CLUB NEWS: A busy weekend for the Stars

A busy weekend for the Norwich Stars started at Ipswich’s Whitton Sports Centre where 9 riders took part in the 2nd British Youth & Junior League regional round which also counted as the 2nd round of the South-East Grand Prix series. The Norwich results are listed below:

Under 10’s: Frank Spauls won the A Final
Under 12’s: Will Blackmore (A) and Zachary Eastwood (B) were 4th in their respective finals
Under 14’s: Shaun Kell won the A Final after having the tapes pulled down in front of him on the warm-up
Under 18’s: Tom Blackmore was the only Under 18 present so he won the A Final by default
Senior: Jamie Medler was 2nd in C Final

Over 40’s: Paddy Wenn won the A Final, Rory Freeman was runner-up in the B Final and Steve Copping was 3rd in the B Final

Girls: Josie Kell was 3rd in the A Final despite picking up a knee injury when falling in the 1st staging of the final

The following day saw Great Blakenham make the trip to Eaton Park for South-East League matches. The Youth League match opened proceedings and saw Norwich take victory by 79 points to 31 despite being a rider short. All 5 riders were undefeated by a Great Blakenham rider with Stanley Budds scoring 18+2, Will 17+3, Zachary 15+1, Shaun 15+1 and Frank 14+2.

In the Division 1 match Norwich went down to a 3 point defeat by 81 points to 78. Lee Grange top scored with 15 points whilst Shaun & Jamie added 13 points each. Paddy scored 11, Ben Loombe 10, McKenzie Loombe 5 and Gary Colby 3

Tom was the top scorer in the Division 2 match which the Stars won by 75 points to 51. McKenzie scored 14, Ben 12, Rory 11, Paddy 10, Jamie 10, Gary 2 and Dave Blackmore 1

Having been postponed the previous week due to a heavy downpour of rain just before the start the first round of the Norfolk Grand Prix for Under 16, Girls & Seniors at Harford Park once again fell victim to the weather on Wednesday 11th May. This event will be re-staged at a later date

Training takes place most Tuesday evenings at Eaton Park from 6.15pm