EL­LI­SON CLOSE TO A MIR­A­CLE

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Sport -

James El­li­son was de­nied a stun­ning vic­tory from dead last on the grid in the week­end’s only dry race as a red flag af­ter 10 of 14 laps saw the win go to Josh Brookes.

The two Yama­has and the Du­cati of Shane Byrne looked set to duel it out over the fi­nal stages of the race. How­ever, a blow-up for Shaun Win­field brought out the red flags with three laps left as there were flu­ids on the track.

El­li­son, who started at the back of the grid af­ter his MCAMS Yamaha team were pe­nalised for chang­ing his gear ra­tios – flew through the field.

He said: “I’ve had strong pace all week­end. The bike felt great and I re­ally felt I could have won that one if it had gone the full dis­tance, which would have been cool hav­ing come from dead last!”

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.