Although the Covid-19 pandemic has wiped out the bulk of events worldwide for 2020, there’s still a fare few road race meetings hoped to take place this year.
This includes the postponed Cookstown 100 and Tandragee 100, Barry Sheene Classic, Summer Cup, Gold Cup at Oliver’s Mount Scarborough, Czech Road Racing at Kopcany, Horice & Dymokury and the Macau Grand Prix.
Here’s how the 2020 road racing calendar is now shaping up, not including cancelled events such as the TT Races, North West 200, Ulster Grand Prix, Southern 100, Manx Grand Prix and Classic TT Races.
18th-19th July Aberdare Park Road Races
25th-26th July Barry Sheene Classic – Oliver’s Mount
1st-2nd August Kopcany
15th-16th August Summer Cup – Oliver’s Mount
15th-16th August IRRC Horice
5th-6th September Dymokury
11th-12th September Cookstown 100 (Subject to approval)
12th-13th September Scarborough Gold Cup – Oliver’s Mount
19th-20th September IRRC Frohburg
25th October Greymouth Street Races
13th-15th November Cain Road Race
19th-22nd November Macau Grand Prix
26th December Cemetery Circuit Races
TBC Tandragee 100
Obviously the above mentioned events taking place will all be down to the Coronavirus situation worldwide improving but it’s extremely positive to note that pure road racing for 2020 isn’t fully finished.
Keep positive everyone, roads action will soon return!
Words by Stevie Rial