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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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Michael Dunlop will ride a Superbike for the Tyco BMW team in 2018.

COMMENT: Tyco BMW debut for Michael Dunlop at Cookstown 100?

Thursday’s official launch of the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 has raised the sense of anticipation with the new Irish road racing season now only weeks away.

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Derek Sheils on the Cookstown B.E. Racing Suzuki at last year's Cookstown 100.

Cookstown 100: Derek Sheils will take all the beating, says John Burrows

John Burrows says Derek Sheils will take all the beating at this year’s KDM Hire Cookstown 100, which was launched on Thursday night at the Royal Hotel.
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William Dunlop with his Temple Golf Club Yamaha R1 and Caffrey Yamaha R6 machines.

William Dunlop set for Cookstown 100 curtain-raiser

William Dunlop will kick-start his 2018 road racing campaign on the striking red and white Temple Golf Club Yamaha machines at next month’s KDM Hire Cookstown 100.

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Peter Hickman at Ballaugh Bridge on the KMR/IEG Kawasaki in the Lightweight race at the Isle of Man TT in 2017.

TT 2018: John McGuinness set for Lightweight debut on Ryan Farquhar’s KMR Kawasaki

Ulster team owner Ryan Farquhar has struck a deal with Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness to ride for his KMR/IEG Kawasaki team in the Bennetts Lightweight TT.

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Derek Sheils is an early entry for the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 on the Cookstown B.E. Racing Suzuki.

Derek Sheils and Davey Todd among early entries for Cookstown 100

The countdown is on to the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 in April with Derek Sheils among the early entries on the Cookstown B.E. Racing Suzuki.

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Paul Jordan made his debut at the Isle of Man TT last year.

Paul Jordan confirms solo effort in 2018

Magherafelt’s Paul Jordan will run a solo effort this season as he bids to put a tumultuous 2017 behind him.

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Adam McLean shakes hands on his deal to join McAdoo Racing with Winston McAdoo on Wednesday.

Adam McLean joins McAdoo Racing for 2018 road racing season

Adam McLean has joined Cookstown team McAdoo Racing for the 2018 road racing season.
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Adam McLean had signed up with Team IMR in December but both parties have now gone their separate ways.

Adam McLean and Team IMR part company

Adam McLean and Team IMR have parted company less than two months after the Tobermore rider signed up for the 2018 season.
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Jonathan Rea became the first rider ever to win the World Superbike Championship in three successive seasons in 2017.

Jonathan Rea relishing prospect of racing in Northern Ireland World Superbike round

Three-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says he is ‘so excited’ by the news that Northern Ireland will host a round of the series from as early as 2019.

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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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Adam McLean in action in the Supertwin class at the Ulster Grand Prix in 2017.

MOTORCYCLING: McLean fired up by Supertwin boost

Up and coming road racing prospect Adam McLean has set his sights on ruffling the feathers of the established big guns this year at the international meetings.

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Gary McCoy receives the David Wood Scholarship award from Lee Wood.

Newcomer Gary McCoy ‘honoured’ by Davy Wood recognition

Promising young short circuit rider Gary McCoy has won the prestigious Davy Wood Scholarship.

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WATCH: Adam McLean looks ahead to 2018

Tobermore's Adam McLean has joined Isle of Man-based Team IMR for the 2018 road racing season, with backing from quinnstheprinters.com.
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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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Adam McLean pictured with the new IMR/quinnstheprinters.com BMW S1000RR he will race on the roads in 2018. Looking on are team sponsor Peter Bradley, MD of quinnstheprinters.com with Ian Moffit, team principal of Team IMR.

MOTORCYCLING: Adam McLean joins Team IMR for 2018 road races

Exciting road racing prospect Adam McLean has signed a new deal for 2018 to ride for quinnstheprinters.com by Team IMR.
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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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