WEYMOUTH teenager Scott Stallman stormed to the top of the standings at Weymouth Speed Week after recording a superb mark of 34.43 knots over the historic 500m distance.

Stallman, 18, is competing in the windsurfing faction of the event and leads Jim Crossley (33.767) and Poole man Simon Pettifer (33.238).

Yorkshire competitor James Batty is fourth on 33.001 while last year's champion, Belgian windsurfer Patrick van Hoof, is carrying a shoulder injury and has only recorded a time of 32.199.

In the kitesurfing section, David Williams leads with 29.138 ahead of Swedish challenger Roger Oernvang (28.76) and Weymouth's Martin Carter (28.6).

Despite winds of just six to seven knots on Saturday, Williams handled a foil to a remarkable 22 knots.

Weymouth Speed Week concludes on Friday.