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Glenn Irwin celebrates victory in the Superbike North West 200 feature race at todays Vauxhall International North West 200.
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The 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 came to a dramatic end as Glenn Irwin claimed his first victory at the north coast venue in the feature superbike race. The BSB racer got the better of Alastair Seeley in a thrilling last lap dice between the Be Wiser/PBM Ducati and Tyco BMW stars. Irwin had led from the start of … Read More

Statement From Vauxhall International North West 200 Organisers Re Honda Racing’s Withdrawal From The Event

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Honda Racing have informed us today of the team’s withdrawal from the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 following John McGuinness’s crash during the Thursday qualifying session. We fully understand and accept Honda’s reasons for this action. The MCUI Medical team were on the scene providing treatment to John very quickly following his crash at Primrose yesterday and the race … Read More

Honda Racing Announcement

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Honda Racing has an update regarding John McGuinness, following his incident at the North West 200 Superbike qualifying on Thursday, May 11. John has been diagnosed with a compound fracture to his right lower leg, while in theatre on Thursday night it was not possible to plate the leg as initially thought due to the extent of the injury, and … Read More

Michael Rutter in pole position for Saturday’s Superbike Races at the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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Michael Rutter will start from pole position for Saturday’s Superbike races at the Vauxhall International North West 200. The 45 minute qualifying session was cut short with 21 minutes remaining after John McGuinness crashed his Honda Racing Fireblade at Primrose. The 23 times TT winner was taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg. Thirteen times North West winner Rutter, … Read More

Alastair Seeley Tops Superbike Practice Times In 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 Opening Practice Session

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Alastair Seeley underlined why he is the most successful Vauxhall International North West 200 rider of all-time by topping the time sheets in the opening Superbike and Supersport practice sessions for the 2017 event. The 17 times race winner steered his Tyco BMW to a lap of 4 mins 25.1 seconds in perfect conditions on the 8.9 mile Triangle circuit. … Read More

Guy Martin To Race Wilson Craig 600cc Honda At 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 5/5/2017: Guy Martin races the Wilson Craig Honda at the Cookstown 100 last weekend. Martin will race the bike at this week's Vauxhall International North West 200.

Guy Martin will be reunited with former sponsor Wilson Craig to race a CBR600RR Honda at next week’s Vauxhall International North West 200. The Lincolnshire ace will make his return to international road racing competition in the opening Supersport race at the seaside event next Thursday evening. “We had a few conversations about Guy riding my bike at the North … Read More

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

Conor Cummins Out But Bruce Anstey Seeking Wins On The Padgetts Honda At The 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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Conor Cummins is out of next week’s 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200. That is the sad news from the Padgett’s Honda team after the Manxman visited the surgeon who operated on his broken throttle hand on Tuesday. “Everything is good but the injury just needs more time to heal.” Cummins explained. “I could come to the North West and … Read More

Vauxhall Enhance Their Support of 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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Vauxhall Motors, official title sponsors of the Vauxhall International North West 200 have enhanced their support of the event by supplying another Vauxhall insignia on long term loan to the NW200 Operations Manager, Fergus McKay. Vauxhall already provide a similar vehicle to Event Director, Mervyn Whyte. “Fergus is involved with Mervyn, on a daily basis and they often need to … Read More