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James Cowton’s Superb Southern 100

James Cowton enjoyed a superb week of competition at the 2015 Southern 100.

The reigning Duke Road Race Rankings champion competing on VRS Racing CBR 1000 Honda Fireblade, recorded highly respectable sixth place finish in senior race.

Opening super twins race saw James in action on Stewart Smith Racing’s ER6 Kawasaki, following a top class display second place finish was achieved, as he proved why he is considered amongst the leading super twin racers in pure road racing.

Supersport 600 race 1 would prove to be a quite dramatic race, James piloting his own teams Honda was in the battle for race lead throughout, with two laps remaining the fourth place finisher in this years lightweight TT slipped off at Castletown Corner.

Despite this happening, James showed during the race excellent speed and pace, as he went into second supersport 600 race confident of again pushing for podium placing.

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Second supersport 600 race of the 2015 Southern 100 would see James finish a fine fourth, the rider currently holding second position in 2015 Duke Road Race Rankings championship finished leading Honda mounted competitor.

Next up was super twins race two, following another excellent performance on Stewart Smith Racing’s ER6 Kawasaki, James clinched second place finish.

Final two races of the meeting for the established world class pure road racer, where the 600/1000 and solo championship races.

600/1000 race saw James produce a highly accomplished performance on his own teams CBR 600 Honda, as he finished in tenth position, finishing second supersport 600 mounted rider.

Blue riband race was next on the horizon, the solo championship.

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James produced a very impressive display as he finished a superb fifth, overall the rider regarded by many as a TT winner in the making was one of the undoubted stars of the 2015 Southern 100.

2014 Ulster Grand Prix 250 race winner is back in action this weekend, at the popular Cock Of The North Road Races at Oliver’s Mount.

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