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Ulster Grand Prix 2018

Stars gathered to launch the 2018 MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix

Some of road racing’s biggest names and brightest young talents gathered in Lisburn to officially launch the 2018 MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix.

Michael Dunlop;; Peter Hickman; Dean Harrison; Paul Jordan; Dominic Herbertson; Adam McClean; Joey Thompson; Lee Johnston; Conor Cummins; Davey Todd and Daniel Mettam came together at the Lagan Valley Island to give fans an exciting taste of what’s in store for Bike Week and reflect on their seasons so far. 

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council UGP Bike Week Classic Car & Motorcycle Parade

Lisburn City Old Vehicle Club in conjunction with Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council invites you to take part in a classic car and bike parade around Dundrod circuit on Monday 6th August 2018.  The evening will begin at the Lagan Valley Island, Queens Road Lisburn with a display of cars and motorcycles before moving off for a drive around the world famous Dundrod circuit as part of UGP Bike Week events.   There is a charge of £5 per vehicle and £3 per passenger to participate which will be donated to the Mayor's Charity: Cancer Fund for Children would be greatly appreciated. 

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DateTimeEvent Location and information
Saturday 4th August12.00 noon - 2.00pmVintage displayLisburn City Centre with bikes from 1970s or earlier on display
11.00amTrucking at the Ulster Grand PrixUGP Paddock
Sunday 5th August10.00amSponsored walk for Injured Riders Welfare FundUGP Paddock and circuit
3.00pmChurch ServiceUGP Marquee
Monday 6th August7.00pmLCCC Vintage Cars and Motorcycles ParadeTravelling from Lagan Valley Island to the Dundrod Circuit
7.00pmTrail bike displayUGP Paddock
Tuesday 7th August8.00am - 9.00amTourism Marketing ConferenceUGP Marquee, Dundrod
7.30pm - 9.00pmTeam Quiz for Injured Riders Welfare FundThe Marquee, Dundrod. Hosted by Chris Kinley
7.00pm at locationBike Fest - Dromara Destroyers Ride OutFrom three locations - Scooters Specialist NI, Dromara Village Centre & Balmoral Hotel
Wednesday 8th August10.00am - 7.00pmUGP Practice Sessions
900pmAn evening with the World's Fastest Road RacersUGP Marquee
Live Music from Juram afterwards
Thursday 9th August10.00am - 9.30pmMCE UGP Races Day 1 (4 Races)
12.30pm - 7.30pmCorporate Hospitality MarqueeVIP area to watch UGP. Tickets incl lunch
10.00pmLive Music from Tongue & Groove/DJUGP Marquee
Friday 10th August11.00amPaddock Open Day
11.00am - 2.00pm Meet & Greet the RidersTopaz Airport Road Service Station
3.00pm UGP Circuit ToursExclusive bus tours with commentary from the riders
1.00pm, 3.00pm and 5.00pmMini cars demoUGP Paddock
Racing at 6.30pm, 7.15pm and 8.00pm4-6 cars raced in a tournament style
6.00pm - 8.00pmTrial bike display in the PaddockUGP Paddock
8.30pm to lateLive music and acts: Juram, Cold Comfort. FREE ADMISSIONUGP Marquee
Saturday 11th August9.30am - 6.00pm (approx.)MCE UGP Race Day 2 (7 races)
8.30am - 7.00pmCorporate Hospitality.UGP Marquee
7.00pm - lateLive music from Cara Cowan and the God FatherzUGP Marquee