The Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway team’s junior impressed in a league meeting at Stockport.
Tom Whitwam came away with a maximum 16 points from his four rides and he currently leads the individual rankings in the Under 13 race series with teammate Will Naylor, who scored 13 points at Stockport, not so far behind.
There was also a strong showing from Bella Naylor, who scored nine points in the Under 10 section, and Heckmondwike’s junior team look set for mid-table finish in the league.
The senior team are currently fighting to stay off the bottom of the table, but gave themselves a boost by finishing fourth out of the six teams competing at Stockport’s Offerton track – Heckmondwike next face Sheffield away.
The club’s training continues at Firth Park, Heckmondwike on Wednesdays and for more information on training or racing contact Justin Naylor 0779-9367370 .
Results, Northern League (at Stockport): Stockport 71, Bury Comets 59, Astley and Tildesley 58, Heckmondwike 50 (Laura Watson 12, Darren Kent 15, Jake Wood 14, Justin Naylor 6, Tom Whitwam 3), Bury Meteors 34, Hull 26.
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