The first two races of the 2012 Isle of Man were held on Saturday, June 2nd and, as always with the Man TT, they were a treat. The first bunch to hit the roads of the Isle were the superbikes of the Dainese Superbike TT. Right of the start, John McGuinness led the way with Cameron Donald and Guy Martin following closely behind. Donald managed to snatch the lead for a brief moment at the end of the first lap, but, as McGuinness will later admit, only because McGuinness took it a bit cautiously during the first lap. The read more
The up-and-coming road racing superstar, Guy Martin, has signed to stay with the TAS Suzuki team of Northern Ireland for the following 2012 road racing season. The go is obvious: conquering the Masada of road racing, the Isle of Man TT. Being the only road race of the three major races he couldn’t manage to win, the North West 200 and the Ulster GP trophies are already resting on his trophy shelves, Guy hopes to put things right this year. In spite of his thirteen podium finishes during his TT career, four of which he read more
Isle of Man TT, a famous road racing event held on a small island near Britain’s mainland has been featured in many films so far, but never in a way Richard De Aragues, the director of the film, is going to depict it. This whole new production is named TT3D: Closer to the Edge, and it will be released, first in cinemas in Britain, early this spring, as a perfect prelude to the 2011 TT races. This documentary is unlike any other before it because of the usage of 3D technique, but also many othe innovative filming methods.
The film read more
The story of one of the motorcycling world’s greatest heroes, New Zealander John Britten, is being released once again; this time completely remastered and with some mouthwatering specials such as onboard track footage of Isle of Man and Ruapuna races. The new edition of One Man’s Dream DVD also includes a photo slideshow and an interview with the filmmakers.
This video document depicting life of an ingenious engineer, tragically deceased John Britten, is a must-have for any motorcycling enthusiast. It read more
Rizla Suzuki, Loris Capirossi and Cameron Donald helped bring the 2010 Isle of Man TT races to a memorable finish this year as the Rizla Suzuki MotoGP team came to town to celebrate Suzuki’s 50th anniversary of International racing.
Capirossi and the Suzuki GSV-R800 were both making their maiden visits to the Island and Capirossi arrived on Wednesday to experience the amazing Isle of Man atmosphere before riding the 37.73 mile (60.72km) course on Friday morning.
Capirossi led away the Suzuki read more