Positive weekend for Irwin brothers at Donington Park

Rhys and Caolán Irwin from Kilmacrennan, County Donegal, both took very positive results away from the third round of the British Superbike Championship at Donington Park on Saturday and Sunday last (May 25th & 26th), as they both achieved their best results of the season. Younger brother Rhys put in his best British Talent Cup performance so far, to take fourth place in Saturday’s race one, having battled in the lead group throughout the race. Racing in Superstock 600 Caolán overcame handling problems in qualifying and a mechanical issue in…

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N.I. CLASSIC SCRAMBLES CLUB ANNOUNCE THEIR ANNUAL CHARITY TWO DAY EVENT

The ever-busy NI Classic Scrambles Club are holding their annual two-day event for Charity at the Ballysallagh Rd near Bangor Co Down (BT19 1UT) where last year they managed to raise an incredible £28,000. This year the chosen charity is Cancer Focus, and racing will begin at 5pm on Friday 7th June, and 11am Saturday 8th June. Racing will be for a variety of classic & vintage machinery, and indeed the riders will be of various vintages too, with ex Champions such as William Burgess, Laurence Spence etc., as well…

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COLLIER & CPD KAWASAKI OUT OF LUCK AT DONINGTON PARK

Donington Park presented much promise for Joe Collier and his CPD Kawasaki team, but the results certainly didn’t reflect the combined effort at round three for the all-new National 1000cc Superstock squad in difficult conditions. A solitary twelfth placed finish, little reward for all the hard work, that quite simply, can only be put down to a catalogue of bad luck. “We had a few little problems that held us back,” Joe said. “It was just one of those weekends where small problems overshadowed the effort of the team and my own…

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SUPER SEELEY POSTS DONINGTON DOUBLE TO LEAD CHAMPIONSHIP

A hard-fought and well-deserved British Supersport double at Donington Park, moves Alastair Seeley and EHA Racing to the top of the championship standings after three rounds. The Ulsterman took the Sprint race win on Saturday, then backed it up with a feature race win aboard the CF Motorsport prepared EHA Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 on Sunday. He now leads the championship by a healthy 30 points. In the British Superbike Championship, series rookie David Allingham again impressed on his CF Motorsport prepared EHA Racing machine, posting 19-17-18 in the weekend triple header…

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