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2018 Ulster GP

Post by Andy » 9 months ago

As the title suggests
Live Audio for Thursday night racing here https://www.bbc.com/sport/live/northern ... d/45029943
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Post by Andy » 9 months ago

Short results list after 2 out four scheduled races tonight courtesy of https://www.bbc.com/sport/live/northern ... d/45029943

Cummins claims Supersport success

Supersport race result
1) Conor Cummins
2) Adam McLean +8.177
3) Dean Harrison + 13.208
4) Davey Todd +15.668
5) Peter Hickman + 27. 607
6) Joey Thompson +49.043


McLean secures maiden UGP win

Supertwins race result
1) Adam McLean
2) Christain Elkin +5.716 secs
3) Ian Lougher +38.384
4) Michael Sweeney +38.491
5) Davey Todd +38.573
6) Joey Thompson +58.047
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Post by Andy » 9 months ago

Results update from the Lightweight/Ultralightweight race that just finished
Victories for Kernohan and Elkin

Lightweight/Ultra-lightweight

Lightweight
1) Neil Kernohan
2) Shaun Anderson
3) Darryl Tweed

Ultra-lightweight
1) Christian Elkin
2) Michal Dokoupil
3) Nigel Moore

Todays scheduled superbike race has been called off due to weather woes

BBC Radio Ulster aims to be back at Dundrod on Saturday from 10:30am local (UTC+1) for the now seven race schedule. Watch https://www.bbc.com/sport/northern-ireland for news there ;)
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 9 months ago

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Post by DoubleFart » 9 months ago

Sadly not the case EB.

Fabrice Miguet has suffered "unsurvivable injuries" and is on life support.

I can only assume he is being kept alive for the sake of family travelling from his native France, as that's a very blunt statement.
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Post by Andy » 9 months ago

The 2018 Ulster GP has been weather hampered again. After all, only 3 full races could be held and the fourth (lightweight/ultra lightweight) had been abandoned after one lap but saw victors in both classes declared.

During the superstock race, Davey Todd was injured in an incident involving a spectator with a selfie stick, who apparently hung out the stick too far. Makes we wonder though, since at TT and other road races selfie sticks are banned and will be confiscated by the marshals if the person in question does not refrain from using it.

In the same race, Frenchman Fabrice Miguet suffered unsurvivable injuries following another incident and succumbed to them yesterday.
Ride in peace, Fabrice. It was an honour to meet you in the TT paddock. I'll never forget about meeting you and these bottles of wine you had always outside your awning, for the interested spectator to taste over a chat or some friendly banter.

Here are the Saturday results, courtesy of https://www.bbc.com/sport/northern-ireland/45155913

Lisburn and Castlereagh Council Superstock
1. Dean Harrison Kawasaki 13:25.19
2. Peter Hickman BMW 13:25.402
3. Conor Cummins Honda 13:30.33
4. Davey Todd Suzuki 13:30.73
5. Lee Johnston Honda 13:38.38
6. Paul Jordan Kawasaki 13:40.374
Centra Whitemountain 600 Supersport
1. Peter Hickman Triumph 20:55.456
2. Lee Johnston Honda 21:03.391
3. Conor Cummins Honda 21:03.432
4. Adam McLean Kawasaki 21:04.299
5. Michael Sweeney Yamaha 21:23.413
6. Paul Jordan Yamaha 21:23.618
MMB Surfacing Ulster Grand Prix Superbike
1. Peter Hickman BMW 10:27:389
2. Lee Johnston Honda 10:27:938
3. David Johnson BMW 10:31.681
4. Paul Jordan Kawasaki 10:33.699
5. Brian McCormack BMW 10:34.319
6. Sam West BMW 10:46.449
Plant Lubrication Lightweight
1. Shaun Anderson Honda 4:08.921
2. Neil Kernohan Honda 4:09.780
3. Darryl Tweed Kawasaki 4:12.053
Plant Lubrication Lightweight
1. Michal Dokoupil Ariane
2. Christian Elkin Honda
3. Paul Robinson Honda
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