Caolán Irwin receives Young Racer of the Year nomination

Donegal's Caolán Irwin has been announced as the Masters Superbike Championship Young Racer of the Year nominee for April

The nomination follows the Kilmacrennan man's trio of second places at rounds four, five and six of the Masters Supersport championship at Mondello Park - where he made his debut as a Pro rider

The Masters Young Racer of the Year award is open to any rider who is under twenty three and competing at the Masters. At each event one rider is nominated to go forward to the end of year shoot out where they will have a chance to battle for the €10,000 prize

It'll be the third year in a row there will be an Irwin in the final, with Caolan's brother Rhys having been nominated over the last two years.