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Skerries – Michael Sweeney Continues Excellent Form

Michael Sweeney continued his excellent 2016 roads form, at the Skerries Road Races, securing consistent results in the open and supersport races, plus sealing a hard earned super twins victory.

His super twins success, saw him hold off a firm challenge from Derek Sheils, as he showed his proven 650 prowess on the Kielty Heating Racing ER6 Kawasaki, to emerge victorious, by almost a second.

Open and supersport encounters, saw the two time junior Manx Grand Prix winner, record fifth and sixth place finishes, following highly accomplished displays on the Martin Jones Racing and Tracblast backed ZX10R Kawasaki and YZF R6 Yamaha.

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Photo by Rod Neill

Commenting on his Facebook page, on his days racing at Skerries, Michael said:

“Well that’s skerries 100 over for another year and I’m shattered after the long drive home, we ended up with a 5th 6th and a win so happy enough with that.

Then it was a few parade laps for the crowds of people which was great, I can’t thanks all my sponsors enough and my team super job and anyone one else that’s helped.

Also thanks to jog tuning, Mototech and big Arnie which were a big part of me winning that race fair play cheers.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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