Road Racing News

Prospective Billown Debutants, Next Gen Roads Exponents, Seasoned Event Exponents Amongst Early Southern 100 Entrants

Although the entry process for the 2019 Southern 100 is still in it’s early stages, there’s already been a diverse mix of racers placing entries in for the popular July based meeting.

Racers to have placed entries in thus far include Doncaster’s Mark Goodings, third place finisher in the 2014 Newcomers C Manx Grand Prix, Gavin Brown, up coming Manx roads talent Paul Cassidy, plus Andy Sailor, Richard Charlton and David McConnachy.

Five prospective Southern 100 debutants, have also confirmed their intention to tackle for the first time the ‘Friendly Races’.

The five racers are Kieran Brockie, Laurence Jones, Michael Bates, Albert Walker who’s also set to sample this year the Tandragee 100, and Russia’s Danila Krasniuk, who competed last year at Finland’s iconic roads course, Imatranajo.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Alongside the aforementioned racers, additional anticipated entrants for competition in July at Billown, include back to back reigning solo champion Dean Harrison, Wilcock Consulting backed Michael Evans, PreZ Racing’s Jamie Coward and three wheeling stars John Holden/Lee Cain.

Reminder the 2019 Southern 100 runs from the 8th to the 11th of July, with the 11th of July hosting ‘Championship Day’ at Billown, with the prestigious Solo, Sidecar Championship crowns up for grabs.

Words by Stevie Rial