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Faugheen 50: Race Day Wrap

Increasing his growing rising star status within the pure road racing fraternity, alongside powering to Junior Support and Senior Support victories, Joe Loughlin also went onto win a thrilling Super Twins race in record breaking fashion.

Leading home Open/Grand Final pace setters, the two Derek’s Mcgee and Sheils, he once again showcased why many regard him as a future international road race winner.

The feature Supersport race saw a determined Paul Jordan, piloting the Evolution Camping backed YZF R6 Yamaha, seal a first 600 roads victory, having held off a firm challenge from Cookstown BE Racing’s Derek Sheils.

Photo by Baylon McCaughey

Michael Sweeney claimed the final spot on the podium, plus there was impressive rides as well from 5th and 6th placed Raymond Casey and Thomas Maxwell.

Paul Robinson sealed 125/Moto 3 honours, whilst the sole 250 mounted competitor within the 250/400 race, Logan Racing’s Neil Kernohan headed home a delighted 400 class winner Seamus Elliott as Callum Laidlaw completed the podium finishers.

Winners aboard classic machinery, where as follows; Ed Manly (350), Richard Ford (250/1000) and Barry Davidson (500).

Non Championship wins where clinched by Michael Browne (Junior Support), David Howard (Senior Support) and Ben Mullane (Super Twins).

Faugheen 50 Road Races – full results are as follows:

Junior Support Non Championship:

1 Michael Browne
2 Oisin Watson
3 David Howard
4 Derek Costello
5 Darren O’Rourke
6 Brian Loughlin
7 John Byrne
8 Tommy Heaphy
9 Liam Chawke
10 Cathal Phelan
11 Brendan Flynn
12 Martin Currams
13 John Cahill
14 RJ Woolsey
15 Gearoid Hoare

Junior Support Championship:

1 Joe Loughlin
2 Michael Browne
3 Oisin Watson
4 Derek Wilson
5 Liam Chawke
6 Brian Loughlin
7 Derek Costello
8 Darren O’Rourke
9 John Byrne
10 Cathal Phelan
11 Tommy Heaphy
12 Noel Smith
13 Thomas Whitmore
14 Andy McAllister
15 Martin Currams
16 John Cahill
17 RJ Woolsey
18 Ben Mullane

Photo by Pat Nolan

Super Twins Championship:

1 Joe Loughlin
2 Derek McGee
3 Derek Sheils
4 Michael Sweeney
5 Michael Browne
6 Oisin Watson
7 James Chawke
8 Paul Gartland
9 Sean Connolly
10 Seamus Elliott
11 Paul O’Rourke
12 Derek Wilson
13 Derek Costello
14 Mark Shields
15 Brian Loughlin
16 Damian Horan
17 Cathal Phelan
18 Darren O’Rourke
19 John Byrne
20 Tommy Heaphy

125/Moto 3:

1 Paul Robinson
2 Derek McGee
3 Neil Kernohan
4 Nigel Moore
5 Sam Dunlop
6 Gary Dunlop

Super Twins Non Championship:

1 Ben Mullane
2 Martin Currams
3 Thomas Whitmore
4 Jason Whelan
5 Kieran Moore
6 Tim Stephenson
7 Brendan Flynn

250/400:

1 Neil Kernohan
2 Seamus Elliott
3 Callum Laidlaw
4 Damien Howard
5 Paul Gartland
6 Steve Tobin
7 Brian Loughlin
8 Mark Shields
9 Gerard Cummins

Senior Support Championship:

1 Joe Loughlin
2 David Howard
3 Alan Johnston
4 John O’Donovan
5 John Cahill
6 Tommy Heaphy
7 Darragh Burke
8 Noel Smith
9 Rodney Little
10 Brian Keohane
11 Martin Currams
12 Alan Fisher

Senior Support Non Championship:

1 David Howard
2 Alan Johnston
3 John O’Donovan
4 John Cahill
5 Tommy Heaphy
6 Darragh Burke
7 Martin Currams
8 Noel Smith
9 Rodney Little
10 Brian Keohane
11 Alan Fisher

Supersport:

1 Paul Jordan
2 Derek Sheils
3 Michael Sweeney
4 Derek McGee
5 Raymond Casey
6 Thomas Maxwell
7 Andy Farrell
8 Graham Kennedy
9 Sean Connolly
10 Stephen Casey
11 Davy Morgan
12 James Chawke
13 Kevin Fitzpatrick
14 Darryl Tweed
15 Forest Dunn
16 Paul Fallon

Classic 250/350:

1 Ed Manly
2 Richard Ford
3 Sean Leonard
4 Brian Mateer
5 Herbie Ronan
6 Pat Murray
7 Jonathan Doran
8 Gearoid Hoare
9 Philip Shaw
10 Ian Thompson
11 Sean Henry
12 William Wilson
13 Gary Hutton
14 Ivan Crowe
15 Tim Stephenson
16 Kevin Callan
17 Paul McMahon
18 Ken Parkes
19 Robert Wright
20 Trevor Stewart

Classic 500/1000:

1 Richard Ford
2 Barry Davidson
3 Ed Manly
4 Freddie Stewart
5 Billy Lyle
6 Gary Jamison
7 Andy Kildea
8 Pat Murray
9 Herbie Ronan
10 Howard Guest
11 Kevin Callan
12 Trevor Stewart

Words by Stevie Rial