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 On BBC  Sport Northern Irelands King of the Road programme due to be streamed on the BBC website on Wednesday 12th August Ryan Farquhar has hinted that he could be making a return to road racing in 2021.   During the show he said   “Sometimes I miss it, sometimes I don’t. This past while I do crave that feeling again.  “I’m not retired, I’m still a

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By BBC Sport NI Negotiations are underway to secure the future of the Ulster Grand Prix, with an announcement about the road race possible as early as the autumn. A panel made up of many of the sport’s organisers, chaired by MP Ian Paisley Jnr, has been discussing a possible rescue plan for the international

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By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. Carrickfergus brothers Andrew and Glenn Irwin served up a thriller in the opening British Superbike race of 2020 as they gave the new Honda Fireblade a dream one-two result at Donington Park. Andrew narrowly held off his older brother on a breathless final lap to clinch his second BSB win

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter       Road racing star Michael Dunlop is in action this weekend at the opening round of the truncated 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Donington Park. Dunlop is riding for the Buildbase Suzuki team on a GSX-R1000 and was 28th fastest in the first free practice session for the National

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. The Cookstown 100 will be limited to 1000 spectators for practice on Friday, September 11, and 1600 on Saturday, September 12, the organisers have confirmed. Admission will be by wristband only. These were made available via an online booking system, inviting spectators to purchase a race programme. There will be

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter Motorcycle racing in Northern Ireland has been given the green light to go ahead by the Department for Communities and Sport NI. In a statement on Friday, the MCUI (Ulster Centre) welcomed the news and confirmed that spectators would be permitted to attend events. John McClure, MCUI UC chairman, said:

September’s two-day IFS David Wood Trophy meeting has been cancelled as a ‘direct result’ of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Motorcycling Road Racing Club of Ireland’s event was scheduled to take place at Bishopscourt Racing Circuit in Co. Down from September 19-20. However, event co-ordinator Mark Sanlon said it was imperative that ‘everyone played their part’

Johnny Atcheson former MCUI (UC) Chairman has sadly passed away condolences to Maureen and family circle from the management at Bishopscourt Racing Circuit.  A long time stalwart in all aspects of motorcycling in general and Belfast & District Motor Club affairs in particular, Johnny will be sadly missed by all those who knew him. Johnny

It is with regret that the Bishopscourt Racing Circuit round of the 2020 Ulster Superbike Championship to be held on Saturday 22nd August has now been cancelled. Under Covid-19 current restrictions and with no directive from our governing body as yet  on NI Government phasing for the remainder of 2020 we feel that there is

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter   The Bennetts British Championship has set a provisional date for racing to commence in August. An updated 2020 calendar was announced on Wednesday featuring six triple-header rounds at Donington Park, Snetterton, Silverstone, Oulton Park and Brands Hatch, totalling 18 championship rounds. The opening round is pencilled in at Donington Park