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Southern 100 Marshals Special Discount Scheme for Returning Marshals in 2020

In News by Phil Edge

The Southern 100 Marshals Association and the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company are pleased to announce that the special discount scheme for volunteers travelling to marshal at the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races in 2020 will be in place once again. Eligibility for a special discount is by invitation, based on a database …

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New Colas Signs Publicise 2020 Dates

In News by Phil Edge

Colas – Isle of Man have confirmed their involvement with Southern 100 Racing as official Course Sponsor for 2020 and beyond, with the 4.25-mile course continuing to be known as The Colas Billown Course. As part of the increased association with the three road races held annually, the locally based company have recently erected new ‘road signs’ at the Start …

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30 Years of Classics at Billown

In News by Phil Edge

The first Pre-TT Classic Races on the Billown Course were held on 31st May 1988, the meeting consisting of four races, a combined 250cc/350cc; 500cc; Unlimited and Sidecars and attracted 115 entries in all. Additional classes have been introduced and some classes replaced over the years with the present Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races catering for Single Cylinder 250/350cc; Lightweight …

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Long Term Flag Marshal Dies

In News by Phil Edge

Southern 100 Racing has learnt of the sad passing of one of its long-term Flag Marshals, Eric Alexander. Eric hung-up his well-used flags after the 2016 races having been an official Flag Marshal for nearly 60 years, most latterly towards the end of the Castletown By-pass on the entrance to the Paddock road. On Championship Day 2017, Eric was presented …

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Old Market Inn ‘The Small Pubs Heart Gets Even Bigger!’

In News by Phil Edge

The Old Market Inn on Chapel Row in Douglas may be the smallest pub in the Isle of Man, but it is one with the biggest heart when it comes to supporting the Southern 100 Supporters Fund. At a social gathering, Dave Ratcliffe handed over a cheque for £2,500.00 to Southern 100 Club Chairman George Peach. Barman Colin Scott sprang …

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Mrs Shirley Nicholson

In News by Phil Edge

Southern 100 Racing are saddened to learn of the passing of Mrs Shirley Nicholson on Sunday 6th October 2019. Wife of the clubs immediate past President (2002 – 2017), the late Derek Nicholson, Shirley passed away peacefully in Nobles Hospital after a short illness. Southern 100 Racing pass on their sincere condolences to her daughter Vanda and partner Colin, granddaughter …

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Rock n Roll Night Raises £1454.00!

In News by Phil Edge

A fabulous Rock n Roll Night was promised by The Moddey Dhoo Motor Cycle Club as they presented the 2019 Denis Barlow’s Memorial Rock n Roll Night at the Manx Legion Club, North Quay, Douglas at the end of August. And what a night it was, headlined by local band The Rockits the music was excellent with many reliving their …

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Southern 100 President Undergoes Major Surgery

In News by Phil Edge

Southern 100 President Phil Taubman MBE is recovering in hospital after being diagnosed with bleeding on the brain. He was flown to Walton Hospital on Friday operated on, on Saturday – the surgery went well and was watching tv on Sunday. Phil hopes to be back on the Island shortly. All his many friends from the Motorcycle community wish him …

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Southern 100 DVD 2019

In News by Phil Edge

The Southern 100 Road Races could have been renamed the Dean Harrison road races in 2019 as the Bradford star dominated proceedings in the solo classes. With Jamie Coward, Michael Dunlop, Dom Herbertson and Ryan Kneen to keep Dean honest, the meeting was never going to be a dull one, especially when you add the epic sidecars into the mix. …