GTSA 24-8-14

The return of GTSA with the GTSA Revival meeting took place at Dig Dog Lane near Frittenden on Bank Holiday Monday but due to the weather was run in very wet conditions.

In the 250cc class Jamie Pantrey, returning to the sport, took the win from the youngster Luke Harris. Harris was placed second, after having three heats wins, but mechanical problems before the first turn in the fourth heat gave victory to Pantrey. Third overall went to Gary Cook.

The 350cc saw British Champion Matt Etherington dominate in the first three heats and take wins in all. Despite sliding off in the last heat he remounted to take the win overall. A consistent Nathan Irwin took second, and third went to Lee Bartlett.

Mitch Godden, on his return from the Poacher, took the 500cc class. He had two heat wins, but had to push over the line in the third heat with bike problems. He had also been in Finland on Saturday, managing the Great Britain team in the World Longtrack Team Cup and at the Poacher on Sunday.  Second went to Gareth Hickmott despite sliding off a couple of times in his final outing. Matt Saul took third, having recovered from his spill twenty-four hours earlier at Thorpe St. Peter.

Robin Pilcher in the Uprights took the win with two heats wins, from Max Pankhurst in second and Brian Cornelius in third.

Warming up for Fenland, British Champion Will Penfold with passenger Ricky Pay showed the way around the Dig Dog track in the Left-hand Sidecars with three straight wins. Second went equally to the Welsh father and son team Eirwyn & Alex Balman and Andy Pack & Michael Chittenden.

John Hiscock & Carl Bell got their first win of the season in the Right-hand Sidecars. Robbie Wilson & Bradley Steer, having their best season so far, took another second. Another father and son team Pete & Steve Colvin took third, back on their old stomping ground.

With the conditions deteriorating the meeting was called at the end of the heats.

Visit Us On Facebook