Motorsport

FJ’s Lucky Cat rally team enjoy successful second ever outing

Easter Sunday saw the Spalding rally team of FJ’s Lucky Cat RT take on the final round of the Circuit Rally Championship at Cadwell Park. Josh Wallis and his wife and co-driver Kimberley tackled all nine stages of the round in what was only their second ever rally with huge support from a team comprising family and friends.It was a ...

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Steve’s fine start to new championship season

Reigning 750 Motor Club BMW Car champion Steve Schweikhardt picked up where he left off last year with a good start to the 2024 championship. The opening round of the year was at Donington Park on Sunday (April 1) with two 20-minute races.Steve qualified in second place in the wet conditions and after a poor start battled back to finish ...

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Wilson wins on sand

After winning the DTRA Flat Track Intermediate championship in 2023, Kirton youngster Ollie Wilson spent the winter contesting the nine-round Junior Sand Racing championship at Mablethorpe. After winning eight out of the nine rounds he was crowned champion.Riding his KTM 85cc machine, the 12 year old second year pupil at the Banovallum School in Horncastle was runner-up last season and was ...

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Pulling picks up first win on F1 tour

Abbi Pulling enjoyed a fine start to the F1 Academy season grabbing her first race win in the series to lead the drivers championships after the opening two races in Saudi Arabia. The 20-year-old from Gosberton was quick all weekend, finishing second in all of the testing sessions and both qualifying sessions behind PERMA Motorsport’s Doriane Pin.And while Pin won ...

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Pulling announces plans for exciting 2024

Abbi Pulling will be back in the F1 Academy next year and she has also signed up for the British F4 Championship. The Gosberton motor racing starlet will be back competing for the Robin Carlin team in both the series.In the F1 Academy she will actually be racing in the livery of Team Alpine.That’s because she’ll remain in the Forumla ...

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Lambert leads team to glory

A Gosberton Risegate man led his team to a speedway title in spectacular fashion.Simon Lambert says lifting the Championship Cup as captain of the Scunthorpe Scorpions was the best moment of his career.The 34-year-old has been in the form of his life in recent seasons and won all four of his races in the second leg of the cup final ...

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Sayers outbrakes rival for final success

Ryan Sayers secured second place in a thrilling finale to the Production GTi Championship at Snetterton Circuit. He had a four-point lead over third-placed Simon Vercoe going into the weekend. A close battle in the first race saw him finish third, meaning he had to beat Vercoe to finish ahead of him in the points table.Halfway through the race, Sayers out-braked ...

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Laffins ends with pair of wins

It was a fantastic end to the season for G&S Racing Kawasaki at Brands Hatch. The team’s Junior Superstock riders Sam Laffins and Asher Durham recorded two wins and third and fourth place finishes.After dominating a wet free practice, Laffins was odds on favourite to take the win in damp conditions on Saturday and he did not disappoint. He took ...

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Dirt track glory for Wilson at Alford

Three wins out of four in the final rounds of the DTRA UK Flat Track Intermediate championship at Greenfields Dirt Track near Alford confirmed Ollie Wilson as champion. The South Lincolnshire-based 12-year-old had won every race in the previous five rounds of the championship and was top of the leaderboard in practice with an advantage of just half a second ahead of Oskar ...

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Title for Schweikhardt

A relatively new driver in competitive motorsport has landed his first national championship.Steve Schweikhardt, from Spalding, rounded off a brilliant season with the 750 Motor Club by clinching the overall title in the final round at Donington Park.Schweikhardt entered the BMW Car Club’s annual championship three years ago in a car he built himself and the 48-year-old’s previous best was third place ...

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First for Laffins but Durham crashes

The ups and downs of racing affected the G&S Racing Kawasaki Junior Superstock team at Donington Park on Sunday.Sam Laffins took a comfortable victory in the penultimate round of the campaign and it could easily have been a double podium for the team but Asher Durham was unlucky to crash out of fourth place when challenging for third.After qualifying in ...

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Crash ends season for Boerboom

Some weekends go well and others do not but for G&S Racing Kawasaki it was a case of both scenarios at Oulton Park.Jorel Boerboom suffered a crash in the National Superstock race through no fault of his own on Saturday, and on Sunday the two Junior Superstock riders, Sam Laffins and Asher Durham, finished third and fourth in the Junior ...

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Welsh weekend sees Wilson clinch the title

Ollie Wilson put on a champion show in the penultimate two rounds of the DTRA Flat track youth intermediate championship at the Amman Valley track in Carmarthenshire.He won all three races and the grand final, which give him maximum points and the 2023 title.Riding the KTM85cc, the 12 year old rider from Kirton, a second year pupil at the Banovallum ...

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Fisher well placed to claim second spot

Kime Racing rider Tom Fisher recorded two top-five results in the penultimate round of the No Limits Pirelli Super Series 600 championship at Oulton Park on Saturday. He remains in second place in the rider standings, with one round remaining.A few British championship riders were using the track time to get a set-up for the next round of their championship ...

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Top ten finish for new G&S recruit Laffins

The G&S Racing Kawasaki team was at Cadwell Park for round eight of the Pirelli National Superstock championship where Jorel Boerboom rode well to clinch a top 20 result. Asher Durham was unfortunate to crash out of his race in the Junior Superstock race and new recruit Sam Laffins who has joined the team for the last few rounds of ...

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Pulling nomination for top young star

Gosberton race ace Abbi Pulling is in the running for a prestigious prize that could open the door to a glittering motor sport career. The F1 Academy driver is one of 10 drivers nominated for the Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award and, if successful, will win £200,000 and a Formula 1 test drive with the ...

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Durham misses out on first place by tiniest of margins

It was another good weekend for G&S Racing Kawasaki when the team paid its annual visit to Thruxton circuit for round seven of the Pirelli National Superstock and Junior Championship. Asher Durham rode to a close second place in the Junior race and Jorel Boerboom a 25th and 26th place in the senior class.Durham had a tricky qualifying session on ...

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Frustration for Pulling

There were huge frustrations for Gosberton’s Abbi Pulling in the final round of the F1 Academy ahead of a long break before the final round.She was quick at the Paul Ricard circuit in France, topping the time sheets in both the free practices and then again in qualifying one before finishing second in two.She told the FA Academy website: “I’m ...

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Sargent’s new car is a flyer

Just a week after being crowned British champion, Donington’s Finn Sargent is celebrating again.The 21-year-old stock car driver steered his self-built vehicle to seventh place in the Brisca Formula One World Championship semi-final at Mildenhall on Sunday.The top 10 finishers go through to the world final, meaning Sargent will have the chance to add an even more glittering honour to his ...

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Fisher takes advantage of rain to leap up standings

Kime Racing rider Tom Fisher recorded three podium finishes, including one win, at Brands Hatch in round six of the No Limits Pirelli Super 600 championship at the weekend. That enabled the south Lincolnshire-based rider to move from fourth to second in the overall rider standings, with two rounds remaining.After topping the table in qualifying, Fisher started the first race on Saturday from pole ...

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