Norfolk village hosts British Motocross Championships

Published:
7:29 p.m. May 8, 2022



MX1 class leader Tommy Searle extended his advantage at the top of the Championship standings with a thoroughly professional display at round three of the Revo British Motocross Championship at Lyng, near Fakenham on Sunday.

Although he set the fastest time in qualifying to give him the pick of the starting grid, he crossed the finish line in the opening race by Cabscreens Crescent Yamaha’s Harri Kullas.

On the second claim, it was Searle who forced his Crendon Fastrack Honda forward on the first lap, and although Kullas kept him honest throughout the 25+ minute encounter, the champion in title took victory, and overall victory that day, thanks to the best result of the second race.


Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng
– Credit: Sonya Duncan

Searle’s team-mate Jake Nicholls of Bury St Edmunds was a popular addition to the podium after finishing third overall in front of his home fans.

With the Lyng site and the Norwich Viking Motorcycle Club organization celebrating the 10th anniversary of sponsorship of Stebbings Car Superstore, it was only fitting that Conrad Mewse, who is also sponsored by the King’s Lynn-based company, take home the honors of the MX2 category in front of the large Norfolk crowd.

The KTM-mounted rider spent most of the afternoon riding in a different zip code, such was his lead as the rest of the field fought for the remaining podium spots.

Dylan Walsh, a former winner at Cadders Hill, was second in both races on his Revo Seven Kawasaki, and Jamie Law was third for the day on an Apico Husqvarna two-stroke.

In the 125cc youth class, it was a tough afternoon for local Middleton rider Ashton Boughen, who had to settle for two points down after being caught in crashes by other riders.

Hitachi KTM’s Cole McCullough made the long trip from Northern Ireland worthwhile with his first overall win which lifted him to third in the standings after two rounds.

And Lincolnshire’s Billy Askew dominated 85cc Big Wheel racing on his GRT Impact KTM and extended his lead in the title chase after three rounds.


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  Class 125 race

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – the 125cc class race
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  Class 125 race

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – the 125cc class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  Class 125 race

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – the 125cc class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  Class 125 race

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – the 125cc class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1 winner

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – the MX1 winner
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – MX1 class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – MX1 class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – MX1 class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  Class 125 race

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – 125cc class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – MX1 class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – MX1 class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – MX1 class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – MX1 class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – MX1 class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan


British Motocross Championships at Lyng.  MX1

Action from the British Motocross Championships at Lyng – MX1 class
– Credit: Sonya Duncan

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