Motorsport

Clarke looking for sponsorship after stepping up a class to National Superstock 1000

Kirton rider Aaron Clarke has made the decision to take the big step up to the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 class for 2019. Clarke will be riding a BMW in the series and is currently preparing the machine in readiness for the new season – which starts in April with the first round at Silverstone over the Easter weekend of ...

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Talented teen Toms teams up with G&S Racing Kawasaki and eyes title charge

G&S Racing Kawasaki have finalised their 2019 rider line-up with the addition of young talent TJ Toms. On board new 2019 Kawasaki ZX6 machinery, he will contest the Pirelli National Superstock 600 championship for the Wyberton-based team, alongside fellow new signing Kevin Keyes. The 17-year-old rider, who hails from Puriton near Bridgewater and works as an apprentice carpenter, is delighted ...

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Another sensational season sees Gosberton ace Abbi gain more recognition

Teenage Gosberton talent Abbi Pulling is celebrating again after here impressive season culminated with fresh awards and some high praise. In 2018, the hi-octane youngster once again dominated the Super One British Championship – taking the title with 22 top-three finishes and podiums in all seven of the grand finals. Pulling became the first junior karter to win back-to-back Super ...

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Keyes signs up with G&S Racing Kawasaki as Fisher steps aside and Luxton leaves

G&S Racing Kawasaki have made some significant changes to the rider line up for 2019 with Tom Fisher stepping aside from racing to take up the position of rider management. The team is delighted to announce Kevin Keyes has joined the team and will be contesting the Pirelli National Superstock championship aboard the new Kawasaki 636. The 20-year-old Republic of ...

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Luxton looks forward to next year with G&S

Ben Luxton will once again contest the National Superstock 600 championship for G&S Racing Kawasaki. He will campaign the new Kawasaki ZX6R 636 in the series in which last season he was challenging for wins and recorded a couple of podium places on his way to completing the season in a fine eighth place despite missing a third of the ...

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Campaign moves up another gear

A Cowbit petrolhead, who has spent the last year raising awareness of his deliberating condition, is facing an emotional end of the motor-racing season as it could be the last he’s able to travel to independently. James Wilson-White (50) has Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a nerve issues that causes pain and affects movement, which is spreading throughout his body ...

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Chairman’s title award is a big boost for Pinchbeck race ace Jack

Talented Pinchbeck youngster Jack Ferguson picked up a big award at Coventry Junior Motocross Club’s championship presentation night. The nine-year-old was the winner of the Chairman’s Trophy, won because of his incredible attitude that sees him try so hard every week. He also received a trophy for finishing a very respectable ninth overall in the 65s group championship. The next ...

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Wilson ready to make a return to the track in 2019 with Gearlink Kawasaki

Kirton Supersport racer Ben Wilson is to return to racing with Gearlink Kawasaki in 2019 after a long lay-off following his 2016 crash at the NW200 in which he suffered severe leg injuries. Wilson has endured numerous operations and been in and out of hospital every few weeks, the most recent operation was to remove a broken titanium plate and ...

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G&S Racing Kawasaki trio impress at Sunflower Trophy meeting in Ireland

G&S Racing Kawasaki riders Tom Fisher, Milo Ward and Ben Luxton enjoyed some good results when they travelled across the Irish Sea to Bishopscourt for the annual Sunflower Trophy meeting held on Saturday. Fisher, whose class is usually the National Superstock 1000 championship, rode in three races – finishing seventh and eighth in the two Superbike races before going out ...

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Clarke clinches third overall at Brands Hatch finale after set-up gamble backfires

Kirton’s Aaron Clarke has finished the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship in a fantastic third place. Clarke, who went in to the season finale at Brands Hatch with a chance of securing second spot, could only manage 11th position – allowing Joe Sheldon-Shaw to take second overall. That shouldn’t take anything away from Clarke’s amazing achievement riding for Draper Racing. ...

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Motorsport preview: ‘Revelation’ Clarke gunning for runners-up position, G&S trio set for finale

Aaron Clarke is eyeing up second place finish in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship at this weekend’s season finale. Currently third in the rider standings, the Kirton racer is just six points behind Joe Sheldon-Shaw in second place ahead of the trip to Brands Hatch. The championship has already gone the way of Ryan Vickers, but there is everything ...

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Hoggard wins season finale to clinch third place overall in F4 British Championship

Talented teenager Johnathan Hoggard completed a hugely successful F4 British Championship campaign with yet another victory at Brands Hatch over the weekend. Weston Hills ace Hoggard secured his eighth victory of the year in the season finale – a result which saw him secure third place overall in the driver standings. The Fortec driver started the race from pole and ...

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Tommy’s fuel snag is a pain in the Assen for Draper Racing in Holland

Tommy Philp was the sole representative for Draper Racing at Assen over the weekend – as the Superstock 600 class doesn’t travel to the Dutch venue. He recorded a 15th place in the first of two races in the penultimate round of the 2018 British Supersport Championship, but was unfortunate to retire from race two with a fuel problem and ...

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Best ever stock car performance from South Holland ace Finn

South Holland drivers were in the thick of the action at King’s Lynn on Saturday night with significant performances in all three formulas on the night – the F1 Stock Cars, 2L Stock Cars and 1300 Stock Cars. Finn Sargent had what was probably his best ever performance in the F1 Stock Cars on shale with a brace of top ...

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Brilliant Ben bags second place for G&S Racing Kawasaki at Oulton Park

Wyberton-based G&S Racing Kawasaki enjoyed some strong results at Oulton Park – headlined by Ben Luxton’s super second place. Luxton’s podium finish in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship was complemented by Milo Ward’s solid fourth position, while Tom Fisher struggled with rear grip in his two Superstock 1000 races resulting in a 26th place in the first race but ...

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Kirton’s Clarke loses ground on rival for runners-up place at Oulton park

Aaron Clarke managed 12th place in the heavy rain at Oulton Park in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship over the weekend. After a run of fine finishes, Kirton’s Clarke was back in the pack in Cheshire as he began his race from a third row grid position for Draper Racing. He was unlucky to get the worst of the ...

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South Holland ace Hoggard storms to sensational Silverstone double

Weston Hills speedster Johnathan Hoggard picked up two more wins in the F4 British Championship at Silverstone over the weekend. For the second meeting in succession, Hoggard roared to a double pole position – which set up wins number six and seven of his season. The Fortec Motorsport driver made it three poles for the season after emerging on top ...

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Solid stuff from G&S Kawasaki trio at Silverstone as Milo agrees new deal

The three G&S Racing Kawasaki racers were all on solid form for the Wyberton team at Silverstone. Tom Fisher had three races to contest in the Superstock 1000 Championship, while Milo Ward and Ben Luxton were both riding in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 race. Fisher made some big steps forward again, but was hampered by a wet qualifying session ...

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The fourth is with Kirton’s Clarke after top Silverstone ride

Aaron Clarke remains in the hunt for second place in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship after a fine fourth place at Silverstone. The Draper Racing ace from Kirton continued his impressive recent form with another top ride in Northamptonshire and remains third in the overall standings. The racing was transferred from the international circuit because of the problems with ...

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South Holland stock car quartet eyeing up Bumper Trophy glory in King’s Lynn

There has been a massive run of big oval events at the Adrian Flux Arena in King’s Lynn over the past couple of months. A big crowd is expected this Saturday (5pm) when another major event takes place – in the shape of the Unlimited Banger World of Shale. There will also be racing coming from the 2L Stock Cars, ...

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