Road Racing News

Yamaha Upgrade Amongst Callum Ward’s 2017 Roads Plans

One of Callum Ward’s plans for his 2017 roads campaign, is to upgrade his current YZF R6 Yamaha mount.

His trusty stead has taken him to many a notable result, on the roads. This includes 9th position in this years Newcomers A Manx GP.

He also went onto wrap up a very respectable 39th in the Junior race, along the way lapping close to the 110 mph mark.

Set to return to the Manx next year, Callum is hugely looking forward to competing again, on the world famous Mountain Course.

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Photo by Nick Wheeler

Tipped to enjoy a long fruitful career on the most famous road racing circuit in the world, the East Yorkshireman has the roads craft, to in the near future be in contention for elite results, at the Manx Grand Prix.

Alongside the Manx GP, 2017 is set to see him back at Oliver’s Mount, taking in all four meetings at Scarborough, the Spring Cup, Cock of The North, Barry Sheene Road Race Festival and the 67th Scarborough Gold Cup.

A race winner around the mount, Callum has developed in recent years into an accomplished exponent, of England’s only roads circuit.

With his own teams YZF R6 Yamaha, set to undergo an upgrade, he should have the machinery capable of propelling him to more standout results in 2017.

His 2017 roads season is set to begin at the Spring Cup National Road Races, which back in 2015, marked his first venture into pure road racing.

Words by Stevie Rial

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