Isle of Man Tt

Hong Kong rider Cheung Wai-on laps up Isle of Man TT experience

Cheung Wai-on.

Hong Kong's Cheung Wai-on ended his fairy-tale adventure at the Isle of Man TT over the weekend, amazed at the speed of his rivals and how tough it is compared with the Macau Grand Prix.

Tuesday, 11 June, 2013, 4:43am

Cheung Wai-on to take part in Isle of Man TT races

Cheung Wai-on has competed only sporadically over the past eight years while struggling to find financial backing. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Hong Kong's Cheung Wai-on has been handed a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to race at the Isle of Man TT meet at the end of the month, becoming the first Chinese racer at the world's most famous motorcycle race.

15 May 2013 - 5:22am

Bring back Trimby next year, demand bikers

All the hanging around, waiting for the weather to clear and the action to begin must have given the riders in the Motorcycle Grand Prix time to reflect on what course of action to take regarding the last farewell of Mike Trimby.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

On the Rails

The comeback of the Triple Trio investments seemed to hit a hurdle on the weekend, with the HK$5 million jackpot only generating a final dividend pool for the winning combination, which was more than $1 million short of the club's own assessment.

10 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Easton win heralds a hot new generation of bikers

Marriage and fatherhood have not slowed down Stuart Easton one bit. Twelve months after winning his first Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix, Easton made it two, as he held off Conor Cummins to win the 43rd edition in style yesterday.

22 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

The Blade has record in sights after putting rivals to the sword

It's a good thing Michael 'The Blade' Rutter is not prone to superstition and writings on the wall. Otherwise the hot favourite to win today's Motorcycle Grand Prix would be crossing his fingers, and toes too, as he makes his 13th appearance on the Guia circuit.

17 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

'On Jai' no match for big boys, but top HK rider vows to do better next year

Hong Kong rider Cheung Wai-on finished fourth in his class in the 38th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix in his first foray with the 'big boys' - not bad for a rider who doesn't even have his own team.

21 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Rutter aims for hat-trick to end Ducati's drought

Englishman Mike Rutter will be gunning for a hat-trick of titles in today's Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix as he attempts to secure the Ducati factory's first win in the 36-year history of the race on the twisting 3.8-mile Guia circuit.

16 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

JEFFERIES REVS UP FOR MOTORCYCLE GP AFTER A RED-HOT SEASON IN BRITAIN

Yorkshireman David Jefferies will compete in this weekend's Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix riding on the back of a brilliant season less than a year after changing teams. Determined to regain the Macau title he won in 1999, the 30-year-old multiple Isle of Man TT winner will compete for TAS Suzuki GB - 11 months after severing ties with the highly successful V&M Yamaha team.

14 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Dominating McGuinness burns rivals in start-to-finish triumph

Englishman John McGuinness had no idea how his brand new Honda would perform when he took it out on the 3.8-mile Guia circuit last week. But by the end of 15 laps yesterday, he knew just how good it was when he won the 35th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix under a blazing sun.

18 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

SPORTS WATCH

48th Macau Grand Prix (live)

Jade, 9.30am

17 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

McGuinness appears fit to break duck

Fit-again John McGuinness will be gunning for glory in today's 35th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix, hoping for his first victory on his fourth attempt. And the omens look good for the 29-year-old Lancashire rider who feels he has his best chance of snatching the season-ending race.

17 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Global Runner given TT nod

Global Runner appears to have improved enough to overcome barrier 14 and justify banker status in the second leg of tomorrow night's Sha Tin Triple Trio.

It is again a case of watch your bets, as in order to maximise television coverage, the first race starts at 6.30pm and the Jockey Club has programmed the first TT race for 8.05pm and that is the fourth event.

16 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Title spills into fortunate Jefferies' lap

ENGLISHMAN David Jefferies made his second trip to Macau a memorable one when he won the 33rd Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix yesterday - but it was Swiss veteran Andreas Hofmann who almost stole the show.

21 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Courage Star key to unlocking TT riches

The final meeting of the season could hardly have been scripted better with the betting gods smiling on the Triple Trio and a fabulous $30.4 million jackpot carried forward to Sunday's Sha Tin bumper fixture.

Due to the simulcast of Oriental Express and Holy Grail's attempt on Japan's prestigious Yasuda Kinen, the TT races have been changed.

11 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

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