John Meara and Michael McCammond look set to go head-to-head in tomorrow’s fifth round of the Ulster under-23 motocross championship at Newry.
Meara leads McCammond by two points with Jason Garrett now third followed by Drew Goudy and Ryan Adair.
The semi-expert class is led by Millisle teenager Luke Smith who has 55 points to spare over Saintfield teenager Scott Leaney with Paul Atkinson, a further 10 points adrift, third.
The Clubman’s class is a lot closer with Chris Simms just one point ahead of Chris Eccles with Kyle Darley third.
In the Ulster Quadcross Premier Class, reigning Champion David Cowan from Lisburn has slipped behind veteran Justin Reid from Comber by a single point while Reid’s teenage team mate Dean Colhoun from in third place is only 18 points further back in third.
All three Team Ireland riders will be in action this weekend, in a class which has produced some of the finest racing of any kind this year, any one of six or sevenriders could win, and nose to tail racing is the order of the day.
Local man Sean Goss and local lady Emma McQuaid will be hoping for a good run round their home track
Kevin Meenagh has taken over the Championship lead of the Clubmans Quad Class after Tandragee, and now holds a 19 point lead over Sean Cassidy and Blake McCormick who are tied for second.
Veterans Premier Class is led by Dubliner Mark Mooney with Ricky Watt running second now 13 points adrift. The defending Champion Jonathan Fairley is third, 49 points behind Watt.
The Sidecarcross Championship is led by Lisburn’s Neil Campbell and Ross Graham. They are 65 points clear of Gary Moulds and Shane Taylor with Gordon Ringland and Chris Mullan third.
All classes have three races each, so a great day’s racing is guaranteed.
Meanwhile, the Ulster Supermoto championship continues on Sunday with the fifth round at the showgrounds in Omagh. Racing starts at noon with practice from 9.30am.