Strong performance from Caolán Irwin earns first points of the season

Caolán Irwin, the reigning Masters Superbike Championship ‘Young Racer of the Year’ put in a very strong performance at Donington Park over the weekend of May 25th and 26th. Racing in Round 3 of the British Superstock 600 Championship the twenty one year old took his first points of the season with a sixth place finish on his Mondello Park, Dawn International, EICL and British Superbike Championship backed Kawasaki. Irwin, from Kilmacrennan County Donegal is representing the Young Racer of the Year sponsors in the British Championship this season, on…

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Shake-Up at Athboy Proves Popular

Round 4 of The Irish Minibike Championship was held at Athboy Karting Centre, County Meath, and a major change to the directional running of the track proved a massive hit with everyone concerned. The changes made for an even playing field for those competitors that had not before visited the circuit  and provided a welcome change to those that had. The pace was fast, flowing and thrilling from the offset, throughout the field across all classes and made for very entertaining racing. Athboy welcomed both new Club Members across a…

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TOMMY BRIDEWELL REPLACES EUGENE LAVERTY AT ACERBIS SPANISH ROUND, JEREZ CIRCUIT

After the more than surprising debut at the Imola circuit, coming on track on Saturday morning, and three exciting races held last weekend, including two podium-finish at the Round of the BSB at Donington, Tommy Bridewell won the reconfirmation by Team Go Eleven to replace the injured Eugene Laverty at the Spanish Round of Jerez de la Frontera! Very fast and nice rider, the British ace will continue the development and set-up work of the Panigale V4-R, carrying on what Eugenio had started, waiting for the Irish rider to return…

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HOLDEN / CAIN FASTEST IN FIRST SIDECAR QUALIFYING BUT CALLUM AND RYAN CROWE STEAL THE HEADLINES ON TT MOUNTAIN COURSE DEBUT

After the rain on Monday, qualifying for the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy resumed on Tuesday evening with the Sidecars getting their first outing on the TT Mountain Course this year The Formula Two Sidecars went out just before 8.05pm and there was little to choose between Ben and Tom Birchall and John Holden/Lee Cain in the early sectors on the opening lap but the latter set the best opening lap with a speed of 114.99mph. The Birchalls slowed towards the end of the lap…

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2019 Country Crest Skerries 100 Road Races

Loughshinny Motor Cycle Supporters Club Limited are delighted to announce that Country Crest will be the title sponsor of the 73rd Skerries 100, run on Saturday and Sunday 6/7th July 2019. Country Crest has been a loyal sponsor of the club for many years now, and once more the Hoey family business that is based in Rathmooney, Lusk have come on board to be the title sponsor. Thomas Garry Loughshinny Club Chairman, “It is a great honour for me to be Chairman of the club this year, and also to once more…

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HARRISON AGAIN TOPS QUALIFYING AT THE TT RACES

After the rain on Monday, qualifying for the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy resumed on Tuesday evening with the 1000cc machines getting their first outing on the TT Mountain Course this year. Dean Harrison, continuing his form from Sunday’s Supersport session, was quickest on the night with a speed of 129.53mph while Conor Cummins and James Hillier also went well in the Superbike class. Harrison also topped the Superstock leaderboard but it was a night that saw a number of the other front runners hit…

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