Dunlop storms to victory on BMW’s return to the TT and promises “there is a lot more to come from BMW”

Michael Dunlop sealed the victory for BMW on their return to the Isle of Man TT after 75 years, in the opening DaineseSuperbike TT race of 2014. Dunlop took a historic win on the Island today Photo: BMW Motorrad Hawk Racing Dunlop got his TT campaign off to a flying start and secured his eighth TT win. He rode a consistent and fast race, taking … Continue reading Dunlop storms to victory on BMW’s return to the TT and promises “there is a lot more to come from BMW”

Michael Dunlop doubles up at North West 200

Michael Dunlop took a debut victory for his Hawk Racing BMW Motorrad team in a memorable North West 200 Superbike race on a day dominated by Northern Irish riders. Dunlop at the start-finish chicanePhoto: BMW Motorrad UK Dunlop won the shortened Superstock event earlier in the day and there were wins also for his brother William in the first Superbike race and Lee Johnston in … Continue reading Michael Dunlop doubles up at North West 200

Late braking Seeley claims Superstock win after three-way scrap

Alastair Seeley made it two wins from two starts at the 2014 North West 200 by overcoming late charges from Michael Rutter and Michael Dunlop to win the Superstock race. Seeley left it late to claim his second win of the eveningPhoto: Mar-train Yamaha As he had done in the earlier Supersport race, Seeley demonstrated the braking prowess that took him to two British Championships … Continue reading Late braking Seeley claims Superstock win after three-way scrap

Johnston takes last gasp victory in opening Supertwin encounter

Lee Johnston made amends for his Supersport misdemeanour by taking his first win around the ‘Triangle’ circuit after a hectic last lap duel with Ivan Lintin. Johnston rode to his maiden North West winPhoto: Lee Johnston Racing Johnston fell at York Corner in the opening race on the first lap, nearly taking Alastair Seeley out in the process, and an incident at the same corner … Continue reading Johnston takes last gasp victory in opening Supertwin encounter

Seeley rides through pack to take dramatic North West Supersport win

Alastair Seeley produced a scintillating ride through the field to claim a dramatic win in the opening race of the 2014 North West 200. Seeley scored his 11th NW winPhoto: Martrain Yamaha Seeley was nearly taken out by a wayward Lee Johnston on the first lap at York Corner in an incident that forced him into making a u-turn and rejoining at the back of … Continue reading Seeley rides through pack to take dramatic North West Supersport win

Peter Hickman to contest TT2014 with Ice Valley Racing

British Superbike rider Peter Hickman will make the big switch from the short circuits to Road Racing this season and will make his debut at this years Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. The 26-year old will race a BMW S1000RR in the Dainese Superbike, Royal London 360º Superstock and PokerStars Senior TT Races for the Ice Valley by Motorsave team, owned … Continue reading Peter Hickman to contest TT2014 with Ice Valley Racing

Road racing’s Gareth Keys talks about his career, riding between the hedges and 2014

It’s clear that Lisburn’s Gareth Keys was always destined to become a road racer. Born into a motorcycling family, he grew up and still lives only a matter of miles from the world famous Dundrod circuit, a place that he always intended to ride. The Keys Racing Team in 2013Photo: Raman Sharma Having spent his formative racing years competing across Ireland in the national short-circuit … Continue reading Road racing’s Gareth Keys talks about his career, riding between the hedges and 2014