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Luke soars like a Hawk

Luke soars like a Hawk

THE second round of the Moggstar ACU BYMX championship arrived to glorious sunshine at the neat, sandy circuit at Mildenhall, Suffolk, for the CJSC clubs first National Youth event since hosting the BYMX team event back in 2006. Hard work all weekend by all the track staff and officials made for some fantastic racing, and the smiling ladies in the results cabin made everyone’s weekend, never losing the smiles.

In the Junior 65cc class it was a battle between Jack Wilson, Ben Green and Ryan Snaith to see who was going to come out tops. Wilson took two race wins on Saturday to take the advantage into Sundays races, and this he did taking race three in style after passing Ben Green two laps from the end. But Green was having none of it and he took the lead in race four, battling with Ryan Snaith and Robert Yates before taking the win, Wilson coming home fourth. When the results were totted-up though it was Wilson who took the overall victory with three wins and the fourth, with Green second and Snaith third. A win and a second place on Saturday saw Jordan Godwin take the lead on day one in the Small-wheel 85cc class, ahead of Ben Howell who had a bad first race. Howell then hit back taking race two with Callan Cooper and Michael Eccles also in contention.
Day two dawned and it was again the same two riders who took a win each, but because of a last race win Godwin pipped the overall from Howell with Cooper claiming third, and Eccles fourth from Robert Davidson and Liam Knight.
There was drama in the Big-wheel 85cc class during race one which had to be stopped after six laps when unfortunate Scott Aldridge lost control coming into a corner and jumped the fence ,and spectators, ending in a visit to hospital for young Scott. However, with no spectators injured and the spectators moved from the area the race was awarded and it was Luke Hawkins who claimed his first of four maximum wins of the weekend. It was a great performance from the young Honda rider. Second place overall went to Ryan Houghton with Rob Muscat claiming third.
Daniel Hutchinson had a nightmare weekend after arriving leading the championship, and after a second place in race one his CDI unit fell of the bike in race two and low places in races three and four meant he eventually came home tenth overall, losing ground in the title hunt.
The Open class saw Scott Elderfield take race one with ease aboard the spare bike of Swift Suzuki of Elliott Banks-Brown, and it looked like on that form he would take all three races. However, with talent like Joe Gregory, Dave Games, Edward Allingham and the rest of the boys hard on his heels it was not going to be that easy.
Allingham stalled his bike in the first corner in race one, but came back to take a race two win, Elderfield with a bad start down in eighth. Race three and Elderfield hit the front with Gregory and Lewis Abbott hard on his heels, then with only a few laps to the finish Elderfield’s bike expired and Gregory went on to take the win with Vytautus Bucas taking second ahead of Drew Goudy.
With the scores added-up at the end of the weekend Gregory claimed the overall and the lead in the championship ahead of James Hutchinson who had rode steady races all weekend to take second, with fast Scot Sean McDonald claiming an impressive third.

MOGGSTAR BYMX YOUTH MOTOCROSS
CHAMPIONSHIP
Rd 2 – Mildenhall, Suffolk (Cambridge Junior SC)
YOUTH OPEN
 1 Joe Gregory     42    + 42    + 45     = 129
 2 James Hutchinson     40    + 38    + 31    = 109
 3 Sean McDonald     32    + 40    + 36    = 108
 4 Lewis King     35    + 34    + 38    = 107
 5 Tommy Fenwick     33    + 31    + 35    = 99
 6 Edward Allingham       9    + 45    + 33    = 87
 7 Will Worden     30    + 30    + 27    = 87
 8 Lewis Trickett     23    + 32    + 28    = 83
 9 Jack Rowland     24    + 27    + 29    = 80
10 Connor Walkley     25    + 29    + 26    = 80
BIG-WHEEL 85cc
 1 Luke Hawkins     45    + 45    + 45    + 45    = 180
 2 Ryan Houghton     38    + 40    + 42    + 36    = 156
 3 Rob Muscat     32    + 34    + 35    + 40    = 141
 4 Bradley Pocock     35    + 36    + 27    + 38    = 136
 5 Jamie McCanney     40    + 42    + 19    + 33    = 134
 6 Paul Coates     31    + 29    + 29    + 32    = 121
 7 Jake Millward     26    + 30    + 34    + 30    = 120
 8 Luke Dean     20    + 35    + 38    + 27    = 120
 9 Jake Page     34    + 38    + 0    + 42    = 114
10 Daniel Hutchinson     42    + 0    + 36    + 35    = 113
SMALL-WHEEL 85cc
 1 Jordan Godwin     45    + 42    + 45    + 42    = 174
 2 Ben Howell     33    + 45    + 42    + 45    = 165
 3 Callan Cooper     42    + 36    + 38    + 34    = 150
 4 Michael Eccles     30    + 40    + 40    + 38    = 148
 5 Robert Davidson     35    + 38    + 33    + 36    = 142
 6 Liam Knight     31    + 32    + 34    + 40    = 137
 7 Connor Clark     26    + 33    + 36    + 32    = 127
 8 Rickie Rodderick     34    + 35    + 29    + 26    = 124
 9 Sam Winterburn     29    + 34    + 30    + 28    = 121
10 Danny Stalker     32    + 18    + 31    + 29    = 110
JUNIOR 65cc
 1 Jack Wilson    45    + 45    + 45    + 38    = 173
 2 Ben Green    33    + 42    + 42    + 45    = 162
 3 Ryan Snaith    36    + 36    + 34    + 42    = 148
 4 Casey Connolly     42    + 40    + 28    + 33    = 143
 5 Jason Meara     40    + 32    + 33    + 34    = 139
 6 Ryan Johnson     34    + 35    + 38    + 31    = 138
 7 Alfie Bowtell     32    + 34    + 36    + 32    = 134
 8 Greg Hyett     29    + 30    + 35    + 30    = 124
 9 Kenny Ryalls     27    + 23    + 40    + 26    = 116
10 Robert Yates     35    + 33    + 4    + 40    = 112
Next Round: May 24/ 25 – Brampton, Cumbria.

For full pictures see T+MX NEWS, Friday, May 2, 2008