Motorsport: Keohane claims second place

In the second race of the Green Flag British Formula 3 Scholarship Class, Michael Keohane, driving with the Irish registered Meritus team, battled his way from his first round misfortune to claim second place behind Robbie Kerr.

In the second race of the Green Flag British Formula 3 Scholarship Class, Michael Keohane, driving with the Irish registered Meritus team, battled his way from his first round misfortune to claim second place behind Robbie Kerr.

Kerr took his second brace of top points in the series at Oulton Park. But Keohane also set the fastest lap time.

Championship leader, Matthew Gilmore, was fifth as both Kerr and Keohane exert pressure on the leader.

Adam Carroll was the best Irish performer in the Slick 50 FF Ford race, he was fourth, Tony Rodgers was eighth but James Murphy retired with engine failure.

In Thruxton, Richard Antinucci won the second round of the British Formula Renault Championship, his fellow Manor Motorsport drivers, Leighton Walker was fifth and Cork driver, Matthew Griffin, was eighth. Robbie Coleman finished twelfth.

In Mondello Park, the second day on the IMRC Race Meeting, Cork’s, Alan Dwyer took his second win in the Ford Zetecs finishing ahead of Charlie Donnelly and Ray Moore.

John O’Hara won the Formula Euroseries, never headed, he was followed to the chequered flag by Noel Roddy and Greg Murphy.

John Whelan from nearby Naas, dominated the Dunlop RT2000 race where Brendan Donegan and Rob McGovern made up the remaining podium places.

Frank Lyons won the F5000 race, finishing two seconds ahead of yesterday’s winner, David Kennedy. Nick Crossley was third. David Maguire took the chequered flag in the Fiat Punto race.

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