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British Youth Championship - 23 April 2019
Jude Morris talks 125cc season in the Judd KTM British Youth Championship
One rider looking to impress this year in the Official British 125cc Championship at the Judd KTM British Youth Championship is Jude Morris. The Gibson Tyres supported rider made a good start to his British Championship season with ending round one at Culham with 9thin the British 125cc standings and 6thin the British Rookie 125cc standings.
With the second round of the Judd KTM British Youth Championship taking place this weekend (27th& 28thApril) at Pontrilas near Hereford. We caught up with Jude to find out a bit more about his 2018 season and also the 2019 season with it being his first year in the British Championship scene.
Can you tell us a bit about your 2018 season and what made you make the decision to compete at the Official British Youth Motocross Championship?
“My 2018 season was looking good but unfortunately I broke my collarbone on the last lap of qualifying at a national event after qualifying 3rd, however after that I came back to have a couple of podiums throughout the season.”
This year is your first season in the British Youth Motocross Championship. Can you tell us why you chose to compete this season?
“I chose to race the British Youth Championship because it is the best Championship to compete in for youth motocross. It has the fastest riders in the country and some of the best tracks to ride at.”
Looking back to Culham where you had a strong opening round. Can you tell us how it went for you?
“Round one went okay, I had some good results but unfortunately a DNF in one race due to a bike problem which cost me big but other than that I was happy with my riding and I hope to build on it at Round two.”
We head to Pontrilas this weekend for the second round. What are your thoughts ahead of the weekend and also what are your plans for the second stop of the British Championship?
“I am looking forward to Pontrilas, I have never raced there before but I have heard it’s a good track so hopefully I can have some good races. I have no plans for Pontrilas just as long as I ride like I know I can I will be happy. I would like to build on my position from round one."
If you would like to see Jude take on the British 125cc Championship then make sure your at Pontrilas near Hereford this weekend.
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