TT 2017

  • It’s nearly time for the 2017 Classic TT

    It’s nearly time for the 2017 Classic TT

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    The Classic TT kicks off on the Isle of Man from 19 August to 1 September – offering fans and enthusiasts chance to experience the sights and sounds of the TT throughout the ages. Roll back the years to the golden age of motorcycling at the Classic TT. What’s the Classic TT? The Classic TT…

  • TT 2017: Video of Ian Hutchinson’s crash during Senior TT

    TT 2017: Video of Ian Hutchinson’s crash during Senior TT

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    During last week’s Senior TT, Ian Hutchinson suffered a broken femur, after crashing out at the 27th Milestone – causing a full course red flag.   The footage doesn’t give a huge amount away, but highlights Hutchy’s use of his (hand operated) back brake – while a post on social media, appears to suggest that…

  • TT 2017: Dunlop storms Senior TT (as Hickman takes Championship)

    TT 2017: Dunlop storms Senior TT (as Hickman takes Championship)

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    Michael Dunlop put in an incredible four laps around the Mountain course today, to win the 2017 Senior TT – as Peter Hickman finishes second, taking his fifth podium of the week, meaning he’s the winner of the Joey Dunlop Championship trophy. Dean Harrison came in third. Following Ian Hutchinson’s accident at the 37th mile of the…

  • TT 2017: Birchall Brothers win second Sidecar TT to take the Championship

    TT 2017: Birchall Brothers win second Sidecar TT to take the Championship

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    Ben and Tom Birchall have continued their domination of the Sidecar TT – winning their second Sidecar TT race of the week, and taking the Championship in the process. Throughout the first lap of the race, it remained tight at the top, with John Holden and Lee Cain taking an initial lead, ahead of Ben…

  • TT 2017: Bruce Anstey blasts to Zero TT win

    TT 2017: Bruce Anstey blasts to Zero TT win

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    Bruce Anstey has stormed the Isle of Man Zero TT race, finishing 41 seconds faster than his Mugen teammate Guy Martin – while Daley Mathison finished in third. Bruce Anstey set off quickly, and by Glen Helen had put 10.7 seconds between himself and his second place teammate, Guy Martin – and by Bungalow, Anstey…

  • TT 2017: Championship still up for grabs on final day of racing

    TT 2017: Championship still up for grabs on final day of racing

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    With the Sidecar, Privateer and overall Joey Dunlop Championships coming to conclusion with today’s races, there is still all to play for at this year’s Isle of Man TT. Kicking off today’s TT race schedule is the TT Zero Race, followed by second Sidecar TT Race, with the Senior TT finishing the day’s action –…

  • TT 2017: Guy Martin will not race today’s Senior TT

    TT 2017: Guy Martin will not race today’s Senior TT

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    Guy Martin and Honda Racing will not participate in today’s six-lap Senior TT, after a tumultuous forthnight on the Isle of Man, in which poor weather has limited on-track action. In a statement released by Honda Racing, Guy Martin said: ‘I came back to the TT this year to race and try to win with…

  • John McGuinness’s 2013 Superstock TT HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR for sale

    John McGuinness’s 2013 Superstock TT HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR for sale

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    Four years ago, John McGuinness came in third in the Superstock TT race aboard his Padgett’s HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR, at an average speed of 126.7mph. And you could get your hands on your own piece of TT history, as McGuinness’s race bike is up for sale. McGuinness, who has sadly had to sit out…

  • TT 2017: On board BMW HP4 with Peter Hickman

    TT 2017: On board BMW HP4 with Peter Hickman

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    Peter Hickman has had a brilliant week on the island, making it onto the podium a total of four times. He’s looked strong on the mountain course, and seems to be getting more confident with each ride. Here’s a bit of footage from BMW, showing the Louth-based rider flying through Sulby. https://www.facebook.com/BMW.Motorrad.UK/videos/1347771038670485/ With a camera…

  • TT 2017: Updated schedule announced for TT 2017 Championship Day

    TT 2017: Updated schedule announced for TT 2017 Championship Day

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    Following yesterday’s race and qualifying cancellations due to bad weather, TT organisers are looking to take advantage of today’s positive forecast – scheduling back-to-back races to decide the Championship. Bad weather has plagued this year’s Isle of Man TT, causing numerous headaches for the organisers over the last few days. And with time running out…

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