Ashcourt Racing’s Lee Johnston, Davey Todd took starring roles in this weekend’s opening Quattro Group British Supersport/GP2, Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship races at Donington Park.
2019 IRRC Superbike Champion Todd, who has triply focused 2021 racing activities on closed roads, Supermoto and BSB affiliated Superstock action, showed and some this afternoon his wet weather racing skillset.
Heading the Honda challenge, the Milenco by Padgetts racer vaulted his way to a fantastic second place finish, finishing just 5.219 behind race winner Lewis Rollo.
Padgetts team mate Conor Cummins 14th scored a points finish whilst fellow Manxman Nathan Harrison recorded a respectable 21st place finish.
Quickly post Stock 1000 race proceedings, the 600cc, Moto 2 exponents were quickly taking to the Grand Prix configuration version of Donington Park.
Aforementioned top level International roads competitor Lee Johnston, proved again why he’s an undoubted contender for this year’s British Supersport Championship, by taking in style sprint race honours.
Maintaining throughout a solid, metronomic pace in treacherous conditions, Johnston’s success takes his tally of BSS victories for 2021 into triple figures.
Joint second in the current Supersport Championship standings alongside Ben Currie, he’s now 29 points in arrears to Championship leader Jack Kennedy.
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou