Wilden MXC kicked off their Polesworth Challenge last Sunday in superb style with a busy line up filled with talent across all classes.
Report and Images by Joe Martson
The track didn’t disappoint either with prime conditions allowing lines to develop as the day unfolded. The adult open class had attracted a tantalizing line up with Howard Wainwright, Rob Yates and the Putnam boys; Ben & Charlie taking the spot light. It wouldn’t be easy for anyone though with a full gate of expert riders.
The junior classes weren’t lacking on talent either with riders including Ben Askew, Kyle Ingram and Jenson Severn signing up for round one. Adding an extra flavour once [...]
Rob Mear rode unbeaten through heats and the crunch A final showdown to bag a rare PB GP maximum in a sun
drenched January Sunday at Iwade speedway stadium.
Images courtesy of Garry Shorter
Mear was however under pressure from Eastbourne speedway teamster young Tom Brennan who also bagged a 20 point heat max. Brennan followed Mear home to take second overall. The Surprise package of the day was another up & coming youngster Chad Wirtzfeld, he scored an impressive 19 points from the heats but faded in the A final to finish 8th, but has done his GP championship no [...]
The third round of the winter warmer series followed the trend of wet and muddy, however we were blessed with dry
weather on the day. In the champs class, it was the battle of the brads, with Brad Rowland leading the pack at the end of the first lap, despite a bad start. However, his hopes of a first overall win collapsed just like his front exhaust, which came off half way through the race. This meant the ever consistent Brad King, took the overall win at the end of the day. Second place in the championship class and current series winner was Ricky Wiggins. There were only two finishers in the champs class and they were [...]
The annual Boxing Day Enduro hosted by Witley and District Motorcycle Club was held at Four Marks, Nr Alton this year.
Report by Tristan Robinson With Aaron Smith as Clerk of the Course, the event was always going to be a test of man and machine, but the snowy weather on the day made for tough conditions for all. The 120 riders assembled for the Le Mans start and charged down the hill only to struggle on the slippery climb back up before going into the wide field for a blast before entering the woods. The course was varied tight and technical going with little let up, coupled with the conditions, this made it a challenge for all. Near the end of the lap, the “Smith [...]