Boothy’s TT Log | Day 1 – Arrivals
It’s finally here. The 2022 Isle of Man TT. But you probably already know that, unless you’ve been living under a log for the last few months. They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and I tell you what, they’re not wrong. It’s been nearly three years since... Read more
Isle of Man TT Rules… For Dummies.
Put your hand up if you’ve been to the Isle of Man TT. Now put it down, you look like a tit. If you’ve been, you’ll probably have a decent idea of what it’s all about and a rough idea of the rules governing the different classes that race... Read more
North West 200 Newcomer | Boothy’s Blog
For the last five years, I’ve been desperate to compete in the International North West 200. Unfortunately, for one reason or another, it’s never happened… until this year, when I finally made it over to ‘The Triangle’.  And I loved every second of it; well nearly every second. The... Read more
Josh Brookes to Replace Dunlop on the PBM Ducati
It’s just been revealed that the two-time BSB champion Josh Brookes will ride the Ducati Panigale, originally earmarked for Michael Dunlop, at the North West 200 in a few weeks’ time. When Michael Dunlop dramatically announced that he wouldn’t be racing the Paul Bird Motorsport Ducati Panigale at the... Read more
MotoGP Portimão 2022 Rider Ratings
After a ton of wet practice and iffy conditions in qualifying, the Portuguese Grand Prix got underway in reasonably good conditions; it wasn’t as sunny as it’s supposed to be in the Algarve, but it was dry. Thanks to Jack Miller wiping Joan Mir out in a over-ambitious out-braking... Read more
Michael Dunlop will NOT be riding the PBM Ducati at the TT
Last night, at the TT launch event in Ramsey on the Isle of Man, 19-time TT winner Michael Dunlop, sensationally revealed that he would not be racing the PMB Ducati at this year’s TT races. During an on-stage interview with Steve Plater, Dunlop who was notably not dressed in... Read more
Wayne Rainey joined by Schwantz, Doohan and Roberts for YZR500 reunion at Goodwood
When we reported the sensational news that Wayne Rainey is heading to the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year (2022), to be reunited with his championship winning Yamaha GP bike 29 years after he last rode it, it would appear that Kevin Schwantz, Mick Doohan and Kenny Roberts all... Read more
Will Hickman have to sit out the NW200 Supersport races?
Peter Hickman is facing a bit of a dilemma when it comes to the NW200 Supersport races, due to be held next month. His ‘Supersport’ machine, Trooper Beer Triumph 765, although eligible in BSB Supersport EVO, and at the Isle of Man TT in the ‘Next Generation’ Supersport class,... Read more
HRC best ever WSBK season opener at Aragon.
Either HRC’s (Honda Racing Corporation) new Fireblade is better than it’s ever been, or they’ve got some really special riders in the shape of Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge. Or both. Because never have Team HRC started a WSBK season so well. And that’s with a pair of riders... Read more
MotoGP COTA 2022 | Rider Ratings
It looked as though it was going to be a Ducati lockout after the Italian manufacturer bagged the top five grid slots in qualifying, and then proceeded to have their riders run away with the race. That was until a couple of pesky Suzuki riders spoiled the party. It... Read more
TT+ is live and you can subscribe for free
It’s been a long time coming, but the Isle of Man TT now has its own channel, where you can watch hours and hours of action from yesteryear, as well as coverage from this years event live, for the first time ever. The new channel, which has been talked... Read more
Who’s going to win WSBK in 2022?
It’s but a few days until the first round of the 2022 World Superbike Championship kicks off at Aragon in Spain (it’s this weekend, 8 – 10 April, in case you didn’t know), and for the first time in longer than any of us can remember (since 2010, actually)... Read more