Local riders Paul Groombridge and Will Dorsett were among the winners when Thetford MTB opened their winter racing series on a new course based at the St Helen’s picnic area across the river from Santon Downham.
Thetford Town suffered a 5-1 defeat at the hands of a rampant Wroxham team which demonstrated the gap in quality and resources of the teams likely to be in the promotion mix at the end of the season and the rest of the division.
The summer heatwave may have abated, but the British Touring Car Championship action at Snetterton was typically scorching with Matt Neal taking the double points 60th Anniversary finale while Tom Ingram stole the series lead.
After two warm days of practice and qualifying, the weather turned a little cooler for the fourth round of the British Superbike Championship at Snetterton yesterday – but on the track the action was red hot with Leon Haslam roaring to a brace of victories to extend his series lead.
Leon Haslam made the most of the superb conditions at Snetterton on Friday to put his JG Speedfit Kawasaki at the top of the timing screens after the opening two practice sessions for this weekend’s round of the British Superbike Championship.
Less than three seconds separated the podium places in the Fun Cup race at Snetterton, after four hours of hard-fought racing, with the series leaders team of Zoe Wenham, Guy Wenham and Ryan Burke coming out on top.
A combination of safety cars and penalties for the opposition allowed the Lee Mowle and Yelmer Buurman Mercedes AMG GT3 to win the previous round of the British GT Championship having started from last place on the grid.