Andrew Irwin's participation in 2018 World Supersport series confirmed

Andrew Irwin
Andrew Irwin finished 13 points behind Keith Farmer in the British Supersport series

Carrickfergus rider Andrew Irwin will compete for the CIA Landlord Insurance Honda team in the 2018 World Supersport Championship, it has been confirmed.

Irwin secured a place in Simon Buckmaster's PTR team after impressing while riding for Gearlink Kawasaki in the British Supersport class.

The 22-year-old finished second overall in the series in 2017 behind fellow Northern Ireland rider Keith Farmer.

He clinched a maiden win at the final round at Brands Hatch in October.

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