Cookstown: Stats/Facts Huddle

Cookstown: Stats/Facts Huddle

Collection of notable stats, facts to emerge post the conclusion of the 100th Anniversary KDM Hire Cookstown 100.

There was 17 different race winners including WH Racing’s Julian Trummer.

Trummer finished fastest newcomer, via a best lap time of 1 minute 28.818 seconds set during the first race start of the feature Cookstown 100 (A) race.

Top Honda runner in the re-started feature race was the evergreen Paul Cranston who claimed the ‘Man of the Meeting’ accolade forty years ago in 1982!

24 racers in total set sub 1 minute 31 second lap times whilst BE Racing In Conjunction with Richardson Kelly Racing’s Michael Browne, whom we wish a very speedy recovery, set the a new qualifying lap record on Friday, lapping at 1 minute 23.851 seconds.

Barry Davidson now has 21 Cookstown victories, just five shy of wins record holder Ryan Farquhar.

Grand Final, Superbike winner Michael Sweeney has now recorded since 2010, 32 Irish road race victories.

Adam McLean on Saturday made it three successive Supersport (A) race successes at Cookstown.

Richard Vuillermet is now France’s fastest Cookstown exponent.

Chris Meyer is now Germany’s fastest Cookstown exponent.

Overall 48 different racers across Friday, Saturday’s races claimed podium finishes.

Junior Support (B) race runner-up Ivo Ladde, became the first racer from Switzerland to secure a podium finish at Cookstown in the 21st Century.

There was three new outright class lap records, Andy Hornby (Senior 1000 Classics – 76.670 mph), Jay Bellers Smith (Supermono – 79.155 mph) and Darryl Tweed (Supersport 300 – 73.275 mph).

Photo credit: Tommy Vennard

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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