Deciding to stay at the Kirkby House Hotel on the Saturday Night, we woke to a chilly, overcast morning. The day slowly got better with the sun breaking through before it was time to qualify.
Qualifying – EMRA
Qualifying was at 1100 hrs in the 125 and Lightweight Class (Formula 125, GP125 up to 450cc and Lightweight’s). The session went well and Fred McMullan qualified 11th overall and fifth in class; setting a time of 1:03.61. Looking back to last month for Rnds 1 and 2, this was 2 seconds faster.
No changes were undertaken to the set up of the bike.
Race 1 – Mallory Park
Race 1 was a Split Grid with Fred starting in the second group, 10 seconds behind the first group. After qualifying Fred, was 6th on the Grid in his group. After a fairly good start Fred McMullan set a new personal best that Mallory Park with a 1:01.5; finishing 8th overall and 4th in Class.
Race 2 – Mallory Park
Fred McMullan finished the race with a new personal best of 1:00.7. Finishing in 7th place overall and 3rd in class. The winner, #66 – Annabel Thomas was riding an NSF 250 British Talent Cup Bike. Fred McMullan was racing against other British Superbike Junior SuperSport spec bikes. Fred McMullan currently races a 400 (restricted to 37 BHP) and did very well.