Lexelle-sponsored Tarran Mackenzie ended his Red Bull Rookies Championship campaign on a high by equaling his best result.
The 17-year-old produced a ninth place finish at Aragon in Spain and is now focussing on the final races of the Monster Energy Motostar Championship.
Tarran said: “Once again I messed up in qualifying back in 19th so gave myself a lot of work to do in the races.
“In Saturdays’ race I came through the field finishing 16th but only a second of 12th position.
“My start in the second race on Sunday was much better so after getting to 13th on lap one I got my head down a kept passing riders right up until the chequered flag. The temperature over the weekend was around 33 degrees so it was a tough event but my fitness was good. An added bonus was being the fastest rider on the track on the last lap.
“It is Silverstone BSB this next weekend so I can wait to take on my British Championship rivals!”
Tarran is currently 36 points behind championship leader Joe Francis with two events remaining.
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