Michael Dunlop will make his road racing debut on the Tyco BMW at the Vauxhall International North West 200 following the announcement of his much anticipated move to Hector and Philip Neill’s Moneymore based squad for the 2018 season. Dunlop, a five times North West winner and the outright lap record holder for the 8.9 mile Triangle circuit, will ride … Read More
Northern Ireland’s treble winning World Superbike champion, Jonathan Rea, is to ride at this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200! But the 31 year old, who won his third WSB world title in a row in 2017, won’t be racing on the famous circuit that links the towns of Portrush, Portstewart and Coleraine. Rea’s 2018 NW200 appearance will see him … Read More
The Merrow Hotel and Spa, which recently secured planning approval from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, has announced its sponsorship of the main feature race of the Vauxhall International North West 200, the Superbike Race. Last year’s feature race saw a titanic battle between Alastair Seeley, Ian Hutchinson and eventual winner, Glenn Irwin. The thrilling encounter was voted the 2017 … Read More
Voting opens today for the Cornmarket Irish Motorcyclist of the Year, and the winner will be presented with the unique Joey Dunlop Trophy at the Cornmarket Motorbike Awards in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Belfast on Friday 26th January 2018. 25 competitors from various disciplines of the sport have been nominated for the prestigious award in association with Enkalon. The final … Read More
The 2018 International North West 200 race week will take place on 13th – 19th May, with the main race day on Saturday 19th. After a week of great action at this year’s event, the North coast races were given a major boost with the announcement that BSB star Glenn Irwin, will return to Portrush next May on the PBM/Be … Read More
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
Honda Racing’s John McGuinness has crashed at Primrose corner during the Superbike practice session at the Vauxhall International North West 200 today. The 45 year old Morecambe rider, who is a six times winner at the event, has been taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast by ambulance with a suspected broken leg.
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