This weekend the Bridgestone British Masters is back at Hawkstone Park for Round 5 of the 2019 series. This world-famous motocross circuit is highly popular with riders and spectators and will once again not disappoint this weekend as 360 riders are taking to the concrete start to battle it out over two-days of two-wheeled madness!
The Junior 65cc class sees Freddie Gardiner leading the way with 524 points. Charlie Richmond is not far behind with Brandon Buckley in third. This group has provided battles at every round with these three runners and Archie-Jay Girdham, Jamie Keith, Blake Ward-Clarke and Riley Ingram battling it out in every race. Freddie will be looking to extend his lead even further but we can guarantee Charlie will not be going down without a fight for that top spot.
Tyla Hooley took the overall at Whitby in the Small Wheel 85cc group and will be looking to claw back some valuable points from Mckenzie Marshall. But this round could be a crucial point in the championship for this group as only 1 point separates Tyla Hooley and Warren Clarke for second and third place.
Ike Carter still remains victorious in the MXY2 Youth class. Ike will be wearing the official Bridgestone British Masters GoPro this weekend to show everyone how to take on Hawkstone Park – this footage will be available for viewing after the event via the official Bridgestone British Masters Facebook Page. We can guarantee Kyle McNicholl and Kurt Griffiths will be charging Ike Carter down for the lead however ones to watch this weekend are Aaron Patstone and Jacob Russel who have been improving week in and week out.
The 125cc class is arguable one of the most competitive classes with a different leader in the championship after each round. It is Jordan Bachelor currently reigning victorious but Troy Willerton will be looking to pull back some extremely valuable points this weekend. Dylan Spencer, Chuck Davies, Patrick Jackson and Jude Morris are also ones to keep an eye on!
Gareth Artus took the maximum home from Whitby which has pulled him up to 8thin the championship. Gareth will be one to watch as he will be battling it out with Adam Day, Harry Bradley and Luke Houghton for the podium finish.
The Amateur MX2 class is a very quick group with Oliver Benton currently leading the way. Jack Rowland, Rory Jones ad Ben Burridge are ones to keep an eye on along with Mitchell Warhurst who was flying at Whitby.
The boys in the Pro MX1 / Pro MX2 group are guaranteed to put on a show. Jake Shipton managed to gain some points on Jake Millward after Millward had a disappointing second race at Whitby. Millward however is extremely quick in the sand and therefore will be looking to take on Shipton for the podium. However, these boys also need to contend with Elliott Banks-Browne, James Dunn, Luke Smith and Robbie Dowson for the podium as these boys are always in the top standings. As Taylor Hammal is sadly out of the championship due to injury, the door has opened for Martin Barr who currently leads the way for the Pro MX2 group. Ben Franklin has been extremely consistent this year and now sits in second place but Ashton Dickinson and Robert Yates are right on his tail.
Why not pop along to the world-famous Hawkstone Park circuit this weekend and watch some of the countries top riders battle it out. Spectators are welcome at a price of £10 per adult; £5 per child; £5 per senior citizen; and under 5’s are free. Camping is free of charge and entrance is permitted from 11:30am on Friday. A live band will be performing on Saturday evening with some rock n roll and blues music.
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Hawkstone Park Postcode: SY4 4NA
Order of Racing:Amateur MX2
Small Wheel 85cc
Big Wheel 85cc
Pro MX1 / Pro MX2 (Sunday only)
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