PETER HICKMAN WINS JOEY DUNLOP SOLO TT CHAMPIONSHIP WHILE BEN AND TOM BIRCHALL TAKE SIDECAR TITLE

Despite his misfortunes in the Dunlop Senior TT, Peter Hickman’s second place clinched the Joey Dunlop Solo Championship with three wins in the week by 13 points from Senior TT Race winner Dean Harrison (111). The awards are based on a championship points system with points for race positions in the RST Superbike, the two Monster Energy Supersport TT Races, the RL360 Superstock TT Race and the Dunlop Senior TT Race with a separate award for Sidecars with separate team, manufacturer and privateer awards. Ben and Tom Birchall took the…

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HICKMAN SECURES FOURTH TT RACE WIN WITH MONSTER ENERGY SUPERSPORT TT RACE 2 VICTORY

Peter Hickman claimed his fourth TT Race victory at the Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy when he won Thursday’s two-lap Monster Energy Supersport TT Race, his first win in the 600cc category. The Trooper Beer by Smiths Racing Triumph rider was locked in battle throughout the two laps with Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Kawasaki) but with his now customary charge over the Mountain on lap two, the Burton upon Trent rider edged to a win by 3.3s. James Hillier took third on the Quattro Plant Wicked…

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PETER HICKMAN BAGS HIS SECOND WIN OF THE DAY IN DOMINANT RL360 SUPERSTOCK TT PERFORMANCE

Peter Hickman joined a select group of riders to win two races in a day at the Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, when he dominated the RL360 Superstock race to win by 26.045s from Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Kawasaki). The Smiths Racing BMW rider followed up his Monster Energy Supersport success from earlier in the day to take his fifth TT victory – and his third of the week – with David Johnson (Honda Racing) achieving his maiden TT podium in third as he got the…

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HICKMAN WINS RST SUPERBIKE RACE AFTER RED FLAG INCIDENT

Peter Hickman took victory at the opening race of the 2019 Isle of Man TT races fuelled by Monster Energy when he won a shortened RST Superbike race on the Smiths Racing BMW by 1.782s from Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Kawasaki) with Conor Cummins completing the podium in third on the Milenco by Padgetts Motorcycles Honda. After the weather affected the race programme earlier in the week, the race was scheduled to be held over a reduced four laps but an incident at Snugborough on the third lap brought out…

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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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All eyes on Dundrod as Hicky and Harrison prepare to meet again

The 2018 MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix is less than a month away and the anticipation is certainly building. Following a TT that saw Peter Hickman demolish the outright lap record to win a thrilling Senior TT finale ahead of Dean Harrison, the 7.4011 miles of Dundrod tarmac is the next meeting ground for these road-racing heavyweights. Peter, UGP Man of the Meeting in 2017 and now the world’s fastest rider, secured podium finishes in four classes, three of which were as race winner. Commenting on his and Dean’s recent…

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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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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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Ulster Grand Prix geared up to reclaim World’s Fastest Road race accolade

The 2017 MCE Ulster Grand Prix’s Man of the Meeting, Peter Hickman, has smashed the lap record set by Dean Harrison at Dundrod last year, recording an average speed of 135.452mph at the Isle of Man TT. It was a double hit for Dean Harrison, as he not only saw his lap record usurped, but lost out to Hickman in the last lap having led the entire race. Noel Johnson, Clerk of the Course for the Ulster Grand Prix commented: “I am absolutely delighted for Peter and the Smith’s BMW…

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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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