Derek Sheils stars at shortened Tandragee 100

Thursday, 27 April 2017

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TORRENTIAL rain, and a serious incident involving Italian rider Dario Cecconi who remains in a critical condition in hospital, brought the 57th Around A Pound Tandragee road races to a premature end on Saturday.
“With the rain continuing to fall heavily, and the roads being cleaned up at the scene of the incident, time was running short, and the organisers decided to call the remaining two races off," said a spokesperson for the organising North Armagh Motorcycle and Car Club
The McCrum's Motorcycles Open Race was the curtain raiser and it was Burrows Engineering rider, Derek Sheils, who took an unchallenged win from William Dunlop. This was Dunlop's first time on a big bike since last year's Ulster Grand Prix and came about after he was offered the Martrain Superstock Yamaha.
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