ASA United GasGas rider Steven Clarke grabbed some great results at this weekends MX Nationals Championship, with a seventh overall in the fastest 40.

Clarke explained to DBR how his weekend went post race.

“Yesterday I was not the best qualified, said Clarke.

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“I went out in the first race creeped around the inside of the first turn in about third or fourth and then the second race I just went round the outside of everybody into the lead and I pretty much rode an easy race.”

“John was a couple of seconds behind me and he didn’t catch me so I just kind of rode an easy one. Second race yesterday it was a bit of a nightmare. I had a bit of a bike malfunction, going out on the first lap, and it just sort of made me tip over a couple of times no major crashes and it was nothing like mechanical it was just a bit of water in connectors which meant I had a pretty crap yesterday.”

“Then sunday, I got took out in the first turn, which is no fault of my own just domino effect from the inside and come from dead last up to I think I was the sixth 250 after about four or five laps and then got together with another rider and ended up in the fence.”

“By the time I got up out of that I was dead last again so I just called it a race. And then the last one it was good, not the best start but it could have been worse. You know when I just come around, I think I was about fifth or sixth again and I made my way up into second or third, then I had a bit of a ding dong with Brad Todd as he was just rolling around on the pegs and just decided he wanted to race me so I put him on the floor and carried on.”

“I lost a bit of my rhythm there but you know I come good towards the last two or three laps and made a few passes on to third. So, I made some good suspension changes for the day and onto Blaxhall.”

PC – Nuno Laranjeira

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