Hat-trick of victories

TOP FORM. Alex Rampton, 16, won the Clubman Class at Butley
TOP FORM. Alex Rampton, 16, won the Clubman Class at Butley

Sudbury Motor Cycle Club members won three of the six classes in the G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/Eastern Centre Enduro Championships at Butley on Sunday.

Alex Rampton, 16, riding only his second season, was in awesome form at the Woodbridge Motor Cycle Club event, winning the Clubman Class, and was 28.52 seconds faster than the second-place rider after completing the two special tests.

Ryan McDonnell, also having a good ride, finished fourth while Dean Southernwood was a creditable 12th.

Although these provisional results may change, Rampton is joint leader with Martin Stevens (Diss) on 37 points, while McDonnell is third on 23 points.

Contest sponsor Gavin Hockey took first place in the Expert Veteran Class and was 14.80 seconds faster than Phil Roper (Sudbury).

Other Sudbury placings were Graham Mays eighth, Mark Green ninth, Richard Walters 10th, Gareth Young 11th. Paul Belton 12th, Nigel Ross 13th and Les Rampton 14th.

Provisionally Hockey leads the class with Roper third, Nick Ames and Richard Walters joint eighth.

The third Sudbury winner was Andy Mason, the best Clubman Super Veteran by 29.58 seconds.

Further down the order were Gary Drage 10th, Perry Miller 11th and Trevor Scott 12th. Mason is now fourth in his class, with Drage sixth, Chris Ginn seventh and Scott 11th.

British 125cc Enduro Champion Brad Freeman rode for the second time this year in the Championship Class and beat Aston Bird (Woodbridge).

Sudbury placings Jamie Roper third, Chris Hockey fourth, Sam Toy seventh, Stevie Roper 10th, and Steve Mason 11th.

Halstead riders Jason Morland and Brendon Mayers were fifth and eighth.

Freeman leads the Championship contest with best Eastern Centre rider Bird second, while Roper and Hockey are locked together in third place.

In the Expert Class Jack Berry was eighth, Stephen Green 13th, Jack Nicolaou 14th and Nick Barrett 15th.

The Clubman Veteran Class saw Dean Curry third, Kevin Mole fourth, Andy Peck fifth, Jeff Turner seventh, Jason Carsboult ninth, Peter Barltrop 11th, Martin Baker 13th and Philip Barltrop 15th. So far in this Class Curry is second and Peck joint third.