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MOTOCROSS: Martin Barr up to fifth in British MX2 Championship

Martin Barr climbed to fifth in the Maxxis British MX2 Championship after round two of the series at the spectacular Canada Heights track in Kent, where he rode the REVO Husqvarna to second overall.

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Little Clodagh McNamee and her mother, Ciara, with the Joey's Bar MCC 125 Honda during a visit by Nikki Coates (second from left) and Gary Dunlop (front) who staged a charity football match in aid of the Children's Cancer Unit Charity. They are pictured here with Play Specialist, Francine McDonald and Wallace McFall from Charles Hurst, who sponsored the event.

Bike racers’ charity football match raises £9,000 for Children’s Cancer Unit

A charity football match between motorcycle road racers and short circuit riders held in January raised over £9,000 for The Children’s Cancer Unit.

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Motocross ace Martin Barr.

MOTOCROSS: Martin Barr taking positives from tough race in Portugal

Martin Barr is taking the positives from a testing second round of the EMX250 Championship in Portugal.

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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati at Brands Hatch.

BSB: Glenn Irwin and Michael Laverty on podium at Brands Hatch

Northern Ireland’s Glenn Irwin and Michael Laverty finished on the podium in second and third respectively in Sunday’s second Bennetts British Superbike race at Brands Hatch.
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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati.

BSB: Glenn Irwin sixth fastest on day one at Brands Hatch

Glenn Irwin is targeting his first victory of the season at Brands Hatch on Sunday after a crash hampered his prospects at Donington Park.

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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati at Donington Park.

BSB: Glenn Irwin sixth in race one at Donington Park after injury scare

Glenn Irwin shrugged off a practice crash on Saturday at Donington Park to claim sixth place in the first race of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship.

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Glenn Irwin was taken to hospital following a crash at Donington Park.

BSB: Glenn Irwin injured in Donington Park crash

Glenn Irwin has been injured following a crash in free practice at the opening round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Donington Park on Saturday.
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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati.

BSB: Glenn Irwin primed for title challenge

Glenn Irwin is confident he can emerge as a title contender in this year’s Bennetts British Superbike Championship, which blasts off over the Easter weekend.

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Graeme Irwin scored more World Championship points in Spain.

MOTOCROSS: Martin Barr wins at Redsand as Graeme Irwin bags more world championship points

Martin Barr made a fantastic start to the EMX 250 Championship after taking fourth overall at Redsand, Spain.

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Stuart Edmonds was oustanding at  Desertmartin

MOTOCROSS: First blood to Edmonds in St Patrick’s Day meeting

Stuart Edmonds was the class act at the St. Patricks Day Irish Championship opener at Desertmartin, taking the overall in the MX1 class with three wins on the Apico Husqvarna.

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Carrickfergus rider Andrew Irwin  all set for the Thailand round of the 2018 World Supersport  Championship.

MOTORCYCLING: Andrew Irwin ready for Thailand test

This weekend Carrickfergus rider Andrew Irwin will hopefully realise his dream of actually racing in a World Championship series.

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World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea will complete a parade lap at the North West 200 in May.

NW200: World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea set for demo lap in May

Reigning World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea will make a special appearance at the Vauxhall International North West 200 in May, where he will complete a parade lap around the famous Triangle venue.

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Glenn Irwin won the feature Superbike race last year at the North West 200.

Glenn Irwin pragmatic over BSB test clash with North West 200

Glenn Irwin has allayed any concerns that he could miss Thursday practice at this year’s North West 200 due to a date clash with an official British Superbike test at Snetterton.

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Carrick motocross star Graeme Irwin.

Graeme Irwin set for MX1 Grand Prix opener in Argentina

Reigning British MX1 Champion Graeme Irwin has his bags packed and the ASA/Hitachi KTM crated up and away to Argentina for the opening round of the MX1 Grand Prix World Championships this weekend.

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Alastair Seeley will ride a Kawasaki for the GR Motorsport team in the National Superstock 1000 Championship.

Alastair Seeley teams up with GR Motorsport in Superstock 1000 Championship

Two-time British champion Alastair Seeley has joined GR Motorsport to compete in the National Superstock 1000 Championship this season.

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Andrew Irwin suffered a crash during testing at Phillip Island.

Andrew Irwin ruled out of World Supersport debut at Phillip Island due to injury

Andrew Irwin has been ruled out of his debut World Supersport race at Phillip Island in Australia following a crash in testing.
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Alastair Seeley will ride for the Tyco BMW team in the Superbike and Superstock races at the North West 200 in May.

NW200: Alastair Seeley and Tyco BMW renew ties for Triangle showpiece

Alastair Seeley has struck a deal with Northern Ireland’s Tyco BMW team for this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200.

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Three-time champion Jonathan Rea could soon be racing in a World Superbike round on his home patch in Northern Ireland.

Three-year deal signed to bring World Superbikes to Northern Ireland

A three-year deal has been reached between World Superbike Championship organisers Dorna and Manna Developments to host a round of the series at the £30m Lake Torrent Circuit in Coalisland, Co Tyrone.
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Triple world Superbike champion, Jonathan Rea celebrates winning the Cornmarket/ Enkalon Irish Motorcyclist of the Year at the awards in Belfast. Rea was presented with a new trophy as well as the Joey Dunlop award to mark his three world titles.

MOTORBIKES: ‘Rider of Year’ treble for world champion Jonathan Rea

Jonathan Rea received a standing ovation as the triple World Superbike champion was named Cornmarket Irish Motorcyclist of the Year for the third successive time on Friday night in Belfast.

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