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Hall Mead’s Louie Short claims top rookie gong in the second round of the Superone British Championships

PUBLISHED: 12:00 27 April 2017

Hall Mead pupil Louie Short took part in the 2nd round of the Superone British Championship last weekend (pic: Justine Cornish).

Hall Mead pupil Louie Short took part in the 2nd round of the Superone British Championship last weekend (pic: Justine Cornish).

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Hall Mead pupil Louis Short at Rowrah in Cumbria last weekend (pic: Justine Cornish).Hall Mead pupil Louis Short at Rowrah in Cumbria last weekend (pic: Justine Cornish).

Hall Mead pupil Louie Short had an encouraging weekend in the second round of the Superone British Championships, as he claimed the top rookie award.

The youngster was driving for Madcroc UK and qualified well to place him third out of 46 competitors in Cumbria.

Short endured two tough heats starting on the outside of the front row, but managed to drive well and qualify for the main finals in eighth.

After making a strong start, the talented Upminster teen worked his way up to fourth, but soon found himself pushed out wide and dropped down the grid before battling his way back.

Short pushed hard in the final laps to claw back a sixth-place finish and earn the top rookie award to mark a fantastic weekend and earn praise from Madcroc UK team manager Simon Parker.

He said: “It has been an amazing start to Louie’s racing with this team and he has shown he is capable of racing right at the front. We are confident of big things from this young karting star in 2017.

Short added: “I would like to say a big thank you to Tarantino restaurant for their continued support and a massive thank you to Madcroc UK for their belief in me and the awesome kart and GRICE engines for amazing power.”

Anyone willing to help sponsor Short, can call Justine Cornish on 07908 189331.


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