DUNLOP TAKES 19TH TT RACE WIN WITH NARROW BENNETTS LIGHTWEIGHT TT RACE VICTORY

Michael Dunlop took a thrilling Bennetts Lightweight TT Race victory at the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, on Thursday evening when he beat Jamie Coward by just 1.299s at the end of the shortened two lap race. Dunlop (SC Corse Paton) and Coward (KTS Racing Kawasaki) swapped the race lead on a number of occasions and were never more than a few seconds apart but the Ulsterman just held off Coward for his 19th TT victory. Lee Johnston finished in third place on the KMR…

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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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TYCO BMW HAIL fonaCAB AS NEW PARTNER

Tyco BMW is delighted to welcome fonaCAB as a new team partner for the 2019 British Superbike Championship and International Road Racing season. fonaCAB is regarded as the largest reputable taxi provider in Northern Ireland with a fleet of over 1100 cars and drivers. They support many initiatives that improve the lives and wellbeing of the clients they serve – including a plethora of leading sporting organisations and teams like the Belfast Giants and Ulster Rugby.   Speaking of the new partnership, fonaCAB’s CEO William McCausland said: “As a company,…

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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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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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Michael Tops Rankings After Record Breaking TT

Michael Dunlop’s Three TT wins, a second and fourth places were enough the elevate the Ballymoney rider from fourth in the 2018 Duke Road Race Rankings Championship to number one spot at the end of a record breaking event.   Current Duke Road Race Rankings Champion, Dean Harrison, set an initial absolute lap record in the opening Superbike TT, before retiring, went on to win the second Supersport TT after finishing second in the first. The Yorkshireman finished third in the Superstock before a race long battle in the prestigious…

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19 WINS FOR TAS RACING AFTER A POIGNANT 2018 ISLE OF MAN TT

Michael Dunlop’s poignant TT Superbike race win on the opening day of this year’s event, which the Ballymoney man respectfully dedicated to his fallen team-mate Dan Kneen, will always be remembered as the highlight of TT2018 for TAS Racing and Tyco BMW. Dunlop said afterwards: “It’s been a hard week for the boys and everyone in the team and I’d just like to thank Hector and Philip [Neill] and the whole team for keeping the wheels in motion. Dan was my team-mate and I’d like to dedicate this win to…

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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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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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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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