Next year’s Cookstown 100, which will mark the 100th anniversary of competitive action at the longest Irish national roads meeting, is set to take place from the 22nd-23rd of April.
Candidly speaking via the event’s official Facebook group page, Cookstown & District Club Chairman John Dillon, stated the following details about the centenary event.
“As per last year, the 2022 event will be ran as a closed event to the general public’ with online booking available in the coming months ahead.
We shall be also opening our Christmas voucher scheme at the end of this month for those who wish to surprise your closest ones with an extra Christmas present this year.
A Christmas voucher scheme will also be available for to those who may wish to surprise competitors with partial or full vouchers towards their entry fees. These vouchers will be available with a few price options.”
Over the years the Orritor Circuit based Cookstown 100, has time and time again played host to many a classic race.
Which includes the 2015 open race battle between Guy Martin and Michael Dunlop, great duels for victory between Ryan Farquhar and Keith Amor in 2008 and 2009 and Ian Hutchinson’s only Irish national road race success, secured in 2006 in the feature Supersport encounter.
Winners at the County Tyrone based meet back in April included Open race winner Michael Browne, Grand Final victor Forest Dunn, Supersport & Super Twins A winner Adam McLean and Man of The Meeting Barry Davidson.
Top teams in the 2010’s, early 2020’s to have competed at Cookstown include TAS Racing, KMR Kawasaki, Cookstown BE Racing, Mcadoo Racing, Michael Dunlop Racing, Wilson Craig Racing, RC Express Racing, McGee Racing, Cowton Racing, Noel Williamson Racing and CD Racing.
Expect more pure road racing of sheer world class, stellar quality, at next years Cookstown 100, which as aforementioned takes place from the 22nd-23rd of April.
Quotes via official Cookstown 100 Facebook group page
Photo credit: Rod Neill
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou