Motorcycle Sportsmen Club Challenge lights up Morgan Park

pic: TBG Photography

The Motorcycle Sportsmen Club Challenge delighted the local crowds at Morgan Park Raceway for Round 5 of the 2017 Yamaha Motor Finace Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli (ASBK).

Leigh Holmes (Kawasaki ZXR 400) backed up the pace he showed in yesterday’s practice sessions to take pole position for the Motorcycle Sportsmen Club Challenge class from his time in Qualifying Two.

Holmes’s pole lap time was a 1:23.165. Holmes qualified in front of Anthony Carroll (Honda VFR 400) and Wadi Nadzri (Honda VFR 400).

Race One was a master class display by Holmes, who won by a whooping 23 seconds. Carroll would finish in second position behind winner Holmes. In third place was Nadzri, 36 seconds behind the leader.

Fourth and fifth positions were taken by Glenn Chandler (Johnny’s Wonderful Coffee & Coiffure, Yamaha TZR 250) and John Carpenter (Honda VFR 400).

Fastest lap of the race went to race winner, Holmes.

Tomorrow’s races for the Motorsports NT Club Challenge will take place at 10:00 am (AEST) and 16:05 pm (AEST).

Motorcycle Sportsmen Club Challenge Provisional Race One Results

1 Leigh HOLMES (Kawasaki ZXR 400)
2 Anthony CARROLL (Honda VFR 400)
3 Wadi NADZRI (Honda VFR 400)
4 Glenn CHANDLER (Johnny’s Wonderful Coffee & Coiffure, Yamaha TZR 250)
5 John CARPENTER (Honda VFR 400)
6 Kieran McGEOWN (Honda CBR RR 250)
7 Mark TORRANCE (Gold Coast Caravan For Hire, Honda VFR 400)
8 Damien COPPOLA (Honda CBR RR 250)
9 Gary DICKSON (Team.Tiger.com.au, Honda CBR RR 250)
10 Sarah FAIRBROTHER (Honda CBR RR 250)

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