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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
Aghadowey Oval
23/2/2019 @ 5pm

u1800 Back To Basics Bangers Winter Challenge

2.0 Hot Rods
Lightning Rods
Stock Rods
Thunder Rods

Aghadowey Oval
16/3/2019 @ 1pm-6pm

Practice Day 1
All formulas welcome

Tullyroan Oval
23/3/2019 @ 1pm - 6pm

Practice Day 2
All formulas welcome


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DMC Race Promotions regret to announce that, due to a shortage of qualified staff, our meeting on Friday July 13th at Aghadowey Oval has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule the events planned for the meeting at some stage later in the year. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause - it was not a decision taken lightly as we do like to fulfil our planned fixture list where possible.

This Saturday's race meeting goes ahead as planned (June 30th) with the Micro Bangers set to thrill as only they can! 1300 Stock Cars, Thunder Rods, Junior Productions and ProStocks complete the bill.

Added: 27/06/18

Latest points standings for a number of our formulae have now been updated on our website.

In the 1300 Stock Cars, Robbie Wright now tops the Autoweld NI Points Championship ahead of Nicky Lowry and Josh McKinstry, whilst it is Lowry who heads the 2018 World Championship qualifying chart over Willie Stewart and Wright. After Saturday's second round of the Ryan Wright Signs Iron Man Series, Wright also holds top spot in this chart ahead of Jamie McCann and Michael Logan.

The Lightning Rods have now reached the end of their 2018 World Championship qualifying campaign ahead of next month's World Final at Aghadowey, and Jordan Rochford has finished top of the pile ahead of Ricky Shaw and Nigel Jackson.

Stephen Murray had jumped ahead of David Mooney at the top of the Rookie Bangers DMC Points Championship, with Conor Finegan now in third, whilst Stevie McNiece sits proudly at the top of the PC Paints & Components Challenge Series for Stock Rods after his victory in round two on Saturday at Tullyroan Oval.

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. All drivers should note that, where applicable, their correct grading colour should be applied as laid down in their formula's Rules & Regulations. Checks will be carried out over the coming meetings and offenders may be forced to start from the rear of the field.

Added: 25/06/18

A fantastic evening of racing was served up at Tullyroan Oval on Saturday night, with all five formulas on show producing healthy grids and excellent on track action. Enniskillen's Stevie McNiece was victorious in a closely fought second round of the Stock Rods PC Paints & Components Challenge Series, whilst Birches star Robbie Wright claimed the spoils in the second round of the 1300 Stock Cars Ryan Wright Signs Iron Man Series. Portadown's European Champion Jordan Rochford took a fine win in the Lightning Rods, with the other feature races at the Dungannon Hot Tub Hire sponsored meeting falling to Cavan's Stephen Clarke in the Rookie Bangers and young Portadown star Max Hobson in the Ninja Karts.

The Stock Rods again broke the 20-car barrier, with some tight racing on a packed raceway. Robert McIlroy set the pace in the opening heat before losing out to a fast charging Mark Overend. The Portadown driver sped home to his first ever win in the formula, holding off McIlroy and Gary Butler at the flag. McIlroy bounced back to take a flag to flag win in the second heat, with Overend again impressing in second ahead of Ryan Murphy, with former World Champion Stevie McNiece catching the eye as he made progress to sixth from the rear of the grid.

The final paired heat winners McIlroy and Overend on the front row, and after an electric start McNiece moved ahead to the lead in front of the novice graded drivers. Stevie pulled off a great save early on as he got well out of shape on the exit of turn four, before a caution period for a turn one incident. McNiece pulled clear on the restart, with a great battle ensuing behind between Shane McMillan, Jonny Cardwell and Curtis Greer. McNiece romped home to the win ahead of Cardwell and Greer, with all three receiving great prizes from series sponsor Rodney Wallace of Ballymoney based PC Paints & Components.

For the Lightning Rods it was their final meeting before the World Championship is staged at Aghadowey Oval next month, and as always there were plenty of talking points amongst the healthy line up. Dylan McCann led the majority of the opening heat from the front of the grid, but he lost out to eventual winner Mark Corry late on, with Richard Stewart slipping through to second. Stewart pressurised the leader late on, but it was Corry who took a morale boosting win. Stewart then went one better in heat two, relegating early leader Adam McCann to take a clear victory over Nigel Jackson and the excellent new car of Tam Agnew.

Adam McCann led the opening laps of the feature race final, before Agnew slipped ahead. The track was becoming very slippery indeed as oil went down, with European Champion Jordan Rochford hitting the front at the half way mark. Heavy backmarking traffic saw Irish Champion Jackson whittle down Rochford's lead, but Jordan held on to take a fine victory over Jackson and Aaron Brunton. It was just reward for Rochford and his team who had changed an engine after problems in practice.

For the 1300 Stock Cars it was Round 2 of the Ryan Wright Signs Iron Man Series, with a new race tyre up for grabs for the winner. Recent newcomer Darryl McAleese led them away in heat one, before Josh McKinstry soared past to take the chequered flag. He had been away much too quick at the green flag though, and was docked two places in the final analysis which handed the win to Jamie McCann ahead of McAleese. Heat two saw McAleese relieved of the lead by Gary Elliott, and it was he who raced home to the win over Robbie Wright and

The final saw the drivers line up with the highest points scorer to the front of their grade, and again the start would prove crucial. Elliott was past McAleese and into the lead during the first lap, but attracted a warning from Race Control for jumping the start. Gary held on all the way despite the rapid Wright closing in. Robbie went for a do or die last bender but wasn't just close enough, but the Stewards then handed him victory as Elliott simply had to be penalised for his early getaway at the race start. Wright inherited the win ahead of Michael Logan, with Elliott having to make do with third.

A fantastic field of 24 Rookie Bangers came under starters orders for their first heat, with Peter McConnell going ahead early on before a stoppage when Dwayne Lynch went for a rollover on the home straight. At the restart Rab Wharry was spun from second place as McConnell went on to take the flag. Afterwards though he failed the post race checks on a technical issue and was disqualified from the meeting, which elevated Stephen Clarke to the race win ahead of Conor Finegan and Stephen Murray. The action came thick and fast once again in heat two, with Stephen Murray this time a clear winner amongst the carnage around him. Clarke and Finegan filled out the top three.

Reigning points champion Sammy Fisher worked his way through to the lead in the early stages of the final before he found trouble on the back straight, which eliminated him from proceedings. Again it was an action packed thriller, with Murray and then Clarke hitting the front. Bailieborough driver Clarke was in control though, racing home to victory over Murray and Eugene Cadden at the end of another great night for the formula.

Completing the programme were the Ninja Karts, and the young stars served up three excellent races. Lexi Crooks led the opening heat before losing out to a flying Lauren Berry. Lauren went on to take the win which made amends for her disappointment at the last meeting which she spun from the lead of the final. There was a nasty accident on the run to the flag for Odhran Monaghan, but after being carefully extracted from his kart by the track staff and St John's Ambulance crew he was absolutely fine. Behind winner Berry, Lacey Bevan and Max Hobson completed the top three. Leyton Hughes showed a great turn of speed to lead the second heat before losing out to Crooks who powered home to take the second win of the evening for the girls. Bevan was once again second ahead of Hobson.

Hughes and then Crooks were at the head of the field in the final, before a caution period when Ryan Berry and Hughes collided on the Annaghmore Bend. The drivers all took their first ever rolling start excellently, with Hobson then tearing around the outside to take a fantastic victory over Crooks and Rhea McConkey. Lexi also received a special award for the top white or yellow grade finisher courtesy of sponsors Dungannon Hot Tub Hire.

Added: 24/06/18

The latest points charts for 2.0 Hot Rods are now available online.

In the Racemart NI Points Championship former World Champion Adam Hylands has a slender 2 point advantage over defending silver roof Stuart Cochrane, with Adam Best a further two points adrift in third. The 2018 World Championship qualifying points have also now been completed, with Cochrane a worthy winner over Allen Cherry and Glenn Bell.

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. All drivers should note that, where applicable, their correct grading colour should be applied as laid down in their formula's Rules & Regulations. Checks will be carried out over the coming meetings and offenders may be forced to start from the rear of the field.

Added: 19/06/18

Young Sam McNeice was victorious in the Junior Productions Tullyroan Challenge Cup during the midsummer race meeting at Tullyroan Oval on Saturday night, the young Toomebridge star taking the flag in style for his first major title victory in the formula. Cloughmills racer Sean Mark took his first ever feature race win in the Superstox, whilst other final winners at the George Fegan Tyres of Belfast sponsored event were Joe Largey (ProStocks), Stuart Cochrane (2.0 Hot Rods) and Clive Richardson (Classic Hot Rods).

The reversed grid qualifying procedure was in place for the Junior Productions Tullyroan Challenge Cup, with Ballymena’s Adam McFall making good his escape to take a clear victory in heat one after a great drive. Behind Adam, Sam McNeice outfoxed the battling Adam Weir and Drew McKeown to snatch second on the line. Heat two saw Matthew Nicholl drive an excellent race to hold off McNeice for the win, with Graham Meek and McKeown next across the line.
The final paired McNeice and Nicholl on the front row, with Sam soon settling into the prime position out front. McKeown came through to second but had Nichol all over his back bumper for most of the race. At the head of the field though McNiece was edging clear, and he stormed home to lift the Challenge Cup after a dominant performance. He was followed home by McKeown and Nicholl, with all three presented with their trophies by BTCC superstar Colin Turkington.

An excellent showing of seventeen Superstox included very welcome English visitors Chris and Dan Roots, and they were to play a huge part in the night’s proceedings. David Beattie led the opening heat for much of the duration from the white grade, before losing out to a fast charging Chris Roots. Local form man Lee Davison was quickly onto the leader’s tail as the laps dwindled down, with Lee trying a last bend lunge for the win but Chris held on to take the first chequered flag of the night. Beattie again led much of the way in the second heat, but this time it was Dan Roots who arrived to challenge in the closing stages. Dan moved ahead to take a morale boosting win ahead of his father Chris, with Davison in third.
The final again saw Beattie set the pace, until the charging duo of Sean Mark and James Turkington bumpered their way past to the lead. Davison was showing some great pace once again, and he slipped past into the lead before disaster struck with the flag in sight. A puncture ended his hopes, and Mark accepted the gift of the lead and raced home to his first ever final win. Turkington and Dan Roots completed the podium finishers. A Dash 4 Cash concluded the night, with Beattie hanging on out front to take the win despite Mark’s late charge on an oil covered surface.

Irish Champion Dan Shannon and Joe Largey swapped the lead back and forth in the opening ProStocks heat, with Shannon ahead when it mattered to take the win. Stephen Boyd was the winner in heat two, fending off Steven Haugh at the line.
The Tullyroan Challenge Cup Final saw Boyd on pole from Shannon, and it proved to be an absolutely terrific race. Haugh found himself out front and he and Shannon traded blows and the lead on a number of occasions before Largey joined the fun too. There was a different leader every lap for some time, and they even went down the back straight three abreast at one stage! Largey eventually was able to edge clear to take a truly great win, with Shannon snatching second on the line thanks to a late lunge at Haugh.

Ryan McClure was the star turn during the 2.0 Hot Rods heats, the local driver powering past leader Michael Woods on the outside to take the opening heat win over Irish Champion Glenn Bell who had a great battle with Stuart Cochrane. Woods again led in heat two, before being bundled out of the lead by contact from the pack. McClure assumed the top spot, and took the flag over Allen Cherry and Cochrane. Cochrane was elevated to second ahead of Bell when Cherry was docked for the contact earlier in the race.
Woods again impressed from the novice grade in the final, leading the way before losing out to Colin McFarland. Cochrane had got the break from the star grade, and he quickly swooped past to take the lead and the win in some style ahead of Bell and Mervyn Emerson.

The small field of Classic Hot Rods were joined by a number of cars from other formulae for three invitation races, including the National Hot Rods of John Christie and Ian McReynolds. Clive Richardson took the opening heat in his Mk2 Escort, before his son Joel took the honours in heat two. Damien Corrigan led the final, but had no answer to the pace of Clive Richardson as he raced past to take his second win of the evening.

Photos with thanks to Ken Reay
Added: 17/06/18

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