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Ulster Grand Prix under threat

The Ulster Grand Prix has issued a press release this morning that this year’s race is under serious threat ‘as much needed and promised funding hasn’t materialised’. Noel Johnston, Clerk of the Course, said. “Last year the Motorcycle Union of Ireland (MCUI)(UC) informed us that the Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure (DCAL) had earmarked £50,000 for essential maintenance and safety...

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TheRash

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TheRash says:

Where's HMG ?

What's up with this? The British government has been funding these races for years. Where's the money gone now ? Just because there's a recession doesn't mean the race should be abandoned by HMG!!! They are still paying for the NW200. Call your local elected official and file a complaint on this one.

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eltomo

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eltomo says:

All Readers!

tap the company you work for up for sponsorship! this is world class racing and this show must go on

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clarkson2197fsworldcouk

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All Planned

The goverments and insurance company's are creating a enviroment where road racing will no longer be a viable option due to massive liabilaty and insurance costs.

its not just happening its planned as the goverments want a end to all road racing and this is a easy way to end this great sport

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1127kat

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1127kat says:

Ulster Grand Prix under threat

sounds like a daft idea but why not organize some kind of an official donation scheme. kind of a whip-round only on a much larger scale. i for one would make a donation as would i'm sure thousands of other road racing fans. food for thought maybe :)

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