Thomas finishes sixth in standings

Thomas Strudwick in action at Brands Hatch. Picture by Colin Hill
Thomas Strudwick in action at Brands Hatch. Picture by Colin Hill

Thomas Strudwick finished sixth in the British Moto3 Championship after two fifth places in the final round of the season at Brands Hatch.

Thomas qualified for the first race on the second row and ended up fifth.

He lined up fifth for the second race and hoped to make up ground but another rider crashed in front of him, which forced Thomas to take evasive action and he lost several places as he dropped to ninth. Undeterred, he managed to get past four riders and he crossed the line for his second fifth place of the weekend.

Although not the overall result Thomas and the team had hoped for at the start of the campaign, they managed to learn an incredible amount in their debut season in the class and secured sixth place.

In the previous round at Holland’s Assen TT Circuit, Thomas came fourth in the first race before he crashed out in the second race.

Thomas now heads to the Red Bull Rookies Championship, after receiving an invite for the third successive year.

The event is at Spain’s Guadix Circuit and if successful Thomas will compete at circuits all over Europe on the same program as the world’s best MotoGP riders.

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