A quick reminder to teams in the RKB series; "Standard Small Feather Flags" 2.5m with a waterbase

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Dean Harrison, winner of the Duke Road Race Rankings Championship 2017 and retaining his title first gained a year previously, received the coveted Geoff Duke Trophy during a special presentation at the Southern 100 Racing Club’s Annual Dinner recently. 

The uniquely designed trophy was presented to Dean by Geoff’s younger son, Michael and Mike’s daughter Kirsty.

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Southern 100 Racing is delighted to announce that Daryl Blake Construction Ltd of Port St Mary are to be the new headline Race Sponsor for the Southern 100 Sidecar Championship Race.

Sidecars were first raced on the 4.25-mile Colas Billown Course in 1962 and over the years those watching have witnessed many close and no-holds barred racing between the crème de-la creme of the sidecar crews, many of which have been or become TT, British and World champions.


One of the Isle of Man’s leading sidecar drivers, Michael Jackson, will make his debut at the Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, this year, with the Manxman contesting the two Sidecar races.

Joined by passenger Harry Payne, Jackson, who won the 2017 ACU British Formula Two Sidecar Cup, will compete in the two three-lap races on a newly acquired DMR chassis built by 17-time TT winner and fellow Manxman Dave Molyneux. The outfit will use a 600cc GSXR Suzuki engine.

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The planning process for the Cadwell Park Sidecar Revival to take place 23/24 June 2018 is gathering momentum, and RKB-F1 Motorsport is delighted to reveal the exciting classes and format for the event.

A thrilling combination of modern-day action, and pure nostalgia will make for a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the great and good from yesteryear, alongside the sleek torpedo which is the racing sidecar outfit of today. 

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Southern 100 Racing are pleased to confirm that the 2018 Official Media Launch of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Races, the Blackford Financial Services Pre-TT Classic Road Races and the Radcliffe Butchers Post TT Road Races will be broadcast live on Manx Radio.

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We changed our minds on the opening time as a number of riders advised they struggle with online access during office hours.

You will be able to book up to the first four meetings. Those of you who do the first three meetings will be emailed by the system later and have a 2-day opportunity to book the fifth meeting at Donington before any other riders. This will ensure that riders who are focusing on their championships will be able to book in advance of any other rider looking to do a future meeting as a one off.


Sleaford sidecar racer Gary Horspole has announced he is to return to the Isle of Man to compete in the 2018 TT festival. He has teamed up with former passenger Rob Biggs to ride a brand new F2 outfit built by Dean Ryde.

It is several years since Horspole last took part in the two three lap Sidecar races on the 37.73 mile mountain roads course along where, with his long time passenger Kevin Leigh, he enjoyed success. The pair rode to seven top 10 finishes including a second place in 2000 and two third places in 1998 and 2002.

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Entries for the 2018 Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races have been open for just one month and already 155 entries have been received and accepted from riders wishing to test their skills against the demanding 4.25-mile Billown Course.

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With grids in all nine races already half-full or more and still eight-weeks before entries close, everything points to another exciting and close action meeting as the event celebrates its 30th anniversary on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 25 th , 26 th & 27 th May.

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Mallory Park testing tomorrow (7th Feb 2018) has been cancelled due to the forecast weather. 

The circuit will run sidecars on the 28th February in the afternoon as is their usual setup, as long as they have 7 signed up. 

So far (6th Feb about lunchtime) that number is at 3 confirmed, so we have a good chance of getting 7 signed up by the 28th February. 

Did I get the 28th February in this article enough times yet for people to notice?!

See this page here on their website here, and  be sure to book before the date, which is?

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I have finally got the 2018 Paddock Representatives for Pagid updated - and before the season started this year! Click on the logo or here and at any time of the season on the logo to the right or below in the list of Site Partners! 


The Official Launch of the 2018 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy will take place on Wednesday 21st March at the Villa Marina.

The most famous names in TT racing will be in attendance at the event to talk about their preparations and ambitions ahead of the 2018 event.

The directors of the Welsh Road Race regretfully announce the postponement of the 2018 Welsh Road Race. This is due to recent changes in legislation on the Road Traffic Act in Wales. A date for the 2019 event has already been requested and will be announced shortly.

On the 9th of January this year, there was a hearing with regard to the repeal of the Road Traffic Act. The repeal was to allow the use of closed Public Roads for Motorsport events. This repeal came into effect yesterday, on the 2nd February.


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 Hyundai News

The traditional RKB-F1 awards presentation evening took place at the Bentley Hotel, South Hykeham, near Lincoln last Saturday evening, and a packed function room celebrated the efforts of the 2017 season contestants.
As reported throughout the year, there was plenty of drama in what had truly been a stellar year for many of the crews.
Highlights of this action were captured in a short video and music piece, shown immediately prior to the presentation itself.