The second Thundersport GB round of 2021 proved prodigious for numerous esteemed real roads competitors, including Lightweight Manx GP lap record holder Jim Hind.
Hind who took overall Road Racing News Supersport success at last month’s Oliver’s Mount Spring Cup, was in superb form all weekend at Cadwell Park, taking a brace of 600 Sportsman Elite victories after close battles with team mate Dan Frear.
Frear the 400 lap record holder at Scarborough, took the honours in the second Supersport encounter after fellow NLC Components/BTS supported racer, aforementioned Hind slid off out of contention.
Scunthorpe’s Frear also proved unbeatable within the Golden Era Supersport/Steelsport combined races, taking a quadruple of race victories.
We must focus as well on the dominant GP1 Sportsman Elite exponent, Market Rasen’s Phil Crowe. 23rd quickest racer in TT history Crowe was in a league of his own within Sunday’s 1000cc race stints, powering to successive race wins.
Additional modern times roads competitors in action at Cadwell included DC Racing’s Mike Norbury & Dominic Herbertson, who between them secured five top eight finishes.
Not forgetting competitors including Arnie Shelton, Don Gilbert, Brian Fuidge, Super Twins front runner recent Oliver’s Mount newcomer Chris Barnes, Roddy Taylor and former Senior Manx GP winner Matt Stevenson.
Photo credit: Michael Wincott
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou