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Dursley MX the next chapter! Dursley MX South West Challenge Shield Round 1 – Race Report & Results

by adminMay 3, 2018

Dursley MX had been affiliated to the AMCA from its start back in 1982. It was one of the most successful AMCA clubs and ran some of the best AMCA Championship rounds over the years holding 3 top class rounds in 2017 at Nympsfield, Minchinhampton and Frocester.

Images courtesy of Jo Miller

For 2018 Dursley MX made the switch to another organisation and are now proud to be a part of the up and coming Off Road Motorsports organisation (ORMS) which is looking to grow and expand in the southern areas over the coming years. Dursley are holding a 3 round mini series The Southwest Challenge Shield and its opening round was held on Sunday 29th April at the very popular Minchinhampton circuit .

The rain on Friday threatened to hamper the event, but it actually added to what was a brilliant event with over 200 riders from Autos to Vets the conditions were perfect and the racing was superb in all classes. The event was an exciting new venture for Dursley and it proved to be one which was worth it.

Chuck Davis

The opening race was the Youth class Adam Colley took to the front with Ross Millard and Harry Williams heading the rest of the charging pack, the trio led the race to the flag with Efan Loring and Lewis Parry finishing the top 5. Race 2 the trio of Colley, Millard and Williams again led the field from Lewis Parry and Dan Pearce. In Race 3 it was another another top 3 for Colley, Millard and Williams with Parry and Loring close behind.

The 85cc Big Wheel and Small Wheel combined were next out and the racing was again close at the front with Ethan Sills, Lorenzo Butelli, Billy Duke, Jak Taylor and Ben Mustoe battling hard for the top 5 in the opening race. Race 2 saw Sills take the win again with Butelli, Duke, Taylor and Kai Tucker taking the top 5.  Race 3 saw a battle between Sills and Duke with Sills taking the win, Butelli, Tucker and Taylor rounding up the top 5.

Roan Delaney

The 65cc class was a cracking class with some brilliant racing from the start. Ollie Bubb showed he was the rider to beat with 3 dominant wins with Gus Mustoe, Ashton Bubb, Malachi Stock, Rueben Alway and Ellis Milkins battling hard behind him.

The Auto riders were the next out and with the track now forming some long deep corner ruts they all rode fantastic on this demanding track.  This class was a mixed Small wheel and Big wheel class and the dominant rider was Olly Waters who won all 3 races, closely followed by the battling field of Luca Thatchell, Jenson Sterry, Louis Challenger, Donte Roden, Ryley Anderson and Charlie Mitchell who all had top 5 finishes on the day.

The it was onto the Adult classes and they continued to produce some fantastic racing. The 2 strokes took to the first race in brilliant style with a 3 way battle at the front with Chuck Davies, Brandon Benjamin and Josh Pitt. Pitt pulled the holeshot on his 250 and he stayed there for 4 laps until the charging Benjamin and Davies took control. Benjamin and Davies battle hard for 2 laps until the clutch let go on the 150 of Benjamin and Davies took control. Charging hard behind them were Luke Redstone and James Faulkner, with Jonathon Hoppner and Ross Jones having good solid rides. Race 2 again saw a close battle with Davies,Faulkner, Benjamin, Redstone and Pitt take the top 5. In Race 3 it was Davies and Benjamin having a brilliant battle and they pulled away from the chasing pack of Faulkner, Pitt and Redstone, Davies took the win.

Fin Miller

The next up were the Expert and Seniors combined and again this race did not disappoint the crowd. John May led from the start followed closely by Rob Johnson from Ieaun Harris, Brett Revell and Jordan Davies.  In Race 2 it was May from Harris, Johnson , from Troy Jones having a quality ride, and Davies.  In the third race it was May from the start, ahead of Harris, Jones, Davies and Tobias Bailey completing the top 5. Troy Jones rode well and improved with each ride.

The Vets took to the stage next and again the racing was hot. Christian Seldon took the race win after leading from the first lap with Rich Vincent, Sean Reynolds, Dean Warren and Dean Stutt taking the top 5 spots.  Race 2 saw Vincent as the early race leader, with Seldon taking over, chased by Reynolds. At the flag it was to be Reynolds, Seldom, Vincent, Warren and Stutt.  Race 3 saw a change of riders in the top 5 with Seldon taking the win from Warren, Stutt, Gary Henson and Mark Sterry.

Mitchell Benjamin

Rounding out the day was a packed Junior class and again this class produced some fantastic racing. In Race 1 it was Jovhan Jennings who rode a brilliant race coming through the pack from 27th on the first lap with Craig Davis, Daniel Selwood, Charlie Haskins and Wayne Meredith in the top 5. In Race 2 it was again Jennings, from Selwood, Davis, Meredith and Haskins. Race 3 was another win for Jennings, from Davis, Meredith, George Brazier with the pack chasing hard behind.

Dursley are holding the next round, at the popular Frocester circuit on 20th May, you can book in on Goracemx on https://www.goracemx.com/event.php?eid=1136 to secure your ride, The 3rd round will be held at Arlingham on June 17th.

John May

Results

Auto’s

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 55 OLLY WATERS 135 45 45 45
2 26 TYLER COOPER 131 45 45 41
3 35 STANLEY TAYLOR 129 41 43 45
4 16 LUCA TATCHELL 127 43 41 43
5 25 ZACH WHITE 127 43 41 43
6 136 JENSON STERRY 125 41 43 41
7 03 LOUIS CHALLENGER 117 39 39 39
8 10 CHARLIE MITCHELL 107 35 35 37
9 52 DONTE RODEN 106 37 34 35
10 14 GEORGE CLARKE 101 34 33 34
11 19 RYLEY ANDERSON 100 31 37 32
12 581 ARCHIE TRIMBY 97 32 32 33
13 99 XANDER ANDERSON 92 30 31 31
14 123 DYLAN PEARCE 63 33 30 –

Brandon Benjamin

65’s

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 44 OLLIE BUBB 135 45 45 45
2 163 GUS MUSTOE 125 41 43 41
3 100 ASHTON BUBB 123 39 41 43
4 6A MALACHI STOCK 115 37 39 39
5 12 REUBEN ALWAY 114 43 34 37
6 24 ELLIS MILKINS 106 35 37 34
7 137 LEWIS COUZENS 102 34 33 35
8 199 ALFIE TAYLOR 101 33 35 33
9 452 FINLEY MILLER 94 32 30 32
10 223 ELLIE ALLSOPP 92 31 31 30
11 22 HARLEY PRICKETT 91 30 32 29
12 70 JAYDEN MEREDITH 86 29 29 28
13 671 IVY COOPER 85 26 28 31
14 2 HARRY CAUDLE 81 27 27 27
15 10 REECE PHILLIPS 80 28 26 26
16 99 ALFIE HARPER 75 25 25 25
17 116 JAYDON HENLEY 72 24 24 24
18 37 JACK COUZENS 23 23 – –

Big Wheel 85’s
Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 30 ETHAN SILLS 135 45 45 45
2 9 LORENZO BUTELLI 127 43 43 41
3 5 BILLY DUKE 125 41 41 43
4 22 JAK TAYLOR 115 39 39 37
5 172 Kai Tucker 113 37 37 39
6 3 MAX BUTLER 105 35 35 35
7 4 TOM BUTLER 102 34 34 34
8 80 LOUIE SMITH 98 32 33 33
9 46 ALEX MCCALLUM 92 29 32 31
10 23 DYLAN HARDISTY 91 33 26 32
11 121 ELLIS BUBB 90 31 30 29
12 67 BROOK JENNER 88 30 31 27
13 24 KIERAN CALVER 83 28 29 26
14 70 EDWARD DEACON 81 26 27 28
15 21 NATE PARKIN 76 27 25 24
16 114 JOSH PENNY 74 25 24 25
17 666X MCKEION MEREDITH 70 24 23 23
18 27 beth emms 65 21 22 22
19 01 51 23 28 –
20 859 JASMINE SIKORSKI-PULLEN 22 22 – –

Small Wheel 85
Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 163 BEN MUSTOE 135 45 45 45
2 181 TYLER SMITH 129 43 43 43
3 78 ROAN DELANEY 121 41 41 39
4 69 LEWIS RODEN 119 39 39 41
5 X11 CONNOR HOWELLS 109 37 37 35
6 268 ALFIE STEVENSON 107 35 35 37
7 2 OLLIE RIGBY 102 34 34 34
8 275 JACK GREEN 95 32 30 33
9 5 SONNY NOBLE 93 29 32 32
10 118 ZACK LEWIS 92 33 28 31
11 100 JOE DYER 90 31 29 30
12 20 SID COOPER 89 30 31 28
13 44 ARCHIE TAYLOR 86 27 33 26
14 07 FREDDIE STRACHAN 83 28 26 29
15 175 ARTHUR BENNETT 54 – 27 27

Youth
Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 148 Adam Colley 135 45 45 45
2 56 ROSS MILLARD 129 43 43 43
3 176 HARRY WILLIAMS 123 41 41 41
4 124 LEWIS PARRY 115 37 39 39
5 921 EFAN LORING 111 39 35 37
6 888 DAN PEARCE PEARCE 103 33 37 33
7 177 KAI FORD 100 35 34 31
8 161 BRENT HARRIS 99 32 33 34
9 46 STANLEY NOBLE 93 31 32 30
10 22 Tom Cumber 88 26 30 32
11 7 KIERAN ELDRIDGE 88 28 31 29
12 64 TOMMY STONE 84 29 28 27
13 466 Darren Roberts 82 25 29 28
14 32 KYLE SHEPPARD 80 27 27 26
15 4 JACK LOVERIDGE 79 30 25 24
16 27 OLLIE CUMBER 73 24 26 23
17 44 Luke Cumber 72 23 24 25
18 101 SAM DYER 69 34 – 35
19 100 JOSH BLAKE 45 22 23 –

Adult Junior

Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 16X JOHVAN JENNINGS 135 45 45 45
2 10 CRAIG DAVIS 127 43 41 43
3 666 WAYNE MEREDITH 117 37 39 41
4 91 GEORGE BRAZIER 106 34 33 39
5 128 BENGI GREY 98 32 32 34
6 44 MATTHEW WEBB 93 27 31 35
7 171 KIERAN PAYNE 91 30 34 27
8 2 TOM EDWARDS 85 24 28 33
9 71 RICKY WILLIAMS 85 29 26 30
10 28 DANIEL SELWOOD 84 41 43 –
11 420 JOE WELLS 84 26 27 31
12 x11 CHRIS MILLER 83 42 18 23
13 77 TOM CHICK 79 22 25 32
14 92 CHARLIE HASKINS 76 39 37 –
15 54 PHIL SMITH 75 25 22 28
16 11 EDDIE DEGAN 70 35 35 –
17 02 68 18 21 29
18 42 ?? ??? 66 – 29 37
19 56 KYLE WARD 61 16 20 25
20 78 ARRON POWELL 56 14 16 26
21 53 MIKE SEALEY 56 17 15 24
22 48A TIM BENNETT 54 19 17 18
23 127 ASHTON COLEMAN 52 28 24 –
24 192 PHIL WHITE 48 12 14 22
25 69 RICKIE ESPOSITO 47 13 13 21
26 59 GRAHAM WILLIAMS-WARD 46 23 23 –
27 18 DANIEL SHEARN 43 31 12 –
28 581 DAVID TRIMBY 40 11 9 20
29 267 ASHLEY CREWS 38 8 11 19
30 399 BEN DAVEY 38 20 18 –
31 929 MARTIN EDGINGTON 33 33 – –
32 16 GEORGE MARSHALL 30 – 30 –
33 23 ANDY MILES 25 15 10 –
34 62 JAKE BROWN 18 10 8 –
35 10A JOHN PHILLIPS 16 9 7 –

Adult Experts
Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 35 JOHN MAY 135 45 45 45
2 79 IEUAN HARRIS 127 41 43 43
3 616 TROY JONES 115 35 39 41
4 289 JORDAN DAVIS 113 37 37 39
5 279 TOBIAS BAILEY 106 34 35 37
6 703 MATT TREEN 100 31 34 35
7 74 LEWIS MARSHALL 100 33 33 34
8 526 JORDAN WATTS 90 30 28 32
9 702 ADAM TREEN 89 27 29 33
10 141 ROY JOHNSTONE 84 43 41 –
11 120 BRETT REVELL 71 39 32 –
12 38 RICKY SEALEY 63 32 31 –
13 11 LIAM DEEGAN 59 29 30 –
14 471 CORRIE ROBERTS 54 28 26 –
15 99 DANIEL BRAZIL 53 26 27 –
16 91 DANIEL TIMBRELL – – – –

Adult Seniors
Pos Competitor Total Points r 1 r 2 r 3
1 69 RYAN PHILLIPS 127 45 37 45
2 558 CHARLIE COX 127 43 45 39
3 64 MEL WILLIAMS 121 39 39 43
4 4 BILLY SAUNDERS 121 37 43 41
5 923 JAK FORD 107 35 35 37
6 14 RYAN THOMAS 103 34 34 35
7 816 FREDDIE LENIHAN 93 31 30 32
8 5 BRADLEY WHITE 92 32 29 31
9 456 KURT PUGSLEY 91 29 28 34
10 33 JAMES DAY 82 41 41 –
11 101 LIAM WOOLFORD 66 33 33 –
12 262 PAUL WARD 65 – 32 33
13 19 GRAHAM BLAKE 57 30 27 –
14 77 JASON WEYMAN 31 – 31 –
15 65 STEVE JAMES 26 – 26 –