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Farmer has to wait for title.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

AFTER finishing second in a pulsating Dutch round of the British 600 Supersport Championship, Keith Farmer was celebrating being the 2017 British Supersport Champion, however, a sanction following an investigation into a race incident dropped Keith out of the points.

Farmer and Ben Currie made contact, with Currie crashing out and the race officials decided the move was a harsh move, and docked the Clogher rider 60 seconds.

Winner of the race, Emmel Hatti witnessed the incident from behind and was bewildered by the penalty, while race commentator and former competitor, Jamie Whitham thought likewise and thought a 10second penalty was more than appropriate!

But the result stands and Keith will have to wait until the final round at Brands Hatch, where he will need a minimum of 18 points to ensure the championship he deserves.

Lynn crowned champ Jason Lynn was crowned 600 Supersport Mondello Masters champion on Sunday last.

Richie Ryan did likewise in the Superbike class, where Alaistair Seeley was the treble winner All to play for at St Angelo The penulitmate round of the Irish and Ulster short circuit championships short circuit meeting will take place this Saturday at St Angelo Airfield, just outside Enniskillen.

Over the years, the final round of the championships took place at the Sunflower meeting at Bishopscourt, where visiting riders can cause upset to the results, thus possibly hindering much needed points for some of the competitors searching for championship points.

This means competitors will be trying their utmost to grab as many points at this particular venue this Saturday, 7 October.

There are still 100 points available in all classes, with 25 points for a win and four rounds to go, two at St Angelo and two at Sunflower.

The closest championship as we head to St Angelo is the UC Young Guns Dunlop Tyres Championship, where only six points separate leader Cameron Dawson from second place man, Brendan Glover.

In the Irish Lightweight class (400cc), only seven points separate leader Dean Campbell from second place man, Mark Camblin!

In the Junior Cup championship, Andrew Smyth is coming under pressure from Jonny Campbell, a recent select for the British Talent series in 2018.

In the UC Series, Despite being a double winner at Bishopscourt, Andrew Smyth's advantage has been weakened down to 12 points, and in the Irish version, Smyth holds a 25 point advantage.

In the hotly contested 600 Supersport Ulster Championship, where we have seen no less than eight different winners, its reigning champion, Jason Lynn who tops the table by 17 points from Korie McCreevey and Christain Elkin who share second spot, and Ross Patterson a further 15 points adrift.

Lynn leads the Irish championship by 39 points from Patterson, with McCreevey in third.

In the ISB class, its former off road rider, Charles Stuart who is making the running on his R1 Yamaha. Mark Glasgow has been consistent throughout the season, and lies second in both the Irish and Ulster championships.

Stuart has a 36 point advantage in the UC Series and 29 in the Irish Championship. Cody Nally and Carl Philips occupy third and fourth in both championships.

This is the fourth running of the Enniskillen Revival short circuit meeting at St Angelo, promoted by the Enniskillen & District MCC (Road Racing ) Ltd.

Gates for competitors open at 6pm on Friday and 7am on Saturday, with gates for spectators open at 8.30am on Saturday. Practice will start at 9.30am.

Admission is 10, U16s 5 and U12s free.

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