Brit Brindley back on the American Flat Track box at the Williams Grove Half-Mile!
Britains Super talented Flat Track export Oliver Brindley made his first American Flat Track Championships podium in over a year at the Williams Grove Half-Mile, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania at the weekend, recording a fantastic third-place finish in the Singles class.
Report and Images by Tom Stein – Northwest Track Shots
In the fifteen lap Singles main event, current champ Dan Bromley (Red Bull KTM) rode the outside line into turn one, with the Estenson Racing Yamaha of former class champion Ryan Wells alongside on the inside, and the rest of the field close behind. Bromley led the first lap before Gauthier (D&D Cycles/Gobert Smash Husqvarna FC450) took [...]
Bailo claims Flat Track title at Redcar! – Indian Motorcycles Flat Track Nationals Round 6 – Race Report and Results
Gerard Bailo was proclaimed the 2019 Indian Motorcycle DTRA UK Flat Track National Champion in Middlesbrough on Saturday night, becoming the first title-holder from outside of Britain since Italian Marco Belli scooped the prize in 2008. Second place for the reigning world number two at the Media Prima Arena means he cannot be caught at the final Round in September, although on this occasion he had to play second fiddle to fellow countryman Ferran Sastre.
Report by Alex Raby – Images courtesy of Braking Point Images
Sastre, fastest in qualifying, won Heat One at a canter and – after a narrow defeat in the first Semi Final – extracted his revenge when it [...]
TOKELOVE TAKES DTRA HOOLIGAN WIN AT ARLINGTON TO KEEP TITLE FIGHT ALIVE – Race Report and Results
Leah Tokelove’s first Hooligan win means the Championship will not be decided definitively until Greenfield in September
Images courtesy of Steve Cain
Series leader Gary Birtwistle came within a second of confirming the successful defence of his Hooligan title, but instead dropped to a first defeat of 2019 in the finale at Dirtquake. Fighting through from third position and twice recovering the lead after Birtwistle’s determined outside overtakes, Leah Tokelove is now Birtwistle’s only adversary this season, having gained four points at Eastbourne’s Arlington Stadium.
Tokelove earned a standing ovation from the main grandstand as she completed an underdog story, [...]
PICKERING STORMS TO DIRTQUAKE FRIDAY NIGHT FLAT TRACK VICTORY
George Pickering made a winning DTRA return in the traditional Friday night Flat Track meeting at Dirtquake. Pickering, the reigning British number four, has sat out the 2019 DTRA UK Flat Track Nationals to focus on his newly-formed Greenfield Racing Team, but returned to the saddle for the Dash for Cash at Eastbourne’s Arlington Stadium and took the largest share of the £1,000 prize money.
Images courtesy of Paul France
Pickering’s main challenger in the Final was pre-meeting favourite Gary Birtwistle, who rattled off three Heat wins to progress as top seed but failed to capitalise on choice of starting position. It was 2013 Dirtquake winner Peter Boast who made [...]
Hales back in the Mix! Indian Motorcycle Flat Track Nationals Round 4 – Race Report and Results
Bailo Increases his Points Lead and Hales Wins at Ammanford – Greenfield Dirt Track Team Report
It was another good weekend for the all three Kawasaki-mounted riders of the Greenfield-Noyes Camp team in the British Flat Track Championship (DTRA).
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Gerard Bailo, with a third and a fourth in the half mile of Ammanford (Wales, GB), increases his advantage in the British Flat Track Championship to 11 points over the Gary Birtwistle (Honda) with two races to go. Ferran Sastre, third in the points table, is 14 points back with 40 at stake and Toby Hales was the rider who scored the most points over the weekend with a victory and a second place and moves up to fourth in the title hunt.
It was a difficult weekend due to the [...]
The Greenfield Dirt Track team go great guns on home soil!
The Greenfield-Noyes Camp riders continue first, second and fourth in points after the third round of the Indian Motorcycles British Flat Track Championship.
Images courtesy Braking Point Images
Despite the heavy rains that complicated the weekend for the third round of the British Flat Track Championship, the complete Pro category program, scheduled for Saturday, was run on Sunday and fans saw an intense wheel-to-wheel battle between the two Spanish riders, Gerard Bailo and Ferran Sastre, of the Greenfield-Noyes Camp team (both on Kawasaki KXF450F singles). The team’s British rider, Toby Hales, very fast in his three heats, got a poor start in the final but [...]
First, second and fourth for Greenfield Dirt Track at Peterborough – Feature Team Report
The three riders of the Greenfield Noyes Camp team, the Spaniards Gerard Bailo and Ferrán Sastre and the Brit Toby Hales, and in that order, finished first, second and fourth in the second round of the Indian Motorcycles Championship of Flat Track, part of the MCN Festival of Motorcycling at Peterborough.
Images courtesy of Braking Point Images
Fans enjoyed a spectacular battle at the front that saw visiting American hot shot Johnny Lewis and Sastre rubbing bars and elbows while Bailo stalked the two leaders and waited for his chance.
When Sastre managed to push passed Lewis on the inside, both riders ran wide leaving the door open for Bailo who led for a lap [...]