Gerard Kinghan doubles up at Bishopscourt

Gerard Kinghan extended his lead in the Ulster Superbike Championship with a double at Bishopscourt on Saturday.

Saturday, 21st July 2018, 6:00 pm
Updated Sunday, 22nd July 2018, 6:44 pm
Gerard Kinghan increased his lead in the Ulster Superbike Championship on Saturday at Bishopscourt in Co. Down.

The Randalstown rider twice had the edge over Alistair Kirk on his Kawasaki, with Jason Lynn finishing on the podium in race one.

In the first Superbike race, the top six was completed by Thomas O’Grady, Luke Johnston and Ryan Gibson.

McAdoo Racing’s Adam McLean, who said it was “unlikely” he would race again on the roads this year after his team-mate, James Cowton, was killed following a crash at the Southern 100, was in action at the County Down circuit, finishing seventh in the Superbike opener. McLean was fourth in race two behind Thomas O'Grady.

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Lynn did the double in the Supersport races, dominating the first race to win by Christian Elkin, who also finished as the runner-up in race two. Emmett O’Grady finished third in each race.

Elkin won both 125/Moto3 races from Paul Robinson, while Elkin and Denver Robb won the Supertwins races.

The two-day meeting continues on Sunday, when the Mid Antrim 150 Club’s Neil Robinson Memorial Trophy and Donny Robinson Memorial Trophy races are the feature events.

Admission is £10, with children under 12 free.