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Three Times Pre-TT Classic Winner Teams Up with Maria Costello for 2021

Vicky Cooke, a three-time winner in the Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races in the Sidecar class has teamed up with Maria Costello MBE to compete in the 2021 racing season, which is about to get underway on the UK. Vicky, from North Yorkshire, started racing at the age of 16 on F2s at club meetings and progressed to the BSB British Championship and Oliver’s Mount. Recently she has been classic sidecar racing with iconic drivers such as Eddy Wright, Brian …

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Headline Sponsor for Motorcycle Show

With the recent announcement of a Motorcycle Show in the Southern 100 Race Paddock in July, the organisers, Southern 100 Racing are pleased to confirm that IFGL have agreed to become ‘title sponsors’ of the event which will now be called: “The Southern 100 Motorcycle Show supported by IFGL”. Club Chairman, George Peach said: “Southern 100 Racing is greatly appreciative of IFGL for joining us as title sponsor of the Southern 100 Motorcycle Show. “This is the club’s first venture …

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Southern 100 Motorcycle Show

Southern 100 Racing are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a Motorcycle Show in July 2021 in what would have been the start of Southern 100 Race week. The one-day Show will be held in what would normally be the Race Paddock on Saturday 10th July between 10.00am and 4.00pm. In addition to promoting the Southern 100 Races, its sponsors and organisations involved with the ‘friendly races’, the main attraction will be a visit by the World-Famous Purple …

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MC Locksmith Extend & Increase Sponsorship

Southern 100 Racing are pleased to announce that MC Locksmith Services Limited have agreed to continue their sponsorship of the organisations Social Media Information Services and in doing so have increased their much-valued involvement. The specialist local company based on the White Hoe Industrial Estate in Douglas will continue to provide an IPAD and cover associated costs for all aspects of our Social Media Service. Club Secretary, Rachel Palmer, welcomed the continued support from MC Locksmith Services saying: ‘The club …

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2021 Southern 100 Becomes a Victim of Covid Virus

It is with much regret that the Directors of Southern 100 Racing must announce that the 2021 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 Road Races have been cancelled due to the ongoing Corona Virus pandemic and the uncertainty of the Isle of Man borders being fully open to general travel by July. Club Chairman and Race Secretary, George Peach said: ‘It is very disappointing that the club have had to make this decision after what appeared circumstances would …

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Vice President Retires

A long serving stalwart of the Southern 100 has decided to hang-up his ‘clipboard’ after almost 40 year’s involvement with the ‘friendly races’. Don Fairbairn took on the role of Catering Officer in 1984, when the current races had recently come under running of the present organisers and continued in that role until 1996 when he became Deputy Clerk of Works, responsible for the set-up and maintenance of the 4.25-mile Billown course. Two years later he became Clerk of Works, …

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1963 Sidecar Champion Dies

Southern 100 Racing are saddened to learn of the passing of Sidecar driver, Chris Vincent on Thursday 18th February 2021. Having successfully conquered the rigours of the Snaefell Mountain Course in winning the 1962 Sidecar TT, Chris Vincent’s next Challenge was the Billown Course, home of the Southern 100. Making a special journey back from Belgium, Chris and passenger Keith Scott made their debut at the ‘southside’ course in July 1963. On their BSA outfit, they lead the nine-lap race …

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Former Southern 100 Solo Champion Dies

Southern 100 Racing are saddened to learn of the passing of Chris Conn after a heart attack on Friday 12th February 2021. Chris had a short but successful Southern 100 Career between 1961 and 1963, riding in only four races, all on Norton machines. A debut 23rd position in the 500cc race in 1961 was followed in 1962 with a sixth place in the same class. In what was to be his final appearance on the Billown Course in 1963, …

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‘100 Club’ February Draw

Good Morning everyone, I hope you are well and the latest bad weather has not caused too many problems.  We ran the February draw on Saturday at the Southern 100 Club annual dinner, despite the snow and high winds. Please find below this months winners:- Position Number Prize Winners 1st 62 £100 Anthony James 2nd 23 £50 David Stevens 3rd 82 £25 Nancy Thomas 4th 63 £25 Peter Maddocks 5th 68 £15 Doreen Cooil 6th 78 £15 Ian Bainbridge Well …