The Monster 1000cc Sidecars are Heading to Somerset This Friday – Preview
The awesome 1000cc Sidecars are returning to Somerset on Friday for the final round of the 2019 ACU British Sidecar Speedway Championships.
Images courtesy of Amanda Morrison
Leading the way going into the final is former champion Mark Cossar with passenger Gareth Williams. They hold a slender two-point lead over Mick Cave/Bradley Steer with Will Penfold/Ricky Pay a further two points in arrears. Last season’s champions Paul Whitelam/Alan Elliott will be looking for a good night after failing to make the A-Final at the last round. But they are still in touching distance only five points behind Cossar/Williams. So, the 2019 champions will probably come from those four [...]
Team GB Confirmed for Sidecar Cross of Nations
With the 2019 FIM Sidecar Cross of Nations due to take place at the start of October at Schwedt in Germany, the ACU are pleased to announce that the team has been selected.
Newly appointed Team Manager Dan Chamberlain has been working hard to select the strongest possible team to give Team GB the best chance of a podium result. The selected crews are as follows:
Team A – Jake Brown and Joe Millard Team B – Stuart Brown and Josh Chamberlain Team C – Brett Wilkinson and Ryan Humphrey
All three crews have a wealth of International experience and talent which includes multiple British Championships and Grand Prix podiums. Newcomers to the squad [...]
European Sidecar Grasstrack Championships Finale- Race Report
The Final Final round of the European Sidecar Championship took place at Eenrum, in the Netherlands.
The Eenrum club worked hard during Saturday evening to ensure that despite the wet weather in the North of Holland, they would have a track ready for racing the following day.
With the morning practice sessions duly completed, everyone was focused on a mouth-watering event during the afternoon.
With the tapes rising in heat 1, Aaron Vale flipped in the first corner and Raphael San Millan collided with Oliver Möller, so the race was red flagged and the riders needing medical attention.
The meeting was delayed about 20 minutes whilst the injured riders were [...]
Quadzilla extends Weston Beach Race Quad and Sidecar class sponsorship!
RHL Activities are pleased to announce that valued partner Quadzilla have extended their title sponsorship of the Quad and Sidecar class at the Weston Beach Race, which takes place on October 18-20, for the next three years.
Feature image courtesy of RHL Activities
Quadzilla is the UK’s largest importer of road legal and off-road quadricycles, ATV’s and buggies and have been involved in the industry for many years. The wide Quadzilla range includes large agricultural workhorse farm ATVs, right down to their small beginnings range of ATV’s for juniors. Quadzilla distribute the worldwide brand CFMOTO which itself was founded in 1989, CFMOTO has developed 98 models of [...]
The Monster 1000cc’s head to Kings Lynn! British Sidecar Speedway Championships Round 3 – Preview
Last season’s champions Paul Whitelam/Alan Elliott will be looking for a good night after failing to make the A-Final in Somerset. The 2018 champions won the Season Opener at the Paul Chapman & Sons Arena in April.
Feature Image courtesy of Amanda Morrison
They need a good result to keep their title hopes alive as the crews move into the second half of the Championship season. The last round in Somerset saw some excellent racing with a few upsets on the night. No less than nine of the sixteen crews gaining race wins proving the race series has real strength in depth. A fact echoed by Russell Mitchell, a former Australian Champion and frame builder who was visiting [...]
Pro Clean British Sidecar cross Championship Moves to Wakes Colne for Round 5 – Preview
This Sunday the Halstead and DMCC will be hosting the fifth round of the Pro Clean British sidecarcross championship at their Little Loveney Hall circuit near Wakes Colne in Essex. This year will be the thirty first running of the sidecar championship at this venue for which the hard-working members of the club must be congratulated.
As has been the trend this year the number of teams entered at the time of writing is a bit low but all the top crews in the country will be there.
So far this year the team to beat has been ex champions Stuart Brown / Josh Chamberlain who remain unbeaten in the nine races that have taken place previously. Apart from last year when Stuart [...]
Great action at Dean Moor! Pro Clean British Sidecarcross Championships Round 4 – Race Report
The fourth round of the 2019 Pro Clean British Sidecar cross championships was held last weekend at Dean Moor in Cumbria hosted by the Iveston & Satley MCC.
Rain in the three days leading up to the event meant very little watering was needed on the day and the weather behaved until the end of the last race when the rain started to fall.
With over half a dozen riders and /or passengers missing through injury it was good to see twenty three crews come to the line.
In timed practice Stuart Brown / Josh Chamberlain once again posted the fastest time nearly three seconds quicker than defending champions Brett Wilkinson / Ryan Humphrey. In third place was the Irish [...]
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 [...]