Heeps of class: young motorbike rider Cam takes out Rob Woffinden Classic

Rob Woffinden Classic podium – #1 Cam Heeps, #2 Daniel Winchester, #3 Kenny Wennerstam. Picture: Facebook
Rob Woffinden Classic podium – #1 Cam Heeps, #2 Daniel Winchester, #3 Kenny Wennerstam. Picture: Facebook

YOUNG motorbike rider Cam Heeps followed up his fourth state title win by taking out the 500cc solos Rob Woffinden Classic for the second time earlier this month.

His success makes him the first rider in the nine-year history of the event to have won it twice.

However, it wasn’t all smooth sailing for Heeps, starting the final race in gate four behind Daniel Winchester, who had won all five of his heats, Swede Kenny Wennerstam, who had only dropped two points in his heats, and Joel Anderson who had qualified after winning the B-grade final.

He made his way to third place coming out of turn two and was able to take the lead through turns three and four, where he held on until the end to claim the title.

Also racing at Pinjar Park were the 125cc solos, with Luke Killeen winning the final ahead of Brad Gordon and Chris Bogdan.

In the senior sidecars, Russell Mitchell and Andy Sharp won the final from Rocky Bryan and Matt Young and Clayton Mills and Jesse Thomas, while in the juniors, Jake Harvey and Tylar Solomon won the final from Jake and Adam Fewster.