X10 Sand and Mud
- New-generation Battlecross X10 sand terrain: superior traction developed on the race track with top competition riders, now available for everyone!
Josh Gilbert signed off on top in the Pro MX2 class as Buildbase Honda enjoyed a successful sixth and final round of the Michelin MX Nationals series at Foxhill on Sunday.
With his title already retained at the previous round the pressure was off but Josh wasn’t about to rest on his laurels and he topped qualifying in his class by almost two-and-a-half seconds.
After hitting the gate in the opening 25-minute plus two lap race, Josh worked his way forwards in the mixed-capacity ‘Fastest 40’ moto and was lead Pro MX2 rider on his CRF250R before crashing. However, he was up quickly and immediately regained his rhythm before reclaiming the class lead and going on to win by almost 11 seconds.
The second moto was much less eventful with the Cornishman starting second in class, hitting the front early on and cruising to a 26-second win.
“The gates weren’t dropping properly and in the first race I hit it,” said Josh. “I managed to get into the lead and then crashed and had to do it all over again but in the second I got a decent start and just rode my own race and had a comfortable lead by the end.
“It’s been a perfect end to the championship for me. It was a bit up and down at the start of the season but after the halfway point I’ve been first MX2 rider home in every moto so I managed to turn it around.”
Elliott Banks-Browne and the Geartec Husqvarna team relinquished their Bridgestone British Masters Pro MX1 title in the best possible fashion with a formidable double Moto win at the season finale at Cusses Gorse at the weekend.
With early-season injuries ending his chances of retaking the title, Elliott was racing for pride, and to make up for the previous weekend when the MX Nationals were at the same circuit, and he had speed in abundance but not the luck to go with it.
Having come all the way through the AMCA ranks from Inter-Juniors to Experts, 2019 MX2 Champion Jamie Wainwright (Apex KTM UK) proved to be a very popular victor.
Holding a very nice 121 points advantage going into Sunday’s finale, the fast, stylish young Wainwright got the job done early with a moto one win. Gating in 3rd, Jamie led home his main season long contender for the crown, Kristian Whatley, as Ryan Crowder, Bradley Tranter and Matt Ridgway who had grabbed the initial holeshot were the next best.
The final round of the 2019 Bridgestone British Masters series took place at the weekend at the fast-flowing Cusses Gorse circuit near Salisbury and what a weekend it was. Two days of bar-to-bar action, 10 champions crowned and a huge End of Series Party on Saturday evening!
It was the 125cc class who kicked off the weekend’s affair with the battle on between Troy Willerton, Jordan Bachelor and Dylan Spencer for the title.
In the MX1 class at round 7 of the British Championship at Foxhills Elliott Banks-Browne narrowly missed out on a podium despite a tremendous P2 in race two, mixing it up with the MXGP runners he proved that he is back to full fitness. Only a red flag in race one whilst EBB was driving through the pack after a little slip off prevented a trip to the podium
Look out for EBB at the last round of the championship at Landrake!
Jamie Wainwright riding sensibly to P2 and consolidating his championship lead with just on round to go!
In the 125cc class James Hanscomb pulled off the result of the day as a wildcard going 1-3-1 to beat some very fast rivals and claim the top step of the podium
In the 85cc class Jake Randall stormed to a superb victory and proved that the Bridgestone MX tyre range really does cater for every bike on any track!
Heading into the penultimate round of the 2019 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship sitting in third place, 34 points down on the MX2 series leader, Buildbase Honda’s Josh Gilbert knew he needed to urgently make up ground but the cards didn’t fall in his favour.
Topping qualification on his CRF250R was a great start to the day at the spectacular Foxhill circuit near Swindon and within a couple of corners of the opening 25-minute plus two lap moto he was up to third.
Just before half-distance Josh moved into second and three laps later he hit the front and at one stage looked to have the race under control until he was reeled in and then slipped back to second behind championship leader Dylan Walsh. On the final lap he made another bid for the lead at the bottom of a steep hill but there was contact, Josh lost all momentum for the following uphill section and he was demoted to third....Read more
In the MX1 class, Luke Burton on his Geartec Racing Husqvarna took top spot on his wildcard appearance in the series with a superb 1-1-2 scorecard.
MX2 series leader Jamie Wainwright consolidated his championship lead going 2-1-1 to take the top step of the podium, and Bridgestone riders also clinched a podium in the ultra-competitive 125cc class, with another wildcard James Handscomb taking P3 on the day on his Apex KTM……….and Vets championship leader Jamie Powell steering his SRH Racing KTM to an awesome P2.
All riders chose the X20 front and X10 rear to tame the countries toughest circuit…
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