Former British Motocross Champion Graeme Irwin is poised for a dramatic switch to the BSB Championship. The Carrickfergus rider announced his retirement from motocross this week because of wrist injury.
Last year's fastest newcomer at the North West 200 is returning to this year's event aiming to make an impression at the Triangle circuit. Yorkshire's Davey Todd, 23, will lead the German Penz13.com team
Northern Ireland rider Andy Reid has rejoined the Tyco BMW team and will compete in the British Superstock 1000cc series this season. The Jordanstown rider last rode for the team in 2017 when he briefly