The faster the better for Hales! Indian Motorcycle UK Flat Track National Championship Round 5 – Race Report and Results
Round five of 2018 Indian Motorcycle UK Flat Track National Championship presented by the DTRA (Dirt Track Riders Association) took place on August 11 on the beautifully groomed deep cushion half-mile circuit at Amman Valley Trotting Club. With poor weather preventing the finals from running podium places were awarded using points accumulated throughout heats. Sunday’s planned round six was cancelled because of heavy overnight rain.
In the Pro class heats Toby Hales was in a class of his own winning all three heats regardless of where he started on the grid. Maximum points gave him the overall win for the day. Maikel Dijkstra rode well with a third and second before winning [...]
EDIT OF THE WEEK: DIRT CAMP 2018 by Tom Bing
This week’s edit of the week features the awesome 2018 Dirt Camp event, run by the Dirt Track Riders Association and promoted by VC London to encourage women into Flat Track racing which a huge social element as well.
The event is hosted at the fantastic Greenfield Dirt Track in Lincolnshire. The edit is presented by Leah Tokelove and created by Tom Bing. The feature image is also by Tom Bing.
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Bringing it home! Greenfield Dirt Track Team Report – Flat Track Nationals Round 4
Round four of the Indian Motorcycle Flat Track Nationals, presented by the Dirt Track Riders Association, took place at Team Greenfield’s home track, the UK’s first ever purpose-built Dirt Track racing facility commonly known as, Greenfield Dirt Track. The July meeting at Greenfield was also the only TT race of the year, with the riders taking to the newly extended TT track.
Report by Leah Tokelove – Images courtesy of Braking Point Images, Tim Holderness and William Hales
Like the meeting prior to Round Four the Pro’s and Intermediates took to the track for timed qualifying Saturday afternoon, with racing beginning at 6:30pm. After two timed qualifying sessions [...]
Barnstorming Birtwhistle! Indian Motorcycle Flat Track Nationals Round 4 Greenfield TT – Race Report & Results
Amazing weather and fantastic racing at a superb venue. Round Four of the Flat Track Nationals took place on the newly extended TT circuit at Greenfield Dirt Track.
Images courtesy of Paul France
The new track provided excellent close racing. The Saturday meeting took place in the early evening as the heat of the day subsided. The Pro Class racing was accompanied by the Sportax Thunderbikes and Youth Senior classes.
As the evening progressed the track became faster and by the time the Pro main was lined up everything was set for an epic 15 lap battle. Spanish rider #117 Gerard Bailo was firm favourite to win having won both his qualifiers during the night, but a [...]