European Talent Cup Valencia 2017

European Talent Cup Valencia 2017

That’s my 2017 race season finished now after getting home from the 7th round for race 11 of the CEV Repsol European Talent Cup at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia. It's been another hard but amazing weekend, as we struggled with my setup and never really got it sorted but I have loved racing on this circuit again and now can’t wait to go there again for testing with the British Talent Cup in March. Friday Practice We arrived on the Thursday and as with most of my race reports my dad had to get my bike repaired from my crash in the last race. We would normally have testing on the Thursday as well but as the MotoGP had been testing there we only had the Friday for testing. The Friday test is just two sessions so it’s important for the bike to be right, unfortunately I knew quickly in the first session that there was something wrong with my...
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European Talent Cup Valencia

European Talent Cup Valencia

I had a great time at the 3rd round for race 4 of the CEV Repsol European Talent Cup at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, it’s a great track to have raced on and I can’t wait to go back there in November. After the disappointment at Catalunya with the bike not running I just wanted to get on the bike and get plenty of laps in which I was able to do and got faster and more confident every day. Practice Thursday/Friday This track is used by lots of teams to practice on but it was my first time here. I found it very difficult in the first couple of sessions as everyone was going very fast as they knew the track and I was trying to learn it, this meant I was trying to brake at the same point as them but wasn’t confident enough and it meant I would run on or wide. I ended up in the...
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