First day of Straightliners Events racing at York Raceway, North Yorkshire saw three records broken.
Awesome Eric Cope, riding Daryl Taylor's 'Taylor Tuned' full bodied Lambretta twice broke the scooter record initially with a 12.94secs at 100mph then lowering it further with a stunning 12.81secs at 102mph, that from a street legal scooter.
Next to fall was the junior record. First event out on his Aprilla RS125 Joe Mallabone, son of Craig,quickly got the hang of the two stroke eventually breaking the record with a 16.35secs, the previous record was 16.42.
NSA Class 14A 125cc road legal
Last record of the day to fall and Alan Tannion turned in a 15.43sec at 83mph to break the record by a tenth of a second on his Cagiva
- Topping the rest of the classes at the end of day one.
- Top bike Phil Wood
- 9.10 Steve Howe
- 10.1 Michael Austin
- 11.1 John Hawkins
- 12.1 Kyle Trowell
- 13.1 and 14.1 Gavin Watson
- Top scooter Eric Cope
- 400 Racing, 750 Racing 750 Road Legal and 125 Road Legal Alan Tinnion
- 1000 Road Legal Andy Grantham and over 1000 Michael Austin.
Written by Paul Cumpstone.