Letter U’s representation in Road Racing News Alphabet Road Racing series, is led by next generation Mountain Course exponent Lancelot Unissart.
The 2019 Manx Grand Prix saw Unissart join the MGP winners circle for the first time, with success in an entertaining opening Ultra Lightweight race.
Road Racing News report on Unissart’s maiden Mountain Course triumph, was as follows:
(Article first published 28th August 2019)
Lancelot Unissart became the second Frenchman at this year’s Manx Grand Prix, to secure a race victory after success in an intriguing opening Ultra Lightweight race.
1.435 seconds down on the RAF’s Rad Hughes at the end of the first lap of the three lap race, the remaining two laps would see VFR 400 Honda mounted Unissart aided by not having to pit for fuel power ahead.
9.706 seconds in front of Dan Ingham at the end of lap two, the third and final lap would see the amiable Pullen Racing supported Unissart clinch race spoils in style, emerging victorious by the margin of 15.669 seconds over Falcon Road Racing’s Tom Snow.
Previous second place holder Ingham, had looked on course to acquire a rostrum finish prior to retiring at Windy Corner, which allowed CSC Racing’s Alex Sinclair to scoop the final spot on the podium.
Sussex’s Lloyd Collins finished a good fourth whilst fifth place went to lead Kraemer Motorcycles runner Sebastian Witt.
Lap 1 pace setter Rad Hughes placed sixth as Mike Carter, Alan Johnston, Arnie Shelton and Sarah Boyes wrapped up the first ten finishers.
Remaining finishers from the three lap race were Andrew Cowie (11th), Dilligaf Racing’s Steve Moody (12th), 2012 Super Twins MGP race winner Nigel Moore (13th), Shelley Pike (14th), Steve Price (15th) and Derek Wilkie (16th).
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou