Isle of Man TT 2018

  • After the end of qualifying sessions and two days of racing at this year’s Isle of Man TT, two riders have tragically lost their lives.

  • 30-year-old Dan Kneen died on 30 May 2018 and 26-year-old Adam Lyon died during the opening Monster Energy Supersport race.

  • More races will continue on 6 and 8 June 2018.

The race week at the 2018 Isle of Man TT is well on its way with a few races have concluded. While Michael Dunlop and Peter Hickman celebrated their wins in Superbike and Superstock respectively, two riders have lost their lives racing at the Mountain Course this year. (more…)

It was recently announced that John McGuinness is out of this year’s Isle of Man TT races.

Mugen announced that the King of the Mountain re-fractured his right leg after 14 months of recovery.

Their Mugen Shinden Nana electric race bike will be piloted by Michael Rutter and Lee Johnston.

It’s not easy for an accomplished rider such as John McGuinness to sit on the sidelines watching other racers ride their race bikes. Having broken his right leg last year, the King of the Mountain took over 14 months just to get healthy enough to be declared fit to race BUT the gods of racing have ruled him out of contention once again. (more…)

The Padgett Honda team is currently looking for a racer to ride their Honda RC213V-S at this year’s Isle of Man TT.

Their current rider, Bruce Anstey, unfortunately, dropped out of all road races this year due to cancer.

The team has stated that the Honda RC213V-S will still make it to this year’s TT even if there’s no replacement rider.

The Padgett’s Motorcycle Honda team has stated that they will still bring the crème of the crème Honda RC213V-S to this year’s Isle of Man TT race. Despite their star rider, Bruce Anstey, dropping out of all road races this year due to critical illness, the team is still looking on the bright side of things. (more…)

13-time Isle of Man TT winner Bruce Anstey has been diagnosed with cancer.

The 48-year-old New Zealander is said to suffer from ‘multiple tumours in his lungs and spine.’

Anstey will most likely sit out of all road races this year in order to recover from his current condition.

Legendary road racing rider Bruce Anstey will sit out the entire 2018 road race season including the Isle of Man TT. The 48-year-old New Zealander’s partner announced the news as he’ll need the time to recover from cancer diagnosed by doctors. (more…)

The Mugen Shinden Nana was launched at this year’s Isle of Man TT Zero title defender.

The seventh generation electric race machine has improved aerodynamics package as well as 162hp and 210mNm of torque.

Bruce Anstey, Lee Johnston, and John McGuinness will race the Mugen Shinden Nana at the end of May.

The 2018 Tokyo Motorcycle Show last week certainly brought more than a few surprises to those lucky enough to attend from all corners of the world. It seems that this year, Mugen is out and ready to make a huge impact, especially in the motorcycle universe with the unveiling of its 1,400cc V-twin engine called the MRV1400. (more…)

15-time Isle of Man TT winner Michael Dunlop has confirmed his split with Suzuki for this year’s road races.

The Ballymoney Ace released a statement on his Facebook page last night stating his situation.

He will be racing his own MD Racing machines in the Superstock and Supersport races.

15-time TT winner Michael Dunlop has confirmed that he won’t be racing with the Suzuki squad this year at the Isle of Man TT and other road race events. This was confirmed by the man himself after months of speculations and rumours. (more…)

The Suter MMX500 two-stroke monster will return to the 2018 Isle of Man TT competition.

Powered by a 580cc V4 two-stroke engine, the MMX500 punches out 195hp while pushing a weight of only 125kg.

Ian Lougher will again pilot the only two-stroke bike in the Senior TT against other four-stroke beasts.

The great minds behind Suter have announced their comeback to the Isle of Man TT 2018 where they’ll be bringing their Suter MMX500 two-stroke monster with full force this time around. This is indeed good news for the Swiss manufacturer as they had to withdraw from last year’s event due to personnel shortage. (more…)

Sumber imej: Pacemaker Press
  • Ianya telah disahkan bahawa kerjasama di antara John McGuinness dan Honda Racing telah pun berakhir.
  • Berita itu telah disampaikan sendiri oleh juara TT 23 kali tersebut di majlis makan malam amal tahunan Joey Dunlop Foundation.
  • Pelbagai spekulasi telah timbul tentang sama ada “King of the Mountain” itu akan menyertai Norton, Tyco BMW, Kawasaki, atau pun dia akan menguruskan pasukan persendiriannya bagi tahun 2018.


It has been confirmed that the partnership between John McGuinness and Honda Racing has ended.

The news was delivered by the 23-time TT winner himself during the Joey Dunlop Foundation’s annual charity dinner.

News has speculated on whether the “King of the Mountain” will join Norton, Tyco BMW, Kawasaki or run his own private team for 2018.

It was only last month when Honda Racing confirmed that Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston will race on board their Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 for 2018. Both Hutchinson and Johnston have a lot of road riding experience and together with Honda, they will attempt to conquer all of 2018 road racing events from the North West 200, Isle of Man TT, and Ulster GP. (more…)

  • Barisan penunggang Honda Racing 2018 telah diumumkan dan ianya terdiri daripada Ian Hutchinson dan Lee Johnston.
  • Pemenang Isle of Man TT sebanyak 16 kali, Hutchinson, dan bekas juara ‘National Superstock 600’, Johnston, akan meneruskan usaha perlumbaan jalan raya Honda bagi tahun 2018.
  • Kedua-dua penunggang ini berhadapan satu tugas yang besar dalam ‘menjinakkan’ jentera Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 untuk perlumbaan North West 200, Isle of Man TT, dan Ulster GP pada tahun hadapan.


The 2018 Honda Racing line-up has been announced in the form of Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston.

16-time Isle of Man TT winner Hutchinson and former National Superstock 600 champion Johnston will be continuing Honda’s road racing efforts for 2018.

Both riders will have their hands full in order to tame the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 to race in the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and Ulster GP next year.

The road racing world has woke up to quite an announcement earlier today with Honda Racing confirming that 16-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson and former National Superstock 600 champion Lee Johnston will be joining their road racing efforts for 2018. (more…)


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