9:40pm Monday 14th October 2013
DYMOCK team E3 Motorsport's rider Arnie Shelton is enjoying his most successful season to date.
The 24-year-old motorcycle racer currently sits fourth in the Moto-Star 125GP British Championship standings.
In the support class to the British Superbike Championship, Shelton followed his three rostrums and top-four finishes with another fourth at round 10 in Assen, Holland.
He was down in 22nd overall and ninth in the 125GP class in early qualifying and an engine breakdown then left him with a lowly sixthrow start from a large grid of 40 riders.
The 12-lap race on the fast 4.5-kilometre circuit enjoyed the best weather of the three days and Shelton moved up to seventh in his category by the end of lap one.
He improved to third in the last lap but a rare mistake going into the final chicane while battling for second spot forced him off the circuit and he had to settle for fourth.
Shelton’s top-three push in the overall standings had not been helped by a nonfinish at Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire, in August after his chain snapped while in third position after a best qualifying performance of the year of second.
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