McAdoo Kawasaki’s Adam McLean held his nerve to emerge victorious from a truly compelling Mid-Ulster District Council Cookstown Supersport race.
McLean who’s shown over recent years his ability to remain calm under pressure, illustrated these qualities and more keeping at bay a charging Darryl Tweed to scoop class spoils by just under a second.
Photo by Rod Neill
Stanley Stewart Racing’s Tweed in turn was only 0.204 ahead of 125/Moto 3 winner Paul Jordan with the first three finishers covered by just one second.
Taking fourth from another Supersport sizzler at Cookstown was BE Racing In Conjunction with Richardson Kelly Racing’s Michael Browne whilst P5 went the way of reigning Duke Road Race Rankings Champion Michael Sweeney.
Positions 6th to 10th were acquired by Neil Kernohan, Graham Kennedy, Richard Charlton, Dean Campbell and leading Orritor Circuit newcomer, PRF Racing’s Carl Phillips.
Remaining racers to complete the seven lap race were the following:
Davy Morgan (11th), Dermot Cleary (12th), Stephen Tobin (13th), Paul Cranston (14th), Darryl Anderson (15th), Stephen ‘Degsy’ Degnan (16th), Donald MacFadyen (17th), Noel Carroll (18th) and Alan Johnston (19th).
Words by Stevie Rial