KMSC: Paterson ends career with four Scottish titles

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TORQUIL Paterson will take home all four of Scotland’s Lightweight championships as he steps into the frays of racing retirement.

The Suzuki rider wrapped up Knockhill Motor Sports Club’s title this weekend as the series came to a close, which he adds to his two Melville honours and the National crown for a clean sweep of the country’s Supertwin accolades.

Paterson beat Jimmy Shanks and Lewis Nicol to pole on Saturday morning before storming off with a lights-to-flag opening race win ahead of Logan Turner and Grant Reid then beating Turner and Lewis Nicol in similar fashion in race two.

And while he was kept from a perfect weekend by Turner in Sunday’s first scrap, where the youngster powered to victory by some 12sec, Paterson was back to business for the final two races, keeping Turner and Nicol behind to take four wins from five.

While he’s planning to take a step back, the veteran and multi-time former champ isn’t expected to be far from the paddock as he shifts his focus to sons Lewis and Owen, as well as daughter Zoe’s racing.

“I’ve been lucky, 28 years is a lot of racing,” he admitted. “The kids are all coming up and they seem to be as quick and as keen.

“But it’s really stressful trying to run myself and the kids, so I’ll just run the kids and see if I can relax a bit.”

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*Image: Jennifer Charlton

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