Southern 100: Relentless Lintin Takes Opening Super Twins Race

Southern 100: Relentless Lintin Takes Opening Super Twins Race

Setting a relentless pace from start to finish, Dafabet Devitt Racing’s Ivan Lintin secured in great style the opening Super Twins encounter of the 2018 Steam Packet Southern 100.

Reminding everyone of his proven prowess on Super Twins machinery, the twice Lightweight TT champion race winning margin for his latest Colas Billown course triumph, stood at almost eight seconds over nearest pursuer McAdoo Kawasaki’s James Cowton.

Photo by Jim Gibson

Finishing third on the road, Adam McLean ultimately dropped back to fifth on the final result sheets, having overtook eventual third place finisher, S1-R Paton mounted Joe Thompson under yellow flags within the sixth and final lap.

Rob Hodson finished fourth, Jonathan Perry banked a good sixth as Cookstown BE Racing’s Davey Todd, JHS Racing’s Dave Moffitt, Barry Furber and lead 250 mounted racer Rhys Hardisty completed the top ten finishers.

Race results are as follows:

1 Ivan Lintin
2 James Cowton
3 Joe Thompson
4 Rob Hodson
5 Adam McLean
6 Jonathan Perry
7 Davey Todd
8 Dave Moffitt
9 Barry Furber
10 Rhys Hardisty
11 Paul Gartland
12 Dan Sayle
13 Jamie Edwards
14 Daniel Capper
15 Jack Fowler
16 Gavin Brown
17 James Field
18 Anders Blacha
19 James Ford
20 Leon Murphy
21 Alistair Haworth
22 Adrian Skaife
23 Andrew Castle
24 David Jones
25 Shaun Wynne

Words by Stevie Rial

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