The 2019 Ulster Quadcross & Sidecarcross Championships finally got underway at Tinker Hill near Newry on Easter Saturday with a fine day welcoming a healthy entry to the scenic wooded track
In the highly competitive Ballymac Hotel Sidecarcross Championship, Neil Campbell reunited with passenger Ross Graham (above)posted three wins from three starts, but Emma Moulds and Niki Adair chased them all the way with three fine second places, third was Geoff Ingram with new passenger Andy McKibben on board, and fourth was Jonathan Wilson and Loise Houston.
In the ATVs Only Premier Quad class, England domiciled Hillsborough man Mark McLernon (above) was in dominant form with three wins from three, while second was sometime solo rider Leon Rogers from Navan, while young Dean Dillon from Moira posted his best ever result with third overall, Justin Reid was fourth, David Cowan fifth and Aaron Haslett sixth, so some fast men behind young Dean.
The Gilchrist Plant Hire Clubman’s Support Class had a great entry and was dominated by Lisburn based Young brothers, with Jack (above) winning the overall from brother Dean, Josh Crozier and Ben Carey were third and fourth with Jamie Quinn and Kyle Orr completing the mix of youth and experience top six.
The supporting J&L Race Prep/Lloyd Acoustics/Stephen Russell Youth Quad Classes, the 250 Class was won by Alfie Walker (above) from Andrew Black with Mitchell Adams a fine third. Fourth was Ross Dillon from Ian Harron and Josh McKight.
The 110 Class was taken by Bobby Harron only 4 points ahead of Dromore girl Chloe Gibson (above), third was Harry Minish.
The 50cc Automatic Class was won by William McPolin from Rory Farren and Jake Murray.
Next round is at Tandragee on 11th May, with the British Quad Championship scheduled for the same track on 25th May, this will be the last run out for the competitors before the big day.
Images from Fran Hollywood