record to his latest efforts to create the best motocross track in the …

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Isle of Man is looking for young professionals with a ‘Shoreditch’ makeover

[ad_1] The walls of Douglas and Port St Mary were daubed with brightly colored murals, the shelters on Ramsey Promenade were newly decorated, and the town’s public restrooms were given an artistic makeover as part of a raft of comissons on the island. Planning rules state that the design should …

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John McGuinness set to shake things up for 2022 Isle …

[ad_1] John McGuinness will look to continue his remarkable Isle of Man TT record of success in 2022 with a surprise return to the Honda works team, it has been reported. The second most successful rider to ever face the road racing festival, McGuinness currently holds 23 Mountain Course wins, …

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Visit of the Norton factory and interview with the CEO: can a famous name resurrect? – Geoff Hill

[ad_1] Norton. A name that has always stirred the soul, but more recently has aroused anger and bitterness. Ironically, a very British motorcyclist name can now rise from the ashes of a financial scandal thanks to Indian money and a German doctor. The company’s glory days began with its first …

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Norton announces the start of a new era as …

[ad_1] Norton Motorcycles looks to a brighter future with fervent optimism after officially announcing its new era under new leadership with the opening of its new plant and headquarters in Solihull. The legendary British brand is on the road to recovery after nearly collapsing in February 2020 amid rising debt …

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Archives Chronicle – Cycle News

[ad_1] Laurent Laurent | November 7, 2021 Cycle news Archives COLUMN This Cycle news The Archives column is a reprint of the April 2, 2008 issue. CN has hundreds of past Archives columns in our files, too intended to be archives themselves. So to prevent this from happening, in the …

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Norton V4SV superbike unveiled around the world

[ad_1] Norton Motorcycles, which was acquired by TVS Motor Company last year, claims the V4SV is the most luxurious British superbike ever. Norton Motorcycles has unveiled its latest product globally called V4SV. The company claims it is the most luxurious British superbike ever. It has two color options – Manx …

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