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Saturday night saw the 1st Youth Only Hare & Hound race run by Rhayader
Motor Club held at Cwmythig Hill, Nr. Rhayader.
The organisers were overwhelmed by the entry for their first event but everyone was catered for. The 1st Race was for the Novice Riders and ran for 30 minutes over a shorter course in which 33 Riders took part. Race 2 was the main 1 hour race with 47 Riders lining up on the start in their respective classes. It was great to see riders from near and far with some very familiar parents from days gone by! The Top 6 in each class had an award with medals given to all other finishers.
Novice Race was filled with almost all local riders. Harrison Rees from Rhayader took his class win in the 50cc Auto Race with James Gittins-Jones just 7 seconds behind in his first event. Steffan Hopkins won the 65cc class with Rueben Price just 5 seconds down. Both completed 14 laps of the course, 2 laps more than the rest of the field.
Lara Hall was runner up to Ozzie Roberts in the 85cc Class but Lara also took the best female rider for the Novice race. But Sam Bridgewater had a clear 1 minute lead over Scott Gethin in the Fun bike class.
The main race saw some strong competition across all classes with the 65cc class being the biggest class of the night. A lot of the riders already ride the Rhayader Youth MX Series but today was going to be a new challenge with more riders out on track, and a much longer race.Charlie Chater took a clear win in the BW85 Class and Overall and the only rider to complete 16 laps.
ET James Youth riders Riegan Rees, Rees Jones, Harry Bebb, Chloe Price and Alfie Bebb were all competing in the 65cc class with Riegan & Rees in the Top 5, Chloe was 3rd Female rider.
Oliver Bebb took 3rd in the 50cc Auto class. It was great to see so many kids coming and giving it a go even if they had never been on a track before. These are the riders of the future. All the riders should be proud of themselves and we hope to see you at another event in the future.
It was great to see so many parents and general spectators cheering them on. How it should be!