Barry Sheene Festival Preview – Part 4 – Lightweights/Classics

Barry Sheene Festival Preview – Part 4 – Lightweights/Classics

Part four of Road Racing News, Barry Sheene Festival preview series, fixates on the intertwined Lightweight, Classic races.

Overall, despite clashing with the latest BSB round at Knockhill, IRRC round at Schleizer Dreieck, entry numbers stand at close to 30.

In terms of 125/Moto 3, 400cc 4-stroke, two-stroke 250, 350, 500 4-stroke, 1000cc yesteryear exponents, notable entrants include to name but a few:

Local racer William Grant (T-Shields Transport/Kay Halton Travel Counsellor), eight times Sidecar TT winner, Manx GP winner Dan Sayle (Falcon Electrical), Jack Worth (Warrior Racing).

Tony Flinton, Andrew Jackson, John Hannaford (Flitwick Mowers Bedfordshire), Richard Ford, Gary McCoy.

Aermacchi mounted Adrian Skaife, Richard Ford (Bob Jackson Norton), Alex Sinclair (Fox Classic Racing), John Cliffe (Norton Petty Manx – Whitby Tyre & Exhaust Centre Ltd).

Sam Ward (O’Reilly Tanker Services), Andrew Murphy (PCRS Bikesport) and overall Lightweights race winner times three during the Bob Smith Spring Cup, Stuart Hall (Whippet Racing).

CB 500 pilots wise, top-class force of recent times at Scarborough, Grant Whitaker, Don Gilbert, upcoming talent Bailey Harker should feature prominently.

Liam McPherson, Richard Hughes, Nik Sweet are others with designs on above average finishes.

Roll on Road Racing News Lightweights/Classics races this weekend, hard-fought, crowd-pleasing competition on the horizon.

Now just for the good old weather to be on our side!

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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