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THE INTERNATIONAL ULSTER GRAND PRIX MOTOR CYCLE RACE

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(Promoted by the Ulster Motor Cycle Club, and run on the Grand Prix Course, County Antrim)
A Running Commentary on the last phase of the Race by Major VERNON BROOK and H. W. MCMULLAN
(The commentary will be given from the Starting-
Point, and from Muckamore Corner)
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THE Ulster Grand Prix Motor-oycle Race is a famous international sporting event, rivalling the Ulster T.T. in its power to thrill. The Grand Prix course is at
Carnaughtie, Co. Antrim, and the race is organized by the Ulster Motor-cycle Club, limited. Description of the start and earlier sections of the race will. be broadcast from the Belfast Station only at 12.25—1.20 approx. At 3.0 Major Brook will summarize the race np till then, supplemented by Mr. McMuHan, stationed at Muckamore Corner. The circuit of the course is twenty and a. half miles ; the competitors complete the circuit ten times, giving the race a total length of .two hundred and five miles. The following description of the layout of. the course will assist listeners to the commentary. From the start, at the Grand Stand and petrol-fill
ing. pits, there is a slight downward slope to Nutts Cross-Roads : then an unpleasant hump-hacked bridge at Dundesert Bridge;- after that straight on to Thorn Cottage, a had corner turning at less than right-angles. Then a sharp climb to Killead Vicarage. The next peints are Aldergrove Aerodrome, downhill to Greeumount Corner, up to Rectory Corner, with a massive stone wall padded with bedding ... in case So to Muckamore Corner, acute right-hand turn, and into the seven and a half mile straight down to Clady Corner, the worst of the lot, where the massed spectators leave a bare six-foot passage for the riders.

Contributors

Unknown: Major Vernon Brook
Unknown: H. W. McMullan






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