Category: Road Racing

Stan Dibben

Stan Dibben

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,

Mark

click continue reading for Stan on Sidecar Radio with Slow Phil and the short film “No Ordinary Passenger”

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Team A.R.C. Retain The Ian Bell Memorial Trophy In An Immaculate Showing At Scarborough

Harrison & Winkle Get The Holeshot From Crawford & Hardie

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).

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Jock at TT

Jock Taylor’s 1980 Sidecar will remain in Scotland

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 ‘’.

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by Paul Deighton

Record Breaking “Battle Of Britain” At Croft

Words – Tim Langham Photographs – Paul Deighton

Croft Circuit served up some first class racing over the weekend of the 5th and 6th September, with a full grid of sidecars ranging from classic to F600, with a number of the top teams in the U.K. in attendance.

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Croft To Host Annual “Battle Of Britain” Races

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.

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MoTeC ECU – Know what you are buying

An article from Andrew ‘Angus’ Brooke

MoTeC is a fairly expensive bit of kit, so do your research in what you are buying. I will be telling you rough prices of new kit, and things to keep eye out for with second hand.

THIS IS NOT A SALES PITCH, instead I want to inform. I have no issues with other systems, or second hand kit, but sometimes deals aren’t as good as they appear.

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