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Hot action on a hot day at Blaxhall motocross

PUBLISHED: 11:00 11 July 2018 | UPDATED: 11:00 11 July 2018

On one wheel at Blaxhall, Shaun Southgate

On one wheel at Blaxhall, Shaun Southgate

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Sunday saw the Woodbridge & DMCC play hosts to nearly 200 riders at Blaxhall for their third motocross event of the season in blistering heat.

It was the 85cc out on track first.

Sam Nunn flies through the air at Blaxhall Photo: RICK BLYTHSam Nunn flies through the air at Blaxhall Photo: RICK BLYTH

The battle at the front saw National riders Wal Beaney, Harvey Cashmore and Thomas Harris all pushing for the race win. As the race went on Beaney, pulled away from the chasing pair on his Small Wheel bike. Beaney took the win by nearly 10 seconds over Harvey Cashmore and Thomas Harris.

The second 85cc race saw Beaney make another good start and lead from the first corner until the flag.

In the Allcomers’ first race it was Shaun Southgate who got the start ahead of National rider Lewis Tombs in second and Declan Whttle in third.

They battled hard during the opening half of the race with Southgate keeping the pressure on Tombs until the flag with less than three seconds between them, the battle for third saw Luke Benstead catch up to Whittle and made a pass for third.

The start of the Allcommers A race at Blaxhall Photo: RICK BLYTHThe start of the Allcommers A race at Blaxhall Photo: RICK BLYTH

The second race saw Declan Whittle make the holeshot but the race was Red Flagged when Adam Day crashed on the opening lap.

In the restart Tombs made the holeshot and rode to a second race win. He was closely followed home by Benstead in second starting in seventh on the opening lap. Third place went to Southgate.

In the Allcomers B class in was Robert Baldry who took two race wins to claim the overall victory, Second place in both races went to Jordan Crunden for second overall. James Hardman took third.

In the NGR Championship it was guest rider in the class Jon Barfoot that took the race win in the opening race ahead of Liam Walker and Aaron Hopkins. The second race would see Hopkins take the win over Barfoot but it would be Barfoot who claimed the overall on the day over Hopkins and Walker.

Lewis Tombs in action at Blaxhall at the weekendLewis Tombs in action at Blaxhall at the weekend

Full list of results from Blaxhall

Allcomers A

Race 1: 1 Lewis Tombs, 2 Shaun Southgate, 3 Luke Benstead.

Race 2: 1 Lewis Tombs, 2 Luke Benstead, 3 Shaun Southgate.

The Small Wheel winners at Blaxhall, Small Wheel Overall, first Wal Beaney, second Bayliss Utting, third Archie Cockerill Photo: RICK BLYTHThe Small Wheel winners at Blaxhall, Small Wheel Overall, first Wal Beaney, second Bayliss Utting, third Archie Cockerill Photo: RICK BLYTH

Overall

Experts: 1 Lewis Tombs 50, 2 Luke Benstead 42, 3 Shaun Southgate 42.

Juniors: 1 Sam Nunn 50, 2 Ben Alexander 42, 3 Connor Baldry 42.

Allcomers B

Race 1: 1 Robert Baldry, 2 Jordan Crunden, 3 Billy Middleton.

Race 2: 1 Robert Baldry, 2 Jordan Crunden, 3 Daniel Cole.

Overall

1 Robert Baldry 50, 2 Jordan Crunden 44, 3 Jamie Hardman 36.

Allcomers C

Race 1: 1 Thomas Pearmain, 2 Henry Cox, 3 Scott Goodson.

Race 2: 1 Thomas Pearmain, 2 Shaun Tacey, 3 Scott Goodson.

Overall

1 Thomas Pearmain 50, 2 Scott Goodson 40, 3 Shaun Tacey 37.

85cc Class

Race 1: 1 Wal Beaney (SW), 2 Harvey Cashmore (BW), 3 Thomas Harris (BW).

Race 2: 1 Wal Beaney (SW), 2 Thomas Harris (BW), 3 Harvey Cashmore (BW).

Small Wheel Overall

1 Wal Beaney, 2 Bayliss Utting, 3 Archie Cockerill.

Big Wheel Overall

1 Thomas Harris, 2 Harvey Cashmore, 3 Callum Murfitt.

NGR Championship

Race 1: Jon Barfoot, 2 Liam Walker, 3 Aaron Hopkins

Race 2: 1 Aaron Hopkins, 2 Jon Barfoot, 3 Liam Walker

Overall

1 Jon Barfoot, 2 Aaron Hopkins, 3 Liam Walker

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