|Dunluce Castle, Mussenden Temple, the Giant’s Causeway and Bushmills Whiskey Distillery are all within easy reach of Coleraine and the North Coast’s main resorts Portrush and Portstewart. The International North West 200 Motorcycle Road Race and the NI International Air Show are two of the area’s top events! A wide range of accommodation, restaurantsand cosy traditional pubs are waiting to welcome you to an area of breathtaking scenery, award-winning Blue Flag beaches and numerous places to visit.|
It's that time of the year again. The Vauxhall International 2013 North West 200 is a week long festival of road racing, live entertainment and music from 12th - 18th May. As one of the world’s top motorcycle road races the highest calibre of riders and race teams take part.
Previous competitors include John McGuinness, Michael Rutter, Bruce Anstey, Cameron Donald, Guy Martin, Alastair Seeley, Ian Hutchinson, Michael Dunlop, William Dunlop, Stuart Easton and Conor Cummins.
Set on the stunning Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland, riders reach over 200 mph on this famous 9 mile road circuit.
Spectators can enjoy numerous vantage points around the circuit or take advantage of the large screen viewing areas, grandstand seating or VIP Hospitality packages on offer.
The Race Festival includes eight races, four exciting classes (Supersport, Supertwin, Superstock and Superbike), exciting timed practice sessions (Tuesday and Thursday), riders meet and greet, vintage bike and car displays, live music and entertainment, Joey Dunlop Memorial Gardens, Family Motor Festival, Family Fun Festival, Miss North West 200 and Fireworks Display. For full details on the NW200 visit www.northwest200.org or click here for the Race Festival programme
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