The NG (North Gloucester) road racing scene took this weekend to a circuit that has been raced, tested on by a who’s who of International roads greats, Lincolnshire’s Cadwell Park.
Modern era pure roads competitors showcasing their talents on Saturday and Sunday at Cadwell, included Lightweight Manx GP record holder Jim Hind.
Hind, four times a race winner at this month’s Barry Sheene Classic, was again in impeccable form on the Dennis Trollope Racing TZ 250 Yamaha.
Fastest in qualifying, he placed second in the opening ACU 250 GP encounter before taking in dominant fashion race 2 spoils by plus 11 seconds.
Aside from his 250 exploits, Hind also caught the eye with his form on 1000cc machinery, banking three successive top three finishes which included Powerbikes race 2 victory.
Chris Moore who like Hind enjoyed earlier this month a memorable maiden Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough tenure, took a brace of top three finishes whilst added fellow roads mainstays taking home solid, notable finishes included:
Scarborough racing stalwart Tony Flinton, Welsh roads favourite Rhys Hardisty, Danny Tomlinson Racing’s Dan Harrison.
Ben Plant, Ross Orchard, Christian Slater and York’s Joe Thompson making his first 1000cc race outing of 2020.
British GP2 exponent Thompson despite recently sustaining a back injury from an incident at the Snetterton BSB meeting, showed true grit, great character to secure four finishes of at least third or better from action aboard his own squads GSX-R 1000 Suzuki.
Words by Stevie Rial