Southern 100 – Newcomer Darryl Tweed Wins Opening 125/400 Encounter

Southern 100 – Newcomer Darryl Tweed Wins Opening 125/400 Encounter

Southern 100 newcomer Darryl Tweed produced an eye catching performance, as he won the opening 125/400 race by over 17 seconds.

Currently third in the 2016 Irish road race 400 championship, 400 Kawasaki mounted Darryl showed this evening why he is considered by many a future front runner at the international road races.


Photo by Jim Gibson

Dan Sayle on the Falcon Racing Moto 3 Honda finished second, just holding off Adrian Kershaw for the runner up spot by just 0.030 of a second!.


Photo by Louis Porter

Leading 125 mounted rider was Billown newcomer Adam McLean in fourth place, who has established himself over the last two years as one of the fastest rising stars on the Irish roads.

Finalising the top six on the leader board was Oliver’s Mount specialist Mick Goodings and Paul Gartland.

Tony Limer finished a highly creditable seventh, Michael Russell on the JAP Racing Honda secured eighth.

Paul Robinson piloting the Joey’s Bar Racing RS125 Honda finished ninth as Rad Hughes wrapped up the top ten.


Photo by Mark Corlett

Southern 100 – 125/400 Race 1 Results:

1 Darryl Tweed
2 Dan Sayle
3 Adrian Kershaw
4 Adam McLean
5 Mick Goodings
6 Paul Gartland
7 Tony Limer
8 Michael Russell
9 Paul Robinson
10 Rad Hughes
11 Rikki Mcgovern
12 James Caswell
13 Adam Jones
14 Andrew Cowie
15 Adrian Gordon
16 Alan Johnston
17 Tom Snow
18 Yvonne Montgomery
19 Lee Bass
20 Mick Moreton

Words by Stevie Rial

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