History was made at Brands Hatch this weekend as Eunan McGlinchey claimed the inaugural British Junior Supersport championship crown for Cork based Team #109.

The Cork-based team became the first motorbike racing team from the Republic of Ireland to claim a British title, while it is marks a remarkable achievement for McGlinchey in just his second full season racing on circuits having made the switch from motocross.

McGlinchey finished the penultimate race of the campaign in third position onboard the Kawasaki Ninja 400, which proved enough to claim the crown with a race still to spare.

It was a special day too for the friends and family of former Irish Supersport champion Sean Hurley, the man who's memory the team was founded on.

Picture credit: James McCann

Team #109 is a motorcycle race team set up as part of the Sean Hurley young rider development programme, to help young riders from Ireland to get a supportive start to their racing careers.

Team owners and Sean’s parents Dave and Mairead Hurley were present at the event and enjoyed the celebrations with the rest of the team and sponsors.