Pro Clean British Sidecar Cross Championship Heads to Dean Moor – Preview
The fourth round of the 2019 Pro Clean ACU British Sidecar Cross Championships will be taking place on 21st July at Dean Moor in Cumbria hosted by the Iveston & Satley MCC.
Images courtesy of John William Cook
After just two rounds (the second round scheduled for 26th May at Frome was cancelled due to lack of entries) Stuart Brown / Josh Chamberlain have been unbeaten in the six races. In second place are Jake Brown / Joe Millard twenty-two points adrift with Kinge / Gray in third.
Having missed the opening round because of injury defending champions Brett Wilkinson / Ryan Humphrey will be hoping to improve on their results at Preston Docks where they [...]
Demon of a Docks Debut for NETT! NETT Quad & Sidecross Championships Rounds 3 & 4 – Race Report and Results
The NETT Quad Racing club made their debut Preston Docks MX event on the 29th and 30th June and hosted rounds 3 & 4 of their club championships as well as the ACU (Cromwell Trucks) British Championship Quads & ACU (Proclean) British Sidecarcross Championship.
Report by Gair/Pinder/Fairclough – Images courtesy of Julian Webb
Scorching conditions and a demanding track made for some difficult riding for competitors and bikes alike. Day one saw Harry Walker cement his position leading the NETT Championship with 2 wins and a 3rd, Ollie Sansom fighting hard for the win in moto 2. Murray Graham kept it consistent with second place in all 3 races – claiming [...]
Osbaldiston & Cooper Fly the Flag! IMBA European Sidecarcross Championship Round 2 – Race Report and Results
Five British crews came under starter’s orders during the home round of the IMBA European Sidecar Championship at Lower Drayton, Staffordshire on Sunday and what great racing they were to serve up!
Report and Images by Mike Wood
Following three hot, action packed moto’s, the pairing of Sam Osbaldiston/Nathan Cooper were to be the top AMCA Great Britain pairing scoring a fantastic 3rd overall. Also inside the top ten and not gaining the reward their super efforts deserved, Jack Etheridge/Paul Horton bagged a super 8th, the determined duo of Josh Cooper/Alfie Brown took 12th, Dickie Skinner/Micky Philips 16th and Luke Banks/Christopher Pannell 18th.
Starting with [...]
Brown and Chamberlain take triple win! Pro Clean British Sidecarcross Championship Round 2 – Race Report
The second round of the 2019 Pro Clean British sidecarcross championships took place at the sandy Preston Docks circuit hosted by the Iveston & Satley MCC.
Because of a number of injuries and also the clash with another major sidecar event in the UK the number of riders entered was just nineteen and that number was reduced by one after free practice when Rob Moss was injured. On the plus side it was good to see the return of defending champions Brett Wilkinson / Ryan Humphrey after a three-month layoff because of Brett’s injuries sustained at Lommel in April. Sadly their day was cut short after race two because Ryan had injured his knee.
In timed practice fifteen [...]
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 [...]
Sidecar Speedway heads to Somerset this evening – Preview
The 1000cc methanol-guzzling Sidecars are in Somerset this Friday for the second round of the ACU British Sidecar Speedway Championships. And if last season is anything to go by Speedway fans will be in for an evening of thrilling, fairing-rubbing, edge of the seat racing.
Feature Image courtesy of Amanda Morrison
The crews travelled to the Isle of Wight earlier in the month for the first round. Defending champion Paul Whitelam and stand in passenger Richard Webb took the win in the final and lead this season’s championships on 15 points. Will Penfold/Ricky Pay are only three points behind on 12 points one ahead of Mick Cave/Bradley Steer and ex-champions Mark [...]
British Crews head to Germany in Euro qualifier! European Sidecar Grasstrack Semi Final – Preview
All roads lead to Haunstetten, Germany this weekend (30-06-19) for the FIM-EUROPE 2019 Sidecar Championships Semi-Final.
Twelve crews from six different nations will battle it out to join the 6 sidecar teams already seeded into the championship finals, which will be held at the excellent Eenrum circuit in Netherlands on August 18th- the day after the solo final in Bad Hersfeld Germany.
Two ex-European champions are among the line-up- Dutchman Sven Holstein and reigning British champion Josh Goodwin. Sven’s last European championship finishing position was 5th in 2013, but is now back in the sport full time after a 5 year break. British champions Josh Goodwin and Liam [...]
Pro Clean British Sidecar Cross Championship Round 2 – Preview
After a break of over two months, caused by the cancellation of the second round of the Pro Clean British Sidecar Cross Championship that should have been held at Asham Woods at the end of May, the series restarts with what is now round two at Preston Docks hosted by the Iveston & Satley MCC.
Feature image courtesy of John William Cook
Most of the country’s top sidecar teams are entered with the exception of the defending champion Brett Wilkinson who is still recovering from the injuries sustained at Lommel back in April.
Leading the championship after just one round is ex champion Stuart Brown and his passenger Josh Chamberlain who picked a three race [...]