Silicone Racing’s Dean Harrison has taken provisional Supersport pole after first qualifying at the 2018 Ulster Grand Prix.
Harrison laid down a 3’32.408 to beat long-time timesheet-topper Conor Cummins by 0.398 while Peter Hickman, who was in hospital on Saturday night with kidney problems, was third on the Trooper Triumph but a second slower than his TT rival.
Irish National supremo Derek McGee was fourth on a 3’34.127 with young gun Adam McLean fifth. Isle of Man TT surprise hero Davey Todd took sixth with a 3’36.566 with Darren Cooper seventh.
Dan Cooper took eighth place with a 3’38.499 with Joey Thompson ninth and Michael Sweeney completing the top ten. Honda’s Lee Johnston was 12th behind Brian McCormack.