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KDM Hire Cookstown 100 Latest: Excitement Building For Irish Road Racing Return

As we close in almost a year since Irish roads action last took place, anticipation, excitement is increasing and increasing ahead of next month’s KDM Hire Cookstown 100.

Whilst the likes of Derek Sheils, Derek McGee, WH Racing’s Julian Trummer are confirmed non starters, the entry list is still brimmed to the bulk with quality.

Standout confirmed entrants to date include the BE Racing In Conjunction with Richardson Kelly Racing duo of Paul Jordan and Michael Browne, Michael Sweeney (Martin Jones Racing BMW).

Photo by Tommy Vennard

BSB National Superstock 600 Championship exponent Adam McLean (McAdoo Kawasaki), 2009 TT Zero winner Rob Barber, Neil Kernohan, yesteryear racing legend Barry Davidson, Davy Morgan.

Ballymoney’s Darryl Tweed, 2018 Newcomers A Manx GP victor Thomas Maxwell, Richard Charlton, Danny Tomlinson Racing’s Dan Harrison and the ever green Paul Cranston.

Orritor Circuit debutants wise ones to watch will include British Superbike points finisher, PRF Racing’s Carl Phillips, prospective Manx GP first timer Frankie Stennett, the Isle of Wight’s Ryan Whitehall.

America’s Richard Kay, MTP Racing’s David Datzer, James Ford and the first ever Russian competitor Danila Krasniuk.

Reminder the 2020 KDM Hire Cookstown 100, likely to be the only Irish national roads event of this year, takes place from the 11th-12th September.

Words by Stevie Rial

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