Pre season shakedown test Blyton Park

Lee Johnston will have an all-new look for the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy, with the Ulsterman riding under the Ashcourt Racing banner. The three-time TT podium finisher will campaign a BMW S1000RR in the RST Superbike, RL360 Superstock and PokerStars Senior Races and, for the first time on the Mountain Course, will ride a …

RST Superbike Race Report – IOMTT


Lee Johnston secured a solid sixth place finish in today’s opening RST Superbike race at the Isle of Man TT, aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. With the Superbike race getting underway at a slightly later time than planned, due to fog and mist across the Mountain, the Honda duo set off at 1pm local time, with Hutchy fourth and …

A new perspective


Northern Ireland motorcycle racer Lee Johnston says becoming a father has helped him relax away from racing and given him a new perspective on life. Isle of Man TT rider Johnston’s partner Christie recently gave birth to Jesse. “Having a baby son has helped me to mentally relax and realise that while I’m still hungry to ride a motorbike, racing …

The TT Story Part 1 -RST

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During the winter RST went behind the scenes with Lee Johnston and the factory Honda team as they prepare for this seasons Isle Of Man TT.  

TT 2018: Practice & Race Schedule


Practice Week Saturday 26th May 18:20 – 18:45: Solo Newcomers speed controlled lap 18:35 – 19:00: Sidecar Newcomers speed controlled lap 18:45 – 20:50: Lightweight TT/Supersport/Newcomers (all solo classes) Monday 28th May 18:20 – 19:50: Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Newcomers (except Lightweight) 19:55 – 20:50: Sidecars Tuesday 29th May 18:20 – 19:25: Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Newcomers 19:25 – 19:55: Supersport/Lightweight/Newcomers 20:00 – 20:50: Sidecars Wednesday 30th May 18:20 …

MCN, Johnston takes Honda to podium return


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


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


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 — HondaRacingCBR (@HondaRacingCBR) May 19, 2018

Solid start for Honda Racing at the North West 200


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. …