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International Newcomers head to KDM Hire Cookstown 100

 

Making their Irish road race debut at the  Tandragee and KDM Hire Cookstown 100 will be German rider, Mathias Winkenjohann and Greek rider Vassilios Takos. Both riders made their debut on Irish soil last year at the Irish championship short circuit race meeting at St Angeleo,

 

Mathias comes from a twin called Bielefeld, which is the twin town of Enniskillen! And has been racing a couple of years mostly at tracks in Germany, Czech Republic and Spain, such as, Nurburgring,Hengelo, Fischereihafenrennen , Lausitzring, Bilster Berg, Salzburgring and Brno.

 

 

 

At the KDM Hire Cookstown 100, Mathias will take part in the Open and the senior support  classes on board his Kawasaki ZX636.

 

 It will be the first time , for quite a few years  to be riding a supersport bike again,  normally he rides a Kawasaki ZX10R. A self employed industrial engineer, Mathias is Thankful to his sponsors;  Kawasaki EMG Eickmeyer and WiMoTech Industrial Engineering.

 

Travelling with Mathias will be Vassilios Takos, hailing from Jerez in Greece, Vassilios is a self employed Insurance clerk, and also lives in Biefield. Takos will participate in the open race son his R1 Yamaha, and has competed in road events in Holland, Austria, Belgium, Czech republic, Frohburg, Horice, Chimay, Hengelo Fischereihafenrennen, along with endurance races and hillclimbs.

 

Why not come along and meet our international friends at the KDM Hire Cookstown 100

 

 

 

 

 

Programme of Events KDM Hire ‘Cookstown 100’ 2017

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 27th April

 

Classic Bike Run

 

Sign on from 6.30pm in Burn Road Car Park leaving 7.15pm

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 28th April

 

Practice Day

 

Roads Close 12 noon

 

 

 

Saturday 29th April

 

Race Day

Roads Close 10.00am

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