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James Cowton On The Lookout For Top Class 600 And 1000 Machinery

James Cowton is on the lookout for top class supersport and superstock machinery for the rest of the 2015 road racing season.

The reigning Duke road race rankings champion has enjoyed a highly productive start to his 2015 season on the roads which has included super twins race 1 victory at Spring Cup National Road Races.

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Spring Cup National Road Races also saw fourth place finishes secured in opening supersport and spring cup A final races plus second position in super twins race two following another top class performance on Stewart Smith Racing’s ER6 Kawasaki.

Cookstown 100 would prove to be another excellent meeting for James who was competing for the second time at the popular road race.

Supersport invitational race was first race on the horizon and James competing on his own teams CBR 600 Honda sealed highly impressive fourth place finish finishing only under half a second behind second place finisher Dean Harrison on works backed Mar Train Racing YZF R6 Yamaha.

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Fourth place finish was achieved in super twins race after a great display on Ken Dobson Racing ER6 Kawasaki, plus the race saw James clock new super twins lap record around Cookstown following lap time of 1 minute 29.657 seconds.

Eighth and ninth place finishes where chalked up in open and second supersport races whilst grand final race would end the reigning Duke road race ranking champion’s Cookstown 100 in extremely positive fashion.

Sixth position was chalked up as he finished leading supersport 600 mounted rider.

Ever since making his pure road racing debut at spring cup at Oliver’s Mount in 2011 James has gone from strength to strength.

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Main highlights in his career to date include Duke road race rankings championship victory in 2014, Dundrod 150 lightweight and national race wins, podium finishes at North West 200, Scarborough Gold Cup, Cookstown 100, Armoy Road Races.

His record on the mountain course is an excellent one which includes third place finish in lightweight TT at TT 2014, newcomers C Manx Grand Prix victory in 2012, second place finish in formula 2 race at 2013 classic TT races.

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Having already lapped on the most famous road racing circuit in the world at over 124.5 mph James is regarded by many as a TT winner in the making.

It would be a great opportunity for any team in the paddock to run one of road racing’s quickest rising stars at Vauxhall International North West 200 and TT 2015 in superbike, superstock, supersport races.

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