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Stats: Quickest 125/Moto 3, 250, 400 Ulster GP Exponents

Since the mid 2000’s we’ve seen the gradual phasing out of 125, 250, 400 competition at International roads events.

One event though has continued to run two stroke, 400 machinery races, the world’s fastest road race the Ulster Grand Prix.

Per class the top ten quickest racer’s at Dundrod throughout the past ten years, is as follows:

125/Moto 3: (Racers fastest lap speed located near name)

Christian Elkin (111.343 – 125/Moto 3 lap record), Paul Robinson (111.086), Joe Thompson (110.510), twice class victor Michal Dokoupil (110.005), Adam McLean (109.465).

Photo by Tommy Vennard

18 times UGP winner Ian Lougher (107.671), Connor Behan (106.305), Sam Wilson (106.205), Nigel Moore (106.064) and RAF Regular & Reserves Kawasaki’s Paul Jordan (105.465).

250: (Racers fastest lap speed located near name)

Welsh Roads great Ian Lougher (120.122 – 250 lap record), the much missed William Dunlop (119.083), Paul Robinson (116.907), the late but great Daley Mathison (116.302), Davy Morgan (116.085).

Sam Wilson (115.575), Logan Racing’s Neil Kernohan (113.864), Paul ‘Moz’ Owen (113.400) and the always remembered duo of James Cowton (113.212) and Paul Shoesmith (113.019).

We must mention as well that Bruce Anstey has lapped the Dundrod course at over the 117 mph lap mark, on 250 machinery. This arose at the Dundrod 150 meet from 2017.

400: (Racers fastest lap speed located near name)

Callum ‘Skoot’ Laidlaw (112.269 – 400 lap record), Michal ‘Indi’ Dokoupil (109.941), Paul ‘Potchy’ Williams (109.605), twice Ultra Lightweight Manx GP winner Darryl Tweed (109.419), rising Scottish roads exponent Kris Duncan (109.237).

Photo by Rod Neill

Stephen Morrison (108.835), Paul Gartland (108.326), David Howard (107.765), Irish roads Senior Support front runner Andy McAllister (107.356) and Peter Fletcher (106.569).

Words by Stevie Rial

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