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Welcome To DMCRacePromotions.com
We are Northern Ireland's premier Short Oval Motor Racing promotion, bringing you the very best in Stock Car, Hot Rod and Banger racing since 2003. We promote top flight race meetings at both Tullyroan Oval near Dungannon and Aghadowey Oval near Coleraine. From the high speed, high octane National Hot Rods, to the thrill a minute wreck 'em racing of the National Bangers, DMC Race Promotions have something for everyone, from the serious motorsport enthusiast to the family looking for a day out with a difference.

Coming Fixtures
Tullyroan Oval
26/11/2017 @ 2pm

2L Non Mondeo National Bangers 2017 Tullyroan Challenge Cup
Ninja Karts 2017 Champion of Champions & Individual Achievement Award

plus Lightning Rods, Superstox & ProStocks

Aghadowey Oval
26/12/2017 @ 2pm

Boxing Day Bash!
Caravan Destruction Derby

plus Stock Rods, ProStocks, Ninja Karts,
Thunder Rods & Junior Productions

Tullyroan Oval
30/12/2017 @ 2pm

Big Van Bangers Van-dalism!
Reliant Robins 2017 Irish Championship

plus Lightning Rods, Superstox & Rookie Bangers


 

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A very healthy Boxing Day crowd at Aghadowey Oval enjoyed some terrific racing and a memorable Caravan Destruction Derby. Portadown's John Stewart took the honours in the Reliant Robins Irish Championship, with other feature race wins at the Autoworx of Ballymoney sponsored meeting falling to Ben McCully (Stock Rods), Jordan Rochford (Lightning Rods), Gareth Robinson (Thunder Rods) and Daniel Stewart (Ninja Karts). Former National Bangers star Brian Johnston took victory in the entertaining Caravan Derby.

The Reliant Robins Irish Championship started in dramatic fashion when Haley Bevan went for a big roll before they had even reached the green flag! Haley is made of stern stuff and duly took her place for the full restart. From pole position John Stewart stamped his authority on the event, charging clear and on to his second Irish title. Ian Bolton and Steven Bolton filled the podium after an entertaining event. Later in the day Ian Bolton took the honours in the Irish Revenge race ahead of Stewart, as Steven Bolton attempted all he could to demolish his car, losing the roof and then finishing off with a rollover.

A very healthy field of sixteen Stock Rods arrived to do battle, with Jonny Gillespie setting the pace for much of the distance in heat one. Veteran Ballymena star Victor McAfee was looking in fine fettle though, and he slipped past nearing the end to take a well deserved victory over European Champion Derek McMillan and Ben McCully. Another Ballymena driver, Chris Gordon, was the star of heat two as the former World Champion relegated early leader Ryan Murphy to take the win over McCully and Curtis Greer.
The final proved to be the race of the day, with Murphy setting the early pace before McCully and Gordon charged past. McMillan and McAfee were soon closing in too, and with just one lap to go Gordon hit the wide outside to try and wrestle the lead from McCully. Down the back straight for the final time he was right alongside he leader, and only just lost out on the line by a mere 0.06 seconds! McCully therefore took a very deserved victory after a fine drive, with Gordon and McMillan filling the top three.

As always the Lightning Rods produced three keenly contested events, with Scott Cochrane getting the nod in the opening heat after Jordan Rochford had led most of the distance. After Chris McGirr had topped the early exchanges of heat two, it was Ricky Shaw who moved ahead and took the win to continue his decent recent run of form. Aaron Stewart and Rochford filled the top three.
Martin O'Donovan and then Ally Neill headed the leaderboard in the final, with Rochford quickly on to their tails. Jordan went ahead, only for Neill to audaciously nip back past him again! Rochford soon put things right and pulled clear, only for a late caution when O'Donovan spun off. There were some doubts about Rochford continuing with a suspected oil leak, but the track staff gave him the go ahead and he powered home to the victory, the first for a Zetec powered Lightning Rod in Ulster. Neil and Stewart chased Jordan over the line.

The Thunder Rods were on fine form as usual, with newcomer Gareth Robinson taking the opening heat win in convincing style ahead of Dylan Booth and Noel Watt. Novice Watt inherited the victory in the second heat when on the road winner Booth was docked for contact. Roger Glass took second when third man over the line Lee McCloy also fell foul of the stewards.
Watt led the opening laps of the final before Robinson showed his class to move through to the front. He never put a foot wrong the whole way home to take a very tidy victory indeed, with Booth and McCloy next across the line.

The young starlets in the Ninja Karts were joined by Scotland's Scott Allardyce for the afternoon, with Bobby Henderson the star of the opening heat to take a great win from the blue grade ahead of Irish Champion Stewart Hanna and Daniel Stewart who had led for much of the distance. Heat two was all about Stewart, with Daniel racing past early leader Lacey Bevan to take a great win over Jay Clyde and Aaron Ward.
The final was a superb race, with Stewart aiming for his second win of the day and racing into an early lead. Clyde, Henderson and Allardyce closed right in nearing the end, but Daniel was equal to anything they could throw at him and he stayed ahead to take the chequered flag in some style. Clyde took second in his last ever race in the formula as he hits the upper age limit, with Henderson and Allardyce next up.

Nine cars and caravans took to the circuit for the annual Boxing Day Caravan Destruction Derby, and they well and truly entertained the big crowd as they destroyed each other all around the circuit. At one stage we unbelievably even had a car inside a caravan! Through the chaos came Brian Johnston to win the trophy as last car running.

Photos with thanks to John Wolsey
Many thanks to our meeting sponsors, Autoworx of Ballymoney, Tel: 028 2766 6444/ Mob: 07764 328721
Added: 27/12/16

Everyone at DMC Race Promotions in association with Spedeworth Motorsports would like to wish all our race fans, sponsors, drivers and their families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We look forward to seeing you all at our festive season race meetings at Aghadowey Oval on Boxing Day and Tullyroan Oval on New Years Day.

Added: 23/12/16

DMC Race Promotions in association with Spedeworth Motorsports are pleased to announce some of our major dates for 2017.

Saturday March 11th - 2L National Bangers 2017 Irish Teams Championship. Venue Aghadowey Oval

Sunday April 23rd - Unlimited National bangers Shamwreck 2017 - the 20th Anniversary staging of the event. Venue Tullyroan Oval

Sat/Sun 3rd/4th June - 2017 Stock Rods Championship of the World & 2017 ProStocks European Championship. Venue tbc

Sat/Sun 22nd/23rd July - 2017 2.0 Hot Rods Championship of the World, 2017 Lightning Rods European Championship, 2017 Ninja Karts National Championship, 2017 ProStocks Irish Open Championship. Venue tbc

Sat/Sun 2nd/3rd September - 2017 National Hot Rods British Championship, 2017 Superstox European Championship, 2017 Classic Hot Rods Irish Open Championship. Venue tbc

There's lots more to come in 2017 as well, including the 1300 Stock Cars National Championship. More details on our fixtures in the coming weeks.

Added: 06/12/16

In our latest points update, The 2016/17 Fast Paintworx National Bangers DMC Points Championship has been updated. The National Bangers of course run from World Final to World Final, and after three meetings ProStocks World Champion Leonard Dunn heads the standings. Is he planning on doing a full campaign to chase yet another World title?? Irish Champion Dave Haugh and Rod Herron are next up in second and third respectively.

The 2017 World Championship qualifying points for a number of other formulae have also been updated.

To view the latest points, click on 'Drivers' in the menu bar above, then 'Points & Grades' and then select the desired formula from the drop down menu.

Added: 06/12/16

DMC Race Promotions in association with Spedeworth Motorsports would like to inform everyone of a formula change for our New Year's Day meeting at Tullyroan Oval.

The 2.0 Hot Rods have now been removed from this fixture and will be replaced by the Rookie Bangers.

Also on track on January 1st (2pm start) will be the Big Van Bangers, Superstox, ProStocks and 1300 Stock Cars.

Added: 29/11/16

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