NW200: Seeley first to enter 2011 Relentless International North West 200

REGULATIONS and entry forms have been issued for the 2011 Relentless International North West 200 on Saturday May 21 and first to return an entry is Carrick rider Alastair Seeley.

He will be competing for the Relentless TAS Suzuki team in all five classes.

Mervyn Whyte MBE, Race Technical Director, said entry forms and regulations have been issued and contain updates from the event’s governing body the MCUI, general competition rules and the up to date FIM Technical Regulations.

Welcoming Alastair Seeley’s entry he said: “The North West 200 is the only road race in which Alastair competes and I have watched him develop and mature over the last few years into one of Ireland’s top road racers.

“He has demonstrated he can compete at all levels finishing the season with an excellent position in the BSB Superbike Championship in 2010. This is on top of his major wins at the North West.”

As part of the ongoing safety improvement plan the Coleraine and District Motor Club plan to carry out a full scale table top emergency exercise before the end of March. This will be a multi-agency exercise which will include the PSNI, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, HM Coastguard, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, Raynet, race officials and Coleraine Borough Council.

Work begins on setting up the course in early April and course superintendents John Adams and Terry Butcher are appealing for volunteers to help carry out the work. To get involved please contact the race office info@northwest200.org or telephone 028 7035 5800.