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GRT Impact KTM round out 2022 season at Landrake with two MXGB titles!

GRT Impact KTM round out 2022 season at Landrake with two MXGB titles!

It was the final round of the Revo ACU British Championship last weekend, at Landrake Moto Parc in Cornwall. Perfect track conditions for racing this weekend to round out the 2022 season.

Team GRT Impact KTM claimed a third title to their 2022 season in the form of 85BW rider, Billy Askew. An outstanding season from Billy in both the MX Nationals and the British Championship meant a 60 point lead heading into the final round at Landrake. With a 3-1 scorecard on Saturday, Askew headed into Sunday with a comfortable gap to secure the title. In race 3, Billy managed to bring home the title, before a win in Race 4 to round out his 2022 season in style.

An incredible season for Billy as he takes home both of the top 85cc Championships in Britain, aboard his GRT Impact KTM. Congrats once again, Billy!

In the Pro MX2 class, Jamie Carpenter rode strong all weekend to solidify his 2nd place in the Championship. Two good starts and consistent race pace allowed Jamie to pass multiple riders in Race 1, in order to cross the line in 2nd position. In Race 2, Jamie got off to another great start and was sat in 2nd for 15 minutes, until he pulled the trigger and passed for the lead. He rode strong from there out, holding off a challenge from Dylan Walsh to the finish line, to claim his second overall victory of the season at the British Championship. Jamie also took home 1st in the Expert MX2 Championship, that is scored within the Pro class. Another amazing achievement for Jamie and the team, and a great way to end the season on an even bigger high.

Ollie Colmer was back in action in the MXY1 class on his KTM 125 SX. He rode well all weekend, gaining three top 3 finishes in four races. Two 2nd place finishes on Sunday gave Colmer 2nd overall for the weekend, and also secured his 2nd place in the Championship standings. Congratulations to Ollie on his best season in the MXY1 class yet.

Our two 65 riders also fielded for their final Revo British Championship race of 2022. Both Teddy Merriman and Elliot Shawyer had strong weekends, finishing in their highest positions of the year overall. Teddy Merriman had a solid weekend, racing inside the top 10. A little better out the gate and he will be one of the contenders in the 65cc class for next year.

Young Elliot Shawyer had an excellent weekend, placing his highest finish and overall of the season, a 9th in Race 1 and 13th place overall showed that Elliot has a lot of potential to be a great rider, and currently being one of the youngest in the class, we can’t wait to see what the future holds for him.

Reflecting on an incredible 3rd season since inception, GRT Impact KTM would like to thank everyone involved of their efforts, whether that be sponsors, riders, friends and family, everyone plays a part to make GRT the team it has become today. Winning two youth titles and a Pro MX2 title in 2022 was something we could only dream of less than 3 years ago, so to grow and achieve as quickly as we have, could not be possible without the people around us.

Please keep up to date with us on our social media throughout the off season, as we will always be up to something! Now time to get our heads down and work towards setting new goals for 2023 and beyond.