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Changes in Start Order for Superbike IOMTT Races 2017

March 22, 2017

There are a number of big changes to the starting order for the RST Superbike and PokerStars Senior TT Races at the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. Nineteen of the first 20 seeded riders have lapped at over 128mph and between them have a remarkable total of 71 TT victories… Read More ›

IOMTT 2016: Hutchy sets an unofficial outright lap record on a superstock bike

For the sixth successive evening, conditions were perfect for the final night’s full qualifying session at the 2016 Isle of Man TT races, fuelled by Monster Energy, and it proved to be the fastest session ever witnessed around the Mountain Course as Ian Hutchinson lapped inside John McGuinness’ outright lap record – on his Superstock… Read More ›

Bruce Anstey is set to race a Honda RC213V-S at the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy.

The Valvoline Racing by Padgett’s Motorcycles team has confirmed that the New Zealand rider will have a race prepared version of the exotic V4 machine for the RST Superbike and PokerStars Senior TT races. Anstey has yet to test the machine but he will practice on it along with the superbike spec Fireblade that he… Read More ›

McGuinness is awarded the Segrave Trophy

The Royal Automobile Club, today, awarded the Segrave Trophy to motorcycle road racer John McGuinness. Acknowledging the Lancashire man’s success, the citation read; ‘An outstanding contribution to motorcycle road and circuit racing, including setting the outright lap record at the 2015 Isle of Man TT.  He is the greatest living exponent of the TT, with… Read More ›

For Joey

  Last year as John McGuinness made his final sprint at the 2015 Isle of Man Senior TT, his motorcycle wiggling ever so slightly, my heart rejoiced. And yet, the heart was also a little quiet. With the win, McGuinness had now taken his total TT wins up to 23 trophies. In doing so, he… Read More ›

Hutchy is awarded the Torrens Trophy

This post, albeit a press release, comes a little late. But there was no way in hell I was missing out on this piece of news. I love news stories that celebrate one’s courage and dogged determination to follow a dream, no matter what. Isn’t this just about the best way to kick off a new year and… Read More ›

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 ›