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Ulster GP: Lee Johnston eyes big finish to major international season

Lee Johnston is confident of rounding off the major international road racing season on a high at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix next month.

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Peter Hickman was the man of the meeting at the Ulster Grand Prix in 2017 following a Superstock and Supersport treble.

Ulster GP: Peter Hickman and Dean Harrison set to renew rivalry at Dundrod

Peter Hickman expects another blistering battle at next month’s MCE Ulster Grand Prix with Dean Harrison after the pair were involved in an epic showdown in the Senior TT.
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Louise Dunlop: My boys have shown me devoted love

Grief-stricken Louise Dunlop says her sons, Michael and Daniel, have been a tower of strength following the tragic death of her eldest boy William at the Skerries 100 road races.

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William Dunlop joined the Temple Golf Club Yamaha team in a full-scale set-up for 2018 after riding Tim Martin's Yamaha machines last year.

Temple Golf Club Yamaha team 'numb and in shock' following William Dunlop's tragic death

The Temple Golf Club Yamaha team has been left ‘numb and in shock’ following the tragic death of William Dunlop in practice at the Skerries 100 on Saturday.
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Ballymoney man William Dunlop, who sadly died following an incident in practice at the Skerries 100 on Saturday.

William Dunlop killed in practice at Skerries 100

Northern Ireland motorcycling star William Dunlop has been tragically killed in practice for the Skerries 100 near Dublin.
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Peter Hickman set a 135mph record lap to establish the Isle of Man TT as the fastest road race in the world in June.

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman eyes 135mph lap at Dundrod

Peter Hickman believes there is every chance the MCE Ulster Grand Prix will be reinstated as the fastest road race in the world in August.

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The North West 200 is the first major international road race of the season.

NW200: Practice, race schedule and roads closing times

Race week is underway at the North West 200 on the North Coast.
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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati at Brands Hatch.

BSB: Glenn Irwin and Michael Laverty on podium at Brands Hatch

Northern Ireland’s Glenn Irwin and Michael Laverty finished on the podium in second and third respectively in Sunday’s second Bennetts British Superbike race at Brands Hatch.
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Michael Dunlop will compete in the Superbike class for the Tyco BMW team in 2018.

Dunlop set for Tyco BMW debut

Michael Dunlop is due to make his debut on the Tyco BMW Superbike at the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 this month.

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World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea will complete a parade lap at the North West 200 in May.

NW200: World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea set for demo lap in May

Reigning World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea will make a special appearance at the Vauxhall International North West 200 in May, where he will complete a parade lap around the famous Triangle venue.

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Alastair Seeley will ride for the Tyco BMW team in the Superbike and Superstock races at the North West 200 in May.

NW200: Alastair Seeley and Tyco BMW renew ties for Triangle showpiece

Alastair Seeley has struck a deal with Northern Ireland’s Tyco BMW team for this year’s Vauxhall International North West 200.

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Carl Phillips will make his debut in the MCE British Superbike Championship this year with the Gearlink Kawasaki team.

Carl Phillips joins Gearlink Kawasaki for BSB debut

Lisburn’s Carl Phillips will make his debut in the MCE British Superbike Championship this year after signing for the Gearlink Kawasaki team.

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Three-time champion Jonathan Rea could soon be racing in a World Superbike round on his home patch in Northern Ireland.

Three-year deal signed to bring World Superbikes to Northern Ireland

A three-year deal has been reached between World Superbike Championship organisers Dorna and Manna Developments to host a round of the series at the £30m Lake Torrent Circuit in Coalisland, Co Tyrone.
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Paul Robinson scored a hat-trick  for the Road Racers as they beat the Short Circuit Racers 4-3 in last year's charity football match at Seaview.

Big names sign up for charity football match at Seaview

Following the success of last year’s Road Racers v Short Circuit Riders charity football match, Gary Dunlop and Nikki Coates have organised the event once more at Crusaders FC ground Seaview on Sunday.

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Blackhorse NI Motorcycle Festival organiser Billy Nutt pictured with (from left) Simon Reid, Keith Farmer and Alastair Seeley at the launch of the event on Thursday at the Eikon Exhibition Centre.

Plans in top gear for 2018 Blackhorse NI Motorcycle Festival

The 2018 Blackhorse NI Motorcycle Festival was launched on Thursday at the Eikon Exhibition Centre in Lisburn, where Alastair Seeley, Keith Farmer and Simon Reid were among the special guests.

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Jonathan Rea has been named BBC Northern Ireland Sports Personality of the Year after becoming World Superbike champion for the third successive season in 2017.

Jonathan Rea named BBC Northern Ireland Sports Personality of the Year 2017

Three-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been named the 2017 BBC Northern Ireland Sports Personality of the Year.

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The Cookstown 100 will be the first Irish National road race in 2018.

Irish road race dates confirmed for 2018

The Cookstown 100 will kick-start the Irish National road racing season next year following confirmation of the 2018 schedule at the MCUI Inter Centre Conference over the weekend.

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Ian Hutchinson with joint TAS Racing team owner Hector Neill at the Isle of Man TT this year.

Ian Hutchinson edges closer to Honda Racing move

Sixteen-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson is on the verge of a sensational move to Honda Racing.
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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati on his debut at the Macau Grand Prix in 2016. Picture: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker Press.

Macau GP: Confident Irwin aiming to finish year on a high

Glenn Irwin is aiming follow up his stunning debut at last year’s Macau Grand Prix by challenging for another major victory to add to his North West 200 Superbike crown.

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