Newcomer to Sunflower is Darren Cooper, better known for his prowess on the roads, Cooper was a short circuit rider for many years before retiring to concentrate on his business, Here Darren takes up the story; “ I began racing back in 2000,continued until 2005, my first race was at Aintree on a steel framed
Whilst all the attention may be focused around the visiting riders and the Sunflower Trophy Race, there is still plenty of action to be had from amongst our local lads, who are aiming to wrap up their 2018 campaign on a high . In the inaurgrural USBK Superbike championship, the battle for third place has
One of the rising stars in this years USBK Superbike championship, is 33 year old Kilkeel bricklayer, Barry Graham. The former moto crosser had his first ride on a superbike exactly a year ago at the Sunflower Trophy event! In a rather strange array of events, it was through his friend, and now
Sleet and snow didn’t put off a very determined Warrenpoint schoolboy, when he competed in his first race at a bitterly cold day at Nutts Corner in 2013. For Connall Courtney, this was a baptism of fire, but it didn’t put him off, and in 2015, , took 9 wins and won the Irish and
The 41st Sunflower Trophy Race meeting takes place this Friday and Saturday. With continued sponsorship from Jim Finlay, this unique end of season short circuit has yet again attracted a top class entry. Timed Practice will start on Friday morning at 9.15 am Race Timetable – Friday 1.
Laverty aiming for Sunflower Trophy win no 7 Six times a winner of the Sunflower Trophy Races Michael Laverty will be the sole representative for the TYCO BMW team at this weekends Sunflower Trophy races at Bishopscourt. Laverty who joined the TYCO team prior this event last year is aiming to reclaim this Sunflower Trophy
McWilliams returns to the Sunflower Trophy Meeting. Age is no barrier for globetrotting Jeremy McWilliams,who will team up with Ryan Farquhars KMR Team for the end of season Sunflower Trophy races. A past winner at this event, McWilliams will compete in the, Supertwins and make his moto 3 debut on machines supplied by former road
2018 has been a steep learning curve for Stranraers Andy Lock!. From a complete Novice on two wheels on tarmac, the former Junior Quad champion decided to take in short circuit racing, and from crashing out in his first race, to winning a championship race at end of season,and to celebrate,Andy is making his irish
18 year old student, Michael Owens is the third generation of the Owens family to compete on tarmac. His Dad ,Phelim,was one of the most successful lightweight riders in his day, with multiple wins on both circuits and roads. His talents weren’t just confined to two wheels, as he was equally successful on sidecars. Phelim
For Kilmacrennan rider, Richard Kerr, a past winner in the Moto 3 class at the Sunflower Trophy race meeting, a step up to the Dickies British 600 Supersport championship was a massive undertaking. Having spent the past two seasons on board the Moto 3 KTM, The Donegal rider knew he had to move up a
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