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 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 August.

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 rest.

For further information please contact
The Race Office on 028 703 51199 or fax 028 703 58974.

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