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By Roy Harris:- Belfast Telegraph Race legend Phillip McCallen calls on government to support event after double cancellation Eleven-Time North West 200 race winner Phillip McCallen said it is sad but understandable that the event has been cancelled for the second year in a row. The loss of the iconic event in May is a

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter:- The governing body of motorcycle racing in Northern Ireland has suspended the start date for any tarmac racing until June. In a statement, the MCUI (Ulster Centre) said the ‘unavoidable’ decision had been taken due to the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, the first tarmac race of 2021 is scheduled

Issued by Coleraine and District Motor Club Ltd. It is with great regret that the Coleraine and District Motor Club Ltd has to announce the cancellation of the 2021 fonaCAB Nicholl Oils North West 200. The official advice from government and public health officials has made it clear the effects of Coronavirus will remain with

By Kyle White:- Belfast Newsletter The Mid Antrim 150 Club is pressing ahead with plans to run a series of short circuit meetings this season in addition to the popular Ballymoney Motorcycle Show, which has been postponed until March 26-27. The Covid-19 pandemic is continuing to have a detrimental impact on Irish motorcycling events in

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The 2021 Cookstown 100 has been postponed until September. The news was announced on Monday evening, with the organising club now aiming to run the Co Tyrone road race – due to have taken place in April – on September 10-11. Last year, the Cookstown meeting was the only Irish national road race that took

2021 LICENCE APPLICATIONS UPDATE (MEDICAL) SUPER A and FIM Licenses normally require an annual full medical assessment. However, in the current circumstances we must be reasonable and pragmatic but also precautionary in our approach given the difficulties being experienced in booking medical appointments and riders self-isolating and unable to attend their normal doctors etc. The

By Jack Corry Fingal Independent Last October I wrote about the state of road racing and the winter of discontent that we were facing. Well it’s just got progressively worse. The Isle of Man Government has already cancelled the TT, and while the Southern 100 earmarked for July seems to be in the planning stage

By Kyle White:- Belfast Newsletter Leading team owner John Burrows is weighing up his options for 2021 following a spate of Irish road racing cancellations as a result of the continuing impact of the Covid-19 crisis. The Tandragee 100 has been cancelled, while every national meeting in the Republic of Ireland has been called off, with the

By Kyle White:- Belfast Newsletter This year’s Irish road racing calendar is set to be decimated once again following confirmation that a host of national events in the Republic of Ireland have been cancelled. Sean Bissett, President of the sport’s governing body in the south – Motorcycling Ireland – said all national races with the

By Kyle White:- Belfast Newsletter Armoy Clerk of the Course Bill Kennedy says every effort will be made to hold the Irish national road race in July. Already, the Kells meeting in Co Meath and May’s Tandragee 100 have been cancelled as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic, while the North West 200 is in the balance, with