Leading motoring insurance company Carole Nash has been unveiled as the latest in a growing list, of prominent backers of the revived Munster 100 Road Races.
Long term motorcycle racing supporters, Carole Nash will provide title sponsorship for the feature, Grand Final race at the Cork based Munster 100, plus will also title sponsor the rider of the feature race and ‘Rider of The Meeting’ accolades.
Carole Nash’s confirmed support is a tremendous boost for the enthusiastic, always hard working event organisers, the Cork Motorcycle Racing & Vintage Club, who alongside aforementioned sponsorship news, have also secured a top class entry list for the first Munster 100 since 2013.
Photo by Tommy Vennard
Notable racers Cork bound in early August include BE Racing In Conjunction with Richardson Kelly Racing’s Derek Sheils, 2018 Duke Road Race Rankings champion Derek McGee, Martin Jones Racing’s Michael Sweeney.
Last year’s Newcomers A Manx GP winner Thomas Maxwell, Irish Road Race Junior Support Championship leader Vinny Brennan, yesteryear racing greats Barry Davidson and Ed Manly, plus local favourite Stephen Tobin and Supersport winner at the Post TT Races, Michael Browne.
Organisers are hoping to run 12 races at the Keohane Citymix Munster 100, with a mix of two stroke, support class, Supersport, 1000cc, Super Twin, Junior/Senior Class affiliated races set to take place.
The Keohane Citymix Munster 100, which marks the penultimate round of this year’s Irish Road Race Championship, takes place in just over two weeks time from the 3rd-4th of August, a most definite event not to be missed by pure road racing aficionados, fans, super fans!
Words by Stevie Rial