ULSTER GP: Practice and race schedule

The MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix has attracted the world's best road racers to Dundrod this week for the last of the '˜big three' international meetings of the season.

Monday, 8th August 2016, 1:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:41 pm
Bruce Anstey, who will ride the Valvoline Padgett's Honda at the Ulster Grand Prix, remains the outright lap record-holder at Dundrod.
Bruce Anstey, who will ride the Valvoline Padgett's Honda at the Ulster Grand Prix, remains the outright lap record-holder at Dundrod.

Expectations are high for the first 134mph lap of the 7.4-mile course, with New Zealand’s Bruce Anstey holding the outright lap record since 2010, when he came within a whisker of the 134mph mark with a lap of 133.977mph set on the Relentless TAS Suzuki GSX-R1000.

Practice commences on Wednesday and the race week schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, August 10

Practice (roads closed 10am-9.30pm)

Thursday, August 11

Practice and Dundrod 150 (roads closed 10am-9.30pm)

Race 1 – Plant Lubrication NI Dundrod 150 National

Race 2 – Moira Bakery Ultra-Lightweight/Lightweight

Race 3 – SOS Restoration Dundrod 150 Supertwins

Race 4 – DGH Services Dundrod 150 Challenge

Race 5 – Topaz Airport Road Service Station Dundrod 150 Superbike

Saturday, August 13

MCE Ulster Grand Prix (roads closed 9.30am-8.30pm)

Race 1 – Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council Superstock

Race 2 – Whitemountain Centra Service Station Supersport

Race 3 – Ulster Speed Ultra-Lightweight/Lightweight

Race 4 – James Jamieson Construction/McKinstry Skip Hire Superbike

Race 5 – Barron Transport Supersport

Race 6 – Maxwell Freight Services Supertwins

Race 7 – Around A Pound Superbike