During last season, starman, super Shane Carless, bagged his third consecutive AMCA title by taking the MX2 crown. Previously, Shane had already topped the MX1 standings in 2019 then followed that up with the number one slot in the 125cc class during the 2020 campaign.
On his way to topping the MX2 Championship standings during last season, Shane won 18 moto's and topped the podium at 7 rounds. Remarkably though despite that tremendous form, he still had to wait until the final moto of the series before being confirmed as Champion! That was mainly due to the equally outstanding performance levels of his FUS teammate Neville Bradshaw and young Henry Williams.
Making it another glorious year for the Welshman, Shane was also crowned the 2021 MX2 AMCA Superclass Champion.
Age: 33 yrs old
Bike: Husky 250F
Sponsors & supporters: FUS, Marsh MX, Geartec.
Favourite Championship round of 2021: I really enjoyed Coleorton as it was a mega track and it was nice to have a new track on the calendar.
Least favourite round of 2021: Warmingham Lane was really bad. On Saturday there was a crazy amount of dust in one moto and after having a rubbish start, I couldn’t fight my way through, it was just too dangerous! I then crashed and tore a muscle in my arm causing a hematoma, we strapped it up for Sunday but my head was down.
I thought my chances of this championship was over, but somehow I still rode on day two with the crazy lump on my arm! First race I then crashed over the banking in the opening turn and made it even harder for myself so I was glad to get this round out of the way! Most memorable moto of 2021: The last moto of the series. I was aboard my spare bike due to earlier problems. After Neville Bradshaw had checked out, I then saw him stopped on the side of the track after his subframe had broke. I then knew that I would be Champion no matter what happened from there onwards!
Most memorable moto of 2021: The second moto on the last round. Following bike problems in the opener, I had to go out on my spare bike. It was cutting out when I turned the handlebars and I had back brake issues!!
Highlight of 2021: Winning the MX2, Superclass and Fastest laps titles was cool!! Plans for 2022: To have fun and win another championship!
Plans for 2022: To have fun and win another championship!
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