2020 North West 200 dates confirmed as Whyte stays on

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Next year’s North West 200 race dates have todau been confirmed alongside a statement from event director Mervyn Whyte saying he will remain on board for another year.

The 2020 race week will take place from May 10-16 with the main race day on Saturday 16th. The north coast event celebrated it’s 90th anniversary last May with Glenn Irwin, Peter Hickman, James Hillier, Jeremy McWilliams and Davey
Todd all winning races. Stefano Bonetti also became the first Italian race winner at the North West.

Whyte will also remain in place as Event Director of the 2020 meeting, his 20th season in the role.

“I have been asked by the committee of Coleraine and District Motor Club to stay on as Event Director for next year and have agreed to do so,” Whyte explained.

“I am looking forward to the challenge as the Club continues to plan for the future with a process in place that will be adopted when I do step down.”