The NW200 is not all about the top flight professional racers, it attracts a wide variety of amateurs from all over the world.
Xavier Denis travelled from central France to make his road racing debut.......
Thursday evening results:
Supersport Race ( R6 )
best lap 5.41.562 - 94.52mph
speed trap 155.5mph
Superstock ( ZX10 )
best lap 5.20.796 - 101.662mph
speed trap 170.5mph
I acquainted Xavier and his mechanic Christopher in the Harbour Bar, Portrush. They were buzzing from the night's racing, Guinness and Cognac!
( Christopher second from right, Xavier extreme right, merry road race fans on the left )
A wet Saturday hosted one race before the meeting was abandoned......
29th - beating Maria Costello
pictures courtesy of Brian Bain Photography......
improve your French here.......
Xavier takes part in the Manx next month so go and say hello.
Hopefully we will see him return to these shores, I was encouraging him to sample the Ulster.