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WATCH: Vision for proposed new £30m motorsport complex in Northern Ireland

Preparatory work has commenced on a proposed £30m international motorsport centre in Northern Ireland.
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An aerial graphic of the Lake Torrent Motorsport Centre of Excellence.

'Historic day' as work commences on proposed £30m motorsport complex in Northern Ireland

Preparatory work has commenced on a proposed £30m international motorsport centre in Northern Ireland.
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Glenn Irwin will return to the North West 200 in 2018 to defend his Superbike crown on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati.

NW200: Glenn Irwin and PBM Ducati confirmed for 2018

North West 200 Superbike winner Glenn Irwin will return to the Triangle meeting to defend his crown in 2018 on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati.

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Jonathan Rea has been linked with a switch to the MotoGP World Championship.

Rea shrugs off Suzuki MotoGP talk, says 'my heart is in Superbike'

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has talked down rumours that he could be in line to switch to the MotoGP World Championship next year with Suzuki.

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Jason Lynn leads Eunan McGlinchey at Bishopscourt.

Jason Lynn wins David Wood Memorial Trophy for first time

Jason Lynn won the David Wood Memorial Trophy for the first time at Bishopscourt in Co Down at the weekend.
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Action from year's record-breaking MCE Ulster Grand Prix, where Dean Harrison raised the outright lap record to 134.369mph.

ULSTER GP: Organisers planning changes to schedule in 2018

A number of changes will be introduced to the schedule at next year’s MCE Ulster Grand Prix.
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Sam Geddis, Managing Director of Cornmarket Insurance Services, launches the 2018 Cornmarket Motorbike Awards with Glenn Irwin (left), Andrew Irwin (right) and Graeme Irwin.

Irwin brothers launch 2018 Cornmarket Motorbike Awards

Motorbike-mad racing brothers Glenn, Andrew and Graeme Irwin have launched the 2018 Cornmarket Motorbike awards, which will be held once again at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belfast in January.

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Dean Harrison on the Silicone Kawasaki during Tuesday's Classic TT Superbike race.

Classic TT: Harrison wins Superbike finale

Dean Harrison won the Motorsport Merchandise Classic TT Superbike race for the first time in a record-breaking finale on the Isle of Man.

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Michael Rutter won the Sure Junior race at the Classic TT on Tuesday.

Classic TT: Rutter edges Johnston for Junior victory

Michael Rutter won the Sure Junior race for the second time in three years on the Ripley Land Racing Honda after reeling in Northern Ireland’s Lee Johnston on the last lap.

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Bruce Anstey won the Lightweight race and set a new 120mph lap record on the Padgetts Honda RS250.

Classic TT: Record-breaker Anstey bags 120mph lap in Lightweight romp

Bruce Anstey smashed the lap record at the Classic TT in the Lightweight class with the first ever 120mph lap around the Mountain Course on a 250cc machine.

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Michael Dunlop on the Team Classic Suzuki on Friday evening.

Classic TT: Dunlop goes second fastest with near 125mph lap

Michael Dunlop made up for lost time as he posted the second fastest lap overall during Classic TT practice on the Team Classic Suzuki on Friday evening.

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Lee Johnston and Dean Harrison pictured in the paddock at the Classic TT following their sidecar mishap on Friday.

Classic TT: Johnston ruled out of Superbike race with hand injuries

Northern Ireland’s Lee Johnston has been ruled out of Monday’s Motorsport Merchandise Superbike race at the Classic TT after sustaining hand injuries.
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Ballymoney's Michael Dunlop has yet to complete a lap on the Team Classic Suzuki in practice at the Isle of Man TT.

Classic TT: Reliability issues leave Dunlop on back foot

Michael Dunlop has yet to complete a lap on the Team Classic Suzuki at the Classic TT after retiring for the third night in succession.
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Scott Swann is one of three young Northern Ireland riders selected for the 2018 British Talent Cup.

Ulster trio selected for inaugural British Talent Cup

Three budding young racers from Northern Ireland have been selected for the elite new British Talent Cup series for 2018.

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Bruce Anstey on the Padgetts Honda RS250 during practice at the Classic TT on Wednesday.

Classic TT: Anstey says Padgetts 250 'fastest I've ever been on'

Flying Kiwi Bruce Anstey underpinned his current run of hot form as he topped the times on Wednesday in the Superbike and Lightweight practice sessions at the Classic TT.
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Bruce Anstey at Ballaugh Bridge on the Padgetts Yamaha YZR500.

Classic TT: Anstey tops Tuesday times on YZR500

Bruce Anstey put the Padgetts Yamaha YZR500 on top of the pile during Tuesday’s Classic TT Superbike session as practice got underway again following Monday’s cancellation.

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Gavin Lupton from West Yorkshire.

ULSTER GP: Gavin Lupton has died

West Yorkshire’s Gavin Lupton has sadly succumbed to his injuries following a crash at the Dundrod 150 meeting at the Ulster Grand Prix.

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Alastair Seeley leads Jack Kennedy on his last appearance in the Mondello Masters Series in 2009.

Seeley in Masters return at Bishopscourt on IFS Yamaha

Alastair Seeley will make a one-off return to the Masters Superbike Championship this weekend at Bishopscourt for the first time in eight years.
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The 2017 MCE Ulster Grand Prix served up the best racing of the year at Dundrod on Saturday.

ULSTER GP: Full round-up of Saturday's results from Dundrod

The 2017 MCE Ulster Grand Prix lived up to the hype on a vintage day that had it all at Dundrod. Catch up with all the results below.

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Peter Hickman was named the man of the meeting at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix. He received the Darran Lindsay trophy from Darran's children Ben, Zack and Poppy.

ULSTER GP: Hickman crowned man of the meeting after treble

Peter Hickman made it a hat-trick at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix on Saturday to earn the man of the meeting award at Dundrod.

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