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ULSTER GP: Guy Martin confirmed as non-starter by race chiefs

The organisers of the MCE Ulster Grand Prix have confirmed that Guy Martin will not compete at Dundrod next month.
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Glenn Irwin expects to return from injury at Brands Hatch this weekend.

BSB: Glenn Irwin set for Brands Hatch comeback

Glenn Irwin expects to make his return from injury in this weekend’s MCE British Superbike round at the Brands Hatch Indy circuit in Kent.

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Bruce Anstey on the Padgett's RS250 Honda at the Classic TT in 2016.

ULSTER GP: Anstey in RCV return, confirms 250 debut at Dundrod

Bruce Anstey will return to the MCE Ulster Grand Prix on the Padgett’s Honda RC213V-S MotoGP bike next month, when the Flying Kiwi will also make his Dundrod debut on a 250cc machine.

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Michael Dunlop (Bennett's Suzuki) leads Dan Kneen (DTR BMW) around Ballabeg on his way to victory in the Senior race at the Southern 100

SOUTHERN 100: Michael Dunlop continues to impress at Billown

Michael Dunlop made it two out of two at the Southern 100 by edging out Dan Kneen by 0.12 seconds in Wednesday night’s seven-lap Senior race.

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Michael Dunlop (Bennett's Suzuki) at Joey's Gate, named after the Ballymoney man's late uncle,leads Dan Kneen (DTR BMW) and Dean Harrison (Silicone Kawasaki) on his way to victory in the Corlett's 600-1000cc race at the Southern 100

SOUTHERN 100: Michael Dunlop wins opening race at Billown

Michael Dunlop won the opening 1,000cc race at the Southern 100 for the sixth time in seven years last night.

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Michael Dunlop

SOUTHERN 100: Michael Dunlop’s on the pace in practice

The Opening Practice Session of the 2017 Isle of Man Steam Packet International Southern 100 Road Races saw Michael Dunlop and Dave Molyneux set the pace.

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From left: Road racer Neil Kernohan pictured with Graham Little from NPE Media, Connor Dunlop from Bathshack, Aubrey Irwin (Tourism Ireland), Bill Kennedy MBE, Clerk of the Course, Armoy Road Races and Peter Dunlop (Bathshack).

Channel 4 set to screen Armoy highlights for fourth year

The Roadside KIA Armoy Road Races will once again be broadcast on mainstream television with Channel Four set to air two programmes in August.

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Michael Dunlop made it back-to-back wins in the Classic Superbike race in 2016 on the Team Classic Suzuki XR69, setting a new lap record.

Classic TT: Michael Dunlop and Lee Johnston lead Suzuki charge

Michael Dunlop will again spearhead Team Classic Suzuki’s effort at the Classic TT next month along with fellow Northern Ireland rider Lee Johnston.
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William Dunlop will ride the Temple Golf Club Yamaha at Walderstown.

William Dunlop returns to action at Walderstown

William Dunlop will be in action for the first time since the Post TT Races at Billown last month as he prepares to go up against Derek Sheils at Walderstown this weekend.

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Jonathan Rea at Laguna Seca's legendary 'Corkscrew' in 2016.

WSBK: Rea targets double at Laguna Seca

Jonathan Rea claimed his maiden victory at Laguna Seca in the USA last year and the defending World Superbike champion is now aiming to go one better with a double this weekend..

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Guy Martin on the Honda Racing Fireblade during TT practice.

Guy Martin out of Southern 100

Lincolnshire rider Guy Martin has been confirmed as a non-starter at the Southern 100.

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Michael Dunlop won the Senior TT in June on the Bennetts Suzuki.

Reigning champion Dunlop heads Southern 100 line-up

Michael Dunlop will be gunning for a fourth Southern 100 Solo Championship crown at Billown on the Isle of Man next week.

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Keith Farmer (Appleyard Macadam Yamaha) leads Andrew Irwin (Gearlink Kawasaki) at Snetterton on Sunday.

Farmer and Irwin claim victory apiece as Supersport title battle heats up

Ulster riders Keith Farmer and Andrew Irwin shared the spoils as they celebrated a win apiece in the Dickies British Supersport Championship at Snetterton over the weekend.

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Lee Johnston and Carl Frampton.

ULSTER GP: Frampton and Johnston team up for special charity evening

Boxing star Carl Frampton and top road racer Lee Johnston will take part in a special event at this year’s MCE Ulster Grand Prix to raise funds for the F13K Cancer charity.

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Gary Dunlop led the 125GP/Moto3 race at the Skerries 100 on the first three laps.

First rostrum for Gary Dunlop on 17th anniversary of Joey's death

Ballymoney’s Gary Dunlop claimed his maiden Irish road race rostrum on the weekend of the 17th anniversary of his legendary father Joey’s tragic accident in Estonia in 2000.

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Derek Sheils leads the Grand Final at the Skerries 100 on Saturday.

Sheils powers to Skerries 100 treble on Burrows Suzuki

Derek Sheils underlined his dominance on the Cookstown B.E. Racing Suzuki at the Irish National road races this season with a big bike treble at the Skerries 100 on Saturday.
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Andy Reid on the Tyco BMW at Snetterton.

BSB: Young guns Reid and Elliott lead line for Tyco BMW

Young guns Josh Elliott and Andy Reid lead a new-look line-up for the Tyco BMW team in the MCE British Superbike Championship at Snetterton this weekend.

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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati.

BSB: Injured Irwin remains in upbeat mood

Carrick’s Glenn Irwin is refusing to allow his head to drop after being ruled out of this weekend’s fifth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Snetterton.

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Cullybackey GP2 racer Richard Purdy celebrates his Grand Prix win with his girlfriend Rebecca Kennedy.

Purdy crowned Grand Prix champion

THERE WERE plenty of action at the Ballymena Raceway meeting on Friday evening with competitive racing mixed in with a series of spectacular spills but Richard Purdy’s victory in the Group Two Lighting Rod Grand Prix Series was the highlight of the evening.

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Fermanagh's Josh Elliott on the Tyco BMW.

BSB: Josh Elliott in again for Tyco BMW in Superstock 1000 class

Ballinamallard’s Josh Elliott will again ride for the Tyco BMW team this weekend in the Superstock 1000 class at Snetterton.
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