Steve Mercer

  • BBC NEWS: TT organisers refuse to reveal contents of serious crash investigation

    BBC NEWS: TT organisers refuse to reveal contents of serious crash investigation

    Posted

    by

    The BBC has reported that Isle of Man TT organisers have refused to release a report into how a competitor was hit head-on in a high-speed crash with an official car at this year’s event. The news gathering side of the organisation explained how the Auto Cycle Union (ACU) commissioned a former UK Motor Sport…

  • IOM TT 2018: Steve Mercer condition update

    IOM TT 2018: Steve Mercer condition update

    Posted

    by

    Following on from Wednesday evening’s horrific crash that claimed Dan Kneen’s life and the subsequent collision between Honda man Steve Marcer and a course car that was en route to attend to the incident with Kneen, there’s been an update on Steve’s condition. Mercer was airlifted to Nobles Hospital on the Island immediately after the…

  • IOM TT 2018: Steve Mercer has had surgery after Wednesday’s course car collision

    IOM TT 2018: Steve Mercer has had surgery after Wednesday’s course car collision

    Posted

    by

    Steve Mercer has undergone surgery for pelvic and leg injuries following a collision with an official course vehicle at the Isle of Man TT on Wednesday evening. The accident happened in the aftermath of the incident which claimed Dan Kneen’s life in the same session. Mercer’s wife Caroline provided an update on social media this…

  • IOM TT 2018: ACU announces change to red flag procedure

    IOM TT 2018: ACU announces change to red flag procedure

    Posted

    by

    In light of an incident involving Steve Mercer and a course car on the Mountain Course yesterday evening (Wednesday) which has left Mercer in a critical condition, the ACU – racing’s governing body – has issued the following statement in relation to all racing now on the Isle of Man: “Gary Thompson, MBE, Clerk of…

  • IOM TT 2018: Steve Mercer confirmed as second rider who fell last night

    IOM TT 2018: Steve Mercer confirmed as second rider who fell last night

    Posted

    by

    A statement from the ACU has just confirmed that the second rider to fall last night during Superbike qualifying is Steve Mercer. Mercer, 36, was riding for Jackson Racing having been recently fine-tuning the factory Fireblade as a possible replacement for Honda man Ian Hutchinson if injuries prevented Hutchy from taking part in the TT…

  • Isle of Man TT: Hutchinson and Dunlop going head-to-head in the Supersport Races 2018

    Isle of Man TT: Hutchinson and Dunlop going head-to-head in the Supersport Races 2018

    Posted

    by

    Ian Hutchinson has been confirmed fit to race in this year’s Supersport TT races and the Lightweight TT outing where he’ll be contesting a KMR Kawasaki sponsored by RST. Hutchy and Michael Dunlop have dominated the two Monster Energy Supersport 600cc races with the former taking all four races in 2015 and 2016 and the…

  • TT: John McGuinness OUT of TT 2018. Confirmed.

    TT: John McGuinness OUT of TT 2018. Confirmed.

    Posted

    by

      It’s sad news to have to report so close to this year’s TT, but John McGuinness is now confirmed as not racing at this year’s Isle of Man event. The 23-time TT winner was facing a massive battle to be fit in time to take on the Mountain Course after the leg he shattered…

  • TT: Hutchinson makes his comeback! Smashed-up superbike star wins in first race on Honda TT bike

    TT: Hutchinson makes his comeback! Smashed-up superbike star wins in first race on Honda TT bike

    Posted

    by

    Ian Hutchinson has been given a start number for this year’s Isle of Man TT races – and the smashed-up superstar proved that the decision to let hims race by TT bosses was the right one by romping to a fantastic win at Mallory Park at the weekend, bagging two wins at Mallory Park. The…

  • TT 2017: Hutchy bags a (nearly) 129mph lap – Dunlop gets a 127mph in weather hit session

    TT 2017: Hutchy bags a (nearly) 129mph lap – Dunlop gets a 127mph in weather hit session

    Posted

    by

    The second qualifying session for the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races took place on Wednesday evening although weather conditions meant it was a truncated session with riders completing just one full lap. The original intention by Clerk of the Course Gary Thompson, anticipating the deteriorating conditions, was to run additional laps at full speed…

  • TT 2017: Dunlop and Hutchinson kick things off with 125mph+ laps

    TT 2017: Dunlop and Hutchinson kick things off with 125mph+ laps

    Posted

    by

      After a frustrating start to the week for the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races fueled by Monster Energy, qualifying finally got underway on Tuesday evening and last year’s headline makers – Ian Hutchinson and Michael Dunlop – immediately took up where they left off last year,  setting the pace with 125mph+ laps. Intermittent…

Newsletter Signup

Enter your e-mail address below and you will receive biking news straight into your inbox…


You can unsubscribe at any time.