On sunday 18th March Cornwall schoolboy scramble club held its fourth round of the club championship,At the wainhouse corner track.
Overnight rain made practice slippery,But as the day went on became perfect conditions.
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Out first were seniors to race.
With title leader Josh Taylor away,It ment the field was wide open for the other competitors.And with the wainhouse corner track suiting smaller 2 strokes,This made for fast racing.
Out for the first holeshot was Maynes Ktm Dean Symons with Jack Gribble and Jack Blackburn on toe.
Lap two Gribble pulls to the front as the fast charging Husky rider Dan Furse,On his local track is side lined with a foul plug.As Kieran Fogarty strong as ever in fourth. At the flag Symons wins.As Gribble takes a fall putting him down to sixth place.Race two saw Dean Symons out front again with Gribble on toe.
Jack Blackburn well down the field as the race progressed,Gribble and Dean pull on the others.With Symons 125 on full chat.As Kieran Fogarty has his hands filled with Daniel Furse all over him with his new plug in the husqvarna.Meanwhile Alistair Gwennap,Jack Conway Baker,Sean Semmens battle for top six places.Chequard flag flys For Dean keeping the 125 in front of Gribble. Kieran Fogarty secures third as Furze in fourth.Last race of the day saw Dean secure a Holeshot hattrick with Kieran Fogarty behind.Gribble Blackburn and Furze all in contention,several places changed hands but at the flag Gribble gets a well deserved win. Dean Symons was second and taking the overall honours of the day.
The Little racers of 65 and auto raced together owing to a small entry with other events happening in the county.
Making a show on his 65 he will be racing the red bull series. Tyler Rowe blasted to 3 race wins giving him the overall on the day.
Whilst Newly upgraded rider Lewis Wiltshire had a good race with Bradley Taylor both having a second and third place.So all to race for in race three,With Taylor getting second overall with Wiltshire in third.Adam Treen secured fourth place with a gritting performance.
Autos were dominated by British auto champ Louie Kessel in a class of his own taking three race wins and battling most of the junior riders.Connor Jago put the No 45 machine into second place with two seconds and one third.As Thomas Higman put in a strong ride to seccure third place overall.
The big wheel and small wheel 85cc riders raced together.
It was time for the red plate riders to show there skills against the green ones and they did not dissapoint. With Jake Curtis Stevens taking the holeshot in race one and pulling little Aiden williams in hot pursuit.Joe Eiffert was first of the big wheel riders.A Furiouse battle commenced with Jake And Aiden with Nither given an inch. The spectators stood on tip toe to keep an eye on thepair as they traded places several times but it was Jake who took the first race win for small wheel Aiden a close second place and not to far behind was Todd Sawyer showing a strong ride for third place.Alfie Crocker, Thomas Andrews,Dan Roberts rounded out the top six in the big wheel.Joe Eiffert was on top form and posted his first race win,as the ever improving Zac Hudson who was nearly flat landing the table top every lap got the better of also kawasaki mounted Connor Libby,For second and third respectively.Race Two saw similar results in small wheel but this time it was Aiden that got the better of Jake whilst Sawyer was consistant in third place.Whilst Matt Treen upt his game to take fourth place. And little Brandon Baker solid as ever on the rm in seventh place.
As race two for the big wheel,Joe took the top honours again.With Zac second,But this time leffy Oliver Winn stormed home in third place whilst Euan Dunbar on the CRF150 kept the Snappier honda 85 of Jack Freeman at bay.Claiming fifth and sixth places.
Race three in small wheel and big wheel stayed the same in the top 3 rankings.
Small Wheel Jake Curtis Stevens took the overall on the day.Aiden a very strong second place.And as befor Todd takes third.
In Big wheel Joe put the no2 maching into first overall in a dominating ride.With Zac Hudson second.Oliver winn securing third spot after several clashes With fourth place Connor Libby.With Jack Freeman in only his second race making top six place.
Amx and open also raced together.
Holeshots was orange all the way with Darren Toy putting his KTM 2 stroke out front three times for the open group making three race wins.As Alex Hockey done the same for the amx group taking three race wins on his ktm also.
In the Open group Rob Jago Secured second overall with some stylish riding on the 450 kawasaki.With Gary macarthy securing third place.
As in the Amx division Mark Lanceley got the better of the 2011 amx champion Mark Calcutt to get second place overall.With Mark keeping his championship on track with three thirds.
The club would like to thank Roger Torpe for a well prepared track,all those who helped or rode for making an enjoyable event.And hope to see you all at fraddon moto park on april 14th and 15th where you will not need to bring a marshall as its also round two of the devon and cornwall cup on sunday.
1ST ALEX HOCKEY
2ND MARK LANCELEY
3RD MARK CALCUTT
1ST DARREN TOY
2ND ROBERT JAGO
3RD BARRY MCARTHY
1ST DEAN SYMONS
2ND JACK GRIBBLE
3RD JACK BLACKBURN
1ST JOE EIFFERT
2ND ZAC HUDSON
3RD OLIVER WINN
1ST JAKE CURTIS STEVENS
2ND AIDAN WILLIAMS
3RD TODD SAWYER
1ST TYLER ROWE
2ND BRADLEY TAYLOR
3RD LEWIS WILTSHIRE
1ST LOUIE KESSEL
2ND CONNOR JAGO
3RD THOMAS HIGMAN
Written By: Mervyn Vernon
Photos By: Mervyn Vernon