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Keith Amor was denied his final opportunity of claiming an International race win in the 2008 season when torrential rain caused Saturday's Ulster Grand Prix to be abandoned.

The Wilson Craig Honda rider was hoping to crown an excellent season with a first time win at the Dundrod circuit but with severe weather hitting the whole of Northern Ireland, there was no chance of any racing taking place and cancellation was the only decision the organisers could make.
With Wednesday's practice sessions also cancelled, Keith's only outings came in Thursday's qualifying and with the track drying all the time, he was able to post some solid times. Fifth fastest in the Superbike class, Keith followed this up with seventh in the Supersport division, to ensure he was right in the mix in both classes.

He also posted the sixth fastest time in the Superstock session despite only completing two laps after the engine blew on the Honda Fireblade.
Sadly, that was the closest Keith or anyone else came to any race action and the colossal downpour on Saturday meant the entire race schedule was abandoned.
Talking about the meeting Keith said: "What a disaster - I've honestly never seen rain like it. There was no way in this world that racing was going to happen on Saturday and we'd have been better off getting the water skis out! It's a real shame as the circuit is awesome and the club have worked so hard on the safety side of things. I really feel for them and for all the fans that turned but the weather is something that is out of everybody's control.
"What practice we had was quite fraught and with the engine blowing on the Superstock machine we were going to have to race with a standard engine from a road bike! The times were good in all of the classes and I was quite happy with getting on the second row in all of them. Sadly, that was end of the week in terms of getting out on the circuit so let's hope the club can rebuild and we can come back next year and have another go."


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