MOTORSPORT: Polden closing in on second spot

Georgina Polden

Georgina Polden

First published in Sport

DUNLOP APRILIA SUPERTEEN CHALLENGE

OXFORDSHIRE’S Georgina Polden moved closer to a second-placed finish after three decent races in round seven at Anglesey.

The teenage motorbike racer, from Kidlington, tasted victory in race three after a runner-up finish in race two and an opening fourth place.

But her weekend ended on a disappointing note when she crashed on turn two in race four.

Polden qualified in fifth place, six seconds quicker than she had been the previous year.

Her highlight came in race three when she overtook championship leader Rory Skinner with four corners left.

Polden has two more rounds to negotiate – at Donington Park in September and Mallory Park in October.

Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS or SPORT or NEWS AND SPORT, depending on which services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone’s contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.

Latest Sport news

MOTORSPORT: Ten out of ten for Moody

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

STEVE Moody has been crowned 2014 EMRA Pre-Injection series champion.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Hammers are Elite champions

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

HORSPATH Hammers sealed the Elite League title with two matches to spare after a 95-84 victory at Poole Comets.

ANGLING: Super Jeacock breaks 200lb-mark

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

TWO anglers hit the double-century when Beehive AC fished a pairs match on Panshill.

BOXING: Lobby bidding to impress

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

DIDCOT light heavyweight Michael Lobby is relishing the role of the underdog as he continues his fledgling professional career.

RUGBY UNION: Britton, Schofield and Down return for London Welsh

Oxford Mail:

3:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell has shuffled his pack for today’s Aviva Premiership clash with Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium (2).

Newey: Oxford United are doing it right

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Friday 19th September 2014

TOM Newey hopes Oxford United’s supporters will embrace the side’s progressive style after seeing them make it work for the first time at the Kassam Stadium.

Joining Oxford United's 'project' offers new chapter in life of Brian

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Friday 19th September 2014

HIS varied CV may include a spell at arch rivals Swindon Town, but Brian Howard’s debut for Oxford United should have gone a long way to convince any doubters not to hold it against him.

Fazackerley: Oxford United boss has managed with testing start well

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

DEREK Fazackerley says he has been impressed by the way Michael Appleton has dealt with a challenging start to life as Oxford United’s head coach.

AWARDS: Your chance to nominate best in local talent

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

NOMINATIONS for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards open today.

Collins thankful for Oxford United support after family emergency

Oxford Mail:

8:50am Friday 19th September 2014

MICHAEL Collins says he was moved by the support from Oxford United’s fans and staff during a difficult time earlier this month.

Comments

Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree