Records  to go this weekend at KDM Hire Cookstown 100

As circuit preparations are well under way for this weekends KDM Hire Cookstown 100, given decent weather, its looks certain that lap records will be broken. The club undertook a phase of resurfacing  at the problematic Braeside  and Craigmount corners. With this re surfacing, along with the re positioned start finish area, Michael Dunlops  six year old  lap record of 91.48 mph could well be broken. With  a quality line up  with the cream of Irish road racing , the countdown is well and truly on. Returning to the new…

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Cookstown MCC

The Belle of Mid Ulster girls collected at the recent race in an effort to ensure the viability of road racing. The sum of £602.25 was collected. The Club really appreciated the support from the Belles of Mid Ulster and wish them well for their 2018 selection night on 21st June  in Royal Hotel Cookstown. Photo by Norman Bell:  From left Samantha Graham , treasurer Belle of Mid Ulster Committee, Kenny Loughrin Cookstown 100 treasurer and Donna Espie Belle of Mid Ulster committee member  

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Tobemore Rider,Adam McLean is 2018 KDM Hire Cookstown 100 Man of the MEETING

McLean, who made his road race debut at the Cookstown 100 in 2015, finishing third in the Junior Support race, notched up 76 points in the scoring system, based on the Championship races run yesterday.   Fifth in the Open A race, followed by a second in the Moto 3 class, second in the Supersport 600 race, before taking a well deserved win in the Supertwin race was enough to give the McAdoo Racing/Hanna Motors rider the coveted Man of the Meeting award for 2018.   Speaking of his award,…

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Dunlop and Sheils take Victories at KDM Hire Cookstown 100 as Weather plays havoc with the Meeting

It may not have been the best of Cookstown 100s, thanks to the changing weather conditions, where a spate of spills forced the organizers to abandon the 96th running of this unique event. Thankfully, no serious injuries were reported, but with time running out, Clerk of the Course, Francis Everard called it quits, despite a number of races still to be run including the feature race of the day, the KDM Hire Cookstown 100. Following last nights cancellation of a couple of races, due to strong sunlight, to days racing…

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