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By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter Ballymoney man Darryl Tweed is recovering following a heavy crash at the KDM Hire Cookstown 100 on Saturday. Tweed came off the M&D Kawasaki 400 in the Lightweight Supersport race on the final lap after being caught out by the wet conditions, resulting in a red flag. It was a

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Traditionally the first race of the Irish National Road Racing season and normally held in April, the Cookstown 100, the one and only Irish Road race to be run in 2020 took place today around the 2.1 mile Orritor circuit on the outskirts of Cookstown. Derek Sheils won the only Superbike race to notch up

Derek Sheils will start tomorrow’s Cookstown 100 road races on pole position. Up until the last minute it was doubtful if the Dubliner would be competing after a miss understanding with his entry. Following a wet start to the day causing  a delay to the start of qualifying Sheils a dominant force at Cookstown over he

On the first anniversary of the passing of one of Irelands most popular road race team owner, Wilson Craig, it has been announced, that the team will continue to grace the road scene, albeit with a new owner! With the blessing of Mrs Craig, the team will be run under the guidance of Darren Gilpin,

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. The Motor Cycle Union of Ireland has called upon the organisers of the Cookstown 100 to cancel the race in September. In a letter obtained by the News Letter, the sport’s governing body said the ‘risks in organising events at present are all too obvious’, against the backdrop of a

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  By Kyle White, Belfast Newsletter     The Mid Antrim 150 Club has cancelled its two-day short circuit meeting at Bishopscourt in Co Down in response to the rise in coronavirus cases in Northern Ireland. The Neil and Donny Robinson Memorial meeting had been due to take place from October 3-4 after the event

By Kyle White, Belfast Newsletter. The line-up for next month’s KDM Hire Cookstown 100 is taking shape with a number of leading names confirmed for what could be the only Irish road race to go ahead in 2020.   The Co Tyrone meeting, postponed from April, is currently set to run from September 11-12 at

  IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: After a meeting with Bishopscourt Race Circuit this morning unfortunately due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic we have had to cancel our event scheduled for this Sunday 30th August. We tried our best to make it happen and though it was looking more likely at one point, it wasn’t to be. All

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. Magherafelt’s Paul Jordan says he could not be in a stronger position as he looks ahead to next month’s rescheduled Cookstown 100. Jordan is gearing up to make his debut for the Burrows Engineering/RK Racing team at the event, which the organisers hope to run from September 11-12 with strict Covid-19

 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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