Knockhill Racing Circuit today welcomed the cream of Irish bike racing to Fife this afternoon (Sunday 30th August). Irish competitors lined up alongside their Scottish counterparts to compete in the Ulster Centre Short Circuit Championship.
Jillian Shedden, Knockhill Managing Director said; “It’s a real joy to welcome some of the best Irish bike racers to Scotland. As a circuit we are always striving to attract new championships and racing classes to Scotland. This latest visit from some of Ireland’s brightest stars only strengthens a long standing Celtic connection here at Knockhill.”
Irish Super bike stars such as Denver Robb, Kirk Jamieson and Richard Rae tackled the twists and turns of the 1.3 mile championship circuit. But it was David Haire from Lisburn, riding his D.H.R. Honda who completed the 10 laps in the quickest time to claim victory.
Haire commented; “It’s been a fantastic weekend, we’ve been made to feel really welcome and everyone has just been so helpful. I’m sure a lot of the guys share my sentiments and l’d like to express my thanks to everyone involved. The circuit was great and l can’t wait to come back next year!”.
The next bike racing to take place at Knockhill is the finale to the Scottish Championship Season on Sunday 4th October. There are a number of championships still in the melting pot and the racing will surely supply some exhilarating entertainment. Knockhill Racing Circuit pride themselves on there friendly and inclusive approach to motor sport. Adult, kids and family tickets are available for this event and can be purchased online here.
Image shows David Haire on his way to victory at Knockhill