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Enniskillen: Inspired Dunn Overhauls Maxwell For Momentous Big Bike Double

Courtesy of an inspired last lap, which saw him set the fastest lap time of the meeting, lapping at 1 minute 47.662 seconds, Cornwall’s Forest Dunn secured this evening the coveted Richard Britton Memorial feature race crown, in the process clinching a momentous big bike double race success at this year’s Enniskillen Road Races.

Embroiled throughout in a high quality, gripping, pulsating battle for class honours with Thomas Maxwell, the sixth and final lap of the race would see Dunn hit the sweet spot at the right time, to ultimately acquire feature race spoils by only 0.198 of a second.

Photo by Road Racing Daily

Rounding out the rostrum finishers behind Dunn, Maxwell, was opening Supersport victor Kevin Fitzpatrick, who has enjoyed a very, very productive Enniskillen meeting.

Plantscape Eireann / McIntrye Repairs Supersport Darryl Tweed placed fourth, Super Twins winner Dominic Herbertson finished fifth, whilst sixth place went the way of lead second wave runner Paul Gartland.

Ryan Maher, Team DHR’s Gareth Keys respectively clinched seventh, eighth place finishes, David Murphy acquired ninth as roads veteran, all round road racing great Paul Cranston wrapped up the first ten finishers.

Additional racers to complete the blue riband race were Alan Connor, Donald MacFadyen and Stephen Degnan.

Full re-cap of the Richard Britton Memorial feature race result, is as follows:

1 Forest Dunn
2 Thomas Maxwell
3 Kevin Fitzpatrick
4 Darryl Tweed
5 Dominic Herbertson
6 Paul Gartland
7 Ryan Maher
8 Gareth Keys
9 David Murphy
10 Paul Cranston
11 Alan Connor
12 Donald MacFadyen
13 Stephen Degnan

Words by Stevie Rial

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