Todd targeting Superbike success at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix

World class racing expected as forecast for day two changes to dry with sunny intervals Cookstown BE Racing rider Davey Todd believes his best chance of success at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix is in the Superbike class, as the paddock prepares for a full seven race programme on Saturday. The 22 year-old has been a sensation on the roads so far this year and continued his strong run of form in both practice and Thursday’s races, narrowly missing out on a podium in the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council…

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Road racing legends past and present confirmed for RST Classic TT Heroes Dinner

Eight-time TT race winner Charlie Williams will host the RST Classic TT Heroes Dinner on Sunday 26th August during this year’s Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts, which promises to be an intimate evening with some of the greatest names in motorcycle road racing’s long and illustrious history. Featuring a champagne reception, a luxury four-course meal and unique souvenir gift for all guests, the event takes place at the Official VIP Hospitality Suite – a stone’s throw from the TT podium on which so many of the star names attending…

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TT stars Derek McGee and Davey Todd join Mistral Racing for 2018 Classic TT Races

Continuing the strength in depth at the Classic TT presented by Bennetts, Mistral Racing will field event newcomers Derek McGee and Davey Todd in this year’s RST Superbike Classic TT Race. The pairing will be one of the strongest teams on the grid in the 4-lap race, riding identically-prepared ZXR750 Kawasaki’s as they look to break the Suzuki and Yamaha stranglehold on the event. Although both riders will be making their debut at the event, both have strong pedigree around the Mountain Course and other UK road circuits with McGee…

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Davey on course for a winning week at Dundrod

Cookstown Burrows Engineering’s rising star Davey Todd has certainly made his intentions clear ahead of this year’s MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix. Making the podium twice at the recent Faugheen 50 races, as well as finishing second in four races at Walderstown back in June, the 2018 Isle of Man TT Fastest Newcomer hopes that his recent run of success will continue at Dundrod, commenting: “I had a fantastic TT and I can genuinely say that myself and the team were shocked at how my lap speed just kept increasing.…

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Countdown is on for another epic showdown at the 2018 MCE Ulster Grand Prix

The countdown to the 2018 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 96th year of Ireland’s oldest road race. Some of Northern Ireland’s top talent including Lee Johnston and Adam McClean formed part of an all-star line up at the event, along with Peter Hickman, Dean Harrison, Conor Cummins, Dominic Herbertson, Davey Todd and Joey Thompson. This year’s event, which runs from the 5th-11th August will see significant…

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Davey Todd to Make Southern 100 Debut

Cookstown Burrows Engineering’s rising star Davey Todd is set to make his racing debut on the Colas Billown Course at this year’s Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races next month. Davey started showing his racing credentials at the Skerries 100 Road Races in 2017, taking three fourth places finishes during the meeting, most notably in the County Crest Grand Final, following that with top six placings at Walderstown, Oliver’s Mount, with two second places at the Armoy ‘Race of Legends’ Road Races and the Dundrod…

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Davey Todd wins RST Star of Tomorrow Award

Isle of Man TT newcomer Davey Todd has been awarded the RST ‘Star of Tomorrow’ Award. The award was created by Official TT safety partner RST and was judged on a number of factors by the TT rider liaison officers John Barton and Richard ‘Milky’ Quayle who run the newcomer programme. The award includes a full factory equipment package of an RST Race Dept suit, boots gloves, and an Arai helmet. Davey finished the second fastest newcomer in the event’s history, bettered only by Peter Hickman’s lap time from 2014…

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Hickman pips Harrison in record breaking PokerStars Senior TT thriller

A packed trackside crowd were treated to one of the greatest races in the TT’s long illustrious history as Peter Hickman won a sensational PokerStars Senior TT race at the Isle of Man TT races, fuelled by Monster Energy, on Friday when he set a new outright lap record of 135.452mph on the final lap to defeat Dean Harrison by just two seconds. The pair featured on the cover of the Official TT Programme and the ‘H-Bomb’ feature only hinted at the spectacular race that was to unfold at the…

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Peter Hickman (Smiths Racing BMW) claims his first victory at the Isle of Man TT Races

Peter Hickman (Smiths Racing BMW) claimed his first victory at the Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, when he took a sensational RL360 Superstock race by 4.4s from Michael Dunlop (MD Racing BMW) with Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Kawasaki) in third. The race saw the top three swap positions from the throughout the race but a stunning new lap record of 134.403mph on his final lap, just outside Harrison’s outright lap record from Saturday’s RST Superbike race, enabled the Burton upon Trent rider to come home in…

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Hickman’s PB sees him top TT Races Superbike session

• Dave Johnson quickest in Superstock • Lintin tops Supersport board • Birchalls clock week’s fastest in the Sidecars Thursday evening’s qualifying session at the 2018 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, saw Peter Hickman post the evening’s fastest time in the Superbike class with a lap of 132.81mph, a new personal best lap for the Smiths Racing BMW rider, albeit unofficially as it was not set in a race. Ben and Tom Birchall posted the fastest lap of the week so far in the Formula Two…

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