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NW200: Whyte to remain at helm as ‘succession strategy’ put in place

North West 200 Event Director Mervyn Whyte will remain at the helm of the international road race while a ‘succession strategy’ is put in place to ensure a smooth transition following his retirement.

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An aerial graphic of the Lake Torrent Motorsport Centre of Excellence.

'Historic day' as work commences on proposed £30m motorsport complex in Northern Ireland

Preparatory work has commenced on a proposed £30m international motorsport centre in Northern Ireland.
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Glenn Irwin will return to the North West 200 in 2018 to defend his Superbike crown on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati.

NW200: Glenn Irwin and PBM Ducati confirmed for 2018

North West 200 Superbike winner Glenn Irwin will return to the Triangle meeting to defend his crown in 2018 on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati.

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Jonathan Rea has been linked with a switch to the MotoGP World Championship.

Rea shrugs off Suzuki MotoGP talk, says 'my heart is in Superbike'

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has talked down rumours that he could be in line to switch to the MotoGP World Championship next year with Suzuki.

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Jason Lynn leads Eunan McGlinchey at Bishopscourt.

Jason Lynn wins David Wood Memorial Trophy for first time

Jason Lynn won the David Wood Memorial Trophy for the first time at Bishopscourt in Co Down at the weekend.
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Action from year's record-breaking MCE Ulster Grand Prix, where Dean Harrison raised the outright lap record to 134.369mph.

ULSTER GP: Organisers planning changes to schedule in 2018

A number of changes will be introduced to the schedule at next year’s MCE Ulster Grand Prix.
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Jonathan Rea won both World Superbike races at Portimao in Portugal.

WSBK: Rea double sets up world title chance in France

Jonathan Rea will have his first opportunity to secure a record third World Superbike crown at Magny-Cours in France in two weeks’ time after completing a stunning double at Portimao.
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Jonathan Rea sealed his tenth victory of the season in race one at Portimao in Portugal on Saturday.

WSBK: Imperious Rea is a perfect ten after dominant victory

Jonathan Rea was in a league of his own as the reigning World Superbike champion destroyed the opposition in race one at Portimao on Saturday.
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Glenn Irwin has signed for a third season with Paul Bird Motorsport to ride the Be Wiser-backed Ducati in the MCE British Superbike Championship in 2018.

BSB: Irwin targets British title in 2018 after penning new PBM deal

Glenn Irwin says he feels ready to step up to the mark in 2018 and challenge for the MCE British Superbike title after penning a new deal to remain in Paul Bird’s Be Wiser Ducati team.

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Jonathan Res has put down a marker on the Kawasaki at Portimao.

WSBK: Rea fastest, Laverty makes progress in sixth

Jonathan Rea was over half-a-second clear in free practice yesterday at Portimao in Portugal as the reigning World Superbike champion put down a marker ahead of Saturday's opening race.

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Glenn Irwin will again ride in the British Superbike Championship in 2018 for the PBM Be Wiser Ducati team.

Glenn Irwin remains with PBM Be Wiser Ducati for 2018

Northern Ireland’s Glenn Irwin will remain in Paul Bird’s PBM Be Wiser Ducati team for a third year in 2018.
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World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea.

WSBK: Rea targets Portimao double to extend title advantage

Jonathan Rea is determined to keep his foot on the gas at Portimao in Portugal this weekend as he speeds towards an historic third World Superbike crown.

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PBM Be Wiser Ducati rider Glenn Irwin.

BSB: Irwin ready to help Byrne clinch sixth championship title

Glenn Irwin says he will do whatever he can to help his PBM Be Wiser Ducati team-mate Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne secure his sixth MCE British Superbike title as the championship enters the final stretch.

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Gary Dunlop on the Joey's Bar Moto3 Honda at Killalane.

Gary Dunlop welcomes chance to make debut at Frohburg

Gary Dunlop will make his debut at the Frohburg Road Races in Germany later this month, where the showpiece race is named in memory of his legendary father Joey.

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Tyco BMW rider Andy Reid suffered a broken femur in a crash at Silverstone on Sunday.

Tyco BMW boss Neill pays tribute to injured Andy Reid

Tyco BMW team manager Philip Neill paid tribute to Andy Reid after the Jordanstown rider suffered a fractured femur in a crash at Silverstone.

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Keith Farmer completed a double at Silverstone to tighten his grip on the Dickies British Supersport Championship, with Andrew Irwin (left) twice finishing as the runner-up.

Farmer tightens title grip with Silverstone double

Keith Farmer secured a brilliant double in the Dickies British Supersport Championship as the Ulster rider took a huge step forward in his bid to win a third title.

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Gary Dunlop on the Joey's Bar Honda Moto3 machine at Killalane on Sunday.

KILLALANE: Gary Dunlop reflects on debut roads triumph

Gary Dunlop celebrated his first road racing victory at the East Coast Racing Festival at Killalane in north county Dublin on Sunday.

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Gary Dunlop won his first ever road race on the Joey's Bar Honda Moto3 machine on his Killalane debut.

KILLALANE: McGee wins Superbike title, maiden victory for Dunlop

Derek McGee was crowned Irish Superbike champion at the East Coast Racing Festival at Killalane on Sunday, where Ballymoney’s Gary Dunlop won his very first road race.
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Glenn Irwin won Saturday's MCE British Superbike race at Silverstone.

BSB: Imperious Irwin seals maiden victory on PBM Ducati

Carrick’s Glenn Irwin celebrated his maiden MCE British Superbike success with a brilliant ride in the opening race of the triple-header weekend at Silverstone on Saturday.
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