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Queen’s Generosity Continues

At a recent social evening at the Queen’s Hotel, Laxey members of the Southern 100 Racing Club were presented with a cheque for £800.00 for the Supporters Club Funds. The generous amount had been raised over the past twelve-months by the regulars and visitors to the popular Laxey hostelry and was handed over by Fred Adlem on behalf of all involved at ‘The Queens’ to Southern 100 Club President, Phil Taubman MBE. The photograph shows Fred Adlem presenting a cheque …

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Alan ‘Bud’ Jackson

The Southern 100 Race organisers were saddened to receive news that long-time Billown competitor, Alan ‘Bud’ Jackson had succumbed to injuries received during Thursday Evening’s Qualifying for the Classic TT. Bud as he was known to everyone, first raced at the Southern 100 in 1975 finishing 17th in the 250cc Lightweight race and returned annually through to 1983, before taking a sabbatical until making a ‘come-back’ in 1991 which continued up to and included the events 50th anniversary year 2005. …

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Isle of Man Police Helmet Raises £1300.00

The Moddey Dhoo Motor Cycle Club held its annual Denis Barlow Memorial Rock n Roll Night at the Manx Legion Club on Wednesday 29th August 2018. Chief Constable Gary Roberts generously donated an Isle of Man Constabulary White Helmet, which during the year had been signed by many TT and Southern 100 competitors and was auctioned during the evening. An amazing £1300.00 was raised for this unique helmet – the proud new owner, a gentleman from the South West of …

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Rock n Roll Night in Aid of Southern 100 Supporters Club

A fabulous Rock n Roll Night is promised by The Moddey Dhoo Motor Cycle Club as they present the 2019 Denis Barlow’s Memorial Rock n Roll Night at the Manx Legion Club, North Quay, Douglas. The event takes place on Wednesday 29th August from 7.30pm till late! There will be live music from The Rockits and Entry is by donations at the door of £5.00. A white Isle of Man Constabulary Police Helmet signed by Southern 100 and TT riders …

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Metzeler ‘Rising Stars’ Tyre Awards.

Leading tyre manufacturer Metzeler are providing special tyre sponsorship to the ‘rising stars’ of road racing who will have been racing at the Radcliffe’s Post TT Road Races and the Isle of Man Steam Packet International Southern 100 Road Races on the Colas Billown Course. Ten sets of Metzeler Tyres were available to be awarded to the rising stars with three competitors, Jonathan Perry, Jamie Williams and Ryan Kneen receiving their awards at the end of the Radcliffe’s Post TT …

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Extended Southern 100 Coverage on British Eurosport 2

Extended coverage of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races 2018 can be seen on British Eurosport 2 during August, Southern 100 Racing are pleased to confirm. The races, filmed by Isle of Man company Greenlight Televison, highlights of this year’s races will be shown over three one-hour programmes on the 4 th , 18 th & 19 th August at various times as shown below. Saturday 4th August 18.00 – 19.00 Saturday 18th August …

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Five Timer for McGee at Faugheen

Current on-form rider Derek McGee added another five race wins, including the feature race to his cv. at the Faugheen 50 Road Races, near Carrick-on- Suir, Co Tipperary receiving the Man of the Meeting award at the latest round of the Duke Road Race Rankings Championship 2018. The Mullingar Missile achieved these victories on the back of four wins at Walderstown, Athlone and five wins at Enniskillen in Co. Fermanagh and once again tops the table, having previously headed the …

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Metzeler Award Winners

Leading tyre manufacturer Metzeler provided special tyre sponsorship to the marshals who were on duty at the recent Isle of Man Steam Packet International Southern 100 Road Races held on the Colas Billown Course in the Isle of Man. All marshals who arrived on their motorcycles were entered in a draw for a set of Metzeler Motorcycle tyres. Four sets of tyres were made available by the company and the draw took place on the morning of Championship Day, Thursday …

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James Cowton – A Southern 100 Tribute

James Cowton certainly made his intentions known during his debut race at the 2012 Southern 100, finishing second to Ryan Kneen in the Station Garage 400cc race and then took tenth place in the S & S Motors 600cc race. The then twenty-year-old picked up two unwanted DNF’s in the second 400cc race and later in the Solo Championship race. Twelve months later and the Driffield rider was back taking another podium place for third in the Mike Kerruish Plumbing …

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Southern 100 to be Broadcast on ITV4

Southern 100 Racing are pleased to announce that highlights of the 2018 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races will be shown on ITV4 on Monday and Tuesday 23rd & 24th July commencing at 8.00pm on both evenings. Southern 100 Racing is indebted to Greenlight Television for their continued coverage of the races on the Colas Billown Course and to ITV4 for including the event in their prime-time schedules.