cyclingulsterRound 6 of the 2016 Ulster Road Series takes place on Saturday with the East Antrim Club`s Audi Grand Prix at Ballynure.
A healthy £100 is up for grabs for first across the line, with prizes for the top 6 and first Junior and A3. east antrim logo
The 100km event has its race HQ at the Straid Orange Hall, with sign-on open from 930 and racing at 11am.
The race is round 6 of the Ulster series, with the current standings below –

1 Angus Ffyfe 19
2 Ali MacAuley 16
3= David Hamilton 15
JonnyTaylor 15
5 Paul McCarter 11
6= Roger Aiken 10
Craig Rea 10
Derek Finnegan 10
Ryan Reilly 10
10= Craig McAuley 9
David Watson 9
James Ambrose 9
Ali Gribbon 9


On Sunday there is a choice events with Road Races, a Time Trial and one of the calendar`s most popular Leisure events taking place.

In County Down, Banbridge CC host the Noel Teggart memorial race; A race with a long history and a past winners list which reads like a ‘who’s whbanbridge logoo’ of Irish domestic cycling, the 2016 edition of the Noel Teggart Memorial looks to continue that tradition.  Coming just 1 week ahead of the Irish National Championships the races will surely attract a very competitive field of riders.
The main event for the day will be for A1/A2 riders which will cover 7 laps of the 12 mile circuit for a total distance of approx. 82 miles / 128km and with a £300 cash prize for 1st place, and cash prizes for the top 10 finishers and first A2 rider the demand is expected to be high and attract a very competitive field.
A dedicated race for A3 Senior and Junior riders will cover 6 laps for a total distance of approx. 70 miles/112km.  Again a very generous cash prize pot will be on offer for the first 6 riders as well as first woman.
The A4 race will cover 5 laps to give the competitors a total distance of approx. 58 miles / 93km and also offer up cash prizes for the top 6 riders as well as first woman.
As usual there will be a programme of youth events on offer for under 16’s, 14’s and 12’s. The under 16 race will cover 3 laps of the same course as the seniors to give a total distance of approx. 34 miles/54km.
The under 14 race will cover a total distance of approx. 10.5 miles/17km while the under 12’s will face a total race distance of 5 miles/8km.
Prizes for the first 3 rider in each youth race will be on offer as well as a prize for the first girl in each.
All races will commence at 12:00 from Havlock Park, with sign-on available from 10:00 – 11:30.

Further North in County Antrim, and Ballymoney CC are running the Fathers Day 25 Mile Time Trial on the A26. Sign on is from 8am with the first rider off a 9. B`money1

All entry money goes to the prize fund with the first 5 overall, 1st Woman and £50 to a Charity of the winner`s choice.

Meanwhile in the West, Strabane-Lifford CC are promoting the SLCC GP with two races on the Programme, One for A3 & A3 Juniors and the second for A4s, Women and A4 Juniors.
HQ is Maggie`s Tavern bar, St. Johnston, Co Donegal with sign-on from 9am. slcc logo



Sunday also sees north Down CC`s Coastal Challenge Leisure event taking to the perimeter roads of the Ards Peninsula.

Coastal Challenge 16. 1

One of the most popular events on the Calendar, now in to its 15th year, with more details on