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FonaCAB Ulster Grand Prix: Jordan Joins International Road Race Winners Circle After Scintillating Twins Battle

A new Ulster GP, International Road Race winner was crowned after a brilliant battle for Castle Mall Super Twins honours, concluded with Dafabet Devitt Racing’s Paul Jordan taking the race victory by just 0.092 of a second!

Jordan who was embroiled throughout in a gripping battle for race spoils with Joe Loughlin, Christian Elkin, lap three retiree Lee Johnston and TT Privateers Champion Jamie Coward, emerged on top from a drama filled fourth and final lap.

KTS Racing’s Coward who was one second down on Jordan going into the fourth and last lap, surged into the race lead at the Windmill only for Jordan to re-take the lead at Wheelers which he maintained to the chequered flag.

Race runner-up behind Jordan was new Team ILR member, impressive International roads returnee Loughlin who edged out Hebden Bridge’s Coward, who’s lap four lap time of 3 minutes 42.999 seconds, proved the fastest lap of the race.

Ultra Lightweight race runner-up Elkin finished fourth, Welsh roads legend Ian Lougher was fifth whilst sixth place went to leading overseas competitor French star Xavier Denis.

Wrapping up the first ten finishers were Jonathan Perry, lead UGP newcomer James Chawke, Logan Racing’s Neil Kernohan and Maria Costello MBE.

Others to register strong results included Ryan Gibson 12th, Marty Lennon 13th, Veronika Hankocyova 14th, James Tadman 15th and Eoin O’Siochru 17th.

FonaCAB Ulster Grand Prix – Castle Mall Super Twins race result, is as follows:

1 Paul Jordan
2 Joe Loughlin
3 Jamie Coward
4 Christian Elkin
5 Ian Lougher
6 Xavier Denis
7 Jonathan Perry
8 James Chawke
9 Neil Kernohan
10 Maria Costello MBE
11 Stephen McKnight
12 Ryan Gibson
13 Marty Lennon
14 Veronika Hankocyova
15 James Tadman
16 Kamil Holan
17 Eoin O’Siochru
18 Sandy Berwick
19 Paul Gartland
20 John Byrne
21 Naoki Matsumoto

Words by Stevie Rial

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