Tandragee: Herbertson Unlocks Supersport Success

Tandragee: Herbertson Unlocks Supersport Success

Despite the tricky, wet conditions all-round, the Rapid International Tandragee 100 Supersport race did not fail to provide excitement in abundance.

Pole-sitter Michael Sweeney edged in front of Dominic Herbertson at the start and by the finalisation of lap one, was just over a tenth of a second clear.

It was all change though on lap two as Herbertson aboard the BE Racing/RK Racing Yamaha grabbed the lead.

Only 1.85 seconds covered the top three at the end of lap three as Michal ‘Indi’ Dokoupil kept close proximity.

Then red flags not for the first time today, arose around the Tandragee course.

With over fifty percent race distance covered, podcaster, fans favourite, previous Junior Classic TT winner Herbertson was declared the race victor.

It’s his first Irish roads Supersport success and the latest notable triumph for John Burrows BE Racing/RK Racing outfit.

Behind second, third place finishers Sweeney, Dokoupil, P4, P5 went the way of Neil Kernohan and Thomas Maxwell.

Paul ‘Potchy’ Williams bagged sixth as Paul Cranston, Stephen Tobin, Jamie Williams, Kris Duncan wrapped up the first ten finishers.

Photo credit Tommy Vennard

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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