Snetterton star Ling maintains winning streak after taking a tumble

Graham Higlett heads for third in atrocious conditions on Saturday at Snetterton. Picture: Barry Cla

Graham Higlett heads for third in atrocious conditions on Saturday at Snetterton. Picture: Barry Clay - Credit: Archant

Last weekend the Classic Motorcycle Racing Club opened the season for bikes at Snetterton in mixed weather conditions.

Graham Higlett heads for third in atrocious conditions on Saturday at Snetterton. Picture: Barry Cla

Graham Higlett heads for third in atrocious conditions on Saturday at Snetterton. Picture: Barry Clay - Credit: Archant

One rider who stood out was Hardwick's Clive Ling on the 350cc Delph Garage Seeley Gold Star.

He took the first of three wins on Saturday before falling in the Sunday morning warm-up, forcing him to dash home to carry out repairs. Ling just made it to the start line but duly took won again, a feat he repeated in his second race of the day.

Tasburgh's Graham Higlett had a mixed weekend on his Rob North 750cc Triumph. He took a third on Saturday in the F750 class but on Sunday fell on the second lap at the newly name Wilson's, the second corner, while leading the race, and then took second in his final race, He also took 10th in the Races of Aces feature race. RAF rider Shaun Houston from Norwich put in some good rides on his RAFMSA supported 125cc Honda in a class that produced some close racing.

Graham Higlett heads for third in atrocious conditions on Saturday at Snetterton. Picture: Barry Cla

Graham Higlett heads for third in atrocious conditions on Saturday at Snetterton. Picture: Barry Clay - Credit: Archant


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