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Road Racing’s Great Races – 2010 Ulster Grand Prix Superbike Race 2

The second superbike race at 2010 Ulster Grand Prix produced one of the most dramatic and exciting races seen at Dundrod in the last ten years. In a closely fought race throughout Ian Hutchinson lead onto the final lap with Keith Amor and Bruce Anstey in hot pursuit with Cameron Donald and Guy Martin also not far behind.

Final lap would see Anstey on Relentless Suzuki by TAS superbike charge his way into lead past Hutchinson and Amor. A final challenge from Hutchinson saw him almost reel Anstey in at the line but it was to no avail as the rider from New Zealand secure a stunning victory.

Plus Bruce Anstey had set an amazing new lap record with lap speed of 133.977 mph which made him the fastest road racer in the world and the Ulster Grand Prix as the fastest road race in the world.

Ian Hutchinson second place finish rounded off a great of racing for a rider in 2010 had what can only be described as a remarkable season which included five wins in a week at TT 2010, supersport race 2 victory at North West 200 and hat trick of wins at Ulster Grand Prix.

Keith Amor completed podium finishers on his own teams S1000RR BMW. Cameron Donald was fourth only 1.1 seconds behind Relentless Suzuki by TAS team mate Anstey whilst Guy Martin was a gritty fifth on Wilson Craig racing CBR 1000 Honda Fireblade.

Michael Dunlop finished sixth, Gary Johnson was seventh as Ian Lougher, William Dunlop and Michael Pearson completed the top ten during a wonderful superbike race around Dundrod which will be remembered for many years.

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