British Over 40's & Over 60'S Individual Championships

Cycle Speedway , Norwich – Saturday, 02 Aug 2014

Event Details

Event URN:

319371

Start Date:

Sat, 2nd Aug 2014

Event Type:

Cycle Speedway (Competitive)

Venue:

Norwich Cycle Speedway (2), Peterkin Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 6LQ
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Entry close date

Wed, 2nd Jul 2014

Event promoted by:

Norwich CSC (website)

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The Races

Date Start Race name Classification Band Rider Cat Race length
2/08/14 01:00 Over 40's National Championship --- N/A ---
2/08/14 01:00 Over 60's National Championship --- N/A ---

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Race Over 40's
Date Start Classification Rider Cat
Sat 02/08/14 01:00 National Championship N/A
Race Over 40's
Sat 02/08/14 - 01:00
Classification: National Championship
Rider Cat: N/A
Race Over 60's
Date Start Classification Rider Cat
Sat 02/08/14 01:00 National Championship N/A
Race Over 60's
Sat 02/08/14 - 01:00
Classification: National Championship
Rider Cat: N/A

Report

Posted 04/08/2014 - Paul West

Harford Park,Norwich was the setting for the British Over 40's & Over 60's Individual Championship which was sponsored by Jacksons Coffee,a coffee shop located in the Castle Meadow Shopping Centre in Norwich.24 riders entered initially but 4 of these withdrew,leaving 20 riders to chase the 16 spots(plus 2 reserves) for the final.Ipswich rider Darren Mitchell and Norwich's Steve Copping were the 2 riders to miss out.

Of the riders who did qualify 3 of those were contesting the Over 60's championship,namely Les Stevens(East London),Roger Carter(Hethersett) and the 3 time and defending champion Bob Prince(Birmingham).Les had also entered the Over 40's championship so would be eligible for an Over 40's award as well whereas the latter 2 were only entered for the Over 60's section

After 2 rides in the final the Kesgrave duo of Peter Ingram and Danny Zagni led the way having both won their 1st 2 races with Mark Winwood(Birmingham) and Paddy Wenn(Norwich) 1 point behind.The 2 unbeaten riders met in heat 12 and it was Ingram who made it 3 wins from 3 with Zagni dropping his 1st point of the match.2nd places from their 3rd rides for Winwood and Wenn meant they shared 3rd place along with Gavin Parr(Northumbria) who,after a 3rd in his 1st race,won his next 2.

Ingram made it 4 from 4 in heat 13 before Zagni won heat 14 to take his score to 15 points. Hellingly's Martyn Hollebon took heat 15 and Parr took heat 16 to leave him on 14 points,1 behind Zagni and 2 behind Ingram.Winwood and Wenn each took 2nd places in their 4th rides to leave them on 13 points,3 behind Ingram.Heat 18 was the race which would have a big say in who would take the podium spots and what a race it turned out to be.It featured 4 of the 5 leading riders at that stage,namely Winwood,Wenn,Parr and Ingram for whom a race win would seal the title.The positions constantly chopped and changed throughout the race and in the end it was Wenn who was deemed to have crossed the finishing line ahead of Parr by the width of a tyre,despite protests that Parr had got up to win but the result stood.This result meant that both riders finished with 17 points and would have to have a run-off for at least one of the podium places.With Ingram in 3rd this put him on 18 points and left him sweating on the outcome of heat 19 where Zagni had the chance to wrap up the title with a win which he did with a superb gate from gate 2.This made Ingram the runner-up meaning the run-off between Wenn and parr was for 3rd place which the Northumbria rider won after winning the toss for gate positions and leading all the way

Bob Prince made it 4 consecutive Over 60's titles(to go with his Over 50's title which he won at Coventry) ahead of Les Stevens and Roger Carter

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Results

Posted 04/08/2014 - Paul West

August 2, 2014                                               

Kesgrave added to their Veterans Club Championship dominance with two riders taking the top spots in the Over 40s. Danny Zagni is the new Over 40s champion, Peter Ingram second and Gavin Parr third.
Bob Prince takes the Over 60s title, with Leslie Stevens in second and Roger Carter third.
Full scores:

Over 40s

1st Danny Zagni (Kesgrave) 19
2nd Peter Ingram (Kesgrave) (18)
3rd Gavin Parr (Northumbria) 17
Paddy Wenn (Norwich) 17 Martyn Hollebon (Hellingly) 16 Mark Winwood (Birmingham) 14 Gary Brown (Kesgrave) 14 Chris Turner (Sheffield) 14 Bob Prince (Birmingham) 12 Alan Parkins (Norwich) 12 Jason Keith (Northumbria) 12 Peter Chant (Poole) 9 Michael Knowles (Sheffield) 8 Leslie Stevens (East London) 7 Roger Carter (Hethersett) 6 Phil Clarke (Ipswich) 5

Over 60s

1st Bob Prince (Birmingham)
2nd Leslie Stevens (East London)
3rd Roger Carter (Hethersett)
Referee – David Hill (Suffolk)

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Draws

Posted 03/07/2014 - Paul West

  Over 40's & Over 60's Individual  
  Norwich 2nd August
  Pre Qualifying down to 16  1300 Hours
1 Daniel Zagni
2 Darren Mitchell
3 Gavin Parr
4 Chris Turner
5 Mark Winwood
6 Robert Prince
7 Gary Brown
8 Ian Johnson
9 Timothy Grimes
10 Phil Clarke
11 Patrick Wenn
12 Jason Burke
13 Roger Carter
14 Martyn Hollebon
15 Mark Whitehead
16 Jason Keith
17 Alan Parkins
18 Michael Knowles
19 Stephen Copping
20 Peter Chant
21 Colin Wheeler
22 Peter Ingram
23 Leslie Stevens
24 Steve Harris
  Four riders have entered the Over 60's Championship
  Robert Prince
  Roger Carter
  Colin Wheeler
  Leslie Stevens
  These four riders will ride the Pre Qualifing over 40's Round. The result of this Championship shall be determined by the order of the final placings of these riders in the Over 40's final.
  Where two or more riders from these entries do not qualify for the final, there shall be a ride off between these non qualifiers to determine their placings this Championship
  Les Stevens (East London) has entered both Championships and therefore qualifies for a placing in both. The remaining three riders only qualify for awards in the Over 60's Championship
     
     
  Over 60's Individual  
  Norwich 2nd August
  Any Ride Off Required 1430 Hours
     
  Over 40's Individual  
  Norwich 2nd August
  Final 1430 Hours
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