Guy Martin won his third consecutive Ian Watson Trophy at Oliver’s Mount over the weekend while contesting the Spring Cup.
The Tyco rider was getting his first pure road racing taste of the team’s new BMW and he won the first leg of the Spring Cup itself on Saturday. In tricky conditions on Sunday he came fourth but it was enough to see him the overall winner of the Ian Watson Trophy, beating Ivan Lintin and Dean Harrison.
Lintin had a highly successful weekend on his racing debut for RC Express Racing. He was the overall class winner of the Junior A and Senior classes as well as finishing runner up in the Spring Cup and Super Lightweight classes. Elsewhere Michael Sweeney came out on top in the Spring Cup B class ahead of Davy Morgan and Adrian Harrison. Darren Cooper beat Ben Rea and Seamus Elliot in the Junior B standings while Paul Owen headed Nick Anderson and Adrian Haworth in the Lightweight class. James Cowton lead the Super Lightweight standings after a win and third place finish in the races, finishing ahead of Lintin and Adrian Harrison. The sidecar class was won by Conrad Harrison and Lee Patterson following a second place and race victory. Finally, Ryan Farquhar topped F1/F2 Classics, ahead of Peter Boast and David Bell. Full results can be found on the Oliver’s Mount Racing website.
The next road racing action takes place next weekend in Cookstown. The likes of William and Michael Dunlop will be in action, along with Jamie Hamilton, Derek McGee, and Maria Costello. #