With just hours till roads close at Skerries, anticipation is building for the third Irish national roads meeting of 2017.
Alongside the established front runners/hungry rising stars, newcomer former race winner within the British Superstock 600 championship, Davey Todd makes his roads debut, competing on Longshot Racing’s Yamaha, in the Open and Grand Final races.
Michael Dunlop is entered on his own teams S1000RR BMW, it remains to be seen though, as to whether the 15 times TT winner, will be competing at Skerries.
Photo by Rod Neill
Practice/race schedule, for Skerries which is set to be graced by in total 13 races, is as follows:
roads close 1 PM – 9:30 PM
2 Warm up laps
5 Timed laps
Practice order TBC:
Race 1 Open Championship Race 7 Laps
Race 2 Junior Support 7 Laps
Race 3 Classic A 250/350 6 Laps
Race 4 Supersport Championship Race 7 Laps
Race 5 250/400 Championship Race 7 Laps
Race 6 Open Non Championship Race 7 Laps
Race 6 a 600/Open Non Qualifier 6 Laps
Race 7 125 Championship Race 7 Laps
Race 8 Classic B 500/1000 6 Laps
Race 9 Super Twins 7 Laps
Race 9 a Junior Support 7 Laps
Race 10 Senior Support 7 Laps
Race 11 Grand Final 9 Laps
Words by Stevie Rial