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Hicky Scoops World’s Fastest Road Racer Title On Way To Dundrod 150 Superbike Success

Smiths Racing’s Peter Hickman officially became the world’s fastest road racer today at Dundrod, by setting a stunning new outright lap record of 134.210 mph, on his way to Dundrod 150 Superbike success.

Victorious by over 1.9 seconds, he was never headed within the six lap race, backing up the dominant form, he has shown within the prior qualifying sessions.

Photo by Rod Neill

A top class battle for second place, was won by Silicone Engineering Racing’s Dean Harrison, with RC213V-S Honda mounted Bruce Anstey sealing the final spot on the rostrum.

Dan Kneen’s maiden roads outing in Tyco BMW colours, began in productive style with a fourth place finish in front of 15 times TT winner Michael Dunlop.

Photo by Rod Neill

Concluding the top six finishers was Lee Johnston, following a gritty performance aboard the East Coast Racing S1000RR BMW.

Whilst Cookstown BE Racing’s Derek Sheils seventh, also impressed as did Fleetwood Grab Services backed David Johnson in eighth place.

Outside of the top eight finishers, additional notable performances included Dan Cooper in 10th place, Sam West 12th, Dominic Herbertson 15th, Frank Gallagher 18th and Optimark Road Racing’s Xavier Denis a very respectable 19th.

Notable non finishers included the fast starting Conor Cummins, Michael Sweeney and Brian McCormack.

Dundrod 150 – Superbike Race Results:

1 Peter Hickman
2 Dean Harrison
3 Bruce Anstey
4 Dan Kneen
5 Michael Dunlop
6 Lee Johnston
7 Derek Sheils
8 Lee Johnston
9 Daley Mathison
10 Dan Cooper
11 Jamie Coward
12 Sam West
13 Ivan Lintin
14 Dan Hegarty
15 Dominic Herbertson
16 Phil Crowe
17 Mark Goodings
18 Frank Gallagher
19 Xavier Denis
20 David Hewson
21 Mark Parrett
22 Rob Barber
23 David Jackson
24 Michael Booth
25 Fabrice Miguet
26 Forest Dunn
27 Kris Duncan
28 Alan Connor
29 James Kelly
30 Adrian Clark
31 Patricia Fernandez
32 Donald MacFadyen
33 Stephen McKnight
34 Andrew Sellars
35 Dave Woolams

Words by Stevie Rial