Brandon Paasch (FPW Racing) had a comfortable race victory in the opening Hel Performance British Motostar GP Class race of 2019, crossing the line more than two seconds ahead of his nearest rival.
Dan Jones (City Lifting) had secured pole position earlier in the day. The Welsh rider bided his time before coming out of the pits towards the end of the session. His time of 1:44.619 was more than three-quarters of a second ahead of Paasch. Nixon was third fastest but his lap time was more than two seconds behind Jones.
If it looked like Jones was going to walk away with the race that notion was
Victor Rodriguez was on a charge too. He overtook Swann to take fourth place before
By the end of lap four, Paasch was beginning to make a break at the head of the race. He was almost nine-tenths of a second ahead of Durham, Nixon
The following lap the chasing pack cut half-a-second from Paasch’s lead but by the end of lap six he had restored his advantage to over a second. The battle behind intensified with Durham dropping to fourth from second only to then manage a double overtake at Shell Oils to regain second place.
As we reached the last lap Scott Swann, in his first GP class race, had gained
British Motostar Oulton Park May 2019 Race 1 Result