Team ORBIS delivers the goods
at Zone 7.
26 January 2015
Submitted by Orbis Racing
Published with Permission
As we rolled into Zone 7 at 07h00 on Saturday, one could
almost sense the apprehension from the other competitors,
based on the fine performance of our team the week before
at Killarney. The weather was great, entries were good, so
the stage was set for the showdown.
First up was Lucca Mynhardt in the 50cc Pro Senior class.
He dominated both heats and from lap one, extended his lead.
He won both heats by a comfortable margin and was never really
challenged at any point. He has been working on his starts
and this bore fruits as he was out of the gate in both heats
like a scalded cat. Lucca is certainly Cape Towns hope
of a 50cc Pro Senior title this year.
Lucca Mynhardt dominated the 50cc Pro Senior class at
Zone 7 on Saturday
In the 85cc and Pro mini practice, Justin Sangster set the
fastest lap times but had to withdraw due to a tummy bug that
he picked up on the day. He attempted heat 2 but slipped out
on a tricky corner. He was slightly injured and will be out
of action for a few weeks. However, the depth of our 85cc
junior riders still secured us two podium positions.
Apprehensive!! Mom and Dad looks over Justin Sangster
at the start of heat 2.
Ethan Coleman holeshotted both heats and disappeared into
the distance. This little man is such a stylish rider and
is growing in confidence race by race. Ethan therefore bagged
the maximum points for the team with an impressive performance
on the day.
Ethan Coleman exits the berm on his way to winning heat
1 on Saturday
In heat 2, his team mate Calum Marriott held onto second
place for the first two or three laps before dropping into
third. He never gave up and rode with such purpose and determination.
Coach Dean Hoffman has mapped out a programme for Calum and
is confident that he will be substantially faster by the next
Calum Marriott a solid performance, as he powers
out of the sand section
Young Ethan Hoffman finished the race and in heat 2 actually
looked like he was keen to challenge one or two other competitors.
In the ladies class, Bo-Dene Scott blew the opposition away
and also bagged maximum points. She cleared all the big jumps
lap after lap, much to the delight of the spectators. Bo-Dene
is growing in confidence and is really looking smooth. She
also raced in the 125cc class and challenged some of the boys
there. She gave an outstanding account of herself well
Kevin Cassie our premier rider is such an inspiration to the
younger team members, who shouted their lungs out for him
in heat 1, where he raced to the line for 3rd place. He lost
the position by half a wheel. He demonstrated sheer guts and
determination. This never give up attitude is what makes Kevin
such a formidable contender. Kevin managed a very respectable
2nd place in the MX 2 class.
Kevin Cassie demonstrated guts and determination
rewarded with 2nd place in MX2
The team will be working hard over the next month and will
look to do even better on 8 March.
TEAM MANAGER ORBIS RACING
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