Records were smashed during the 2018 Isle of Man TT, including a 135+ lap record set by BMW's Peter Hickman. Sadly, two riders died during the '18 IOM TT.
During the 2018 Isle of Man TT Senior TT, Tyco BMW S 1000 RR pilot Peter Hickman claimed victory while setting a new outright lap record of 135.452mph.
Piloting the team Mugen electric motorcycle, Michael Rutter claimed his sixth TT victory after a record-breaking one-lap SES TT Zero race.
The latest record of the 2018 Isle of an TT arrived Wednesday when Michael Dunlop claimed the 2018 Lightweight TT win aboard the Paton S1-R.
Kawasaki's Dean Harrison dominated the 2018 Monster Energy Supersport TT, claiming the win in record-breaking fashion aboard his ZX-6R.
Ahead of the 2018 Isle of Man TT, Peter Hickman competed at three other TT events. ]\Throughout those years he achieved four podiums, but zero wins. This changed when the 31-year-old English rider was able to oust 17-time TT winner Michael Dunlop in the RL360 Superstock TT.
The second death of the 2018 Isle of Man TT occurred Monday when newcomer Adam Lyon died due to injures sustained in Monster Energy Supersport Race 1 crash, ACU Events LTD has confirmed.
Michael Dunlop has topped the time sheets once again at the 2018 Isle of Man TT. Following a dominating RST Superbike TT win Saturday, the Irishman claimed the first Monster Energy Supersport Monday aboard his MD Racing Honda CBR600RR.
During the Wednesday's Superbike qualifying session for the 2018 Isle of Man TT, Dan Keen died due to injuries sustained in a high-speed crash at Churchtown, a part of the 37.73-mile Mountain Course that leads to Ramsey, ACU Events Ltd reports.
Dean Harrison, a one-time TT winner, wasted zero time during Monday qualifying; the Silicone Engineering Kawasaki ZX-10R pilot posted a lap of 131.376 mph - the fastest lap ever recorded at the IOM TT. Not far behind was BMW's Michael Dunlop.
The 2018 Isle of Man TT officially got underway Saturday with the first qualifying sessions in the Lightweight, Supersport and Sidecar classes. Topping the time sheet in the Supersport class was Dean Harrison (Kawasaki ZX-6RR), and Honda's Michael Dunlop (Paton) in the Lightweight TT class.
With the withdrawal of John McGuiness on the SG7 Norton, and Bruce Anstey on the Padgett Racing Honda, Michael Dunlop will lead the Isle of Man TT superbike grids as the favorite. This year Dunlop will compete aboard BMW S 1000 RR machinery.
New Zealand's Bruce Anstey is no stranger to cancer. The 48-year-old beat testicular cancer in the late 1990s, and continued competing in international road racing. The 13-time Isle of Man TT winner is once again dealing with cancer issues, this time to his lungs, says his partner Anny Ramsey.
Fifteen-time Isle of Man TT winner has topped the headlines for the past few weeks, and more news arrived Tuesday. Dunlop has signed with the Factory Paton SC-Project Reparto Corse team, and will field an S1-R Paton alongside Stefano Bonetti during the 2018 Isle of Man Lightweight TT.
he Isle of Man TT organizers are on a mission to name the greatest Isle of Man TT rider ever. Their strategy is simple - ask the public to vote. Over 1,400 TT fans have cast their vote at iomtt.com/vote. Now it's your turn.