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    Thread: TT 2016 Predictions
Post: RE: TT 2016 Predictions

I can't see Hutchy & MD on the same bike unless it is a Sidecar, but I know what you mean. I think 1) Hutchy 2) McG 3) Conor Cummings. 4) MD. 5) Guy Martin. 6)Hckman.
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 37,540 12-01-2016, 12:19 AM
    Thread: Harrison dominates Gold Cup with five timer
Post: RE: Harrison dominates Gold Cup with five timer

Thankyou Malcolm, very much appreciated.
chris Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 6,146 15-09-2015, 10:34 PM
    Thread: Harrison dominates Gold Cup with five timer
Post: RE: Harrison dominates Gold Cup with five timer

A good result for Dean, and the Yamaha. Is there anywhere where I can find the full results for the Scarborough meeting?
chris Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 6,146 14-09-2015, 11:11 PM
    Thread: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT
Post: RE: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT

It does seem strange that the IOM Gov don't make use of the Classic Race TV coverage to give the MGP Races a 'plug'. The old mix of modern, and classic bikes racing on the same day seemed perfect to ...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 18 140,209 05-09-2015, 12:03 AM
    Thread: Rotary Nortons
Post: RE: Rotary Nortons

Below is part of what is wrote for the revised schedule on the saturday:- At the conclusion of that there will be further qualifying for Senior, Junior and Newcomers A MGP riders and machines between ...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 4,239 28-08-2015, 03:21 PM
    Thread: and so is wednesdaynight...
Post: RE: and so is wednesdaynight...

I do not think anyone has qualified yet. I don't know why people even mention early morning practices, it is just quite rightly never going to happen.
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 21,915 26-08-2015, 11:56 PM
    Thread: John Simpson
Post: RE: John Simpson

There is a Jonathan Woodward entered in this years MGP, I think it is the same one.
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 7 20,474 24-08-2015, 02:51 PM
    Thread: Another question
Post: RE: Another question

I think they have to wait the 20secs.
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 7,025 05-08-2015, 10:36 PM
    Thread: Food for thought - Prize money
Post: RE: Food for thought - Prize money

It has been a few years since the prize money has been altered. Surely it is now time to increase it, after all the number of visitors to the event have gone up. The Senior TT used to be the 'big' eve...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 14,479 30-06-2015, 12:00 AM
    Thread: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - hypothetical question
Post: RE: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MG...

Apart from MotoGP, and World Endurance riders, I think ALL riders should have to race in the MGP before the TT. Maybe the MGP (and Classic TT) should be run in June, and the TT in Aug/Sept, then if an...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 19 56,437 27-06-2015, 11:44 PM
    Thread: Who Should Have Won A TT But Didn't?
Post: RE: Who Should Have Won A TT But Didn't?

Over the years there must have been many riders who 'should' have won a TT. I always think it is hard on riders who have been leading a race, and then it is stopped. It now seems to happen much more o...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 74,882 27-06-2015, 11:33 PM
    Thread: Hutchy's Back
Post: RE: Hutchy's Back

Great results from Hutchy,I hope he can get on the top step of the podium at the TT.
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 51 82,888 16-05-2015, 10:19 PM
    Thread: Hudson Kennaugh
Post: RE: Hudson Kennaugh

Just read the April 9th BSN, and Hudson Kennaugh won the 1000 Superstock Race on a Trik Moto BMW in the British Bike round at Donnington. Now whither he is riding in the TT, it didn't say.
chris General Discussion 2 4,947 15-04-2015, 11:15 PM
    Thread: Nick "Splashdown" Jefferies Interview
Post: RE: Nick "Splashdown" Jefferies Interview

Excellent interview. Well done to all involved.
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 26,683 24-03-2015, 11:13 PM
    Thread: TT World Series
Post: RE: TT World Series

I assume the 'big money' to pay for all this is coming from TV (as in the Premier League in football), but, as football is a major sporting event, and makes good viewing, unfortunately road racing is ...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 55 93,002 23-01-2015, 12:37 AM
    Thread: Dan Kneen bags Superbike double on Kells bow
Post: RE: Dan Kneen bags Superbike double on Kells bow

(23-06-2014, 11:16 AM)Malcolm Wrote: [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/dankneenkellswin.jpg] Isle of Man rider Dan Kneen secured more Superbike glory for John Burrows’ Cookstown BE Racing team ...
chris Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 2,735 26-06-2014, 10:35 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix Entries Exceed 2013 with Six Weeks Until Entries Close!
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix Entries Exceed 2013 with Six W...

That is excellent news about the MGP entries, let us hope that by the time the entries are closed, all classes are oversubscribed. Now all we need is good weather for the MGP (and Classic TT).
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 3,513 09-04-2014, 11:02 PM
    Thread: Dall’Igna ‘very happy’ with Ducati progress
Post: RE: Dall’Igna ‘very happy’ with Ducati progress

(05-03-2014, 12:03 PM)Malcolm Wrote: [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/motogplogo.jpg] Gigi Dall’Igna has expressed his contentment with Ducati Team’s first pre-season test following the decisi...
chris Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 2,930 05-03-2014, 11:53 PM
    Thread: Ian Hutchinson relishing TT return with Milwaukee Yamaha
Post: RE: Ian Hutchinson relishing TT return with Milwau...

I think 'Hutchy' is still the man they all have to beat!
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 2,794 02-03-2014, 01:07 AM
    Thread: Bikers urged to visit the island when there are no races
Post: RE: Bikers urged to visit the island when there ar...

(20-09-2013, 08:03 PM)Malcolm Wrote: [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/bikersatseaterminal.jpg] The Steam Packet and government tourism officials are trying to lure more motorcyclists to the is...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 2,981 20-09-2013, 11:11 PM
    Thread: Is a land owner responsible for Isle of Man TT spectators’ safety?
Post: RE: Is a land owner responsible for Isle of Man TT...

(14-06-2013, 07:02 PM)larryd Wrote: It is more than probable that the Public Liability Insurance arranged in respect of this event will indemnify, in addition to the Promoters and Competitors, Gover...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 6,217 14-06-2013, 11:32 PM
    Thread: TT Races 2013
Post: RE: TT Races 2013

(05-01-2013, 03:24 PM)MsAbs Wrote: Hi All again.... Does anyone know of a private Chauffeur Service who can pick us up from the Airport! on the 6th June and take us to Douglas,where the Snoozebox Ac...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 9,406 05-01-2013, 11:50 PM
    Thread: Rossi hungry for victory
Post: RE: Rossi hungry for victory

(13-12-2012, 09:48 AM)Malcolm Wrote: [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/rossifaceshot.jpg] In an interview with the Dainese Magazine, Valentino Rossi spoke about his continued desire for victory...
chris Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 3,443 14-12-2012, 12:43 AM
    Thread: Government apology over motorsport costs
Post: RE: Government apology over motorsport costs

(10-11-2012, 08:29 PM)Gstarron Wrote: Geee.. accounting mistakes..... makes me wonder... am I the only one..? I must admit, it does make one wonder.
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,688 10-11-2012, 09:17 PM
    Thread: 2012 MGP Results Book
Post: RE: 2012 MGP Results Book

(21-09-2012, 08:41 AM)ace Wrote: Available from: MMCC Office The Grandstand Glencrutchery Road Douglas Isle of Man IM2 6DA Tel : 00 44 (0)1624 644649 Fax: 00 44 (0)1624 620174 E-mail: mgp@manx.net...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 6,409 21-09-2012, 06:00 PM
    Thread: 2012 MGP Results Book
Post: 2012 MGP Results Book

Will there be a 2012 Results book this year? I know the results are readily available on websites, but it is nice to have a 'proper' results book.
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 6,409 20-09-2012, 11:03 PM
    Thread: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposals for new Classic TT Races
Post: RE: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposal...

Just to many classes, and awards, they will become meaningless. I can understand why the DED have done this, but at the end of the day, the only person who is remembered is the man who WON the race! I...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 17,618 07-09-2012, 11:35 PM
    Thread: oldies on here
Post: RE: oldies on here

Still here. Many thanks for posting the MGP Practice Times, and Newcomers Results.
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 14,952 27-08-2012, 10:30 PM
    Thread: MGP Viewing
Post: RE: MGP Viewing

Sorry, I can't really be of much help, but I don't think the 'Country Grandstands are still there.
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 6,415 09-08-2012, 09:55 PM
    Thread: Newcomers MGP Entries
Post: Newcomers MGP Entries

Just looking through the Newcomers MGP entry list, and I wondered is the Christopher Burns that is entered, the same Chris Burns who was a good short circuit rider on the UK circuits a few years a go?
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 3,606 19-07-2012, 11:06 PM
    Thread: FANTASTIC ENTRY FOR MGP 2012...
Post: RE: FANTASTIC ENTRY FOR MGP 2012...

(26-06-2012, 10:07 AM)Malcolm Wrote: [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/mgpgreenlogo.jpg] Over 250 riders have applied to enter the 2012 Manx Grand Prix Races - an increase of 5% when compared t...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 4,965 26-06-2012, 10:14 PM
    Thread: Senior decision question marks
Post: RE: Senior decision question marks

(16-06-2012, 12:02 PM)Gstarron Wrote: Geeee think about it... and the DED wants to shorten the MGP... with little room to allow for weather... nuff said... RonYour right Ron, They just don't under...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 4,442 16-06-2012, 10:34 PM
    Thread: Delay MGP changes, says MHK
Post: RE: Delay MGP changes, says MHK

(10-06-2012, 12:40 AM)Gstarron Wrote: Has there been any news as to the delay in changes..? Yes it makes the most sense to re-think it all... A bunch of people would like to know... as if the pr...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 7,201 10-06-2012, 10:11 PM
    Thread: Four wheeled thingys
Post: RE: Four wheeled thingys

(05-05-2012, 06:04 PM)ian huntly Wrote: Concentrate on the TT and forget this tangential stuff !! We are there to see a TRADITIONAL ANNUAL EVENT....There is no need to add even more stuff onto a gre...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 9,540 31-05-2012, 11:05 PM
    Thread: 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX RACES
Post: RE: 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX RACES

How sad it is that this may be the last year of the MGP, let us hope that common sense prevails, and Minister Shimmin has a change of heart.
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 5,597 31-05-2012, 11:00 PM
    Thread: MGP proposals cause “war” to break out on the Isle of Man.
Post: RE: MGP proposals cause “war” to break out on the ...

Well done to the three gentlemen who wrote the above, hopefully someone in the IOM DED reads it!
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 10,709 17-05-2012, 04:53 PM
    Thread: Delay MGP changes, says MHK
Post: RE: Delay MGP changes, says MHK

At last a bit of sense, I just hope the MHK Howard Quayle gets some support from the rest of the Tynwald members.
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 7,201 16-05-2012, 10:12 PM
    Thread: DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELEASES FURTHER DETAILS OF PROPOSED MGP
Post: RE: DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELEASES FU...

(09-05-2012, 11:58 PM)maggie Wrote: Reading this part "Entries for all classes will be open to any rider with an ACU national license or equivalent " , I am wondering if they are scrapping the TT Co...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 12,816 10-05-2012, 10:48 PM
    Thread: MMCC Press Release
Post: RE: MMCC Press Release

(03-05-2012, 06:30 PM)Malcolm Wrote: [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/mmccgif.gif] The Manx Motor Cycle Club is very concerned at inaccurate statements made on Manx Radio by a representative o...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 5 8,700 03-05-2012, 11:24 PM
    Thread: Is this the end of the MGP
Post: RE: Is this the end of the MGP

I think the MMCC is in an impossible position. I thought their statment was diplomatic.
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 3,692 01-05-2012, 10:59 PM
    Thread: MGP TO BE Shorter ???
Post: RE: MGP TO BE Shorter ???

(01-05-2012, 11:01 AM)FCM Wrote: I think this year will be the last year I will see any of my bikes racing on the mountain. With the reduced entries for the TT and in my opinion, unless you are in t...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 27 38,449 01-05-2012, 10:56 PM
    Thread: Work on the S100
Post: RE: Work on the S100

Agree, the kerbs look really impressive, I had forgotten just how smart the road circuits used to look before a race. Top marks to all concerned.
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 2,438 23-04-2012, 10:32 PM
    Thread: Awards and S**T
Post: RE: Awards and S**T

(21-04-2012, 11:00 PM)FCM Wrote: Is or are the UK making MBEs etc cheap, Maraia Costelo was awarded one of the dongs for services t racing, What for. We have the Hogg family on the IOM who have rais...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,709 23-04-2012, 10:30 PM
    Thread: Please read Future of racing
Post: RE: Please read Future of racing

(30-03-2012, 01:12 PM)FCM Wrote: From Manx Radio News http://www.manxradio.com/newsread.aspx?id=58766 Listen to the audio clip What a load of Tosh, the MGP can never become a classic meeting, t...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 6,842 30-03-2012, 11:32 PM
    Thread: Classic future for MGP ??
Post: RE: Classic future for MGP ??

(30-03-2012, 10:27 PM)larryd Wrote: I heartily disagree. The present format does not need change - it ain't broke, so don't fix it. The rider of current machinery needs a format wherein he/she can...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 11,809 30-03-2012, 11:28 PM
    Thread: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN
Post: RE: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN

(24-03-2012, 11:12 PM)Gstarron Wrote: Well... here is the first public announcement on me... last week I had major surgery.... I had Kidney Cancer... and less than an hour ago, I got home from the...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 16,280 24-03-2012, 11:30 PM
    Thread: MGP 2012 entry fees up now £333 per race
Post: RE: MGP 2012 entry fees up now £333 per race

(21-03-2012, 12:47 PM)Martin Silver Bullet Wrote: As a spectator, I am embarrassed to think of the wonderful racing by courageous riders that I have enjoyed free of charge. There should be a way tha...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 21,703 21-03-2012, 11:05 PM
    Thread: MGP 2012 entry fees up now £333 per race
Post: RE: MGP 2012 entry fees up now £333 per race

I always thought the entry fee money went towards the cost of the insurance for the event, and the riders do get alot of racing miles for their money. Possibly if the MGP does become more commercialis...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 21,703 07-03-2012, 12:00 AM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix in need of better marketing, say organisers
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix in need of better marketing, s...

(28-02-2012, 11:53 PM)chris Wrote: (28-02-2012, 06:31 PM)FCM Wrote: At this weekends newcomers trip to the IOM for the MGP over 26 riders turned up, including the 5 we brought over from Germany to...
chris Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 14 18,052 03-03-2012, 11:01 PM
    Thread: Travel costs don't deter tourists ??
Post: RE: Travel costs don't deter tourists ??

(02-03-2012, 02:51 PM)Malcolm Wrote: [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/manxradiomain.gif] If people want to come to the Isle of Man, the cost of travel wouldn't put them off. That's according...
chris TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 10,292 02-03-2012, 11:31 PM