Road Racing News

Road Racer’s Adventures: British Sidecar Championship, Knockhill

The British Sidecars fraternity including established leading three wheeling roads forces, descended last weekend upon the famous Scottish racing venue that is Knockhill.

Fresh from a quadruple of victories at the 69th Scarborough Gold Cup, Team A.R.C’s Lee Crawford/Scott Hardie showed last Sunday more accomplished form.

Crawford/Hardie who’s 2020 racing CV alongside Scarborough success also includes victories at Mallory Park and Croft, Knockhill racing tenure yielded very creditable 7th, 6th place finishes.

Looking towards 2021, they are aiming to tackle the TT Races pending the event taking place, with driver Crawford looking to take his first competitive steps around the fabled, mythical Mountain Course.

At the other end of the TT Racing universe, twice winner, 20 times podium finisher John Holden showcased he’s still as competitive as ever at Knockhill with a brace of top five finishes.

Silicone Barnes Racing’s Holden competing alongside Jake Lowther, although now widely considered a racing veteran remains one of the world’s best all round Sidecar racers who is helping inspire the next generation of three wheeling stars including his son George Holden.

Words by Stevie Rial

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