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Bets Are On As Isle of Man Gaming Giant GVC Does Deal With American Group

Ladbrokes owner GVC Holdings, based in the Isle of Man, has today confirmed plans for a joint venture with MGM Resorts that will help the FTSE 100 gaming group take advantage of a burgeoning sports betting market in the US. GVC, registered in Athol street, Douglas, and New York-listed MGM have agreed to initially pump … Read More →

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NSC Pools To Close Next Month For £4.2M Refurbishment

A £4.2m scheme to refurbish the swimming facilities at the National Sports Centre will get underway next month. The competition and leisure pools will close from August 4th for nine months, reopening in time for TT next year. The project will involve replacing the movable floor in the competition pool and the two flume rides, … Read More →

Straightliners Jurby Drag Racing

Enjoy a great family day out at Straightliners Jurby Drag Racing. Watch cars, bikes and some unusual machines battle it out and tear up the drag strip. If you’re a real petrol head you’ll love this event.        

Ramsey Sprint – Hosted By Straightliners Celebrating their 40th Anniversary

An epic TT event not to be missed celebrating their 40th year! The Straightliners Ramsey Sprint 2018 is coming up fast, are you brave enough to take part? How fast can you ride along Ramsey Promenade just next to the scenic Mooragh Park. You can enter on the day, just bring your driving licence and … Read More →

The Straightliners Ramsey Sprint

An epic TT event not to be missed celebrating their 40th year! The Straightliners Ramsey Sprint 2018 is coming up fast, are you brave enough to take part? How fast can you ride along Ramsey Promenade just next to the scenic Mooragh Park. You can enter on the day, just bring your driving licence and … Read More →

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Ramsey Sprint A TT Event Not To Be Missed!

An epic TT event not to be missed celebrating their 40th year anniversary! The Straightliners Ramsey Sprint 2018 is coming up fast, are you brave enough to take part? How fast can you ride along Ramsey Promenade just next to the scenic Mooragh Park. You can enter on the day, just bring your driving licence … Read More →

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Blue Plaque To Remember Murray Lambden, A Stalwart Of The Parish Walk

A blue plaque in memory of the celebrated race walker Murray Lambden, who died in April 2017, is to be unveiled by the Mayor of Douglas Jonathan Joughin and Mr Lambden’s widow, Marie Lambden. The unveiling will will take place at 6pm on Friday, June 22, the day before the 2018 Parish Walk, an event … Read More →

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Trevor Hemmings Horse Vicente Pulled Out Of Grand National

Vicente, owned by Isle of Man businessman Trevor Hemmings, has been pulled out of the Grand National because of 5mm of rain falling at Aintree by lunchtime. It has turned the ground on the Grand National course to heavy, soft in places. Second reserve Delusionofgrandeur, trained by Sue Smith, takes his place. Paul Nicholls, trainer … Read More →

Race The Rock – Straightliners Drag Race Event At Jurby

Fancy a blast on the drag strip this weekend at Jurby. All vehicles welcome on the 1/4 mile. Admission is £5 per person plus kids go free To participate on the drag strip you need a full driving licence and crash helmet. Drag strip one day unlimited runs £45 also includes free entry to the … Read More →

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Are You Ready To “Race The Rock”?

Race The Rock is a thrilling Drag Race event hosted by Straightliners and sponsored by Energy FM & Octopus Media Isle of Man. The drag strip is calling you to Jurby Airfield Racetrack on the 7th & 8th April. “Run what you bring” for all vehicles. Dragstrip and Top Speed for cars and bikes, Track … Read More →