Scott Ogden level on points with third place rider

Scott Ogden level on points with third place rider

It was another positive weekend for Barnsley’s Wilson Racing Moto3 team in the Hel Performance British Motostar standard class championship. Not only has Scott Ogden now got 72 points, which puts him level with the rider in third, he got the standard class lap record in race two. The team have also secured some sponsorship from Dijon Home and Flooring. The fourth round took place at the Scottish circuit of Knockhill. The 1.3 mile track had been resurfaced and was bathed in glorious sunshine throughout the weekend. Motostar Knockhill 2018 Free practice There were the usual two free practice sessions on Friday. The fastest times were set in the second session after the riders had provided feedback as to the feel of the new surface. Charlie Atkins clocked the fifth fastest time a 55.243 just ahead of team mate Scott Ogden. Jack Hart was racing at his local track and was inside the top ten. Jake Clark was suffering from illness so did...
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Wilson Racing return to action at Knockhill

Wilson Racing return to action at Knockhill

It’s now two months since the last round of the Hel Performance British Motostar championship but it feels a lot longer. Round three is at the Scottish circuit of Knockhill in Fife, the local track of Wilson Racing’s Jack Hart. During the break in the Motostar championship Jack was one of three Wilson Racing riders busy in the British Talent Cup. Jack said, “I made a big jump with the bike getting my best results in the championship so far.” The young Scot has also spent time training. Firstly, on his CRF with Rory Skinner and then a long weekend at the circuit de Ribera. Unfortunately, some unseasonal weather meant he didn’t get much track time in Spain. Jack has also been working hard at the gym and now school is finished he is happy to report he should have even more time for bikes. Jake Clark also went to the Spanish circuit where he received some training from Circuimoto. Athletic Performance Training have continued...
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A Cook double and Atkins best finish of the season

A Cook double and Atkins best finish of the season

A cool wind met the riders of the Hel Performance Motostar British Championship at Knockhill on Friday. The 1.3 mile circuit with its famous left-hand blind corner known as Duffus Dip was hosting round four of the Moto3 championship. Max Cook went into the weekend having won all five of the championship races this year. However, this track proved less straightforward for the 14-year-old. At the end of the twenty minute session he was third quickest in the standard class. After a six week gap between races team-mate Charlie Atkins struggled to find his rhythm early on and finished in seventh place. In the afternoon there was light rain at the circuit in Fife. The second free practice session saw most riders opting for safety, and clearly lap times didn’t improve. The Saturday was a quiet day for the Moto3 riders, with just the qualifying session, as both races were held on the Sunday. Max Cook managed to drop his lap time further...
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