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Racer Profile with James Bowles!

Racer Profile with James Bowles!


Duck Smart

Our Racer Profile today is with…

Images courtesy of Geoff Young and Amanda Morrison 

Name: James Bowles (Bowlsey)

Age: 37

Occupation: Marine vessel cleaner

What type of Offroad do you race? Pitbike speedway championships

Your machine? Stomp 140 Z3

What’s your biggest racing achievement to date? Race point maximum at amateur speedway plus 2 reserve wins (7/7)

What are your future goals? Top 5 in Elite league Pitbike speedway within the next 3 years

Where are you racing this season? Iwade Speedway & Eastbourne Mini Track

Who is your biggest racing idol? Joe Screen

Who is your biggest on-track rival? Obed Cooper

What’s your pre-race routine? Slipknot in the van on the way to the track, my big comfy pants 😂 organise my helmet colours and final checks on the bike.

Any superstitions? Not really, only all of them! 3 drain covers, magpies etc 😳

Who has been your biggest inspiration? Racing in general Jason Plato BTCC and pit biking it’s got to be Edward Kennett

Is there anyone you like to thank for their support? My fiancée Kara and my Son Jesse for always being there.

Where can we follow you? Instagram @bowlsey197