Letter: Cancelling Isle of Wight Road Races 2021 is not down to ‘Corruption’ – Read the detail

Middle Road by Tapnell Farm

Thomas lays out in detail the process for a Closed Roads race and why he says the cancelling of the Isle of Wight Road Races 2021 is not down to ‘corruption’, as some on Social Media have claimed.

Monday, 19th April, 2021 12:42pm

By Thomas Cowley

Letter: Isle of Wight Road Races will adversely affect residents and visitors

No written in white paint on road

This reader lists their reasons why they believe the Isle of Wight Road Races should not be given permission to go ahead

Friday, 9th April, 2021 6:36am

By Donella East with 21 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Road Races has ‘in principle’ support from Isle of Wight council

IW Road Races logo

Here's the latest news on the Isle of Wight Road Races, planned for October half-term in West Wight

Thursday, 8th April, 2021 3:47pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

West Wight councillors and residents share concerns over Isle of Wight Road Races

Freshwater road to Compton

Some Freshwater councillors say there has been a lack of transparency with the proposed Isle of Wight Road Races

Wednesday, 7th April, 2021 9:11am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Road Races 2021: A new motorcycle race in the West: Here’s the detail we’ve found out

Motorcyclist racing

There’s talk of a new motorcycle race in the West of Wight - Not Diamond Races. News OnTheWight’s got details from a briefing document (shared with us on the QT) and have been doing some digging. Here’s what we’ve found

Tuesday, 6th April, 2021 6:51pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Isle of Wight ‘the dream location’ says professional mountain biker, Tom Isted

tom isted and sam hodgson

The 'Island of Dreams' is how professional mountain biker Tom Isted described the Isle of Wight, after his weekend of extreme sports here. Watch the video within

Wednesday, 28th October, 2020 1:17pm

By Sally Perry

Diamond Races issue Residents’ Information Booklet for homes closest to circuit

Steve Plater and James Hillier riding the Diamond Races circuit

"An exceptional event" hoping to attract 40,000 visitors, organisers of the Diamond Races release a Residents' Information Booklet for properties closest to the planned circuit

Monday, 12th October, 2020 7:45am

By Victoria Low with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club kicked starts second half of Club’s 2020 Winter Series Trial Championships

George Gosden by Viki Taylor

Wayne shared the latest report from Isle of Wight Motorcycle Club

Monday, 28th September, 2020 8:00am

By Wayne Brodie

Watch ‘simulated’ high speed ride around Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races circuit

rider on TT diamond races circuit

Diamond Races: Want to get an idea of what it’s like to zoom around the Isle of Wight TT course? Here's a video that simulates it

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 8:28pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council say they DIDN’T ask Diamond Races to postpone meeting due to ‘recent spike in Covid-19 cases’ (Update)

Two motorcyclists riding along Military Road

Although the meeting was due to held out in the open air, organisers say the Isle of Wight council have asked them to postpone it for a couple of weeks

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 3:46pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races backed by business leaders says Chamber CEO

Steve Plater and James Hillier riding the Diamond Races circuit

The CEO of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce says business leaders are backing the Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races and explains why

Friday, 28th August, 2020 4:25pm

By Joseph Keele-Toms with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight motocross to appeal ‘permanent stop notice’

young motoxiow rider

MotoxIOW says it has been operating under permitted development orders but the council has just ‘clamped down’, ‘leaving no room for discussion’

Friday, 28th August, 2020 1:16pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments