Metzeler Ulster Grand gets into gear with new and improved Bike Week line-up

Packed programme of family fun and entertainment to take place from the 3rd-8th August

Fans of the Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix can look forward to the biggest ever Bike Week at Dundrod this August, with more events and entertainment than ever before.

The Dundrod & District Motorcycle Club has been working hard behind the scenes to improve Bike Week ahead of the 2015 races, creating a packed programme of events that has something for all ages.

From quizzes and classic bike displays to stunt shows and live music,
there will be no shortage of action on or off the track, and the legendary Ulster Grand Prix atmosphere and ‘craic’ is not to be missed.

Noel Johnston, Clerk of the Course at the Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix said: “We are constantly working to improve the fan experience at Dundrod and a big part of that lies in what we can offer fans when the racing stops.

“We believe that this year we really do have the biggest and best Bike Week we’ve ever had, and with the improvements to camping facilities and bigger grandstands around the circuit it’s shaping up to be another great year.

“Plus as always, we’ll have a host of top racing talent on the grid ready to do battle at the World’s Fastest Road Race.”

Bike Week at the Metzeler Ulster grand Prix runs from the 3rd – 8th August 2015 and fans can purchase wristbands now on

Fans will also be able to buy a radio ear piece for £5 from the Ulster Grand Prix Supporters Club in the paddock. This will allow listeners to pick up BBC Radio Ulster and UGP Radio around the circuit.

Bike Week programme 2015

Monday 3rd August

7.30pm – Cavalcade of vintage and classic cars and motorcycles leaving Lagan Valley Leisureplex for a parade lap of the Dundrod circuit.
8.30pm – Quiz in aid of injured riders

Tuesday 4th August

6.30pm – Classic bike display
7pm – Night of Nostalgia exhibition and display

Wednesday 5th August

Dundrod 150 practice – roads close at 12 noon
Evening entertainment (£5 entrance fee)
9pm – Young Guns event – Meet the future stars of Road Racing
10pm – Night at the Races
Followed by live entertainment from The Good Times

Thursday 6th August

Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix practice – roads close at 10.30am
Dundrod 150 Races
Evening entertainment
8pm – Magic show with Rodd Hogg
8pm onwards – The UGP casino
10pm – Miss UGP Finals
Followed by live entertainment from Stevie Johns

Friday 7th August

Family fun day
11am – Meet the Riders event at Topaz Airport Road Service Station
1pm – Hugo Duncan Show will broadcast live from the UGP paddock
2pm – World Record Challenge
5.00pm – Paddock walkabout
7pm – Grass Track Racing (weather permitting)
7pm – Trials bike display
7.30pm – Performance from the Purple Helmets stunt team at the Nutts Corner Stock Car Track
8pm – UGP Supporters Club chat show – legends evening
Followed by live entertainment from RJ Rocks the 80’s & 90’s

Saturday 8th August

Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix race day – roads close at 9.30am
CBX Club parade lap
Chequered Flag party in the evening
Live entertainment from High Time

There will also be a special exhibition of photographs from the Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix running all week in the Lagan Valley Island Centre in Lisburn, so make sure you pop in and check it out!

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