MOTORSPORT: Robinson sisters revved up

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

East Hagbourne’s Leah Robinson stormed to victory in the final Ladies and Girls ACU Luscombe Suzuki Leeds British Trials Championship event of the season in Richmond, Yorkshire.

The 15-year-old took victory by 20 points in the non-competitive class as she continued her comeback from serious health issues.

And it was also a good day for younger sister Alicia, 12, who finished fourth in the Class B category to clinch fifth place overall in the standings.

This weekend sees round six of the MX Nationals motocross championship at Culham, near Abingdon.

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