News Stories from October 2007

Weston Beach Race 2007

Story posted: 21. October 2007 by Richard Swaffield

Weston Beach Race – the largest off road motorcycle event in the UK, and one of the largest in the world. 2007 marks the silver anniversary of the Weston Beach Race, One of the main elements of the beach race has always been the number of competitors riding to raise money for charity, this year was no different with over 1100 Riders in the Senior solo race. If you were racing for Charity, and I have an image that you wish to use, please drop me an email, and I will sort you out. Unfortunately I was only present for the Senior Solo race, but what a battle it was! The entire front at Weston-super-Mare is given over to the Beach Race with a fun fair, trade site and other family activities all in full swing for the duration of the event. While extra shows like the Monster Trucks or Quad Freestyle Display on the beach, all add to the weekend experience.

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BMCRC-MRO Championships 14: Lydden Hill 13/14 October 2007

Story posted: 15. October 2007 by Richard Swaffield

The last Bemsee meeting of the season, is back at Lydden Hill. Every year this final round is the host for the famous Sidecar BUrn-up and the Lord of Lydden trophies. With an unfortunate clash with the BSB meeting at Brands, last years winner Steve Mercer and several other big names were not in attendance, leaving the title to be fought between John Paul Scott, Rob Elsmere and several others. 2007 FIM world sidecar champions Tim Reeves and Patrick Farrance were also present for the 'Burn-up" and there weas also a return for the sidecar Old timers. Other titles to be awarded this weekend were the BMZRC King of the Zeds, and YPM's Paul hogan and Danny Whal;in Memorial trophies. Clubman and Rookie 600 classes were still to be decided! There was also some non-championship races for thunderbikes, minitwins, and 400cc classes.

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BMCRC/MRO Championships 13 & Champion of Brands

Story posted: 2. October 2007 by Richard Swaffield

Images to be uploaded in the next day or two. Congratulations to Kieran Blair for winning the champion of brands, and comiserations to Steve Mercer who was winning, until having a big crash at clearways.

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TTC Round 09: Brands Hatch Indy - September 2007

Story posted: 1. October 2007 by Richard Swaffield

Brands was the site for the final round of the very succesfull Triumph Triple challenge, and Michelin Young Yuns. This season has been one of the most exciting in the Bemsee field. With more than 6 winners of the Michelin watch and too mnay race winners to remember, it took until the last round for young Jimmy Dye to win the 'Michelin Young Gun' title, and Ricky Chadwick to win the (over 25's) Triumph Triple Challenge. Congratulations to both of them. And thanks to all the riders for providing an enthrawling championship. Here's to more of the same next year! Check out www.triumphtriplechallenge.com for more details of this years racing and to follow plans for next year.

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