Race Report PCRA Round 4 Sydney Motorsport Park
GP Circuit. on 19st.
Round four of the PCRA BRA Bucket championship is
done and dusted. Past the championship's half way
mark some of the five BRA Classes look settled (it ain't over till it's over
though) but others will go down
to the wire.
Round four was run on the full GP
Gardner circuit and despite the cold and windy
conditions the racing was close and exciting in all
the Bucket classes.
Qualifying set the scene for the days racing.
Motolites it was #6 Jason Dunn
(Honda RS85cr) ahead of #77 Tyler Bradford (BBE
CBR150) and #86 Anthony Marsden (Chris Sculley Honda
Superlite Pro was
headed up by #38 Junior Murphy (BBE Honda CB150)
from #169 Ian Gregory (Honda CB150) and #65 Tim
Smith (Honda CB150).
was a family affair with #181 Glenn Tisdell
(Suzuki150) leading son #81 Robert Tisdell (Yamaha
YFZR125) followed by #8 Kurt Wagus (BBE Honda CB150)
Commuterlite Pro saw #48
Nicolas Wenban (Honda CBR125) lead #888 Jack
Robinson (CBR125) by a comfortable margin with #136
Ron Pulido(CBR125) next.
AM pole was separated by a whisker with #40
Richard Cook (Honda CBR125) just squeezing in before
Jason Blanch (CBR125) who was followed by #17 Adam
Cameron (Honda CBR125).
Jason Dunn is back and how! Tyler
Bradford's run of wins came to end with the return of
Jason who dominated the Motolite class with 2
#6 Jason Dunn
(Honda RS85cr) led race 1 flag to flag reeling off
several laps under the 2 minute mark. #77 Tyler
Bradford (BBE CBR150) seemed to have trouble getting
away but quickly slotted into 2nd place.
Another rider to make a slow start #86 Anthony
Marsden (Chris Sculley Honda RS85cr) had #14 Ken
Lawrence (Honda RS150CBR) and #68 Shane Wilcox (Sculley
Honda RS85cr) come past but it took Anthony only a
lap to get back to 3rd but there he stayed as Jason
and Tyler were well away.
#14 Ken Lawrence had to retire his overheating RS150 due to a blown
water pump seal which was fixed for race 2.
Number 28 Jack McGauley (Honda RS85cr) passed #68
Shane Wilcox on the last lap to take 4th. place.
Next up #96 Jeff Brown (BBE YamahaYFZR150) was
followed home by #94 John Olip (Moriwaki 85) having
an excellent comeback ride since his big off at the
first round at Wakefield Park.
The top 10 was
rounded out by #80 Colin Berry(Supermono150) , #22
Jeff Angel(Moriwaki80) and #63 Bob Murphy (Honda
Again the finishing order of the first four was the
same as race one.
This time a relieved Ken Lawrence (Honda RS150CBR)
kept going to finish 5th. Another non finisher in
race one #32 Marty McGauley (Honda CR85) came 6th.
Next up was #94 John Olip, #96 Jeff Brown, #80 Colin
Berry and in 10th place #18 Brian Mowle (Honda
CBR150) another first race retirement enjoying a
good 2nd race.
Round 4 Motolite Results
1 6 JASON DUNN (NSW)
2 77 TYLER BRADFORD (NSW)
3 86 ANTHONY MARSDEN (NSW)
4 28 JACK
5 94 JOHN OLIP (NSW)
JEFF H.BROWN (NSW)
7 80 COLIN BERRY (NSW)
22 JEFF ANGEL (NSW)
9 11 MICHAEL MCLEAN (NSW)
10 56 HERMANN WAGUS (NSW)
11 14 KEN LAWRENCE
12 68 SHANE WILCOX (NSW)
13 32 MARTY
14 18 BRIAN MOWLE (NSW)
BOB MURPHY (NSW)
16 170 MICHAEL CHILD (NSW)
Number 169 Ian Gregory (Honda CB150) and #38
Junior Murphy (BBE Honda CB150) resumed their battle
from the previous meetings.
From the start #38 Junior led the race with #169 Ian
playing a waiting game snapping at Juniors rear
wheel. Last lap final corner Ian pounced and
got the win by a whisker in a wheel to wheel dash
to the finish line.
After missing a few meetings #50 Fred Holland(Honda
CB150) showed he was back in form with a strong
3rd.place. #65 Tim Smith came in 4th with #2 Ken
Lindsay (KLR Honda RCB150) next.
End of Lap 1 saw #169 Ian Gregory ahead of #50
Fred Holland and #38 Junior Murphy 3rd who had made
a poor start.
In the next 2 laps Junior pulled back the deficit
and had the lead going into the last lap. All to
avail as on turn 9 an off track excursion had Ian
slip past to take another win to end up winner for
#50 Fred Holland came 3rd with #65 Tim
Smith next followed by #2 Ken Lindsay.
Round 4 Superlite Pro Results
1 169 IAN GREGORY (NSW)
2 38 WALTER MURPHY (NSW)
3 50 FRED HOLLAND (NSW)
4 65 TIM SMITH (NSW)
5 2 KEN LINDSAY (NSW)
Number 81 Robert Tisdell (Honda CB150) got a flyer of a start whereas #8 Kurt Wagus (BBE Honda CB150) had a poor start and fell down the order into the clutches of the Commuterlite hordes.
However Kurt recovered breaking clear of the CommuterLites and passing Robert on the last lap for a hard fought win.
Number 181 Glenn Tisdell (Suzuki150) finished 3rd, #62 Jim Murphy (BBE Honda CB150) 4th. #31 Duncan Taylor (Kawasaki KH100) 5th. and #164 Darrell Francis(Honda CB150) 6th.
This time Kurt Wagus made no mistake at the start
leading the Superlite AM flag to flag. Robert
Tisdell came home 2nd with Glenn Tisdell 3rd, Jim
Murphy 4th. and Duncan Taylor on the lone Kawasaki
Darrell Francis and Anthony Bilston didn't finish
race 2. Anthony had arrived with a newly acquired
Suzuki 150 and was disappointed not to finish either
race. Some teething problems to be sorted out.
Round 4 Superlite
1 8 KURT WAGUS (NSW)
2 81 ROBERT TISDELL (NSW)
3 181 GLENN TISDELL (NSW)
4 62 JIM MURPHY
5 31 DUNCAN TAYLOR (NSW)
6 164 DARRELL
7 99 ANTHONY BILSTON (NSW)
Number 48 Nicolas Wenban (Honda CBR125) won race one after a fantastic race with #888 Jack Robinson (CBR125). These two were swapping places each lap with Nicolas getting the verdict by a small margin.
Number 136 Ron Pulido(CBR125) Pro championship
leader kept himself in the hunt with a strong 3rd place.
Next up came #16 Robert Young on the KTM125 ) followed home by Sugar Plum Racings 67 Richard Draper (CBR125).
Both Jack Robinson and Ron Pulido made poor
starts in race two allowing Nicolas Wenban to win as
Both Jack and Ron Pulido
recovered well in the last lap to finish 2nd and 3rd
in the same order as race one.
Next up came
Sugar Plum Racings 67 Richard Draper followed home
by #16 Robert Young (KTM125).
leads the Commuterlite Pro championship by 8 points
from Jack Robinson with the on form Nicolas Wenban
up to 3rd but he is 33 Points behind. the leader.
Round 4 Commuterlite PRO Results
1. 48 NICOLAS WENBAN (NSW)HONDA CBR 125
JACK ROBINSON (NSW) HONDA CBR 125
3. 136 RON
PULIDO (NSW) HONDA CBR 125
4. 67 RICHARD DRAPER
(NSW)HONDA CBR 125
5. 16 ROBERT YOUNG (NSW) KTM
The early order was #10 Jason Blanch (CBR125), #17 Adam Cameron (Honda CBR125) #73 Oliver Higgins (CBR125), #555 Nicholas Miller (Honda CBR125) and #104 Ron Winban (CBR125) with #13 Andrew Martin (Honda CBR125) hanging on.
This bunch of riders were swapping places every corner showing what Commuterlite racing is all about, great racing and a lot of fun.
At the chequered flag the order was #17 Adam Cameron, 104 Ron Wenban, 73 Oliver Higgins, 10 Jason blanch, 555 Nicholas Miller.
Number 13 Andrew Martin was on fire in race 2
climbing through the field to take the win by 2
tenths at the flag from race one winner 17 Adam
Number 73 Oliver finished a close
3rd. followed by 28 Ron Wenban, 40 Richard Cook and
newcomer 82 Corey Smith having a great first meeting
with a 7th in race one and 6th in race two in
amongst some intense racers.
Round 4 Commuterlite AM Results
1 17 ADAM CAMERON (NSW)
2 13 ANDREW MARTIN
3 73 OLIVER HIGGINS (NSW)
RON WENBAN (NSW)
5 40 RICHARD COOK (NSW)
6 82 COREY SMITH (NSW)
7 131 REZ PULIDO
8 3 PETER LINDSAY (NSW)
ANTHONY VASSALLO (NSW)
10 717 LEE RAYNOR
11 108 FRANK LOVERIDGE (NSW)
JASON BLANCH (NSW)
13 555 NICHOLAS MILLER
Roll on Round Five
Open Rules. Phenomenal Racing