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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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The 2016 race season at Tullyroan Oval kicked off in bitterly cold conditions on Saturday night, but the drivers still managed to provide some red hot action on track to entertain the hardy fans. The main event of the JMC Mechanical & Construction sponsored meeting was the 2016 Stock Rods Irish Open Championship, which saw Scottish ace Chris Lattka successfully defend his title. Antrim's Mervyn Emerson took first blood of the season in the 2.0 Hot Rods, whilst there were also feature race wins for Carrick's Gary Beggs (Lightning Rods), Birches star Steven Haugh (ProStocks) and Banbridge teenager Gareth Halliday (Junior Productions).

An excellent field of Stock Rods were boosted by Scottish trio Chris Lattka, Jonathan Lattka and Siobhan Martin for the Irish open Championship. Robert McIlroy, a recent newcomer to the formula, led the opening heat away from pole position and surprised many be holding the top spot all the way to the flag. Unfortunately for Robert though he failed the post race technical checks, which elevated Jonathan Lattka to the victory over Gary Butler and Micky McFall. Irish Champion Jonny Cardwell had a flag to flag win in heat two, but that only told half the story. Former European Champion Stevie McNiece challenged him for much of the way, and only lost second spot to the Race Stewards at the end for a jump start. That elevated Chris Lattka to second ahead of the UK's leading female racer Martin.
Chris Lattka and Gary Butler had tied for pole position, with a draw handing Scotsman 'Gunner' the advantage of starting in grid slot one. Despite early pressure from Butler, Lattka edged away ever so slowly, until the field was brought short for a turn three incident involving Chris Gordon amongst others. By now Cardwell had made it through to second, and the battle was now well and truly on for the top spot. Gunner defended resolutely as Cardwell hit the wide outside line over the final laps. He pulled right alongside Lattka, but the Falkirk flyer used all his experience to thwart any move and came home to take the Irish Open crown for the second year in succession. Cardwell and McNiece rounded out the podium, with Jonathan Lattka in fourth after a sensational final.

There was a welcome return to racing for former Super Rods World Champion Colin McFarland, as he debuted a pristine new 2.0 Hot Rod amongst a healthy field for their opening event of 2016. It was his son Dean who set the early pace in the opening heat before succumbing to pressure from Stuart Cochrane. The Portadown driver went on to take the win, and peculiarly wouldn't be seen again all evening so there were obviously some underlying mechanical issues. Irish Champion Stephen Emerson copped a disqualification late on when he clashed with Dean McFarland, leaving his brother Mervyn Emerson to snatch second ahead of Adam Best, after Adam Heatrick was docked places for contact in the race. A fine drive in heat two netted victory for Lee McCracken, with Mervyn Emerson taking his second runner up spot of the evening. In third and fourth came Joel Richardson and Wayne Woolsey, both looking very fast indeed under the Tullyroan floodlights.
Mervyn Emerson had more than impressed in the heats, and he quickly hit the front in the final to surge into a lead he would never lose. A huge battle for second spot grabbed most of the attention, but Mervyn simply swept all before him to take a morale boosting win on the first night of the new campaign. Heatrick got the better of the pack to finish second but was handed a huge four place penalty for contact, which elevated Best to second ahead of Allen Cherry and Stephen Emerson.

World Champion Scott Cochrane, fellow star man Aaron Stewart, Ally Neill and Adam McCann all debuted superbly presented new cars in the Lightning Rods, with impressive novice Mark Overend the first to show in the opening heat. Neill then took up the running, but he had no answer to Alastair Stewart who breezed past to take the win over a very sharp looking Winston Weir with Gary Beggs in third.
The rest of the evening belonged to Beggs, and he demoted early pacesetter Overend approaching half distance to take the heat two victory. Neill was docked two places from second for contact, handing the runner up position to Mark Corry with Cochrane third. Beggs hit the front early on in the final and pulled clear to take a comprehensive win, and a great drive from Weir landing him second ahead of Neill and 2015 points champion Richard Stewart.

The budget ProStocks again broke the twenty car barrier, and it was newcomer William McFaul who led the opening laps of their first heat before losing out to a fast charging Leonard Dunn. Dunn took the win over McFaul and Liam McShane, before McFaul made amends by taking the heat two win over McShane and Adam McCready.
McFaul and then Dunn were the early leaders of an action packed final which saw a number of caution periods, before star man Stephen McCready took up the running before half distance. Dunn came right back at him however, spinning the leader and taking both out of the running. That handed the lead to Robbie Wright, but he was being tracked by World Champion Steven Haugh who had missed both heat races earlier in the evening. Haugh bided his time before dealing Wright a telling blow on the final lap to steal through for a commendable win, with Wright second ahead of Raymond Gurney.

Ninja Kart graduates Adam McFall, Jack Hazlett and Sam McNeice boosted the Junior Productions ranks, and it was Hazlett who showed them all a clean pair of heels to take the victory in his first ever race in the formula in heat one. Graham Meek and Irish Champion Drew McKeown filled out the top three, before there was another impressive debut win for McFall in heat two over Hazlett. Shea Duff took third after Adam Weir was one of five drivers docked places for jumping the start.
The final was entertaining too, if a little scrappy, as the young drivers at times allowed their enthusiasm to boil over. Meek pulled well clear and looked odds on for the win only to see a late caution eradicate his lead. Duff tangled with McKeown before hitting the front and taking the chequered flag, but he was demoted to third spot for contact and jumping a restart which handed victory to a delighted Gareth Halliday with McKeown in second.
Many thanks to our meeting sponsors, JMC Mechanical & Construction Ltd Tel: 028 3888 2807
Added: 29/03/16

DMC Race Promotions in association with Spedeworth Motorsports are pleased to announce that Portadown based Cirrus Plastics have renewed their deal to sponsor this season's DMC Race Promotions National Hot Rods Points Championship for a third season. The championship covers all the National Hot Rod meetings at Tullyroan Oval and Aghadowey Oval in 2016, including the British Championship meeting in September. The domestic DMC points system will be used in all races, with the overall winner receiving not only a fantastic trophy but also four new Hoosier slick tyres courtesy of the Doak family at Cirrus Plastics. Their company is one of Ireland's leading manufacturers of polythene bags and film for the food, pharmaceutical, drinks and general manufacturing industries.

Adam Maxwell scooped the big prize in 2015, and with a record number of National Hot Rods set to take to the local ovals this term, another top class campaign lies in store. Darren Black from DMC Race Promotions said, "We can't thank Alvin and Stewart Doak enough for agreeing to continue their generous sponsorship, and the championship will once again add extra excitement to the formula during the season, on top of the thrilling climax we have ahead in World Series NI."

The first meeting for the National Hot Rods on the DMC raceways is at Aghadowey Oval on Easter Monday afternoon.

Added: 21/03/16

Spedeworth are pleased to announce the partnership between ourselves and Betfred is growing from strength to strength as we thunder forward into the 2016 Season.

The continued partnership has also secured a deal that you as either a driver, spectator or member of the Spedeworth team do not want to miss!!

By using the link below to place your £10 bet you can get £30 from Betfred.
(Terms & Conditions apply)

Have you got the next winner??
Were you going to bet £10??

The link below is the way to play!!

By using this link to place your bets you are also registering that you are a fan of stock car racing which Betfred in partnership with Spedeworth are interested in progressing into the future to include betting on Stock Car racing both live from the terraces and virtually online on a regular basis giving you even more chances to win big from the sport we all support. The past few years Betfred have supported the Spedeweekend at Foxhall Heath Stadium, Ipswich and the Unlimited National Banger World Championship which has produced some big winners from the terraces and via the Betfred website and mobile app. With your support the future of betting in Stock Car racing could be the next big thing as Betfred are hoping to work with Spedeworth motorsports to one day expand the exposure of our sport across the globe!

We would ask on behalf of ourselves and Betfred that you share this link with everyone you know to help boost the sport of Stock Car racing to the world!

Place your bets and Good Luck!!!

Added: 17/03/16

DMC Race Promotions in association with Spedeworth Motorsports are pleased to announce the generous sponsors of our 2016 Points Championships across our various formulae.

National Hot Rods World Series NI - PC Paints & Components Ltd
2.0 Hot Rods NI Points Championship - Dilly Roofing Supplies
Lightning Rods NI Points Championship - Maxwell Freight Services
Stock Rods NI Points Championship - Maxwell Freight Services
Superstox NI Points Championship - Gary Jackson Signs
ProStocks NI Points Championship - Raymond Harper Automotive
1300 Stock Cars NI Points Championship - Rainey Racing
Junior Productions NI Points Championship - Wash 'n' Dash
Ninja Karts NI Points Championship - ASC Cars Ballymena
National Bangers DMC Points Championship - FAST Paintworx
Thunder Rods NI Points Championship - Norman Purdy & Sons Scrap Metal Merchants
Reliant Robins NI Points Championship - Bevan Motorsport


We would like to thank each of these sponsors for their generosity, and urge all race fans to support those who support our sport.

Added: 16/03/16

Following several requests from some of our drivers, DMC Race Promotions in association with Spedeworth Motorsports are pleased to announce that we will be staging another spectacular Caravan Destruction Derby on May Day Bank Holiday Monday, May 2nd, at Aghadowey Oval.

The past few Caravan Derbies at Aghadowey have been superb and we look forward to more of the same. Car specs will be as before - cars completely stripped out, door plate fitted, mesh on windscreen, minimum single pole behind drivers seat and fuel tank removed and replaced by a smaller capacity tank inside the car.

The previously planned Trucks or Combines Destruction Derby has been postponed until a later date.

Added: 15/03/16

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