Official Launch of the Adelaide International Kells Written by Administrator The Official Launch of the Adelaide International Kells Road Races 2010 takes place in McKeon Motors Kells on 16th March.This will be the 16th year of organising a Road Race for the Kells Club and they are looking forward to a top class entry for July.
The event is growing every year and new for the Club this year will be the partnership with Armoy for the Armoy/Kells Cross Border Championship. Further details on this championship will be given at the official launch at Stormont in April. The club are also running a Club Championship for members holding a Southern Centre Licence.
All Roads will lead to Kells on the 16th July for the Annual Charity Classic Run which is in aid of the Irish Wheelchair Association for 2010. But events kick off on Thursday 15th with children from the local Rugby Team in Armoy Co. Antrim and the soccer Team in Kells Co. Antrim travelling to Kells Co. Meath to play the local teams. This will be followed by a display by the Dunboyne Motor Club of Classic and Vintage Bikes and Cars and then a Mini Moto Racing in the Town.
The 3rd Annual Kells to Kells Rideout will start in Kells Co. Antrim at 2pm on Saturday 17th July and organised by the Quay Vipers Club and sponsored by Adelaide Insurance, the bikers will travel to the Fairgreen Kells Co. Meath. All money raised during the rideout will go to a nominated charity. At both venues a host of free activities have been organised which will all add to the excitement of the weekend.
McKeon Motors have supplied a new Medical Car for the use of the MCI Medical Team for the past 5 years and this year Michael & William Dunlop will launch the new car on behalf of McKeons with Peter Gallagher. This is a much needed addition to the medical team and thanks must go to McKeons for their kind donation.
Saturday 17th July - Practice Day in Crossakiel.
Sunday 18th July - Race Day - 14 races culminating in the International Kells Grand Final.
In October 2010 there will be the first every Road Racing Show which is being organised to Showcase Road Racing and thanks to McKeon Motors for the use of their showrooms as the venue. This show will be open to all Road Race Clubs from all over Ireland to show case their event, totally free of charge. It will also be available to riders and teams , marshalls , The Medical Team, and all others connected with Road Racing. Further details will be sent to all club Secretaries shortly. Once again thanks to McKeons for their Support of Road Racing.
Adelaide Insurance Services have given much to Road Racing and have helped the Kells Club to expand and improve. We would ask all fans to support the sponsors who support Road Racing, without their much needed financial help no club could continue to operate.
Kells MCRC would like to thank all the sponsors who have helped since 1994. In particular many thanks to Kells Town Council, Meath Co. Council, Meath Partnership, Meath Tourism, Failte Ireland. To the residents and landowners in Crossakiel and Kells who give us so much support and help , many thanks… We are indebted to the many volunteers who give up their time to help us. The MCI Medical Team and all the officials and CLubs who help, thank you. Last but not least the RACERS , these fearless men and women who put on such entertainment in Crossakiel every year, we wish you all a very safe 2010