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We have been keeping the internet aware of all the latest news from our race weekends. The latest in Bishopscourt was full of action and we definitely got a bit twitter happy!

Here’s a “live” recap on what happened up North (all times are GMT-1 for some reason) :

11/05/2013 08:17:21We are up in Bishopacourt, drivers signed on and getting ready for testing. Rain has blown over for now. #msirl #irishstrykers

11/05/2013 09:08:58Just lining up for 1st practice.Just had a big shower & strong gusts.Blue skies again,almost as changeable as @Mondello_Park weather!#msirl

11/05/2013 09:10:20Philip Brennan out for first session this year in #IrishStrykers, Andy DAlton too. #msirl

11/05/2013 09:11:20Good grid of NI Sevens sharing the track with us too. There will be a 30s gap at start of races tomorrow. #msirl #irishstrykers

11/05/2013 09:35:36All back in one piece from practice. Mixed conditions on track #msirl #irishstrykers

11/05/2013 09:37:44#TeamDG lads are looking after themselves again. @chapman_terry is chief fire officer for wkend #msirl #irishstrykers

11/05/2013 11:49:342nd practice over, mixed bag really. Drier track. Mark baker looked impressive, Watkins, griffin, yeomans look quick. Auerbach off. #msirl

11/05/2013 11:51:57Still waiting on times.Track seems to evening out the field a bit.Still waiting to see what happened auerbachs car.Front suspension anyway.

11/05/2013 12:35:48Hail now. We are getting it all here. BBQ time. #msirl

11/05/2013 14:08:53Alan Auerbach is gone home unfortunately. Front suspension mount broke away from chassis. Leading championship too, real pity. #msirl

11/05/2013 14:10:53Just waiting after turn 2 for qualifying sessions to get under way. Sheanes then #irishstrykers #msirl

11/05/2013 14:15:08Nearly got hit by a Sheane spinning off track, no big deal!! #motorsportisdangerous #msirl

11/05/2013 14:28:01#irishstrykers just in assembly for qualifying! Looking like it will stay dry. #msirl

11/05/2013 15:08:20Qualy results for #IrishStrykers in Bishopscourt. Alan Watkins on pole, well done. #msirl

11/05/2013 15:24:16@motorsport_ie #itsnotpinkitssalmon

11/05/2013 16:02:56#TeamDG helping the homeless @KingersB with a loan of atent after #HurricaneMichelle in Bishopscourt #msirl #niceguys

11/05/2013 18:30:54Stryker BBQ hosted by the #TeamDG lads. #msirl

11/05/2013 22:18:37After long serious discussions at our EGM, we need pit girls and sponsorship. Mostly pit girls! #msirl @TopOfTheTower

11/05/2013 22:42:57@TopOfTheTower EGM still going. No water!!!!@KrystleLamont you’re hired!!

12/05/2013 00:29:36Just checking the cars before bed ……. #TeamDG #shenanigans #msirl #irishstrykers @TopOfTheTower

12/05/2013 07:53:57Morning from Bishopscourt. Lets see if the #TeamDG plan to invite every1 round for “a few” beers will work!!!! #msirl

12/05/2013 07:56:57It’s WET here, much different than yday.No blue skies.Few mid pack lads have shown their skill in rain before. Should be a good race #msirl

12/05/2013 08:01:46Paddock walk time #msirl

12/05/2013 08:04:39Sevens starting 30s before us to avoid any accidents. We had a bad one last year #msirl

12/05/2013 08:13:19Delayed by a bit, just coming up to grid. Still raining #msirl

12/05/2013 08:20:52Go time! #msirl

12/05/2013 08:21:26Watkins, Kingers, baker griffin #msirl

12/05/2013 08:22:30Still racing. Conditions really slippy on track. #msirl

12/05/2013 08:24:07Watkins griff Kingers baker Brennan #msirl

12/05/2013 08:24:41Great recovery back from 4th to 2n from dave griffin after spin. #msirl

12/05/2013 08:28:16Watkins, griff, baker Kingers – baker great move to take kingers on straight . still racing #msirl

12/05/2013 08:29:11Can’t see time board, close to last lap. #msirl

12/05/2013 08:31:52Yeomans in pit lane. Still racing. Watkins, griff, baker. Great drive from baker #msirl

12/05/2013 08:34:39Watkins took the chequered flag followed by @Dave_Griffin1 and @bakerboy79 #msirl well done!!

12/05/2013 08:52:39Heard from Alan Auerbach. He’s out auto testing today. Best of luck, hope you get the Stryker back before next rounds. #msirl

12/05/2013 09:20:30Phil Brennan retired after an off at turn 3 – back out for next race. #msirl

12/05/2013 09:22:30Unfortunately @bakerboy79 not classified as there was an issue with the transponder. Terrible luck after the best drive in race 1 #msirl

12/05/2013 09:26:31In other news, still raining but just had first BBQ of the day #msirl

12/05/2013 09:28:36Kevin McGrath working hard to get #2 Phil Brennan back on grid for next race #msirl

12/05/2013 12:46:05@bakerboy79 another performance like that please!!! #msirl

12/05/2013 14:18:01Just getting ready for race 2. Cars being prepped and marquees being taken down. Roger in his #8 car isn’t out for this race. #msirl

12/05/2013 14:59:28Bit of a delay before our start, whole and bits of ITCC cars left on track along with oil. In assembly #msirl

12/05/2013 15:07:19Just gone out on track. Same again 30s delayed start after NI Sevens. Griffin pole for 2nd race. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:08:37Phil Brennan starting from 4th. Better position to attack for this dryish race #msirl

12/05/2013 15:09:07Paul Yeomans back out, no major issues forcing him to retire from race 1. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:09:43Lights out, we’re racing! #msirl

12/05/2013 15:11:50Watkins, Grif, Kingers, yeomans. Brennan dropped back down grid #msirl

12/05/2013 15:13:14Baker in 6th behind dalton. Then Brennan ryan and Meehan. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:16:16Watkins and Grif way out now. Yeomans trying to get 3rd from Kingers. Baker and dalton right behind him. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:16:37Rain coming in over track now. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:17:56Great battles in the second pack. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:18:21Brennan came in through pit lane. Straight back out. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:19:121/2 same. Yeomans baker Kingers dalton ryan Meehan

12/05/2013 15:20:38Watkins out in front. Griffin holding second. Real race is between Kingers baker and dalton #msirl

12/05/2013 15:21:18Des Meehan getting the hang of the car and getting quicker #msirl

12/05/2013 15:21:38Baker up into 4th. Then dalton and Kingers. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:23:02Griffin reeling in Watkins. Big gap gone to just 5 car lengths. #msirl #TeamDG

12/05/2013 15:24:26Griffin takes lead!!! Go #TeamDG. Real bad luck here last year, great racing paying off. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:26:07Last lap #msirl

12/05/2013 15:26:53#TeamDG win!!!! #msirl

12/05/2013 15:28:37Griffin Watkins yeomans #msirl

12/05/2013 15:32:29Great weekend with #IrishStrykers in Bishopscourt. Great racing great craic! #msirl

12/05/2013 15:41:00@Dave_Griffin1 thanks bill. See you out at round 5 & 6!! #msirl

12/05/2013 17:16:25Serious single car collision on B8 after Hilltown. AVOID!!!! Police and Fire Brigade on scene, road closed. #msirl

12/05/2013 21:10:10@MicksGarage our photographer got this in qualifying yday!! #msirl

12/05/2013 21:22:25@westwardeng Thanks for the Retweet. @johnburke277 and @Dave_Griffin1 put all of the bhp found last week to good use this weekend!! #msirl

12/05/2013 21:32:308 Paul Yeomans 31 9 Roger Welaratne 28 10 Andy Dalton 23 11 Des Bruton 17 12 Peter Auerbach#msirl

12/05/2013 21:33:101 Dave Griffin 63 2 AlanWatkins 60 3 Brian Kingston 51 4 Seamus Ryan 43 5 Alan Auerbach 36 6 Mark Baker 35 7 Des Meehan 31#msirl

12/05/2013 21:34:44The most recent #IrishStryker Championship table is in the previous tweet.Some great racing this weekend! Roll on Rnds 5 & 6!!#msirl

12/05/2013 22:05:49Well done to Alan, Dave & all podium drivers!! Speaking of – last tweet goes to @bakerboy79 next time!! #msirl

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