31 January 2013

Zambia: Holliday Scoops Golden Lay Challenge

VETERAN rider, Dale Holliday, at the weekend scooped the Golden Lay Copperbelt Challenge round one championship held in Ndola at the weekend after emerging tops in the main open class that attracted 11 riders.

Holliday amassed 25 points from the open class to finish ahead of Fletcher Broad who grabbed second position with 22 points and Brendon Reed in third place on 22 points as Kyle Bohling failed to finish the race.

According to results released by the organisers yesterday, Scott Heygate piped her sister Leah to win the junior A class that only had two riders.

Jason Sheil prevailed in the junior B class after gathering 25 points to shrug off competition from the Dayan Meir siblings Ofri and Raz who claimed 22 and 20 points, respectively.

Kieran Gantley and Stewart Francomb retired their motorcycles from the competition after encountering mechanical problems, while the latter's sibling Zoe Francomb failed to start the race.

Nick Heygate won the veterans' class by accruing 25 points and was followed in second place by Burdge Chiyasa and Rob Buys who finished with 22 and 20 points respectively from the class that drew three riders.

The next motorcycle sport event is the national motocross national championship first round slated for Leopards Hill Motopark in Lusaka on Sunday.

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