Road Racing News

Weekly News Round Up

Racers to already confirm their intention to sample next month’s Gold Cup meeting at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough include Team ILR with Mark Coverdale’s James Hind, Russell Brook, Craig Robertson and Whitby’s Justin Waring.

BSB National Superstock 1000 Championship front runner Damon Rees was in attendance at the Barry Sheene Classic whilst others making welcome returns to Scarborough included Jenny Tinmouth and Davey Todd, who previously competed three years ago at England’s sole closed roads course.

TV coverage for the Barry Sheene Classic, takes stage on ITV4 from the 25th-26th August with the hour long Greenlight Television produced content hosted by Steve Parrish.

Scarborough maestro Dean Harrison’s recent five wins from five starts on the Greenall Racing Kawasaki, have taken his overall Oliver’s Mount wins total to 88, the same number of F1 victories achieved by Lewis Hamilton!

Up to 53 racers are set to make their Cookstown 100 debut’s next month including James Ford, WH Racing’s Julian Trummer and the first Russian Orritor Circuit exponent Danila Krasniuk.

For all the latest on the vitally important information regards Covid-19 related safety measures for what’s set to be the only Irish roads meeting of 2020, visit the following link – Cookstown 100 site

Southern 100 podium finisher, rapidly improving Mountain Course competitor Sam West returns to BSB Superstock action this weekend, piloting the Cyclestore supported PRL Racing S1000RR BMW.

Wigan’s Josh Daley excelled during the recent No Limits Racing, Oulton Park meeting, claiming overall three top four finishes including a rostrum finish within the Endurance race alongside Chrissy Rouse and 16 times TT winner Ian Hutchinson.

Reminder Czech road racing returns next month with the two day Dymokury Road Races (5th-6th September).

Racers Dymokury bound include event debutant David Datzer and TT Races stalwart Toni Rechberger.

Words by Stevie Rial

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