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by Aaron O’Neill Coleraine Chronicle ROAD racer Darryl Tweed is hoping that a brand new Yamaha R6 will provide the perfect ingredient for further success during the new road racing season. The Ballymoney man is set to team up with Stanley Stewart Racing for 2020 having recently taken delivery of a new bike and a

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter Wigan’s Rob Hodson has signed for the Dafabet Devitt Racing team to compete at the North West 200 and Isle of Man TT this season. Hodson will ride in the Superbike, Superstock, Supersport and Lightweight classes on Kawasaki machinery at the TT and will also contest the Southern 100 at

By Stephen Davison NW200 Press Officer   Coleraine based JKC BMW will return as Official Vehicle Partner of the fonaCAB and Nicholl Oils North West 200 in 2020. The family owned business, founded 46 years ago by Jack Cassidy, will supply a range of BMW vehicles to the North Coast races. Employing over 80 people

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter.   Road racing prospect Adam McLean will contest a full season in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship for the first time this year after striking a deal with the Mansfield-based Binch Racing team. McLean, who missed most of last season through injury following a crash in the Supertwin race

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By Stephen Davison NW200 Press Officer   The opening race of the 2020 fonaCAB and Nicholl Oils North West 200 on May 10-16 will have a new sponsor. Milltown Service Station in Ballymoney will support the first Supertwin event run at this year’s north coast event. The four lap race will be run on Thursday

Ulster Grand Prix winner Paul Jordan has put pen to paper on a deal with Northern Ireland’s Burrows Engineering/RK Racing team to compete at the Irish national road races in 2020. The Magherafelt man has established himself as one of road racing’s brightest prospects over the past few seasons and although the former British Championship

    Stephen Davison NW200 Press Officer   Former BSB star James Ellison headlined the list of ten newcomers who visited the north coast circuit today ahead of their debuts at the 2020 fonaCAB and Nicholl Oils North West 200.   The vastly experienced Ellison will make his first appearance on the famous 8.9 mile Triangle circuit that links the towns of Portrush, Portstewart and Coleraine after a career that

By Roy Harris Belfast Telegraph.   The famous Ulster Grand Prix at Dundrod looks to have reached the end of the road. Officially in the record books as the world’s fastest road race, the UGP is saddled by debts of £300,000 with hopes of a rescue package fading. Despite their hopes of a reprieve, a

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By Roy Harris Belfast Telegraph. It may be too late for this year but the historic Ulster Grand Prix can still be saved in time for its 2022 centenary. With the event facing crippling debts in the region of £300,000, it seems impossible it will be saved this year with riders still awaiting payment for

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Ulster Grand Prix organisers have said that the meeting’s future remains in doubt despite talks in recent months aimed at securing funding for the cash-strapped road races. In November, it was revealed that  debts in the region of £250,000 had created a major financial crisis for the event. A statement from the organising Dundrod and District

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