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The calm before the oval Storm! James Shanes talks Pre-Season and his 2019 plans!
 
Powell Powers to Pitbike title! Pitbike Speedway Championship Finale – Race Report, Results and Standings
 
The final Showdown! Pitbike Speedway Championships Round 5 – Preview
 
Kennett gets cleaned up! Pitbike Speedway Championships Round 4 – Race Report and Results
 
Crunch time! Pitbike Speedway Championships Round 4 – Preview
 
Formula Grasstrack with Telford award and announce 2019 dates!
 
British Left-Hand Sidecar Grasstrack Championship in doubt in 2019.
 
Kennett’s back in the game! Pitbike Speedway Championships Round 3 – Race Report and Results
 
British Grasstrack 2019 – The Season Preview!
 
Something has got to give! Pitbike Speedway Championships Round 3 Preview
 
British Crews give the World Sidecar Speedway champs a miss as they build for the British!
 
The Second Coming! Pitbike Speedway Championships – Preview
 
Introducing our new Feature Grasstrack Racer James Shanes
 
2019 British Grasstrack Fixtures – updated 21st February
 
King Ted! Pit Bike Speedway Xmas special ”KING OF THE RING” – Race Report and Results
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March 20, 2019

The calm before the oval Storm! James Shanes talks Pre-Season and his 2019 plans!

The life of a Speedway and Grasstrack rider is a hectic one, and throw World Longtrack into the mix you can see why James Shanes, our new Feature rider for 2019 is building up for a busy one.

Feature image courtesy of Amanda Morrison

James will travel thousands of miles and take part in over 100 meetings in a full season, so we caught up with him before the madness of the season commences…

Dirt Hub: It’s been a long winter so what have you been up to?

James: Not a lot really. After a long season I spent a bit of time trying to unwind, and since then I have been rebuilding bikes, keeping fit, and I have also been working on getting my HGV [...]

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March 13, 2019

Powell Powers to Pitbike title! Pitbike Speedway Championship Finale – Race Report, Results and Standings

Charley Powell (26 from Orpington) dreams have finally transpired into reality and is crowned 🤴 the new PitBike Speedway World Champion in an Epic final round full of dramas, damage & storm force winds💨 

Images courtesy of Amanda Morrison

🏁 Edward Kennett maxed out in the heats and took an aggressive victory in the A final, which has become customary for Super Ted however Charley Powell rode the dirt berm and bounced of the boards ripping flesh from his upper right arm to chase Kennett & Brennan in a fearless daredevil performance to finish 3rd overall from the back row but he could only manage a points haul of 37, which in the 5 series championship turned out [...]

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March 8, 2019

The final Showdown! Pitbike Speedway Championships Round 5 – Preview

It’s all systems go for this weekend’s PITBIKE SPEEDWAY WORLD FINAL, and the series is pleased to announce as well as our main corporate sponsor this final round is being supported by their friends at Laurel’s by design, Red Circles Motorcycles and Rhino Goo bike cleaner.

Images courtesy of Amanda Morrison

The track has been prepared perfectly by the Iwade track team, and the kudos of being the first 2019 Motorcycling World Champion hangs in the balance of a Titanic 5 way battle.

Can the Missile Charley Powell, hold off the challenges of Tiny Tom Brennan, Kermit Edward Kennett, Super-Meario Rob Mear, not to mention all the other Elites gunning for glory and maybe [...]

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February 27, 2019

Kennett gets cleaned up! Pitbike Speedway Championships Round 4 – Race Report and Results

A bumper spring crowd spurred on by smokin hot weather, worthy causes and spectacular action were treated to 44 adrenaline filled Racing showdowns culminating in Epic PitBike Speedway World Championship finals and an A final that took 3 attempts to gain the finishing result. 

Images courtesy of Amanda Morrison

🏁 King Ted came up trumps at the chequered flag on a track in great condition after the last few days of dry weather but it wasn’t all plain sailing for Kennett who had scored a mighty 💪🏼 16 point heat max with some questionable hard moves and shoulder barges opted for the inside start position in the grand final. With everything to play for he lined up with the [...]

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February 22, 2019

Crunch time! Pitbike Speedway Championships Round 4 – Preview

This Sunday, 24th February it’s the penultimate round of the Pitbike Speedway championships, and it’s now go time with those racers who have their eyes on the title.

Images courtesy of Amanda Morrison

It’s mega tight at the top with no less than 9 riders having a realistic chance of standing on the top step of the podium after round 5.

Charley Powell is in the hot seat, just two points ahead of Rob Mear who is coming back into form. Just a further point back is the Teenage sensation Tom Brennan. Roddy Macdonald and Benny Read are within striking distance, as is the last round winner Edward Kennett, veteran Mitchel Godden and Jason [...]

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February 19, 2019

Formula Grasstrack with Telford award and announce 2019 dates!

Formula Grasstrack Association members were rewarded for their display at the 2019 Telford classic dirtbike show last weekend (16-17th) taking best club stand award. A crowd of approximately 10,000 keen motorcyclists across the weekend came to check out all types of machines from different eras.

Feature image courtesy of Mulvey And Glyn Stanton

The FGA made up of volunteers from Wrekin, Whitchurch & Minsterley clubs put together the eye-catching display enticing the paying public to take a look at this form of Grasstrack racing with the aim of encouraging more people to try out the grassroots form of racing. The Association have plans to take the display to other [...]

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February 11, 2019

British Left-Hand Sidecar Grasstrack Championship in doubt in 2019.

One of the most historic classes in British Grasstrack, the Left-Hand Sidecars are running the risk of losing out on their National Championship status unless enough outfits come forward to compete in the 2019 staging of the event.

Images courtesy of Darren Nokes

The 500cc Sidecar Association is promoting the British Championships, and are hoping to have the full complement of classes for their big day, otherwise, it could be the last time these spectacular outfits are seen in the National Championships.

The full ACU statement reads as follows…

“The Track Racing Committee made the decision to split the Left-Hand Sidecar Championship from the [...]

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February 6, 2019

Kennett’s back in the game! Pitbike Speedway Championships Round 3 – Race Report and Results

Victory is sweet for Kermit Kennett as he closes in on the world championship title race!

Images courtesy of Amanda Morrison

2019 King of the ring Edward Kermit Kennett was the man of the day and the man of the moment as he hauled a massive 44 points and an epic A final win in today’s PitBike speedway World Championship round 3 under a beautiful cloudless sun drenched spring February day.

The track offered an early hard crust to start with, however it soon went soft and somewhat tricky after recent snow, ice and rain.

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