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Roads Giants A Plenty Confirmed For 2019 North West 200 Launch

International roads giants a plenty are confirmed to attend the upcoming Lodge Hotel, Coleraine based launch of this years FonaCAB International North West 200 in association with Nicholl Oils.

World class racers set to grace the ‘Meet the Stars’ event include Triangle course maestro’s Glenn Irwin and Alastair Seeley.

Boasting between them 27 North West 200 victories, they are widely tipped to add to their prodigious NW200 CV’s in May, as both aim to enhance their already unique, legendary reputations on the iconic Triangle course.

Photo by Rod Neill

Others Coleraine bound for the 28th of February based meeting launch and keen to provide stiff competition and some to the likes of Irwin, Seeley, Peter Hickman and Michael Dunlop include Silicone Engineering Racing’s Dean Harrison, Honda Racing’s Ian Hutchinson and McAdoo Kawasaki’s Adam McLean.

High profile newcomer Richard Cooper, Six times International Road Race winner Lee Johnston, Jeremy McWilliams, Maria Costello MBE are all also set to attend the event launch which year in year out provides laughs a plenty, good entertainment and prime exposure online for the North West 200.

Words by Stevie Rial