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Popular race secretary for the Cookstown & District Motor Cycle Club ltd, Norman Crooks, received his BEM Honorary Medal, for services to the Sport. Unfortunately, due to the current Pandemic situation, There weren’t the usual presentation services. Now in his 74th year, Norman, a native of Moneymore, Co Londonderry/Derry, is one of the most popular faces

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

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 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

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

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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The Cookstown 100 has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been confirmed. By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter. A statement issued by Cookstown Club chairman John Dillon on Saturday said they hoped to reschedule the Irish road race in September. It read: “After long discussions held between the directors of Cookstown

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CHIEFS at the Cookstown 100 have revealed that the Junior Support class will remain on their racing programme for the 2020 season. The category has been in doubt since calls were made to axe it from the road racing calendar next year, but a number of club officials have moved to keep the up-and-comers’ proving

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