Cooper to ride at the Sunflower

Team NW Racing will finish off the 2018 season at the Sunflower Trophy on Friday/Saturday 19/20th October at the Bishopscourt Circuit. This will be Darren’s first outing at the popular Co. Down course, and while he has concentrated on the road races this year, Darren was out recently at the BSB round at Oulton Park on his 600 Kawasaki. He qualified well, and while he got a great start in race one, a problem with the regulator saw him slip down the field, and he finished in 22nd. In the…

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NW Racing – Ulster Grand Prix

The Ulster Grand Prix was one race that the team was looking forward to all year, and team rider Darren Cooper was upbeat going into the event. He had a good qualifying, on all three bikes, despite blowing up the engine of his 600. In the Superstock race on board the NW Racing BMW S1000RR Darren lapped at almost 128mph, and was credited with 12th place. In the only Superbike race he had another steady run finishing in 11th. The 600 race saw Darren finish in 11th with only two…

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Team NW Racing – Armoy

Team NW Racing rider Darren Cooper was really looking forward to Armoy, but unfortunately the weather was the only winner on Saturday, which is such a sad occasion for the Armoy club, after all the work that they put in. Darren Cooper; “I absolutely loved Armoy, what a fantastic circuit, and a big thanks to Bill Kennedy, Chris Kennedy and crew for a real warm welcome. It was a shame that racing was cancelled with the weather but our safety is paramount so I have no arguments with their decision”…

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Team NW Racing Post TT

Team NW Racing has just returned from a very successful Isle of Man TT with debutant rider Darren Cooper, who had a very busy event, with six races over the race week. Darren had three on the NW Racing BMW, two Supersport 600’s and the Lightweight race. It was a busy fortnight for the team, and the new learning experience of the BMW 1000rr, which Darren handled with great care and ambition. The reward for the races saw Darren take home 4 bronze replicas, and two finishers awards, from the…

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Team NW Racing North West Report

The North West 200 proved a great learning curve for Team NW Racing, and its rider Darren Cooper. It was Darren’s first real fast run on the BMW 1000RR, and he was delighted with its performance. Darren had a busy week, in preparation for the Isle of Man TT, taking part in the 600 and Supertwin classes, as well as the Superstock and Superbike races. The excellent weather definitely helped with practice and racing, and after qualifying, he was happy with the way all three bikes were going, and he…

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NW Racing Tandragee 100 Report

Team NW Racing are just back from a successful Tandragee 100, where team rider Darren Cooper excelled as a newcomer, and came away with a fine third place in the Supertwin race. Darren started the day finishing 22nd in the Open Superbike race, and followed that by finishing in an excellent 13th place in the Tandragee 100 Superbike race, and he also set his fastest time of the day at 102.22mph. Darren was also taking part in the Supersport 600 race where he finished in a fine 12th place, and…

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