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IRRC Frohburg: Former Champion Webb Returns To Superbike Winners Circle

2018 IRRC Superbike Champion Danny Webb returned to the race winners circle this morning, after securing the victory spoils in an entertaining opening premier class Superbike race on the illustrious, prestigious Frohburger Dreieck course.

Third at the end of lap 1, Tunbridge Wells Webb by mid race distance was putting pole sitter, early pace setter Didier Grams under heavy pressure.

By lap six Wepol Road Racing’s YZF R1M Yamaha mounted Webb was into the race lead, beginning to steadily move clear over of German roads legend Grams.

From here there was no stopping the former Moto 3 World Championship exponent, who went onto emerge victorious by 1.717 seconds over G&G Motorsport backed Grams.

Superbike Classic TT start line action featuring IRRC Superbike Race 1 winner Danny Webb

Finalising the rostrum finishers behind fellow IRRC greats Webb, Grams was two times IRRC Supersport Champion Marek Cerveny.

Terlicko Superbike Race 1 victor Erno Kostamo placed fourth, Lukas Maurer got the better of David Datzer for fifth as Marko Ratto, Ales Nechvatal also claimed highly creditable seventh, eighth place finishes.

Rounding out the top ten finishers were Pavel Tomecek and fellow countryman Tomas Borovka.

Notable non finishers included 2019 IRRC Superbike Champion Davey Todd and FonaCAB Ulster Grand Prix lead newcomer Laurent Hoffmann, whilst overall 23 racers completed the ten-lap encounter.

IRRC Frohburg – Superbike Race 1 result is as follows:

1 Danny Webb
2 Didier Grams
3 Marek Cerveny
4 Erno Kostamo
5 Lukas Maurer
6 David Datzer
7 Marko Ratto
8 Ales Nechvatal
9 Pavel Tomecek
10 Tomas Borovka
11 Marcel Elsner
12 Markus Karlsson
13 Aki Valkila
14 Josef Luksik
15 Yannik Jacops
16 Dominik Haslinger
17 Thomas Mitgutsch
18 Rob Van Eijs
19 Jurgen Plattner
20 Foti Psomadakis
21 Marek Hlozek
22 Vladislav Nezdara
23 Mike Ceuppens

Words by Stevie Rial

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