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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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Molsom storms ahead in the standings after first win of the season

Spalding speedster Andy Molsom has taken over at the top of the Super-Graduates driver standings after bagging his first win of the Caterham Graduates Racing Club season. Molsom roared to glory at Donington Park, shattering the current lap record for his class in the process, as he replaced Toby Briant at the top of the championship. Molsom yet again qualified ...

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G&S Kawasaki trio bidding to build on Donington Park shows as Clarke misses out

The three G&S Racing Kawasaki riders head north of the border to Knockhill for the next round of their respective championships this weekend. Tom Fisher and Sammy Coventry enjoyed some strong results for the Wyberton team in their Superstock 1000 championship round at Donington Park, when they were riding as part of the support programme to the World Superbike championship ...

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Spalding speedster Liam back in business with winning treble at Cadwell Park

Race ace Liam Warren firmly erased the memory of an early-season crash by roaring to a hat-trick of race wins at Cadwell Park. Spalding speedster Warren, who races a Triumph 675 bike with Thunder Sport GB in the 600 Pre-national Sportsman class, won every race he finished at the Louth circuit. Warren arrived at Cadwell in tenth place in the ...

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Trio finish strongly at Donington Park to give G&S Racing a timely boost

A string of positive results at Donington Park over the weekend has breathed life into G&S Racing Kawasaki’s stuttering season. The meeting, which was held as part of the support programme to the World Superbike Championship on Sunday, saw young Dutchman Jorel Boerboom make his debut for the Wyberton-based team. Having been racing in the Motostar championship, Boerboom felt this ...

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Nasty qualifying crash ends Clarke’s chances of a strong Donington Park showing

A nasty crash in qualifying wrecked Aaron Clarke’s hopes of a points finish at Donington Park last weekend. Kirton rider Clarke was representing draperRACING at Donington Park in the latest round of the Superstock 600 – which was one of the support classes to the World Superbike Championship round on Sunday. But he was unfortunate to crash during qualifying on ...

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Kirton’s Clarke chasing more points in front of a big Donington Park crowd

Another points finish is the aim for Aaron Clarke as draperRACING heads back to Donington Park for the next round of the Superstock 600 championship this weekend. The latest trip to the Leicestershire circuit is part of the support package to the World Superbike championship. Kirton racer Clarke has been going well so far this year and, having recorded an ...

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Flying Dutchman Jorel set for G&S Racing bow after replacing Luxton

G&S Racing Kawasaki team have a new face in their ranks as they travel to Donington Park for the next round of the Superstock 1000 and 600 championships this weekend. With Ben Luxton parting company with the Wyberton team, he is replaced in the stock 600 class by young Dutchman Jorel Boerboom – who will make his debut aboard the ...

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Speedy Spalding racer Molsom bags a solid brace of second places at Pembrey

Spalding racer Andy Molsom picked up a pair of second places and clocked the fastest lap in his class at Pembrey to stay second in the Caterham Graduates Racing Club championship. Bright and sunny weather greeted Molsom in South Wales for what was the second race meeting of the new season. Race one was on the traditional Pembrey layout, while ...

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Snapped cable denies Spalding Grammar School racers a final berth

The Spalding Grammar School trio of William Smalley, Finley Sargent and Jack Duffy were denied a trip to the national final of the British Schools Karting Championship when a throttle cable snapped during one of their heats. The boys qualified for the event having won their local final at Nottingham by a handsome margin over Boston Automotive – allowing them ...

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Weather halts G&S Kawasaki’s progress at Oulton Park as trio all fail to finish

It was a bad day at the office for the G&S Racing Kawasaki team as the weather put paid to the racing for all three of their riders at Oulton Park over the weekend. Qualifying had gone well for the two Superstock 1000 riders, Sammy Coventry and Tom Fisher – but come race day it had been raining and, although ...

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Clarke shrugs off arm pump to claim solid eighth spot at Oulton

Aaron Clarke picked up a strong eighth place in the Superstock 600 race at Oulton Park over the weekend. Despite again suffering from arm pump during qualifying – which slowed him down a little – the Kirton racer was raring to go in his race, which took place in difficult conditions on a drying track. The draperRACING ace started from ...

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Unlucky Kirton racer Clarke crashes out from sixth at Brands Hatch

Aaron Clarke was unlucky to fall from his Yamaha while holding a strong sixth place at Brands Hatch over the weekend. Kirton racer Clarke was still suffering from the arm pump he encountered in the last round – but after a visit to the physio to have his arm strapped up he felt much better. He completed his qualifying in ...

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