Dunlop Disqualified from SuperSport Race

SuperSport

Michael Dunlop has been dramatically excluded from today’s Supersport race result after a technical infringement was identified in post-race examination. A statement released by ACU Events Ltd announced Dunlop’s exclusion just minutes after the conclusion of the RL 360 Superstock race, from which Dunlop retired with a gear lever issue. Dunlop had finished second in the race, some 15 seconds behind winner Ian Hutchinson. Dean Harrison will now be awarded…

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Paul Shoesmith Killed at Isle of Man

Motorcycle History Report

British motorcyclist killed at the Isle of Man TT race chillingly posted about dying at the event just a year before. Father-of-four Paul Shoesmith was killed during solo practice on the Sulby Straight of the island’s world famous course on Saturday night. In June 2015 Mr Shoesmith, 50, paid his own tribute to Franck Petricola, a rider and friend who died at the same event and expressed doubts about continuing.…

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Dwight Beare Dies at Isle of Man TT

Beare

Organizers of the Isle of Man TT races say an Australian rider has died following a crash in a sidecar race. ACU Events Ltd. announced Dwight Beare’s death on Saturday in a statement on the official website of the Isle of Man TT race. The 27-year-old Beare was originally from Melbourne in Australia before becoming a resident of Onchan in the Isle of Man. He made his debut in the…

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Hutchinson hits 196mph at Isle of Man TT

Wheelie

With glorious conditions once more all across the island, qualifying on Tuesday evening for the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, went ahead promptly at 6.20pm and Ian Hutchinson recorded the first 130mph lap of the week with his fourth lap of the night stopping the clocks at 130.63mph. Unlike the previous evening, the session was split into two with the Superbikes, Superstocks and Supersports away…

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