Podium delight for Rugby brothers - The Rugby Observer

Podium delight for Rugby brothers

Rugby Editorial 5th Jul, 2018   0

BROTHERS Mark and Tom Cossar took first and second place on the podium for the first time in their 1,000cc sidecar grasstrack careers.

At the keenly contested event in Ledbury, Herefordshire, elder brother Mark, the reigning British Masters champion, together with passenger Carl Blyth, came first.

However, the pair were chased all the way by younger brother Tom, competing with Wayne Rickards, who took a close second.

Back in 2009, Tom was passenger to Mark when the pair captured the British Masters title.

At just 17, he became the youngest ever winner but has now successfully switched to the throttle as a rider in his own right.

Proud dad Andy Cossar, who still races at sidecar speedway events, said: “I am hugely proud of my sons, so seeing them come home first and second for the first time is a great achievement and the start of many battles ahead.

“Mark has truly earned his place as British champion on both grass and speedway tracks.

“Tom is learning all the time, getting better and better with every race meeting.”

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