British Youth National Championship - 11 June 2018

British Youth and Under 21 Championships hit the halfway point in Cornwall

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The Judd KTM British Youth National Championship Powered by Parts Europe and the Steve Benton Transport British Under 21 Championship concludes an exciting weekend of racing in Fraddon, Cornwall (June nine and 10) for round three of each Championship, which have hit the season halfway point. Hayden Statt, Ashton Boughen, Bailey Johnston, Alfie Jones, Ike Carter, Aaron-Lee Hanson and James Mackrel took overall victory in each of their respective classes.
 
In the Auto category, the close battles provided us with great entertainment, as Hayden Statt took home the overall with an impressive 177 points. Judd Orange Brigade’s Archie Britton finished in second with Alfie Herron in third. Robbie Daly, Finley Pickering and Jake Webb rounded out the top six.
 
In the Junior 65cc class Ashton Boughen finished up with the overall thanks to his three wins from four starts over the weekend. Judd Orange Brigade rider Billy Askew was second on the podium and McKenzie Marshall in third. 1stCall Travel rider Shaun Mahoney finished up in fourth with Kalvin Kelly, who won his opening moto of the event, in fifth and Will Haddock in sixth.
 
In the Small Wheel 85cc class we saw some superb racing, especially between Bailey Johnston, Wal Beaney and Ollie Colmer. Johnston took the overall win with two moto victories, whilst Colmer took the runner-up spot with a consistently strong weekend. Wal Beaney ended the weekend in third, with Tyla Hooley, Ben Mustoe and Reece Ross clinching the remaining top six podium finishes.
 
The Big Wheel 85cc had a weekend of tremendous competition with lots of high-action passing and racing throughout the event. While points were close at the finish-line of the final moto, it was Alfie Jones taking the top step of the podium, with Charlie Heyman in second and Judd Orange Brigade rider Jack Grayshon just one point behind in third. Ethan Lane, Sam Atkinson and Buster Hart took fourth to sixth places.
 
Ike Carter walked away with the victory in the 125cc class after some strong battles with his competitors, especially Max Ingham, who went on to take the runner-up position. Drew Anderson was third, while Kyle McNicol, Preston Williams and Sam Nunn concluded the top six.
 
It was another battle-frenzy in the Open class where Judd Orange Brigade’s Aaron-Lee Hanson walked away with the victory after taking three out of the four wins. Finishing in second was George Simmutch and Harry Kimber took third. Fourth to sixth positions overall were Josh Greedy, Thomas Andrew and Thomas Townrow.

 
The Steve Benton Transport British Under 21 Championship class provided some fantastic racing this weekend. Taking all four moto wins in dominant style was HCR Racing Yamaha team rider James Mackrel. SR75 Suzuki rider Howard Wainwright finished up in second and with a four-point advantage over third-placed Rossi Beard. DSC Cornwall Kawasaki rider Jake Curtis-Stevens was fourth, while Oliver Benton and Joe Cadwallader finished fifth and sixth.
 
The SCOTT Sports MotoKing Holeshots winners this weekend were Finley Pickering, Ashton Boughen, Bailey Johnston, Alfie Jones, Kyle McNicol, Harry Kimber and Oliver Benton.
 
Next stop for the Judd KTM British Youth National Championship Powered by Parts Europe and the Steve Benton Transport British Under 21 Championship is on 14th& 15thJuly at the Duns circuit in Scotland.



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