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2017 Irish Road Race Championships – Results Round Up

Full round up of results per class within the 2017 Irish road race championships, which includes statistical confirmation of Derek McGee’s momentous hat trick of championship titles.

125/Moto 3:

1 Nigel Moore 85
2 Gary Dunlop 77
3 Paul Robinson 61
4 Sam Wilson 53
5 Adam McLean 50
6 Derek McGee 45
7 Melissa Kennedy 41
8 Neil Kernohan 40
9 Sam Dunlop 30
10 Sam Johnson 29
11 Christian Elkin 25
12 Stephen Boyes 17
13 Justin Waring 16
14 Ian Lougher 13
15 Dean Stimpson 13
16 Ronnie Scott 12
17 Sarah Boyes 12
18 Jack Sands 12
19 Paul Jordan 10
20 Sean Leonard 10
21 Jamie O’Brien 10
22 Peter McKillop 7
23 Gary Jordan 6
24 Chris Meyer 5

250:

1 Neil Kernohan 75
2 John Ella 41
3 Vic Allan 33
4 Bryan Harding 20
5 Paul Robinson 20

400:

1 Paul Gartland 107
2 Seamus Elliott 106
3 Callum Laidlaw 98
4 Darryl Tweed 75
5 Steve Tobin 65
6 Mark Shiels 56
7 David Howard 54
8 Aaron Boyd 37
9 Brian Loughlin 36
10 Stephen Morrison 27
11 Gerard Cummins 25
12 Alan Johnston 23
13 Tam Nicholl 18
14 Dave Walsh 17
15 Derek Wilkie 17
16 Alistair Haworth 16
17 Enda Trearty 15
18 Stephen Casey 11
19 Gordon Clark 8
20 Ian Simpson 7
21 Roy Beattie 7
22 Mark Shields 6
23 Andy McAllister 6
24 Michael Hoey 6
25 Yvonne Montgomery 6
26 RJ Woolsey 6
27 James Rothery 5
28 Peter Fletcher 4
29 David Murphy 4
30 Lloyd Collins 2
31 Stephen Davison 1
32 Dougie Shearer 1

Super Twins:

1 Derek McGee 103
2 Michael Sweeney 68
3 Adam McLean 52
4 Joe Loughlin 50
5 James Cowton 45
6 Derek Sheils 43
7 James Chawke 32
8 Paul Jordan 26
9 Michael Browne 21
10 Oisin Watson 19
11 Andy Farrell 19
12 Paul Gartland 17
13 Paul O’Rourke 15
14 Christian Elkin 13
15 Michael Weldon 13
16 Callum Laidlaw 13
17 Brad Vicars 11
18 Damian Horan 10
19 Dan Cooper 9
20 Derek Wilson 9
21 Marc Ironside 8
22 William Hara 8
23 Darren Cooper 8
24 Paul Williams 8
25 Dominic Herbertson 7
26 Sean Connolly 7
27 Alistair Kirk 7
28 Richard Charlton 7
29 Kris Duncan 6
30 Seamus Elliott 6
31 Ben Mullane 6
32 Tommy Henry 6
33 Sam Johnson 5
34 Stephen McKnight 4
35 Thomas Molloy 4
36 Derek Costello 3
37 Darren O’Rourke 3
38 Brian Loughlin 3
39 Mark Shields 2
40 Philip Crosbie 2
41 Jordan McFerran 1
42 Michael Nagle 1

Supersport:

1 Derek McGee 103
2 Derek Sheils 96
3 Paul Jordan 87
4 Michael Sweeney 85
5 Adam McLean 61
6 William Dunlop 53
7 Graham Kennedy 44
8 Darryl Tweed 38
9 Davey Todd 37
10 James Cowton 32
11 Michael Dunlop 25
12 Sean Connolly 24
13 Andy Farrell 21
14 Raymond Casey 17
15 Davy Morgan 17
16 Kevin Fitzpatrick 16
17 Thomas Maxwell 16
18 Brian McCormack 16
19 Steven Procter 13
20 James Chawke 13
21 Neil Kernohan 11
22 Michael Weldon 11
23 Joe Thompson 10
24 Paul Williams 10
25 Callum Laidlaw 9
26 Christian Elkin 9
27 Dennis Booth 8
28 Guy Martin 8
29 Paul Fallon 8
30 Stephen Casey 8
31 Paul Cranston 8
32 Dominic Herbertson 7
33 Robert Wilson 7
34 John O’Donovan 6
35 Sam Johnson 6
36 Dan Cooper 5
37 Gareth Evans 5
38 Mark Goodings 4
39 Rhys Hardisty 4
40 Steve Tobin 3
41 Brad Vicars 2
42 Kris Duncan 1
43 Forest Dunn 1

Superbike:

1 Derek McGee 121
2 Derek Sheils 113
3 Michael Sweeney 84
4 Paul Jordan 53
5 William Dunlop 46
6 Davy Morgan 39
7 Davey Todd 33
8 Graham Kennedy 33
9 Michael Dunlop 25
10 Darryl Tweed 25
11 Andy Farrell 23
12 James Cowton 21
13 Kevin Fitzpatrick 19
14 Brian McCormack 17
15 Dominic Herbertson 14
16 Seamus Elliott 13
17 Raymond Casey 12
18 Michael Weldon 11
19 Alistair Kirk 10
20 Alan Connor 10
21 Forest Dunn 10
22 Sean Connolly 10
23 Joe Thompson 9
24 Adam McLean 9
25 Mark Goodings 8
26 Stephen Casey 8
27 Paul Gartland 7
28 Steven Procter 7
29 Stephen McKnight 6
30 Paul Fallon 6
31 Thomas Maxwell 6
32 Dennis Booth 5
33 Kris Duncan 5
34 Paul Cranston 4
35 Sam Johnson 3
36 Paul Barron 3
37 Donald MacFadyen 2
38 Damian Horan 2
39 James Chawke 2
40 Steve Tobin 1
41 Matt Rees 1

Photo by Rod Neill

Junior Support:

1 Joe Loughlin 125
2 Michael Browne 69
3 Oisin Watson 62
4 Brian Loughlin 35
5 Jamie Williams 32
6 Liam Chawke 32
7 Derek Wilson 24
8 Stephen Morrison 23
9 Marc Ironside 20
10 Darren Cooper 20
11 Ben Mullane 20
12 John Byrne 17
13 Darren O’Rourke 17
14 Glenn Walker 16
15 Darryl Anderson 16
16 Vic Allan 13
17 Andy McAllister 12
18 Shaun Wynne 11
19 Tam Nicholl 10
20 Dougie Shearer 10
21 Derek Wilkie 9
22 Derek Costello 9
23 Anthony Ambler 9
24 Tony Leach 9
25 RJ Woolsey 8
26 Tommy Heaphy 8
27 Mark Dangerfield 7
28 Thomas Molloy 7
29 Cathal Phelan 6
30 Alan Johnston 6
31 John Cahill 6
32 Daniel Annett 5
33 Raymond O’Neill 5
34 Noel Smith 5
35 Michael Nagle 5
36 Kevin Barsby 3
37 Thomas Whitmore 3
38 Ken Ruddy 2
39 Martin Currams 2
40 Bryan Harding 1
41 Jamie O’Brien 1

Senior Support:

1 Joe Loughlin 175
2 David Howard 99
3 Jonathan Gormley 63
4 Alan Johnston 51
5 John Cahill 42
6 Adam Lyon 40
7 Damien Howard 40
8 Rodney Little 34
9 Jamie Williams 31
10 Tommy Henry 31
11 Dougie Shearer 26
12 John O’Donovan 25
13 Noel Smith 25
14 Kevin Baker 24
15 Darragh Burke 20
16 George Scott 19
17 Andy McPherson 18
18 Tommy Heaphy 17
19 James Reveley 17
20 Stuart McCann 16
21 Andy McAllister 13
22 Marc Ironside 13
23 Stephen McKeown 10
24 Paul Swords 10
25 Jordan McFerran 9
26 Martin Currams 9
27 Steven Lynd 8
28 Emmett Burke 8
29 Lloyd Collins 8
30 Michael Hoey 8
31 Tom Vear 7
32 Grant Gaskell 7
33 Brian Keohane 6
34 Shaun Wynne 6
35 James Field 5
36 Alan Fisher 5
37 Ben Mullane 4
38 David Murphy 4
39 Stephen Carr 3
40 Kevin Barsby 3
41 Derek Scuffil 3
42 Nigel McAuley 3
43 Matt Donaldson 2
44 James Christie 2
45 Derek Wilkie 1

Classic 250:

1 Richard Ford 166
2 Brian Mateer 140
3 Philip Shaw 105
4 Gary Hutton 90
5 Ken Parkes 73
6 David Crawford 50
7 Robert Wright 44
8 Trevor Stewart 40
9 Alex McVicker 31
10 Martin Lyons 26
11 Dave Brough 8
12 Allen Gibson 8

Classic 350:

1 Sean Leonard 132
2 Barry Davidson 120
3 Ian Thompson 73
4 Nigel Moore 58
5 Gearoid Hoare 54
6 Ed Manly 50
7 Linton Irwin 48
8 Roger Chen 31
9 Jonathan Doran 30
10 Freddie Stewart 29
11 Herbie Ronan 29
12 Pat Murray 29
13 Sean Henry 26
14 Bryan Allan 24
15 John Jones 24
16 Billy Lyle 22
17 Sam Kinkead 21
18 Kevin Callan 14
19 Ivan Crowe 13
20 Paul McMahon 13
21 Tim Stephenson 12
22 William Wilson 7
23 Stephen Beattie 6
24 Mark McCloskey 3

Classic 1000:

1 Robert McCrum 95
2 Richard Ford 65
3 Trevor Rufus 64
4 Trevor Stewart 46
5 Jamie O’Brien 45
6 Dave Brough 11

Classic 500:

1 Barry Davidson 125
2 Freddie Stewart 88
3 Ed Manly 65
4 Gary Jamison 52
5 David Carleton 38
6 Patrick Walker 37
7 Billy Lyle 37
8 Tony Willis 27
9 Kevin Callan 26
10 John Jones 22
11 Howard Guest 22
12 Wattie Brown 20
13 Anthony Ambler 20
14 Sam Kinkead 17
15 Keith Clarke 16
16 Alan Bud Jackson 13
17 Chris Turner 13
18 Antony Nicholls 11
19 Andy Kildea 10
20 Gary Hutton 10
21 Wallace Seawright 10
22 Pat Murray 9
23 Sean Henry 7

Words by Stevie Rial