Meet The Stars Of The Vauxhall International North West 200 Launch on March 15

2017 Dates, Meet and Greet, North West 200 News, North West 200 Race Winners

PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 13/5/2016: North West 200 stars John McGuinness and Lee Johnston entertained a huge crowd in Coleraine town centre at the annual Meet the Riders event today.
Both McGuinness and Johnston will compete in tomorrow's races with roads closing at 9.30 am.
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MEET THE STARS OF THE 2017 VAUXHALL INTERNATIONAL NORTH WEST 200 It is the biggest race launch of the year – the spectacular Meet the Stars night for the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 on March 15. Every road race fan will want to be there to meet the top names in the sport. AND IT IS ALL ABSOLUTELY … Read More

Michael Dunlop To Make Road Race Debut On Bennetts Suzuki At 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

2017 Dates, North West 200 News, North West 200 Update

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The 2017 Vauxhall International is set to see the hottest action in decades as home favourite Michael Dunlop announced he will race the new GSXR1000 Suzuki in Bennetts livery in May. The Ballymoney racer, who is the outright lap record holder on the 8.9 mile Triangle circuit, will debut the new superbike against Honda rivals Guy Martin and John McGuinness … Read More

Guy Martin To Make First International Road Racing Appearance At Vauxhall International North West 200 On May 7th -13th

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 16/1/2017: Guy Martin with the new  CBR1000RR SP2 Honda Fireblade he will race at the Vauxhall International North West 200 in 2017.
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Guy Martin will make his first international road racing appearance on the new Honda Fireblade at the 2017 Vauxhall North West 200. Fans will have the first chance to see the truck mechanic come television star take on local heroes Alastair Seeley and Michael Dunlop plus Ian Hutchinson, Peter Hickman and John McGuinness at Portrush on May 7th -13th.   … Read More

Alastair Seeley Reunited With Gear Link Kawasaki At The 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

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Alastair Seeley (Gearlink Kawasaki  - Kawasaki) 

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The Vauxhall International North West 200’s most successful rider, Alastair Seeley will be back at Portrush in 2017 with the Gear Link Kawasaki team that he won two races with last season. The Carrickfergus rider overtook Robert Dunlop in the all-time standings after taking two wins on the Kawasaki team’s ZX6R at last year’s North West to give him 17 … Read More

Alastair Seeley’s Vauxhall International North West 200 Record Captured In New Documentary

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PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 4/1/2017: Alastair Seeley pictured at a special preview of the documentary 'Alastair Seeley- My NW200 Wins' by Colin Thompson in Helen's Bay with Mervyn Whyte, Vauxhall International NW200 Event Director, Gordon Hannen, Vauxhall and Paul McLean of Bet McLean, race sponsor.
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A new documentary telling the story of how Alastair Seeley became the Vauxhall International North West 200’s most successful racer is set to be released on DVD. Made by local film maker, Colin James, ‘ALASTAIR SEELEY-MY NW200 WINS’ will be issued on February 1 and sold through the http://northwest200.org, the official website of the event. The one hour, forty minute … Read More

Peter Hickman To Have His First Roads Outing On The Smiths BMW At The 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200

North West 200 News

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The Vauxhall International North West 200’s fastest ever newcomer, Peter Hickman, will return to the North coast in May on a Smiths Racing BMW. The 29 year old, who won the Macau Grand Prix for the second year in a row last November, will make his 2017 roads debut on the famous Triangle course aboard the Smith’s S1000RR superbike that … Read More

Vauxhall Motors Retains Title Sponsorship of the 2017 International North West 200 for a Fifth Consecutive Year

North West 200 Update

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The International North West 200 is to have the support of Vauxhall Motors Ltd for the 2017 event on May 7-13, the company’s fifth year in a row as principal backer of the north coast races. “Vauxhall Motors are delighted to return as title sponsors for another year and are looking forward to reaching out to thousands of motorcycle fans … Read More

Vauxhall International North West 200 Will See Return of German Heidger-Motorsport Team in 2017

North West 200 Update

PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 2016: Vauxhall InterNational North West 200 Event Director Mervyn Whyte pictured with Didier Grams, Marek Cerveny and Team Heidger-Motorsport boss, Frankie Heidger at the Macau Grand Prix in November where he agreed terms for the German team to race at the 2017 NW200.
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The 2017 Vauxhall North West 200 will have an international flavour with the early confirmation of the entry of Frank Heidger’s Team Heidger-Motorsport riders Didier Grams, Marek Cerveny and Petr Biciste. Event Director Mervyn Whyte agreed terms with the German squad to race at this year’s event during a recent trip to the Macau Grand Prix. Heidger and Grams are … Read More

King Of The Vauxhall International North West 200, Alastair Seeley, Will ‘definitely’ Race At The 2017 Event

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The Vauxhall International North West 200’s most successful racer, Alastair Seeley, says he will ‘definitely’ be in action at the 2017 event. The 17 times North West winner, who overhauled Robert Dunlop’s previous record tally of 15 victories with a Supersport double on the Gear Link Kawasaki last May, is currently seeking a British championship ride for next season after … Read More