The throaty roar of an inline-four, the swish of a chequered flag, the camaraderie of riding together, and the legends and their greatest hits.

Month: June 2015

IOMTT 2015: Fast and Furious: John McGuinness Takes Home the 2015 Senior TT

Riders have always coveted the crown for the gruelling and revered Senior TT. The 6 laps around the course are unforgiving, and this eternal classic on the TT calendar has an exclusive membership. Only 45 riders have made it on to Senior TT’s roster. Of these only 1, the legendary Mike Hailwood, collected 7 Senior… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: Lintin Wins Bennett’s Lightweight TT For debut TT win

Ivan Lintin grabbed his debut TT victory on Friday when he took a record-breaking Bennetts Lightweight race from James Hillier by just under four seconds with Michael Rutter in third. The front two both smashed the old lap record, Hillier lapping at 120.848 compared to Lintin’s 120.845 but it was the second win in a… Read More ›

James Hillier claims fastest closed roads TT speed with Ninja H2R

Kawasaki rider James Hillier is looking to claim the fastest speed ever recorded for a motorcycle on closed roads at the Isle of Man TT after registering over 206 mph on his Strava GPS app on the famous Sulby straight riding a Ninja H2R in a parade lap. The Quattro Plant Kawasaki rider declared himself… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: And That Makes It 3. Hutchinson Wins The Second Supersport Race

The Isle of Man TT had geared itself up for another afternoon of racing ready for records to be broken and remade. And so had Ian Hutchinson. He is a man on a mission, determined to make up for lost time, and to put his stamp on the TT record books. From a hellish five… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: John McGuinness Wins TT Zero And Makes It 22

John McGuinness broke his own SES TT Zero record in today’s Isle of Man TT Races with his teammate Bruce Anstey again following him home, as he did last year. Anstey was also inside McGuinness’ old lap record for the electric bike class. John McGuinness was first away from the line but by Glen Helen,… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: Superstocks, A Double Whammy and the Big 10 for Hutchy

That’s the thing about the TT. No two days are the same. It will always throw you for a loop. There is one constant guarantee however. There is always the drama, of the heart-in-mouth, sweaty-palms variety; the kind that is perfect for stories that make legends. Like Tuesday afternoon on the island. The RL 360… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: William Dunlop Out of the TT

Tyco BMW’s William Dunlop will not be racing in the remaining Isle of Man TT races after a crash during Monday’s qualifying session left him with a broken rib. An Isle of Man TT press release stated that Dunlop was riding his BMW Motorrad S1000RR, and was on course for an impressive lap time during… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: Don’t Stop Believin’. Ian Hutchinson Wins The Supersport TT

There will always be some race wins that will leave you overwhelmed, stumbling to get past that huge lump in your throat or discretely wiping away that errant teardrop. Those races are the epitome of willpower, a perfect example of what single-minded resolve, focus, courage and self-belief look like. Five years ago no one thought… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: Birchalls Win Sure Sidecar Race

Ben and Tom Birchall took a dramatic victory in the opening Sure Sidecar race at the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, coming home almost twenty five seconds clear of John Holden/Dan Sayle for their second TT victory. The duo won in a new race record time with Conrad Harrison/Mike Aylott… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: Bruce Anstey Wins RST Superbike Race

There must be something about racers and their beards. Somehow, they always end up being fast. I mean, really, really fast. I wonder if beards help with aerodynamics? Jokes aside though, that long beard seemed to work for Bruce Anstey. He was like a rocket during Sunday’s RST Superbike race. Not only did he kick… Read More ›