Jamie Hamilton secures Wilson Craig deal

Jamie Hamilton will ride for Wilson Craig Racing this year it has been confirmed this morning. The Ballyclare rider will ride Honda bikes in the Superbike, Superstock and Supersport classes this year, having split with KMR Kawasaki at the end of last year.

He will compete at the North West 200, the Isle of Man TT and the Ulster Grand Prix as well as a number of Irish Nationals. As well as the fleet of Wilson Craig bikes Hamilton will ride a Stewart Smith owned bike in the Supertwin class.

Jamie Hamilton finished second in the Supertwins race at last year's North West 200
Jamie Hamilton finished third in the Supertwins race at last year’s North West 200

Hamilton has impressed in his short road racing career so far – picking up Best Newcomer at the TT in 2012 and securing podiums at the North West 200 and Ulster Grand Prix. In 2013 he was Supersport and Supertwin champion in the Irish Road Racing Championship and came third in the end of year Duke Road Race Rankings.

Hamilton described the move as a “dream come true”. He joins an impressive list of riders to have ridden for Wilson Craig since the teams inception in 2008. He follows Cameron Donald, who has raced for the outfit for the past three seasons, as well as Guy Martin, William Dunlop and Keith Amor.

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