’90 years of North West 200′ exhibition continues this summer

An image taken in 1954 showing the start of the Junior Race.

An exhibition continues this summer in Ballymoney looking at ’90 Years of NW 200′.

The venue is Ballymoney Museum and it is on until August 31.

This exhibition explores the history of the North West 200, its riders, support staff and spectators, through a rich display of bikes, photographs and memorabilia.

Items from Dervock rider James McKane will be on display for the first time following their recent donation to the Museum.

He took part in the Magilligan sand races but was forced to miss competing in the first ever NW200 race after a collision with a car during the practice race.

Items on display include his goggles, speedometer, trophies and black and white photographs.

Time: Mon-Thurs & Sat 9am-5pm Fri 9am-4.30pm

Venue: Ballymoney Museum, The Town Hall, Townhead Street, Ballymoney, BT53 6BE

Contact: T: (028) 2766 0230 E: cms@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

Admission free.

 

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