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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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By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter  Peter Hickman set a scorching new world road racing lap record in excess of 136mph at the 2019 Ulster Grand Prix at Dundrod. Riding the Smiths Racing BMW S1000RR, the 32-year-old re-established the 7.4-mile course as the fastest road race in the world after lapping at 136.415mph on his way

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter A number of top names have already confirmed their plans for next season as the 2020 line-up for the international road races begins to take shape. Peter Hickman will be the man with the biggest target on his back after the British Superbike contender had a year to remember in

By Kyle White Belfast Newsletter The Ulster Grand Prix is facing a “major financial crisis” which has placed the future of the historic road race in serious jeopardy, it has been revealed. Robert Graham, Chairman of Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club, said the event was in imminent danger of “disappearing from the road racing calendar”.

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Provisional Dates Announced For The 2020 Irish Road Racing Season.   The Cookstown 100 traditionally kicks off the season and will take place on April 24th -25th around the 2.1-mile Orritor course in County Tyrone. Only a week later, the action moves up the road to Tandragee 100 just outside of Portadown on 1stst &

By Phil Wain BSN at Dundrod, Peter Hickman’s phenomenal run of success at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix ended exactly as it had started with the Smiths Racing rider taking Saturday’s second Superbike race to make it a record-breaking seven wins from seven starts. With conditions the driest they had been all day, Hickman lapped

By Phil Wain BSN at Dundrod History was made at the Ulster Grand Prix late on Saturday afternoon when Peter Hickman took a thrilling second Supersport race win from Lee Johnston to become the first rider to win six races in a single meeting. The pair were never more than inches apart and each led

By Phil Wain BSN at Dundrod, Peter Hickman equalled Phillip McCallen’s 23-year old record of five wins in a meeting at the Ulster Grand Prix when victory in Saturday’s feature Superbike race maintained his 100% winning record at this year’s event. The Smiths Racing BMW rider had to work a bit harder on this occasion

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