The massive Manchester Arenacross crowd may have whooped and shouted for Pro riders like winner Angelo Pellegrini on Saturday night, but the biggest cheer of all was reserved for the youngest and least experienced racer of the night – Freddie Bartlett.
Singled out to the crowd in the opening ceremonies, Bartlett
Former GP and AMA mechanic Rob "Doc Wobs" Walters has helped French youngster Gaeten Le Hir onto some cool Honda CRF450s for the FRO Systems PAR Elite team in the UK Arenacross series that kicks off tonight. The pair of 2016 CRF450s were prepared by Wobs' crew and feature factory
Adam Chatfield is to quit the all-new FRO Arenacross team before the first round and will join the Buildbase Honda team, replacing Frenchman Fabien Izoird. It's not yet confirmed who will join FRO but it is likely to be little-known Gaetan Le Hir.
Boss of the FRO Systems PAR Elite team, Mark