Clarke set to put pressure on leaders

Tommy Philp. Photo: Dave Yeomans.
Tommy Philp. Photo: Dave Yeomans.

Draper Racing’s Aaron Clarke and Tommy Philp travel to Northamptonshire for the next round of their respective championships this weekend.

Coningsby’s Clarke will ride in the Superstock 600 class and Philp, from East Kirkby, in the two British Supersport races at Silverstone over the weekend of September 7-9.

Clarke is riding high in his championship.

He is lying third in the rider standings and only a few points away from the runner-up spot.

It is unlikely he could actually win the championship as Ryan Vickers holds a 66-point advantage over him.

But with 75 points still up for grabs, Vickers has not won the title yet.

Philp is running consistently within the top 15 of the British Supersport championship, and lies 14th in the rider standings with four rounds - eight races - remaining.

Timetable:

British Supersport: Friday - free practice one 9.35am, free practice two 2.35pm; Saturday - qualifying 11.05am, Sprint race (18 laps) 5.05pm; Sunday - warm-up 10.07am, Feature race (26 laps) 3.40pm.

Superstock 600: Friday - free practice one 9am, free practice two 2pm; Saturday - qualifying 12.45pm. Sunday - 22 lap race 11.10pm.