Final Flight to Sandhurst in 2019! Frittenden Flyer Grasstrack – Preview
Frittenden & DMCCs 3rd and final grasstrack meeting of 2019 is their annual ‘Frittenden Flyer’ and takes place Sunday 6th October at the fantastic Frittenden raceway, at their usual venue of Sandhurst Bridge Farm, Frittenden, Kent Sat Nav: TN17 2ED.
Report and Images by Luke Russell
Some of the countries top riders have entered and it looks to be a corker of a meeting, featuring multiple British and British Masters Champions. Some of the top names in the solos include Paul Hurry, James Wright, Charley Powell, Martyn Sturgeon, Tim Curnock, Bob Dolman, Charlie Brooks and Jake Mulford amongst a bumper lineup of the 4 solo classes.
The sidecar classes also look just as tasty and include 2019 British Champion Rob Heath/Kyle Fish leading the charge in the left hand sidecars. The 500cc Sidecars have one of their biggest domestic lineups of the season which includes European 3rd place riders Mitch Godden/Paul Smith, Wimborne Whoppa runners up James Hartley/Shay Minihane. Charley Powell who is also doing the 500cc Solos is passengered by Josh Russell , and Will Penfold makes his debut in the class passengered by the experienced Sam Heath. The club also welcomes Dutch crew Klaas Kregel and Emiel Bruins to their meeting.
The Right Hand Sidecars as always with Frittenden have a fantastic lineup of 18 crews, including Mark Cossar/Carl Blyth, Tom Cossar/Wayne Rickards, Rob Wilson/Terry Saunters & Paul Whitelam passengered by Alan Elliott, with Alan retiring after this meeting.
A special note to John Hiscock/Terry Madley, as John is retiring as well this year after the meeting which follows what has been a fantastic career in grasstrack.
All the action starts with practice at 11am, with the first race scheduled at 12:30pm.
Admission: Adults: £14, Concessions/OAPs: £12, Under 16s: FREE, Programmes: £2
Free weekend camping available from Midday Friday 4th October, and their is fresh water available. On the race day, their is flush toilets, hot food, beer tent, sweet stall, Clean MyRide stall and much more!
Keep an eye across Frittenden & District MCC Ltds facebook page for more updates as the meeting approaches.