Members of 157Fd Coy REME (R) assisted Coleraine and District Motor Club in preparing for this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200 by working on course preparation, providing scrutineering assistants during Race Week and helping dismantle the circuit after the event ended. REME assisted the course managers by providing suitably qualified personnel over three weekends to install lorry loads of … Read More
The makers of the BBC programme “HOW THE NORTH WEST WAS WON” have been revisiting the history over the past few years to expand selected decades into a feature length DVD. The first of these, released last year, was called “JOEY DUNLOP- THE NW200 WINS” and covered the 1980’s period. This new programme “HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 1990’s” takes a close … Read More
Ryan Farquhar’s Wife Karen Recalls The Moment She Knew Her Husband Was “going To Be Still With Us.” ‘I can’t thank the doctors enough who saved my life.’ Ryan Farquhar says in his first interview since his crash during last Thursday’s Supertwins race at the Vauxhall International North West 200. ‘Money couldn’t pay them for what they have done for … Read More
Fermanagh rider Paul Gartland crashed at University in yesterdays’ Superstock race at the Vauxhall International North West 200. Paul returned to the paddock but was admitted to Causeway hospital on Saturday night and then transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast where he has received treatment and is in a stable condition.
“Every boy has his dreams and this was my boyhood dream come true.” That was Alastair Seeley’s reaction after winning the opening Supersport race on the Gear Link Kawasaki at the 2016 North West 200 to chalk up his 16th victory at the Northern Ireland event and become the most successful rider of all-time. In a week of glorious sunshine, … Read More
Ryan Farquhar, Ben Wilson And Nico Mawhinney Return To Vauxhall International North West 200 Circuit Following Their 2016 Crashes. Top road racers Ryan Farquhar, Ben Wilson and Nico Mawhinney have returned to the Vauxhall International North West 200 circuit were they were injured during the 2016 event. 40 year old Farquhar suffered a lacerated liver and was in Intensive Care … Read More
The 2017 International North West 200 will take place on 7th -13th May 2017. The week long festival on the spectacular Causeway coast will begin on Sunday May 7th and will include two days of practice on Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th with racing on Thursday evening and Saturday 13th. This will be supplemented by a full programme of supporting … Read More
Malachi Mitchell-Thomas has died as a result of a crash on the third lap of the Supertwins race at the Vauxhall International North West 200 today. The 20 year old from Chorley in Lancashire crashed his Burrows Engineering Kawasaki on the approach to Black Hill. The race was immediately red flagged and Malachi was treated by medical staff from the … Read More