Scott Ogden took victory in a closely fought contest in the first British Talent Cup race of the season. He took the chequered flag finishing 0.102 seconds ahead of Brian Hart. Both riders managed to overtake Cameron Horsman through Brooklands Corner on the final lap. Horsman completed the rostrum just 0.002 seconds back from Hart.
Ogden didn’t look like he made the best start from the line. But
The lead was then contested by Jack Hart, Cameron Horsman, Charlie Farrer, Scott Ogden and Rhys Irwin in the early stages of the race, although they were part of a large group of riders at the head of the race.
Jack Nixon lost the front on the fifth lap and unfortunately crashed through Luffields.
Seabright, who had also been challenging at the front, had his race cut short when another rider ran into his Wilson Racing European Talent Cup teammate Jack Hart, and took them both out. Hart had shown great pace in the opening laps, including leading the race for a time.
Horsman managed to get to the front of the race and opened a six-tenths of a second gap but was quickly chased down. Scott Ogden, who had always been in the hunt at the front, was then forced wide on lap 20. As a result, he dropped down to
A close finish
On the last
British Talent Cup Silverstone April 2019 Race 1