Free practice got off to a terrible start when Paul Gordon veered in to the pit lane Wall at high speed, demolishing a large section of the Wall and leaving himself needing surgery in the Royal Victoria Hospital for critical injuries. Lets hope Paul makes a complete and speedy recovery. I was then requested by the Clerk of the Course to Photograph the Crash scene for the incident report, then after a lengthy clean-up operation the on-track action resumed.
Stephen Thompson secured the Nutt Travel sponsors Cheque for the pole position fastest lap during qualifying for the Superbike class but it was Kirk Jamison who stole the show with Two wins which helped him to secure the 2011 Irish Superstock Championship and the 2011 Ulster Superbike Championship. As soon as Kirk crossed the finish line at the end of his second Race I made my way back to the paddock to fulfill by obligations to Bridgestone. Kirk Jamison Races on Bridgestone Tyres and I provide Bridgestone with high quality Photography for their Irish Championship post Race press releases.
Nico Mawhinney having already clinched the 2011 Irish Clubmans Championship once again showed his pedigree by winning both non-championship Clubmans Races.
Antrim’s Jonny Buckley had a rare outing at a home Race and proved just how good he can be with the fastest lap of the Day on his R6 Yamaha.
This Weekend its off to Mondello Park for the final championship round of the 2011 Adelaide Masters.