MOLYNEUX AND HALLAM TO MISS ISLE OF MAN TT

HM Plant Honda sidecar riders Dave Molyneux and Craig Hallam will miss the 2006 Isle of Man TT after crashing out, at Rhencullen, in yesterday’s (1 June) practice session. Isle of Man-based Molyneux sustained a dislocated shoulder and a cut to his leg while Hallamsustained friction burns. It is a disappointing end to the pairing’s week-long practice; they demonstrated consistent strong … [Read more...]

ARCHIBALD HAS TO WAIT HIS TURN AT TT

Ulster's Adrian Archibald found himself stranded during the latest Isle of Man TT practice as the result of being black flagged by a marshal at Ramsey. The marshal was of the opinion that Archibald's Suzuki had an oil leak and waved him off the course. As a result Archibald spent all the practice as a spectator before returning to the pits at the end of the session. Hector Neill, owner of … [Read more...]

ANSTEY IN FORM FOR ISLE OF MAN TT

New Zealand rider Bruce Anstey has struck a rich vein of form going into the Isle of Man TT motorcycle races. The former Wellingtonian, now based in London, looks capable of adding to his haul of four titles when the 99th edition of the Isle of Man TT -- which twists through narrow roads on the island just off the west coast of England -- begin on Saturday. He is the defending champion in … [Read more...]

HAWK KAWASAKI COMPETING AT ISLE OF MAN TT

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Hawk Kawasaki are pleased to be running 36-year-old Carl Rennie at this year’s famous Isle of Man TT. The Lancashire based rider will be competing in the Superbike, Superstock and Supersport classes. Rennie will ride the Kawasaki 2005 ZX10-R in the Superbike Class, the 06 ZX10-R in the Superstock races and the ZX-6RR for the Supersport events. Rennie who has already competed for Hawk Kawasaki … [Read more...]

MCGUINNESS FASTEST IN TT PRACTICE

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John McGuinness set the fastest time of the week so far as he led the superbike hopefuls in Tuesday's Isle of Man TT practice session. The HM Plant Honda man posted a speed of 125.30mph which put him ahead of Guy Martin, Ian Hutchinson and Ian Lougher. Jason Griffith topped Tuesday's superstock session on the island with 123.38 which left him ahead of Guy Martin, McGuinness and … [Read more...]

RIDERS CRITICAL AFTER IOM TT CRASH

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The two riders involved in a high speed crash in Monday night's Isle of Man TT practice session are both in a critical condition in hospital. Irish rider Seamus Greene, who has head injuries, has been flown to Walton Neurological Centre on Merseyside. The condition of Jun Maeda from Japan has worsened and he is also now critical with pelvic injuries. US sidecar passenger James Cornell … [Read more...]

ISLE OF MAN TT: LATEST NEWS

The 2006 Isle of Man TT Festival got underway on Saturday 27th May, the first extended solo session of 2006 took place in dry but extremely blustery conditions. For Team Black Horse rider Mark Buckley, the 2006 Isle of Man TT is his inaugural visit to the world famous motorcycling event and as a newcomer, Mark is welcoming the advice of team mate and seven times Isle of Man TT winner … [Read more...]

HONDA RACING ON COURSE FOR TT WINS WITH MCGUINNESS, MOLYNEUX AND HALLAM

Honda Racing makes its way to the famous Isle of Man TT Festival this week for the opening week’s practice sessions with solo rider John McGuinness and sidecar riders Dave Molyneux and Craig Hallam. McGuinness, the current lap record holder around the Isle of Man course with an average speed of 127.68mph, will be competing in the Senior, Superbike, Production and Junior TT classes aboard his … [Read more...]

TT PADDOCK WALKABOUT

This year for the first time ever there will be a BSB style Paddock Walk About at the Isle of Man TT Races, where fans will have the chance to meet their racing heroes and collect autograph cards and posters. On Saturday the 3rd of June all the leading stars entered in this year?s event will converge at their race transporters for a one hour session prior to the opening race of the fortnight to … [Read more...]