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Kirk­istown Race Se­ries — a unique se­ries of evening races around the Kirk­istown mo­tor rac­ing cir­cuit. Ap­prox­i­mately 100 adults and chil­dren take part with races for all ages and cat­e­gories on the last Wed­nes­day of the month from April-septem­ber. The club holds time tri­als on the other Wed­nes­day evenings dur­ing the sea­son.

The club has a rich rac­ing his­tory with many past and present na­tional cham­pi­ons and a strong cur­rent race group.

Alistair and Ger­ald Irvine rep­re­sented Ire­land and won sev­eral cham­pi­onships, and also com­peted in six con­sec­u­tive Com­mon­wealth Games from 1982-2002.

Tom and Ian Henry hold the North­ern Ire­land two-man, 12-hour dis­tance record at 485 miles.

Club mem­bers reg­u­larly par­tic­i­pate in the Rás rep­re­sent­ing Co Down.

An­drew Chivers, Ul­ster ju­nior road race cham­pion 2015.

Katie Arm­strong, Ir­ish na­tional U16 cri­terium cham­pion 2016.

Michael Hamil­ton, twice NI road race cham­pion (1997 & 2000).

Ross Blayney, first Ir­ish rider se­lected for sup­port from the Dave Rayner Fund for rac­ing in France.

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