Usually over winter Iíve tended to ride the odd track day and do the occasional race day. However, after the operation to remove the plate on my clavicle Iíd missed everything at the start of winter. Also, with all the changes at Hampton Downs, the Winter Series has moved to Taupo and Play Day are no longer able to run there. The MotoHD days arenít too badly priced but with the amount of rain we had over winter I had little motivation to get out of my nice warm bed. So by the time the HMCC Round 2 rolled around Iíd had precisely one race day in 12 months.

The Test Day started off a complete and utter shambles. The PA broke so there was no way for the track staff to let everyone know which session was out and when. That and a couple of red flags saw Sloane Frost on track with Street Stocks/Juniors, both still circulating while the recovery vehicle was out there. It didnít take long before a Riders Meeting was called and a few things were sorted out, including which flags meant what

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