INSANE Speeds! Michael Dunlop Superbike FASTEST ever TT Lap RECORD!
History was made in the opening race of the 2016 Isle of Man TT races, fuelled by Monster Energy, as Michael Dunlop shattered the lap and race records to record the first ever sub-17 minute lap of the...
The World’s Deadliest Motorcycle Race
The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is one of the longest and deadliest motorcycle road races on Earth. Riders reach speeds north of 180 mph and — due to dips and crests in the road — such velocity is ofte...
Jack Brett
Jack Brett (17 June 1917 – 29 December 1982) was a British Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He competed from 1949 to 1960 in the Grand Prix world championship. He won his only world championship race...
John Hempleman
John Hempleman is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from New Zealand. He had his best season in 1960 when he won the 250 and 500 classes at the East German Grand Prix, a non-championship race,...
Simon Sandys-Winsch
Simon E. Sandys-Winsch (1926 – 18 June 1954, died at the Highlander, Isle of Man) was an English professional motorcycle racer, who became the 48th person to be killed on the Snaefell Mountain Course,...
Ralph Bryans
Ralph Bryans (7 March 1941 – 6 August 2014) was a Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Northern Ireland. In 1965, he won the 50 cc World Championship aboard a factory-sponsored Honda.
Bryans star...
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Luigi Arcangeli
Luigi Arcangeli (1902 - 23 May 1931) was an Italian motorcycle and car racer.
Arcangeli was born at Forlì in 1894.A factory rider for Sarolea, Sunbeam, Bianchi and Moto Guzzi, he turned to four w...
Luigi Arcangeli - Wikipedia
Ted Mellors
Edward Ambrose Mellors (27 March 1907-1946), born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, was an international motorcycle road racer who rode in the Manx Grand Prix in 1927 and the Isle of Man TT from 1...
Renzo Pasolini
Renzo Pasolini (18 July 1938 – 20 May 1973), nicknamed "Paso", was a popular Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer in the 1960s and early 1970's.His unpredictable and unrehearsed racing style made ...
Renzo Pasolini - Wikipedia
Edward Felix Baxter
Edward Felix Baxter VC (18 September 1885 – 18 April 1916) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awa...
Edward Felix Baxter - Wikipedia
Alberto Pagani
Alberto Pagani (born 29 August 1938) was an Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. His best year was in 1972 when he finished second in the 500cc world championship, behind his MV Agusta team-mate,...
Steve Hislop
Robert Steven 'Hizzy' Hislop (11 January 1962 - 30 July 2003) was a Scottish motorcycle racer. Hislop won at the Isle of Man TT eleven times, won the British 250cc Championship (1990) and British Sup...
Steve Hislop - Wikipedia
Dave Hiscock
Dave (David) Hiscock (born 25 May 1953 in Stokes Valley) is a New Zealand motorcycle rider.
Dave and elder brother Neville Hiscock grew up in Stokes Valley, a suburb of Lower Hutt in Greater Welli...
Derek Minter
Derek Minter (27 April 1932 – 2 January 2015) was a British former Grand Prix motorcycle and short-circuit road racer. A versatile rider, he rode a variety of machinery between 1955 and 1967 at increa...
Derek Minter - Wikipedia
Cyril Pullin
Cyril Pullin was a British inventor, engineer and motorcycle race driver. His inventions contributed to the rotary engine and the helicopter. His son was the pilot for the first successful British he...
Cyril Pullin - Wikipedia
Graham Walker (motorcycle racer)
Graham William Walker (1896 – 7 September 1962) was an English motorcycle racer, broadcaster and journalist. He also contributed greatly to the motorcycle section of the National Motor Museum.Gr...
John McGuinness (motorcycle racer)
John McGuinness (born 16 April 1972 in Morecambe) is an English professional motorcycle racer. McGuinness races for the Honda Europe factory racing team in road races like the Isle of Man TT and the N...
John McGuinness (motorcycle racer) - Wikipedia
Börje Jansson
Börje Jansson (born November 10, 1942) was a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Sweden. His best years were in 1971 and 1972, when he finished third in the 125cc world championship riding fo...
Börje Jansson - Wikipedia
Joey Dunlop
William Joseph Dunlop, OBE (25 February 1952 – 2 July 2000), was a world champion motorcyclist from Ballymoney in Northern Ireland. In 2005 he was voted the fifth greatest motorcycling icon ever by ...
Joey Dunlop - Wikipedia
Rolf Biland
Rolf Biland (born 1 April 1951) is a Swiss former sidecar racer. He is known not only for his seven FIM Sidecar World Championships and 80 Grand Prix wins, but for his experimentation and innovation w...
Hudson Kennaugh
Hudson Kennaugh (born 12 January 1981) is a South African motorcycle racer. He currently competes in the British National Superstock 1000 Championship aboard a BMW S1000RR. He is a former South Africa...
Tom Herron
Tom Herron (14 December 1948 – 26 May 1979) was a Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Lisburn, County Antrim in Northern Ireland. He specialised in road circuits such as the Isle of Man TT and the N...
Kenzo Tada
Kenzo Tada (February 17, 1889 – after 1930) was a dirt track motorcycle racer who was born in Japan and became the first Asian to compete in the Isle of Man TT. He started his career in 1907 as a bicy...
Ken Mudford
Ken Mudford (17 April 1923 – 17 May 2004) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from New Zealand. He competed in Grand Prix competitions from 1951 to 1953. He won the 350 class at the 1953 Ulst...
Chas Mortimer
Charles 'Chas' Mortimer (born 14 April 1949 in Shere, Surrey, UK) is an English former motorcycle short-circuit road racer and race-school instructor who also entered Grands Prix. He remains the only ...