Southern 100 Racing 2022 Dates Confirmed
Southern 100 Racing are pleased to announce the dates for the three road races held on the Colas Billown Course during 2022.
The confirmed dates are:
Blackford Financial Services Pre-TT Classic Road Races
Friday, Saturday, and Monday, 27th, 28th & 30th May 2022
DAO Post TT Road Races
Saturday 11th June 2022
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 Road Races
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th July 2022
The Blackford Financial Services Pre-TT Classic Road Races and the DAO Post TT Road Races which ‘book-end’ the Isle of Man TT Races get the action underway, after an enforced two-year sabbatical due to the Covid pandemic.
July sees the welcome return of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 Road Races which has aracted the top road racers, since 1955, including many future British and World Champions – riders of the calibre of Terry Shepherd, Bob McIntyre, Phil Read, John Hartle, Ron Langston, Selwyn Griffiths, Con Law, Brian Reid, Kenny Harrison, Joey Dunlop, Dave Leach, Phillip McCallen, Jason Griffiths, Bob Jackson, Robert Dunlop, Ian Lougher, Guy Martin, Cameron Donald, Ryan Farquhar, Michael & William Dunlop and Dean Harrison, have all ‘cut their teeth’ around the 4.25-mile Colas Billown course in the south of the Island.
Sidecars arrived in 1962 and from the early days the ‘cream of the charioteers’ have provided the unique thrilling acon that only the three-wheel crews can, again TT winners and World Champions have graced the meeting, from Charlie Freeman to the seven times Sidecar Champion, Tim Reeves.
As race organisers, Southern 100 Racing are currently planning for next year and will have everything in place for road racing to resume on the Colas Billown Course.
Our partners, The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Limited are already publicising their comprehensive metables of sailings for 2022 which can be found at www.steam-packet.com .
It is also perhaps a timely reminder to everyone travelling to the Isle of Man, by whatever means to make sure that you have sufficient health insurance. The reciprocal agreement between the Isle of Man Health Service and the UK Naonal Health Service only covers inial emergency treatment in hospital. Any additional service must be (hopefully) covered by personal insurance, or you could end up paying! (Competitors are covered in the case of a racing incident).
Southern 100 Racing look forward to welcoming back fans old and new to the three ‘friendly races’ held on the Colas Billown Course since 1955.
Full informaon and updates can be found on the club’s official website, www.southern100.com and on our Facebook page hps://www.facebook.com/S100RoadRaces .
Southern 100 Racing are very much indebted to our race headline sponsors, Blackford Financial Services, DAO Holdings, and the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company for their much valued and connuing support aer a two- year absence from racing.
In the meantime, keep well and stay safe and see you in 2022!