Jack O’Grady to make BSB debut this weekend

Ballyduff motorcycle racer Jack O’Grady is to make his British Superbike Championship debut this weekend.

The current leader of the Dunlop Masters Supersport Cup at Mondello Park has secured a deal to race a Yamaha R6 for the UK-based Team Val-Tech Racing.

He will contest the Snetterton round of the BSB which takes place this weekend and will race in the Pirelli National Superstock class aimed at 16 to 25-year-old racers.

It is by definition an entry-level class with engine capacity capped at 636cc.

“This is proper professional racing, and I wasn’t to see if there is something I can learn,” he said.

“I always wanted to do something like this, I turn 26 soon so I will be too old for this next year.”

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