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Tandragee 100: Prayers as Italian rider Dario Cecconi fights for his life in hospital

The road racing community is praying for the recovery of popular Italian rider Dario Cecconi, who sustained serious injuries following a crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

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The start of the Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

Tandragee 100: Saturday’s results round-up

All the results from Saturday’s 57th Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100.

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Italian rider Dario Cecconi.

Tandragee 100: Critical crash rider named as Italian Dario Cecconi

The rider involved in a serious crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday has been named as Italian competitor Dario Cecconi.
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Derek Sheils leads Derek McGee and William Dunlop in the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

Tandragee 100: Derek Sheils off to winning start on John Burrows' Suzuki

Dublin rider Derek Sheils made a winning start to the new 2017 Irish road racing season with a victory in the first Superbike race at the Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100 on Saturday.
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Honda Racing's Guy Martin crashed out of the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 after tangling with Paul Jordan at Marlacoo corner.

Tandragee 100: Guy Martin crashes unhurt on Honda race debut

Guy Martin’s race debut for the Honda Racing team ended abruptly with a crash on the opening lap of the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

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William Dunlop with the Mar-Train Yamaha Superstock machine at the Tandragee 100 on Friday.

EXCLUSIVE: William Dunlop to ride Mar-Train Yamaha R1 at Tandragee 100

William Dunlop is set to ride a Yamaha R1 in the Mar-Train colours this weekend at the Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100.
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Guy Martin on his new Honda Racing Fireblade SP2 at Castle Combe in Wiltshire.

Guy Martin winding up wick on new Honda Superbike

New Honda Racing signing Guy Martin has been busy bringing himself back up to speed as he builds towards his eagerly anticipated comeback at the Isle of Man TT this year.

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Jonathan Rea on his Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR at Portimao in Portugal.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea gears up for Assen with two-day test

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has completed a productive two-day test at Portimao in Portugal ahead of the fourth round of the championship later this month at Assen.

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Dan Kneen tested his DTR BMW Superstock machine at Bishopscourt during the week. Picture: Ryan Fegan.

Dan Kneen eyes up Easter bonus at Kirkistown

Manxman Dan Kneen will feel he has an excellent opportunity to emerge victorious in the traditional Easter Monday Irish short circuit showpiece at Kirkistown this year.

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Sam Dunlop and his father Jim.

New road racing documentary explores beating heart of the sport

A fascinating new three-part documentary from the makers of ROAD goes behind the scenes of Irish road racing and illuminates the characters that make the sport so unique.
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Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) leads Chaz Davies (Ducati) at Aragon in Spain.

WSBK: Rea’s winning streak halted by Davies at Aragon

Jonathan Rea’s sensational unbeaten run in this year’s World Superbike Championship was ended in race two by Ducati’s Chaz Davies at Aragon.

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Jonathan Rea has won the first five races of the 2017 World Superbike Championship.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea makes it five wins from five in dramatic opener at Aragon

Jonathan Rea powered to his fifth consecutive victory of the 2017 World Superbike Championship in a dramatic opening race at Aragon in Spain.
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Jonathan Rea on the Kawasaki during practice for the third round of the World Superbike Championship at Aragon in Spain.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea sweeps board on day one at Aragon

Jonathan Rea will be gunning for a World Superbike high-five at Aragon in Spain on Saturday after topping both free practice sessions today.

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The Road Racing People exhibition is set to tour Northern Ireland in April.

Captivating exhibition bares soul of Irish road racing

A stunning photographic exhibition by internationally renowned photographer Stephen Davison has laid bare the soul of Irish road racing.
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Jonathan Rea on the Kawasaki ZX-10RR.

WSBK: Title pacesetter Rea ready to Motor at Aragon

Jonathan Rea is aiming to maintain his stunning unbeaten start to the 2017 World Superbike Championship this weekend at Motorland Aragon in Spain.

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The future of Irish road racing is in the spotlight once again due to insurance costs.

Exclusive: Road racing admission fees achievable, but may not be sport’s saviour

The introduction of admission charges at Irish National road races is an achievable proposition if the will exists to ‘take the bull by the horns’, it has been claimed.

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Jonathan Rea celebrates his World Superbike double in Thailand.

WSBK: Dominant Jonathan Rea salutes ‘best ever’ start to season

Jonathan Rea was in a league of his own as the Kawasaki World Superbike rider completed an imperious double in Thailand to seize control of the championship on Sunday.

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Jonathan Rea powers towards the finishing line in race one in Thailand on Saturday.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea dominates race one in Thailand

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has opened a gap of 15 points at the top of the championship after storming to his third win in three races this season in Thailand.

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Jonathan Rea on the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR during free practice in Thailand on Friday.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea fastest on day one in Thailand

Jonathan Rea headed a Kawasaki one-two as the reigning World Superbike champion topped the times on day one at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand on Friday.
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Jonathan Rea celebrates with fans at Phillip Island in Australia.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea targets more glory in Thailand

Jonathan Rea is feeling relaxed and refreshed following a family holiday as the World Superbike champion prepares for the second round of the championship this weekend in Thailand.

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