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respect in racing doesn't come high enough than this

I watched the story of a family who have a passion and a talent for going very fast on a motorbike road racing. It started with two brothers who achieved amazing feats muscling a bike round country roads at death defying speeds. 153 more words

Top 5 British race tracks.

I won’t be mentioning Cheltenham or Epsom Downs or Haydock in this as I am purely on about race tracks where Motorsport is held, so if you have come here to read about Red Rum or Shergar I’m sorry they won’t get a mention further on. 1,796 more words


Review: Road (Or, Easy, Rider)

This review was originally published at The Thin Air.

For those of us only superficially aware of the annual TT road racing season, an internationally respected series of two-wheel races which run in Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man over the spring and summer months, Richard de Aragues’ 2011 film  833 more words


That Near-Death Thing

Phil: I don’t do sports. Growing up being the last one picked for every sport at school put me off taking part in them for life. 1,019 more words


Three Decades of Progress in Three Minutes

Here’s a fascinating clip via the TT organisers’ Facebook page, featuring three on-board runs at the same section of the course from the perspective of Joey Dunlop in 1983, Steve Hislop in 1991 and John McGuinness in 2012. 136 more words


Ulster Grand Prix

The Ulster Grand Prix is a motorcycle road race that takes place on the Dundrod Circuit near Belfast, Northern Ireland.  The first races took place in 1922 and in 1935 and 1948 the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme gave it the title Grand Prix d’Europe.   451 more words


Post Office & Joey Dunlop Foundation join forces at the Isle of Man TT Grandstand

The Joey Dunlop Foundation, an Isle of Man Registered charity, has joined forces with the Isle of Man Post Office for the Isle of Man TT Festival… 334 more words