Tag Archives: Sunflower Trophy Races

Road Racing Ireland Yearbook

The Road Racing Ireland magazine Yearbook for the 2013 Motorbike racing season is in the shops now. Inside is all the usual news, views and reviews and the end of year top 10 racers, top team, top race etc and … Continue reading

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In the zone – Nico Mawhinney

Total focus and concentration from young Nico Mawhinney as he goes ‘in the zone‘ at Bishopscourt during the Sunflower Trophy race meeting. Nico had the Irish championship title firmly in his sights and he didn’t disappoint as he secured the … Continue reading

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2013 Sunflower Trophy races

The Sunflower Trophy races at Bishopscourt race circuit in County Down were billed as a Stuart Easton (2013 British Supersport champion) and Alastair Seeley (2013 British Supersport runner-up) dog fight. In the end it was no contest, the wee wizard … Continue reading

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Sean Hurley

On Wednesday Evening the sad news broke that Cork Motorcycle Racer Sean Hurley had been killed in a Road Traffic Accident. Sean had made an impact in the local short circuit racing scene here in Ireland in the short time … Continue reading

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In the paddock

Prior to the start of a Race, the Bikes, Racers, Team personel etc are all mingling in the holding area. Mechanics make some last minute checks on the Motorcycles, racers pull on their Helmets and try to focus on the … Continue reading

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2010 Sunflower Trophy Races

The 2010 Sunflower Trophy Races brought the curtain down on another season of Irish Motorcycle racing. The Weather was kind and a large crowd turned out to watch the racing and the promoting club had gathered up a strong line-up … Continue reading

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Carrowdore 100 Minutes Chat Show

Friday Night shortly after the finish of Qualifying for the Sunflower Trophy Races, myself Ryan Farquhar and his pit Crew set off for the Strangford Ferry to travel to the village of Carrowdore for a Motorcycle Racing Chat Show promoted … Continue reading

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2010 Irish Superbikes, penultimate round

Last Weekend saw the penultimate round of the 2010 Irish Superbike Championship races at Mondello Park in County Kildare. Derek Wilson and I travelled down together to cover the Two days of on-track action. The Irish Superbike Championship had already … Continue reading

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