Motorsport

Clarke crashes from tenth at Oulton Park after impressive charge up the field

Aaron Clarke crashed out from a promising tenth place in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 race at Oulton Park. The Kirton racer, representing draperRACING, endured a slow to start this weekend as in the first free practice session he had no feel for the bike. Major changes were made to the set-up and his lap times improved a lot in ...

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Clarke happy with Silverstone show as he bags two championship points

Kirton racer Aaron Clarke collected two Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship points after a 14th-place finish at Silverstone over the weekend. The draperRACING rider coped really well in free practice in the wet conditions, although qualifying was done in the dry on Saturday – resulting in him completing the session in 15th place to bag a place on the fifth ...

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Five points for Kirton racer Clarke despite suffering arm pump at Cadwell Park

Aaron Clarke collected five Pirelli National Superstock 600 championship points at Cadwell Park on Sunday – but was left feeling it could have been more. Kirton rider Clarke was running well during free practice and qualifying and began his race from the fourth row. He got away to a good start and was up to eighth on the first of ...

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South Holland’s Hoggard shows plenty of promise despite F4 collisions

Talented Weston Hills teenager Johnathan Hoggard showed plenty more promise in the British F4 Championship at Knockhill – but was left with little to show for his efforts. Buoyed by securing a first-ever point in the championship at the previous round, Hoggard looked set to repeat the trick for his Fortec Motorsports team before a series of collisions relegated him ...

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Race aces Clarke and Fisher head to Cadwell Park gunning for points

Aaron Clarke is hoping to recapture the form he showed at Cadwell Park last year as the Pirelli National Superstock 600 heads to Louth this weekend. Kirton racer Clarke recorded a stellar seventh place at his home circuit for draperRACING last season – and, having shown a real improvement in recent rounds, he’s bidding to at last match that this ...

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Spalding speedster Molsom still in title picture after Zandvoort podiums

Andy Molsom remains in the hunt for Caterham Super-Graduates Championship glory after putting in two strong showings at Zandvoort. Spalding speedster Molsom finished second in round ten at the Holland track, before storming to victory in round 11 to go 12 points clear at the top of the driver standings. However, taking into account dropping the three worst results, he ...

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Van Leuven makes welcome G&S return but Fisher misses out on the points

The G&S Racing Kawasaki team was joined by Kevin Van Leuven at weekend for a one-off ride in the British Supersport Championship race at Thruxton. The Dutchman rode to a brace of 17th places, while Tom Fisher had an eventful two races in the Stock 1000 to finish both outside of the points. Fisher rode well during the qualifying session ...

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Kirton racer Clarke has to settle for 17th place at Thruxton

Kirton racer Aaron Clarke was forced to settle for 17th place at Thruxton over the weekend. Qualifying in the Superstock 600 race was a fiasco as the riders only completed four laps before the rain began to fall. Although Clarke returned to the pits for a change to wet tyres, the session was soon red flagged and he was unable ...

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‘Remarkable’ Weston Hills race ace Hoggard bags first F4 point

Teenage talent Johnathan Hoggard scored his first-ever point in the British F4 Championship after a stunning performance at Snetterton last weekend. Technical problems dogged the Weston Hills ace for much of the weekend, but he still managed a tenth-placed finish in the final race to secure a precious championship point. Friday’s practice session highlighted that Hoggard was straight on the ...

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Duo Clarke and Fisher have the need for speed at Thruxton this weekend

Aaron Clarke makes the trip to Thruxton this weekend for round seven of the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship. Thruxton is one of the fastest circuits on the race calendar – and Kirton ace really likes the Hampshire circuit. He will be looking for a good race result within the top ten to boost his points tally which should move ...

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Late drama denies Kirton speedster Clarke top ten finish at Brands Hatch

A nasty ‘tank-slapper’ denied Aaron Clarke what looked like being a top ten finish in the Superstock 600 race at Brands Hatch over the weekend. Kirton racer Clarke had guided his draperRACING machine from 21st to tenth at the Kent circuit, before disaster struck with just two laps remaining. The tank-slapper, which means Clarke’s front forks violently slapped back and ...

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American ace Brandon bags Brands Hatch points on his G&S Kawasaki debut

Young American rider Brandon Paasch joined the G&S Racing Kawasaki team to ride at Brands Hatch in the Superstock 600 championship round on Sunday – and instantly clicked with the Kawasaki to record a fine 14th place. Tom Fisher also rode well through some electrical problems in the Stock 1000 class to record two strong results for the Wyberton team ...

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Race ace Molsom maintains championship advantage despite qualifying nightmare

Spalding’s Andy Molsom overcame a nightmare qualifying to keep his Caterham Graduates Super Championship lead intact. Molsom was plagued by car problems in the build-up to rounds eight and nine at Croft in North Yorkshire and started the races from the back of the grid. However, the Spalding optometrist still stormed to victory in Sunday’s second race to remain in ...

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Warren’s on the charge for title honours

Spalding’s Liam Warren has moved closer to honours in the Thundersport GB pre-national 600 series.   Warren is up to third in the championship after the latest round at Mallory Park and is now hoping to maintain his momentum in the quest for honours.   He said: “I feel we have a good chance to keep this momentum going and ...

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Clarke’s lapping up his return to action

Kirton’s Aaron Clarke was satisfied to improve his lap times as he returned to the racing fold at Snetterton at the weekend.   After missing the Knockhill round because of bike problems, the draperRACING team member was 10th in the Superstock 600 race and was invited to ride in the British Supersport race on Sunday where he finished in 12th ...

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Clarke’s ready to make racing return

Kirton’s Aaron Clarke is expected to return to action at Snetterton this the weekend.   Clarke was forced to sit out the last championship race at Knockhill, but his return will see the draperRACING team getting back to full strength.   Following his high speed bike crash at Donington in practice for his last race, Clarke’s Yamaha was all but ...

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Puncture forces ‘Best of British’ Team Holbeach to settle for seventh at Rally van Wervik

A final stage puncture ensured P & R Plant Hire Rally Team Holbeach had to settle for seventh overall at the Rally van Wervik in Belgium. There were 135 starters and a very high class of entries at the event – including two from the M Sport Team Ford works Team who were using the event as preparation for the ...

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G&S Kawasaki duo miss out on the points at Knockhill despite promising showings

The two Wyberton-based G&S Racing Kawasaki Superstock 1000 riders were unable to register any points at Knockhill over the weekend. Sammy Coventry was 18th in race one at the Scottish track and was running inside the points in the second encounter before crashing on lap 15, while Tom Fisher completed the races in 20th and 18th. Fisher began his first ...

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Holbeach-based Superstox star TJ seals stellar second place

Holbeach lad TJ Holden has enjoyed more success on the superstox scene. Having recently won the East Anglian Championship (for superstox), race ace Holden was the runner-up in the British Championship. His sponsors, World Car Parts of Whaplode, were there on the day to hand out the trophies. His family and supporters would like to wish him the very best ...

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Sponsorship needed to help Weston Hills ace Johnathan begin his road to F1

If teenage sensation Johnathan Hoggard has his way, South Holland will have a driver on the Formula One (F1) grid inside the next five years. Hoggard, of Weston Hills, is being tipped for the very top by racing experts after a string of sensational showings in Formula4 (F4) testing. The 16-year-old has been offered a drive with the renowned Fortec ...

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