Off Road Incident Thwarts McGee’s Cookstown 100

Off Road Incident Thwarts McGee’s Cookstown 100

Former Duke Road Race Rankings Champion Derek McGee has been forced to pull out of next month’s KDM Hire Cookstown 100, after the Mullingar racer sustained a broken pelvis from a recent off road riding incident.

It’s been revealed that McGee has broken his pelvis in seven places and Road Racing News wishes the leading Irish road racer a very swift and speedy recovery.

Prior to today’s announcement the 2018 Lightweight TT runner-up looked set to be amongst the prime contenders for Superbike, Supersport success at Cookstown.

Feature race winner in 2019, he’s been involved in recent years in many a gripping battle with the likes of Adam McLean, Derek Sheils and Michael Dunlop, all of whom are set to return to Cookstown.

Reminder the latest Orritor circuit racing extravaganza, the second Irish road race of 2021 runs from the 10th-11th of September.

Photo credit: Baylon McCaughey

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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