4 TIMES WORLD CHAMPION TO VISIT DESERTMARTIN ROUND

The 5th Round of the MAXXIS British Motocross Championship on 30th June will be attended by the motocross phenomenon that is 4 times World Champion Jeffrey Herlings on 30th June courtesy of Milwaukee Powertools and Hitachi KTM. Since bursting onto the scene as a precocious 15 year old, the now 24 year old Dutchman from the border town of Geldrop has stormed to legendary status already by winning 4 World titles already, and after a record breaking 2018 where he won his 4th title by winning 17 from 19 Grands…

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SECOND HALF OF SEASON STARTS AT TINKER HILL

Quad Racing Ireland will host the fourth round of the 2019 Nutt Travel MRA Ulster Motocross Championship at their picturesque woodland track at Tinker Hill on the northern outskirts of Newry City this Saturday 15th June. At the halfway point Edgar Electrical Wholesale KTM mounted Dundonald man James Mackrell is currently leading the Adair Building Services Premier MX1 class ahead of Loughbrickland Kawasaki mounted brothers Jason Meara 7 adrift  and John Meara 12 behind his younger brother,  2018 champion Richard Bird from Lisburn on his Five5motorsport KTM is 26 behind…

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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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MCLERNON STAMPS HIS AUTHORITY, AND CAMPBELL REACHES 100

The 2019 Ulster Quadcross & Sidecarcross Championships rocked up at the sunny but chilly Tandragee MX Park for round 2 of the Ulster & round 3 of the respective Championships In the highly competitive Ballymac Hotel Sidecarcross Championship, Neil Campbell & Ross Graham posted three wins from three starts racking up an historic 100th Ulster Championship win, Emma Moulds and Niki Adair made life difficult for themselves with poor starts to post three second places to retain her Irish Championship lead, but they at least made it interesting for the…

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Quads and Sidecars at their Favourite Track for Round 2

The 2019 Ulster Quadcross & Sidecarcross Championships reaches their favourite tracks at Tandragee on 11th May for round 2 of the Ulster and round 3 of the Irish Championships, the Quads last chance for practice before their British Championship round on 25th May. In the highly competitive Ballymac Hotel Sidecarcross Championship, multi Ulster Champion & Irish Champion Lisburn man Neil Campbell with long time passenger Ross Graham on board leads the Ulster Championship, while neighbour Emma Moulds & Niki Adair lead the Irish version, Geoff Ingram from Ballinderry with new…

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MAYDAY HARDPACK FOR THE ULSTER CHAMPIONSHIPS

THE Mourne Motorcycle Club will host the third round of the 2019 Nutt Travel MRA Ulster Motocross Championship at Seaforde MotoParc on May Day. The first round of the Championship was held at Claudy in March, followed by round two at Desertmartin on Easter Monday. Although it is early in the season, Belfast man Edgar Electrical Wholesale KTm mounted Dundonald man James Mackrell is currently leading the Adair Building Services Premier MX1 class ahead of Loughbrickland Kawasaki mounted brothers Jason and John Meara, along with 2018 champion Richard Bird from…

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2019 QUAD & SIDECARCROSS STARTS AT LAST

The 2019 Ulster Quadcross & Sidecarcross Championships finally got under way at Tinker Hill near Newry on Easter Saturday with a fine day welcoming a healthy entry to the scenic wooded track In the highly competitive Ballymac Hotel Sidecarcross Championship, Neil Campbell reunited with passenger Ross Graham posted three wins from three starts, but Emma Moulds and Niki Adair chased them all the way with three fine second places, third was Geoff Ingram with new passenger Andy McKibben on board, and fourth was Jonathan Wilson and Loise Houston.   In…

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EASTER SPECTACULAR AT THE DESERT

The 2019 Nutt Travel MRA Ulster Motocross continued at the World Famous Desertmartin circuit with the Cookstown Clubs Easter Monday Bank Holiday event, and what a show the 187-entry list put on for the large Bank Holiday crowd The spectator areas were full as the sun shone on a crowd that included World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea, and British MX1 Motocross Champion Graeme Irwin enjoying some quality racing with their families. The  Premier MX1 Class sponsored by Banbridge based Adair Building Services overall was taken by the inform Dundonald rider…

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IRISH CHAMPIONSHIPS ARRIVE NORTH FOR ROUND TWO

The official National Championships in the form of the MCUI Irish Motocross Championships arrive north after their St Patricks day launch in Cork at Tandragee MX Park near Laurelvale this Saturday 13th April. In terms of rider development, these are the only National Championships recognised by manufacturers, Government both North & South of the border, and the World Governing Body the FIM.  These are also the Championships that aspiring Team Ireland members will be selected from, whether for the Motocross of Nations or the Coupe de l’Avenir, and also for…

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SEASON OFF WITH A BANG WITH BUMPER ENTRY AND GREAT RACING

The 2019 Nutt Travel MRA Ulster Motocross began last Saturday at Robinsons MX Circuit near Claudy Co. Londonderry with a new format, new sponsors and an increased prize fund encouraging a bumper entry of 226 riders, and spectacular racing round the well-prepared sandy circuit. The  Premier MX1 Class sponsored by Banbridge based Adair Building Services was taken with a spectacular last corner pass in race 2 by Jason Meara on his Kawasaki from a highly impressive Dundonald youngster James Mackrell on his Yamaha.  In the two Premier races where the…

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