| Ulster is Go
The Coleraine and District Motor Club, led by former
North West 200 Clerk of the Course, Billy Nutt, are
pleased to announce that this year's Ulster Grand Prix
will be going ahead as planned on Saturday the 18th
After talking to local farmers and residents, who are
still concerned with the Foot & Mouth, they are happy
to see the Ulster Grand Prix going ahead as is The
Minister of Agriculture, Mrs Rodgers, has stated there
should be no reason why the UGP could not take place
provided the necessary precautions were in place.
This year's meeting will have eight races in total;
The Newcomers Race, Production, 125 GP, Regal 600, two
Open Races and two Classic races.
Practice will be like last year with one day only on
Friday 17th August. Roads will close at 11.00am and
re-open at 17.30pm
Race day Saturday the 18th of August, the roads will
close at 10.00 am with the first race due to start at
10.45am. Roads will re-open no later than 18.30pm.
There will also be a Two Lap Parade for classic racing
bikes on Friday Afternoon and Saturday.
This years meeting will be the highlight of the 2001
cancellation ravaged calendar, with a host of stars
looking to get some action under their belts. David
Jefferies, Ian Duffus, Ian Lougher, Nigel Davies and
Paul Hunt will take on the best riders Ireland has to
offer including Adrian Archibald, Richard Britton,
Ryan Farquhar, John Donnan, Adrian McFarland and the
For further information please contact
The Race Office
on 028 703 51199 or fax 028 703 58974.
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