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 …

Lee Looking For More Wins At The 2018 North West 200

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Lee Johnston celebrates victory in the second NW200 Superstock in 2015.
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Three times Vauxhall International North West 200 race winner, Lee Johnston won’t be happy with anything less than more victories to add to his NW200 resume from this year’s races. “I want to win races.” the Yorkshire based Fermanagh man declared ahead of this year’s May 13-19 meeting. Johnston has swapped machinery to the Honda Racing team from the East …

BBC Sport build-up to the North West 200

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BBC Sport Northern Ireland will begin eight days of bikes action across all platforms on Monday, 14 May in the build-up to the North West 200. The BBC Sport NI coverage will provide bikes fans with comprehensive coverage across TV, radio and online. This includes three TV highlights shows on BBC One Northern Ireland presented by Stephen Watson on Friday …

Lee Johnston positive after debut test with Honda Racing

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The 2018 campaign started in earnest this week for the Honda Racing roads team as they embarked on their first pre-season test at Monteblanco in Spain, with its new rider line-up of Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston. Although not riding at the test, as he still continues his recovery, ‘Hutchy’ was present for all three days and worked with the …