Motorsport

Unlucky Kirton racer Clarke crashes out from sixth at Brands Hatch

Aaron Clarke was unlucky to fall from his Yamaha while holding a strong sixth place at Brands Hatch over the weekend. Kirton racer Clarke was still suffering from the arm pump he encountered in the last round – but after a visit to the physio to have his arm strapped up he felt much better. He completed his qualifying in ...

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Sam’s the man for G&S Kawasaki with points finish at Brands Hatch

Sammy Coventry was the rider of the day in the G&S Racing Kawasaki team as he scored the first points of the new season for the team at Brands Hatch in Monday’s Superstock 1000 race when he finished in 15th place. He was 18th in Sunday’s 50 mile race while Tom Fisher registered 25th and 24th in the two races ...

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G&S Kawasaki trio are gunning for improvement at Brands Hatch

G&S Racing Kawasaki riders Tom Fisher, Sam Coventry and Ben Luxton head to Brands Hatch for round two of their respective championships on the short Indy circuit over the Easter weekend. Fisher and Coventry will contest a Brands Hatch Indy 50 race in the Stock 1000 series, where they will ride over 38 laps of the circuit with a break ...

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Clarke eyes more points at Brands Hatch as he fights off arm pump

Aaron Clarke is bidding to follow up his encouraging start to the new Superstock 600 season with more points at Brands Hatch this weekend. The draperRACING star, who was 11th at round one, has been working on his fitness this week as he suffered the excruciating pain of arm pump in both arms during the opener at Donington Park. With ...

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Double podium for Spalding race ace Molsom at Oulton Park in season opener

Spalding speedster Andy Molsom got his new Caterham Graduates Racing Club season off to a great start with two second places at a rain-hit Oulton Park. Molsom, who competes in the Super-Graduates class, qualified third for both races. Just before the first race, the rain started again and didn’t relent. Molsom made a good start and set about trying to ...

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Wilson puts his knowledge to good use in new role as Gearlink rider coach

Following the removal of the external fixator from his injured right leg, Ben Wilson is now back on his feet and has re-joined the team at Gearlink Kawasaki as rider coach. Wilson, from Kirton, has gone through multiple operations to repair the damage to his very badly broken right femur following his crash at the North West 200 in May ...

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Clarke settles for 11th as his Donington Park charge is cut short by arm pump

Aaron Clarke’s chances of a top five finish at the opening round of the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship were hit by an untimely bout of arm pump over the weekend. Clarke recorded an 11th-placed finish for his team draperRacing at Donington Park on Sunday to bring five championship points – but he could easily have bagged a few more. ...

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Sam seals solid 21st on G&S Kawasaki debut at Donington Park

It wasn’t the best start to the season for the Wyberton-based G&S Racing Kawasaki team as both Tom Fisher and Ben Luxton suffered crashes and new recruit Sam Coventry placed 21st at Donington Park over the weekend. After completing his qualifying in 25th position, Coventry began the new format Superstock 1000 race from a ninth row grid position and, despite ...

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Trio ready to roll as G&S Kawasaki gear up for season opener at Donington Park

The three G&S Racing Kawasaki riders are all prepared and raring to go for the opening round of the new season which kicks off at Donington Park at the weekend. Tom Fisher and Sam Coventry will compete in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 championship, while Ben Luxton will ride in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 class. All three riders have ...

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Clarke all set for Donington Park season opener after encouraging showing in testing

Kirton racer Aaron Clarke gets his season under way at Donington Park this weekend. Still with draperRACING, Clarke is once again competing in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 championship. He was at Cadwell Park for a shakedown test recently – and was on good form. Despite the inclement weather, he posted fast times and was happy with his progress and ...

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Simon salutes his ‘fantastic’ Rambo Lambo’s Decennary event despite untimely tumble

The weather stayed dry and the supporters came out in force at the Adrian Flux Arena in King’s Lynn for Simon Lambert’s Testimonial meeting on Saturday. With King’s Lynn Stars legends Tomas Topinka, Terry Betts and Ian Turner present as special guests, and Neil Vatcher’s Young Lions also on show alongside the main event, there was a real party atmosphere ...

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British champion King will be at Simon’s ‘Rambo Lambo’s Decennary’ testimonial

Gosberton Risegate speedway ace Simon Lambert will reach the pinnacle of his career this weekend as he prepares for his very own testimonial meeting. Having been a King’s Lynn Stars asset for the last 11 years, the British Speedway Promoters Association (BSPA) granted his testimonial – dubbed Rambo Lambo’s Decennary – over a year ago. Now based in Kirton, Lambert, ...

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Team Holbeach roar to fine podium at Rallye De Hannut in season opener

A podium finish at the Rallye De Hannut served as a great start to the new season for P & R Plant Hire Rally Team Holbeach. Driver David Tinn and his co-driver Giles Dykes scured third place overall in their Ex Works Proton at the event in Belgium. Some 185 cars started the rally, which had four stages run three ...

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Aces Coventry and Luxton join G&S Racing Kawasaki ahead of new campaign

Wyberton-based G&S Racing Kawasaki are pleased to announce the additions of Sam Coventry and Ben Luxton to the team. Coventry will team up with Tom Fisher to contest the Superstock 1000 championship, while Luxton will campaign the Superstock 600 series. Waterlooville-based Coventry, who is 23, is a service manager at PGS garage services. He said:  “I’m so pleased to have ...

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‘Team Holbeach’ excited by fresh challenges ahead of new rally racing season

A successful rally team is hoping to raise South Holland interest in the sport ahead of their keenly-anticipated return to action next month. P & R Plant Hire Rally Team Holbeach, who are owned by Paddy Plaice and led by driver David Tinn, are bidding to broaden their horizons this season after a hugely impressive 2016 campaign. Despite the MSA ...

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Strong 2016 from Pinchbeck-based Ferguson brothers at Coventry MX Club

Pinchbeck brothers Brodie, Bradley and Jack Ferguson all enjoyed strong seasons at Coventry Junior MX Club. In the 65s group, Bradley pipped his older brother Brodie in the overall standings, with the pair ninth and tenth respectively. Young gun Jack enjoyed a fine campaign in the Autos category as he bagged fourth overall in the championship.

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Ben Wilson’s leg very much on the mend eight months after horror-crash

It is now eight months since Kirton motorcycle racer Ben Wilson suffered a serious a compound fracture of his femur during practice for the North West 200 Road Races in Northern Ireland. The race ace underwent an operation to fit an external fixator on his leg, with his surgeon confident that the bone would begin to grow back – meaning ...

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Gosberton Risegate speedway ace Lambert set for 2017 testimonial at King’s Lynn

Speedway star Simon Lambert has unveiled initial details for his testimonial meeting at King’s Lynn’s Adrian Flux Arena at the start of next season. Original plans to stage the event this past August had to be put on hold, but Lambert is delighted to announce that “Rambo Lambo’s Decennary” will now be staged on Sunday, March 26, with a 2pm ...

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Molsom exceeds his expectations

Spalding race ace Andy Molsom admitted he had exceeded expectations after securing a third place finish in the Caterham Graduates Championship.   Molsom had travelled to Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium for the final two rounds of the championship with an outside chance of landing the overall trophy.   However, after enduring mixed fortunes in the finale in his quest for honours, ...

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Pinchbeck racer Booth eyes Halloween treat in British under-25 Championship

Pinchbeck’s Dan Booth is targeting British under-25 Championship success in his 1300cc Stock Car on Halloween Carnival Night at King’s Lynn’s Adrian Flux Arena this Saturday (5.30pm). The meeting also features a massive field of Unlimited Bangers and the three-wheeled Reliant Robins. Off-track, there will be a fireworks display, plus a Halloween fancy dress parade and free fairground rides. For ...

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