MOTORSPORT: Polden loses power

Georgina Polden suffered electrical problems

Georgina Polden suffered electrical problems

First published in Sport

Kidlington's Georgina Polden suffered more misery in round six of the Motul Motostar Championship at Brands Hatch.

Last time out, at Knockhill, she crashed on the first lap, but this time electrical problems were her undoing.

Qualifying in 18th, she set 1min 39secs in the warm-up, so was confident of a top-ten finish.

After moving two places up the grid, she led a small pack , only to drop back to 19th after a loss of power.

As she pushed harder the same problem arose.

After a pitstop which failed to cure the problem, she re-emerged only for the race to ended by a red flag.

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