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Irish Minibike Championship

by / Sunday, 18 March 2018 / Published in Minibikes

The inaugural Irish Minibike Championship swings into action this forthcoming Saturday (24th March 2018) at the hugely popular Bishopscourt Racing Circuit, located just outside Downpatrick Co. Down, BT30 7SY.


Classes are as follows:


Irish Minibike Championship – Mini-Moto Rookies

Temple Tree Services – Mini-Moto Junior Pro

BMW Autoparts Toomebridge – Junior Gearbox

FB Motors – Senior Stock Pitbike

K2 Scaffolding – Vets Stock Pitbike

House of Elliott Flowers – Senior MiniGP/Moto4

AJM Car Sales – Senior Open


The format for Saturday’s Event will be as follows:



7:00                  Gate Opens       

7:30 – 8:45        Registration and Safety Inspection

8:45 – 9:15        Junior Competitor Track Walk

9:15 – 9:25        Rider’s Briefing

10:05 – 11:15     Untimed Practice

11:15 – 12:15     Qualifying

12:15 – 12:40     Break

12:40 – 14:10     Race Block 1

14:10 – 15:35     Race Block 2

15:35 – 17:10     Race Block 3

17:20                Presentation


Please note that times are for guidance only.


Championship Standings for each event will be based on the results over the 3 Races.


Awards, Junior Competitor Trophies and Senior Prize-Money will be presented on the day.


TAG HEUER Timing System

Race Programme

Live Streaming

Catering Services Available On-Site

£5 Gate Charge – Under 16’s Free


Round 1will see Former Irish Road Racing Champion Darren Burns, the very versatile Nigel Robinson and returning Pitbike Champion Jordan Brown in action. Also joining us on track will be a few of our female Members – Nancy Armstrong and Diane Hillis – both contenders in their own right.

An added bonus on the day, will be a “Star of the Day” Award, which will be awarded to the rider giving the most effort, or most outstanding performance of the day.


Irish Minibike Championship are fortunate to have our Youth Ambassador, British Talent Cup Contender Jonny Campbell, available to provide advice and encouragement to all their Youth Competitors’ during the scheduled track walk and throughout the day and are very much looking forward to watching their development under his guidance.


There is still time to ENTER  –  ENTER ONLINE HERE:


Come and join us – and bring your Friends – This is a new beginning for Irish Mini Bikes!


 Photo attached;Nigel Robinson, Short Circuit Star of the 90s, is amongst this saturdays entries for Round 1 Of the Irish Minibike Championships at Bishopscourt

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