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Mixed Results For Dyer And Butler

Team Dyer and Butler knew they need to produce a perfect weekend at the Redbull pro nationals to secure a place on the podium.

The Saturday started with Liam Knight struggling to try and find his rhythm in the Rookies class. All three races took a similar journey with Knight battling just behind the lead pack and struggling to gain any ground. Moto 1 saw his best result of the day with a 7th. Moto 2 a 14th and the last race of day was a 10th.

A good qualifying session set Jamie up nicely in the Pro National, but things weren’t to continue this way. The bike refused to start at the beginning of race 1. Half a lap down Law pushed right through to 8th, until the final lap where the bike ceased just before the finish line.

Sunday looked to be more hopeful, with a positive start for Liam as he met the chequered flag in 5th.

Jamie knew he had to put the work in, in his second race. A solid first lap put him in contention, but a mid race slump set him back again as he crossed the line 9th mx1.

After a poor first race in the 125 open class Lee Foyle had it all to prove in Moto2 Settling quickly he cruised into 9th.

The final race for the rookies was cut short after only ten minutes. Liam was credited with a 6th rewarding a hard weekend with a 7th overall and placing him 6th in the championship.

Jamie went into the final race with determination knowing that only the very best of rides would do. The first lap saw Law sitting in the top 10. From there he was able to push forward to 7th seeing Law finished off the season a great 4th in the championship.

A holeshot in the final race of the day finished up a great weekend. Lee Foyle sat comfortably in 4th for most of the race. With fatigue playing a role, in the latter part of the race. Lee finished up 9th overall on the day and 9th in the championship.

“We have had a promising season” says Paul Hobbs (team manager) “Jamie narrowly missed out on a podium, which gives us a great platform to work off, during the winter. I’m now looking forward to next year.” 

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