Port’s motocross star running strong in championship

Portarlington youngster Jason Browne has enjoyed a hugely successful season in the world of motocross, as he has racked up a whole host of medals and trophier already this year.

Portarlington youngster Jason Browne has enjoyed a hugely successful season in the world of motocross, as he has racked up a whole host of medals and trophier already this year.

Jason, who started racing last year in the auto class had a rewarding season securing third in the Southern Centre Championship.

Jason took the overall victory in the Munster Motorcross Championship, and after missing one round he had it all to do in the last round, where with two wins and a fourth it was enough to clinch the title.

Jason has now been moved up to the 65cc class for the 2011 championship and after a challenging start he is now running third with only 18 points between him and the leader with only four rounds to go.