February 2020
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NORTHERN Irishman Jamie Lyons has clinched our National Breakthrough Rider of the Year honour with more than a quarter of the public vote. Runner-up in the Ulster SBK Junior Cup class in 2018, the 15-year-old then stepped up to the British Motostar Standard class, scoring a number of top-five finishes including a season-best podium at

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By Aaron League Cam Dawson has won the people’s vote for UK Clubsport’s Rising Star award after a standout season in both clubs and the BSB paddock. The KMR Kawasaki-powered youngster dominated the Ulster SBK Supersport 300 championship while making the leap to the British Junior Supersport class, where he was just tenths of a

CHIEFS at the Cookstown 100 have revealed that the Junior Support class will remain on their racing programme for the 2020 season. The category has been in doubt since calls were made to axe it from the road racing calendar next year, but a number of club officials have moved to keep the up-and-comers’ proving

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By Jack Corry NW Racing would like to wish all the racing family a very Happy New Year, and we are looking forward to a busy 2020 season. We are delighted to announce that Shaun Anderson will be once more riding for the team, and as well as the BMW S1000rr Superstock bike, we have

By Aaron League UK Clubsport   The former Irish and Ulster Supersport Cup winner will head back to the North Coast for his second NW200 aboard an ILR-Mark Coverdale Paton, and is also planning to once again tackle the Ulster Grand Prix if the event goes ahead. The news follows Team ILR’s announcement last week that

    Stefano Bonetti, a Supertwins winner at last year’s North West 200, and Republic of Ireland rider Joe Loughlin, will be part of Team ILR at next year’s international road races. Japanese rider Masayuki Yamanaka and James Hind will also race for the team. Bonetti, Loughlin and Hind will all compete on Team ILR-Mark

 By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter   Jonathan Rea may have been overlooked for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award but the five-time World Superbike champion has received the recognition he deserves closer to home. The 32-year-old has been named the 2019 BBC Northern Ireland Sports Personality of The Year after becoming the most

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By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter  Peter Hickman set a scorching new world road racing lap record in excess of 136mph at the 2019 Ulster Grand Prix at Dundrod. Riding the Smiths Racing BMW S1000RR, the 32-year-old re-established the 7.4-mile course as the fastest road race in the world after lapping at 136.415mph on his way

10 Round Championship, 4 x two day events and Easter Saturday & Monday bumper weekend. March 21st Temple Club Bishopscourt April 11th MCRRCI Bishopscourt April 13th B&D Kirkistown June 6th B&D Kirkistown June 27th & 28th Enniskillen St Angelo July 18th & 19th Mid Antrim Bishopscourt August 22nd Bishopscourt Bishopscourt September 5th B&D Kirkistown September

Belfast Telegraph   Northern Ireland sporting hero Jonathan Rea was awarded an honorary degree by Queen’s University Belfast on Tuesday. One of Northern Ireland’s most widely recognised sporting ambassadors and the undisputed king of World Superbikes, Jonathan Rea MBE said it was a “privilege” to receive the honorary doctorate. Rea is one of the world’s