Organisers of the Beach Race in Weston-super-Mare say conditions are perfect. Early showers gave way to brilliant sunshine for the Youth 65cc event this morning featuring boys and girls from 7 to 10.
The centrepiece today is the adult quad and sidecar race. Last year's winner, Paul Winlow, is back and admits he faces tough competition. Day 2 tomorrow includes the Youth Quad race and solo events.
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Rain has pushed up from the south overnight and that will be with us for much of the day, with some heavy showers this afternoon.
Rain will be with us for much of the day with some heavy showers this afternoon. Winds will be much lighter than of late