Wash Out At Assen

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JAMES Alderson headed overseas for the eleventh round of the Hel Performance Motostar Standard Championship, hosted by the historic Assen TT Circuit.

The circuit was wet which would play a big part in the teenager trying to get to grips with the Dutch track.

Despite a few technical issues with the bike, James used FP1 and Qualifying to gain confidence, eventually taking two seconds off his time.

Assen was great I really liked the track” added James “We had mixed weather and some problems with the bike but we were confident. I got a good start in race one, but as the race got underway the track was starting to dry in places, however I plugged away and brought her home in ninth place. The bike still wasn’t running perfect though, so with a little more work we managed to sort it and were confident for the second race. Unfortunately, I was taken out by another rider in on the first lap but these things happen, its racing. Thanks once again to NGK, YRF, EC1, LS2, Burnell Fencing, Vroom Media, Custom Coachwork’s, Morson Photography, Forte, Ohlins, Brembo, R Alderson and Sons, Daytona and to Bikewise, Family and Friends for your continued support.Team who have been a massive help to Dad and me this weekend, and to Lewis from SP125.