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William Dunlop

In News, Riders by S100 Admin133 Comments

It is with much regret and sadness that Southern 100 Racing learnt of the passing of William Dunlop, as a result of injuries received whilst practising for the Skerries 100 Road races on Saturday afternoon 7th July 2018. William Dunlop first raced on the Billown Course, as a newcomer in the 2004 Southern 100, taking a ninth place in his …

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Hot weather concerns for Race Fans and Marshals

In Club Press Release, marshals, News by S100 Admin1640 Comments

Following the long spell of hot weather, the land surrounding the Colas Billown Course is tinder dry and we ask that everybody in these areas take extra care when discarding cigarette butts. If you intend to use a barbecue, please make the Marshals in this area aware and don’t leave temporary barbecues smouldering. Finally, keep hydrated and protected from the …

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Foraging Vintners Increase Their Support

In News, Sponsors by S100 Admin1441 Comments

Foraging Vintners is an Isle of Man craft winery that uses non-grape based produce to create delicate sparkling wines. Based in Port Erin Foraging Vintners joined forces with the Southern 100 organisers last year, providing magnums of their Rhunessa Sparking Wine for the main race winners. Which were very well received. Founder and Director Ian Swindells was well pleased with …

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4 HIRE ASSIST SOUTHERN 100 NEWCOMERS

In News, Sponsors by S100 Admin7 Comments

The record number of Newcomers that were accepted for the 2017 Isle of Man Steam Packet Southern 100 International Road Races have been eclipsed by the entries this year. Last year thirty solo riders and four sidecar crews made their debut on the Colas Billown Course – 2018 sees the total rise to 36 solo competitors and no less than 10 Sidecar crews, including two …

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COWTON SHATTERS RECORDS AT POST TT ROAD RACES

In News, Records, Riders by S100 Admin29 Comments

James Cowton, 2014 Duke Road Race Rankings Champion entered all three races at the Radcliffe’s Butchers Post TT Road Races, round seven of the 2018 series, held on the challenging 4.25-mile Colas Billown Circuit in the south of the Isle of Man. Twice he was thwarted in taking the chequered cloth, first in the Supersport race by his McAdoo Kawasaki team-mate Adam McLean, then …

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Voice of the Southern 100 Dies

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Maurice Mawdsley, long-time commentator, based at the start-finish on Castletown By-pass during the Southern 100 Road Races held on the Colas Billown Course has died. Maurice first sat in the drivers cab of an old Isle of Man Transport double-decker, which had been converted into the main commentary point and race control in 1988, moving to the splendour of the …

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SOUTHERN 100 BIKER MARSHALS CAN WIN A SET OF NEW TYRES

In News by S100 Admin3 Comments

Marshals who use their motorcycles to travel to the Colas Billown Circuit for marshalling at this year’s Southern 100, are invited to enter a prize draw for a new set of tyres. Five sets have been made available from METZELER and winners will be drawn by TIM GLOVER on MANX RADIO during commentary on Championship Race Day Thursday. The lucky winners will receive their vouchers during …

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DAVEY TODD TO MAKE SOUTHERN 100 DEBUT

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Cookstown Burrows Engineering’s rising star Davey Todd is set to make his racing debut on the ColasBillown Course at this year’s Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races next month. Davey started showing his racing credentials at the Skerries 100 Road Races in 2017, taking three fourth places finishes during the meeting, most notably in the County Crest Grand Final, following …

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METZELER PROVIDE TYRE SPONSORSHIP

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Leading tyre manufacturer Metzeler are providing special tyre sponsorship to the ‘rising stars’ of road racing who will have been racing at the recent Radcliffe’s Post TT Road Races and the forthcoming Isle of Man Steam Packet International Southern 100 Road Races in July. Three competitors received their awards at the end of the Radcliffe’s Post TT Road Races from …

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Dan Kneen

In News, Riders by S100 Admin2724 Comments

Southern 100 Racing are devastated hearing the news that Dan Kneen died during Wednesday evening’s practice session on the TT Mountain Course. Onchan rider, Dan had a long association with the Southern 100, enjoying his most successful year last year, finishing second on the 1000 DTR BMW to Dean Harrison in the prestigious Manx Gas Solo Championship Race after securing three similar …