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Welcome to the new 2016 Season!

From Mike Dommett details and downloads of entry and registration forms for the 2016 British F1 Sidecar Championship. 

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Read more: British F1 Entry/Registration Forms.

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Portsmouth based Jed Pilmoor-Brady finds himself catapulted into the limelight for 2016, as passenger for World and British Superbike star Chris Walker in his rookie sidecar season. Jed, at just twenty-one years of age, already has earned his stripes in the F1 sidecar paddock with a solid season last year assisting Ian Drowne to eleventh place in the final standings for Mick Robson Racing, and previously with Simon Gilbert and his G-Force racing team. This latest development is without doubt another significant milestone in his young career.

Read more: Pilmoor-Brady in the hot seat with Walker for 2016

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There are not many boxes left to tick in the illustrious career of British and World Superbike star Chris Walker, but he has found one. Chris, the all-time fan's favourite, runner-up in the premier domestic championship no fewer than four times, will campaign three wheels in 2016 riding a Kawasaki LCR for Roger Body's Santander Salt Team.

Having raced successfully in all major Motorcycle Series around the world, including Grand Prix, Chris is excited about the new challenge. He is now looking to the future as successful proprietor of his new Kawasaki dealership, whilst having a serious attack on the British Sidecar Championship.

 

Read more: Walker the Stalker for 2016

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Driver Ben Holland and passenger Lee Watson will team up with driver Rupert Archer and passenger Steve Thomas in 2016 with Hannafin Contractors Ltd as the title sponsor. Team Hannafin Racing will compete for the British F1 Sidecar Championship running alongside the prestigious British Superbike Championship. This Championship is now regarded as the main sidecar Championship in the World being televised and watched by tens of thousands of spectators over the ten round series.

Read more: Two bike Team Hannafin Racing for 2016 British Formula One sidecar Championship


Round Ten of the British F1 at Brands Hatch is now on youtube

Click here for youtube or read more.. I'm having a mare with the new video player on here so it's in the main body of the article - apologies! 

Read more: Round 10 of the British F1

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After a fantastic 2015 season the Portsmouth based WPS Formula One British sidecar champions of driver Ricky Stevens from Havant and passenger Ryan Charlwood from Dover made their announcement for the 2016 season at the National Exhibition centre in Birmingham on the first day of the Motorcycle live show.

After a lot of hard work taking place since the end of the season in October the team will again be linking in with a British Superbike team - Quattro Plant - and will be known as "Quattro Cool Kawasaki, with the main sponsors being Quattro Plant and Cool Milk.

Read more: Quattro Cool Kawasaki , Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood in 2016

 

 

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GLENN WALSH HAS ASKED ME TO BUMP THIS UP - THE ORGANISERS WILL NEED TO KNOW NUMBERS VERY SOON, DON'T LEAVE IT TIL LAST MINUTE PLEASE!!

Please note! The evening is open not just to teams and their families, but anyone who wishes to have a fun evening in the company of some of the best sidecar racers in the UK - so please do read!

Now the hectic season has come to an end, it is time to think ahead and plan. The RKB-F1 Motorsport team is deeply involved in the season ahead. There is much to do with various negotiations on the sponsorship front, BSB teams are sniffing to be involved, and even one or two celebrity solo riders have expressed interest in piloting an F1 outfit. Clearly, the up-coming year is going to be a season to remember for many reasons. Not least of all the attendance of all the top teams from the UK on some very interesting machinery.

YOU can rub shoulders with the great and good (and the not so good) by joining us at the awards evening for the 2015 championship. We will be recognising a terrific year by a worthy pair of young champions, and many other stellar performances.

Read more: A REMINDER - Hyundai/Molson Championship Awards Dinner/Dance - Join in the fun.

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The 10th and final round of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British F1 Sidecar Championship in association with the Molson Group was held on the 16 – 18th October at the famous Brands Hatch GP Circuit. The GP circuit was a familiar circuit to MkRacing's Martin Kirk and Ben Hughes, after one of their strongest result there earlier in the season, the team where hoping for another good result to cement their place in the top 15 of the championship. With double points available at this round and with the team sitting in 13th, it was all to play for.

Read more: MK Racing, Brands Hatch British Championship, last round of the season.

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After a fantastic 3 years it is with regret that we announce that FinningCAT are not able to sponsor the team in 2016. A huge thank you to all the guys there who have supported us through the highs and lows of the last 3 seasons. This leaves the team looking for a title sponsor for next season - if you or anyone you know would be interested in getting involved please get in touch by emailing

Havant's JH Racing Cat Finning sidecar team of driver Ben Holland and Rayleigh based passenger Lee Watson were lying in sixth spot in the championship. They were looking forward to ending the season with some solid results at Brands Hatch.

Read more: Team JH Racing need 2016 Sponsors, Brands Hatch report..

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Braintree's Cable racing team of driver Kevin Cable and his Colchester passenger Harry Payne would be lining up on the grid with former World, British and Isle of Man Champions, and teams from the Netherlands, Germany, and France..

Read more: Cable Racing, Brands Hatch Final British Championship Round

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Ben and Tom Birchall travelled to Brands Hatch to further their development of the LCR Honda 600 outfit by competing in the final round of the British F1 Sidecar championship at the Kent circuit resulting in two top 20 finishes.

Starting from a sixth row grid position for the start of the first race the start was delayed to allow for a shower of rain to pass through. Subsequently the race was reduced in distance from the scheduled 10 laps down to six.

Read more: BIRCHALL RACING - BRANDS HATCH

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Race One - With the title already wrapped up, the traditional Brands Hatch season closer took place under leaden skies on Saturday, with double points on hand for all crews, and especially those fighting over the other top places in the table. Added spice took the form of three wild-cards running 600cc outfits, and two crews from mainland Europe.

Read more: Champions sign off in style at thrilling Brands finale

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Two strong points finishes maintain Gary Horspole and Jimmy Connell's seventh place in the overall standings at the season finale which took place at Brands Hatch on Saturday. The Sleaford F1 sidecar driver and his Scottish passenger were competing in the final two races of the British F1 Sidecar championship at the Kent circuit over the weekend and rode well in the differing weather conditions.

Read more: HORSPOLE ENDS SEASON IN SEVENTH

 

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The Assured Office Solutions/Be Wiser Kawasaki F1 Sidecar team of Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood will arrive in Kent knowing that the weekend's two races can be contested with zero pressure. A dominant season which saw them lift eleven victories has given them the 2015 title ahead of the final round. It has been a thoroughly fascinating season with many twists and turns along the way for many of the teams.

Read more: Brands Hatch welcomes new Champions on 16-18th October