Frustration for Neill on final Evo race weekend

Marshall Neill.
Marshall Neill.

Marshall Neill’s weekend opened with a crash across practice and ended in a premature finale to the closing Motorpoint British Supersport Evo Championship race.

The Portadown rider had secured second in the overall Evo standings thanks to past results ahead of a Brands Hatch appearance.

He recovered from the practice frustration to finish qualifying in third.

Saturday’s Sprint race left Neill fourth but he was forced to retire with suspected tyre trouble in the main event on Sunday.

Despite the disappointment, it proved a campaign to relish overall.

“I am really disappointed with this weekend,” said the INCompetition Racing ace. “I was hoping to finish on a high but ended up having one of the worst weekends.

“Thankfully, I got away injury-free on Friday and my other near crashes were saved so I can walk away in one piece.

“I’m really delighted overall, to get second in the Championship was just amazing and couldn’t have done it without the fantastic team around me and my dedicated personal sponsors, thank you all so much.”

Neill and the team would also like to thank his fans.