Whitelam wows Leicester. British Sidecar Speedway Championships Round 1 – Race Report & Results
After all of the hype through the winter, and feelings of somewhat of a resurgence of the sidecar speedway scene, the ACU Events British Sidecar Speedway Championships was back with a bang on Saturday night at Leicester. Eighteen adrenalin-fuelled, heart-pounding heats were witnessed by a sizeable crowd at the home of the Leicester Lions, not to mention some tremendous racing full of thrills and spills in the 500cc sidecar support class.
Report and Result images by Gareth Bemister – Action images courtesy of Darren Nokes
The qualifying heats served up several interesting tussles. Even in heat one, with a line-up of Cave, Wilson, Whitelam and Mogg, action was seen [...]
British Sidecar Speedway Championship Returns this weekend. Preview
After the success of last years British Sidecar Speedway Championships it is back for 2018 with the aim and ambition to be bigger and better as it heads to Leicester this Saturday for round 1.
Feature image courtesy of Mark Hall
Quite a few of the crews have already had track time this season after representing GB in the 1000cc Sidecar World Cup in Australia where they went head-to-head with the best on the planet. It wasn’t the most successful trip Down Under results wise, beating the sidecar loving Aussies on home soil is a tough ask, but the experience gained will be valuable to all concerned. Back in the championship full-time this season are Kent aces Rob [...]
British Sidecarcross is go! British Sidecarcross Championships Round 1 – Race Report & Results
Last Saturday the Maxxis British sidecarcross championships got under way with the opening round taking place at the excellent Desertmartin circuit in Northern Ireland.
Report and images courtesy of Chris Helm
The North Armagh club had worked extremely hard in the run up to the event in preparing the track which was in prime condition for the days races. In addition the sun shone nearly all day and unusually there was no rain! Sadly the number of entries was down on last year with fewer riders making the trip across from the mainland but even so there was plenty of action to keep the crowd happy.
In timed practice defending champions Stuart Brown / Joe Millard [...]
Maxxis ACU British Sidecar Cross and Cromwell British Quad Championship start this weekend at Desertmartin