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Adam McLean 'unlikely to race again this year' after death of McAdoo team-mate James Cowton

Young prospect Adam McLean says he plans to take some time out of the sport in the wake of the recent tragedies that have left a dark cloud hanging over road racing.
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Louise Dunlop: My boys have shown me devoted love

Grief-stricken Louise Dunlop says her sons, Michael and Daniel, have been a tower of strength following the tragic death of her eldest boy William at the Skerries 100 road races.

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Ballymoney man William Dunlop, who sadly died following an incident in practice at the Skerries 100 on Saturday.

William Dunlop killed in practice at Skerries 100

Northern Ireland motorcycling star William Dunlop has been tragically killed in practice for the Skerries 100 near Dublin.
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Davey Todd on the Burrows Engineering Racing Honda at Gorse Lea in the second Supersport race at the Isle of Man TT.

Davey Todd set for Southern 100 debut with Burrows Engineering Racing

Up and coming road racing prospect Davey Todd will make his Southern 100 debut in July with Northern Ireland’s Burrows Engineering Racing Team.

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Michael Dunlop will compete in the Superbike class for the Tyco BMW team in 2018.

Dunlop set for Tyco BMW debut

Michael Dunlop is due to make his debut on the Tyco BMW Superbike at the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 this month.

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Peter Hickman at Ballaugh Bridge on the KMR/IEG Kawasaki in the Lightweight race at the Isle of Man TT in 2017.

TT 2018: John McGuinness set for Lightweight debut on Ryan Farquhar’s KMR Kawasaki

Ulster team owner Ryan Farquhar has struck a deal with Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness to ride for his KMR/IEG Kawasaki team in the Bennetts Lightweight TT.

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Derek Sheils is an early entry for the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 on the Cookstown B.E. Racing Suzuki.

Derek Sheils and Davey Todd among early entries for Cookstown 100

The countdown is on to the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 in April with Derek Sheils among the early entries on the Cookstown B.E. Racing Suzuki.

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Jonathan Rea became the first rider ever to win the World Superbike Championship in three successive seasons in 2017.

Jonathan Rea relishing prospect of racing in Northern Ireland World Superbike round

Three-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says he is ‘so excited’ by the news that Northern Ireland will host a round of the series from as early as 2019.

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Three-time champion Jonathan Rea could soon be racing in a World Superbike round on his home patch in Northern Ireland.

Three-year deal signed to bring World Superbikes to Northern Ireland

A three-year deal has been reached between World Superbike Championship organisers Dorna and Manna Developments to host a round of the series at the £30m Lake Torrent Circuit in Coalisland, Co Tyrone.
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Gary McCoy receives the David Wood Scholarship award from Lee Wood.

Newcomer Gary McCoy ‘honoured’ by Davy Wood recognition

Promising young short circuit rider Gary McCoy has won the prestigious Davy Wood Scholarship.

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Jonathan Rea has been named BBC Northern Ireland Sports Personality of the Year after becoming World Superbike champion for the third successive season in 2017.

Jonathan Rea named BBC Northern Ireland Sports Personality of the Year 2017

Three-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been named the 2017 BBC Northern Ireland Sports Personality of the Year.

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The Cookstown 100 will be the first Irish National road race in 2018.

Irish road race dates confirmed for 2018

The Cookstown 100 will kick-start the Irish National road racing season next year following confirmation of the 2018 schedule at the MCUI Inter Centre Conference over the weekend.

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Ian Hutchinson with joint TAS Racing team owner Hector Neill at the Isle of Man TT this year.

Ian Hutchinson edges closer to Honda Racing move

Sixteen-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson is on the verge of a sensational move to Honda Racing.
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