Profile of a Nora Champion – Andrew Appleton

The next to feature in our Profile of a Nora Champion is the 2021 Nora British Shaletrack Champion Andrew Appleton…

Age: 39

Where are you from? Mortimer, Berkshire

What type of sport do you race in? International Grasstrack & Longtrack

What bike do you ride? I have 3x Factory Jawa machines

What Championship did you win? Island Masters Championship

What was your toughest race in the championship? The second round was the hardest for me because I had some major bike issues throughout the meeting but managed to secure some valuable points towards the Championship and other 2 rounds which I won.

Who was your biggest rival? I think Chad Wirtzfeld rode excellently in all 3 rounds and is the one to watch for the future.

What was your best race on the way to the title? My win in the final of the last round to clinch the championship.

How does it feel to be British Champion? To add the Island masters to my other 4x British Grasstrack Championships is amazing and I will continue to work hard to achieve more.

What are your goals for 2022? It would be great to get back to normal and compete in Europe on a weekly basis again, I’d like to add another European title to my records and re-qualify for the World Championship Grand Prix

Who would you like to thank for their help? I’d like to thank my team of sponsors and supporters, the club for putting on great meetings and preparing an awesome track, my family and my dad for being my top mechanic through the series.

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