Elvetham 15/11/2015 - (Article Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015)
REPORT ELVETHAM 15 NOV 2015
After torrential rain all day Saturday riders were amazed how well the modified Elvetham Main Track ran. After a very slippery practice it settled down nicely. Unfortunately loss of light caused us to cut out the last block.
Going into this final double points round of the Dave Kent Over 40s championship, Brendon Mcdonagh and Brent Williams were level on points at the top of the table, with Leigh Williams close up in third.Brent Williams took full advantage of brother Leigh Williams absence to win the scratch race from Darcy Roberts and Brendon McDonagh. Brendon Mcdonagh led the opening three laps of the age handicap from Brent. But Brent was on fire and nipped by mid race to take the chequered flag,and due to the last leg not being run the championship. Darcy Roberts barrelled through to claim third on the day.
Ian mills took both Falcon Shock Pre 85s championship legs from Rob Alderton thanks to team mate Andy Davies barrel becoming parted from its base. The double points took Ian from second place to the championship win. As they say it ainít over until the fat exhaust stops barking.
Occasional rider Mark Dunning came out and showed the regulars the way home in the Hambridge Homes Over 50s scratch race. Even West Country express Dave Charrett the championship leader t was left in the station as Keith Mattingley steamed into second place.ahead of him. Dave Charrett had four laps chuntering ahead in the age handicap before Mark Dunning recovered from his fourth place take off, to pass John Bunting, Cliff Stark and then Dave Charrett two laps from home for the win. Cliff Stark was third this time.
Harry Hinson took the opening A group race from David Cohen and Matthew Joyce. Harry Hinson again was the front runner in the second leg, but this time he was under severe pressure from late comer Tony Saunders. Who with a superb last lap pass grabbed the win.Mark Morris improved this time to third.
DAVE KENT OVER 40S 1.B.WILLIMS 2.B.MCDONAGH 3.D.ROBERTS 4.L.YOUNG 5.J.THORPE 6.G.TILLS
HAMBRIDGE HOMES OVER 50S 1.M.DUNNING 2.D.CHARRETT 3.K.MATTINGLEY 4.C.STARK 5.J.BUNTING 6.G.JEFFERY
FALCON SHOCKS OVER 40S PRE 85S 1.I.MILLS 2.R.ALDERTON
A.GROUP 1.H.HINSON 2.M.MORRIS 3.D.COHEN 4.M.JOYCE 5.S.CHEESEMAN 6.B.ROGERS
B.GROUP 1.P.BERRY 2.C.WHEELER 3.J.CULLEM 4.S.MILES 5.M.GATHERCOLE 6.M.GOOD
C.GROUP 1.L.WILKINSON 2.L.DODSON 3.J.LARKIN 4.L.COX 5.S.NOYE 6.C.SMITH
Click on the Race Results below to view the tables...- B Group
- Over 50s
- Over 40s
- Over 40sPre85s
- A Group