Edward Kennett proved he’d lost none of his class taking the honours at Round 2 of the Pitbike Speedway Championships with an unbeaten maximum at the Iwade Speedway circuit on Sunday.
Images Courtesy Graham Marsh & Bob Ruffle
Kennett lined up in the A Final with 2 others on maximum points, Rob Mear and debut rider Adam Shipp. The maximum men opted to start the final on the back row which left them all with a daunting challenge, however Kennett came through and hit the front on lap 5 of the final from joint championship leader Brandon Freemantle Bfr who finished 2nd. Charley Powell again coming from the C final completed the top 3. Ship made it home 4th but Mear’s [...]
2018 Membership applications are now being taken for the Minibike Champs which gives members great savings on their race fee’s, free camping, a chance to book your race number for the season, free spectator guests and loads more.
Feature image courtesy of Harry Lessman – Picturebike
With a full calendar of events starting with the Minibike Nationals in March, the 8 round British Minibike Championships, Minibike World Championships and Minibike Supercross there are tons of events to get involved in.
Memberships are £50 for Adults and £40 for Kids with £100 being saved just on race fee’s for the season by being a member.
For 2018 there are [...]
After what was a phenomenal 2017 the guys at the Minibike Champs have announced their 2018 dates and what is going to be another epic season for the club.
Minibike National March 24/25th – Champs Parc, Kettering, NN14 3NB
2018 Minibike British Championship ®1/2 April 21/22nd – Mildenhall MX Ltd. Suffolk, IP28 8QL ®3/4 May 26/27th – Kieradan Park Scunny, DN16 3QN ®5/6 June 23/24th – Route 34 Motopark Winchester, SO22 6RG ®7/8 July 21/22nd – Apex Motocross Worcester WR40 AA
Minibike World Championship 24/25/26th August – Champs Parc Kettering, NN14 3NB (new track)
Minibike Supercross 1/2/3/4th November – (more info [...]
The first round of the 2017/2018 Pitbike Speedway championships took place at it’s spiritual home at the Iwade Speedway track in Kent.
Images courtesy of Garry Shorter
Professional speedway rider Rob Mear, although the bookies favourite to take the honours, bailed with a chain failure in the crunch A Final. Mear (14 pts) selected the outside gate 5 for the final after being out qualified by fast gating Brandon Freemantle Bfr (15) and organiser Godden (14). His chances came to grinding halt in turn one when his machine stopped. Godden proceeded to win the final after a sharp start followed by Freemantle with first timer Alfie Bowtell in 3rd. Charley Powell at one [...]