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By Aaron League UK Clubsport    MOTORCYCLING Ireland boss Sean Bissett has hit out at some clubs for pushing on with racing after the organisation cancelled all 2020 events this week. The move comes as a number of clubs ponder whether to forge ahead with this year’s competition or axe championships altogether. In England, the FSRA has already

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter The organisers of the Cookstown 100 have again reiterated their commitment to running the event in September, with limited numbers of spectators permitted. The Irish national road race was postponed from its usual April date due to the coronavirus crisis and the Cookstown club now hopes to stage the event

NORTH West 200 officials have today revealed that the event will not run in 2020 after plans to reschedule the race have been scrapped. Practice on the north coast was originally set to kick off tomorrow, but thanks to Covid-19 chiefs served up a notice of postponement nearly two months ago. It was rumoured that bosses were

By Aaron League UK Clubsport BOSSES of the Cookstown 100 have moved to quash any rumours as they announce their intention to push forward with plans to run this year’s road races. And if government restrictions continue into late summer for spectator events, they are even looking to introduce an online booking system for fans

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By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. Ian Hutchinson has been confirmed with Northern Ireland team TAS Racing to ride the new SYNETIQ BMW. The 16-time Isle of Man TT winner makes his return to the Moneymore-based outfit after previously competing for Philip and Hector Neill’s TAS Racing squad in 2016 and 2017. Hutchinson clinched a Superbike

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter The Armoy Road Races in July have been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday, the organisers issued a statement and confirmed the ‘Race of Legends’ would not take place this year. The statement said: “In view of current extension to the ‘stay at home’ restrictions relating

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter The Walderstown Road Races in Athlone have been officially cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The ‘Race of the South’ was due to have taken place from July 11-12. Last month’s announcement from Motorcycling Ireland – the sport’s governing body in the Republic of Ireland – said that

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By Kyle White, Belfast Newsletter. A winding up petition has been issued against the Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club, the News Letter can reveal. The development is another setback for the future of the Ulster Grand Prix road races and comes after confirmation last month that the event had been cancelled. With outstanding liabilities in

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By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. The Skerries 100 in July is the latest Irish national road race to be officially cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic Loughshinny Motorcycle Supporters Club announced the decision on Friday, which comes after the sport’s governing body in the south – Motorcycling Ireland – said ‘all events are

By Kyle White, Belfast Newsletter Armoy Clerk of the Course Bill Kennedy has sounded a stark warning that it could be 2022 before Irish road racing recovers from the impact of the coronavirus crisis. The ‘Race of Legends’ is the only Ulster event on the calendar yet to be postponed or cancelled this season, although

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