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.