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Sidecarcross: Weather forces local riders to England

The recent cancellation off the Ulster sidecarcross championship meetings has destroyed the preparation for two local sidecar teams who will be competing at the opening round of the world championship in Lommel, Belgium at the start of April.

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Richard Bird wins overall at opening Irish Championship round at Munster.

Richard Bird wins Irish opener

Reigning Irish Champion Richard Bird from Lisburn made the perfect start to his title defence coming away from the opening round in Munster at the weekend with the overall win despite some issues on the way.

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Martin Barr takes fifth at opening round of the MX2 Maxxis British Championship

Martin Barr finishes fifth in Doncaster

The opening round of the Maxxis British Championship took place at a wet and windy Fat Cats, Doncaster at the weekend with local rider Martin Barr taking fifth overall in the MX2 class. The Crescent Yamaha rider qualified sixth fastest and in his opening race finished fourth followed by sixth in race two.

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Top 10 fastest riders ever at North West 200

The North West 200 will reach a milestone this year as the event celebrates its 90th anniversary meeting from May 14-19. Tom Herron lapped at 127.63mph in 1978 before chicanes were introduced, but who are the fastest riders ever to lap the current 8.9-mile 'Triangle' course?
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Luke Clements

Luke Clements hopes Supersport Cup class will reignite career

Larne rider Luke Clements became the youngest ever Irish Short Circuit Champion at 13, when he secured the 2016 Irish Moto3/125GP title on the PBS Larne Honda but since then his racing has been somewhat under the radar with not many memorable results to write home about.

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Graeme Irwin pictured with his brother Glenn at the Spanish testing

Spanish test for Graeme Irwin

Carrick’s Graeme Irwin began his move away from motocross last weekend when he had his first outing in the Spanish sunshine at Monteblanco on the Kawasaki ZX10RR that he will race in the British Superstock 1000 class.

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