Superbike and Supersport action for Ian Hutchinson and David Johnson at the Isle of Man TT

Following a disrupted schedule due to weather conditions, racing finally got underway today at the 2019 Isle of Man TT races across the 37.73-mile Mountain Circuit, which saw Ian Hutchinson and David Johnson take part in the Superbike and Supersport races aboard Honda CBR machinery. The opening race of the day, the shortened four-lap RST Superbike Race, had a 25 minute delay but got underway at 11:05 (local time) this morning, with teammates Hutchinson and Johnson lining up respectively aboard their Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 machines. Both riders had just…

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HARRISON AGAIN TOPS QUALIFYING AT THE TT RACES

After the rain on Monday, qualifying for the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy resumed on Tuesday evening with the 1000cc machines getting their first outing on the TT Mountain Course this year. Dean Harrison, continuing his form from Sunday’s Supersport session, was quickest on the night with a speed of 129.53mph while Conor Cummins and James Hillier also went well in the Superbike class. Harrison also topped the Superstock leaderboard but it was a night that saw a number of the other front runners hit…

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Honda Racing focused on the Isle of Man TT races

Fresh from the International North West 200, the Honda Racing team is preparing to head to the Isle of Man for the legendary TT races, where Ian Hutchinson and David Johnson will contest the World’s fastest road race on Honda CBR machinery. The TT fortnight starts this Saturday (25 May) with the first sessions at the 37.73-mile Mountain circuit. The TT races will dominate the next two weeks, which for most is the highlight of the road race season, where riders will tackle the gruelling Mountain course across six categories…

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Honda Racing raring to get roads campaign underway at the International North West 200

Honda is ready to get its 2019 road racing campaign underway as Ian Hutchinson and new recruit, David Johnson, have arrived at the International North West 200 ready to kick off proceedings tomorrow. Wrapping up pre-season testing on a high, the Honda Racing team has enjoyed vast amounts of track time across the off-season in Europe, as well as various UK circuits, including the team’s favourite; Castle Combe in Wiltshire, in preparation for the NW200, the Isle of Man TT and the Ulster GP. Working closely with Dunlop throughout all…

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DAVID JOHNSON PILOTS TYCO BMW HP4 RACE TO MAIDEN INTERNATIONAL PODIUM IN ULSTER GP SUPERBIKE RACE

David Johnson rounded off the Tyco BMW team’s International roads campaign with a third place podium finish in the opening Superbike race at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix today. Following an 11th hour signing between the Australian rider and the Moneymore-based TAS Racing team and with virtually no pre-event testing, ‘Davo’ delivered an impressive performance during his debut outing in Tyco BMW colours. This marks Davo’s first podium at one of the world’s fastest road races and secures a maiden International podium for the stunning all carbon framed BMW HP4 RACE.…

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Ian Lougher and David Johnson join John Chapman Racing for 2018 Classic TT campaign

John Chapman Racing will field a strong line up at this year’s Isle of Man Classic TT Races, presented by Bennetts, with Ian Lougher and David Johnson joining the Lincolnshire-based team. Lougher and Johnson will both contest the Bennetts Senior Classic TT riding identically-prepared 500cc MV Agusta triples with Australian Johnson also riding a 250cc Honda in the Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race. Chapman, a committed MV Agusta enthusiast, first enlisted the services of Lougher for the Senior Classic TT in 2016 and although the Welshman was out of luck…

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DAVID JOHNSON TO GIVE TYCO BMW’S HP4-RACE ITS UK RACING DEBUT AT ULSTER GP

Experienced road racer David Johnson will represent Tyco BMW at the Ulster GP in Northern Ireland next week, where ‘Davo’ will give the stunning Tyco BMW HP4 RACE its first taste of the roads at the 7.4-mile Dundrod circuit, dubbed  ‘the world’s fastest road race.’ The laid-back Adelaide ace is no stranger to BMW Motorrad machinery on both the International roads and short circuits, in 2015 he became the fastest Australian ever around the 37.73-mile Isle of Man TT course aboard the BMW S1000RR. The opportunity to race the impressive…

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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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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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Dunlop sets pace in Bennetts Lightweight TT class while Harrison tops Monster Energy Supersport Board

The first qualifying session for the 2018 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, got underway in perfect conditions on Saturday evening. Dean Harrison and Michael Dunlop topped the Supersport and Lightweight leaderboards having lapped at 125.797mph and 120.875mph respectively, the latter inside the class lap record, albeit unofficial to lay down an early marker for the Bennetts Lightweight TT Race on Wednesday 6th June. The session was slightly delayed due to oil being cleared between Cronk ny Mona and Signpost and it was 6.25pm when Rider Liaison…

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