William Dunlop Back At Vauxhall International NW200 On New Temple Golf Club Yamahas

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William Dunlop will race for the Temple Golf Club Yamaha squad at the 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200. Sporting a new red, black and white livery the 32 year old North West winner will race a YZF-R1M and R6 in the Superbike and Supersport classes. Dunlop will have additional support from Caffrey International, Bayview Hotel and Henderson Food Machinery. … Read More

The  Vauxhall International North West 200 Grid Is Filling Up For 2018

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The 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200 grid is filling up nicely! Almost all of the main road racing teams have their riders in place for next season with some intriguing changes amongst the announcements and rumours. The Cookstown Burrows Engineering team announced the latest signing today, with Davey Todd leading the Dungannon squad’s charge next year. The 22-year-old from … Read More

John McGuinness Says He Wants To Race At The North West 200 Again Despite Breaking His Leg in 2017

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John McGuinness says he wants to come back and race at the International North West 200, despite sustaining career threatening injuries at last year’s event. The six times North West winner suffered serious leg injuries as well as breaking his back and ribs after a high speed crash at Primrose corner during practice. Now aged 46, McGuinness says he doesn’t … Read More

BSB Stars Tommy Bridewell & Richard Cooper Set To Make Their Road Race Debuts At 2018 International North West 200

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The International North West 200 is set to have two former BSB race winners amongst the newcomers on the grid in 2018 as Tommy Bridewell and Richard Cooper plan their road racing debuts on the famous 8.9 mile Triangle circuit. 34 year old Cooper, who finished runner up in the 2017 British Superstock championship and has three seasons of BSB … Read More

2018 International North West 200 Dates Announced As Glenn Irwin Confirms He Will Be Back On The NW200 Grid Next May

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The 2018 International North West 200 race week will take place on 13th – 19th May, with the main race day on Saturday 19th. After a week of great action at this year’s event, the North coast races were given a major boost with the announcement that BSB star Glenn Irwin, will return to Portrush next May on the PBM/Be … Read More

Guy Martin To Race Wilson Craig 600cc Honda At 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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Guy Martin will be reunited with former sponsor Wilson Craig to race a CBR600RR Honda at next week’s Vauxhall International North West 200. The Lincolnshire ace will make his return to international road racing competition in the opening Supersport race at the seaside event next Thursday evening. “We had a few conversations about Guy riding my bike at the North … Read More

Michael Rutter Replaces Hudson Kennaugh On IEG/KMR Kawasaki At 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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13 times Vauxhall International North West 200 winner, Michael Rutter will replace Hudson Kennaugh on Ryan Farquhar’s IEG/KMR Kawasaki in the Supertwin races at next week’s event. Kennaugh, who was a podium finisher on the bike at the Enkalon Trophy race at Bishopscourt last month, had been set to ride the ER6 Kawasaki in the Twins race at Portrush alongside … Read More

Conor Cummins Out But Bruce Anstey Seeking Wins On The Padgetts Honda At The 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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Conor Cummins is out of next week’s 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200. That is the sad news from the Padgett’s Honda team after the Manxman visited the surgeon who operated on his broken throttle hand on Tuesday. “Everything is good but the injury just needs more time to heal.” Cummins explained. “I could come to the North West and … Read More

Lee Johnston Completes Final Test Before 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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Lee Johnston is raring to go at the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 after completing his final test on the Jackson Racing Hondas. The Fermanagh man brought his preparations for the new season to a close at the official Honda test at Castle Combe this week. “I am really looking forward to the start of practice for the North … Read More