Meadows to the Max! Formula Grasstrack Championships Round 5 – Race Report and Results
Wrekin BGTC organised Round 5 of the 2018 Formula Grasstrack championship – The halfway point in the calender.
Report by Ross Wharton – Images courtesy of Linda Kirkland
Returning to the Alveley venue for the 2nd time this year in the glorious sunshine, it would prove to be a meeting of Attrition with several mechanical gremlins forcing competitors to retire from the proceedings.
Ollie Binns continue his domination in the Auto Cadet class beating Harry Fletcher into 2nd place in all 6 point scoring rides. Binns was unable to contest the final due to a family party leaving Fletcher to take the win as some consolation.
Cub competitors Billy Budd and [...]
Heading for the Stars! British Sidecar Speedway Championships Round 3 – Preview
This Saturday (July 14th) King’s Lynn Speedway hosts the 3rd round of British Sidecar Speedway Championships at Saddlebow Road, home of the King’s Lynn Stars.
Feature image courtesy of Corrine Stokes
Paul Whitelam/Alan Elliott lead the way, with a six point advantage over last year’s British Champions Mark Cossar/Carl Blyth and Mick Cave/Bradley Steer.
Whitelam/Elliott will be hoping to carry forward the form that won them the Somerset Sidecar Spectacular International last month. On the same note Team Cossar and Team Cave will want to forget that night. A costly night for both teams who blew engines and had to retire from the meeting. But with no British [...]
Perfect 10! Master of Midshires Grasstrack – Race Report and Results
After ten years of gradual growth, Midshires Grasstrack Club presented an absolute monster of a Grasstrack meeting on Sunday, boasting a veritable who’s who of the sport in most line-ups.
Race Report and Result Images courtesy of Gareth Bemister – Action Images courtesy of Martin Ilsley
The club also took a gamble to move from their former venue to their new venue at Fosse Way near Leamington- a gamble that seems to have paid off. The day was an absolute scorcher, with temperatures maxing out at 32 degrees for much of the day. But plenty of water was splashed onto the circuit before racing, and a steady spraying throughout the day, meant that racing was able to [...]
Aces are high! Maidstone Aces Grasstrack – Race Report and Results
After a season away from the sport, one of the oldest Grasstrack clubs in England, Maidstone Aces, made their return to organising on Sunday, hosting a nice little club meeting at their usual venue of Grafty Green.
Report and Result images courtesy of Gareth Bemister – Images courtesy of Graham Marsh – Video by Bob Ruffle
Although it was a very hot day, dust was kept well under control. The tight, technical circuit provided some excellent racing as riders took to the challenge of racing on, what was describe as a ‘thinker’s track’. It took a long time for the grass to come off of the circuit, meaning that conditions really did suit those that could pick [...]