Michael Rutter Replaces Hudson Kennaugh On IEG/KMR Kawasaki At 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 17/5/2012:   Michael Rutter with Ryan Farquhar and Jeremy McWilliams at the 2012 Vauxhall International North West 200 when Rutter finished third behind Farquhar riding for the Dungannon man's KMR Kawasaki team which he will rejoin at this year's event for the Supertwin races.
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13 times Vauxhall International North West 200 winner, Michael Rutter will replace Hudson Kennaugh on Ryan Farquhar’s IEG/KMR Kawasaki in the Supertwin races at next week’s event. Kennaugh, who was a podium finisher on the bike at the Enkalon Trophy race at Bishopscourt last month, had been set to ride the ER6 Kawasaki in the Twins race at Portrush alongside … Read More

Honda Racing Duo John McGuinness and Guy Martin Gearing Up On New Fireblades For 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 9/3/2017: Honda Racing test at Monteblanco, Spain.
Guy Martin with team mate John McGuinness.
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With less than a month to go until the start of practice for the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 the official Honda Racing squad of John McGuinness and Guy Martin are gearing up for a strong challenge on their 2017 spec Fireblades. The duo completed their first test on the superbike spec version of the CBR1000RR SP2 recently at … Read More

Glenn Irwin To Race PBM/BE Wiser Ducati at 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 2017: PBM/ Be Wiser Ducati's Glen Irwin who will race the Ducati superbike at the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200.
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Nothern Ireland’s British Superbike championship star, Glenn Irwin, is to race the PBM/Be Wiser Ducati in both Superbike races at the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 on May 6-13. The 27 year old was a sensation when he made his debut at the seaside event in 2015, finishing on the podium in the second Supersport race. Irwin sat out … Read More

Lee Johnston and Hudson Kennaugh Set To Ride KMR Kawasakis At 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 15/3/2017: Lee Johnston will race Ryan Farquhar's NI Air Ambulance liveried Kawasaki Supertwin at this year's Vauxhall International North West 200 on May 7-13 races. Farquhar unveiled the new bike at the launch of the event in Coleraine today.
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Fermanagh racer Lee Johnston will campaign a KMR ER6 650cc Kawasaki in both Supertwin races at the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200. Prepared by team boss and former North West winner, Ryan Farquhar, the Kawasaki will sport the vivid red livery of the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance. Johnston is a three-time winner at the North West 200, including a … Read More

Vauxhall International North West 200 Legend Michael Rutter Set To Make 2017 Return.

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Michael Rutter (Bathams/SMT Racing BMW ) during today's practices for the Vauxhall International North West 200, in Coleraine.  Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press

13 times NW200 race winner, Michael Rutter hopes to add to his victory tally at the 2017 Vauxhall backed event in May. The popular Englishman, who first raced at Portrush in 1992, will return on the Bathams/SMT BMWs to compete in the Superbike and Superstock races on May 7-13. “Hopefully I still have another win or two left in me.” … Read More

Meet The Stars Of The Vauxhall International North West 200 Launch on March 15

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 13/5/2016: North West 200 stars John McGuinness and Lee Johnston entertained a huge crowd in Coleraine town centre at the annual Meet the Riders event today.
Both McGuinness and Johnston will compete in tomorrow's races with roads closing at 9.30 am.
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MEET THE STARS OF THE 2017 VAUXHALL INTERNATIONAL NORTH WEST 200 It is the biggest race launch of the year – the spectacular Meet the Stars night for the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 on March 15. Every road race fan will want to be there to meet the top names in the sport. AND IT IS ALL ABSOLUTELY … Read More

Alastair Seeley Reunited With Gear Link Kawasaki At The 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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Alastair Seeley (Gearlink Kawasaki  - Kawasaki) 

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The Vauxhall International North West 200’s most successful rider, Alastair Seeley will be back at Portrush in 2017 with the Gear Link Kawasaki team that he won two races with last season. The Carrickfergus rider overtook Robert Dunlop in the all-time standings after taking two wins on the Kawasaki team’s ZX6R at last year’s North West to give him 17 … Read More

Alastair Seeley’s Vauxhall International North West 200 Record Captured In New Documentary

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 4/1/2017: Alastair Seeley pictured at a special preview of the documentary 'Alastair Seeley- My NW200 Wins' by Colin Thompson in Helen's Bay with Mervyn Whyte, Vauxhall International NW200 Event Director, Gordon Hannen, Vauxhall and Paul McLean of Bet McLean, race sponsor.
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A new documentary telling the story of how Alastair Seeley became the Vauxhall International North West 200’s most successful racer is set to be released on DVD. Made by local film maker, Colin James, ‘ALASTAIR SEELEY-MY NW200 WINS’ will be issued on February 1 and sold through the http://www.northwest200.org, the official website of the event. The one hour, forty minute … Read More

King Of The Vauxhall International North West 200, Alastair Seeley, Will ‘definitely’ Race At The 2017 Event

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The Vauxhall International North West 200’s most successful racer, Alastair Seeley, says he will ‘definitely’ be in action at the 2017 event. The 17 times North West winner, who overhauled Robert Dunlop’s previous record tally of 15 victories with a Supersport double on the Gear Link Kawasaki last May, is currently seeking a British championship ride for next season after … Read More