CHAMPION Road racer, William Dunlop will be pulling into the town next Friday night to take part in Ballymena’s Charity Bike Night.
The event has been organised by Ballymena Town Centre Development Ltd in partnership with Adelaide Insurance Services and taking place between 6-9pm focusing mainly on the Ballymoney St area.
William will be competing in the Ulster Grand Prix during that weekend and this is an opportunity for fans to chat to him about his fantastic successes this season. William is always happy to support Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice and Ballymena and this event will be a celebration of the biking Heritage of Northern Ireland.
William said: “I am very pleased to be invited back to Ballymena to host this Bike night, we had a great time at the last one and raised much needed funds for the Children’s Hospice. I am looking forward to catching up with lots of local Bikers and fans of the Ulster Grand Prix at this event.”
The ever popular competition for best looking bike and rider will make a welcome return and will be judged by William Dunlop.
Amanda Bennett, Town Centre Development Manager sees this as another great opportunity for Ballymena, which has a long and celebrated relationship with Road Racing. Amanda said: “I am grateful to Adelaide Insurance for sponsoring this event. The last one was a huge success and this backing has allowed us to make this one bigger and even better. BikeSafe will be offering observed rideouts with an Advanced Police Motorcycle Instructor and these can be booked on the night. This is yet another fantastic event and I am so pleased we have this opportunity to celebrate the successes of William Dunlop this season and give fans a chance to socialise with him. The enthusiasm of the motorcycling community for events like this is fantastic and makes me proud to be a part of it!”