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Southern 100: Harrison Takes S100 Wins Total To 19 After Dominant Senior Race Display

Silicone Engineering Racing’s Dean Harrison took his total of Southern 100 victories to 19, after a quite dominant display in tonight’s Ellan Vannin Fuels Senior race.

Never led within the seven lap encounter, Harrison’s relentless, consistent pace across the seven laps was so potent that he went onto set a new Senior class race record.

Photo by Mark Corlett

Victorious by 10.5 seconds, the quick speaking Bradford racer stated after the race, that all went to plan, plus added that he feels most comfortable at present aboard his Superbike mount, from his stable of Silicone Engineering Kawasaki machines.

Runner up behind Senior TT champ Harrison was Tyco BMW’s Michael Dunlop, who although ten seconds behind the race victor still showcased his unquestioned class around the Billown course.

Rounding out the podium finishers behind 19 times TT winner Dunlop, was PreZ Racing’s in form Jamie Coward.

Photo by Mark Corlett

The fast starting Rob Hodson edged out Ryan Kneen for fourth place, PRL Racing’s Sam West acquired sixth whilst Joe Akroyd, Martin Jones Racing’s Michael Sweeney also enjoyed strong rides on route to respective seventh, eighth place finishes.

Finalising the top ten finishers were Mark Parrett and reigning Junior Classic TT champion, Davies Motorsport’s Dominic Herbertson.

Southern 100: Ellan Vannin Fuels Senior race result, is as follows:

1 Dean Harrison
2 Michael Dunlop
3 Jamie Coward
4 Rob Hodson
5 Ryan Kneen
6 Sam West
7 Joe Akroyd
8 Michael Sweeney
9 Mark Parrett
10 Dominic Herbertson
11 Rhys Hardisty
12 Jonathan Perry
13 Jamie Williams
14 Davy Morgan
15 Richard Charlton
16 Stephen McKnight
17 Brad Vicars
18 Anthony Redmond
19 Dean Osborne
20 David Brook
21 Alan Connor
22 Andy Sailor
23 Lee Hembury
24 Paul Cranston

Words by Stevie Rial

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