Amidst the negativity surrounding the cancellation of road races over the past few days, thankfully, it’s not all doom and gloom with the Mid Antrim 150 club, as they announce their plans for the forthcoming season.
Obviously, the club has taken into account the current COVID 19 Situation, and are working with the relevant authorities with regards to their proposed plans.
Having taken over the running of the popular Ballymoney Motor Cycle show in the Ballybrakes Bowling Club Hall, The club has postponed this until the later date of 26&27th March. (Depending on Government restrictions)
Photo courtesy of Baylon McCaughey
Saturday 17th April has been pencilled in for their first short circuit meeting of the year at Bishopscourt and will be known as the A1 Electrical Spring Cup.
Sunday 18th April will see something different, as the club will run the Mid Antrim 150 Team Race (each lasting 150 Minutes), two races, one for Juniors and the other for Seniors.
A special award for discounted entries for the Neil & Donny Robinson Memorial meeting will be awarded to the fastest Mid-Antrim 150 club member in both the Junior and senior classes from the USBK Meeting on 17th. More details will be released in due course.
The club returns again to Bishopscourt on the 17th & 18th July for the popular two-day event, for the Neil & Donny Robinson Memorial event.
The Mid Antrim club is also sponsoring the USBK Moto One class, with a prize fund covering the top ten finishers and the best club member overall will receive the Victor Gilmore Memorial Trophy.
The club have also some very exciting news regarding an event later in the year (details in due course), and this shows, not only does the club promote the sport actively but also try to give something back to their club members and others, Mid Antrim 150 Club, “Looking after those that make the sport Possible!”
Words by Baylon McCaughey