World Superbike executive director Daniel Carrera has given his backing to support the new Northern Ireland circuit being built in County Tyrone and hopes to secure a deal to host a round at the track from as early as 2019.
Earlier this month, private development company Manna Developments received planning permission from the Mid-Ulster District Council to begin work on construction an all-new circuit Lake Torrent in Coalisland on a former clay plant. The circuit is projected to be completed and opened in 2019 and has targeted hosting the World Superbike championship and the British Touring Car Championship.
Speaking to the BBC, Carrera says developers have shared plans with World Superbike organisers Dorna and the FIM and both parties are interested in a potential Northern Ireland round which he hopes will attract fans along with the addition boost by local star and reigning World...
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