Mixed results for G&S Racing

Tom Fisher.
Tom Fisher.

WYBERTON-based Team Green Kawasaki/G&S Racing came away from Thruxton with a mixed bag of results.

Tom Fisher once again scored a top 10 result in the Metzeler National Superstock 600 race, while his teammate Tom Young was forced to retire with arm pump after nine of 14 laps.

Jonathan Howarth completed his race in the Superstock 1,000 class in 17th place, just outside a point-scoring position.

Despite struggling with set up in the differing weather, Fisher was again on form throughout qualifying, earning a second-row start as seventh fastest rider.

As Sunday’s 14-lap race got underway, he dropped back as he came to terms with the bumpy Thruxton tarmac and was held up by riders ahead taking different lines.

But once he settled into his race rhythm he began his move forward, taking Grant Whittaker at the chicane to claim eighth place at the chequered flag.

“Once I got past the group ahead who were making desperate moves I settled down and steadily made progress,” said Fisher. “I am really happy with eighth place as it puts me up to joint sixth place in the rider standings.”

Young began his race from a fifth-row grid position. Although he moved up into 15th place he began to suffer from arm pump, which finally saw him forced to pull into the pits to retire.

In the 1,000cc class, Jonathan Howarth began his campaign from a sixth-row grid position.

After maintaining his position during the first half of the 15-lap race, he crossed the finish line in 17th.