With entry numbers presently standing at just four, 125/Moto 3/Supersport 300 competition at this years KDM Hire Cookstown 100 is very much on the brink.
Cookstown 100 organisers, Cookstown & District MCC, recently issued a statement regarding the matter, which stated:
“The organising club, Cookstown & District MCC, are asking, for any competitor wishing to compete in the Moto 3/125/SSP300 Class at the KDM Hire Cookstown 100, PLEASE get your entry in ASAP!
As an organising club, we need to gauge the interest from riders, before the 17th March, in order to see if it is viable to run this class!
At present, we only have FOUR Entries!!! Yes, FOUR Entries!! So, if you are a Moto3 rider, a GP125 Rider or a Supersport 300 rider, and you intend to compete in this years KDM Hire Cookstown 100, We need to hear from you ASAP!
The club have put a closing date for entries for this class at Tuesday 19th March!!,The club will then decide whether or not they will run this class!
This class used to be one of the best races of the day, but sadly has seen a rapid decline in recent years. Riders, it is up to you, if you wish to see this class continue at the KDM Hire Cookstown 100.”
Photo by Baylon McCaughey
Set to open Irish road race action for 2019, anticipated entrants for this years competition on the technical, tight, twisty, popular Orritor Circuit, include Ballymoney’s Darryl Tweed, McAdoo Kawasaki’s Adam McLean and Martin Jones Racing’s Michael Sweeney.
Not forgetting the two Derek’s McGee and Sheils, who have proven formidable in recent times at Cookstown, securing between a high array of podium finishes, race victories.
Reminder the 2019 KDM Hire Cookstown 100, which is set to carry over two days of competition a 16 race schedule, takes place in under fifty days time from the 26th-27th of April.
Words by Baylon McCaughey/Stevie Rial