Rider Profiles

Bailey Dobson

Bailey Dobson

Junior Rider & IMC - Baylon McCaughey 2022 Scholar
Bailey Dobson
Junior Rider

Age: 13

Hometown: Belfast

Class(es): Junior Elite, Junior Mini GP

Riding No: 11

Machine: Stomp 140cc, Bucci BR10

Years racing: MX (2yrs), Minibikes (4yrs)

Aspirations: MotoGP

Sponsors: Bank of Dad.

Photo Credit: Baylon McCaughey

Cody Miskelly

Cody Miskelly

Junior Rider & IMC-Dualways 2022 Scholar
Cody Miskelly
Junior Rider

Age: 14

Hometown: Bangor

Class(es): Junior Elite (140cc)

Riding No: 56

Experience: 2019 was Cody’s ‘Rookie’ season with The IMC

2022 Plans: To compete in the IMC Junior Elite Championship under the IMC – Dualways 2022 Scholarship, using it to build in both race-craft and confidence.

Achievements: 2019 HAWKS Sponsored IMC Junior Rider of Year

Aspirations: To build a successful Motorcycle Racing career

Sponsors: JJ Inc Tattoo’s & Piercing, Rude Boy Vaping, Davy’s Motorcycles, Spice Island, Denroy, Green Leaf Supplements, Northside Performance & Tuning, Café B, Ian Stevenson.

Photo Credit: Auto Sport Pics – Fran Hollywood

Alex McCalmont

Alex McCalmont

Junior Rider & 2021 IMC - Dualways Scholar
Alex McCalmont
Junior Rider

Age: 12

Hometown: Ballyclare

Class(es): Junior Elite 4stroke, Junior Mini GP

Riding No: 46

Machines: 10TEN 140R, Kayo MR150 

Achievements: 2020 was Alex’s ‘Rookie’ year – and what a year it was! To receive The Dualways ~ IMC Scholarship ride as recognition of my positive attitude and progress.

Aspirations: Looking forward in the short-term to a successful debut season in both The Junior Elite and Mini GP Classes and enjoying another great year with The IMC

Sponsors: K2 Scaffolding, AC Automotive, Bubbles Day Spa

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Zak Turkington

Zak Turkington

Junior Rider & IMC - RST BamBammer of 2021
Zak Turkington
Mascot

Age: 6

Hometown: Burnside

Class(es): BamBam

Machines: 10TEN 90R

Years racing: 1 yrs

Achievements: IMC – RST BamBammer of 2021

Aspirations: To become a Champion and compete alongside the Irwin Brothers!

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Freddie Cooke

Freddie Cooke

Junior Rider
Freddie Cooke
Junior Rider

Age: 12

Hometown: Limavady

Class(es): Junior Gearbox, Junior Mini GP

Machine: Stomp 125cc, Kayo MR150

Riding No: 156

Years Racing: 2021 will be Freddie’s 3rd season.

Achievements: 2019 Junior Pro ~ 3rd, 2019 Junior Gearbox 125cc ~ 5th, 2020 Junior Gearbox 125cc ~ 2nd, 2020 Junior Mini GP ~ 5th

Aspirations: Gain more experience and use our Motto of ‘Step by Step’

Sponsors’: WP Services, JT Auto Repairs & Diagnostics

Photo Credit: Brian Bain

Joey Hennessy

Joey Hennessy

Junior Rider
Joey Hennessy
Junior Rider

Age: 14

Hometown: New Ross, Co. Wexford

Class(es): Junior Elite

Riding No: 2

Machine: Symoto 140cc

Years racing: 2021 was Joey’s ‘Rookie’ season

Aspirations: To be the best that I can be and to enjoy every minute of it!

Sponsors: Dad, Lorraine, Martin Kennedy (New Ross Sign Centre), Philip Simnott, Damien Hennessy (Kilmeaden Services), Patrick Hennessy (Skip Hire), Massimo Coppola (The Penguin)

Photo Credit: Bean Mac

Isaac Mark

Isaac Mark

Junior Rider
Isaac Mark
Junior Rider

Age: 11

Hometown: Kilrea

Class(es): Junior Gearbox & Junior Elite

Riding No: 14

Machines: Stomp 125cc, Husqvarna TC65

Years racing: Mini-Moto 2015 ~ 2017, Junior Gearbox 2018 ~ Present

Achievements: IMC BMW Autoparts Junior Gearbox 125cc 2018 (2nd), IMC BMW Autoparts Junior Gearbox 125cc 2019 (2nd). 2019 Results include Race Wins and a Podium Place at each Round.

Plans for 2020: Podium Place in the Junior Gearbox Class at each Round and to try to get close to the front runners in The Junior Elite Class in my ‘Rookie Elite’ season. I would also like to include more MX training in 2020.

Aspirations: BSB, WSBK, MotoGP

Sponsors: Mark Linton – www.mtuning.co.uk

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Ruben Sherman-Boyd

Ruben Sherman-Boyd

Junior Rider
Ruben Sherman-Boyd
Junior Rider

Age: 12

Hometown: Ballyclare

Class(es): Junior Elite, Junior Mini GP

Riding No: 71

Machines: KTM65cc, Bucci BR12 GP (140cc)

Years racing: MX from May 2015 (Age 6yrs), Minibikes from Aug 2016 (Age 7yrs)

Achievements: MCCNI 50cc Auto Barley CHAMPION 2016, All Ireland 4.2 Junior Minimoto Winter CHAMPION 2016 and All Ireland 4.2
Junior Minimoto CHAMPION 2017 (both Championship Titles gained during ‘Rookie’ Year), IMC Junior Pro CHAMPION 2018, IMC Junior Pro Championship 2019 – 2nd, IMC Junior Gearbox 140cc Championship 2019 – 4th, IMC Snowflake Showdown Junior Gearbox 140cc Championship 2019 – 3rd, IMC Snowflake Showdown Junior Mini GP 2019 CHAMPION, IMC ‘KING OF THE CORNER’ (Fastest Lap) 2019, IMC ‘Star of the Round’ – Mondello Park – 2019, IMC Junior Mini GP Championship 2020 – 2nd, IMC Junior Elite (4-stroke) 2020 CHAMPION, IMC Junior Mini GP 2021 CHAMPION, IMC Junior Elite (2-stroke) 2021 Champion, USBK Moto3 2021 Championship – 3rd, USBK MotoONE 2021 Championship – 5th, Team Wood Youth Academy Scholar 2021/22

Aspirations: To improve technique, gain confidence, build friendships, continue to have fun and always follow my No.1 Rule – Finish the race… with a smile on my Face!

Sponsors: EBC Brakes, NGK, Beat Boyz Club, Lesley Stott – Sports Massage Therapy, Temple Tree Services, Hillhead Sheds, Wilkinson Design 34 & InstaMould NI

Additional Info: Ruben was selected by his Coach – Davey Mulligan @ Cornerstone Offroad Motorcycle Academy – to take part in a PSNI Motorcycle Safety Campaign in order to demonstrate a ‘How To Approach’. The reasoning given for Ruben’s selection, first and foremost, was his attitude – and as a Team – it is his attitude of which we are most proud.
TEAM BOYD Racing #71 #57

Photo Credit: David Doherty

Adam-Lee McStravog

Adam-Lee McStravog

Junior Rider
Adam-Lee McStravog
Junior Rider

Age: 15

Hometown: Coalisland

Class(es): Junior Elite, Junior Mini GP

Riding No: 21

Machines: M2R 140cc, Kayo

Years racing: 2022 will be Adam’s 2nd season of competition

Aspirations: To be like Michael Dunlop, have fun and make friends

Sponsors: The bank of Dad, Adam-Lee Fundraising through Carwash and Gardening Servives ventures

Finnan Wherity

Finnan Wherity

Junior Rider
Finnan Wherity
Junior Rider

Age: 12

Hometown: Balscadden, Co. Dublin

Class(es): Junior Gearbox, Mini GP, Junior Elite

Riding No: 11

Machines: STOMP Juicebox 125CC, Metrakit GP 50, Bucci BR12 140cc

Years racing: Since 2016 (Minimoto)

Achievements: 2017 Inaugural All Ireland Minimoto Winter Series Champion, 2018 Inaugural All Ireland Minimoto CHAMPION, 2018 Inaugural Ulster Minimoto CHAMPION, 2018 Inaugural All Ireland Minimoto Winter Series CHAMPION, 2018 CoolFAB British Minibike Championship – Rookies Class Race Win, 2018 CoolFAB British Minibike Championship – 9th, 2018 Ace of Aghadowey Minimoto CHAMPION, 2018 Junior 125cc All Ireland Champion – 3rd (Rookie season), 2018 Junior 125cc Ulster Championship – 4th (Rookie season), 2018 Junior Rider of the Year – MMRCI, 2019 All Ireland Pro Minibike CHAMPION, 2019 Ulster Pro Minimoto CHAMPION, 2020 Irish Minibike Championship IMC Junior Gearbox CHAMPION, 2020 Irish Minibike Championship IMC Junior Mini GP – 3rd

Sponsors: WCS Chartered Surveyors, WCS Racing, Dentmagic Motorsport, Stitchmagic, Monster Energy ROI, Putoline Oils, Eamonn Mulligan Building Contractor

Photo Credit: David Doherty

Buster Sherman-Boyd

Buster Sherman-Boyd

Junior Rider
Buster Sherman-Boyd
Junior Rider

Age: 10

Hometown: Ballyclare

Class(es): Junior Gearbox, Junior Mini GP

Riding No: 57

Machines: CRF50 125cc, Bucci BR10 GP (140cc)

Years racing: 4

Achievements: IMC Junior Pro Championship 2018 – 2nd, IMC Snowflake Showdown Junior Pro 2018 CHAMPION, IMC BamBam 2019 CHAMPION, IMC Snowflake Showdown BamBam 2019 CHAMPION, IMC BamBam 2020 CHAMPION, IMC Junior Mini GP Championship 2020 – 9th, IMC 2021 Junior Gearbox CHAMPION, IMC 2021 Mini GP Championship – 5th.

Aspirations: To ALWAYS Finish the Race… with a Smile on my Face!

Sponsors: EBC Brakes, NGK, Beat Boyz Club, Lesley Stott – Sports Massage Therapy, Temple Tree Services, Hillhead Sheds, Wilkinson Design 34 & InstaMould NI

Additional Info: Buster participated in a PSNI Off-Road Safety Campaign which was held at the World Famous Ulster Grand Prix – The World’s Fastest Road Race. Fantastic opportunity and privilege for a 6yr old who took it all in his stride!
Thankful as always to Coach Davey Mulligan @ Cornerstone Offroad Motorcycle Academy.
TEAM BOYD Racing #57 #71

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Max Robinson

Max Robinson

Junior Rider
Max Robinson
Junior Rider

Age: 7

Hometown: Ballymoney

Class(es): BamBam, Junior Gearbox

Riding No: 99

Machine: 10TEN 90R

Years racing: 2020 was Max’s ‘Rookie’ season

Achievements: 2121 Champion IMC BamBam Championship (winning all but 1 race), 4th Place – 2020 IMC BamBam Championship with 9 Podium finishes

Plans for 2022: to win races and have good fun

Aspirations: to be a professional racer in MotoGP

Sponsors: Daddy

Photo Credit: Roland White

David Sherman

David Sherman

Senior Rider
David Sherman
Senior Rider

Age: 50

Hometown: Newtownabbey

Class(es): VETS Senior Stock 140cc & MiniGP

Riding No: 26

Machines: STOMP 140cc Motard & KAYO 150R

Years racing: 30yrs MX (Intermittent) – 2018 ‘Rookie’ Season on Tarmac

Achievements: Building and maintaining the many friendships made through racing.

Aspirations: To enjoy the craic – on the track!

Sponsors: FB Motors’ & 365 Taxis

Matt Davidson

Matt Davidson

Junior Rider
Matt Davidson
Junior Rider

Age: 10

Hometown: Glarryford (Ballymena)

Class(es): Junior Gearbox, Junior Elite

Riding No: 80

Machines: STOMP 125cc, STOMP 140cc

Years racing: 2yrs

Achievements: 2019 Irish Minibike Championship (IMC) BamBam Championship – 3rd, taking a race win and securing podium finishes at every event. 2019 IMC BamBam Snowflake Showdown Championship – 3rd. 2019 IMC Junior Gearbox Championship – 6th. 2020 IMC Junior Gearbox Championship – 3rd, securing 3 race wins and an overall round win. British Minibike Championship JSM 90cc Class – Three Sisters Event – 9th

Aspirations: To keep progressing, enjoy as much bike time as possible and become an IMC Champion

Sponsors: BRY Joinery, Mum, Dad & Granda

Photo Credit: David Doherty

Eva Mullen

Eva Mullen

Senior Rider
Eva Mullen
Senior Rider

Age: Never ask a lady her age!

Hometown: Strabane, Co.Tyrone

Class(es): Stock VETS 140cc

Riding No: 666

Machine: Stomp 140cc

Years Racing: 2021 was my ‘Rookie’ season.

Achievements: In 2021 I was crowned ‘The IMC Paddock Sugar Plum Fairy’ & ‘Top Tumbler’.

Aspirations: To attract/bring on as many female riders to the Boss-E Racing Team to compete within The IMC to learn skills needed to progress on to bigger circuits in the future.

Racing Hero(s): Bruce Anstey, Richard Britton & William Dunlop

Main Sponsors: Colly Sweeney Painting & Decorating, Maguires Brothers Contracts – Strabane, Cox’s Food Market – Ballygawley Road & Allstate Northern Ireland.

Photo Credit: Baylon McCaughey

Ryan Coyle

Ryan Coyle

Junior Rider
Gerard McWilliams
Senior Rider

Age: 14

Hometown: 

Class(es): Junior Mini GP

Riding No: 555

Machine: Kayo 150R

Years racing: 1

Aspirations: TBC

Photo Credit: Paul Hull

Lee Hara

Lee Hara

Senior Rider & 2021 Youth Ambassador
Lee Hara

Age: 15

Hometown: Coleraine

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc, Senior Open

Riding No: 97

Experience: Lee’s 2019 ‘Rookie’ season brought double success, with Lee securing both the Stock 140cc (Group 2) Championship and The Snowflake Showdown in his first season of competition

In 2020/21 Lee competed in The New Moto-One USBK and Mondello Masters Championships onboard the Baylon McCaughey-IMC Scholarship Tianda TRD300 machine taking on the role of 2020/21 IMC Youth Ambassador.

Aspirations: BSB, NW200 and Isle of Man TT

Sponsors: Parts Doc Coleraine, Doors & Floors and Dad!

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

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