Tag: Manx Grand Prix

Manxman Dan Kneen aims for first podium at 2013 Isle of Man TT Races

Manxman Dan Kneen aims for first podium at 2013 Isle of Man TT Races

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Leading Isle of Man TT rider Dan Kneen is aiming for his first TT Races podium in 2013 as he again lines up with the Marks Bloom Racing team for the Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. Since becoming the first rider ever to win a hat-trick at the Manx Grand Prix, […]

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Steam Packet Passengers generous donations for MGP Helicopter Fund Collection

Steam Packet Passengers generous donations for MGP Helicopter Fund Collection

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Steam Packet Company passengers have raised a fantastic £5,472.13 for the Manx Grand Prix Helicopter Fund. The annual collection is carried out by crew members from the Ben-my-Chree and the Manannan during the Manx Grand Prix period, and the team is keen to express their thanks to passengers for their donations towards the 2012 collection. […]

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Manx Motor Cycle Club launches new brand identity as part of Manx Grand Prix re-launch.

Manx Motor Cycle Club launches new brand identity as part of Manx Grand Prix re-launch.

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Manx Motor Cycle Club, organisers of the annual Manx Grand Prix on the Isle of Man, has launched a new brand identity for the event as part of the relaunch of the 90-year-old event. The identity, which was created by Isle of Man based design company ‘Range Left, Jagged Right’, includes a new logo, […]

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Grand Prix racer documentary gets its world premiere on the Isle of Man

Grand Prix racer documentary gets its world premiere on the Isle of Man

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new documentary on the Manx Grand Prix is to get its world premiere on the Isle of Man on Monday 4th February. The film, called ‘Grand Prix Racer’, has been produced by Isle of Man-based Greenlight TV and was shot before and during the 2012 Manx Grand Prix on the Isle of Man. The […]

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MANX GRAND PRIX GETS FIM INTERNATIONAL MEETING STATUS

MANX GRAND PRIX GETS FIM INTERNATIONAL MEETING STATUS

| November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Manx Grand Prix, the Mountain Course race run in August on the Isle of Man, has this year received ‘FIM International’ status in its 90th year, replacing the event’s previous ‘European Open’ status. The new status means that competitors from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and the USA can now compete on their […]

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MANX MOTOR CYCLE CLUB ANNOUNCES PAST WINNERS PARADE AS PART OF 90TH MANX GRAND PRIX ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

MANX MOTOR CYCLE CLUB ANNOUNCES PAST WINNERS PARADE AS PART OF 90TH MANX GRAND PRIX ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

| November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Manx Motor Cycle Club has announced a former winners parade as part of the Club’s celebrations for the event’s 90th year. The parade will take place around the Mountain Course on Wednesday 28th August and is part of the newly created Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling which runs from 17th August to 1st […]

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NUMBER OF VISITING MGP BIKES RISES AGAIN

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

This year’s Manx Grand Prix saw another rise in the number of visiting bikes, up 9.4% on the 2011 festival, which in turn rose by 12% on the preceding year. A total of 2,890 motorcycles travelled to the Island during this year’s festival, up from 2,641. While overall passenger figures (27,264) and those for cars/vans […]

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NIGEL MOORE TAKES HIS FIRST VICTORY IN THE SUPERTWIN RACE AT THE MANX GRAND PRIX WHILE JOHNSON WINS A THRILLING LIGHTWEIGHT RACE

NIGEL MOORE TAKES HIS FIRST VICTORY IN THE SUPERTWIN RACE AT THE MANX GRAND PRIX WHILE JOHNSON WINS A THRILLING LIGHTWEIGHT RACE

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nigel Moore won his first race at the Manx Grand Prix, taking the honours in today’s SuperTwin Race while Ross Johnson held of a late challenge from Tim Sayers to take the Lightweight title. There was drama at the start of the SuperTwin race when one of the pre-race favourites Phil McGurk, who was due […]

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FARQUHAR PUTS DISAPPOINTMENT OF 350CC CLASSIC RACE BEHIND HIM TO TAKE WIN IN 500CC CLASSIC RACE AT MANX GRAND PRIX

FARQUHAR PUTS DISAPPOINTMENT OF 350CC CLASSIC RACE BEHIND HIM TO TAKE WIN IN 500CC CLASSIC RACE AT MANX GRAND PRIX

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ryan Farquhar added to his nine MGP titles with a win in the opening race of today’s Manx Grand Prix, the 500cc Classic Grand Prix, when he powered his Paton to first place. Riders were advised of the threat of isolated showers throughout the day and to look out for damp patches around the course […]

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THRILLING JUNIOR MANX GRAND PRIX SEES WAYNE KIRWAN SECURING NOTABLE WIN

THRILLING JUNIOR MANX GRAND PRIX SEES WAYNE KIRWAN SECURING NOTABLE WIN

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Republic of Ireland racer Wayne Kirwan took a thrilling manngo.im Junior Manx Grand Prix win, his first victory on the Isle of Man ahead of Durham rider Mike Minns. The pair couldn’t be separated after the first two laps but the refuelling pit stop proved decisive as Kirwan established a seventeen second lead by the […]

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