Alastair Seeley continued his record breaking ways at the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 as he smashed the Superstock lap record to claim his 18th victory on the famous Triangle circuit on his Tyco BMW. The ‘Wee Wizard’ set a new mark of 122.898mph to win from Lee Johnston (East Coast Construction) and Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Kawasaki). Seeley … Read More
Michael Rutter will start from pole position for Saturday’s Superbike races at the Vauxhall International North West 200. The 45 minute qualifying session was cut short with 21 minutes remaining after John McGuinness crashed his Honda Racing Fireblade at Primrose. The 23 times TT winner was taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg. Thirteen times North West winner Rutter, … Read More
Honda Racing’s John McGuinness has crashed at Primrose corner during the Superbike practice session at the Vauxhall International North West 200 today. The 45 year old Morecambe rider, who is a six times winner at the event, has been taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast by ambulance with a suspected broken leg.
Alastair Seeley underlined why he is the most successful Vauxhall International North West 200 rider of all-time by topping the time sheets in the opening Superbike and Supersport practice sessions for the 2017 event. The 17 times race winner steered his Tyco BMW to a lap of 4 mins 25.1 seconds in perfect conditions on the 8.9 mile Triangle circuit. … Read More
In October 2016 Northern Ireland Communities Minister, Paul Givan announced the Vauxhall International North West 200 would receive £124,000 from the Northern Ireland Assembly through Sport NI to fund safety improvements at the event. On the eve of the 2017 races the former Minister and Ian Paisley, North Antrim MP, have visited the circuit to see how the money has … Read More
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
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 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