Various esteemed, respected, high level International Road Racing exponents were in action last weekend at the Wirral 100 run Anglesey Grand meeting.
Leading names competing included TT Privateers Champion Jamie Coward. Hebden Bridge’s Coward, runner-up in the Lightweight TT of 2019, shared the Super Twin race spoils with Louis Dawson and recorded in total four podium finishes.
Additionally he finished lead Supersport mounted competitor from the showpiece Anglesey Grand races, following ultra competent performances aboard the Stanley Stewart Racing R6 Yamaha.
Taking overall feature race honours ahead of Coward was the first ‘Grand’ race Champion from Northern Ireland since Alastair Seeley in 2007, Alistair Kirk.
Three wheeling wise, Dave Molyneux/Dan Sayle’s illustrated again the capability of their 890cc KTM power outfit by taking victory in the opening Wirral 100 Open/FSRA Pre-Injection Sidecars race.
The following Sidecar contest saw the TT greats finish third as the father, son duo Steve Ramsden/Matty Ramsden took the winning laurels.
Following Sidecar tussles would see the evergreen twice TT winner John Holden/Jason Pitt, the Ramsden’s sharing the victories.
Others to enjoy prodigious feats at Anglesey included Adrian Kershaw winner times three of the 100-500cc Allcomers races, Manx GP winners Andrew Jackson, James Chawke, Ben Rea & Tom Snow, Bishop Castle’s Barry Furber and prospective future Mountain Course racing exponent Paul Cassidy.
Photo credit: Allister Dickson (Startline Photography)
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou