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  “Originally enjoying the spills and thrills of sidecar racing as a passenger I saw the light and decided driving was my forte and Robinson Racing was born.” Making his Irish debut at the Sunflower Trophy Races is Formula 2 sidecar driver Simon Robinson and his passenger Phil Gravel. Now living in Haltwhistle ,the civil

Sunflower Trophy Races

Thursday, 18 October 2018 by

The wee village of Dromara in Northern Ireland has become famous for its former Road race stars, ,known to many as the Dromara Destroyers amongst the famous quartet was Ray McCullough. McCullough may be retired, but last year he gave an up and coming short circuit rider, permission to use the same helmet style that

Sunflower Trophy Practice Schedule ( All sessions Timed) 1. Pre Injection 2. Production Twins 3. Supertwins 4. Superbike Cup & F1 5. Superbike Pro 1 6. Young Guns Challenge / Junior Cup 7. Supersport Cup 8. Supersport Pro 9. Lightweight Supersport 10. Moto 3 / 250cc GP 11. Superbike and Superbike Cup Qualifiers 12. Supertwins

As in the past, the Sidecars have always featured a top class entry at the Sunflower Trophy races. In the past, the Sunflower Trophy races has seen such stars as Webster, Brindley, Molyneaux,Reeves,Holden,Birchalls, Saville, Wright, Fisher Howles  but to name a few,  At the moment, the sidecar entry is looking good again for 2018, with

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