The 2021 Honda / The Construction Team Central Coast Cup dirt track motorcycle meeting is on this weekend as a one-day event on Sunday June 13at the Allen Park track at Somersby.
Since its inception in 2005 the Central Coast Cup meeting has established itself as one of the major non-championships meetings on the dirt track calendar but this year it falls in between an Australian Championship meeting and a New South Wales Championship meeting two weeks either side of it.
Even with entry numbers down on previous years Central Coast Junior Motor Cycle Club President David Smith Snr. said that the club is committed to staging the meeting for the competitors who have supported the event.
“I’m still excited about the line-up for Sunday. Quantity might be missing, but there are plenty of quality riders who will be fighting it out for honours “said Smith.
Looking down the honour roll of winners in both the senior and junior (13 to Under 16s) classes you quickly realise how significant the Central Coast Cup is.
The senior class has been won by previous, or future, Australian champions and even a future world champion.
David Smith will be striving to become the first rider to win the Senior event for a fourth time, but he faces a stern task to do so.
Harrison Ryan will also be out to achieve an unusual double as he is aiming to become the third Junior Cup winner to go on to win the Senior Event.
David Smith and his brother Peter are joined by another pair of brothers Angus and Rory Hutchison in the line-up.
Boyd Hollis, who won the Casey Stoner Cup meeting late last year, and the fast-starting Luke Bush are two others expected to serious contenders.
There will definitely be a new name on the Junior Cup honour roll, with two contenders standing out as favourites.
Kurri Kurri Junior Club rider Cameron Dunker and host club rider Cody Lewis loom as the stand-out contenders.
The younger age brackets will have to wait to be able to chase Central Coast Cup honours but their racing invariably provides plenty of close, hard-fought racing which augers well for the future of the sport.
Also on the programme to add to the variety will be races for older riders (Over 35s) and older bikes (pre1995).
The 8-lap finals of both the Junior and Senior Cup will wrap up the program on Sunday afternoon after action gets underway at 10 am.
Entry fee for spectators this weekend will be $10 per vehicle payable at the gate as a tax deductible donation to the St Johns First Aid.
The Allen Park track is situated at Debenham Road North, Somersby.
For more information about the Central Coast Junior Motor Cycle Club check out the club’s website www.ccjuniormotorcycleclub.org.au or contact Club President David Smith on 0412 506503 or Col Adams 0422 573923.
Previous Winners of the Central Coast Cup
|Luke Gough||Glenn Scott|
|Paul Caslick||Todd Kurtz|
|Rohan Tungate||Tyson Nelson|
|Darcy Ward||Grant Charnock|
|Jackson Jeffrey||Josh Bunt|
|Jace Castles||Sean McLellan|
|RAINED OUT||RAINED OUT|
|Jace Castles||Bailey James|
|Sean McLellan||Thomas Duggan|
|Jace Castles||Jarred Brook|
|David Smith||Billy van Eerde|
|David Smith||Billy van Eerde|
|Jarred Brook||Jordan Ussher|
|David Smith||Ryan Smith|
|Connor Ryan||Harrison Ryan|
|2020||NOT STAGED||NOT STAGED