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Duane Delaney Track GP (Entry closed Sat May 13th)

Eamonn Ceannt Stadium, Sundrive Road , Saturday 20th May

Duane Delaney TGP 2023

Entry Closed

Entry Closes Saturday 13th May

Open Track 0930– 10.10
First event 10.15
Categories W1/W2/A/B/C – Grouping may change dependent on entry levels for each category

(1) Flying 200  (2) Mile – Max 12 riders  (3) Scratch  (4) Top 6 in each category 500m TT
Prizes Top 3 in each category, and Top 3 Overall

Entry fee €15
Hire Bikes Available – Track Accreditation Required
Open to U16 / Junior / Senior / Master / Male / Female  Accredited Track Riders

This is our traditional season opener, with an event for all accredited track riders including Senior, Masters, Junior and UI16. The competition will comprise of a F200 TT, a Scratch Race and a Mile race with riders grouped by ability.

We reserve the right to allocate riders to groups based on perceived ability and riders may be further shuffled after the F200. Our aim is to create competitive groups

“Duane joined Finglas Ravens in the late 80s. He was a very honest rider and loved bike racing. Every race he rode he gave it his best. Never got annoyed, always had a smile and a joke after the race no matter how hard it was. The damp weather in Ireland used to affect his breathing so he decided to head off to Australia where his father Tony was from. He joined Carnegie Caulfield Cycling Club and made great progress on the track in particular. Duane had just turned 30 (1997) and was cycling home from a race with his teammates when he was involved in a serious road traffic accident.  He was in intensive care for eight days and never regained consciousness. He was a big loss to the club and of course his family. There was a mass service for him in Australia and he was brought home. He is buried out in Dardistown along with his mother who passed away in 2013. This race run in his honour reflects his sense of fair play and encouragement to all and is unique in that overall honours goes to the rider who excels within his class irrespective of category.”
Berni McCormack (Finglas Ravens)

Please consider residents and do not park on pathways, block driveways or park on double yellow lines as you may be clamped or towed!
There is limited parking on the Clogher Road side (clubhouse side) but we have permission to park some cars in the council yard once we don’t park in a way that interferes with Council access to the sheds or skip. We will be offering this option up to 9am as we have other jobs to do regarding setup, so we would ask that this option is taken up by those arriving early to leave spaces for others coming slightly later, The is also parking on the main road on the other side of the park (Sundrive Road) .
We will not be allowing cars to drive in to unload.

(Race Numbers will be given out on the day and must be worn on left so that the are visible to camera)

We need a minimum of 6 riders on the fence ready to go at all times to expediate the running of the F200 and please remember to ride high when you finish so as not to delay or interfere with the following rider)