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British Youth Championship - 12 August 2019
125cc rider Buster Hart talks ahead of Desertmartin
Buster Hart has been competing in the Judd KTM British Youth Championship for a few years now and currently sits fifth within the Official ACU British 125cc Championship as the Championship heads to Desertmartin in Northern Ireland this weekend (August 17thand 18th).
Buster recently competed for Team GB in Trentino, Italy for the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship where the team finished 3rdout of 32 countries.
We caught up with Buster ahead of the fourth round this weekend.
We are now heading into the final half of the 2019 season. How has the season gone so far for you? Has there been any highlight moments?
Buster Hart: “This season was always going to be tough. Rookie season is always a learning one, but we have had some great riding and overall, it’s been an awesome year so far. The big highlight for me this year is getting picked to represent team GB in Italy a few weeks ago.”
At the last round you had a strong weekend at Fatcats for the third stop of the Official British Youth Motocross Championship. How was it for you? Can you talk us through the weekend for you?
Buster Hart: “Fatcats was a mediocre weekend. My first race on the new bike with a lot of changes. It was good but could have been a lot better.”
Your currently fifth in the British Open Championship heading into round four with 53 points off fourth place rider James Smith. How does it feel being within the top five riders in the UK in the 125cc class?
Buster Hart: “It’s a pretty good feeling but I know I can definitely improve my positions.”
We now head to Desertmartin on August 17th & 18th for the fourth round. Desertmartin is known as one of the best tracks in Europe. What are your thoughts on the circuit, and can you tell us a bit about your plans and goals for the weekend?
Buster Hart: “It’s an awesome track one of my favourites for sure. My goals are to get good starts and get on the box.”
Can you tell us what you get up to in between meetings in regards to training and bike time?
Buster Hart: “A lot of effort goes into it during the week with gym training and riding on the bike.”
Finally, what would you say to a rider who is looking to come up?
Buster Hart: “Definitely believe and hope you can do it. Put the work in and push yourself. If you want it bad enough you will get there.”
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