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The Northern Irish BSB racer stormed through the grids at Oulton Park

Northern Ireland-based Andrew Smyth of the Andrew Smyth Racing outfit has successfully competed in BSB’s Superstock 600 series for the last few years.

Riding on a Kawasaki ZX6R 600cc superbike, Smyth uses EBC Brakes Racing’s GPFAX sintered motorsport brake pads (up front) and HH sintered brake pads (on the rear), as well as X-Series floating discs.

Smyth has been keeping momentum going during the BSB off-season with a number of guest races, not least the first round of the Ulster Superbike Championship and the second round at Kirkistown directly after this.

Most recently, Smyth headed to Cheshire’s Oulton Park Circuit for the Wirral 100 Club Bike Championship weekend, where he stormed through the ranks following some poor starting positions, to obtain good results by the end of each race.

You can read how the weekend went down in Smyth’s own words below.

“Arriving at the track early on Friday morning as I had opted to do the MSV track day the day before the races, I had a great day but unfortunately my bike developed a misfire on my final session.

“Dad got to work and tried to eliminate as many things as possible but the problem being we couldn’t test it until Saturday morning, I got out for a couple of laps on Saturday morning and still no joy.

“Dad and Bryan Moore got stuck in again – unfortunately my qualifying session had started and my bike was still in bits but with two minutes to go, I got the call and jumped on and completed a lap, but failed to post a time for the grid which left me starting from 39th place on row 13.

“Unfortunately, I had no working quick shifter for the rest of the day so it was back to some old-school riding.”

“In Race 1, I got a decent start from the 13th row and made my way up to 13th place after one lap, eventually finishing in 6th place to my delight and having fun coming through the pack.

“Race 2 was another enjoyable race, taking 4th place at the line in one of the closest finishes I have ever been involved in, with half a second from 1st to 4th.

“Big thanks to Alex Duncan for lending me parts and massive thanks to Dad as he never stopped all weekend, also to the Wirral 100 club for a very well run event.

“Shout out to the people that keep the wheels turning.”

Pic credit: Colin Port Images

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