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
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
2022 Ulster GP Cancelled… Again
It’s another sad day for road racing, as we learn that the International Ulster GP has been cancelled. No, it’s nothing to do with the pandemic, it’s all about cash. Again. The Revival Racing Club (the team trying to revive the Ulster GP after it was cancelled and halted... Read more
Sportsbikes | A victim of their own success.
I was out for a ride on the ZX-10R yesterday and I found myself doing some contemplating. As I was riding along at a maximum of 60mph I was thinking about all the other bikes that I could be riding, that’d be capable of the same; and I came... Read more
Oliver’s Mount Spring Cup Cancelled
The organisers of the Oliver’s Mount road races have just made the announcement that the Spring Cup will not go ahead in 2022. And in a rare twist, for these times, it’s not down to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. No, rather than the cancelation having anything ‘public health’ related,... Read more
North West 200 dates officially announced
We’ve just had conformation that the North West 200 Road Races will take place this year (2022) on the 8th-14th May. The news comes after two years of the event being cancelled thanks to the dreaded C word. I’m talking about the Covid, not that four-letter one that you... Read more
Ulster GP | Back in Business, possibly
It was announced over the weekend that the Ulster GP, which hasn’t happened since 2019, might have been given a new lease of life. The event was knocked on the head after a few years of bad weather, low revenue and spiralling debts. But there’s a new team in... Read more
Why I Started Road Racing
After a long an arduous career trying to be the next big thing in the motorcycle road racing scene, going from one BSB round to the next, with one team after the next, on one bike after the next, I finally realised I probably didn’t have what it takes... Read more