International, national, rising, up coming pure road racing stars will be taking on a mix of enterprising challenges this weekend.
The latest Thundersport GB round held at Oulton Park has attracted entries from the likes of Phil Crowe, Josh Daley four times a race winner recently at Darley Moor, Ben Rea, ‘Tommy Club’ Manx GP members Stephen Parsons and Steven Proctor.
Kingston Upon Hull’s Callum Ward, Daniel Forbes, DC Racing’s Mike Norbury, Mike Norman Trophy from the 69th Scarborough Gold Cup Aran Sadler, Dan Frear and current leader of the 600 Elite series Championship, Jim Hind.
Performance Racing Achterhoek’s Jorn Hamberg, Virgil Amber Bloemhard, Ijla Caljouw are all on Benelux Trophy duty at Assen whilst German roads favourite David Datzer samples competition at Hockenheim.
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The final round of the Endurance World Championship at Estoril, Portugal also features a notable real roads exponent, who has five TT wins thus far, you guessed it the modern era TT great that is Peter Hickman.
Hickman as during the previous EWC round, links up with the factory BMW team competing alongside Kenny Foray and Markus Reiterberger.
Additionally this weekend also sees European Hill Climb Championship action in Italy, with competitors taking on the Passo Allo Spino course.
Words by Stevie Rial