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  By Roy Harris Belfast Telegraph Road racing legend Phillip McCallen has added exciting new attractions to his second Classic Bike Festival Ireland at Bishopscourt on August 1-2, once again sponsored by Go, one of the main fuel networks in Ireland. This year it will feature International Classic motorcycle racing in addition to parade laps featuring over 400 classic

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. Ulster Superbike champion Carl Phillips will make his debut around the Mountain Course at the Manx Grand Prix this year for the long-established PRF Racing team. The Lisburn man, who won the Short Circuit Rider of the Year Award (Irish circuits) at the Irish Motorbike Awards in Belfast earlier this

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter Cork man Mike Browne will ride for the Joey’s Bar Racing team in the Moto3 class this season. Browne, who is yet to confirm his plans for the larger capacity classes, will compete on the Ballymoney team’s Moto3 Honda machine. Writing on Twitter, Gary Dunlop confirmed the news on Tuesday.

By Richard Petrie BBC Sport NI The island of Ireland has a rich and longstanding heritage of motorcycle racing on public roads – albeit one that while hugely popular divides public opinion because of the highly dangerous and sometimes tragic nature of the sport. However in light of the financial difficulties being experienced by the Ulster Grand

The fonaCAB & Nicholl Oils North West 200 will have a new look for 2020 with a major change being introduced to the Thursday race schedule. Reacting to requests from race teams and competitors, the NW200 organisers have rejigged the Thursday schedule to include a Superbike race for the first time. Practice will take place

Here it is folks, Sunday 21st June 2020! Our event location, Bishops Court Racing Circuit, 29 Lismore Road, Downpatrick, BT30 7EY. Bishops Court Racing have kindly donated their circuit and grounds to host this years event. Due to the size of the location we are not only having supercars this year, but are going to

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. Northern Ireland’s Paul Jordan and the Bristol-based RC Express Racing team have parted company. Jordan told the News Letter he has no firm plans in place for 2020 and said he wished the English outfit all the best for the future. “I’ve left RC Express Racing and I’d like to

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter Jonathan Rea won the feature Irish Motorcyclist of the Year award at the Irish Motorbike Awards in association with Cornmarket Insurance and Charles Hurst Motorcycles on Friday in Belfast. In all, a dozen awards were presented at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The full list of winners is as follows: Cornmarket

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter World Superbike kingpin Jonathan Rea hoisted aloft the Joey Dunlop trophy for a record fifth time in succession after being crowned Irish Motorcyclist of the Year on Friday night in Belfast. Rea has now won Irish motorcycling’s top honour seven times – one less than road racing superstar and Isle

Ernie Coates Track Days

Friday, 17 January 2020 by

BISHOPSCOURT TRACK DAY – Saturday 4th April🏍 NEW DATES NOW RELEASED! Tag your friends. BOOK YOUR SPOT >>> Ernie Coates Track Days is back again this year with our first Bishopscourt Track Day on Saturday 4th April. We welcome riders of all abilities from novice to professional with different groups for each. At our Bishopscourt