Teenager Lochlan Bearman leads the Whilton Mill Championship after finishing in fourth place at the ninth round last weekend.

The Essex driver led to the finish in heat one. In the next heat he managed to finish in third place.

Bearman started the third heat in sixth place but worked up to first place to ensure he started the final from pole position.

At the start Bearman was passed by two karts but he responded and managed to take the lead.

But towards the end of the race he was hit from the back by championship rival Riley Phillips which led to Bearman finishing fourth.

Bearman, who leads the standings with just two rounds left, said: “I’m really angry and disappointed.

"There was a lot of contact whilst I was leading but I thought I was ok for the win.

"Harry King got past me with a good move but to be punted out at the final corner is annoying – it’s just not clean racing."