Johnston talks about aftermath of horrific crash

I’m not as f**ked as I was, so it’s getting better,” is how Fermanagh motorbike racer, Lee Johnston, described his current state, following his crash at the North West 200 in May. The 34-year-old Maguiresbridge racer crashed in the Supersport practice race and was airlifted to the Royal Hospital in Belfast but that was after […]

Lee Johnston airlifted to hospital from NW200

Fermanagh rider Lee Johnston has been airlifted to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, following a crash in the Supersport qualifying session at the North West 200 today (Thursday).  Johnston’s injuries are ‘not critical’ according to Event Director, Mervyn Whyte. “We had an incident at Church Corner where the red flags went out and we stopped […]

North West win sets Johnston up well for the TT

Fermanagh road racer Lee Johnston enjoyed a very successful North West 200, taking one win, two second places and a third place finish last weekend. The Maguiresbridge native clinched his fifth win at the North West 200 when he won the Supersport Race Two race on Saturday. Going into the North West 200, Johnston was […]

The man behind the helmet

  NICKNAMED GENERAL LEE, after his love for the 1969 Dodge Charger driven in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard, left Maguiresbridge when he was 18 years old to follow his passion for racing. The four-time Northwest 200 winner is now based in Huddersfield and when we caught up with him he had just […]

May 2015 Winner – Lee Johnston

Our Sports Person for May is enjoying some rare down time in Maguiresbridge. Lee Johnston has returned from a bit of a jolly in the States, racing at Pikes Peak for Victory, makers of the electric bike he took to a podium finish at the Isle of Man last month. While Johnston’s exploits at the […]

Lee Johnston to raise funds for Marie Curie

Fermanagh’s Lee Johnston is undoubtedly ‘Mr Happy-go-Lucky’ in the International Road Racing paddocks, with his wisecracks and one-liners, but like almost everyone these days, the East Coast Racing pilot has experienced first hand, the turmoil Cancer can bring into a family home.

Lee wins at Classic TT

Fresh from his podium finishes at the Ulster Grand Prix Maguiresbridge rider Lee Johnston was back in action this week in the slightly different form of the Isle of Man Classic TT.