NW200 Radio Earpieces
To continue improving communications for race fans, riders and teams the 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 will again have a number of offers to keep everyone intrigued with live and up to date information.
The pre-tuned radio earpieces: Join Michael McNamee and Joel Taggart on BBC Radio Ulster who provide live on course and radio commentary with regular updates throughout practice and racing.
Earpieces cost £7.00 and are available to purchase at the Ticket Office during Raceweek.
We would strongly recommend that everyone has access to a radio and avails of this great service during practice and race times on following wavelengths.
FM: 92–95 MHz MW: 1341 kHz and 873 KHz DAB Freeview: 719 (NI only) Freesat: 716 Sky (UK only): 0118 Virgin Media: 932 Virgin Media Ireland: 906 Online
Communications will continue to have more regular and up to date information through the course commentary which currently have 80 speakers spread around the 8.9 mile circuit. This has seen increased new facilities at Mill Bank Avenue, Hill Crest Service Station and Black Hill for 2016 to provide everyone with up to date information.
Four Big Screens will be placed around the circuit, two at the start and finish, one at York corner and another at Metropole. In the start and finish area, a large screen will be sited above the media compound. This will be directed towards the paddock and will be visible from both the grid and the paddock. The screen will include a rolling banner with all updated information.
Vauxhall International North West 200 Facebook and Twitter will have regular live feeds.