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Hawkstone Heroes! Festival of Legends & Toughsheet National Twinshock Championships – Race Report and Results
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Hawkstone Heroes! Festival of Legends & Toughsheet National Twinshock Championships – Race Report and Results

by adminSeptember 7, 2017

In among a whole host of Motocross legends the Toughsheet National Twin Shock Championships and the West Midlands Evo series immersed itself in the history of the sport as it was incorporated into the fantastic Festival of Legends at the famous Hawkstone Park circuit in Shropshire.

Images courtesy of Geoff Griffiths

Many a Motocross hero turned out for the event which ran over the Bank Holiday weekend, with commentator Jack Burnicle taking to the mike to chat with the likes of Badger Goss, Rob Hooper, Neil Hudson, Roger Harvey, Laurence Spence just to name a few, whilst a parade on a shortened lap of the iconic circuit saw some of the Legends ride machinery of their era.

Inspired by the many icons of the sport Jacob Joyce powered his way to a 5 ride maximum in the 125 EVO for the overall win ahead of John Butler and Jono White.

In the 125cc Twinshock class Jason Herring took the honours ahead of John Davis in 2nd and Steve Riley in third.

Doing it for the Clubman was Kyle Noble and Luke Freudman who exchanged race wins throughout the weekend with Noble finishing the weekend on top with Freudman 2nd and Lucy Tilzey in 3rd.

The Evolution class was won in emphatic style by Barry Turnball with a full set of 5 wins to his name, ahead of 2nd placed Jamie Dobson with Michale Smith third.

Turnball was again at the head of the field in the Expert class with another unbeaten performance.  Dave Campbell rode well for second with third place going to Michael Smith.

Paul Lippett was the Victor in the Pre-83 125cc category heading 2nd place finisher Jordan Hands and third placed Kevin Juwell.

Another 5 ride win maximum was gained in the Intermediate class with Alan Eaves in top form for the win, followed home by Sam Oliver in 2nd and James Curtis 3rd.

William Burgess stood on the top step of the podium in the Over 50 class with the second step being occupied by Pete Mathia, one ahead of third place finisher Alan Bott, whilst in the Over 60’s Martin Snape took the win, with Sammy Doble runner up and Alan Hambridge third.

The Veteran class saw Rick Du-Feu claim the winners trophy with an unbeaten performance ahead of Danny Blakley and Richard Chinn.

In the West Midlands Evo Series it was a win in the 500’s by Jonathan Tapp, ahead of Nathan Smith and Scott Wilkinson.  Darren Warren performed well for the 250 victory beating his closest opponents Paul Gladwin and Nick Payton into 2nd and 3rd respectively.   The 125cc win went the way of Zac Hackett from Sam Russell in 2nd and James Hudson third.

The final round of the Toughsheet National Twinshock series takes place on the 23rd and 24th September at Pontrilas.

Results

125 Evo

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 69 Jacob Joyce 125 25 25 25 25 25
2 3 John Butler 104 20 20 20 22 22
3 72 Jono White 88 18 15 15 20 20
4 X Jack Hyde 77 16 9 16 18 18
5 89 Liam Mudie 68 14 12 11 15 16
6 74 Andy Lawton 66 22 22 22 – –
7 127 Sean Denningson 66 11 13 13 14 15
8 285 Guy Leddy 54 10 7 10 13 14
9 115 Marvin Homer 51 9 8 9 12 13
10 5 Neil Eardley 36 13 11 12 – –
11 24 Riley Copeland 35 – 6 6 11 12
12 94 Mason Bell 32 – 18 14 – –
13 116 David Blackburn 32 – 14 18 – –
14 9 Andy Wilkes 31 15 16 – – –
15 92 Tim thornton 28 12 – – 16 –
16 57 Jason Peck 26 8 10 8 – –
17 28 Wes Muat 17 7 5 5 – –
18 17 Jake Chapple 13 5 4 4 – –
19 7 Chris Chapple 7 – – 7 – –
20 95 Richard Butler 6 6 – – – –
21 411 Tony Housman – – – – – –

125 Twinshock

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 10 Jason Herring 111 22 22 22 25 20
2 3 John Davis 100 25 25 25 – 25
3 6 Steve Riley 94 18 18 18 22 18
4 640 Mark Burrows 82 20 20 20 – 22
5 748 Tim Grinrod 67 15 16 16 20 –
6 24 Riley Copeland 16 16 – – – –

Clubman

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 46 Kyle Noble 117 20 25 22 25 25
2 148 Luke Freudenan 98 25 22 25 22 4
3 19 Lucy Tilzey 77 18 18 13 16 12
4 58 Mike Tucker 76 22 16 11 12 15
5 83 Mark Gardiner 74 7 14 15 18 20
6 419 Timmy Gravener 69 14 13 6 20 16
7 39 Gav Cole 67 15 11 14 14 13
8 69 Fyn Townson 60 13 5 20 – 22
9 350 Stephen Hakes 59 – 12 16 13 18
10 96 Ashley Smith 56 12 15 12 7 10
11 184 Ben Hughes 54 16 20 18 – –
12 9 Kevin Hall 43 10 7 8 11 7
13 90 Simon Bentley 41 11 9 7 – 14
14 217 Peter Maxwell 40 6 10 9 15 –
15 13 Martyn Williams 23 4 6 4 – 9
16 82 Carl Baker 20 3 4 5 8 –
17 146 Sammy Peach 17 – – – 9 8
18 73 Alister Welsby 16 8 8 – – –
19 50 Trevor King 16 – – – 10 6
20 84 Matthew Savage 15 – 1 3 6 5
21 296 Jamie Lawrane 12 2 – 10 – –
22 32 Andy Dykes 11 – – – – 11
23 12 Stepeh Turner 11 9 2 – – –
24 154 J Savage 8 – – – 5 3
25 18 Alan Wood 5 5 – – – –
26 713 Dave Frost 4 1 3 – – –
27 ? J Savage 2 – – 2 – –
28 15 Jonty Burrows 2 – – – – 2

Evolution

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 10 Barry Turnbull 125 25 25 25 25 25
2 929 Jamie Dobson 96 20 14 18 22 22
3 18 Michale Smith 94 14 22 22 18 18
4 19 Dave Camobell 93 15 18 20 20 20
5 224 Andy Hinchliffe 78 18 15 15 15 15
6 77 Jack Bass 76 16 16 12 16 16
7 307 Michael Ogden 72 22 20 16 – 14
8 7 Dean Hakes 60 8 13 14 14 11
9 X Lee Jones 56 13 12 13 10 8
10 375 Steve Sorby 44 11 10 11 6 6
11 881 Jason Hibbert 33 7 4 10 7 5
12 68 Albert Martindale 32 – 8 6 9 9
13 .74 Jake Thornton 29 12 9 8 – –
14 339 David Hopkins 28 4 6 3 8 7
15 46 Mitch Dickinson 28 10 5 5 5 3
16 57 Rian Warren 26 – – – 13 13
17 212 Andy Watkins 24 – – – 12 12
18 22 Paul Coward 21 – – – 11 10
19 35 Oliver Brunskill 21 9 11 1 – –
20 99 Tom Marsh 19 3 7 9 – –
21 14 Luke Howlett 11 – – 7 – 4
22 44 Nathan Cooper 8 6 2 – – –
23 688 Luke Story 7 – 3 4 – –
24 668 Luke Story 5 5 – – – –
25 1 Sammy Baston 4 2 – 2 – –
26 365 Richard Todd 2 1 1 – – –

Experts

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 10 Barry Turnbull 125 25 25 25 25 25
2 19 Dave Campbell 108 20 22 22 22 22
3 18 Michael Smith 98 22 20 18 20 18
4 232 Lance Marshall 77 18 14 9 16 20
5 427 Lee holland 70 – 16 20 18 16
6 31 Jonathan McBride 69 15 13 13 14 14
7 35 Jamie Bidulph 57 12 11 10 12 12
8 15 Lee Buck 51 14 12 12 13 –
9 91 Laurance Willshire 47 16 15 16 – –
10 772 Craig Reynolds 44 – – 14 15 15
11 66 Terry House 33 – 18 15 – –
12 23 Mark Connole 26 13 – – – 13
13 7 Ben Margetson 11 – – 11 – –

Pre 83 125

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 700 Paul Lippett 111 22 22 25 20 22
2 20 Jordan Hands 97 15 18 22 22 20
3 202 Kevin Juwell 94 20 20 18 18 18
4 125 Gary Benham 78 18 16 12 16 16
5 7 Paul Bauldwin 75 25 – – 25 25
6 11 Jake Hands 74 14 15 15 15 15
7 86 Mark Owens 71 13 14 16 14 14
8 81 Peter Powell 58 10 11 13 12 12
9 10 Ady Hoskins 51 11 – 14 13 13
10 101 Graham Cross 40 8 12 20 – –
11 88 Zac Todd 37 12 25 – – –
12 22 Scott Hands 29 16 13 – – –
13 18 Gary Champ 9 9 – – – –

Intermediate Twinshock

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 4 Alan Eaves 125 25 25 25 25 25
2 28 Sam Oliver 97 22 11 22 22 20
3 12 James Curtis 93 20 22 15 20 16
4 157 Matthew Bennett 72 16 13 18 16 9
5 361 Shaun Burrows 70 14 15 13 14 14
6 69 Matt Millson 68 18 20 – 18 12
7 94 Chris Anderton 66 15 18 20 – 13
8 7 Andy Steel 65 – 16 16 15 18
9 462 David Taylor 54 9 12 12 11 10
10 88 Darren Williams 41 13 14 14 – –
11 412 Dom Bratt 38 10 – – 13 15
12 34 Mitch Hughes 35 12 – – 12 11
13 46 Kyle Noble 22 – – – – 22
14 411 Kev Bratt 21 11 10 – – –

Over 60 

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 5 Martin Snape 118 25 25 25 18 25
2 21 Sammy Doble 102 18 20 20 22 22
3 4 Alan Hambridge 102 20 22 22 20 18
4 156 Graham challis 101 22 16 18 25 20
5 253 Andrew Savage 70 16 12 15 14 13
6 19 Rodger Dunford 68 14 15 13 12 14
7 157 Martin Savage 62 15 13 12 11 11
8 35 Chris Hall 60 – 18 16 10 16
9 106 Steve Mitton 41 – 14 14 13 –
10 111 Dave Mozley 31 – – – 16 15
11 60 Phil Roberts 15 – – – 15 –
12 23 Maurice Wharton 13 13 – – – –
13 88. Michael May 12 – – – – 12

Over 50

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 3 William Burgess 114 22 25 25 20 22
2 1 Pete Mathia 106 20 22 22 22 20
3 74 Alan Bott 88 18 20 20 18 12
4 279 Tim Sabine 82 15 18 18 16 15
5 66 Terry House 75 25 – – 25 25
6 62 Chris Woodward 73 14 15 15 13 16
7 2 Wayne Le Marquand 70 5 16 16 15 18
8 443 Andy Holland 58 16 – 14 14 14
9 171 Dave Fisher 57 8 13 13 10 13
10 136 John Bennett 57 11 11 12 12 11
11 58 Paul Mollett 51 9 10 11 11 10
12 45 Alan Hardy 50 10 12 10 9 9
13 10 Reg Beaumont 33 4 7 9 6 7
14 38 Gary Craddock 27 13 14 – – –
15 13 Robin Chadwick 25 2 6 8 4 5
16 41 Dave Moore 22 3 8 – 5 6
17 300 Andy Mills 21 1 9 – 7 4
18 88 Brendon Rowett 16 – – – 8 8
19 18 Andy Cleaver 12 12 – – – –
20 677 Rupert Copping 7 7 – – – –
21 69 Russell Townsend 6 6 – – – –

Vets

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 143. Rick Du-feu 125 25 25 25 25 25
2 739 Danny Blakley 108 20 22 22 22 22
3 124 Richard Chinn 100 22 20 20 18 20
4 72 Jono White 87 16 15 18 20 18
5 22 Paul Coward 74 15 18 15 12 14
6 777 Ewan Johnston 64 10 9 13 16 16
7 138 Paul Groom 63 14 12 10 14 13
8 86 Martin gregory 60 13 16 16 – 15
9 122 Steve Riley 56 8 13 11 15 9
10 50 Mike Allport 54 11 11 12 9 11
11 120 Rob Glynn 49 12 8 9 10 10
12 66 Joe Baston 46 18 14 14 – –
13 199 Thurlow Bone 38 9 10 8 11 –
14 129 Richard Evans 31 5 6 5 7 8
15 808 Steve Sharpels 26 3 5 7 6 5
16 113 Laurance Spence 25 – – – 13 12
17 74 Robin Yates 23 7 7 1 8 –
18 434 Paul Heaney 10 – – – 3 7
19 55 Ian Yeats 10 – – – 4 6
20 21 Mark Bowden 10 4 1 3 2 –
21 144′ Stephen Thornton 8 1 2 – 5 –
22 474 Chris May 7 – 3 – – 4
23 521 Colin Bland 7 – 4 – – 3
24 97 Ian Humpries 7 – – 4 1 2
25 94 Mark Burchall 7 – – 6 – 1
26 5 Ady Cowshall 6 6 – – – –
27 19 Mark Tilzey 4 2 – 2 – –

WME 250

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 116 Dean Warren 135 45 45 45
2 71 Paul Baldwin 119 42 42 35
3 468 Nick Payton 116 40 40 36
4 26 Thomas Graves 115 38 35 42
5 288 Jake Griffths 114 36 38 40
6 64 Craig Ruck 102 34 34 34
7 104 Jonathan Smith 99 33 33 33
8 164 Nigel Green 96 32 32 32
9 329 Jim shand 74 – 36 38
10 73 Simon Howlett 35 35 – –

WME 500

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 272 Jonathan Tapp 135 45 45 45
2 4 Nathan Smith 122 42 38 42
3 231 Scott Wilkinson 120 38 42 40
4 59 Jake Chainberlin 114 40 36 38
5 7 Robert Jones 111 35 40 36
6 66 John Gerrish 104 34 35 35
7 126 Keith Holiday 36 36 – –

WME 125

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 212 Zac Hackett 130 45 45 40
2 72 Sam russell 123 40 38 45
3 123 James Hudson 122 42 42 38
4 12 Nick Mauger 120 38 40 42
5 75 Nick Saunders 106 34 36 36
6 21 Dave Russell 106 36 35 35
7 44 Paul Mansell 101 33 34 34
8 86 Dave Frampton 35 35 – –
9 284 Dean Eggleton 32 32 – –