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Road Racer’s Adventures: Thundersport GB, Donington Park Day 2

Roads competitors wise, the second day of competition at the Donington Park Thundersport GB meeting, proved ultra productive in particular for Junior, Lightweight Manx GP lap record holder James Hind.

Backing up the form he showcased on Saturday, he made it back to back runner-up finishes within the 600 Sportsman Elite races.

Whilst the GP1 Sportsman & Elite races showed that Hind who’s relatively inexperienced on 1000cc machinery, catch the eye with impressive third place finishes, finishing respectively just 0.493, 0.153 off securing race wins.

Alongside Hind, added renowned roads, Mountain Course talents to bank today rostrum finishes were Arnie Shelton, Dan Frear and prospective Manx GP debutant Daniel Forbes, who finished second in class, 14th overall in the second GP1 Sportsman & Elite race.

Wigan’s Josh Daley, DC Racing’s Mike Norbury chalked up between no less than four top six finishes from the Duke of Donington races, as the next gen roads talents concluded their Thundersport meet tenures in productive fashion.

Gordon Huxley Racing’s Jonathan Perry was another leaving Donington Park, pretty happy with his weekend’s race action, having collected in total three top ten finishes, including taking 6th within the final GP1 Sportsman & Elite race encounter.

Words by Stevie Rial