Alastair Seeley Tops Superbike Practice Times In 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 Opening Practice Session

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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

NEW SAFETY EQUIPMENT PURCHASED AHEAD OF 2017 VAUXHALL INTERNATIONAL NORTH WEST 200

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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 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

Vauxhall Enhance Their Support of 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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Vauxhall Motors, official title sponsors of the Vauxhall International North West 200 have enhanced their support of the event by supplying another Vauxhall insignia on long term loan to the NW200 Operations Manager, Fergus McKay. Vauxhall already provide a similar vehicle to Event Director, Mervyn Whyte. “Fergus is involved with Mervyn, on a daily basis and they often need to … 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

Vauxhall International North West 200 Official Programme Now On Sale

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This year’s Vauxhall International North West 200 official programme is now on sale. With 116 action packed pages the 2017 edition includes exclusive interviews with Michael Dunlop, Ian Hutchinson, Alastair Seeley and the ‘Honda Dream Team’ of John McGuinness and Guy Martin. With the best line-up road racers on the planet taking to the North West 200 circuit during May … Read More