The year-old son of Robert Dunlop pulled out of Saturday racing at the North West two weeks ago. The event took place 10 years after the death of his father during a practice session at the north coast races. William Dunlop out of Isle of Man TT due to 'personal reasons' On that occasion, four-times North West winner William cited injuries he had suffered in a Thursday night practice session spill.
June 12, 0 Photos by: The races, the touring, the search for the perfect cake, the pubs… more speed, Vicar! You can guess which one I flicked off. Oh, they were awesome, thanks for asking, Ed!
The electric machines are now reaching over mph on the Sulby Straight. Ben and Tom Birchall became the first sidecar crew to lap the Mountain Course in under 19 minutes as they swept to their second win of the week. The pinnacle of the fortnight, however, was the Senior TTwhere a new generation of top riders arrived in full.
Senior Race Day is a national holiday on the Isle of Man.
Peter Hickman won a sensational race, dicing it out with Dean Harrison over the 6-lap, mile contest. Harrison led for five-and-a-half laps but Hickman reeled him in, and set a new outright lap record of Harrison took second, with local hero Conor Cummins in third.
How do you get around? Andrew and John with Peter Thompson of Wales. And still a belting rider on his new Africa Twin. Photo by Andrew Capone.
Spectating the Isle of Man TT With the benefits of rented motorcycles and empty back roads, we watched the racing from seven distinct locations this year.
But this year, we experienced Cronk-y-Voddy. When we pulled up, a kindly race marshal suggested that, in order to experience Cronk-y-Voddy full fat, we crawl under that rickety scaffolding over there, trudge through thicket, climb a fence into a manure-rich pasture, across a ditch, and up an embankment… you know, just like spectators do at a MotoGP race… to reach a good spot.
I want to go back there now. The bottom line is that you can easily reach myriad wonderful race viewing locations via car, bus, taxi, foot or bike. What else is there to do on the Isle of Man?
One does not live by viewing spectacular road racing alone.Adam Lyon, a year-old rider from the Scottish town of Helensburgh, died during the a Supersport motorcycle race on Monday at Isle of Man TT.
Another year, another TT week in the books. Andrew Capone reports on this year's races, and the Manx people in this Isle of Man TT wrap-up. Alpha 99 taking off from Nobles Hospital and landing at Ramsey District Cottage Hospital for a patient transfer during a previous TT festival.
This allowed the land ambulance to remain in Ramsey to cover the north of the Island and the one-way mountain course. This is a report into the appeal of the Isle of Man TT festival that takes place annually on the Isle of Man.
This report has used qualitative research and quantitative research to show that the event has become more popular with the public and competitors alike over its year history.
One of the most famous - and dangerous - motorcycle races in the world, the Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) is the ultimate test of man and machine racing on a public road. The Upside weekly report The human stories but after the Paradise Papers, there are hints the popular mood is shifting Phil Craine of Taxwatch in the Isle of Man explains how the crown.