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Skerries 100: Derek McGee Edges Sizzling Supersport Encounter

Derek McGee edged out both Cookstown BE Racing’s Derek Sheils and Michael Sweeney, for success in a sizzling Supersport encounter at Skerries.

There was nothing in it throughout, as the front running trio thrilled the large crowd, around Skerries.

At the line, on the completion of the seventh and final lap, the gap between McGee and Sheils, stood at just 0.012 of a second!, placing it firmly amongst, the closest finishes in Irish road racing history.

Photo by Rod Neill

Sweeney in third place, was just 0.616 further back. Davey Todd’s ultra impressive roads debut, continues in abundance, with a fine fourth place finish.

Rigsby’s Racing’s Steven Procter and Darryl Tweed concluded the top six, as the final spots within the first ten finishers, where claimed by Davy Morgan, Graham Kennedy, Paul Jordan and Logan Racing’s Neil Kernohan.

Additional standout performances included Sean Connolly 11th and Steve Tobin in 13th place. In total 22 riders finished one of it has to be said, greatest 600 races, to grace Skerries.

Skerries 100 – Supersport Race Results:

1 Derek McGee
2 Derek Sheils
3 Michael Sweeney
4 Davey Todd
5 Steven Procter
6 Darryl Tweed
7 Davy Morgan
8 Graham Kennedy
9 Paul Jordan
10 Neil Kernohan
11 Sean Connolly
12 James Chawke
13 Steve Tobin
14 Paul Cranston
15 Thomas Maxwell
16 Callum Laidlaw
17 Sam Johnson
18 Stephen Casey
19 Paul Williams
20 Dennis Booth
21 David Lumsden
22 Noel Carroll

Words by Stevie Rial