South-East Grand Prix Round 2 – Gt Blakenham

HETHERSETT HAWKS / YELLOW BRICK MORTGAGES  had another busy weekend of racing with some of the younger members having four matches.  Action started at Great Blakenham on Saturday with Round 2 of the South-East Grand Prix, part of which doubles as a regional round of the British Youth & Junior League.  The Hawks took a squad of 21 riders to the Suffolk venue and the performances in the categories that count have put the club well placed to qualify for the National Rounds.

Six Hawks made it to A Finals with the best being Dave Martin who was runner-up in the Veterans.  There were third places for Nyla El-Labany, Oscar Copeland, Matthew Sidell and Aiesha Musa while Amelia Dodson came fourth.  A number of the younger Hawks had their first matches outside Norfolk so gained valuable experience despite their nerves. Full Hawks Grand Prix finishes –

Under 8

A – 3rd Nyla El-Labany

B – 1st Isaac Emms; 2nd Henry Everson


A – 3rd Oscar  Copeland

B – 2nd Ronnie Harding; 3rd Arol Davies

C – 3rd George Snook; 4th Neve Snook

D – 1st Alfie Gunn; 2nd Owen Stephens


B – 1st Luca El-Labany; 2nd Lola Martin

C – 2nd Austin Brailey; 4th Jamal Musa


A – 3rd Matthew Sidell

B – 2nd – Hugo Kemp; 4th Will Clarke


A – 3rd Aiesha Musa; 4th Amelia Dodson


B – 1st Mason Martin


A – 2nd Dave Martin

The team scores over the U12, U14, U16 and Girls were Kesgrave 113 Hethersett 80 Ipswich 46 Hellingly 35 Gt.Blakenhma 30.

The third round of the series is on Saturday 20th May at Ipswich. The full series scores can be found here

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