Road Racing News

Weekly News Round Up

Czech roads action will return next month with the Dymokury Road Races, taking centre stage from the 5th-6th of September.

Supersport 300’s could be well be Whanganui bound in December, following the announcement that the new wave racing class will be apart of the prestigious New Zealand based Suzuki Series.

This year’s Cemetery Circuit Races taking place as per tradition on Boxing Day 26th December, will mark 70 years of race action at the ‘Southern Hemisphere’s Isle of Man’.

Free practice sessions at the eagerly awaited Barry Sheene Classic are set to get underway from 9:00 AM on the 14th of August.

The first timed practice session at Scarborough will focus upon Oliver’s Mount debutants which include Obsession Engineering supported Martin Morris and Hoots Racing/Gorilla Racing’s Craig Hoxton.

Keeping going with the Oliver’s Mount newcomers topic, TT stalwart, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb competitor Eric Wilson is hoping to sample England’s only closed roads course next month, at the 69th Gold Cup meeting.

This weekend sees the start of the 2020 British Superbike Championship plus support Championships at Donington Park and various International roads greats, next generation roads exponents are in action including the following:

Glenn Irwin (Honda Racing), Brian McCormack (On1 Racing), Mountain Course lap record holder Peter Hickman (Smiths Racing), Davey Todd (Honda Racing), Lee Johnston (Ashcourt Racing).

Photo by Mark Corlett

24 times North West 200 winner Alastair Seeley (Quattro Team ABM Racing), Joe Thompson (Spirit Moto Corsa), Stephen Smith (Slipps Racing), Ian Hutchinson (Edwards 1902 BMW) and Adam McLean (Binch Racing).

Competition gets underway on Friday from 10:00 AM with free practice sessions per class whilst race action for the aforementioned competitors is scheduled to get underway from 09:00 AM on Sunday.

Words by Stevie Rial