Morgan returns to the Track at Billown

After almost six weeks off after his TT efforts to allow time for his wrist injury to heal and his wallet to recover Davy Morgan was back in action at the International Southern 100 Road Races in the Isle of Man. On the four mile Billown Circuit in Castletown would be the first time he would get to ride his new 2018 bikes without the restriction of the wrist injury that he suffered at the first road race of the year.   Monday in practice was a case of getting…

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Davey Todd to Make Southern 100 Debut

Cookstown Burrows Engineering’s rising star Davey Todd is set to make his racing debut on the Colas Billown Course at this year’s Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races next month. Davey started showing his racing credentials at the Skerries 100 Road Races in 2017, taking three fourth places finishes during the meeting, most notably in the County Crest Grand Final, following that with top six placings at Walderstown, Oliver’s Mount, with two second places at the Armoy ‘Race of Legends’ Road Races and the Dundrod…

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Southern 100 Joke Book Launched

Southern 100 Racing’s late President, Derek Nicholson gained a wonderful reputation as a good after dinner speaker, especially at our Annual Dinners, where he excelled with the inclusion of some very amusing jokes. Over the sixteen years, he was Club President, the highlight of the Annual Dinner was Derek’s eagerly awaited speak welcoming the various guests that attended – even they were not immune from Derek’s stories! After Derek Nicholson’s sad passing in July 2017, his daughter Vanda thought it would be a loss for his anecdotes and jokes to…

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SOUTHERN 100 BIKER MARSHALS CAN WIN A SET OF NEW TYRES

Marshals who use their motorcycles to travel to the Colas Billown Circuit for marshalling at this year’s Southern 100, are invited to enter a prize draw for a new set of tyres. Five sets have been made available from METZELER and winners will be drawn by TIM GLOVER onMANX RADIO during commentary on Championship Race Day Thursday. The lucky winners will receive their vouchers during Southern 100 Presentation Night in Castletown Square the same day 12th July. To enter the draw. Please request and complete an entry form on marshal’s…

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Metzeler Provide Tyre Sponsorship

Leading tyre manufacturer Metzeler are providing special tyre sponsorship to the ‘rising stars’ of road racing who will have been racing at the recent Radcliffe’s Post TT Road Races and the forthcoming Isle of Man Steam Packet International Southern 100 Road Races in July. Three competitors received their awards at the end of the Radcliffe’s Post TT Road Races from Southern 100 Rider’s Liaison Officer, Chris Palmer. Winsford’s Jonathan Perry, along with Manxies Jamie Williams and Ryan Kneen received certificates which can be exchanged for a set of Metzeler Racing…

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Voice of the Southern 100 Dies

Maurice Mawdsley, long-time commentator, based at the start-finish on Castletown By-pass during the Southern 100 Road Races held on the Colas Billown Course has died. Maurice first sat in the drivers cab of an old Isle of Man Transport double-decker, which had been converted into the main commentary point and race control in 1988, moving to the splendour of the present Race Control Buildings in 2005 until switching off his Mic after the Southern 100 International Road Races in 2016. Maurice’s first year, 1988 was intended to be a one-off,…

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Championship Day Winners to Receive Special Rings

Japanese organisation General Incorporated Association CSA, have confirmed that they are to provide a Championship Ring for the main race winners on Southern 100 Championship Day, Thursday 12th July 2018. The winners of the feature races of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races, the Hunt’s Motorcycles Solo Championship and the Darryl Blake Construction Sidecar Championship races will each receive one of the especially designed Championship Rings, handmade by Japanese Jewellery Designer Natsuki Soutome. In addition to the winners of the two championship races, the…

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