At Buxton for Ben's first meeting for the Buxton Hitmen he scored 3. Which was 2nd, 3rd, 4th then in last heat was knocked off in first run, then fell in rerun.
5th July - Belle Vue Colts - Luke
Tough night at Belle Vue, tried a new engine and struggled at the start of the night.
Got a setup for my my 4th heat, an R/R ride in heat 13 and finished 3rd Scored 3 & team won 53-37
Isle of Wight v British U19 Young Lions
Tough night at Isle of Wight riding for Team GB U21s Scored 2+1 from number 2 so not bad for my first visit to the Island.
With Ben at Lakeside later then Eastbourne on Saturday.
Next Meetings for me - Belle Vue Vs Cradley on Wednesday 19th and Plymouth Vs Belle Vue on Thursday 20th.
Hopefully Onwards and Upwards
Tough night for Ben too last night at the Isle of Wight v Young GB Lions, but he got to grips with the track more in his last ride and his total score was 3+1
Onto to Lakeside with Ben for Buxton, then again with Ben/Buxton tomorrow at Eastbourne.
Firstly Luke and Ben were very grateful to be invited to participate in the Under 19 championships at Plymouth, both struggled a little with the track, but still scored some points and gained some valuable experience if they are invited again next year.
The results are as follows
After the Isle of Wight meeting, we stayed near the Lakeside track ready for the Buxton Hitmen against Lakeside Hammers meeting.
An enjoyable meeting overall even with Ben being excluded in 2 heats, when one he had to lay his bike down to avoid the rider in front and the other race he was taken down.
He persevered and had a great heat 8.
The results were as follows:
The next day was at Eastbourne, a track that quite a few struggled with the results for this were as follows:
More updates, starting with Luke racing at Belle Vue against Cradley, the scores were as follows:
We then traveled down to Plymouth for the Colts to race against the Plymouth Devils, scores were as follows:
Our next meeting should have been Ben riding at Buxton on Sunday 30th July against Plymouth but this was sadly rained off .
Also rained off was Luke's meeting with the Colts away at Birmingham on Weds 2nd August.
We then traveled down for 2 days of racing for Ben and the Buxton Hitmen, starting with a ferry trip over to the Isle of Wight.
The results for that were as follows:
And then a very long drive on a Friday over to Plymouth for the second leg of the trip.
The results for this were as follows:
?Alright night at Belle Vue, changed setup for today and struggled with it so changed it back for the last 2 rides and got 2 paid wins, scored 5+2
Team won 57-33 ? Went out after the meeting for some laps and felt a lot better so hopefully onwards and upwards.
Next meeting - 18th August Home vs Birmingham
?Another decent night at Belle Vue and another 5+2 Track was tough due to rain earlier,
Team won 55-35 ?
Next meeting Away Vs Isle of Wight 22nd August
Also have the Stoxkarts Gold Top this weekend at Northampton.