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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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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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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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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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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati at Cadwell Park.

BSB: Irwin fired up for Silverstone triple-header

Glenn Irwin may have missed out on a coveted Showdown spot in this year’s MCE British Superbike Championship, but the Ulster rider’s appetite for success remains undiminished.

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MOTORBIKES: Carrick’s Scott Swann keeps his Grand Prix hopes alive

MOTORBIKES: Carrick’s Scott Swann keeps his Grand Prix hopes alive

From the first time Carrickfergus teenager Scott Swann threw his leg over a motorbike his dream was to be a professional Grand Prix motorcycle racer.

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Sam Geddis, Managing Director of Cornmarket Insurance Services, launches the 2018 Cornmarket Motorbike Awards with Glenn Irwin (left), Andrew Irwin (right) and Graeme Irwin.

Irwin brothers launch 2018 Cornmarket Motorbike Awards

Motorbike-mad racing brothers Glenn, Andrew and Graeme Irwin have launched the 2018 Cornmarket Motorbike awards, which will be held once again at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belfast in January.

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Dean Harrison on the Silicone Kawasaki during Tuesday's Classic TT Superbike race.

Classic TT: Harrison wins Superbike finale

Dean Harrison won the Motorsport Merchandise Classic TT Superbike race for the first time in a record-breaking finale on the Isle of Man.

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Bruce Anstey won the Lightweight race and set a new 120mph lap record on the Padgetts Honda RS250.

Classic TT: Record-breaker Anstey bags 120mph lap in Lightweight romp

Bruce Anstey smashed the lap record at the Classic TT in the Lightweight class with the first ever 120mph lap around the Mountain Course on a 250cc machine.

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Michael Dunlop on the Team Classic Suzuki on Friday evening.

Classic TT: Dunlop goes second fastest with near 125mph lap

Michael Dunlop made up for lost time as he posted the second fastest lap overall during Classic TT practice on the Team Classic Suzuki on Friday evening.

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Lee Johnston and Dean Harrison pictured in the paddock at the Classic TT following their sidecar mishap on Friday.

Classic TT: Johnston ruled out of Superbike race with hand injuries

Northern Ireland’s Lee Johnston has been ruled out of Monday’s Motorsport Merchandise Superbike race at the Classic TT after sustaining hand injuries.
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Ballymoney's Michael Dunlop has yet to complete a lap on the Team Classic Suzuki in practice at the Isle of Man TT.

Classic TT: Reliability issues leave Dunlop on back foot

Michael Dunlop has yet to complete a lap on the Team Classic Suzuki at the Classic TT after retiring for the third night in succession.
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Scott Swann is one of three young Northern Ireland riders selected for the 2018 British Talent Cup.

Ulster trio selected for inaugural British Talent Cup

Three budding young racers from Northern Ireland have been selected for the elite new British Talent Cup series for 2018.

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Bruce Anstey on the Padgetts Honda RS250 during practice at the Classic TT on Wednesday.

Classic TT: Anstey says Padgetts 250 'fastest I've ever been on'

Flying Kiwi Bruce Anstey underpinned his current run of hot form as he topped the times on Wednesday in the Superbike and Lightweight practice sessions at the Classic TT.
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Bruce Anstey at Ballaugh Bridge on the Padgetts Yamaha YZR500.

Classic TT: Anstey tops Tuesday times on YZR500

Bruce Anstey put the Padgetts Yamaha YZR500 on top of the pile during Tuesday’s Classic TT Superbike session as practice got underway again following Monday’s cancellation.

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