The Formula II Race at Dundrod on May 16th will consist of heats, each of 10 laps (74 miles) and a final of 14 laps (104 miles). The winner will receive the Ulster Trophy, Replica, and a cash prize of £300. Other prizes will be trophies and £150, £75, £40 respectively for those coming in second, third and fourth. First and second prizes of £35 and £15 respectively for the first and second in each heat.
Those prizes have been presented by the News of the World.
This race is an International one and it is hoped there will be Continental representation. As Formula II cars are evenly matched, and the method having two short heats and a final is being adopted, the Promoters are confident that the racing will turn out to be very open and competitive.
Several of the leading British manufacturers and independents have promised to enter.
The Handicap race will be over 14 laps (104 miles) and will be based on an individual handicap for each car. It will be prepared by the promoters with the object of ensuring as close a finish as possible from an entry which will undoubtedly consist of widely different types.
The winner will receive the Champion Perpetual Trophy, Replica, and £100, and other prizes will be as follows: Trophies and £60, £40 and £20 for second, third and fourth, and the fastest finisher will receive a Trophy and £30.
Dundrod Circuit is the only public road in the British Isles which is used for motor racing, and as such it has an unique appeal.
Spectator amenities have been improved, and the new enclosure at Cochranstown, reached at all times by a footbridge across the course, should prove popular. There are numerous car parks, which with only two exceptions can be gained or left at all times during the day, and these provide the spectator with a comfortable vantage point together with a full service of race information.
All inquiries to the Hon. Secretary, The Ulster Automobile Club, Donegall Chambers, Donegall Place, Belfast.