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Wheeler deal’s out… Acerbis Amateur Nationals Round 2 – Race Report & Results
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Wheeler deal’s out… Acerbis Amateur Nationals Round 2 – Race Report & Results

by adminApril 17, 2018

Whereas some National Motocross Championships have just gotten going the Acerbis Amateur Nationals roared into the second round of their series at the excellent Brampton circuit in Cumbria.

Images courtesy of Matthew Rudd Photography

With Friday night rain and a newly laid track the soft ground meant huge ruts, and a challenging and character building weekend for the riders, but luckily the weather stayed dry on race days, which meant for another action filled weekend of racing.

Dylan Spencer drew first blood in the 125cc 2 Stroke class taking the race one victory but the remainder of the weekend belonged to Jasper Uphill who powered to 4 straight victories which earned him the overall, with Spencer in second and Stu Owen third.  These top three are also duking it out for the series title with Spencer holding the lead after two rounds.

In the 250 2 Stroke class Ryan Maclean looked imperious at the head of the field and piled in another 200 point stash and continues his unbeaten run from round one.  Jake Preston had to settle for second best on each occasion behind Maclean which also netted him 2nd overall with Brad Wheeler in third and Olly Jones who lies 2nd in the championships in 4th.

Billy Wynn raced to three race wins on his way to the Junior Open win ahead of series leader Ross Neville in 2nd and Steven Sobey in third.

With some of the Ladies racers away in Switzerland representing Team GB at the IMBA Championships, some different name’s on the podium were expected but the name of Enduro starlet Jane Daniels was not, and she showed that she has both the speed and the stamina to mix it with the best and took all 5 race victories to storm to the overall. Tanisha Thomas made up for low scoring first ride with four second place finishes to come 2nd overall ahead of Ellie Sleigholme in 3rd.

It was a Brian Wheeler masterclass in the Over 40 Vets as he rolled back the years with a classy maximum five wins from five.  Danny Blakeley rode well with four second place finishes but was beaten to the number 2 spot in the final race by Richard Collins who was third overall behind Blakeley in second.

Rob Prosser opened his Vets Over 50’s account with three race wins, but by the end of the weekend the upper hand had swung to Chris Brown who pulled off wins in the final two races.  Prosser’s early form was enough to give him the overall, with Brown second and Lee Davies in third.

The MX1 class is as varied and open as they come with no less than 4 different race winners over the weekend.  Taking two of those victories was Ed Briscoe and it was those banked points that earned him the overall, although he had to sweat on it as he finished down the order in the 5th and final moto.  James Lassu was awarded for his consistency, as although he failed to take the chequers throughout the weekend, his steady points haul was enough to give him second overall and the series points lead.  Lewis Meadows gunned for glory in race 2 and bagged the win which helped him gain third overall.  Aaron McCarroll rode better as the weekend got on winning race three, with another two good moto’s on Sunday, but a poor start to the weekend saw him in seventh, whilst the final race win of the weekend went to Kyle Lane, which bodes well for him going into the third round of the series.

It all came down to the final moto in the MX2 class and it was Denny Repson who pulled out the stops and won it and the overall after tieing on points with Scott Hamilton who finished 2nd. Kieran Gregory made sure of the third spot on the podium by consistently being in the top 4 all weekend.

The series moves to the legendary Hawkstone Park in Shropshire for the third round of the championships on the 6th and 7th May. Head to https://www.facebook.com/AcerbisNationals/ for more information.

Results

125 2 Stroke

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 511 JASPER UPHILL 198 38 40 40 40 40
2 54 DYLAN SPENCER 186 40 38 34 36 38
3 703 STU OWEN 182 36 36 38 38 34
4 82 SAM DONNON 166 28 34 36 32 36
5 292 ASH HARLAND 154 32 32 24 34 32
6 331 ALAN PEARCE 147 30 29 32 28 28
7 98 MARSHALL SMITH 135 27 30 30 19 29
8 603 TIM GARDHAM 128 26 27 28 29 18
9 155 SAMMY BERESFORD 120 34 26 – 30 30
10 22 CALLUM WARDMAN 116 21 22 22 25 26
11 601 STEVE GARDHAM 115 24 13 27 26 25
12 725 JAMES CAMWELL 115 20 24 25 27 19
13 132 BEN THOMPSON 112 25 25 15 24 23
14 111 RICHIE ROBERTS* 109 18 21 26 22 22
15 300 ALEX NEEDHAM 105 22 20 18 18 27
16 33 RIAN WARREN 95 14 28 29 – 24
17 10 BEN HUNTER 93 23 17 21 21 11
18 50 CHAZ NICOALS 86 15 16 23 12 20
19 301 JAMIE NEEDHAM 86 17 18 19 16 16
20 77 RYAN MANLEY 75 19 12 13 17 14
21 501 JAMIE COX 74 16 15 16 14 13
22 771 GREGOR CAMPBELL 70 11 19 20 20 –
23 161 LEWIS PETFIELD 65 13 8 14 15 15
24 144 JACK MARSHALL 65 29 23 – 13 –
25 84 HARRY BAKER 62 – 10 12 23 17
26 701 LEWIS DAVISON 56 12 11 10 11 12
27 257 MARK DALBY 28 10 9 9 – –
28 11 JACK CAMWELL 21 – – – – 21
29 X292 CRAIG KIDD 17 – – 17 – –
30 114 LOUIS SMITH 16 8 – 8 – –
31 292X CRAIG KIDD 14 – 14 – – –
32 4 CALLUM WALSH 11 – – 11 – –
33 1 JAKE SHARKEY 10 – – – – 10
34 404 MATTHEW TAYLOR 9 9 – – – –

250 2 Stroke

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 293 RYAN MACLEAN 200 40 40 40 40 40
2 957 JAKE PRESTON 190 38 38 38 38 38
3 20 BRAD WHEELER 178 34 36 36 36 36
4 15 OLLY JONES 164 32 34 34 34 30
5 36. MATT MOFFAT 156 36 32 22 32 34
6 99 CODY LING 153 30 30 32 29 32
7 2 DANNY SHEPPAED 142 29 28 26 30 29
8 52 RICHARD MCDERMOTT 140 28 29 29 27 27
9 51 CURTIS DIXON 130 23 23 30 28 26
10 115 JASON MARTIN* 129 26 25 27 23 28
11 14 MICHAEL SMITH* 123 24 24 24 26 25
12 280 STUART BORTHWICK 123 25 26 25 24 23
13 32 FRASER GARDINER 121 27 27 18 25 24
14 772 CRAIG REYNOLDS 112 21 22 28 19 22
15 451 ALAN MORTON 104 22 21 21 22 18
16 11 CARL HOWS 92 19 18 19 17 19
17 279 TOBY BAILEY 85 – 20 23 21 21
18 96 KYLY NOBLE 84 17 17 17 16 17
19 133 BEN JAMES 77 20 19 – 18 20
20 36 RYAN THORPE 74 18 – 20 20 16

Junior Open

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 99X BILLY WYNN 190 40 40 36 40 34
2 55 ROSS NEVILLE 175 38 34 40 27 36
3 375 STEVEN SOBEY 164 32 38 34 28 32
4 613 NEIL GRIFFTHIS 163 36 36 19 32 40
5 215 WAYNE CURRIE 142 15 25 38 34 30
6 110 GAVIN SHAW 135 26 30 27 23 29
7 290 MATT READMAN 116 12 27 30 26 21
8 28 CARL ROBSON 114 30 12 26 38 8
9 36 CURTIS WRIGHT 112 20 29 21 14 28
10 226 LUKE PRICE 112 24 19 32 17 20
11 324 RICHARD EVANS 110 25 22 20 20 23
12 118 KEVIN BROWN 109 29 28 1 29 22
13 40 OLLIE RUTTER 107 16 32 22 11 26
14 99 AIDEN CARNEY 105 22 23 18 15 27
15 105 JORDAN TOLAND 102 – – 28 36 38
16 251 OLIVER LEE 102 10 20 25 22 25
17 06 HAYDEN STEVENS 102 19 – 29 30 24
18 4 AIDEN MURPHY 96 18 24 17 19 18
19 364 ROSS HEPBURN 91 13 18 24 21 15
20 3 LEIGH BAUM 85 23 21 10 18 13
21 711 ADAM FIGGINS 83 21 13 16 16 17
22 227 JACK GOTTS 83 34 9 15 25 –
23 165 ROS FEGAN 66 – – 23 24 19
24 525 JAKE BASHFORD 66 14 17 14 10 11
25 86 MIKE MARRIOT 61 17 16 11 5 12
26 141 SAM AUST 60 27 26 7 – –
27 7 BEN PROSSER 59 2 15 13 13 16
28 728 NICK CARBURY 55 7 10 12 12 14
29 22 STEVE RILEY 48 28 14 6 – –
30 129 REECE WILKINSON 43 9 6 9 9 10
31 77 JASON WAYMAN 31 3 8 5 6 9
32 157 MATTHEW BENNETT 26 6 7 4 3 6
33 212 TOM BERRY 24 5 5 3 4 7
34 410 PAUL SHUTE 22 11 11 – – –
35 461 SEB BASHFORD 16 – – 8 8 –
36 42 TAYLOR MISSLEBROOK 13 4 3 – 1 5
37 69 KIERON JOHNSON 10 – 1 2 7 –
38 815 PIERS STANLEY 8 8 – – – –
39 139 STEFFAN SEEGAR 7 1 4 – 2 –
40 174 JASON BRICE 2 – 2 – – –

Vets
Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 1 BRIAN WHEELER 200 40 40 40 40 40
2 739 DANNY BLAKELEY 188 38 38 38 38 36
3 212 RICHARD COLLINS 182 36 36 36 36 38
4 13 GLEN BIXBY 164 34 30 34 32 34
5 22 PAUL COWARD 153 29 34 30 28 32
6 734 PAUL DROGAN 151 32 32 23 34 30
7 66 JOE BASTON 146 26 29 32 30 29
8 777 EWAN JOHNSTON 134 30 27 24 27 26
9 141 EWAN PORTER 128 24 21 29 26 28
10 4 MARK HAWKINS 127 27 25 26 22 27
11 55 ROSS BAULD 122 23 28 28 20 23
12 288 ATHONY MISSELBROOK 118 22 23 25 23 25
13 131 NIGEL SMORFITT 106 19 22 22 19 24
14 15 LEE BUCK 103 25 26 27 25 –
15 8 MIKE JOHNSTONE 95 18 18 19 18 22
16 251 JAMIE MENZIES 95 17 20 20 17 21
17 10 ADRIAN CLATWORTHY 86 16 17 18 15 20
18 183 NEIL PRINGLE 82 21 19 21 21 –
19 42 GEOFF WHARTON 44 20 24 – – –
20 11 GRANT HAKING 29 – – – 29 –
21 40 NEIL FORT 24 – – – 24 –
22 109 CHRIS DAINTY 16 – – – 16 –
23 884 SHAUN WILLIAMS – – – – – –

Ladies
Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 96 JANE DANIELS 200 40 40 40 40 40
2 21 TANISHA THOMAS 180 28 38 38 38 38
3 99 ELLY SLEIGHOLME 169 38 36 36 29 30
4 191 KADY MOORE 161 36 34 32 30 29
5 321 CHLOE MacDONALD 160 34 30 30 32 34
6 126 CHARLOTTE SNOWDEN 143 30 29 28 28 28
7 46 MELANIE GRIFFTH 106 – – 34 36 36
8 362 STACEY HENDERSON 93 32 32 29 – –
9 490 MOLLY WERNHAM 66 – – – 34 32

Vets Over 50
Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 65 ROB PROSSER 196 40 40 40 38 38
2 971 CHRIS BROWN 194 38 38 38 40 40
3 8 LEE DAVIES 172 36 36 32 36 32
4 208 ROB LEWIS 167 29 34 36 32 36
5 452 SIMON BRACEY 156 27 32 34 29 34
6 251 ALAN MORTON 147 32 28 29 28 30
7 48 STEVE HUMPHRIES 134 34 21 26 26 27
8 69 IAN WILSON 127 25 25 18 30 29
9 49 ADRIAN LEWIS 121 – 29 30 34 28
10 178 DAVE CLAYBORN 119 24 20 24 25 26
11 63 STEPEHN HOWES 117 20 23 27 23 24
12 329 JIM SHAND 113 28 30 28 27 –
13 11 JOHN CARD 112 19 27 23 24 19
14 351 NEIL GRAHAM 110 30 18 20 19 23
15 157 JASON ALLEN 108 21 26 22 17 22
16 114 IAN SAYER 105 23 22 25 20 15
17 20 SIMON STOCKHAM 98 17 19 21 16 25
18 3 BRUCE GARSIDE 89 26 14 17 18 14
19 67 PHILL MATTHEWS 84 18 24 – 21 21
20 221 COLIN BERRY 84 22 15 16 13 18
21 241 NICK BAUM 77 16 – 19 22 20
22 78 KEVIN McCARTHY 77 14 16 15 15 17
23 7X PAUL MINIHANE 76 15 17 14 14 16
24 34 GRAHAM WATSON 63 12 13 13 12 13
25 56. EDDIE BASNETT BRISCOE 37 13 12 12 – –

MX1

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 56 EDWARD BRISCOE 179 40 36 36 40 27
2 2 JAMES LASSU 174 36 34 38 32 34
3 315 LEWIS MEADOWS 168 32 40 29 29 38
4 144 STEPEHN WADE 168 30 38 34 34 32
5 161 ANDY WILSON 159 34 27 32 36 30
6 40 KYLE LANE 153 26 30 30 27 40
7 311 AARON McCARROLL 152 10 28 40 38 36
8 27 SHANE TOLSON 147 38 32 25 28 24
9 68 JOSH BENTLEY 144 29 29 27 30 29
10 237 BEN RICE 128 28 25 26 21 28
11 93 KIERON MULLOY 112 24 18 18 26 26
12 313 DANNY TOWNSEND 107 16 24 28 17 22
13 134 JAMIE DIXON 105 27 7 24 22 25
14 10 PETER HAMLETT 103 18 21 16 25 23
15 28 JAMES GOODALL 100 21 23 21 18 17
16 143 CALLUM BIRCHER 98 20 22 20 16 20
17 103 TOM CARD 97 23 16 19 20 19
18 126 JASON MOORE 96 25 19 17 19 16
19 26 JAY LEWIS 92 19 17 23 15 18
20 931 RYAN DAVIN 87 22 26 – 24 15
21 710 ALAN SMITH 73 17 20 22 – 14
22 537 SEAN KELLY 69 14 15 15 13 12
23 301 LEWIS HOWLAND 66 15 11 13 14 13
24 25 BEN WALSH 63 13 14 14 11 11
25 309 GARY MARMION 50 8 12 8 12 10
26 44 JOSH OATES 46 9 8 11 9 9
27 40X JAMIE FORT 44 – – – 23 21
28 461 CHAD PROSSER 42 7 13 12 10 –
29 716 CHRIS PEATY 35 6 5 9 8 7
30 29 KIERRON GENGE 31 – 6 10 7 8
31 614 JOE WALKLETT 22 12 10 – – –
32 279 TOBY BAILEY 20 11 9 – – –

MX2

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3 r 4 r 5
1 448 DENNY RAPSON* 194 38 40 36 40 40
2 110 SCOTT HAMILTON 194 40 38 40 38 38
3 69 KEIRON GREGORY 180 36 36 38 36 34
4 47 ROB AINLEY 162 32 30 34 34 32
5 372 MICHELL MEADOWS 161 34 29 30 32 36
6 51 JED STOCKHAM 154 30 32 32 30 30
7 616 TROY JONES 136 29 34 22 27 24
8 771 TOBY LIGHTBOWN 129 27 27 21 28 26
9 323 ADAM PIERCE 128 28 26 25 22 27
10 10 JAMES EAST 118 19 25 29 16 29
11 153 JACK HENRY 115 26 28 28 26 7
12 214 JONTY CRUDACE 105 10 22 27 21 25
13 72 LUCAS BRUCE 104 22 18 18 24 22
14 62 BRADLEY LE FEUVRE 103 18 15 24 25 21
15 919 BRODIE ROGERS 102 15 21 26 17 23
16 95 ARRAN MURPHY 102 21 20 23 23 15
17 242 JOSEPH DENT 90 24 – 9 29 28
18 32 CLATON HOGG 87 14 24 16 14 19
19 X448 HARLEY BOWLER 82 11 16 19 20 16
20 15 BAILEY TODD 79 17 9 14 19 20
21 56 STUART PARKER 74 12 17 20 13 12
22 143 TAYLOR BASTON 70 16 19 15 7 13
23 326 JAMES WILKINSON 68 8 13 12 18 17
24 578 JARDAN HEARN 66 9 23 5 11 18
25 220 SAM HAMER 60 13 12 10 15 10
26 151 HARRY HEMMINGS 54 7 14 13 12 8
27 277 NATHAN THOMAS 45 4 5 17 8 11
28 6 GEORGE McCONNELL 42 6 10 7 10 9
29 14 CALLUM HIRST 41 2 11 8 6 14
30 25 THOMAS SHUTLER 31 25 – 6 – –
31 X25 MARK LOWTHER 28 5 7 11 – 5
32 114 LIAM LAWTON 24 3 6 – 9 6
33 81 ROBBIE SAVILLE 23 23 – – – –
34 244 KIAN TOWNSEND 20 20 – – – –
35 201 SEB BASHFORD 8 – 8 – – –