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BSB: Irwin targets British title in 2018 after penning new PBM deal

Glenn Irwin says he feels ready to step up to the mark in 2018 and challenge for the MCE British Superbike title after penning a new deal to remain in Paul Bird’s Be Wiser Ducati team.

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Glenn Irwin will again ride in the British Superbike Championship in 2018 for the PBM Be Wiser Ducati team.

Glenn Irwin remains with PBM Be Wiser Ducati for 2018

Northern Ireland’s Glenn Irwin will remain in Paul Bird’s PBM Be Wiser Ducati team for a third year in 2018.
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PBM Be Wiser Ducati rider Glenn Irwin.

BSB: Irwin ready to help Byrne clinch sixth championship title

Glenn Irwin says he will do whatever he can to help his PBM Be Wiser Ducati team-mate Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne secure his sixth MCE British Superbike title as the championship enters the final stretch.

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Keith Farmer completed a double at Silverstone to tighten his grip on the Dickies British Supersport Championship, with Andrew Irwin (left) twice finishing as the runner-up.

Farmer tightens title grip with Silverstone double

Keith Farmer secured a brilliant double in the Dickies British Supersport Championship as the Ulster rider took a huge step forward in his bid to win a third title.

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Glenn Irwin won Saturday's MCE British Superbike race at Silverstone.

BSB: Imperious Irwin seals maiden victory on PBM Ducati

Carrick’s Glenn Irwin celebrated his maiden MCE British Superbike success with a brilliant ride in the opening race of the triple-header weekend at Silverstone on Saturday.
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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati at Cadwell Park.

BSB: Irwin fired up for Silverstone triple-header

Glenn Irwin may have missed out on a coveted Showdown spot in this year’s MCE British Superbike Championship, but the Ulster rider’s appetite for success remains undiminished.

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MOTORBIKES: Carrick’s Scott Swann keeps his Grand Prix hopes alive

MOTORBIKES: Carrick’s Scott Swann keeps his Grand Prix hopes alive

From the first time Carrickfergus teenager Scott Swann threw his leg over a motorbike his dream was to be a professional Grand Prix motorcycle racer.

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Sam Geddis, Managing Director of Cornmarket Insurance Services, launches the 2018 Cornmarket Motorbike Awards with Glenn Irwin (left), Andrew Irwin (right) and Graeme Irwin.

Irwin brothers launch 2018 Cornmarket Motorbike Awards

Motorbike-mad racing brothers Glenn, Andrew and Graeme Irwin have launched the 2018 Cornmarket Motorbike awards, which will be held once again at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belfast in January.

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Scott Swann is one of three young Northern Ireland riders selected for the 2018 British Talent Cup.

Ulster trio selected for inaugural British Talent Cup

Three budding young racers from Northern Ireland have been selected for the elite new British Talent Cup series for 2018.

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Gavin Lupton from West Yorkshire.

ULSTER GP: Gavin Lupton has died

West Yorkshire’s Gavin Lupton has sadly succumbed to his injuries following a crash at the Dundrod 150 meeting at the Ulster Grand Prix.

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Norman Brown Memorial Trophy winner Gerard Kinghan.

Kinghan wins Norman Brown Trophy at Bishopscourt

Gerard Kinghan won the feature Norman Brown Memorial Cup race at Bishopscourt in Co Down after Alastair Seeley blew his chance of a hat-trick.

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Jonathan Rea on the Kawasaki ZX-10RR during practice at Lausitzring in Germany on Friday.

WSBK: Rea seeking Saturday gains as Sykes heads times

Jonathan Rea emphasised the importance of last month’s summer test at the Lausitzring in Germany after finishing second fastest following free practice on Friday.

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Dr Fred MacSorley

'Flying doctor’ hands over the baton

Dr Fred MacSorley MBE, the world-class road racing medic, has hung up his racing leathers for the last time.
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Alastair Seeley leads Jack Kennedy on his last appearance in the Mondello Masters Series in 2009.

Seeley in Masters return at Bishopscourt on IFS Yamaha

Alastair Seeley will make a one-off return to the Masters Superbike Championship this weekend at Bishopscourt for the first time in eight years.
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The 2017 MCE Ulster Grand Prix served up the best racing of the year at Dundrod on Saturday.

ULSTER GP: Full round-up of Saturday's results from Dundrod

The 2017 MCE Ulster Grand Prix lived up to the hype on a vintage day that had it all at Dundrod. Catch up with all the results below.

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Peter Hickman made it two wins from two starts at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix with victory in the first Superport race.

ULSTER GP: Hickman doubles up with maiden Supersport triumph

Peter Hickman prevailed to make it two wins from two starts as he secured his maiden international Supersport victory at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix.

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Peter Hickman won the Superstock race on the Smiths BMW at the Ulster Grand Prix on Saturday.

ULSTER GP: Hickman off to flying start with Superstock win

Peter Hickman made amends for the disappointment of his retirement from the Superstock race in 2016 as he opened his account on Saturday in style at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix.
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William Dunlop topped 200mph on the Temple Golf Club Yamaha R1 on Thursday at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix.

ULSTER GP: Injured Dunlop hoping to compete in Supersport races

William Dunlop still hopes to compete in the Supersport races at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix after withdrawing from the Superbike class due to injury.

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Peter Hickman leads Conor Cummins and Bruce Anstey in the Dundrod 150 Superbike race.

ULSTER GP: Form man Hickman ready to shine on big stage

Man of the moment Peter Hickman is brimming with confidence as the Smiths BMW rider heads into Saturday's MCE Ulster Grand Prix on a high.
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Jamie Hodson from Wigan, who has died after a crash at the Ulster Grand Prix.

ULSTER GP: Rider killed during Dundrod 150 races

Wigan rider Jamie Hodson has sadly died following a crash in the Dundrod 150 races at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix.

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