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WSBK: Jonathan Rea vows to 'work even harder' after signing new two-year Kawasaki deal

Jonathan Rea has ended speculation over his future after penning a new two-year deal to stay in World Superbikes with the Kawasaki Racing Team.
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World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea crashes out in Brno after clash with team-mate Tom Sykes

Jonathan Rea crashed out of Sunday’s second World Superbike race at Brno in the Czech Republic after contact with team-mate Tom Sykes.
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Jonathan Rea has now won more World Superbike races than any other rider in the history of the championship.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea overtakes Carl Fogarty's record with 60th win at Brno

Jonathan Rea claimed his 60th World Superbike victory at Brno in the Czech Republic on Saturday to overtake Carl Fogarty’s record of all-time wins.

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Michael Dunlop on the Paton in the Lightweight TT.

TT 2018: Michael Dunlop claims 18th win in Lightweight race for terrific treble

Michael Dunlop hammered the Lightweight lap record as he secured his 18th Isle of Man TT win on Wednesday, completing a terrific treble.
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Richard Bird leads MX1 Championship  heading to Claudy this weekend.

MOTOCROSS: Riders are raring to go IN Claudy!

It’s all to play for as the The 2018 Nutt Travel MRA Ulster Motocross Championships reaches the halfway stage of the season.

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Michael Dunlop celebrates his Superbike TT victory on Saturday with the Tyco BMW team.

TT 2018: Superbike winner Michael Dunlop says 'I won that race for Dan'

Michael Dunlop said he was spurred on to win Saturday’s RST Superbike race as a tribute to his Tyco BMW team-mate Dan Kneen.

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TT 2018: William Dunlop withdraws due to personal reasons

William Dunlop has withdrawn from this year’s Isle of Man TT races due to personal reasons.

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Milwaukee Aprilia rider Eugene Laverty.

WSBK: Eugene Laverty forced out of race two at Donington after sticking throttle fright

Eugene Laverty was left frustrated by a throttle issue in race two on Sunday at Donington Park, which forced him to retire.

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Jonathan Rea finished third in Sunday's second World Superbike race at Donington Park. The Kawasaki rider claimed the runner-up spot in Saturday's opening race.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea strengthens title grip at Donington Park

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea was unable to clinch a coveted victory at his home round of the championship, but the Kawasaki rider has opened a commanding lead in the title race.
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Michael Dunlop was second fastest in the first Supersport practice session on his MD Racing Honda. Dunlop also unofficially broke the lap record as he topped the times in the Lightweight class on the Italian Paton machine.

TT 2018: Michael Dunlop starts with a flourish in opening practice

Michael Dunlop was immediately on the pace as practice for the 2018 Isle of Man TT roared into life on Saturday evening.
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William Dunlop on the Temple Golf Club Yamaha at the North West 200.

TT 2018: William Dunlop eager to make amends after NW200 crash

William Dunlop did not get the chance to race at the North West 200 last Saturday but the Ballymoney man was happy with his display in practice on the Temple Golf Club Yamaha R1.

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Jonathan Rea equalled Carl Fogarty's record of 59 World Superbike victories with a double at Imola in Italy.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea on cusp of setting new win record at Donington Park

Jonathan Rea will surpass Carl Fogarty’s record of 59 World Superbike victories with another win this weekend at his home round of the championship at Donington Park.
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IN PICTURES: From super Seeley to imperious Irwin - relive the North West 200

The sun shone on the North West 200 as wins for local riders Glenn Irwin and Alastair Seeley hit the headlines in an action-packed week on the north coast.

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William Dunlop: I can’t believe it’s 10 years since the day my dad died

William Dunlop can scarcely believe a decade has passed since that fateful day on Thursday, May 15, 2008, when his legendary father Robert lost his life in a crash at the North West 200.

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Robert Dunlop won 15 races at the North West 200.

NW200: Family of Robert Dunlop organise tribute lap to mark 10th anniversary of his death

The family of Robert Dunlop have organised a commemorative lap around the North West 200 course, which will take place on Wednesday evening.
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Jonathan Rea made it 59 career World Superbike wins at Imola in Italy on Sunday.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea hails victory at Imola after equalling Carl Fogarty's win record

Jonathan Rea hailed his Sunday performance as the ‘best of the season’ as the Kawasaki rider completed a double at Imola in Italy to equal Carl Fogarty’s record of 59 World Superbike victories.
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Jonathan Rea is only two wins short of Carl Fogarty's record of 59 World Superbike victories.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea has first attempt at equalling Fogarty's win record at Imola

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea will have his first chance of equalling Carl Fogarty’s record of 59 career wins this weekend at Imola in Italy.

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Having some fun in Antrim Castle Gardens are rally drivers, John and Jonny Mulholland with Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Paul Hamill. The father and son pair are competing against each other in the rally which will start and finish in Antrim Castle Gardens on 17 & 18 August.

MOTORSPORT: Council announces sponsorship of John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council have announced their sponsorship for the 2018 John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally.

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Martin Barr has moved into fifth place in the British MX2 Championship.

MOTOCROSS: Martin Barr up to fifth in British MX2 Championship

Martin Barr climbed to fifth in the Maxxis British MX2 Championship after round two of the series at the spectacular Canada Heights track in Kent, where he rode the REVO Husqvarna to second overall.

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Michael Dunlop has tested the Tyco BMW at Kirkistown in Co Down. Pictures: Jimmy Graham.

PICTURES: Michael Dunlop tests Tyco BMW at Kirkistown

Michael Dunlop has tested the Tyco BMW at Kirkistown in Co Down as the 15-time Isle of Man TT winner warms up for the opening road race of 2018 at the Cookstown 100 this weekend.

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