Hammers reserve Star Alfie Bowtell reached the semi-final of the British U21 final, following an impressive display at Berwick’s Sheildfield Park Stadium. The Essex based racer finished with 12 points in the qualifying heats, before sliding off on the 3rd bend of the 1st lap of the semi-final.
The Hammers other reserve Zach Wajtknecht suffered a mixed night, with a crash and an exclusion in his final ride ultimately halting his progress through to the Semi-final. Robert Lambert was crowned U21 Champion following a flawless qualifying maximum and a tapes to flag victory in the grand final.
Result and scorers
QUALIFYING SCORES: Robert Lambert 15, Dan Bewley 14, Alfie Bowtell 12, Nathan Greaves 12, Connor Mountain 10, Jack Thomas 9, Jack Smith 8, Luke Ruddick 7, Zach Wajtknecht 7, Josh Bailey 6, Max Clegg 5, Kyle Bickley 5, Drew Kemp 5, Joe Lawlor 2, Taylor Hampshire 2, Leon Flint 1 (res), Jason Edwards 0.
SEMI-FINAL: Mountain, Greaves, Thomas, Bowtell (f.exc).
FINAL: Lambert, Mountain, Greaves, Bewley.
Image: Alfie Bowtell – Credit Anticlockwise Photography