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          Dan Kneen winner of the Enkalon Trophy 2017   In 2018 MCRRCI will be hosting the Enkalon Trophy Races which is in its 41st year and oldest running Trophy in Ireland, again it will run on the traditional Easter Saturday date of 31st March. Who’s Who of Motorcycle racing history


Tuesday, 27 February 2018 by

    Bishopscourt Racing Circuit Test Day 3rd March. Due to the uncertainty of the weather forecast for the weekend and after consultation with a number riders, I h…ave no choice but to cancel the test day at Bishopscourt Racing Circuit this Saturday 3rd March. All monies paid will be fully refunded. As there is

  Improved Ulster Superbike Championship launches alongside all new prize pot for competitors The MCUI (UC) has announced the launch of a revamped and reinvigorated short circuit championship, now known as the ‘Ulster Superbike Championship’. The governing body for road racing, short circuits and trials in Ulster has also revealed an all – new overall

Sunflower Trophy Races 2017

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 by

Irwin splashes to Victory Words By Baylon McCaughey, Glenn Irwin retained the JAS Finlay Sunflower Trophy when he won to days ten lap affair.Shortened from 12 laps to ten laps, because of uncertainty of the weather, Irwin displaced early leader Alastair Seeley and left the others in his spray. As Irwin managed to open a small

                Celebrations with multi cylinder magic This year, the Hillsborough & District MCC , along with their ever supportive Sponsor, Jim Finlay (J.A.S.Finlay) are both celebrating milestones in their own right. For the organizing club, this is their 70th anniversary, and for Jim Finlay, this is his 40th year of

              Its hard to believe that one of our brightest stars on both circuits and roads , has only raced at the Sunflower Once!, and that was back in 2011!!! Yes, Tobermore rider, Adam McLean who has produced some excellent results both on circuits and roads, only raced here

              Reeves and Holden top sidecar entries Over the years Sidecar racing has always played a major part in the JAS Finlay SUNFLOWER race meeting, and this year both former world champion and TT winner, Tim reeves and John Holden will be in action on their 600 machines. Add

                  Jason Lynn; 2017 Irish & Ulster 600 s/c Champion,Mondello Masters 600 champion. For Upperlands rider, Jason Lynn,2017 has been a magnificent year for the 21 year old precision engineer. On board Walter Bells Suzuki, Jason has had an excellent season ,winning, Mondello Masters, Irish 600 Supersport

                Reflect back to the Sunflower,2014, where, a young lad, was given a couple of laps on his Metrakit motor cycle, his first time on a Full Blown race track, the youngster was given this Honour by the Hillsborough MCC, to celebrate him winning the Minimoto World Championship,

              Podium finisher in a thrilling 600 supersport race at the Sunflower Trophy Race meeting last year was Carl Philips, the Lisburn rider sought a competitive ride in the same class for the 2017 season, but, found that costs were out of his reach, so after a chat with