Alastair Seeley Takes 18th Win At 2017 Vauxhall Inetrnational North West 200 As Martin Jessopp Doubles Up In Supersport And Supertwins

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Alastair Seeley continued his record breaking ways at the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 as he smashed the Superstock lap record to claim his 18th victory on the famous Triangle circuit on his Tyco BMW. The ‘Wee Wizard’ set a new mark of 122.898mph to win from Lee Johnston (East Coast Construction) and Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Kawasaki). Seeley … 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

NEW SAFETY EQUIPMENT PURCHASED AHEAD OF 2017 VAUXHALL INTERNATIONAL NORTH WEST 200

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In October 2016 Northern Ireland Communities Minister, Paul Givan announced the Vauxhall International North West 200 would receive £124,000 from the Northern Ireland Assembly through Sport NI to fund safety improvements at the event. On the eve of the 2017 races the former Minister and Ian Paisley, North Antrim MP, have visited the circuit to see how the money has … 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

Lee Johnston Completes Final Test Before 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 26/4/2017: Lee Johnston on the Jackson Racing Fireblade at Castle Combe.
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Lee Johnston is raring to go at the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 after completing his final test on the Jackson Racing Hondas. The Fermanagh man brought his preparations for the new season to a close at the official Honda test at Castle Combe this week. “I am really looking forward to the start of practice for the North … Read More