BSB: Keith Farmer wins Supersport title at Assen

Keith Farmer
County Tyrone man Keith Farmer has dominated this year's British Supersport series

Tyrone rider Keith Farmer has been crowned British Supersport champion after finishing second in Sunday's feature race at Assen,

He was just 0.179 seconds behind winner Eemeli Lahti while Carrickfergus man Andrew Irwin completed the podium.

Farmer holds an unassailable 67-point lead over Irwin in the 2017 series with one round remaining at Brands Hatch.

The Clogher competitor failed to finish Saturday's sprint race but wrapped up the title 24 hours later.

Irwin grabbed pole position for the feature race in the Netherlands but Benjamin Currie moved in front on the opening lap with Farmer in third followed by Dubliner Jack Kennedy.

Kennedy retired on lap 10 and Currie crashed out on the penultimate lap while Lahti worked his way through to clinch his maiden Supersport victory.

Tom Ward, Jamie Perrin and another Northern Irishman David Allingham completed the top six finishers.

Glenn Irwin was the best of the Northern Ireland trio in the British Superbikes, finishing 14th in both races.

Josh Elliott came in 19th in both race one and two while Michael Laverty finished 15th in the second race after failing to finish the opener.

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