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

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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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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://www.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

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

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

North West 200 Race Winners

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

World Champion Jonathan Rea Launches 2017 Cornmarket Motorbike Awards

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World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea will be one of the star guests at next year’s Cornmarket Motorbike Awards. The Kawasaki rider will undoubtedly be the favourite to retain the event’s most coveted prize, the Irish Motorcyclist of the Year, when the winners are revealed on January 27th in Belfast’s Ramada Plaza Hotel. Rea made a flying pit stop to Northern … Read More

Minister Paul Given Announces Significant Investment In North West 200 Safety Measures

North West 200 Update

Minister Paul Given Announces Significant Investment In North West 200 Safety Measures

Communities Minister Paul Givan MLA, today announced funding of £124,000 towards improved safety measures for the North West 200. Speaking from Stormont today, accompanied by Mervyn Whyte MBE, Event Director, and competitors John McGuinness and Lee Johnston, the Minister said: “It is important that we do what we can to make the races a safe and memorable experience for everyone … Read More

Air Ambulance Ni Receives £10,000 From Charity Golf Tournament Held During Vauxhall International North West 200

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Air Ambulance NI Receives £10,000 From Charity Golf Tournament At Royal Portrush During Vauxhall International North West 200 Race Week. The Air Ambulance NI charity has received a cheque for £10,000 raised in a pro-am celebrity golf tournament held at Royal Portrush Golf Club during the Vauxhall International North West 200 race week in May, 2016. “We are delighted to … Read More