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Tag: Isle of Man TT

Changes in Start Order for Superbike IOMTT Races 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 ›

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 ›

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: 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 ›

IOMTT 2015: Michael Dunlop Returns to BMW

Michael Dunlop is switching back to the BMW bikes that he raced at last year’s TT, on which he won three races including his historic Senior TT victory. The Northern Ireland rider will now be riding for Stuart Hicken’s Swadlincote based Buildbase BMW team in the RST Superbike Race, which is scheduled for Saturday 6th… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: The Ninja H2R Heads To The TT

James Hillier has a busy TT ahead of him with entries in all bar two classes. Now the 30-year-old Quattro Plant Kawasaki rider has added a lap of the historic course on the new supercharged Ninja H2R to his TT agenda on June 10. Already one of very few riders to circulate the 37 ¾… Read More ›

IOMTT 2015: Superbikes take to the course in untimed practice session

After the disappointment of Monday evening’s session being cancelled, riders were back out on the course on Tuesday for the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, but with strong winds and squally showers, the decision was made to make the session untimed but deteriorating conditions on the Isle of Man resulted… Read More ›

Rain Plays Spoilsport At The First 2015 Isle of Man TT Qualifying

Qualifying for the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, got underway on Saturday evening and although weather conditions meant the F2 sidecars failed to get out on track, the Lightweight class got a full session under their belts with Ryan Farquhar leading the way at 117.12mph. The session got underway with… Read More ›