BBC Sport NI Extends NW200 Deal

2019 Dates, North West 200 News, North West 200 Update

BBC Sport NI has extended its deal to broadcast the Fonacab International North West 200 in association with Nicholl’s Oils for a further five years. The new deal will run from 2020 until 2025. The extension to the partnership will mean that BBC Sport NI will maintain its dedicated level of coverage of the world renowned event across its TV, … Read More

The International North West 200 Secures New Title Sponsorship From fonaCab And Nicholl Oils For 2019

2019 Dates, North West 200 News, Races

The 2019 International North West 200 will celebrate it’s 90th anniversary with new title sponsorship. The north coast event has secured the backing of Northern Ireland’s leading taxi company, fonaCAB and the Province’s largest independent oil distributor, Nicholl Oils for the May 12-18 races. The race will be known as the fonaCAB International North West 200 in association with Nicholl … Read More


Air Ambulance NI, Motorbike Awards, North West 200 News

The International North West 200 enjoyed double success at the 2019 Cornmarket Motorbike awards. The race communications team of Valerie and John Crichton, who have manned the race radios for over 40 years, were awarded the Services to Sport award at the glittering ceremony in Belfast last week. The N.I. Air Ambulance sponsored award was presented to Valerie and John … Read More


2019 Dates, Meet and Greet, North West 200 Race Winners

Glenn Irwin, the winner of both superbike races at last year’s International North West 200, will be gunning for a record six victories at this year’s event. Having made the switch from Ducati to Kawasaki power for the 2018 British Superbike championship, the 28 year old will race a Quattro Plant Wicked Coatings ZX10RR in both of the big bike … Read More

Two 2018 International North West 200 Races Make ‘Race Of The Year’ Shortlist At Cornmarket Motorbike Awards

2019 Dates, Competitions, Motorbike Awards, North West 200 News

With the finest line-up of road racers anywhere on the globe gracing the International North West 200 each May, it isn’t surprising to find a NW200 event listed amongst the Races of the Year in the annual Cornmarket Motorbike Awards. Having won this coveted trophy just 12 months ago, the NW200 has been even more successful this time around with … Read More

Alastair Seeley Reunites With EHA Racing For 2019 International North West 200

2019 Dates, North West 200 Race Winners, Supersport Race

Alastair Seeley, the International North West 200’s most successful racer, will be reunited with the EHA Racing team as he chases his 25th victory on the North coast circuit at next year’s 90th anniversary event. After claiming a 600cc double on EHA machinery at this year’s NW200 and agreeing terms to ride for the team in the 2019 British Supersport … Read More

Sportsnet Holidays licensed as official travel partner of the International North West 200 in Australia and New Zealand.

2019 Dates

The International North West 200 has appointed Australian company Sportsnet Holidays with a licence as its official travel partner in Australia and New Zealand for the next three years.   Established in 1998, Australian company Sportsnet Holidays has risen to be one of the leading travel agents to sporting events all over the world. Sportsnet already has a wealth of … Read More

2019 International North West 200 To Have New Title Sponsor As Vauxhall Partnership Comes To A Close

North West 200 News

The International North West 200 road races will have a new title sponsor for it’s 90th birthday celebrations in 2019. After five years as the headline sponsor, Vauxhall Motors UK contract ended at the close of this year’s races. ‘We have enjoyed a very strong relationship with Vauxhall.’ Event Director, Mervyn Whyte, MBE said as he paid tribute to the … Read More

Northern Ireland Air Ambulance Receive An Impressive Sum From This Years North West 200 Golf Day

Air Ambulance NI, Charity

The impressive sum of £13,500 was raised for the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance charity during this year’s Golf Day at Royal Portrush Golf Club which was supported by local sporting stars and businesses. Presenting the cheque to Ian Crowe of the NI Air Ambulance is Mervyn Whyte, Event Director of the North West 200. Also included are Stephen Watson, BBC, … Read More

2019 International North West 200 Dates Announced

2019 Dates

The 2019 International North West 200 race week will take place on 12th – 18th May, with the main race day on Saturday 18th. The 2019 event will be a special year for the Coleraine and District Motor Club, the event organisers, as this will be the 90th anniversary of the North Coast races. ‘We are planning some very special … Read More