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Ryan Farquhar extends his leads in the 2010 Duke Road Race Rankings

Ryan Farquhar is on course to claim an incredible fifth victory in the Duke Road Race Rankings series after extending his lead yet again.
Dungannon's Ryan Farquhar took five wins at Saturday's Mid Antrim 150 to further build his already massive 2010 Duke Road Race Rankings lead.

He remains the hot favourite to retain the title he has won for the past two years; an achievement which it is believed will see him keep the prestigious Geoff Duke Trophy. He was also the winner in 2003 and 2004.

After 15 rounds, the KMR Kawasaki racer has 2,952 points, a huge advantage over nearest rival William Dunlop, who is on 1,369.

The battle for second place is much tighter, with Michael Dunlop only just behind his brother with 1,027 points and Ian Hutchinson, who won all five solo races at the 2010 Isle of Man TT and is expected to be seen at the upcoming Ulster Grand Prix, only slightly further behind with 809 points.

Although Farquhar has a commanding lead, there are still nine rounds to go - including this weekend's Armoy road races – before the 2010 season comes to close on the streets of Macau, included as a Duke Road Race Rankings round for the first time this year.

Manxman Chris Palmer rounds out the top five, with 751 points, John Burrows one of the few in the top to see his position improve since round 14 – he is up two places, displacing Michael Pearson and Keith Amor to seventh and eighth respectively.

Barry Davidson has been on of the big winners, moving up nine places to enter the top 10 in ninth, with 507 points.

Dean Harrison, son of TT Sidecar podium placer Conrad Harrison, took the laurel wreaths in both the Junior and Senior Newcomers' Races at Mid Antrim, moving up
17 places in the rankings to 19th, while Paul Robinson, 125cc winner at the North West 200, continued his success on the 'roads' by winning the Mid Antrim Ultra-Lightweight race and moving up three places to 21st.



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Ryan Farquhar, on his way to victory in the Mid Antrim 150 Supersport race, has cemented his lead in the 2010 Duke Road Race Rankings series (Alan Armstrong)
Ian Hutchinson on the Tyco BMW Superbike during Isle of Man TT practice.
Bruce Anstey on the Honda RC213V-S during practice for the Isle of Man TT.
Ian Hutchinson on the Tyco BMW Superbike during practice for the Isle of Man TT
A unique collection of machines raced by John McGuinness at the Isle of Man TT will be on display in 2016 to mark his 20th anniversary of racing at the event.
Dean Harrison on the Silicone Engineering Kawasaki Supersport machine during practice for the Isle of Man TT
James Hillier in action at the Isle of Man TT
Manx rider Dean Martin
Bruce Anstey is set to ride a Honda RC213V-S at the Isle of Man TT
Ryan Farquhar with his wife Karen in the Royal Victoria Hospital
Conor Cummins will race for Padgett`s Honda in the Supersport and Superstock races at the Isle of Man TT.
Lee Johnston on the East Coast/Burdens Triumph at the North West 200.
Michael Rutter in action at the North West 200
John McGuinness on the Honda Racing Fireblade at the North West 200.
John McGuinness on the Honda Fireblade at the North West 200
Ian Hutchinson on the Tyco BMW in the Superstock race at the North West 200
Jeremy McWilliams on the Mar-Train Yamaha at the North West 200
Ivan Lintin on the Devitt RC Express Kawasaki at the North West 200

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