A fantastic effort from all the Leicester Huncote Hornet Riders at the at the Tamworth Regional held at Birmingham BMX Club this Sunday
The new gazebos looked great, and there was a brilliant turnout of new riders who performed superbly on the day as for some it was the first ever competitive race.
Jenson Cross, our youngest competitive rider of the day, got over his nerves and bagged a 1st in the novice under 7 B Final. Keep an eye on this fella, theres more to come from him.
Leon Hill rode confidently all day with a 3rd, 1st,1st in his moto’s and followed up with a first in the Novice 8-10 yrs. Well Done Leon, consistent all day.
William Russell, Lewis Haslam and Ollie Pegg battled it out together in the Novice 11-13 yrs with some great performances in the moto’s and all making the main final with Will 3rd, Lewis 5th, Ollie 7th. Well done guys, good consistent racing.
Emme Rose Clarkson in the Female Experts7-8 yrs old rode well in a tough age group and bagged a 1st in the B Final. Well done Emme.
Jacob Daniel in the Male Expert 8 yrs was unlucky to crash out making a move in his first moto, but showed character and bagged a 4th and 1st in the next two moto and was unfortunate not to make the main but finished with a 1st in the B
Ben Weiss had a great day in the Male Expert 9yrs old, he was consistent in his moto’s with 5th, 3rd, 4th and battled his way to a 6th in the B Final in a very tough group.
Charlie Powell in the Expert male 10’s worked hard in a stacked age group of national riders and was unluckly to miss out on the C final and finished with a 3rd in the D.
Ben Rowe nailed the 1st jump at Birmingham and raced well in the Male Expert 10’s in his motos with a steady 4th, 4th, 5th and was unlucky in his quarter final and finished with a 8th in the C
Josh Abbott (established National rider making the journey from Royston to ride for the Hornets this season) and Arlo Phelan in the Male Expert 11’s raced well in a busy field of national riders, Josh was consistent in his moto’s with a 2nd, 4th, 1st and a 3rd in his semi with a 4th in the main A final
Arlo Phelan had respectable moto places with a 4th, 1st, 4th but was unlucky in his semi finishing with a 4th in the B Final. Well done lads.
Josh Abbot mixed it with an experienced field of National Riders in the 11’s and earned respectable 2nd, 4th &1st in his motos, a 3rd in the semi and a 4th in the main, consistant racing all day.
Josh Barsby raced up an age group in the Male Expert 12’s and finished a respectable 3rd in the main, but healing vibes go out to Max Clarkson who crashed out in his final and ended up breaking his wrist in two places
Get well soon Max from all at the club.
Will Goode raced up in the Male Expert 13’s, he rode superbly in the moto stages and absolutely nailed the 3rd straight, and was unlucky to finish 6th in a tough A Final.
Ashton Cross in the male Expert 14’s rode consistently well in his moto’s with three 2nd places, and was unlucky with a 5th in the semi but came back with a solid 1st in the B
Arron Geary raced a tough age group in the 17-24, earned a 5th, 4th, 4th in his motos and unfortunate in his semi with a 7th and finished with a 7th in the B, not bad after a late night
Shaun Issitt, maintained respectable moto places with a 2nd, 3rd 2nd in the expert 25-29 yrs, Hit the gate in his semi but managed a 4th and and a 6th in the main.
A great days racing and hope that all the new rider enjoyed their first competetive races.
We done to the Leicester Huncote Hornets Team Great Effort
Some photos of the weekend courtesy of Smithy Photos