The riders were put to the test in their second consecutive day of racing for Championship 6 of the YMSA season.
Cadet rider Ben Clark rode to victory in each race, taking the overall win for the day. Consistent riding from Oliver Woods proved to be valuable as he managed to rack up three second position finishes, allowing him to take second overall. Keeton Cooper finished in third in race one and Kieran Austin took the next two third place finishes. Keeton had gained the points for two fourths, which just put him ahead of Kieran to take third overall.
Dane Reeves took the first chequered flag in the Junior class. Eddie Wade and Lewis Hall came in quick behind for second and third. Lewis went on to win race two but was involved in an accident in the final race which affected his overall position. Dane won race three and secured first overall. Harvey Ward came second in race three and finished second overall. Dalton Dring’s third place finish in race three meant that he finished third overall.
In the Small Wheel class Luke Reading cleaned up with three race wins and the overall. Nathan Claughn rode for second in race two with Daniel Shepherd coming in at second. Danny stepped it up in the next two races and gained enough points to take second overall. Nathan finished in third.
Gradie Featherstone took the first race win for the Big Wheel class, followed by Will Jeonney and Jack Naylor. Gradie did not finish race two so Will Jeonney took the lead, with Jack Naylor finishing second and Jack Nottingham in third. Will took the final race win to gain first overall.
Riding was tough today in the Senior class with many quick riders. Day member Jamie Ellis took all three race wins for first overall. Kurtis Williams finished second in race one but Macauley Madden then proceeded to take the next two second place finishes, leaving him second overall. Kurtis took third overall with the results 2-4-3.
Two good starts for James Nottingham gave him the first two wins of the day in the Adult A class. Race one saw Thomas Batty and Ryan Bruce battle it out for second. Results were reversed in race two as Ryan finished in second and Thomas in third. Visitor Ryan Thornhill took the final race win but this wasn’t enough to get him in the top three. James Nottingham finished first overall, followed by Thomas Batty in second and Ryan Bruce in third.
Riders in Adult B class had a mixed day of racing. Ashley Horsnall took the first chequered flag of the day, with Will Stafford and Aaron Woodall coming in second and third. Ashley took the second race win but James Walker finished the race in second. Ashley finished the day in first overall and Aaron took second due to his race win in race three. Will Stafford took third overall.
Andy Hall took the overall victory in the Adult C class with all three race wins. With two points between the, Sonny Lowther finished second overall and Mike Prady finished third overall.
Written by Nat Jarvis
Photographs by Lisa Griffiths
1- Ben Clark 2- Oliver Woods 3- Keeton Cooper 4 – Kieran Austin 5- Finn O’Malley 6- Oliver Cole
1- Dane Reeves 2- Harvey Ward 3- Dalton Dring 4 – Danny Clarke 5- Brogan Johnson 6- Daniel Fisher
1- Luke Reading 2- Daniel Shepherd 3- Nathan Claughn 4 – Jake Taylor 5- Reece Madden 6- Ben Burridge
1- Will Jeonney 2- Jack Naylor 3- Jake Ryan 4- Kenny Ryalls 5- Jack Nottingham 6- Ben Evans
1- Jamie Ellis 2- Macauley Madden 3- Kurtis Williams 4 – Josh Bentley 5- Luke Atkinson 6- James Henderson
Adult Open A’s:
1- James Nottingham 2- Thomas Batty 3- Ryan Bruce 4- Ryan Thornhill 5- Lee Harrison 6- Ben Halfpenny
Adult Open B’s:
1- Ashley Horsnall 2- Aaron Woodhall 3- Will Stafford 4- James Mycock 5- Brad Dallison 6- Corie Bishop
Adult Open C’s:
1- Andy Hall 2- Sonny Lowther 3- Mike Prady 4 – Mark Burchell 5- Andrew Clark 6- Billy Burchell