Letter F’s representation in Road Racing News Alphabet Road Racing series is led by seven times Duke Road Race Rankings Champion, Irish road racing legend Ryan Farquhar BEM.
Three times a TT winner, his diverse, incredible racing CV additionally includes the following:
* 10 Manx Grand Prix victories
* 109 victories at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough
* 17 Southern 100 victories
* 26 Cookstown 100 victories
* 12 Armoy Road Race victories
* 20 Tandragee 100 victories
* 13 TT podium finishes
* Irish road race wins record holder – 211 victories
* World record holder for most road race wins worldwide – over 350 wins
* 29 Mid Antrim 150 victories
Not forgetting five North West 200 wins, nine Ulster GP successes, becoming Northern Ireland’s first Scarborough Gold Cup winner in 2011 and claiming in total to date 18 International road race victories.
Alongside his considerable success as a solo racer, we must also mention ‘Flying Ryan’s multiple great feats with his KMR Kawasaki squad (first set-up in 2009) which has worked with the likes of Michael Rutter, Adrian Archibald, Peter Hickman, Conor Cummins, Jeremy McWilliams and Derek McGee.
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou