Phoenix GP Sunday 24th Feb

Phoenix CC are pleased to announce a generous sponsorship deal with Hewitt & Gilpin solicitors ensuring a spectacular £1,000 prize fund for the opening weekend of the 2013 racing calendar.

Hewitt & Gilpin Phoenix GP

Hewitt & Gilpin Phoenix GP

This year the Phoenix GP will be held on Sunday 24th Feb. Pre-entry for this event is via Entrycentral http://www.entrycentral.com/index.php?festivalID=284

As entry is on a first come, first served basis with a limit on the entries for each race, you are urged to submit your entry as soon as possible. Sign-on will be in the Crumlin Community Centre (BT29 4UP) from 9:30. The sign-on fee is £12 for everyone except juniors who pay £6.
The course will be the usual Nutt’s Corner > Seven Mile Straight > Long Rig Rd course finishing at the top lay-by.
There will be five races: Women & over 50’s starting at 11am and A1-A4 starting at 12.30.
A race. For A1, A2. This race will be handicapped and will be 6 laps in distance, approximately 50 miles overall.
A3 race. There will be a separate A3 race over 5 laps, 42 miles.
A4 race. For A4 riders. This race will be a scratch race and will be 4 laps in distance, approximately 34 miles overall.
Women’s race. Phoenix CC is again proud to host the first round of the Ulster Woman’s Road Race League. This race will be handicapped and will be 3 laps in distance, approximately 25 miles overall.
50+ Master Race Phoenix is also proud to be offering a race to A4 and club licence riders over the age of 50. A4 riders over the age of 50 can choose to ride this race or the A4 race. These races were very hotly contested in 2012 and Phoenix CC wish to build on that success. The race will be 3 laps in distance, approximately 25 miles overall.