Both Nico Mawhinney and Paul Gartland who were injured in crashes at the Vauxhall International North West 200 remain in a stable condition in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.
“Every boy has his dreams and this was my boyhood dream come true.” That was Alastair Seeley’s reaction after winning the opening Supersport race on the Gear Link Kawasaki at the 2016 North West 200 to chalk up his 16th victory at the Northern Ireland event and become the most successful rider of all-time. In a week of glorious sunshine, … Read More
Ryan Farquhar, Ben Wilson And Nico Mawhinney Return To Vauxhall International North West 200 Circuit Following Their 2016 Crashes. Top road racers Ryan Farquhar, Ben Wilson and Nico Mawhinney have returned to the Vauxhall International North West 200 circuit were they were injured during the 2016 event. 40 year old Farquhar suffered a lacerated liver and was in Intensive Care … Read More
The 2017 International North West 200 will take place on 7th -13th May 2017. The week long festival on the spectacular Causeway coast will begin on Sunday May 7th and will include two days of practice on Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th with racing on Thursday evening and Saturday 13th. This will be supplemented by a full programme of supporting … Read More
Malachi Mitchell-Thomas has died as a result of a crash on the third lap of the Supertwins race at the Vauxhall International North West 200 today. The 20 year old from Chorley in Lancashire crashed his Burrows Engineering Kawasaki on the approach to Black Hill. The race was immediately red flagged and Malachi was treated by medical staff from the … Read More
Alastair Seeley has become the most successful North West 200 racer of all-time when he won his 16th race at the Vauxhall sponsored event on Thursday evening. Seeley was the runaway winner of the opening Supersport race on the GearLink ZX600RR Kawasaki after breaking away from a huge battle that lasted until the final circuit. “As a boy everybody has … Read More
Update on the condition of riders injured at Thursday’s Vauxhall International North West 200. Newcomer Nico Mawhinney was airmeded to the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast following a crash during the Superbike practice session. Nico is in a stable condition and has been admitted to a ward. Dan Cooper and Ryan Farquhar were both injured in a crash during the Supertwins … Read More
Thursday evening’s Supertwin race was red flagged on the third lap of four after Ryan Farquhar and Dan Cooper crashed out on the approach to Black Hill. After due consideration by the stewards of the meeting the result remains as published and attached. Ivan Lintin is the winner on the Devitt’s RC Express Kawasaki.
Following on from an incident in last night’s Supertwin race at the International North West 200 involving team owner Ryan Farquhar, KMR Kawasaki have today (2.30pm) announced that they intend to compete in tomorrow’s Supertwin race as scheduled. Farquhar was leading Thursday evening’s race when he crashed at Dhu Varren on the third lap, later being taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital. The 40-year old had … Read More
Alastair Seeley topped all three of Thursday’s Superbike, Superstock and Supersport practice sessions to dominate final qualifying at the Vauxhall International North West 200 on Thursday. The ‘Wee Wizard’ will start from pole position in Saturday’s Superbike races after setting a time of 4.23.946 at 122.343mph on the Briggs BMW S1000RR. The 36 year old pipped Michael Dunlop (Hawk BMW) … Read More