Northchapel 13/03/2016 - (Article Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016)
13 march Northchapel report
The weather dawned bright and sunny for the first round of the Specialist Championships. Northchapel was in good nick despite the recent wet weather.
Paul Williams borrowed an 85 to win the 125 twostroke championship. from Ben Butler and John Herridge. George Hebden and Connor Disano battled for the win in the 250 2stroke Championship race with George always just having the edge. Joe Maguire was a comfortable third. Leigh Williams ran away with the 500 2stroke championship class from Gary Jeffery and Mel Leveret.
Robbie Penfold although still stiff from an injury controlled the Pre 15 scratch race, leaving Hannah Wimbourne to fend off the attentions of Simon Purcell. Joe Addison was the early leader in the Machine age handicap,until Robbie Penfold dived by on the third lap. Ben Butler grabbed third.
Cody Purcell made the most of his early start to take the shortened last leg from the fast closing Robbie Penfold and Justin Welchman.
David Bowden cruised to the Pre 05s championship scratch race, with Mark Skinner just holding off Dave Charrett . Mark Skinner charged away to the early lead in the machine age handicap, with Dave Charrett gnawing at his back wheel throughout. Dave finally got through in a last lap swoop. David Bowden who had been waiting for any mistakes by the front pair was third. Amanda Schmidt was first away in the ability handicap but Joe Salt took over on the second lap, going on to win from Mark Skinner and Dave Charrett
125 2STR 1.P.WILLIAMS 2.B.BUTLER 3.J.HERRIDGE 4.M.SKINNER 5.D.BAILEY 6.Z.DEACON
250 2STR 1.G.HEBDEN 2.C.DISANO 3.J.MAGUIRE 4.D.BOWDEN 5.J.ADDISON
500 2STR 1.L.WILLIAMS 2.G.JEFFERY 3.M.LEVERET
PRE 05S 1.M.SKINNER 2.D.CHARRETT 3.D.BOWDEN 4.J.SCANTLEBURY 5.A.SCHMIDT
PRE 15S 1.R.PENFOLD 2.J.ADDISON 3.C.PURCELL 4.J.KING 5.P.COPLING 6.J.WELCHMAN
Click on the Race Results below to view the tables...- A Group
- B Group
- C Group
- Pre 05s
- Pre 15s
- 250 Two Strokes