Offaly Rider Dominates Mondello Masters Opening Rounds

Edenderry's Kevin Keyes hit a hat-trick in the Superbike category.

Offaly's Kevin Keyes delivered a dominant performance in the first three rounds of the Principal Insurance Superbike Championship.

The Edenderry rider won all three races from pole position at Mondello on Saturday and Sunday.

Keyes picked up Daracore Racing’s first Superbike win after he fought his way back to first place after dropping behind both Alan Kelly and Brian McCormack.

On Sunday, he dominated race two to lead from start to finish, and came home first in race three after holding off consistent pressure from McCormack.

Keyes is also competing in the Supersport championship on lighter bikes.

The Daracore rider picked up back to back second place finishes behind Derry’s Adam McLean before winning the third and final race ahead of Oisin Maher.

Keyes now leads both Championships ahead of his road racing debut at the Cookstown 100 in Tyrone this weekend.

Speaking ahead of the season, Keyes told Midlands 103 he's confident he can challenge for both Mondello Masters titles:

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