MCN, Johnston takes Honda to podium return

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By Oli Rushby, MCN Lee Johnston took Honda Racing to their first international roads podium with the new Fireblade CBR1000RR SP2 at the North West 200 with an impressive third place in the feature Superbike race. The diminutive Ulsterman narrowly missed out on podium glory in the opening Superbike race after a race long battle with Michael Rutter and Dean …

Lee puts Honda Racing back on the North West 200 podium

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Honda Racing returned to the International North West 200 podium today as Lee Johnston finished the final Superbike race of the day in third place aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. In the opening Superbike race of the day Johnston narrowly missed out on the podium after crossing the line in fourth place. In a thrilling race at the 8.9-mile …

NW200 Race Day Recap

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Catching up with Lee after his 2018 North West 200. Next stop the Isle of Man TT. 🎥 Catching up with @Lee_johnston13 after his @northwest200 Superbike podium #Honda #CBR1000RR #Fireblade #SP2 #NW200 pic.twitter.com/ubO6V8ZajQ — HondaRacingCBR (@HondaRacingCBR) May 19, 2018

Solid start for Honda Racing at the North West 200

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The Honda Racing team has got its 2018 road racing campaign off to a solid start as the International North West 200 roared into life this week. The final Superbike session took place this afternoon with Honda’s duo Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston qualifying tenth and 13th aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2, ahead of Saturday’s opening seven-lap Superbike race. …

Johnston fastest in opening Vauxhall International North West 200 Superbike Qualifying

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Lee Johnston set the fastest superbike lap time on the Honda Racing Fireblade during the opening day of practice at the 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200. The diminutive Fermanagh racer was almost 2.7 seconds faster than the rest of the field. “Everything felt good with the bike and so do I.” the 29 year old smiled after his first …

Lee tops Tuesday Practice #NW200

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Photo credit: @garyjonesphotos Lee Johnston led a shortened Superbike practice qualifying session on the opening day of action at the North West 200 in Northern Ireland. Before the session was halted, Johnston lapped at 116.701mph on the Fireblade SP2 as he set the quickest speed of the day ahead of Tyco BMW’s Michael Dunlop, who clocked a lap at 115.577mph. …

And the winner is………

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Watch the video below to see if you’re the winner of the RST Knee Sliders. The winner of the @f13kcancer @rst_motodirect knee sliders has been picked thanks for all the support, check 🎥👇🏼 pic.twitter.com/r7Uf8xhw63 — Lee Johnston (@Lee_johnston13) May 11, 2018 Woosh. I’m super pleased. Thank you lots. — Louise (@LK868) May 11, 2018

Honda Racing ready to get roads campaign underway at the North West 200

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Honda Racing, along with riders Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston, are getting ready to head to The International North West 200 next week (15-19 May), as they kick off their road racing campaign aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. Lee has enjoyed an extensive testing programme with the team and the CBR ahead of his racing debut with the squad. …

Lee discusses why #DunlopTyres are his #RidersChoice

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“It gives you a feeling of reassurance that you’re on one of the best tyre brands in the world for @iom_tt” @Lee_johnston13 discusses why #DunlopTyres are his #RidersChoice for this year’s #IOMTT 🎥 “It gives you a feeling of reassurance that you’re on one of the best tyre brands in the world for @iom_tt“@Lee_johnston13 discusses why #DunlopTyres are his #RidersChoice for …