MOTORSPORT: 2013 North West 200 – Live on BBC Northern Ireland

May 12, 2013

BBC Sport NI will provide extensive coverage of the 2013 Vauxhall International North West 200 road races on TV, radio and online, plus high-definition coverage of the event for the first time.

Now in its 84th year, the North West 200 of 2013 looks set to be one of the most closely contested for many years with the organisers securing a top quality international line-up, featuring several stars from both road and circuit racing.

Live online coverage via the BBC Sport NI website will begin with the first practice session on Tuesday, May 14, followed by practice and evening races on Thursday, May 16, then the concluding races on Saturday, May 18, with two seperate highlights shows on BBC One NI following.

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MOTORSPORT: BBC Sport NI to cover 2013 North West 200 in HD

February 26, 2013

BBC Northern Ireland’s coverage of the North West 200 will be enhanced by the announcement that the event will be televised in high-definition for the first time in 2013.

The famous motorcycling event is in its 84th year and attracts bikers and fans of road racing from all corners of the world. The 2013 event takes place over the weekend of May 15-18.

Coverage of the 2013 North West 200 will be shown on BBC One NI as well as BBC One NI HD, and includes an extended Friday night preview programme, plus two one-hour highlights programmes, all presented by Stephen Watson and Phillip McCallen.

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