McCord brothers in fine form.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

McCord brothers in fine form. thumbnail Jordan McCord was in fine form at Aghadowey at the weekend.

A PODIUM finisher at this year's British Championship KTM series, Jordan McCord opened his 2017 Aghadowey Winter Series Pit Bike Championship account with a brace of second placings behind BSB star Glenn Irwin.

On board his Honda, McCord led both races before Irwin managed to find a way past to take the chequered flag first.

Nevertheless, it was indeed a fine performance by the Cookstown rider.

Keeping it in the family, younger brother Matthew was in scinilitaing form, taking three wins in the junior Pit Bike races from fellow Cookstown rider Dylan McCrory.

Cameron Dawson, the 2017 Junior Cup champion, was in action in the Senior Pit Bikes on Saturday, taking sixth and seventh placings.

The day's proccedings at Aghadowey were curtailed when the ambulance was need to take Shea McCrory to hospital following a first lap crash, when McCrory,the GP class leader collided with a competitor. Thankfully he was given the all clear after getting checked over in Coleraine Hospital.

The second round of this three round series is scheduled for Saturday, 11 November.

Alan Bonner Memorial Night At this year's Isle of Man TT races, popular road racer Alan Bonner lost his life in a freak accident.

Alan was riding for NW Racing Team, and this Saturday, Noel Williamson has organised a memorial night, where funds raised will go to his family and daughter.

The support for this night has been enormous, and with the quality of riders attending, including 15 times Isle of Man TT winner Michael Dunlop, and twice British Champion and record North West winner Alastair Seeley, along with Derek Sheils, William Dunlop, Micko Sweeney and Brian McCormack, the chat show alone with be a great occasion.

There are also great items for the auction, and such is the support that the organising committee are now offering items for auction online, and there are some fantastic memorabilia items up for grabs to the highest bidder.

It takes place on 4 November in the City North Hotel, near Dublin, at exit 7 on M1, starting at 7.30pm.

Tickets are available at €15 and will be at the door, but patrons are advised to arrive early as the first of the two chat shows will start at 8pm, and the auction and raffle will follow. To finish off the night there will be a DJ.

This Saturday night, the ICRA will hold their annual prize giving in the Old Coach House Bar, Glaslough, starting at 8.30pm.


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