Rider Profiles

Lee Hara

Lee Hara

Youth Ambassador
Lee Hara
Youth Ambassador

Age: 13

Hometown: Coleraine

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc, Senior Open (on reaching required min age)

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

2020 Plans: Lee will compete in The New Moto-One USBK and Mondello Masters Championships onboard the Baylon McCaughey-IMC Scholarship Tianda TRD300 machine. Lee will also compete within The IMC 2020 Championship and take on the role of 2020 IMC Youth Ambassador.

Aspirations: BSB, NW200 and Isle of Man TT

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

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Cody Miskelly

Cody Miskelly

Junior Rider
Cody Miskelly
Junior Rider

Age: 12

Hometown: Bangor

Class(es): Junior Gearbox (125cc)

Riding No: 56

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

2020 Plans: To compete in the IMC Junior Gearbox Championship, 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

Darragh O’Mahony

Darragh O’Mahony

Junior Rider
Darragh O'Mahony
Junior Rider

Age: 13

Hometown: Clogh, Co. Kilkenny

Class(es): Junior Elite

Experience: Darragh has 6-7 yrs experience of Grass-track/MX/Mini-Moto/Mini Bikes. 

Results: Darragh has been Runner-up in several Grass-track Championships. Darragh also achieved several podium finishes in both The USBK & Mondello Masters 2019 Junior Cup Championships onboard his Aprilla 125cc.

2020 Plans: Darragh plans to compete in both The USBK & Mondello Masters Championships this year in the Moto-One Class. Darragh is looking forward to completing his first full championship and preparations are well underway. Darragh has been dedicated to a strict training regime to give himself the best possible chance of success and is determined to give his 2020 season his best effort.

Sponsor: Darragh’s campaign to date has been self-funded and reliant on the support from family members – Mam, Dad & Uncle Shane – and the family business, DOM Plant Hire and Haulage.

Fact: Darragh is one of the most laid back, relaxed chaps in the paddock – nothing phases him!

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Freddie Cooke

Freddie Cooke

Junior Rider
Freddie Cooke
Junior Rider

Age: 11

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

Leon Scott

Leon Scott

Junior Rider
Leon Scott
Junior Rider

Age: 8

Hometown: Armoy

Class(es): Junior Pro 4.2

Riding No: 11

Sponsor: KD Racing

Years racing: Rookie season.

Photo Credit: Baylon McCaughey

Robert Ronan

Robert Ronan

Senior Rider
Robert Ronan
Senior Rider

Age: 13

Hometown: Edgeworthstown, Longford

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc

Riding No: 13

Machine: Kurz

Years racing: 2

Achievements: 2018 Snowflake Showdown Junior Gearbox – 2nd Place. 2018 HAWKS Racewears Junior of the Year

2020 Plans: USBK & Mondello Masters Moto-One Class, IMC Senior Stock 140cc

Sponsors: Parts for Cars, Cluna Developments

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Kai McClintock

Kai McClintock

Junior Rider
Kai McClintock
Junior Rider

Hometown: Ballymena

Class(es): Junior Gearbox 140cc

Riding No: 355

Machine: Stomp 140cc

Sponsors: Bank of Dad.

Bailey ‘Bomber’ Dobson

Bailey ‘Bomber’ Dobson

Junior Rider
Bailey Dobson
Junior Rider

Age: 9

Hometown: Belfast

Class(es): Junior Gearbox 125cc

Riding No: 11

Machine: Stomp 125cc

Years racing: MX (2yrs), Minibikes Rookie season 

Aspirations: MotoGP

Sponsors: Bank of Dad.

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Rossi Dobson

Rossi Dobson

Senior Rider
Rossi Dobson
Senior Rider

Age: 15

Hometown: Belfast

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc, Mini GP

Riding No: 66

Machines: Stomp 140cc, KAYO MR150

Years racing: MX  (8yrs), Minibikes (2yrs), Circuits (1yr)

Achievements: 2 x Irish MX Champion, 2 x Ulster MX Champion, 2 x Grasstrack Champion, Errigal MX Champion, IMC BMW Autoparts Junior Gearbox 140cc Champion 2018, 2019 USBK Moto3 – 2nd (5 wins), 2019 IMC Mini GP Championship Winner

Aspirations: To compete at BSB, WSBK & MotoGP.

2020 Plans: British Talent Cup, USBK & Mondello Masters, IMC Championship

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Isaac ‘The Bear’ Mark

Isaac ‘The Bear’ Mark

Junior Rider
Isaac Mark
Junior Rider

Age: 9

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

Alexander Rowan

Alexander Rowan

Junior Rider
Alexander Rowan
Junior Rider

Age: 11

Hometown: Dromara

Class(es): Junior Gearbox 140cc

Riding No: 65

Machine: KTM 65cc

Years racing: 4 yrs

Aspirations: Compete in USBK Young Guns Championship

Sponsors: Bank of Dad.

Photo Credit: George French ~ Knee Down Photography

Adam-Lee McStravog

Adam-Lee McStravog

Junior Rider
Adam-Lee McStravog
Junior Rider

Age: 14

Hometown: Coalisland

Class(es): Junior Elite

Riding No: 21

Machines: M2R 140cc

Years racing: Rookie season

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

Alex McCalmont

Alex McCalmont

Junior Rider
Alex McCalmont
Junior Rider

Age: 11

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 just makes me more determined for 2021. I cannot wait!

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

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: 9

Hometown: Ballyclare

Class(es): Junior Gearbox, Junior Mini GP

Riding No: 57

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

Years racing: 3

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

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

Sponsors: Temple Tree Services, Hillhead Sheds, Wilkinson Design 34 & InstaMould NI, HAWKS Race Wears

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 #57 #71

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography, Baylon McCaughey

Ruben Sherman-Boyd

Ruben Sherman-Boyd

Junior Rider
Ruben Sherman-Boyd
Junior Rider

Age: 11

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
    

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: 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 #71 #57

Photo Credit: Maurice Montgomery, Baylon McCaughey

Shane Organ

Shane Organ

Senior Rider
Shane Organ
Senior Rider

Age: 16

Hometown: Tramore

Class(es): Senior Open

Riding No: 715

Machine: Honda CRF 150cc

Years racing: 5

Aspirations: Succesful debut onboard my KTM RC390 competing in The Mondello Masters Junior Cup

Achievements: 2018 Milverton Championship 85SW – 2nd, 2019 Milverton Championship 125cc – 4th, 2020 Rockabill Grasstrack 250cc – 2nd

Sponsors: Tramore Construction and Maintenance

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Max Robinson

Max Robinson

Junior Rider
Max Robinson
Junior Rider

Age: 6

Hometown: Ballymoney

Class(es): BamBam, Junior Gearbox

Riding No: 99

Machine: 10TEN 90R

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

Achievements: 4th Place – 2020 IMC BamBam Championship with 9 Podium finishes

Plans for 2021: 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

Tyler Sherman

Tyler Sherman

Senior Rider
Tyler Sherman
Senior Rider

Age: 19

Hometown: Newtownabbey

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc

Riding No: 99

Machines: STOMP 140cc Motard

Years racing: 10yrs MX – 2018 ‘Rookie’ Season on Tarmac

Achievements: Numerous Top 5 Junior MX Championship Finishes (85cc-250cc)

Aspirations: To finish our ‘Rookie’ Season with more points than my Da!

Sponsors: FB Motors’ & 365 Taxis

Baylon McCaughey

Baylon McCaughey

Senior Rider
Baylon McCaughey
Senior Rider

Class: Veterans

Riding No: 6

Machines: On The Scrounge!

Years racing: Zero on Minibikes, but 25yrs on Circuits & Road and 10yrs Off-Road.

Achievements: 1997 Clubmans 400 Champion, Cookstown 100 Support Winner 2012.

Aspirations: TO ENJOY!

 

Matt Davidson

Matt Davidson

Junior Rider
Matt Davidson
Junior Rider

Age: 9

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

Darrell Goult

Darrell Goult

Senior Rider
Darrell Goult
Senior Rider

Age: 34

Hometown: Portadown

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc

Riding No: 100

Machine: SYmoto 140cc

Years racing: 2

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

 

 

Kyle Cross

Kyle Cross

Senior Rider
Kyle Cross
Senior Rider

Age: 21

Hometown: Lisburn

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc 

Riding No: 55

Machines: Stomp 140cc, Yamaha R6

Years racing: 16yrs

Achievements: Irish Mini-moto 4.2 & 6.2 Champion 2011. Davy Wood Scholarship 2012. Ulster Moto3 Champion 2017.

Aspirations: To compete in Thudersport and/or BSB.

Photo Credit: Jimmy Graham

Ritchie Butler

Ritchie Butler

Senior Rider
Ritchie Butler
Senior Rider

Age: 35

Hometown: Westmeath

Class(es): MiniGP

Riding No: 83

Machine: KAYO MR150

Years racing: Rookie Year

Achievements: Impressive Crash at Athboy Karting Circuit

Aspirations: Compete in both the Senior Open and MiniGP Class within the IMC Championship 2019.

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

 

Ajay Carey

Ajay Carey

Senior Rider
Ajay Carey
Senior Rider

Age: 13

Hometown: Lisburn

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc, MiniGP

Riding No: 30

Machines: Stomp 140cc, Stomp 140cc MiniGP

Years racing: 4 yrs

Achievements: 2017 All Ireland Junior Gearbox Champion

Aspirations: To compete at BSB level.

Craig Scollan

Craig Scollan

Senior Rider
Craig Scollan
Senior Rider

Age: 29

Hometown: Enniskillen

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc

Riding No: 177

Machine: Stomp 140cc

Years racing: 3 yrs

Achievements: Top 10 finish within the highly competitive IMC FB Motors’ Stock 140cc 2018

Aspirations: To win!

Racing Hero: Richard Britton.

Photo Credit: Baylon McCaughey

Christopher McCallion

Christopher McCallion

Senior Rider
Christopher McCallion
Senior Rider

Age: 27

Hometown: Coleraine

Class(es): MiniGP

Riding No: 69

Machine: MiniGP 140cc

Years racing: 15 yrs

Achievements: 4.2 Mini-moto Champion, 6.2 Mini-moto Champion, IMC House of Elliott MiniGP Champion 2018

Aspirations: BSB.

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

William McKee

William McKee

Senior Rider
William McKee
Senior Rider

Hometown: Kells

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc

Riding No: 129

Machines: Stomp 140cc

Years racing: 1 yr

Achievements: IMC FB Motors’ Senior Stock 140cc Group 2 2018 (8th).

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Gerard McWilliams

Gerard McWilliams

Senior Rider
Gerard McWilliams
Senior Rider

Age: 31

Hometown: Belfast

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc

Riding No: 711

Machine: Stomp Z3 140cc, 250cc Ninja

Years racing: 6 months

Aspirations: Enter into Short Circuit competition during 2019.

Photo Credit: Ian Boyd

Dean Graham

Dean Graham

Senior Rider
Dean Graham
Senior Rider

Age: 14

Hometown: Lisburn

Class(es): Senior Stock 140cc

Riding No: 24

Experience: Dean has been riding motorcycles since the age of 10yrs. He began Minibike Racing with The IMC in Aug 2019.

2020 Plans: To earn a place on the podium and ride to the best of his ability.

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Graham Ronan

Graham Ronan

Senior Rider
Graham Ronan
Senior Rider

Hometown: Edgeworthstown

Class(es): Stock 140cc VETS

Riding No: 111

Machine: M2R 140cc, 450cc Husaberg Enduro, BMW R100GS

Aspirations: Continue to ride motorcycles until I’m 100yrs young.

Photo Credit: Two Brothers Photography

Zak Turkington

Zak Turkington

Mascot
Zak Turkington
Mascot

Age: 4

Hometown: Larne

Class(es): League of his own!

Machines: Balance Bike, Revvi Electric, PW50cc

Years racing: 2 yrs

Achievements: IMC Mascot and being everyones Buddy

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

Photo Credit: Bean Mac

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