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NW200: Cooper and Bridewell set for debuts in 2018

Two former British Superbike race winners are set to make their debuts at next year’s international North West 200 with Richard Cooper and Tommy Bridewell preparing to tackle the Triangle course.

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Michael Laverty on the Tyco BMW in 2016.

Laverty rejoins Tyco BMW for 2018 and confirms Sunflower Trophy return

Michael Laverty will join Christian Iddon in Northern Ireland’s Tyco BMW team for the 2018 MCE British Superbike Championship.
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Keith Farmer celebrates on the podium at Brands Hatch with championship runner-up Andrew Irwin (left) and Ben Currie, who finished third in the standings.

Keith Farmer crowned British champion at Brands Hatch

Keith Farmer finally won the Dickies British Supersport Championship in the last race of the season at Brands Hatch.
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Keith Farmer has won nine times in the British Supersport Championship this year.

Keith Farmer targets BSB return in 2018

Keith Farmer hopes to return to the MCE British Superbike Championship in 2018 and has already attracted interest from some of the biggest teams in the paddock.

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World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been confirmed as the star guest for the Cornmarket Motorbike Awards in January.

Jonathan Rea confirmed for motorcycling’s big awards night in Belfast

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has confirmed his appearance at the Cornmarket Motorcycle Awards in January.

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Charles Stuart sealed the Irish Superbike title with one round remaining.

Champions crowned at St Angelo

Saturday’s penultimate round of the Irish Superbike Championship at St Angelo saw three new champions crowned at the airfield circuit in Co Fermanagh.

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Pictured at the launch of the Sunflower Trophy races yesterday are (from left): Mathew Campbell, Glenn Irwin, Jim Finlay, Alastair Seeley, Sam Laffins and Jason Lynn, with Clerk of the Course Adrian Craig (front).

Sunflower Trophy meeting will mark two milestone anniversaries

The JAS Finlay Sunflower Trophy meeting was launched on Friday as the event prepares to mark two special milestones at Bishopscourt in a fortnight’s time.

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Jason Lynn leads the Irish and Ulster Supersport Championships.

St Angelo hosts penultimate Irish short circuit meeting of 2017

Jason Lynn will be aiming to take another step closer to the Ulster and Irish Supersport Championship titles on Saturday at St Angelo in Enniskillen.

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Pictured following the announcement of plans for a new road race in Co Fermanagh are (from left): Rodney Shaw (Enniskillen & District Club chairperson), Sean Cox, (Cleenish Community Association chairperson), Fiona Ferris (club secretary), Gillian Conlon (club treasurer), Trevor Kennedy (vice chairperson) and Gary McBrien (club member and local resident)

Plans in gear for new road race in Co. Fermanagh next year

Plans are underway to revive the Enniskillen 100 road races next year more than six decades since the last race was held between the hedges in Co Fermanagh in 1952.
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Glenn Irwin leads Christian Iddon and Danny Buchan at the Sunflower Trophy raes in 2016.

Glenn Irwin confirms Sunflower Trophy return

Glenn Irwin will return to Bishopscourt this month to defend the Sunflower trophy on the PBM Be Wiser Ducati.

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Jonathan Rea celebrates victory at Magny-Cours in France at the weekend with runner-up Marco Melandri (left) and Tom Sykes.

New racing circuit in NI would inspire next generation, says Jonathan Rea

World Superbike king Jonathan Rea says a proposed new £30 million motorsport circuit in Northern Ireland would help set the next generation of young riders on the path to their dreams.

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World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea pictured at Belfast City Airport on Sunday evening after flying into Northern Ireland following his latest title success with Kawasaki.

Jonathan Rea has Carl Fogarty’s record in sight

Three-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says emulating racing great Carl Fogarty is his next natural target in 2018.

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WATCH - Jonathan Rea arrives back in Northern Ireland

3 times World Superbike Champion champion Jonathan Rea is greeted by family and fans

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COMMENT: Young boy who idolised Joey is now a sporting icon himself

Ever since he was a wide-eyed schoolboy motocross racer, Jonathan Rea dreamed of one day becoming a world champion.

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Jonathan Rea retired from the second World Superbike race at Magny-Cours in France on Sunday.

WSBK: World champion Rea forced out of second race at Magny-Cours

Triple World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea was ruled out of race two at Magny-Cours in France on Sunday after colliding with Eugene Laverty’s stricken Aprilia.
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Keith Farmer crashed out on the opening lap of the British Supersport Sprint race at Assen.

Farmer's wait for title glory goes on after Assen tumble

Keith Farmer’s title celebrations have been put on ice after the Appleyard Macadam Yamaha rider came off in the Dickies British Supersport Sprint race at Assen on Saturday.
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