To kickstart our jubilee weekend the under 14’s took to the Wednesfield track. With home track start favourite Corey winning his first three races after going from third to first in one of his races in one straight he was in good contention for the podium but after two thirds in his last two races he finished in fourth in a formula completed with the full 16 riders.
Winner: Ryker Jolly, Kesgrave (20)
2nd: Shaun Kell, Norwich (19)
3rd: Duncan Whalley, A&T (17)
Thanks to the Burts for sponsoring the event the appreciation of the winners top was shown by the Kesgrave rider commenting ’oohhh beautiful’
Next up were the Juniors a special thanks to Ryker (Kesgrave) and Laythan (Sheffield) for stepping up to complete the line up. Thanks to Libertas 2 for sponsoring the event and putting up the £50 cash prize which was secured by Kesgraves Noah Woodhouse who scored a 20 point maximum.
Winner: Noah Woodhouse, Kesgrave (20)
2nd: JJ Wildman, Exeter (18)
3rd: Kielan Burton, Sheffield (17)
Sponsoring the Vets event was thanks to Mr Rhodes and Mr Bodley. Despite not having a full line up some great competitive racing was shown with two riders needing a run off to complete the podium as Craig Marchant and Gavin Wheeler both finished on 17 points in the end it was the Leicester rider Craig who claimed the third spot.
Winner: Mark Winwood, Birmingham (20)
2nd: Lukas Nowaki, Horspath (19)
3rd: Craig Marchant, Leicester (17)
The final event of the day was our Wednesfield Select managed by Mick Aris vs England Select managed by Wayne Aris. After a very close match throughout in the pouring rain in the end it was the England side that secured the win 88-90.
Thank you to everyone for joining us on day one of the weekend more competitive racing to be seen and food to be eaten today as we commence with day two with our best pairs event starting at 11am to begin race day number 2!