The popular Czech Republic based Indi Racing team have unveiled their plans for the 2018 roads season, which includes returns to the Armoy Road Races, Terlicko and the MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix.
Set to remain this season YZF R6 Yamaha mounted, Czech roads great Michal Dokoupil is scheduled to begin his latest roads campaign at the Cookstown 100.
He’s then set to take in the Tandragee 100, 300 Curves of Gustav Havel meet at Horice before embarking upon his ninth TT Races stint.
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Michal’s partner and team mate Veronika Hankocyova, is also planning to sample the Mountain Course for the first time this year at the Manx Grand Prix.
Aiming to compete in the Newcomers B and Super Twin races, she has the proven pure roads calibre to make a striking first impression upon the world famous Manx roads.
Still on the lookout for additional prospective sponsors, Indi Racing Team’s confirmed backers thus far for this season include Novak’s International, Das Trans Racing, PSi and Tyrex.cz.
Great ambassadors for road racing, they are a small team with a big passion for the sport, as their team motivation dictates, “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”
Hugely popular within the Irish roads fraternity, worldwide and back home in the Czech Republic, expect Michal and Veronika to provide more colourful moments on the roads in 2018 and contend and some for various first class results.
Words by Stevie Rial