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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Records  to go this weekend at KDM Hire Cookstown 100

As circuit preparations are well under way for this weekends KDM Hire Cookstown 100, given decent weather, its looks certain that lap records will be broken. The club undertook a phase of resurfacing  at the problematic Braeside  and Craigmount corners. With this re surfacing, along with the re positioned start finish area, Michael Dunlops  six year old  lap record of 91.48 mph could well be broken. With  a quality line up  with the cream of Irish road racing , the countdown is well and truly on. Returning to the new…

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KING OF KIRKISTOWN Easter Monday 22nd April 2019

Belfast and District Motor Club Ltd are hosting the 3rd round of the AJ Plumbing Supplies USBK Championshipas it rolls on from Bishopscourt on Easter Saturday, across Strangford Lough to Kirkistown Race Circuit on Easter Monday. Ulster Superbike – A large entry of eight plus possible winners includes Gerard Kinghan, Carl Phillips, David Haire, Ali Kirk, Brian McCormack, Derek McGee, Adam McLean and the return of Nico Mawhinney along with Scottish visitor Donald Macfadyen. The feature race is the returning ‘KING of KIRKISTOWN’and the Crown will be awarded to the…

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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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Michael Dunlop to ride at 2018 Country Crest / Des D’arcy Motors Skerries 100

Loughshinny Motor Cycle Supporters Club are delighted to announce that 18 times Isle of Man TT winner Michael Dunlop, will be the star attraction at the forthcoming Country Crest/Des D’arcy Motors Skerries 100, that will take place on Saturday and Sunday 7/8th July. Fresh from his three TT wins, “The Maverick” will contest the three Superbike races, as well as the 600 Supersport, and will start favourite as he is the current course record holder, at a speed of 111.582mph, that he achieved in the Open race in 2016. Michael…

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Record breaking win in Bennetts Lightweight TT Race puts Michael Dunlop third on all-time TT winners list

Michael Dunlop took a record breaking win in the Bennetts Lightweight TT on Wednesday afternoon at the Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy with the Paton rider smashing both the lap and race records on his way to his 18th TT win. Despite a relatively steady start, Dunlop took advantage of early leader Ivan Lintin’s retirement at Bedstead on lap two and with a new lap record of 122.750mph, he came home 14.6s clear of Derek McGee and Michael Rutter. McGee second place was his first TT…

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Dunlop and Sheils take Victories at KDM Hire Cookstown 100 as Weather plays havoc with the Meeting

It may not have been the best of Cookstown 100s, thanks to the changing weather conditions, where a spate of spills forced the organizers to abandon the 96th running of this unique event. Thankfully, no serious injuries were reported, but with time running out, Clerk of the Course, Francis Everard called it quits, despite a number of races still to be run including the feature race of the day, the KDM Hire Cookstown 100. Following last nights cancellation of a couple of races, due to strong sunlight, to days racing…

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