REPORT Pale Lane Mini Gp track Aug 21
A good turn out had a good days racing on the well prepared track, thanks to James King Unfortunately one rider crashed causing a long delay as his injury was very painful, making him difficult to move.
Steve Gesner put in his annual appearance winning the twenty minute 125 championship race. Ross Bundy was a distant second but well ahead of Brandon Hickman in third.
Connor Disano is absolutely flying this year, he took the 250 2stroke championship race by a distance from Shaun Wright and Alan Scott both fliers.
Ryan Gover won the 500 2stroke class by a country mile from Louis Close and David Mayo .
Barry Hannan scored a double by winning the scratch and machine age handicap of the Pre 15 class. But was handicapped down to an ninth place finish in the ability handicap, which dropped him to third overall, behind Gary Archer who had three seconds for the win and Mark Jordan whose last race win got him second overall on the tiebreak.
Dave Charrett paid one of his occasional visits up from the west country to clobber all opposition in the Pre 05s class, taking three wins.Championship leader Chris West consolidated his position with second overall from Steve Perry.
A group was fiercely fought but it didnít stop Dicky Watts getting his hat trick. Although Connor Disano and Brent Smith harassed him all day.
125 2STROKE 1.S.GESNER 2.R.BUNDY 3.B.HICKMAN 4.P.SCHMIDT 5.K.MATTINGLEY 6.R.HUSSEY
250 2STROKE 1.C.DISANO 2.S.WRIGHT 3.A.SCOTT 4.D.HOPKINS 5.G.ELLIOTT 6.W.THOMAS
500 2STROKE 1.R.GROVER 2.L.CLOSE 3.D.MAYO 4.M.LEVERETT 5.S.MILLER 6.G.JEFFERY
PRE 05S 1.D.CHARRETT 2.C.WEST 3.S.PERRY 4.A.SCHMIDT
PRE 15S 1.G.ARCHER 2.M.JORDAN 3.B.HANNAN 4.C.STARK 5.S.SEAMARK 6.G.NURSE
A GROUP 1.D.WATTS 2.C.DISANO 3.B.SMITH 4.R.GROVER 5.F.CROMONER 6.R.CARTER
B.GROUP 1.G.ELLIOTT 2.M.JORDAN 3.P.STRANGE 4.S.BURKE 5.C.STARK 6.K.FRANKLIN
C.GROUP 1.L.HUGHES 2.C.BOTTEGA 3.A.RUSCHEL 4.S.RUFFEL 5.J.SPEARING 6.J.FRAMPTON