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Current News Articles - News as of Saturday, Nov 01 2014 - 12:26am

News as of Saturday, Nov 01 2014 - 12:26am

Simoncellis funeral to be held on Thursday in Coriano - Oct 25 2011
The casket of the Italian rider arrived in Italy this Tuesday morning to a crowd of fans that received the flight with sustained applause. The funeral proceedings will be held this Thursday in his hometown of Coriano, Italy.

ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY SPONSORS PADDOCK DISPLAY OF PRESTIGIOUS BIKES DURING 2011 MGP FESTIVAL - Aug 03 2011
Nostalgia fans are again set for a treat in the Manx Grand Prix paddock with a display of some of the world’s most memorable race bikes, sponsored by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.

Injuries force Farquhar out of action - Jun 06 2011
Dungannon's Ryan Farquhar has been ruled out of the rest of the 2011 Isle of Man TT races, the legacy of injuries received on the final evening of practice, last Friday.

Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup - Applications Open - March 9th - Mar 10 2010
Calling all aspiring World Champions: The way is clear, the road starts here. Those who wish for Grand Prix glory can do no better than compete in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup. Applications are now open for the 2010 Selection Process.

New owners for Motorcycle Racer magazine - Nov 26 2009
The world's number one road race magazine, Motorcycle Racer, has new owners with Fourth Street Media Ltd having purchased the title from current owners, Mortons Media Group Ltd.

COMPETITORS GET UNDERWAY AT ISLE OF MAN TT RACES 2009 - May 31 2009
Practice for the 2009 Isle of Man TT Races got underway this evening after a 40-minute delay due to cattle on the Ballacrye section of the circuit but, just after 7pm, the first batch of newcomers went out on their controlled lap.

Marshalling Incentive Launched for TT and MGP - Apr 14 2008
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company offer for Mountain Course Marshals

Marshalling numbers positive for 2008 TT Races - Apr 14 2008
Many forms already returned to TTMA offices

REEVES REIGNS AT RAINY SNETTERTON - Apr 14 2008

Tim Reeves and Patrick Farrance continued the defence of their British F1 Sidecar title when they rode to a decisive double victory at Snetterton in Norfolk on Sunday.
Tim Reeves and Patrick Farrance continued the defence of their British F1 Sidecar title when they rode to a decisive double victory at Snetterton in Norfolk on Sunday.



The three times world champion from Maidstone in Kent dominated the action throughout qualifying on Saturday, unofficially smashed the lap record of 1m 09.04s that he set in last year’s race, with a time of 1m 08.69s and then clinched pole position in Sunday’s final session going on to take a decisive victory in each of the two championship races – the first in dry conditions and the second in torrential rain.

Mondello Park Announces Enforced Change to Masters Series - Apr 12 2008
The recent cancellation and rescheduling of the opening round of the British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch has forced Mondello Park into making changes to the schedule for its three round 'Mondello Masters' series.

TT Marshals Newsletter - Apr 11 2008
We still have a number of places available on the Edinburgh IMC courses to be held on the 26th & 27th April at the St Andrews HQ in Edinburgh. If you would like to attend the Edinburgh course, but have not yet registered your interest, please let us know as soon as possible.

NCT Racing asks...How cold was Brands Hatch? - Apr 10 2008
Brands Hatch - April 2008

As we arrived at Brands for the 1st round the team was full of nervous excitement and anticipation.



BRIDEWELL TOP BRIT AT VALENCIA - Apr 07 2008

Wiltshire rider Tommy Bridewell celebrated a day of success in the Suzuki GSX-R European Cup when he finished in seventh place in today's race which supported the World Superbike Championship meeting at Valencia.

STEVE PLATER – EVENTFUL WEEKEND AT BRANDS HATCH - Apr 07 2008
Steve Plater endured an eventful weekend at Brands Hatch after rain, snow and a heavy crash put paid to racing at the Kent circuit.

RAIN RUINS BRANDS QUALIFYING FOR HYDREX BIKE ANIMAL HONDA - Apr 06 2008
2008 Bennetts British Superbike Championship

Rounds 1 & 2 - Brands Hatch GP, Kent

5/6th April 2008

BRANDS POSTPONED BUT NEW DATE ANNOUNCED - Apr 06 2008
Hydrex Bike Animal Honda riders James Ellison and Guy Martin were left frustrated after heavy snow caused the postponement of the opening round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch today.

NEW SEASON BECKONS FOR AIM YAMAHA - Apr 01 2008
With the opening round of the 2008 Bennetts British Superbike championship set to take place at Brands Hatch on Sunday, a new season of racing beckons for AIM Yamaha who are fielding Lincolnshire rider Steve Plater in the Superbike class and West Yorkshire’s Ian Hutchinson in the 2008 Fuchs-Silkolene British Supersport championship.

BUSY WEEK FOR STEVE PLATER - Mar 31 2008
Its been a busy time for Steve Plater who spent the Easter weekend watching the snow falling at Snetterton, which put paid to any testing for the forthcoming British Superbike championship which gets underway at Brands Hatch this weekend – April 6.

HYDREX BIKE ANIMAL HONDA READY FOR 2008 - Mar 26 2008
With the start of the 2008 British Superbike Championship just around the corner, the Hydrex Bike Animal Honda Team are making their last minute preparations in readiness for an all-out attack on the title.

REEVES COLLECTS MAXIMUM POINTS AT DONINGTON - Mar 24 2008

Current world and British F1 Sidecar champions Tim Reeves and Patrick Farrance began the defence of their British championship in style by taking the double win to secure a maximum 50 points and add the lap record to their CV at Donington Park on Sunday.

STEVE PLATER ATTENDS LAUNCH OF 2008 NORTH WEST 200 - Jan 20 2008
Lincolnshire racing star Steve Plater was in Ireland recently where he attended the launch of the 2008 North West 200 races. Steve won the North West 200 Superbike race in 2006 and again in 2007 and will this year be keen to add to his tally of wins and to complete his hat trick.

Moly goes Suzuki, with new passenger - Jan 19 2008
Sidecar racing legend and 13-times TT winner Dave Molyneux, has caused a stir in the road race community by announcing his move to Suzuki for the 2008 season, under the team's new banner – Team Molyneux Suzuki.

The 2008 Phil Hogg Fundraiser - Jan 19 2008
This year's Hogg Auction is to be held on Fri 29th February at the Hilton.

PASSENGERS CAN BOOK WELL AHEAD FOR TT 2008 - Jan 11 2008
TT FANS can now book well in advance for their ferry tickets to this year’s event through the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.

THE ISLE OF MAN TT’S FASTEST WOMAN IS TRIUMPH[ANT]! - Jan 09 2008
The UK’s top female road racer Maria Costello has just been presented with the keys to a Triumph Daytona 675 by Philip Youles Motorcycles of Blackburn.

STEVE PLATER – SCUNTHORPE SHORTTRACK - Jan 06 2008
Steve Plater rounded off the 2007 racing season with his usual visit to the annual Christmas Cracker Shorttrack event at Scunthorpe Speedway stadium last week.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR 2008 TT COMPETITORS - Dec 14 2007
Team and Competitor Travel

STEVE PLATER TO REMAIN AT AIM YAMAHA - Dec 13 2007
Lincolnshire racing star Steve Plater is to remain with AIM Yamaha to contest the British Superbike championship plus the North West 200 and the Isle of Man TT races in 2008.

TIM REEVES GETS TO TEST NEW OUTFIT IN SPAIN - Dec 13 2007
Three times world and current British Sidecar champion Tim Reeves along with passenger Patrick Farrance jetted straight off to Spain on Sunday directly after the annual BBC Sports Personality of the Year show at Birmingham’s NEC

AIM YAMAHA CONFIRM 2008 RIDER LINE-UP - Dec 13 2007
AIM Yamaha have today confirmed their rider line-up for 2008 as Steve Plater and Ian Hutchinson.

Lavilla Confirmed At Paul Bird Motorsport - Dec 06 2007
Following on from their announcement last month regarding the team contesting the 2008 World Superbike Championship, Paul Bird Motorsport have confirmed that they will field a single ride on board factory-supported Honda machinery in the fifteen round series.

TIM REEVES WINS SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR - Dec 04 2007
Three times world sidecar champion Tim Reeves has been voted Sports Personality of the Year in the BBC South East region and along with passenger Patrick Farrance he also picked up the Team of the Year award at the ceremony, which took place at Gillingham’s Priestfield Stadium on Monday evening.

STEVE PLATER – BRANDS HATCH - Oct 15 2007
Steve Plater ended his season in the Bennetts British Superbike championship with AIM Yamaha in a positive vein after scoring two points finishes in the final round at Brands Hatch on Sunday.

Tom n' Ollie! - Aug 31 2007
BRIDEWELL BROTHERS BRITISH MOTORCYCLE RACING 2007 - £6200 RAISED FOR CANCER RESEARCH.

Tuesday Night Practice Report - May 30 2007
McGuinness Again Sets The Pace at Bennetts TT Practice While Nick Crowe and Dan Sayle set the standard in the sidecars

Does Edgar have a sidekick, faithful mechanic, mentor? - Apr 18 2007
Does Edgar have a sidekick, faithful mechanic, mentor?

Manx Grand Prix press release 1 - Apr 12 2007
Entries are now being received for the Manx Grand Prix motor cycle races, to be held on the Snaefell Mountain Course from 18th to 31st August.

The Gwen Crellin MBE Memorial Sponsored Walk - Feb 10 2007
It's Annual Walk Time again! We are inviting all emmbers and friends of the Manx Grand Prix Supporters Club on and off Island to join us in our special Memorial Walk.

Phil Hogg Rescue Units & Rob Vine Fund Auction - Jan 29 2007
The auction is to raise funds for the Phil Hogg Rescue Units & Rob Vine Fund which are both administered by Chief Medical Officer for the TT Dr David Stevens, both charities come under the Motorsport Medicals Services Umbrella & can be viewed on our websites at mms.org.im or www.hoggmotorsport.com.

Gwen - Dec 15 2006
As she will be remembered by all at ttwebsite.com

British Superstock Team commit to Centenary TT - Dec 11 2006
Speedfreak Racing are the latest team from the British Superbike paddock to commit to the Isle of Man TT Races.

TT 2006 - Senior Race Report - Jun 09 2006
Spectators in the sun-kissed Isle of Man saw the fastest race in TT history today when John McGuinness completed his third win of the week, in the 2e2 Group Senior Race, and set up a new outright lap record

TT 2006 - Monday raceday preview - Jun 05 2006
John McGuinness will be looking for his second victory of the week when racing continues today (Monday) in the Isle of Man TT.

TT 2006 - Friday night Practice Report - Jun 02 2006
Conditions were near-perfect for Friday night's Isle of Man TT practice session – the last before racing commences tomorrow.

TT2006 Tuesday Night Practice Report - May 31 2006
Tuesday night May 30th 2006

Tuesday night’s practice session for the Isle of Man TT started off with the fastest lap of the week so far. Guy Martin took his Superbike Yamaha round in 18 minutes 14.58 seconds – an average speed of 124.09 miles an hour.

CAMEL YAMAHA TEAM PROGRESS DAMPENED IN ISTANBUL - Apr 29 2006
Local weather forecasts predicting heavy rain for today’s qualifying session at the Grand Prix of Turkey were borne out today as an early downfall and intermittent afternoon showers thwarted the Camel Yamaha Team’s hopes of improving their YZR-M1 machines ahead of tomorrow’s 22-lap race.

Chris Palmer to ride factory MV Agusta at TT 2006 - Mar 15 2006
Isle of Man resident Chris Palmer will compete in this year's TT Races aboard a factory 1000cc MV Agusta, under the banner of FCL Racing.

Leading technical expert Barry Hibbert joins TT Team - Mar 09 2006
One of the countries leading motorcycle sport technical experts, Barry Hibbert, has been recruited to assist the existing Technical Officials by the TT race organisers for the 2006 event.

James Edmeades to make TT debut - Mar 09 2006
Exciting English youngster James Edmeades will make his TT debut this June riding a K6 GSXR1000 Suzuki in the Superbike, Superstock and Senior races for Team Redline Racing, backed by Tim Walker, owner of Redline Motorcycles.

FPR Gears Up For Qatar Testing - Dec 04 2005
Foggy PETRONAS Racing is gearing up for a three day test in Qatar, with its 2006 rider line up of the experienced Steve Martin, and young talent Craig Jones, out on track together for the first time.

The Spirit of the Manx Award - Aug 26 2005
A new accolade to highlight the sportsmanship of Manx Grand Prix riders
has been won by pukka race bike enthusiast Brian Spooner.

MGP Practice report No. 1 - Aug 20 2005
A variety of problems beset the organisers of the 2005 Manx Grand Prix even before a wheel had turned in anger.

Ulster GP beckons Team DMRR - Aug 11 2005
This weekend, road racing campaigners Ian Lougher and Cameron Donald head to the Emerald Isle for the 2005 International Ulster Grand Prix. The Team DMRR Honda Racing duo is competing in two Superbike and Supersport races and one Superstock event.

ROSSI EXTENDS CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD WITH CATALUNYA VICTORY - Jun 12 2005
Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi re-ignited his love affair with the Spanish public today as he stormed to a fifth win from the opening six rounds of the 2005 MotoGP World Championship in front of a record crowd of 105,698 at the Catalunya Grand Prix.

Sixth Superbike victory for Kiyo - Jun 06 2005
HM Plant Honda Racing’s Ryuichi Kiyonari claimed his sixth Superbike victory of the season at Croft yesterday and the team’s ninth race win from 12 starts. Michael Rutter extended his championship lead by increasing his points tally to 235 – 45 more than his closest rival.

Superbike preview - Jun 05 2005
The organisers of the 2005 Isle of Man TT Races, the Manx Motor Cycle Club Limited, will make a second attempt today to stage the six lap Superbike event which had to be postponed from yesterday because of bad weather.

ROSSI SCORCHES TO NEW POLE POSITION RECORD AT MUGELLO - Jun 05 2005
Gauloises Yamaha Team rider Valentino Rossi delighted his army of fans at the Mugello circuit in Italy today with a stunning final lap that saw him seal a new pole position record and the front slot on the grid for Sunday’s fifth round of the MotoGP World Championship.

Saturday racing preview - Jun 04 2005
Racing is scheduled to get underway today in the Isle of Man TT.

A giant leap for Lougher - Jun 02 2005
In the second instalment of his daily TT diary, Team DMRR Honda Racing’s Ian Lougher talks about his progress on the island…

FRENCH GRAND PRIX - 15/05/05 LE MANS - May 11 2005
The Bugatti track at the World famous Le Mans 24 Hour circuit stages it's sixth successive French Grand Prix on Sunday.

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