Fenton Seabright moves up to Moto3 Junior World Championship

Fenton Seabright moves up to Moto3 Junior World Championship

Fenton Seabright has become another rider from Wilson Racing to move on to the Moto3 Junior World Championship and all at Wilson Racing wish him well. From the round at Albacete he has moved up to Moto3 JWC and joins other riders that have passed through the Wilson Racing team; Max Cook, Scott Ogden and Jack Hart. This means that Wilson Racing will not be competing at the last two rounds of CEV. We are now busy preparing for a structure that could offer the teams riders the possibility of stepping from British Talent Cup to CEV championships within the same set up. More details on that over the coming months....
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More points in Jerez

More points in Jerez

Fenton Seabright , who rides for Barnsley’s Wilson Racing, had two points scoring finishes in the extremely competitive European Talent Cup series in Jerez, Spain. The standard Moto3 series is seen as a breeding ground for future MotoGP talent with Wilson Racing one of just two British teams competing in the series. Qualifying After a couple of very positive free practice days qualifying took place on Saturday. With nearly 60 riders the format is to split the riders into two groups. Jerez 2019 Fenton Seabright was out in the first group at around nine on Saturday morning. The track temperature was still cool. He recorded a 1:51.020 which put him sixth. Unfortunately, Seabright miscalculated the time left at the end of the session. This meant he made a late pit stop for fresh rubber but he was unable to make the best use of it. Despite that he had set a good time and the team knew there could be more to come in Q2. The second session was very early in the afternoon. It is often the...
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Wilson Racing just outside the top 20 in European Talent Cup Aragon

Wilson Racing just outside the top 20 in European Talent Cup Aragon

Moto3 Wilson Racing team from Barnsley were competing at the MotorLand circuit in Aragon last weekend. The local Moto3 team compete in the European Talent Cup (ETC). Jack Hart finished just outside the top twenty in the first European Talent Cup race and then 25th in race two. Seabright suffered some technical issues which meant he didn’t qualify for the main races. Forced to compete in the series 2 race for those outside the qualifying time Seabright left with some consolation as he took a comfortable win. Fenton and Jack Aragon 2019 - Photo: Anthony Davis There were two qualifying sessions on Saturday and the riders were split into two groups due to the number of entries. Jack Hart managed 17th in his morning session. Despite the increased track temperature making it harder to improve on lap times in Q2 Hart cut six-tenths off his lap time to end 16th quickest. With the two qualifying groups combines he would line up 35th on the grid. Fenton Seabright had a technical issue in Q1 and finished 22nd. The...
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MotorLand Aragon preview

MotorLand Aragon preview

The 13 and 14 July will see round four of the European Talent Cup take place at the MotorLand circuit Aragon. There will be two races over the weekend. The circuit is known for its famous wall that forms the dramatic backdrop for many a photo of the competitors as they complete the 5.078 kilometres (3.155 mile) track. The two Wilson Racing riders will have to negotiate 7 left hand corners and 10 right and then quickly get up to speed down the main straight that is just under a kilometre in length. The track varies in elevation by 50 metres during the lap and features the reverse corkscrew between turns eight and nine. The official lap record for the European Talent Cup class is 2:03.909 which was set by Fermin Aldeguer in 2018, although Manuel Gonzalez was 0.435 seconds quicker with his qualifying lap the same year when he took pole position. Last year Jose Rueda and David Muñoz shared the race victories, with the rest of the podium positions shared between Victor Rodriguez, Xavier Artigas, David Salvador...
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Tough assignment in Barcelona

Tough assignment in Barcelona

Barnsley Moto3 team were out in Barcelona last weekend for the third round of the European Talent Cup. It was a tough weekend for both Fenton Seabright and Jack Hart. Seabright managed to finish in the points with 15th place whilst Jack Hart crossed the line in 33rd spot. Qualifying Fenton Seabright finished 11th overall in qualifying group A. In the first session the team struggled a bit with bike set-up with it being the first time at this circuit. Seabright finished 12th overall. In the second session he initially was up against it running low down the order. However, after some further adjustments he managed a lap of 1:53.935 for fifth in Q2. Only a handful of riders improved in the hotter conditions and this time put him 11th in the combined standings for group A. Jack Hart took part in the Group B qualifying sessions. He set a 1:55.314 in Q1 which meant he was 18th overall. Hart also struggled to...
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Heart break for Jack but Fenton collects valuable points.

Heart break for Jack but Fenton collects valuable points.

Photo: Rocio Hellin Cano From the rain soaked circuit of Estoril the European Talent Cup moved to sunny Valencia for round two. Wilson Racing, the Moto3 team from Barnsley, suffered mixed fortunes over the weekend. Jack Hart showed fantastic pace but crashed out of both races, the first whilst leading. Seabright suffered a harsh grid penalty of 12 places but managed to comeback and score points in both races. Qualifying With 62 riders attempting to make the 38 rider grid qualifying was split into two groups. Jack Hart continued the form that saw him stand on the podium in the recent British Talent Cup event as he finished third in his group. Fenton Seabright also set a good lap time ending his two qualifying sessions in seventh overall. Unfortunately for the runner up in race one at Estoril, he was sanctioned with a 12 place grid penalty. The penalty related to the finish line crash he had with Spanish rider Ivan Ortola that saw the Britain hit the asphalt just after the line. Ortola, for his part,...
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Wilson Racing announce 2019 European line up

Wilson Racing announce 2019 European line up

Wilson Racing, the Barnsley based Moto3 racing team, has announced that it will be competing in the extremely competitive European Talent Cup with two riders in 2019. Scottish rider Jack Hart moves across from the British Motostar championship and will compete with the new Wilson Racing rider Fenton Seabright. Team owners Gary Wilson and Nikki Cartwright are keen to take on this huge challenge in the very competitive standard Moto3 class of the FIM CEV Repsol series. Riders from all over the world compete on standard Honda NSF250R Moto3 machines. Hart and Seabright will get to race on famous GP circuits like Jerez, Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia and Motorland in Aragon. In 2018 Jack Hart competed in the Motostar series. The 14-year-old already has experience of the European Talent Cup competition, having raced in the championship in 2017 and competed again as a wildcard at the final round last year. Hart finished last year with a superb fourth in the British...
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