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.
Joey Dunlop was just loved by everyone
The normally idyllic North Antrim coastline will resonate with the roar of highly-tuned speed machines this weekend as the starting flag is raised for Ireland’s largest outdoor sporting event — the North West 200.
North West 200: Plater leads the way as Easton tops speed charts
Steve Plater, eight times a winner around the Portrush-Portstewart-Coleraine triangle, set the quickest superbike time during last night’s opening practice session for Saturday’s Relentless North West 200 as Honda riders dominated with the first four places on the provisional grid.
North West 200: Donald ready to break duck
Australian Cameron Donald was visibly edgy before last night’s opening practice sessions for this year’s International North West 200, but the Relentless by TAS Suzuki pilot can be forgiven for showing some pre-event nerves.
Farquhar manages to make it snappy
Ryan Farquhar currently stands head and shoulders above his Irish road race rivals following a record-breaking 2009.
Valuable practice will be perfect for Plater
The man who has tamed the North West ‘beast’ with the fastest ever lap around the Triangle circuit won’t be taking anything for granted as this year’s event roars into life tonight.
The west is always best
If you’ve been to the first practice of NW week, always held on a Tuesday, then you’ll have seen some racers wearing bibs being led around the circuit at a rapid pace.
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Ninja power to thrill crowds at NW Superbikes
North West 200 race fans will, after all, be treated to a full strength Kawasaki line-up, featuring the stunning new Ninja Superbike.
US ace Moore to jet in for North West 200
The latest addition to the star-studded line-up for the Relentless North-West 200, in association with Blackhorse, is American Jimmy Moore, who will ride an ex-Karl Harris Yamaha for East Coast Racing in the Superstock and Superbike races.
Seeley aiming for hat-trick at North West 200
Entries close for the Relentless International North West 200 in association with Black Horse on Easter Tuesday, but race director Mervyn Whyte has already secured a top quality entry list, many of whom were in Portrush yesterday for the penultimate media gathering.
Rutter won’t Relent in race for lucky 13 at North West 200
High flying road racing star Michael Rutter is hoping that it will be lucky 13 when he rides in the Relentless North West 200 on May 15.
Happy 15th anniversary with Meath's 'mini North West 200'
Kells Road Races in County Meath celebrate their 15th anniversary in July and organisers are billing the event as a ‘mini NW200’.
Rutter splits from NW team
Michael Rutter, 12 times winner of the NW 200 is no longer associated with the bike named after the race.
North West 200: Dangerous sport has endured many fatal accidents
Northern Ireland’s close road racing fraternity will today be coming to terms with the latest death to hit the popular sport.
North West 200 fan is killed in three-bike crash
A motorcyclist has died in hospital after being critically injured in a three bike crash in Co Antrim after attending the North West 200 races on Saturday.
North West 200 claims another life
Northern Ireland’s road racing community is in mourning after the death of a young Cookstown rider while competing in his North West 200 debut.
Dunlop breaks North West 200 duck
William Dunlop (Flynn Honda) raced to his first ever North West 200 race win on Saturday in a dramatic action packed opening Greenline 250cc race, but only after brother Michael and Christian Elkin had crashed out at Juniper Chicane on the final lap disputing the lead.
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