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Sponsors/Prize Money Announced For The Mid Antrim 150

The sponsors for all races plus prize money for the returning Mid Antrim 150, have been announced.

Overall prize fund for the popular meeting is £18,000 pounds. Winner of the feature race of the meeting, the grand final sees a first prize of £1,500 pounds.

The first 600 in the grand final is set to win £100 pounds and the Victor Gilmore memorial trophy, donated by Victor Gilmore’s family.

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Photo by Rod Neill

Rider of the meeting award, has a prize of £500 pounds, whilst leading newcomers in each race are set to win £50 provided by prime event sponsors JFM Haulage.

Sponsors for races at the 2016 Mid Antrim 150 are as follows:

Open race Gregg Transport
Supersport race 1 Hill Contracts
Supersport race 2 Ballyprint
Lightweight (250/400/450) Logan’s Hardware
Super Twins Clough Glasgow Rangers Supporters Club
Junior Support Harley’s Bar Of Kilkeel
Senior Support Wilsons Of Rathkenny
Junior Classic Patton’s Bar and Restaurant
Open 2 Stroke Quarry Plants and Spares
Senior Classic Diamond Trucks NI

Anticipated entrants for the opening round of the 2016 Duke Road Race Rankings championship, are set to include 2013 Irish road race superbike champion Derek Sheils, Derek McGee, Davy Morgan, Paul Jordan and Michael Sweeney.

Riders planning to make their debut’s around Mid Antrim include Sam Johnson and 2013 Newcomers A Manx Grand Prix winner, Chris Dixon.

Entries for the meeting on the 1st to the 2nd of April, close on the 19th of March.

Words by Stevie Rial

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