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April 13th/14th

Nikki Coates in action  on April 13th 2013

 

A mixed weekend for Nikki Coates as he worked extremely hard with team to push forward with the Bike Setup from Brands Hatch, Nikki progressed every session and was beginning to gel with the bike and Team, Saturdays Qualifying saw Nikki qualify in 20th position, with rain cancelling out Saturday afternoons Race Nikki was left with two races on Sunday, the first race a 10 lap sprint Nikki made a blistering start and was up to 12th position when the race was stopped for an incident involving Glen Richards bike on the start/finish straight, positions were rolled back to last lap and Nikki was demoted to 13th, but from 20th to 13th in 7 Laps was a great achievment, Race 2 told a slightly different story as Nikki starting from 14th on the grid made headway in a pack of 5 riders battling for positions, Nikki managed to get to the front and up into 13th Position chasing down Scott Smart in 12th when Nikki lost control at the Club Chicane, Nikki was taken to the Medical Centre suffering a Broken Shoulderblade, Nikki would like to thank the Marshalls and Medical Team at Thruxton for their speedy response and treatment he received.

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