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The fourth round of the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship, at Donington Park, supporting WorldSBK Acerbis UK, was the setting for Tom Oliver’s third top ten finish of the season, coming over the line on his SGR Racing Yamaha in ninth place.
Images: Tim Keeton. Words: Louise Stewart-Young
The family run team from Morpeth, was thrilled at the opportunity to be supporting a World series, and got to work preparing the SGR Racing Yamaha for the flowing bends and tight turns of Donington Park. During the singular qualifying session, Oliver and the team worked hard and qualified in 12th place, ahead of what turned out to be another dramatic race.
When the lights went out the drama began with a start line crash, this lead to the Safety Car being deployed for two laps. Once the Safety Car pulled in Oliver was able to settle into his race and worked his way into the leading group.
Unfortunately, a small mistake at the Melbourne Loop cost the Colchester rider some time and he dropped off the back of the leading group. However, he kept his consistent race pace to bring the SGR Racing Yamaha home in a healthy ninth place, and scored more points.
The team would like to thank:
Images courtesy of Tim Keeton www.impact-images-photography.co.uk. For high res images or any further information on SGR Racing or Tom Oliver please email Louise Stewart-Young at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please credit Tim Keeton when using images.