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Ulster and Irish Superbike Championship

by / Wednesday, 24 May 2017 / Published in Blog / News, Motor Bike Racing

Carl Phillips continued his Irish short circuit success with another win in the Ulster and Irish Superbike Championship at Bishopscourt at the weekend. Philips on his Michael Dunlop MD Racing Suzuki clocked his fourth win in a row following his hayrick at Mondello Park a fortnight ago.

Having made a decent start in his rookie year in the British Superstock he has returned to Ireland for the last two race meetings, his next British Championship entry is at Knockhill when the BSB Championship restarts after the Isle Of ManTT.
In the first of two Superbike races on Saturday he led from start to finish beating Nikki Coates, also taking a break from his duties in the BSB series, by 4.3 seconds and Cody Nally in third 5.3 seconds behind. Philips decided to sit out the second race after a heavy shower of rain just before the start, not wanting to make any costly errors which could jeopardise his British Championship campaign.

With Philips sitting race two out it was Cody Nally who set the pace in the difficult conditions, eventually taking the flag 3.1 seconds ahead of Mark Glasgow with only 0.068 seconds splitting him and third place Ali Kirk.

In the Supersport class Korie McGreevy won the first race after a close battle with Jason Lynn and Ross Patterson with only 0.3 seconds between them as they crossed the line.
In a difficult damp second race Mark Conlin took the win when early leaders McGreevey and Lynn had a moment while fighting for the front spot, gifting Conlin the lead and the victory from Eunan McGlinchey and Ross Patterson in third, McGreevey and Lynn finishing fourth and fifth.

McGlinchey also took two wins in the Production Twins races with Marty Lennon winning both the Supertwin races.

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