Fresh ground was broken at the end of the 2019 season when a youngster, almost a rookie in fact, beat all the established stars to the British Championship title. Todd Ellis, partnered by the experienced Chaz Richardson set the paddock alight, and made everyone sit up and notice. It’s a known fact sidecar crews can continue racing at a high level far longer than their solo counterparts, and that has led to the age profile in the paddock tending to be higher. The number of youngsters coming into the sport is small, so when we do get real talent at an early age it is something to be celebrated and promoted. In most cases, the younger element is attracted by family involvement with the youngsters growing up alongside three wheels rather than two. For 2021, three such riders will be hell-bent on making their reputations and following in the footsteps of Todd Ellis.Continue reading
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 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
When crews arrive at Cadwell Park for the opening round of the 2020 season, there will be a new face responsible for all Sidecar Paddock disciplines and behaviour.
The vastly experienced Gary Bryan has enjoyed a long sidecar association, with Isle of Man TT success to his name, as well as F1 and F2 Championship honours.
Stepping back from active short-circuit competition to care-take and manage his stepson Todd Ellis, Gary has accepted the role of Paddock Manager for Roger Body’s RKB-F1 organisation. This wealth of experience, combined with Gary’s “no-nonsense” manner, will be ideally suited to the many challenges facing him on every race weekend
The role has been officially recognised by MSVR with whom he will be working closely on BSB weekends, ensuring the Sidecar fraternity maintains its high standards.
All crews are therefore reminded that Gary is working on behalf of them and the sidecar family in general to maximise and maintain the good reputation we have earned over many seasons.
We all wish Gary all the best in this new venture and give him our total support.
Media Matters Barry Nutley
From JUSTINE MOLYNEUX
So Dave is cycling around the TT course this Friday on Not “senior race day “ please support Dave as he does a lap of the TT with Max Walker.Continue reading