Castlewellan RD TT : 21/04/16

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The excitement amongst the VC Iveagh ranks is growing, the opening 2UP TT on the VC Iveagh Race League has given us an appetite for more. With the season now underway our second race is fast approaching, the tough windy route that is the Castlewellan Road TT. There is always a lot of pre-race excitement but this year more so as we have a very exciting rider taking part in this event, Chris ‘Kipper’ McGlinchey. With numerous wins and podiums under his belt this season he has climbed the road racing ranks to officially become the current ‘Best Rider in Ireland’, no mean feat. Kipper will be putting his new Vitus Chrono to the test and getting some much needed TT miles under his belt.

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This year the VC Iveagh Race League is proudly sponsored by Rice’s Hotel who will offer a prize for not only the overall VC Iveagh league winner but they will also offer the same prize to the visiting club race winner. Basically if you attended more than 50% of VC Iveagh races you will qualify for the visitor’s prize. There are no handicaps for the visitor league; whoever comes first will get 10 points down to 1 point for 10th.

VC Iveagh Race League Winner: Rice’s Hotel meal voucher worth £40

Visitors Race League Winner:  Rice’s Hotel meal voucher worth £40 

So make sure you have the license up to date, bike tuned beyond perfection and come join us this Thursday for the continuation of our race season.

DATE EVENT Location
07/04/2016 10m 2UP TT Rathfriland RD, Banbridge
21/04/2016 10m TT Castlewellan RD, Banbridge
05/05/2016 10m TT Plantation RD, Gilford
19/05/2016 15m TT Rathfriland/Castlewellan RD
28/05/2016 10m Open TT Champs Co. Down Championship
09/06/2016 18m Aussie Pursuit Gilford/Lurgan Circuit
23/06/2016 25m Road Race Gilford Circuit
14/07/2016 10m TT Plantation RD, Gilford
23/07/2016 Hill Climb TBC
04/08/2016 25m Road Race Loughbrickland Circuit
18/08/2016 25m Road Race Gilford/Tandragee Circuit
01/09/2016 10m TT Rathfriland RD, Banbridge
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3 thoughts on “Castlewellan RD TT : 21/04/16

  1. Super evenings racing with a great competitive, yet friendly atmosphere. This is a route that suits those with both power and torque to deal with the sharp undulations. Great buzz last night from start to finish. Big thank you to all those that Timed, Marshalled and assisted in making the event so enjoyable

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