Robb hoping for a winning ride on Blue Mar-Train
Cycling legend Lance Armstrong's US Postal team were often referred to as the ‘blue train' in professional cycling, and today, at the International North West 200, local man Tim Martin will hope his blue Mar-Train outfit can be equally as successful in, this, their fourth appearance at the International North West 200.
Barbour praises dedication of North West 200's ‘unsung heroes’
Coleraine Mayor David Barbour has praised the army of unsung heroes who help make the North West 200 a £6million money-spinner for the north coast economy.
North West 200 is paradise for petrol heads
Petrol heads and motorcycle maniacs once again hit Ulster’s north coast in force yesterday for the second practice day of the North West 200.
Sure to be plenty of cheers for McGuinness
John McGuinness will be one of the most popular riders at the 80th Anniversary Kennedy Group International North West 200 tomorrow with a huge following among the tens of thousands of fans who will line the 8.966mile circuit.
North West champ Donald won’t duck
With his sallow complexion and lack of an obvious suntan, Cameron Donald is not like your average Australian. In fact he looks more like someone from Magherafelt rather than Melbourne.
Hutch has a touch of class
Ian Hutchinson was the fastest man in road racing when he lapped the Dundrod Circuit at over 130mph in 2006 and in the same year won the second supersport race at the NW200, setting a new lap record in the process.
Rain puts skids on final North West 200 practice
The final practice session for tomorrow’s Kennedy Group International North West 200 was abandoned last night when heavy rain left the track in a treacherous condition.
Super start for Michael Dunlop
Michael Dunlop will start from pole position in the supersport class and second in the 250cc race, the class he won on that emotionally charged day last year.
Alistair can Seel North West 200 victory on Saturday
Carrick rider Alistair Seeley, the self styled ‘wee wizard’, will be the uncrowned wizard of Oz if he beats Australian Cameron Donald into second place in the Superstock class in Saturday’s NW200.
Wishing John a speedy recovery
Belfast short circuit star John Anderton, who was seriously injured at the NW 200 practice on Tuesday evening, had his eyes firmly fixed on the British Championship next year.
Fireman Farquhar likes it wet
A trip on the Chaplain’s ‘tea and biscuit bus’ certainly wouldn’t be on every rider’s pre-race itinerary with less than 24 hours to go before the opening race at the North West 200, but maverick racer Ryan ‘Fireman’ Farquhar, strangely enough, uses it as a way of relaxation.
Anstey so alarming at North West 200
Cool, crafty Kiwi, Bruce Anstey has a "cunning plan" to win the Superbike race at the North West 200 and it concerns sleep rather than speed.
Michael is keeping Dunlops at the top
Michael Dunlop surprised many pundits in the closing stages of Tuesday’s practice for the Kennedy Group North West 200 when he took his Street Sweep 600cc Yamaha around the 8.996 mile Triangle circuit in a time of four minutes 33.664 seconds, a speed of 117.946mph, to claim provisional pole position for the two Supersport 600cc races on Saturday.
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Anderton critical after North West 200 crash
Last night’s opening practice session of the North West 200 was over-shadowed by a high speed crash that left popular Antrim rider John Anderton in a critical condition.
In Pictures: Anstey’s Super North West 200 show
Flying Kiwi Bruce Anstey’s late, late show in qualifying last night put him at the top in the Superbike class for the 80th Kennedy Group International North West 200 in association with Coke Zero.
Mac and Plater all set to shine at North West 200
It will be the Morecambe and Wise show on the north coast this weekend — without the legendary comedy duo's signature tune: Bring Me Sunshine.
North West 200 is to play it safe
The PSNI Bikesafe campaign, headed up by Bill Holden, has joined forces once again with Ireland's largest outdoor sporting occasion; the North West 200, which kicked off last night.
North West 200 biker critical after road practice crash
One of the riders involved in the North West practice session was fighting for his life last night after he was involved in a crash in Portstewart.
Plater aiming to hit treble top at North West 200
"Play it again Steve!" This is what Lincolnshire star Steve Plater will be hoping for when he takes on some of the best road racers in the world in Saturday’s North West 200 – practice for which begins tonight (roads close at 5pm).
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