Three Nationals In Three Weeks For Team Vampires Rock Motul

Three Nationals In Three Weeks For Team Vampires Rock Motul

Off Road Motorsport, British Youth and the GT Cup

Vampires Rock KTM Motul Racing Team Vampires Rock KTM Motul Racing Team Vampires Rock KTM Motul Racing TeamWell it’s been a busy week for the team over the last three weeks. First up was the Off Road Motor Sport Nationals second round at the Sherwood.  Weather was great and the track conditions perfect. First up was the Junior 65s with Ozzie on top form taking a 4th in race one and then two 3rd places in race two and three. Day two Ozzie took three second places and his first holeshot in race three so a great weekend for the youngster of the team. Ozz took to the podium with a well deserved second overall.
In the Big Wheel class Jordan also rode superbly with some great top ten finishes.  Jordan also rode great and came home 4th overall over the weekend and is now lying in a superb 3rd overall in the championship standings.

Next up came the British Youth Nationals at Fat Cats Moto Parc. With full start gates in all classes this was going to be fast and furious. First up was the juniors with Jack and Ozzie up against the best of the best from England, Wales and riders crossing the waters from Ireland to compete is what is the premier ACU championships.  Jack came out flying from the gate and took the first moto win and Jacks first ever win in a National competition. Ozzie didn’t fare so well off the gate and came fighting back through the big field of riders into the top 20. Jack rode superbly all weekend and finished on the podium in a great third overall. Ozzie also rode very well but with some bad starts and one DNF after a bad crash he still managed to fall just outside the top twenty and lies 24th overall.  Next up came Jordan on the big wheel 85. This class has got to be the fastest class and most spectacular to watch. Jordan rode strong and fast all weekend finishing in the top twenty in every race. Jordan also didn’t get the starts he wanted but came through the field with some impressive riding. Jordan now lies in a well deserved 18th overall.

GT Cup was the next National at Warmington. Weather was good and the track was going to be tough and demanding especially for the little bikes. Jack and Ozzie took to the track first with Jack getting off to a great start to the weekend finishing second overall on day one. Ozzie had technical problems and pulled out of the weekends racing. Jack also had problems on day two so both the little riders bowed out of the overall standings. Next up was Jordan on the BW 85 who managed to put some good consistent rides in. Finishing in a good fifteenth overall over the weekend and now lying in twelfth in the championships, Jordan has his sights set on the top ten.

I would just like to thank the boys for the hard work and positive performances over the last three weeks. “It’s been a really tough few weeks” said Steve, team boss “and the boys have handled the pressure great.” I would also like to thank all our sponsors who help make this happen.

Press Release: Second Round GT Cup Wilden Lane

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Second Round GT Cup Wilden Lane

It was a great weekend for the Vampires Rock Motul Racing Team at the second round of the GT Cup at Wilden Lane. The weather was perfect and the track in a great condition for the Championship event. Once again the gates were full and it produced some good racing on a very demanding track.

The 65 class was out first with youngsters Jack Grayshon and Ozzie Murray. Jack arrived at the second round lying second in the Championship standings. He was set back early this week when a training accident left him with a chipped bone in his foot so he knew the weekend at Wilden Lane would be challenging. Only fresh out of plaster on Friday he was strapped up and ready to go, he did not get the start he hoped for and pushed hard until the end securing a fourth place overall during the weekend. He is now in 3rd place overall in the Championship standings but still a long way to go in the season.

Ozzie also produced some good strong results after a bad opening round of the Championships where he was hindered by mechanical problems all weekend. Ozzie was keen to make amends and improve his results from round one. He put in some strong and consistent lap times and managed to claw back eight places putting him in 23rd position in the Championship from 31st. He is within reaching distance of the top twenty now and has twenty five races of the Championship left.

Jordan Hearn was racing in the Big Wheel 85 class and once again he had a great weekend. He rode strong and hard all weekend and gained some very creditable finishes in the top ten. Jordan is now lying in 13th place in the Championship standings with very few points between himself and fifth place.

Team Manager/Owner Steve Steinman –  ”I couldn’t ask the boys for any more than they gave at Wilden Lane, the track was rough and very demanding with some natural steep hills and drop offs. I’m happy where we are at the moment in the standings and know we can improve every round. Ozzie has another year after this one on the 65s so there is no pressure it’s just a learning year for him, Jack looks set to move to the small wheels in 2015 but he also has an option to stay down if he chooses too. Jordan will also contend the BW85s next year again, so I’m very pleased with all them and how they are working and developing.”

The next Championships will be the first round of the British Youth Nationals at Fat Cat Moto Parc on 12th and 13th April, and the GT Cup will be on the 19th and 20th April at Warmington circuit.

 2014 Dates

12th-13th April – Fatcat – BYMX RD1

19th-20th April – Warmingham – GT Cup RD3

3rd-4th May – Landrake – GT Cup RD4

10th-11th May – Milton Park – BYMX RD2

10th-11th May – TBA – Pro Nationals RD1

31st-1st June – Hilton Court – GT Cup RD5

7th-8th June – TBA – Pro Nationals RD2

14th-15th June – Culham – BYMX RD3

5th-6th July – TBA – Pro Nationals RD3

12th-13th July – Sherwood – GT Cup RD6

26th-27th July – Brockthorpe – BYMX RD4

26th-27th July – TBA – Pro Nationals RD4

2nd-3rd August – Culham – GT Cup RD7

16th-17th August – TBA – Pro Nationals RD5

30th-31st August – Leuchers – BYMX RD5

Second Round GT Cup Wilden Lane Second Round GT Cup Wilden Lane