Kerr up to 5th in Supersport standings

 

Kilmacrennan’s Richard Kerr is up to 5th place in the Dickies SuperSport championship in the British superbike championship (BSB).

Kerr, riding the Campbell Motorsport Triumph, qualified in 11th position for round 5 of the series at Brands Hatch this weekend.

A damp first race on Saturday saw Kerr running with the leading group and finished in 7th position, just 4 seconds off the winner who was Alastair Seeley – the man that holds the record for race wins at the Northwest 200.

Richard also posted the 7th quickest lap of the race, only  one second off the quickest set by Seeley.

Richard lined up on the third row of the grid for race two on Sunday and soon became involved in a great battle with several other riders for the top 6 as a group of four broke away at the front.

The race was eventually won by Jack Kennedy and Seeley finished in the runner up spot, Richard was pipped for 6th on the last lap by Gearlink Kawasaki’s Ben wilson after a fantastic battle saw them change positions throughout the closing stages.

Richard now moves up to his highest position in the championship in 5th in his second year in the class.

As always Richard would like to thank all his sponsors for their kids help and support.

The team move on to Scotland in two weeks time and the tight and twisty Knockhill circuit.