Our next event is the Shane Cup Trial which is the 7th Round of the Irish Championship and will be held on Sat 24th March 2018 at 11am on Shilnavogy Hill.
To view the current Irish Championship standings click here
Regulations are now available to view for our next event which is being run as a fund raiser for the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance.
The event takes place on Sat 13 January 2018 at 11:00 am at Ballynulto Quarry outside Broughshane.
All grades from Semi Expert down will be catered for and the event will be suitable for beginners.
To view the regulations click here
For more information on the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance visit their website by clicking here
Further information on the event will be available soon.
On Sat 28 Oct 2017 84 competitors competed in the Slemish Cup Trial sponsored by JP Corry The Complete Building Supplier over 3 laps of the famous mountain circuit.
In the Expert Elite Grade Harold McQuaid took his 4th victory in a row winning the Mackness Cup on 18 marks with 2nd place tied between Chris Brown and Stuart McClurg on 38 marks lost, with Brown winning the tie breaker with the most cleans. Josh Hanlon was 4th with 46 marks lost.
In the Expert Grade a tight battle between five riders saw Andrew McCrory take the win with 39 marks lost. Alex Lennox’s total of 41 marks was good enough for second with 3rd place going to Jake Hanlon on 42
The Semi Expert Grade was won by Philip Hanlon on a total of 15 marks lost. Second place went to Stephen Murphy on 24 with Stuart Hanlon following closely behind on 27.
Five marks separated the 1st three in the Clubman Grade with Terence Mckee taking the win on 1 mark lost. Philip McClurg was second on 3 marks lost with Stephen Pyper 3rd with a total of 5.
The winner of the Sportsman grade was Ross McCullough with 4 marks lost, David Glasgow on 5 marks was second with Alistair Galloway 3rd on 7
Winners of the Youth Grades were Callum Mcallister Youth A, Jay Pyper Youth B, Ross Allen Youth C Big Course, William McLearnon Youth C Small Course , Youth D Samuel Maxwell and Youth E Ethan Gawley.
The Club would like to thank Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, our sponsors JP Corry & Michelin PLC and all landowners, observers and helpers who made this event a possible on the day.
Full Results are available on the results page.
Regulations are now available to view for our next event, The JP Corry Slemish Cup.
The event takes place on Sat 28 Nov 2017 at 10:30am
To view the regulations click here
The club are indebted to JP Corry Ltd our sponsor, please take time to view their website at https://www.jpcorry.com/
This event is also the last round of the Mid Antrim Michelin Trials Series. Check out the results page to see the current standings
Torrential rain prior to the start of the event did not deter the 81 riders who took part in the first running of the Jimmy Smyth Memorial trial which was run at Upper Shilnavogy over 4 laps of 10 sections and was the 3rd round of the Mid Antrim Michelin Trial Series.
12 Riders battled it out for the overall win in the Expert Elite Grade. At the half way stage of the event Chris Brown led on 16 marks with Josh Hanlon following behind on 20 with Matthew Millar 3rd on 22 marks lost. Things turned around with Josh posting a second card of 8 marks lost to Chris’s 14 meaning Josh took the overall win on a total of 28 marks lost. Stuart McClurg came from 4th place at the half way stage to take 2nd on 30 marks lost with the leader at the half way stage Chris Brown finishing 3rd on 32 marks lost.
A tight battle for semi expert honours result in a tie break for 1st place between John Millar and Gareth Mackey both on 20 marks. In the end the result went Millar’s way, John having the most cleans 26 to Gareth’s 25. Brian Mcloughlin was 3rd on 28 marks lost.
Three marks separated the first three in the clubman class. Stephen Pyper beat Philip McClurg by one mark for the class win, 6 to 7 with Ryan Sailes who looked set for the win going into the last lap 3rd on 9 marks lost.
The biggest grade on the day was the sportsman grade with 9 marks covering the first 9 riders. Andy Higgins took the win on 1 mark lost, Ross McCullough was second on 2 marks lost with Alistair Galloway 3rd on 4 marks lost.
Youth grade winners were Youth A Jordan Nixon, Youth B Jay Pyper, Youth C Dylan Smyth, Youth C Small Wheel William Mclernon, Youth D Samuel Maxwell, Youth E Ethan Gawley.
Michelin Series Standings After 3 Rounds
Stephen Pyper 40
Alistair Galloway 35
David Glasgow 31
George Robinson 26
Cameron Grieve 25
Jamie Chambers 24
James Chambers 22
The third round of the Mid Antrim Michelin Trials Series continues on Sat 9th September 2017 with the inaugural running of the Jimmy Smyth Memorial Trial at Upper Shilnavogy just outside Broughshane.
The Smyth name is synonymous with motorcycle trials in Ireland and it is a pleasure for the Mid Antrim Motor Club to assist the Smyth family in running this event.
The event starts at 11am and is open to all grades.
Save time on the day by entering online by sending an email to email@example.com containing your name, grade & license number.
This is event is also closed to club members only. Club membership can be obtained by joining on the day or online by clicking on the membership page at the top of the site.
The Off Road section of the Mid Antrim Motor Club are delighted to announce that Michelin Tyre PLC have renewed their sponsorship with the club by agreeing to back the Michelin Mid Antrim Trials Series again this year. The series, which is now into its 9th year and has been a fantastic success, will be run over the four Mid Antrim events this year.
This unique series is open to all Mid Antrim Club members but they must be members BEFORE the events take place, so it is important that all competitors get joined up prior to the first event so as they can ensure that all the rounds count in their final score.
Remember you can now join the club online by visiting the membership page.
The unique scoring system for the series means that competitors from every grade have a chance of success in the series has can be seen from the results from the previous years. The scoring chart and all the series details can be found on the resources page as well as the event dates.
The series results will be published on the website after each event.
The club are deeply indebted to Michelin Tyre PLC for their continuing support.
The Slemish Cup trial brought the 2016 Michelin Series to a close. This years series was a close fought affair with the first four separated by 8 points with the series win going to David Glasgow.
|Robert Jennings||C||0||15||13||11||39||Best Clubman|
|David Brown||S||0||13||8||15||36||Best Sportsman|
David is pictured below receiving the 1st place award from section chairman William Dickey
For full standings Click Here
The Sandy Spence Award is presented on a bi yearly basis to a club member in recognition for their services to the club throughout the year.
In 2016 this award was presented to Bobby Smith who is pictured below receiving the award from Henry Campbell Club Chairman.