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Tandragee 100: Critical crash rider named as Italian Dario Cecconi

The rider involved in a serious crash at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday has been named as Italian competitor Dario Cecconi.
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Derek Sheils leads Derek McGee and William Dunlop in the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

Tandragee 100: Derek Sheils off to winning start on John Burrows' Suzuki

Dublin rider Derek Sheils made a winning start to the new 2017 Irish road racing season with a victory in the first Superbike race at the Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100 on Saturday.
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Honda Racing's Guy Martin crashed out of the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 after tangling with Paul Jordan at Marlacoo corner.

Tandragee 100: Guy Martin crashes unhurt on Honda race debut

Guy Martin’s race debut for the Honda Racing team ended abruptly with a crash on the opening lap of the first Superbike race at the Tandragee 100 on Saturday.

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William Dunlop with the Mar-Train Yamaha Superstock machine at the Tandragee 100 on Friday.

EXCLUSIVE: William Dunlop to ride Mar-Train Yamaha R1 at Tandragee 100

William Dunlop is set to ride a Yamaha R1 in the Mar-Train colours this weekend at the Around-A-Pound Tandragee 100.
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Jonathan Rea on his Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR at Portimao in Portugal.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea gears up for Assen with two-day test

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has completed a productive two-day test at Portimao in Portugal ahead of the fourth round of the championship later this month at Assen.

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Sam Dunlop and his father Jim.

New road racing documentary explores beating heart of the sport

A fascinating new three-part documentary from the makers of ROAD goes behind the scenes of Irish road racing and illuminates the characters that make the sport so unique.
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Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) leads Chaz Davies (Ducati) at Aragon in Spain.

WSBK: Rea’s winning streak halted by Davies at Aragon

Jonathan Rea’s sensational unbeaten run in this year’s World Superbike Championship was ended in race two by Ducati’s Chaz Davies at Aragon.

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Jonathan Rea has won the first five races of the 2017 World Superbike Championship.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea makes it five wins from five in dramatic opener at Aragon

Jonathan Rea powered to his fifth consecutive victory of the 2017 World Superbike Championship in a dramatic opening race at Aragon in Spain.
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Jonathan Rea on the Kawasaki during practice for the third round of the World Superbike Championship at Aragon in Spain.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea sweeps board on day one at Aragon

Jonathan Rea will be gunning for a World Superbike high-five at Aragon in Spain on Saturday after topping both free practice sessions today.

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Jonathan Rea on the Kawasaki ZX-10RR.

WSBK: Title pacesetter Rea ready to Motor at Aragon

Jonathan Rea is aiming to maintain his stunning unbeaten start to the 2017 World Superbike Championship this weekend at Motorland Aragon in Spain.

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Hillsborough’s Harper back with Douglas Motorsport

Teenage motorsport star Daniel Harper will return to the Ginetta Junior Championship this season, with an outright title challenge his number one objective as he continues his successful partnership with Douglas Motorsport.

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The future of Irish road racing is in the spotlight once again due to insurance costs.

Exclusive: Road racing admission fees achievable, but may not be sport’s saviour

The introduction of admission charges at Irish National road races is an achievable proposition if the will exists to ‘take the bull by the horns’, it has been claimed.

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Jonathan Rea celebrates his World Superbike double in Thailand.

WSBK: Dominant Jonathan Rea salutes ‘best ever’ start to season

Jonathan Rea was in a league of his own as the Kawasaki World Superbike rider completed an imperious double in Thailand to seize control of the championship on Sunday.

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Jonathan Rea powers towards the finishing line in race one in Thailand on Saturday.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea dominates race one in Thailand

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has opened a gap of 15 points at the top of the championship after storming to his third win in three races this season in Thailand.

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Jonathan Rea on the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR during free practice in Thailand on Friday.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea fastest on day one in Thailand

Jonathan Rea headed a Kawasaki one-two as the reigning World Superbike champion topped the times on day one at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand on Friday.
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Jonathan Rea celebrates with fans at Phillip Island in Australia.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea targets more glory in Thailand

Jonathan Rea is feeling relaxed and refreshed following a family holiday as the World Superbike champion prepares for the second round of the championship this weekend in Thailand.

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Martin Barr has final shakedown on  new 450 Buildbase Honda at Magilligan.

Barr relishing new challenges

Martin Barr, the reigning MX2 National champion will switch classes in this year’s championship to MX1 riding the all new 450 Buildbase Honda.

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Jonathan Rea beat Chaz Davies in  both races in Australia.

Dream start for champion in Australia

Ballyclare’s Jonathan Rea made the perfect start to his defence of his world superbike title winning both races at the opening round of the 2017 championship at Phillip Island.

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Jonathan Rea celebrates his 40th World Superbike victory at Phillip Island.

WSBK: Fantastic 40 for Jonathan Rea in Australia

Jonathan Rea marked another incredible milestone as the World Superbike champion chalked up his 40th career victory in the series by completing a majestic double at Phillip Island in Australia.

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Jonathan Rea celebrates victory in race one at Phillip Island in Australia.

WSBK: Jonathan Rea opens title defence in winning style at Phillip Island

Northern Ireland’s Jonathan Rea made the perfect start to the defence of his World Superbike title after claiming a hard-earned victory in race one at Phillip Island in Australia.
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