Race News

William Dunlop Takes Supersport Win At Skerries

Posted: Tuesday 15 July 2014 at 09:10 AM / Race News

Dickies sponsored superbike rider, William Dunlop, has come out on top at the Irish Skerries 100 in county Dublin. Just 4 weeks ago the rider crashed at the Senior TT race,  breaking his leg, and was out of the races for a month. Dunlop returned to Skerries on his Tyco Suzuki GSX-R600 to take the Supersport […]

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WSBK – Laguna Seca Roundup

Posted: Monday 14 July 2014 at 12:35 PM / Race News

The World Superbike circus was welcomed at Laguna Seca with the traditional blazing Californian sunshine beating down. It would put weather anomalies to one side for the weekend, the riders able to focus on flat out racing on a dry circuit. Tom Sykes got off to a flyer in the first race, flanked closely by […]

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Nein for Marquez in Germany

Posted: Sunday 13 July 2014 at 16:18 PM / Race News

The start of today’s German Grand Prix was a bit unusual to say the least, the changeable weather meaning last minute decisions needed to be made. A brief downpour just before the MotoGP race was set to kick off saw most riders start the race on wet tyres, only for most of them to return […]

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Anstey set to ride Padgett’s Yamaha YZR500 at Classic TT

Posted: Thursday 03 July 2014 at 13:42 PM / Race News

Fresh from shattering the outright lap record around the Mountain Course during this year’s Isle of Man TT Races, New Zealand legend Bruce Anstey will line up for the Motorsport Merchandise Formula 1 Classic TT Race on board an ex-factory YZR500 Yamaha GP bike. The bike will be liveried in the Valvolene by Padgett’s Motorcycles […]

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Peter Hickman makes a return to the BSB series with RAF Reserves Honda

Posted: Monday 23 June 2014 at 11:32 AM / Race News

  Louth racer Peter Hickman makes a welcome return to the British Super4bike championship after signing a deal with the RAF Reserves Honda team for the remainder of the 2014 season. Hickman has previous experience of racing the Honda Fireblade in MCE BSB from the 2011 season when he scored his best ever result in […]

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Paul Denning gets back in the saddle

Posted: Thursday 12 June 2014 at 07:49 AM / Race News

Voltcom Crescent Suzuki Team Manager Paul Denning is taking a break from travelling with the World Superbike team, to instead cycle across the French Alps in a bid to raise as much money as possible for charity. Denning, along with friend and Voltcom Group Director Stan Watt, will tackle the arduous 550km route over four […]

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Casey Stoner on life after MotoGP

Posted: Tuesday 10 June 2014 at 16:01 PM / Race News

BTSport have made a great start to their first season as the broadcaster for MotoGP. They’ve put some great content together on the their website, where we found this. It’s Casey Stoner talking about what he’s been up to and how he feels now that he’s a retired racer. As many of you know, I’m […]

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Keith Amor’s TT race week blog for SuperBike magazine. Pt 2.

Posted: Tuesday 03 June 2014 at 21:45 PM / Race News

Day Two – On the tools. It’s not good losing anyone, especially friends. I was stunned to hear about Karl Harris today. Right now I’m having a beer for him, Simon Andrews and Bob Price. We spent the day going from top to bottom on the bikes. We’re having to reinvent the wheel with the […]

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Michael Dunlop bags Superstock TT win.

Posted: Tuesday 03 June 2014 at 17:31 PM / Race News

Michael Dunlop took his ninth TT victory when he comfortably won the RL 360 Superstock race giving BMW their second win in four days. Riding the MD Racing machine, Dunlop faced a serious challenge from Monster Energy Supersport 1 race winner Gary Johnson but the Lincolnshire man crashed out on the run up to the […]

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Keith Amor’s TT race week blog for SuperBike magazine.

Posted: Monday 02 June 2014 at 19:03 PM / Race News

Day One – Supersport race What a day, what a race. I was really disappointed to finish tenth. I was running around 20 seconds a lap quicker during practice week on the 600. I couldn’t get the bike to stop shaking its head today. I’m guessing that maybe the steering damper was at fault, but […]

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