Lee secures maiden victory with win in IOM TT Supersport race

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Lee Johnston secured a maiden TT win with victory in the first Supersport race of the week which was halted after two of the scheduled four laps because of deteriorating weather. The Northern Ireland rider won by 3.6 seconds from James Hillier, with Peter Hickman 1.3 seconds further behind in third. The organisers put out the chequered flag at half-distance …

Jubilant Lee Johnston toasts maiden Supersport victory at North West 200

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Lee Johnston (13) celebrates victory during this evenings opening Tides Restaurant Supersport race at the North West 200.
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Lee Johnston clinched his first Supersport victory at the North West 200 in dramatic fashion on Thursday evening as Alastair Seeley crashed out on the final lap. Johnston (Ashcourt Yamaha), Seeley (EHA Yamaha), Dean Harrison (Silicone Kawasaki), James Hillier (Quattro Plant Kawasaki) and Paul Jordan (Logan Yamaha) were involved in a thrilling five-way scrap in the spring sunshine around the …

North West 200 Qualifying 1 Results

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North West 200 Qualifing 1 – Tuesday   Superstock 1 STK 60 Peter HICKMAN BMW – Smith’s Racing BMW 4:25.891 121.448 6 6 5 2 STK 13 Lee JOHNSTON BMW – Ashcourt Racing4:27.328 1.437 120.795 2 5 5 3 STK 3 Michael DUNLOP BMW – MD Racing 4:27.390 1.499 120.767 7 7 5   Superbike 1 SBK 2 Dean HARRISON Kawasaki – Silicone Engineering …

I haven’t felt this prepared in a long time

PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 13/5/2019:  North West 200 star Lee Johnston is pictured with Kirk Jamison, Commercial Director and Kieron Millar, Director of H&J Martin, Building, Asset Management and Fit Out contractors, at their Belfast offices.
Johnston, who will race his Ashcourt Racing Yamaha and BMW in this week's North West 200 races, will be sponsored by the H&J Martin at the NW200, TT and Ulster Grand Prix in 2019.
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Fermanagh ace Lee Johnston will be racing at this week’s fonaCAB International North West 200 in association with Nicholl Oils in an all-new livery after his switch from the Honda Racing squad to the Ashcourt Racing team for 2019. The three-time North West winner has also secured sponsorship from H&J Martin, the Belfast building, asset management and fit out contractors. …

Positive 2nd Round at Oulton Park For Ashcourt Racing’s Lee Johnston

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Ashcourt Racing have continued our strong start with Lee Johnston taking yet another top 6 place. A very quick lap on Sunday of 1m39.387s saw Lee line up in 5th place for the opening race of the weekend. A good start to the race saw Lee retain 5th place but his race ended shorter than expected with a slipping clutch …

4th Place Finish For Lee Johnston At Silverstone 1st Round

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The 2019 season got underway at Silverstone this weekend and what a weekend it was. The weather being unusually sunny and hot, it added an extra element to the races at Silverstone. Our very own Ashcourt Racing rider Lee Johnston who hasn’t competed in the in the British Supersport class for 8 years, returned with an impressive performance. Lee’s 5th …

NW200: Lee Johnston ‘coming to win’ at the ‘Seeley-Irwin show’

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Lee Johnston is focused solely on winning at this year’s 90th anniversary fonaCAB North West 200 in association with Nicholl Oils. Updated: 14:55 Wednesday 27 February 2019 Fermanagh man Lee Johnston is running his own machinery under the Aschourt Racing banner in 2019. However, the Fermanagh man has joked that he doesn’t want to shake up the ‘Alastair and Glenn …

Lee Johnston targeting ‘consistent international podiums’ in 2019

Pre season shakedown test Blyton Park

Lee Johnston has achieved three third-placed finishes at the Isle of Man TT, his first taste of the podium coming back in 2015 Northern Ireland’s Lee Johnston says he has “fire in his belly” for the season ahead after signing with Ashcourt Racing for the Isle of Man TT. The 29-year-old Ulsterman will ride a BMW S1000RR in the Superbike …

Lee Johnston confirms all-new team with Ashcourt Racing

Pre season shakedown test Blyton Park

Northern Ireland’s Lee Johnston will return to BMW machinery this season after unveiling a new-look team for 2019. The Fermanagh racer will compete under the Ashcourt Racing banner at the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and Ulster Grand Prix, where he will ride S1000RR machines in the Superbike and Superstock classes. Johnston, who rode for the Honda Racing …