Jonathan Rea says he will approach the 2017 season as a "new challenge" as he prepares to defend the World Superbike crown he has won for the last two years.
Michael Dunlop is backing fellow Northern Ireland rider Carl Phillips to succeed on British short circuits after signing up his compatriot under his team's MD Racing banner for the 2017 season.
Michael Dunlop's racing team signs Lisburn rider Carl Phillips to contest the 2017 British Superstock 1000cc Championship.
Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says he was 'humbled' to collect the Cornmarket Enkalon Irish Motorcyclist of the Year for the fourth time in front of a packed crowd of 550 guests at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belfast.
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Ian Hutchinson says he hopes to secure wins in the Superbike class at the international road races in 2017 after re-signing for a second year with the Northern Ireland-based Tyco BMW outfit.