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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.

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Aghadowey Oval
21/7/2018 @ 4.30pm

2.0 Hot Rods 2018 British Championship
Lightning Rods 2018 World Championship Qualifying
Ninja Karts 2018 European Championship
Stock Rods William Cooke Memorial Trophy 2018

plus Superstox

Aghadowey Oval
22/7/2018 @ 1pm

Lightning Rods 2018 World Championship
& Irish Open Championship
2.0 Hot Rods 2018 Irish Open Championship
Ninja Karts 2018 Irish Open Championship
also 1300 Stock Cars 2018 Irish Masters & Classic Hot Rods NI Series Round 4

Tullyroan Oval
28/7/2018 @ 6.30pm

2.0 Hot Rods 2018 Tullyroan Challenge Cup
Superstox The Moffett Shield 2018
Rookie Bangers 2018 Ulster Championship

plus ProStocks & 1300 Stock Cars


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Beaumont Wins 1300's National, Irish Titles for Grattan and Stewart
On a night of thrilling championship action at Aghadowey Oval on Saturday night, England's Ian Beaumont was the big winner when he scooped the 2017 National Championship for 1300 Stock Cars. There were also two coveted Irish Championship titles on offer, with Denver Grattan completing a hat-trick with his third Superstox triumph in as many years whilst Daniel Stewart won a nail biting Ninja Karts Irish title. Former World Champion Stevie McNiece took the honours in the William Cooke Memorial Trophy for Stock Rods with David Wilson a worthy winner in the Thunder Rods at the meeting kindly sponsored by S McAfee and Son of Ballymena.

A fantastic field of 1300 Stock Cars, including visitors from England and Scotland, arrived to do battle for the National Championship. Norfolk's British Champion Will Morphey was the first to show in the opening heat, before he lost out to his younger brother Charlie. This was Charlie's first ever meeting in the formula having just graduated from the junior Ministox formula in England, and the 16-year-old sensationally held on to win his first ever race in the senior ranks! Nicky Lowry came through for second after a great drive with Ivan Elliott in third. Like the opening heat, the second qualifier was full of action all around the raceway. This time Lowry was in total control as he took the honours. Will Morphey produced a perfectly timed hit on Michael Logan on the last bend to snatch second place in style.
Lowry had gained pole position for the National final, totally surrounded by the visiting Morphey family with Charlie, Will and George next on the line up. It was always going to be a frantic first turn, with Lowry well and truly despatched to the wall, ending his chances. Through the chaos came the World Champion Ian Beaumont, slipping past to take up the running and edge clear. Even a mid-race caution period couldn't halt his charge to the National title, Ian taking the double chequers to add another championship to his impressive CV. Will Morphey got the better of a great scrap with Lincolnshire's Dan Booth for second, with Charlie Morphey, George Morphey and top local finisher Calvin Blake rounding out the top six.
The last race of the evening was for the prestigious John Griffiths Memorial Trophy, and yet another action packed encounter saw Beaumont again take the victory over George Morphey and Blake, with all three receiving some excellent prizes courtesy of the McCrory and Griffiths families.

Denver Grattan and Lee Davison shared the front row for the Superstox Irish Championship, with Grattan leading the way early on before a yellow caution for Gary Chambers stranded on the Brown Trout Bend. Grattan again took the initiative out front at the restart, with Davison staying with him but just not close enough to land a telling blow. Denver powered home to his third Irish Championship triumph in as many years, with late drama seeing Davison lose second as he tripped over a backmarker. Stephen Stewart and Gary Grattan thus rounded out the podium places.
The reverse grid Irish Revenge race saw recent newcomer Brian Lammey the polesitter, but he got caught up with a number of cars on the opening lap allowing Gregg Hyndman to charge clear. Davison was soon on his case though, Lee slipping past to take victory over Aaron McNeilly and Stewart.

Daniel Stewart and defending champion Stewart Hanna occupied the front row for the coveted Irish Championship for the Ninja Karts, and the duo went on to produce a breathtaking race. There was never anything between them at all as the jostled nose to tail throughout the encounter. It was Stewart who got clear nearing the end to record a fantastic victory over Hanna, with Max Hobson producing the drive of his short career to take third position.
The reverse grid Irish Revenge race saw Stewart spin out early on as Jack Morrow set the initial pace. Hanna was soon on his tail though, with the duo swapping and changing the lead over the closing laps. Hanna just got the verdict on the line for a great win, with Morrow and Hobson next up.

The Stock Rods were utilising the reverse grid qualifying format for the coveted William Cooke Memorial Trophy, with Stevie McNiece taking the honours in the opener ahead of Shane McMillan and Ryan Murphy, after Derek McMillan was dropped two places from second for contact on Jonny Cardwell. Defending trophy holder Ben McCully led the second heat away, but lost out mid race to World Champion Marc Morrell who stormed home to the win over McCully and Victor McAfee.
McNiece and McAfee shared the front row for the Memorial Trophy final, with a very interesting side note that Cardwell and McAfee were now just one point apart going into what was the final points scoring race of the Maxwell Freight Services 2017 NI Points Championship. As McNiece pulled clear to record the win, Cardwell sensationally retired handing the points initiative to McAfee. Disaster struck for Victor though just a few laps later though, as he too hit mechanical gremlins which handed the NI Points title to Cardwell by the narrowest of margins. McNiece was a proud winner of the William Cooke Memorial Trophy, with Morrell and Shane McMillan completing the podium.

The Thunder Rods completed the programme with three thrilling races, each led away by newcomer Adrian Hillis. It was William Donnell who surged through to land the opening heat win over Ashley Hawe and Noel Mark, with Gareth Robinson the man to beat in heat two as he recorded a great win from the star grade over Donnell and Jason Darragh.
Hillis and Hawe disputed the lead in the feature race final, sponsored by S McAfee and Son, before David Wilson arrived on the scene after a great charge. The Cullybackey man took the win in fine style ahead of Hawe, Hillis and Robinson.
Photos by John Wolsey

Many thanks to our meeting sponsors, S McAfee & Son Car Sales & Service, Ballymena Tel: 028 2565 3909

Added: 09/10/17

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