McPhee Glee at Knockhill

Young rising Motorcycle Racing star John McPhee (13) from Oban headed home from Knockhill Racing Circuit with a smile as wide as the Wester Isles today (Sunday 25th May).

The talented West Highland lad didn’t put a wheel wrong all day, dominating both Formula 125 Series Races riding his Aprilla RS 125 and leading from the green light to the chequered flag in both Scottish Championship Rounds.

In race one, John finished 7.287 seconds ahead of Clackmannan girl Sammi Tasker who in turn pushed her brother Andrew into third overall.

In his second race, the finishing order was excatly the same with the Oban star pulling out a lead of 10.207 seconds over Sammi.

John Riding his 125 Aprilla in the Scottish Championship

A beaming John said “that was a great feeling and l woud love to follow in the tracks of 3 times Superbike Champion Niall MacKenzie eventaully.” Added Oban’s own junior star; “a good days work, now l want to win the Championship.”

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