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Freedom of Borough honour for NW200 supremo Whyte

The Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has voted to award the Freedom of the Borough to North West 200 Event Director Mervyn Whyte.
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Christian Iddon on the Tyco BMW in the British Superbike Championship.

ULSTER GP: Christian Iddon eager to make Dundrod debut

British Superbike contender Christian Iddon isn’t ruling out a sensational road racing debut at the MCE Ulster Grand Prix in August.
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Adam McLean on the MSS Kawasaki at Union Mills during the Isle of Man TT.

Top TT newcomer Adam McLean 'achieved personal objectives'

Tobermore’s Adam McLean certainly made his mark as a newcomer at the Isle of Man TT as he became the fifth fastest ever debutant to lap the Mountain Course on a Supersport machine.

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Pictured at the Armoy launch are (from left) William Dunlop, Gary Dunlop, David Wallace and Paul Robinson.

Armoy Armada memories evoked at 'Race of Legends' launch

The official launch of the 2017 Roadside Kia Armoy Road Races had a nostalgic feel as the man behind the legendary 1977 motorcycling documentary, Road Racers, attended as a special guest.

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World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Jonathan Rea: It's nice to achieve an MBE like Joey

Jonathan Rea says he is honoured to join fellow motorcycle greats including Joey Dunlop and Carl Fogarty as a recipient of the MBE.

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Keith Farmer squeezed past fellow Northern Ireland rider Andrew Irwin on a thrilling final lap of the Supersport Feature race at Knockhill.

BSB: Farmer chalks up maiden Supersport double at Knockhill

Keith Farmer wrapped up his maiden double in the Dickies British Supersport Championship at Knockhill in Scotland.

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Mervyn Whyte has been involved with the NW200 since 1973

Freedom of borough plan for NW200 chief Mervyn Whyte

The Causeway Coast and Glens Council is to consider awarding the ‘freedom of the borough’ to North West 200 race director Mervyn Whyte later this week.

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Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) leads Marco Melandri (Aruba Ducati) in race two on Sunday at Misano.

WSBK: Podium brace for title favourite Rea at Misano

Jonathan Rea’s brace of rostrum finishes at Misano in Italy has given the defending World Superbike champion a cushion of 50 points over his Kawasaki team-mate Tom Sykes.
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WORLD SUPERBIKES: Jonathan Rea remounts after crash to take third place at Misano

WORLD SUPERBIKES: Jonathan Rea remounts after crash to take third place at Misano

Jonathan Rea remounted to finish third after he and Chaz Davies crashed on the final lap of the first World Superbike race at Misano while vying for victory.

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Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been awarded an MBE for services to motorcycling.

Rea, Best and Davis recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea, Ireland rugby captain Rory Best and Northern Ireland skipper Steve Davis have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Glenn Irwin on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati at Knockhill on Friday.

BSB: Glenn Irwin sustains 'suspected dislocated shoulder and elbow' in crash

Glenn Irwin is set to miss this weekend’s fourth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Knockhill in Scotland after crashing during the first free practice session on Friday.
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Alan Bonner from Stamullen in Co Meath.

TT 2017: Alan Bonner died due to head and chest injuries, inquest hears

Co Meath’s Alan Bonner died as a result of head and chest injuries following a crash during a qualifying lap for the Senior race at the Isle of Man TT, an inquest has heard.

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Davide Giugliano on the Tyco BMW.

BSB: Davide Giugliano and Tyco BMW part company

Davide Giugliano has parted company from Northern Ireland’s TAS Racing team in an ‘amicable’ split.
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Josh Elliott rode for the Tyco BMW team in the Superstock 1000 Championship in 2016 after clinching the title the previous season.

Josh Elliott refusing to give up on BSB dream

Ballinamallard Bullet Josh Elliott remains hopeful of fulfilling his ambition of landing a coveted ride in the MCE British Superbike Championship this season.

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Kris Meeke. Pic courtesy of World.

MOTORSPORT: Meeke to miss Poland rally as Citroen drop driver from round

Kris Meeke’s season to forget has suffered another setback with confirmation that Citroen officials plan to drop the driver from the next World Rally Championship round.

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Guy Martin on the Honda Racing Fireblade during Isle of Man TT practice.

TT 2017: Guy Martin scathing over island comeback with Honda Racing

Guy Martin delivered a scathing assessment of his disastrous Isle of Man TT comeback with Honda Racing in the post-TT Zero press conference.
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Ian Hutchinson at Union Mills on the Tyco BMW shortly before his crash in the Senior TT.

TT 2017: 'Gutted' Hutchinson says 'I didn't stand a chance'

Ian Hutchinson says a punctured front tyre was the cause of his crash in the Senior TT.

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Ian Hutchinson claimed TAS Racing's maiden win in the Superbike class at the TT since 2008.

TT 2017: Hutchinson 'will recover from his injuries' says team boss Neill

Northern Ireland’s Tyco BMW team says Ian Hutchinson will make a full recovery from his injuries following his crash in Friday’s Senior TT.

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Michael Dunlop raises the Senior TT trophy on the rostrum with runner-up Peter Hickman (left) and Dean Harrison.

TT 2017: Dunlop: We made the impossible possible

Michael Dunlop clinched Senior TT glory with a powerhouse performance on the Bennetts Suzuki for his 15th Mountain Course success on Friday.

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Michael Dunlop won the PokerStars Senior TT on the Bennetts Suzuki on Friday.

TT 2017: Dunlop seals Senior glory for Suzuki

Michael Dunlop clinched Senior TT glory with a virtuoso performance on the Bennetts Suzuki for his 15th island success on Friday.

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