Thank-you…

Well another day dawns and yesterday we closed the curtain on the AxaBikecare/Country Crest Skerries 100 and what a day we had...! although not as tricky as last year the weather conditions were difficult, you will all agree rider safety is paramount and hard decisions have to be made in this regard. But wasn't the racing just amazing, being busy on the line we don't always hear all the results but with Jack and George's excited voices we knew there was some very special racing on track, the last race of the day being won by a hairs breathe a photo finish. We are delighted to confirm that our injured rider is doing very well and it is expected she will be discharged from hospital today. A huge thank you to the MCI medical team / travelling marshal team and our trained marshals around the circuit, you do an amazing job and we are indebted to you. Where do we start with our thanks; Race Fans, how can we convey the huge effort by dedicated voluntary individuals to put on the Skerries 100, but let's try; To the scrutineers, rider rescue, fire officers, marshals, flag marshals and radio people, judges, timekeepers, grid girls, race /result admin team, our catering team, CMA Nigel & Billy, Man-o-war GAA Club and HMS security; as always you did a great job, well done and we thank you. To Jack Corry and George McCann for delivering a brilliant commentary throughout the day To everyone who contributed to the programme, every business, every article, and the photographs throughout we appreciate your input and of course the use of your work. Thanks to Harry Havelin, Jack Corry, Hugh Shelly, Graham & Laura Sheehan and of course Printcom & Bronwyn for all the hard work which went into producing our programme. Thank you to title sponsors Axa and Country Crest who give more than just sponsorship they give us their time, energy and support on the lead up to and throughout the event. Thank you Andrea & Declan our AXA team and Michael, Gabriel and Breda from Country Crest; it is a pleasure to work with you all and we really appreciate all you do for us through the year. To our individual race sponsors, – The People's Race, Ollies Place, Des D’Arcy Motors, HMS Security, Kennedy Motorcycles, B&V Nurseries, McNally & Co, Sam Dennigan Ltd, Convent Lane Motors, Robert Farrelly Motors, ASM Ireland, Seaver Family, C&T's Supermarket, Eddie Reddy/Michael Maher and Smithstown Diner without you we really could not run our event. We thank you so very much for coming on board and being a part of the team. To the An Garda Síochána, Fingal County Council, Street Sweep, CMA and the MCI for the support throughout the event. Thank you to all the riders who braved the terrible weather conditions to participated in the Classic Lap – it was a great sight and we hope you enjoyed a trip down memory lane. Thank you to the landowners and residents around the circuit who are so incredibly generous and accommodating to the event and without your support, racing just would not be possible. To our Club members for being involved and for supporting the club year on year, we thank you. Thank you to everyone who built and are now in the process of dissembling the circuit, the unsung heroes, you make it happen, every year there is a huge effort and committement afforded us from a small band of people to complete this task, anyone who wants to get involved please contact the club many hands make light work !. To the press and media thank you for covering the event, it is vital that we keep this up and work together in making sure this sport lives on in print, on the internet and on the airwaves. To you the Pure Road Racing fans; every year you sit/stand on the grandstands, the grass banks and around the Circuit and enjoy what we hope was a great weekend of road racings finest. Thank you to everyone that bought a wristband and a programme, the cost of running the event is huge so we are so very grateful that you paid your way and that in turns makes you a part of our team. Please come back next year and tell all your friends !!! Finally our riders we applaud and thank you for throwing the leg over your machines and racing our circuit. You are the reason we do it, please never forget that. We are road racing fans and you are the finest example of living the dream there is, we hope you enjoyed the experience and will be back to take up battle between our hedgerows in 2018. We hope we have not forgotten anyone, please accept our deepest apologies if we have and our gratitude for your support and contribution. So from Susan COC and all of us at Loughshinny Motorcycle Supporters Club to all of you......THANK YOU !!!  
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