Rea is Irish Motorcyclist of the Year

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Jonathan Rea won the Motorcyclist of the Year award at the sixth annual Irish Racer Awards on Friday night. Over 550 guests attended the event, held in the Ramada Hotel, Belfast.

The huge event is now generally regarded as the biggest night of its kind in bike sport.

The big winners:


Red Bull Young Rider of the Year: Lee Johnston

Velux Team of the Year: Relentless Suzuki

Arai Europe Services to Sport: MCUI Travelling Marshal's

Black Horse Short Circuit rider of the Year: Jonathan Rea

Black Horse Short Circuit Merit Award: Alastair Seeley

Fabdraw International Road Racer of the Year: Cameron Donald

Ambridge National Road Racer of the Year: Ryan Farquhar

Irish Racer Fans’ Race of the Year: Michael Dunlops NW200 win

GPS International Achievement Award: Andrew Pitt

Bridgestone Hall of Fame: Eddie Laycock

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Stephen Davison

By Stephen Davison

Biographer of John McGuinness & road racing's foremost writer & photographer