Road Racing News

Roads Stars To The Fore At Bishopcourt

The recent Irish Superbike championship meeting at Bishopcourt, saw many a roads star wrap up series of first class results.

Dan Kneen, new to S1000RR BMW machinery this year, secured Enkalon Trophy success aboard the DTR powered by Penz 13 BMW.

Dan who holds the number 14 plate in the 1000cc encounters at TT 2017, is looking in good form, with the Vauxhall International North West 200, just 19 days away.

Photo by Rod Neill

New KMR Kawasaki signing Hudson Kennaugh, was winner of the second Superbike race, whilst the Super Twin races saw him secure series of excellent results.

Although still relatively new to the Super Twins class, don’t discount Hudson from contending for at least a top six finish, in this years Bennetts Lightweight TT.

Prospective Manx Grand Prix newcomer, Darryl Tweed was victorious in both Lightweight Supersport races, whilst additional prominent roads exponents to gain valuable track time ahead of the upcoming Tandragee 100, included Sam Johnson, Callum Laidlaw, James Chawke and Seamus Elliott.

Also in action was Gary Dunlop, Alistair Kirk set to soon make his Cookstown 100 debut, Shirlaw’s Motorcycles backed Kris Duncan and former North West 200 winner Christian Elkin.

Words by Stevie Rial

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