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Tag: Michael Dunlop

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 ›

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 ›

Triumph and Tragedy: Northwest 200 2016

  My battered iPad was balanced precariously on my lap, my fingers clutched at its edges as I screeched. First there were two racers side-by-side on that narrow road. Then there were three. “Eeeeeeee,” I screeched, as the commentators chattered loudly, rapidly, in the background. Then, another rider inched his way up, coming up on… 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: 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 ›

And So It Begins… 2015 Isle of Man TT Races

The 2015 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, is set to get underway on Saturday evening with qualifying sessions scheduled for the Newcomers, Lightweight and Sidecar classes. Weather permitting, the action around the Mountain Course is due to get underway at 6.20pm (GMT) with circuit debutantes Robbin Harms, Derek McGee, Tom McHale,… Read More ›

Fastest: Qualifying in Mugello

There are just so many reasons why it is so easy to fall in love with Mugello. It could be the weather – warm sunshine, when there are no dark clouds heavy with rain, of course. It could be Valentino Rossi’s helmet, a truly spectacular unveiling. It could be the ‘sea of yellow’, the sound… Read More ›