As a consequence of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Isle of Man Government has taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Isle of Man TT Races. We recognise that the cancellation may greatly impact our visitors and everyone associated with the TT, and have put together the following list of Frequently Asked Questions for those of you who may be affected. We appreciate your patience and will be updating the following information regularly as and when the position becomes clearer and will help you wherever we can do.Continue reading
From Manx radio
An announcement on next year’s TT is to be made by the Department for Enterprise on Monday.
There’s no indication yet as to what the update will entail.
The public announcement is due to be released at 12pm, and will be brought to you live here on Manx Radio
From Mark Dibben.
A quick note to let you all know that Stan Dibben, my Father, passed away this evening peacefully with family by his side.
I will write more in the coming days with Dad’s wishes re celebrating his life.
All best in the meantime, and thanks indeed for all the love you have shown him over many, many years,
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Words – Tim Langham / Photographs – Dirk Wharton
Exactly a year had passed since the last “real road race” for sidecars in the U.K., and it was the Oliver’s Mount International Gold Cup meeting, hosted by 243 Racing which had the honour of being the only such meeting to run in 2020.
A full grid of sidecars had entered, and some excitement prior to the event had been generated with the news that multi world champions and TT winners Ben and Tom Birchall had entered, and were to make their racing debut around the 2.43 mile North Yorkshire parkland circuit aboard their LCR Honda. However, they were to face stiff competition from regulars Lee Crawford / Scott Hardie (LCR Suzuki); Conrad Harrison / Andy Winkle (Bellas Honda) and Steve and Matty Ramsden (LCR Honda).Continue reading
FROM BORIS STROUD
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Marin Motorsports Announces Jock Taylor’s 1980 Sidecar will remain in Scotland to Honor the Scottish Sidecar Racing Hero
It is hoped we have saved a little bit History which supports the Future Sidecar Racing Community for Generations to Come. ‘’ Quotes the Consortium chairman ‘’.Continue reading
Words – Tim Langham (FSRA Press Officer)
Photographs – Dirk Wharton
North Yorkshire’s Croft Circuit once again plays host to the annual “Battle Of Britain” race meeting – a unique weekend catering for two, three and four wheeled racing machines. The sidecar events have attracted a grid of over twenty teams, ranging from classic to F600, promising some entertaining racing right through the field.Continue reading