Avon Tyres to support all rounds again in 2020

We are delighted to have the ongoing support of Avon Tyres our approved tyre supplier for the revised 2020 season. The relationship with Avon is well established, and they are a vital component in sidecar racing worldwide.

The opening round at Cadwell Park is the first time we will see our friendly Avon colleagues and at every round thereafter.

We are, however, anxious to make all teams aware that for the Knockhill date (September 19/20) the large Avon truck will not be heading North. They will service our needs from a smaller vehicle carrying a representative supply but will not have unlimited stock on board.

Teams are therefore advised to consider their potential needs and maybe make use of the large Avon stock at the preceding round at Snetterton BSB.

Not long to wait now boys and girls, Cadwell Park approaches.

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Media Matters Barry Nutley

Update from Bemsee

We’ve mentioned before….as things stand today for us nothing has particularly changed – the next key date is July 4th when ACU race permits may become available to Clubs, in line with current government plans. For things to get back to some normality the government would need to release the restriction on overnight camping. That’s a key component in Clubs being able to arrange events over more than 1 day.

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Cadwell Sidecar Revival cancelled, but get ready to rumble

Bemsee

from Barry Nutley

Whilst the Coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across sport, there are significant stirrings in the world of motorcycle racing. MotoGP and organisers have published a plan to go racing from July, and MSVR, the promoters of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship are busily putting together a revised schedule which will deliver a meaningful series in 2020. The Molson Group British Sidecars are inextricably linked with BSB and we eagerly await those announcements to get our own season back on track.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) – ACU Statement Update 17/03/20

It is with regret that the ACU are suspending all competition and social activity until 30th April 2020, but this will be constantly reviewed. This is in response to the emerging guidance issued by HM UK Government in response to the outbreak of COVID-19.

Statement on Covid-19
On behalf of ACU    

It is with regret that the ACU are suspending all competition and social activity until 30th April 2020, but this will be constantly reviewed. This is in response to the emerging guidance issued by HM UK Government in response to the outbreak of COVID-19.   

All permits for events during this time will be cancelled and reimbursed in full to the organising club/ promoter.    As the National Governing Body would ask all ACU Members to act responsibly and follow the Government’s guidance during this difficult time. We have a responsibility and duty of care to our staff who will be working from home, so please be patient with any queries you may have.   

As of writing (17th March 2020) HM Government have advised: 

  • – Persons to work from home where possible 
  • – People over the age of 70 to minimise social contact 
  • – Emergency services will not support mass gatherings 
  • – Stop non-essential travel  
  • – Avoid pubs, clubs, restaurants and cinemas  

This statement is supported in its entirety by AMCA

Up-to-date information on COVID-19 can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

Teams going to Brands Hatch with Bemsee next weekend, a message from Jon.

A message from Jon Restall, please take a look if you’re going to be teaching at Brands Hatch next weekend.

Any sidecars attending Brands Hatch this weekend please can you park as per paddock plan as there is a large entry this weekend and space is tight.

Please park non racing vehicles out of the way ie caravans etc behind awnings etc thank you

Marin Motorsports & Leeds Parcel Company Join Forces With Team A.R.C. For 2020 Campaign

Marin Motorsports & Leeds Parcel Company Join Forces With Team A.R.C. For 2020 Campaign

Lee Crawford and Scott Hardie are aiming to build on their impressive foundations on the short circuits and at the “real road” courses over the last few years in the coming season. The highlight of 2020 looks set to be the Isle of Man TT Races, where Lee will make his debut as a driver, although Scott has already put two successful visits under his belt, with a best finishing position to date of ninth place in Race B in 2019.

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2020 F.S.R.A. / Lane Building Services Pre-Injection Championship: Update From Dave Tibbles

2020 F.S.R.A. / Lane Building Services Pre-Injection Championship: Update From Dave Tibbles

Do you have a sidecar running with carburettors and want to race with like-minded enthusiasts? If so, the F.S.R.A. Pre-Injection Sidecar Championship may be the place for you.

The championship is held over eight rounds at six different circuits, which this year includes a round at the prestigious “International Sidecar Revival” meeting at Cadwell Park in August.

The rules are very simple – three wheels with period engines and chassis. The championship is divided into two classes: F2 for 350cc two strokes and 600cc four strokes, and F1 for all other engines up to 1300cc.

So far this year eighteen teams nationwide have registered – if you are interested or would like more information, please contact:

David Tibbles:

Telephone – 07740098550

Email – dave.tibs@btopenworld.com