Saturday night at the Grasstrack! Wimborne Whoppa Floodlit Grasstrack – Preview
This Saturday evening the Wimborne Motor Cycle Club host their first-ever floodlit Wimborne Whoppa with a stellar line up of racers to compete in it.
Images courtesy of Darren Nokes
The event runs for the whole day with the solos and youth races starting in the morning from 11 am.
Then in the afternoon the focus turns to practice and qualifying for the main evening event. The first race in the evening is 7.30pm.
Spectator entry is £15 for Adults with Under 15’s going free if accompanied by a full paying Adult!
The circuit is at Merley Hall Farm, Willett Road, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3DH.
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Hall to the Max! Formula Grasstrack Championships Round 5 – Race Report and Results
Wrekin Grasstrack club held round 5 of the 2019 FGA championship at the familiar Alveley venue near Kidderminster.
Report by Ross Wharton – Images courtesy of Linda Mulvey
Good weather conditions produced close racing across all three classes. In the 9-12 Cub class, Ollie Binns once again took the top step although he didn’t have things his own way, dropping 4 points in the heats despite taking 3 race victories. Binns did take the victory in the final, however. William Childe would score 30 points on his was to 2nd place, 2 ahead of Ethan Childe. Wrekin Man Joe Crewe was to finish 4th, taking home valuable championship points.
In the Junior Category, Sam [...]
The Stars of Grass and Field! GW Racing Grasstrack mark 3 – Race Report and Results
Yet another leap forward for one of Grasstrack’s hottest young stars came to the fore at Iken on Sunday as George Wilby’s Grasstrack club hosted racing at the Suffolk venue for the first time this season.
Report and Result Images by Gareth Bemister – Action Images courtesy of Mick Jenness Photography
Having already ran two successful, if slightly damp events at the club’s other venue at Gosbeck, the organisers revelled in much more favourable weather for Saturday’s event. And it was a first win in the 500cc class for GWR regular Charlie Brooks.
The youngster has of course been competing on a 500cc machine on speedway for some time, but Saturday was his [...]
Hicks & Ivy dominate at Spaxton! Bridgwater Grasstrack Den Carter Memorial Trophy – Race Report and Results
Bridgwater MC ran their second meeting of the season at their popular, super-smooth Spaxton venue on Sunday. Once again, the circuit was in top condition and plenty of riders enjoyed a fine day’s racing.
Report and Result Images by Gareth Bemister – Action Images of Richard Paul
Kieran Hicks and Kieron Ivy once again took centre stage in the 1000cc sidecar class. They dominated the competition, winning all of their heats and the final in convincing form. Simon Heal, partnered by former British Masters champion Carl Pugh, were no match for Hicks/Ivy this time around, but were comfortable runners-up. Another young Cornish crew to keep an eye on is emerging, and this [...]
Dramatic National Champs at Wittle! 2019 British Grasstrack Championships – Race Report and Results
The annual ACU British Championships for 250cc solos, 350cc solos, 500cc sidecars and Lefthand Sidecars once again produced a ferocious, fiery day’s racing at Writtle, Chelmsford on Sunday.
Report and Result Images by Gareth Bemister – Action Images courtesy of Amanda Morrison
Such were the stakes of the event, the meeting ended in a way which will be remembered for all of the wrong reasons. Prior to an incident in the very last race of the day, the event produced superb race after superb race, as riders battled to claim a British title. The 500cc Sidecar Association once again produced an excellent venue and racing circuit for a meeting of this calibre, and have [...]
Chelmsford prepared for Champs… ACU British Grasstrack Championships – Preview
The 500cc Sidecar Association and the City of Chelmsford are hosting the 2019 ACU British Grasstrack Championships on Sunday (July 7th). It’s the second successive season that the club have organised one of the ACU blue riband events and if 2018 is anything to go by, bikesport fans are in for a real treat.
Images courtesy of Martin Ilsley
Almost one hundred of the best riders from all across the UK will all converge at the club’s home track at Kings Farm close to Writtle for a day of high speed wheel-to-wheel action on both two and three wheels. Enthusiastic club members have been working solidly for the past two weeks on creating a top class 550 metre oval [...]
Cossar makes it count! British Sidecar Speedway Championships Round 2 – Race Report and Results
A fast, furious night of three wheeled action took place last Friday at Somerset’s Oak Tree Arena as the UK’s hottest sidecar speedway teams clashed in the second round of the 2019 British Championships.
Report and Result images courtesy of Gareth Bemister – Action Images courtesy of Amanda Morrison
What unfolded was race after race of thrilling, dramatic action. There’s no doubt that the action was an unpredictable, wide-open affair, but a familiar name rose above them all to claim the glory.
As well as several surprise packages emerging in the early heats, two firmly established front-runners led the way by the end of the third set of heats. Former [...]
Binns and Budd do the double! Formula Grasstrack Gresford Weekender – Race Report and Results
Whitchurch Mcc Once again hosted a tremendous Formula Grasstrack two-day event in sunny North Wales. The Gresford venue which has become a popular track on the calendar created some fantastic, close racing on both days.
Report by Ross Wharton – Images courtesy of Linda Mulvey
Saturday’s meeting was Round 4 of the 2019 Championship with Sunday being the Re-run of round one which was rained off in April.
Saturday’s Cub class was won by Crewe’s Ollie Binns. Binns on a new machine was in outstanding form taking 7 straight wins and looking like he could go on to clinch the title come the end of the season. In 2nd place was Ethan Childe who chased Binns hard in [...]