Beverley racers, James Westmoreland (Dickies British Supersport Championship), Jordan Rushby (Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship), and Peter Founds (rider) (Knutsford) / Adam Christie (passenger) (Beverley) competed in the final rounds of 2018 in their respective championships around the Brands Hatch GP Circuit in Kent.
It was a busy weekend for round six of the British Superbike Championship held on the famous Brands Hatch GP circuit for Beverley racers, Jordan Rushby (Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship-SSK1000) James Westmoreland (Dickies British Supersport Championship), and Sam Christie (Rider) and Adam Christie (Passenger) (Hyundai British Sidecar Championship).
Beverley racer’s James ‘Westy’ Westmoreland competed in round four of the Dickies British Supersport Championship onboard the Gearlink Kawasaki while Jordan Rushby competed in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship around the Snetterton 300 circuit in Norfolk.
Jungle Inthebungle is likely to head to Royal Ascot after he upheld family honour by winning the Brian Yeardley Two-Year-Old Trophy at Beverley on Saturday.
Mick Channon’s talented young colt (8-1) found daylight when it mattered under Charles Bishop and surged half a length clear of Tin Hat. Victory Command, the 9-4 favourite, finished third, another length and a half away.
Beverley ARLC negotiated a potentially tricky trip up the A1 to maintain their 100% record as they beat Gateshead Storm in the National Conference League.
As has been the case on a number of occasions this season it was the first half performance which set them up for victory. Playing down the slope in the first half, the visitor’s pace caused countless problems for the opposition.
The East Riding will welcome some of the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic silver medallist and UCI Road World Championship winner Mark Cavendish, on Thursday, 3 May when Beverley hosts the start of both the men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire.
Thousands of spectators are expected to line the race route in the East Riding as the peloton races through the area, taking in a number of towns and villages including Tour de Yorkshire debutants Howden and Hornsea.