Testing times at Cadwell Park for teenager Horsman – Rd8

Lewisham based Cameron Horsman had a difficult weekend at Cadwell Park this Bank Holiday, taking a sixth place in the first race on Sunday and crashing out of the second race on Monday after battling with machine setup all weekend

The weekend started off well with Cameron improving in time and with the setup of his FAB-Racing/Nova Racing Honda NSF250R, with Cameron finishing the session in 20th place and fifth fastest standard class man.

The Lewisham teenager improved vastly in time in qualifying, knocking off more than three seconds off his time to line him in fifth place of the standard class grid with a time of 1:38.092, which would be spilt up from the Moto3GP riders, due to the nature of the Cadwell Park circuit.

Race one saw Cameron make a great start and he began to battle with the leading riders in the Standard class race, battling for a podium position.

As they reeled in the Moto3GP class riders, who set off 30 seconds ahead of them, Cameron just couldn’t make his way past to continue the battle for the podium, crossing the line in sixth place in the standard class and 24th overall.

For the second race on Bank Holiday Monday, Cameron started from fourth on the Standard class grid, and made a great start once again and looked to move his way forward into a podium position.

As he chased the group ahead down heading into the mountain chicane on the second lap, Cameron lost the front end as he braked into the corner and crashed out the race.

After the weekend Cameron said: “I’m really disappointed with this weekend, it’s been really tough to be honest. The last few rounds have been a test for us as a team and we have to get back on the podium at Oulton Park next time out.

“I want to thank my family, FAB-Racing and Nova Racing for all their support, and I’ll be back pushing hard at Oulton.

Cameron now sits in seventh place of the Hel Performance Standard Moto3 Championship on 157 points.

The Championship now moves onto round nine in two weeks time at Oulton Park on the 9th/10th/11th September.