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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
26/12/2018 @ 2pm

The Spectacular Caravan Destruction Derby!!
Reliant Robins 2018 Irish Championship
u1800cc Back To Basics Bangers

also Lightning Rods, Stock Rods, Ninja Karts & Thunder Rods

Tullyroan Oval
30/12/2018 @ 2pm

Festive Frenzy!
Big Van Bangers 'Van-dalism 2018'

plus Superstox, ProStocks, Junior Productions
& Rookie Bangers


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The latest points standings are now available for National Hot Rods, ProStocks, National Bangers and Reliant Robins.

In the National Hot Rods the cancellation of the final Hankook Performance Tyres World Series NI round sees the series declared after 13 rounds. Portadown's Adam Hylands has been crowned NI Champion for 2017/18, and he will be joined on the grid at the World Championship by Derek Martin, Shane Murray, Jaimie McCurdy, Gary Woolsey, Adam Heatrick, Glenn Bell, John Christie, Keith Martin and Mark Heatrick.
In the Cirrus Plastics DMC Race Promotions Championship, after the Aghadowey Oval meeting on May 18th Hylands holds a slender two point advantage over Murray with Bell in third.

The first ProStocks regrading of the season sees Joe Largey topping the Ryan Wright Signs NI Points Championship ahead of defending Champion Dan Shannon and William McFaul. After the Shamwreck meeting last Sunday, Leonard Dunn still holds a clear lead in the FAST Paintworx DMC Points Championship ahead of Steven Bolton, whilst John Stewart tops the Bevan's Garage NI Points Championship for the Reliant Robins.

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: 30/05/18

Mike Flaherty won his second National Bangers Shamwreck title at a sun drenched Aghadowey Oval on Sunday, taking the flag after a dramatic title race. There was some excellent racing on show all afternoon, with Allan Leonard the other big National Banger winner as he took the James ‘The Cat’ Smith Memorial Destruction Derby. Other feature race winners at the Cherry Pipes sponsored meeting were Lee Davison (Superstox), Norman Purdy (Thunder Rods), Joe Largey (ProStocks) and John Stewart (Reliant Robins).

Mark Dalgarno from Scotland set the early pace in the heat race for the Unlimited National Bangers, leading Stevo McGrath and Leonard Dunn in the opening stages. It was an excellent race, as McGrath and Dunn went ahead until they encountered Dan Dooner’s Hearse on the back straight. In an instant McGrath was out and Dunn was turned around too, opening the door for Jonny Murdock to power through to take first blood for Team Buckle ahead of Mike Flaherty and Jason Burke. World Champion Steven Bolton was handily placed until a blown engine ended his day.
The Shamwreck final was next up, which put the top heat finishers at the front of the grid. As Murdock went ahead, there was some huge action on turn one which brought out the reds with Scotland’s Scott Patterson in trouble. Murdock resumed the lead again ahead of Flaherty, and as we reached five laps to go Jonny came upon the backmarking Danny Flaherty. As he went to dive inside him, Murdock clipped the rear of Danny’s car and was sent into a huge rollover on the pit bend. The race was stopped, with Jonny emerging unhurt from the wreckage to a tremendous ovation from the crowd for his efforts. Mike Flaherty reeled off the remaining laps to take his second Shamwreck title in some style, with Scotland’s Colin Riddell a close second ahead of Dwayne Lynch.
The Allcomers race saw a easy win for Stevo McGrath, and he also had time for a huge hit on Danny Flaherty’s machine too. The meeting ended with the James ‘The Cat’ Smith Memorial Destruction Derby which saw some enormous hits handed out. There was a huge jacking train on turn two, and through the carnage Allan Leonard emerged to take another win for the Last Rites team.
Steven Bolton took the Best Presented Car Award for his Ford Scorpio, Rodney Herron’s Volvo was judged Best Wreck and Murdock took a well deserved Entertainer of the Day award.

The Superstox played a great supporting role, with a very dominant Lee Davison going through the card unbeaten. David Beattie set the early heat one pace before Portadown flier Davison powered through to the win over Sean Mark and Stephen Stewart. Heat two saw a number of caution periods, the first for Aaron McNeilly stranded on turn four and then when James Turkington took a heavy knock on the Brown Trout Bend. Sean Mark hit the front but had no answer to the flying RCE engineered machine of Davison. Lee took his second win of the day over Mark and Stewart once again.
D Beattie again led the way for a number of laps in the final, with Stewart chasing before he was forced to give way to Davison. Lee surged ahead to the lead and the win on lap thirteen, coming home ahead of Stewart and Mark as fourth placed finisher Kyle Beattie was unfortunately removed from the results after a minor technical infringement. Davison received his trophy from PDC Darts superstar Daryl Gurney who was enjoying the racing action for the day.

It was excellent to see a number of new drivers amongst a good entry in the Thunder Rods, as David King led the opening laps of the first heat. Jason Darragh went ahead on half distance and just held off Davy Gurney for the win, with James Goldie in third. King again led heat two before losing out to newcomer Graham Loughlin, with Norman Purdy then moving ahead to take the flag. He was adjudged to have made illegal contact during the race though and was penalised two places in the final analysis, handing the win to Goldie over Loughlin.
After his heat two penalty Purdy hit back in style in the Cherry Pipers sponsored final, catching the squabbling lead duo of King and Gavin Gamble. Gamble assumed the top position before Purdy executed a superb outside line pass to take a fantastic win. Gurney and Samuel Montgomery rounded out the top three ahead of Andrew McLean and Darragh.

A huge battle raged between the star graded ProStocks all afternoon, with no quarter given and certainly none expected! Sam Stewart set the pace in heat one, but it was Irish Champion Dan Shannon who charged through to the win over Steven Haugh and British Champion Adam White. Heat two exploded into life when Shannon got fenced hard on the Brown Trout Bend, losing a wheel in the process. Haugh assumed the lead as hostilities resumed, but White came from miles back on the last bend to land a telling blow which knocked Haugh wide and gave him a truly fantastic win. Haugh and Stephen Boyd filled the places after Stewart was removed from the results for a differential irregularity by the scrutineers.
David Browne’s early final lead was wiped out by a yellow flag for a loose spring on turn four. There had been plenty of swapping of paint and places between the top runners, but Joe Largey stamped his authority on proceedings to take the win over Haugh and a repaired Shannon.

The three wheeler Reliant Robins were contesting their King of Aghadowey title, with Ian Bolton taking the opening heat over John Stewart and Neil Martin. Martin went for a half roll in heat two as he wrestled for the lead with Gareth Bevan, opening the door for Stewart to take the victory over Bolton. The final saw Haley Bevan set the pace for half the distance, when despite a spirited defence she had to give best to Martin. Stewart then surged past both to take the win over Martin and H Bevan.
Added: 29/05/18

The latest points have now been published for the Thunder Rods, which see Ryan Campbell topping the N Purdy & Sons Scrap Metal Merchants NI Points Championship after his great start to the season. James Goldie is chasing hard in second ahead of Andrew McLean in third.

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: 21/05/18

A frantic Friday night of race action at Aghadowey Oval saw four non-contact formulas produce some excellent racing. Broughshane’s Jaimie McCurdy was on top form in the National Hot Rods as he steered his Ginetta to a polished heat and final double, whilst Portadown’s Adam Hylands did likewise in the 2.0 Hot Rods to claim the 2018 King of Aghadowey title. The other feature race winners at the meeting, sponsored by McKnight Motors of Coagh, were Philip Wilson in the Stock Rods and Brian Edgar in the Thunder Rods.

It was the thirteenth and penultimate round of the Hankook Performance Tyres World Series NI for the National Hot Rods, and the opening heat saw Kenny McCann set the pace until Jaimie McCurdy burst through from the blue grade to take up the running on lap nine. Derek Martin was giving chase but then McCurdy’s advantage disappeared when the yellow flags came out for a stranded Keith Martin on the pits bend. Despite having D Martin on his tail at the restart, McCurdy held on for the win over D Martin and Ulster Champion Glenn Bell. Heat two was all about Carl Sloan, as the Kells ace stormed home to a fine win over D Martin and McCurdy.
McCurdy and D Martin shared the front row for the final, with Jaimie hitting the front early on ahead of Bell and Martin. McCurdy was under the cosh for most of the distance, but showed great maturity to hold off the onslaught from behind all the way home to the flag and the silverware. Bell, Martin, Shane Murray and Adam Hylands filled out the places.

There was some phenomenal action amongst the pack in the opening heat for the 2.0 Hot Rods, whilst out front Aaron Beattie held off Adam Hylands for the lead. Hylands took up the running as Beattie faltered, Adam racing home to the win over Mark Madill and Sean Dynes. Heat two saw local driver Thomas Morrison out front early on before Allen Cherry found a way past to take the lead, and ultimately the win, over Adam Best and Hylands.
The King of Aghadowey final saw Hylands on pole position and he quickly settled into the lead. There was a great battle developing for second between Best, Stephen Emerson and Cherry. The trio swapped places time and again, but all the time Hylands was edging clear to the win with Cherry and Emerson taking second and third over the line. Unfortunately Emerson failed post race checks due to a tyre infringement, which saw him excluded and Best elevated onto the podium.

Returnee Samuel Murphy set the pace in the opening Stock Rods heat from another very healthy entry, with Philip Wilson and Chris Hamill chasing hard. Hamill burst through to take the win on the road, but was demoted for contact on Wilson on his way past. That handed the win to Ed Davis ahead of Gary Butler and the demoted Hamill. Hamill made no mistake in heat two, quickly demoting early pacesetter Johnny McCloy to race clear to the victory over Samuel Montgomery and Wilson.
Montgomery led the early stages of the final before Wilson and Hamill found a way past to the front. The leader was under huge pressure, as further behind there was a fantastic places scrap amongst the pack. Wilson kept all under control up front, taking a deserved final win after losing out so cruelly at the last meeting. Hamill, World Champion Marc Morrell and Irish Open Champion Stevie McNiece filled out the top places. Winner Wilson also received a new Yokohama tyre courtesy of

DMC Race Promotions debutant Brian Edgar led the opening Thunder Rods heat for much of the distance ahead of John Lamont, before both lost out to a fast charging Ryan Campbell. Campbell has had a great start to 2018 and took yet another race win over Davy Gurney and Edgar. Lamont stamped his authority all over heat two, leading from flag to flag for a tremendous win despite pressure late on from behind. David Baird and Campbell filled the places.
The final saw Edgar hit the front from the off ahead of Lamont. The star men closed in and got amongst the leaders in the closing stages, but Edgar held his nerve in fine style for a great debut feature race win. Campbell and Andrew McLean completed the podium finishers.
Added: 20/05/18

After last Saturday's Tullyroan Oval meeting, the latest points standings for National Hot Rods and Rookie Bangers have now been published.

In the Hankook Performance Tyres World Series NI for National Hot Rods, Adam Hylands continues out front with a healthy lead over last weekend's final winner and defending champion Shane Murray. Gary Woolsey, Adam Heatrick and Jaimie McCurdy are next up in the standings. In the Cirrus Plastics DMC Race Promotions Championship there is now a tie for top spot between Hylands and Keith Martin, with Heatrick and Murray next up.

The Rookie Bangers had yet another excellent meeting last weekend and David Mooney holds the top spot in their DMC Race Promotions Points Championship which is he race to qualify for November's Ipswich World Final.Stephen Murray, Conor Finegan and Dickie King are next up, ahead of last week's final winner Christy Bradley and Micheal Smith.

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: 15/05/18

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