North West 200: Seeley on top of the world
Alastair Seeley may be small in stature, but he put on a stunning display of riding at Saturday’s Relentless North West 200 in association with Blackhorse becoming the first Irishman in 13 years to win a Superbike race, winning a thrilling first Supersport race and riding to a third and two fourths in his three other races.
North West 200: Emotional first for Robinson
Paul Robinson scored an emotional win as he raced to a superb victory in the McKendry Fabrications 125cc race, 30 years after the death of his father Mervyn in an accident at Mathers Cross during the 1980 North West 200.
North West 200: Robinson a credit to dad
Paul Robinson cracked open a celebratory can of beer and poured out his heart.
North West 200: Late drama clinches it for Seeley
The Clinton Enterprises supersport race was a frantic five-lap affair with seven riders all in contention for the win, the race going down to a final lap out braking duel at Juniper Hill Chicane.
North West 200: Plater hopes to be on the sidelines
Steve Plater could yet make it to today’s NW 200 — as a spectator.
North West 200: What drives Michael Dunlop on
North West hero Michael Dunlop has revealed what fires him on to seek faster speeds and more famous victories.
North West 200: Farquhar fired up to end his famine
It is five years since Ryan Farquhar last won a race at the North West 200 — and he feels this could just be the day when he stands on the top step of the podium once again at what is Ireland’s premier road race.
North West 200: Girl power drives Maria to be Queen of the road
Maria Costello is the only female competitor racing at this year’s North West 200.
The North West 200 phwoar factor
Leather-clad lads, spectacular speed and glamorous grid girls — it’s a potent cocktail which makes for an intoxicating weekend every year at the North West 200. More than 150,000 people from all corners of the globe will, by tomorrow, have converged on the picturesque North Antrim coast to drink in the electric atmosphere of Ireland’s biggest outdoor sporting event.
North West 200: Pole means nothing to Dunlop as he targets Super double
The final qualifying for tomorrow’s Relentless North West 200 came to a premature end when eight-times winner at the event Steve Plater crashed heavily at Quarry Hill approaching the final bend during the closing Superbike session.
North West 200: Horror crash crushes Plater's dream
Lucky to be alive Steve Plater was hailed as miracle man last night after surviving a dramatic 125mph North West crash.
North West 200: Cummins out to be the Man
McAdoo Racing’s 23-year-old road racing sensation Conor Cummins is on course to become the Isle of Man’s first North West 200 winner in over 50 years, after setting the Superstock pole time during yesterday’s final practice session on the North Coast.
North West 200: Dunlops feeling the pressure
The Dunlop brothers William and Michael will be amongst the favourites when the Relentless North West 200 in association with Blackhorse bursts into action tomorrow morning.
Relentless in her goals
An elderly car driver helped launch the racing career of Maria when he knocked her off her road bike as a teenager. It most certainly wasn’t the way she would have planned to go racing.
In Pictures: Thrills and spills at North West 200
Fast speeds and high drama marked today’s historic first daytime practice at the Relentless North West 200.
North West 200: Plater and Mac front up
With the opening salvos fired in the first qualifying session for Saturday’s Relentless North West 200, it is the HM Plant Honda duo of Steve Plater and John McGuinness who are 1-2 on the provisional grid for both Superbike races.
Darren’s the real spirit of the North West 200
Past the swanky £100,000 motorhomes of the big name teams, decked out like the Ritz, Darren Gilpin tinkers at a borrowed bike by a regulation Volkswagen van that doesn't even have his name on the side.
Motorcycle racing: An obsession that takes hold of body and soul
With the North West 200 coming up at the weekend, there are many who would ask why road racers have what appears to be a cavalier approach to the thin line between life and death.
Joey and Robert Dunlop: kings of the road
Joey and Robert Dunlop hold a special place in motorcycling folklore.
NW 200: TV tribute to Joey Dunlop
The BBC are to screen the documentary ‘Joey Dunlop — Remembered’ on Saturday to coincide with the North West 200 festival.
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