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The Road Racers II: A missed opportunity
In 2009, the first new road race to be staged in Northern Ireland for 50 years was held in Armoy as a tribute to the Armoy Armada. David Wallace almost made a film about the event that his original documentary helped to create but in the end it never
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Bollywood Comes To The Island
The Isle of Man is to be the location for a major Bollywood feature film co-produced by and starring actor John Abraham (left). Shooting on the as-yet untitled road racing film is due to begin in July, with Duke Video acting as technical consultants
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Bad Bathurst
Bathurst’s popularity for motorcyclists waned in the mid 1980s after years of riots. In response to big clashes on The Mountain in 1981, NSW police brought in the newly-formed Tactical Response Group the following year. Sadly, the situation didn’t im