Monday, 4 September 2017

BCCC title contenders set for penultimate round


The penultimate round of the Britpart MSA British Cross Country Championship takes place in Dorset next weekend and the title race is still wide open.

Justin Birchall heads the championship leaderboard on 323 points after a win, two second place finishes and a third so far this year. Adrian Marfell, contesting his first BCCC season, is in second with 305 points ahead of Ryan Cooke on 277.

The next four crews are separated by just 10 points with Steve Smith on 265, Richard Coleby on 262, Martin Gould on 259 and Mike Moran on 255.

In the National B BCC Trophy championship a second place finish last time out in Ceri saw Jon Damrel take the lead in the title battle with 306 points. Joe Quirk is in second on 257 following his round four win and Paul Rowlands is in third with 247 points.

2016 Freelander Challenge champion Pat Masters continues to head the leaderboard as he attempts to defend his title. Masters has 221 points with Ian Morson in second on 176 and Graham White in third on 171.

At the time of writing there are three crews scheduled to start the Clubman class, Steve Llewellyn in his Tornado, Paul Harris in his GSR Maxilight and Jason Rowlands in his Yamaha YXZ SS.

The event will be held at the Bovington MoD tank training facility with the action starting at 10am on Saturday. Day two will start at 9am with the action expected to finish at around 3pm. Unfortunately spectators are not permitted at the venue.

Please visit www.facebook.com/msabccc for post-event photographs.