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A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championships To Be Decided At Knockhill


Words – Tim Langham (F.S.R.A. Press Officer) / Photographs – Sid Diggins

Already the final round of the series is upon us this coming weekend (10th & 11th September) – it’s a cliché to say it but this season has flown past! Whilst last time out at Croft both the Super and Cup classes could have seen new champions crowned, misfortune on Sunday for Pete Founds / Jevan Walmsley (LCR Honda) and Rob Atkinson / Mark Middleton (Bellas Yamaha) has kept both series alive. The aforementioned teams only require a handful of points to seal the titles, so will be hoping to do so in Saturday’s opening race.

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Update for British F2 competitors from Pat

Calling all British F2 teams entered for Knockhill you have an email

Now the bad news I’m afraid the weather is not looking too great so please check your wet tyres and don’t forget to order from James if you think they need replacing, James will not be carrying any extra wet tyres, only those which have been pre-ordered

James is intending being at the circuit early Friday afternoon

To order contact

James Hutchings


Tel: +44 (0) 1373 302964

Molson British Sidecars

Cadwell Park BSB this weekend.,

Timetable on the live timing page here

Preview from Barry Nutley —

Ellis/Clement take big lead back to home ground

Just three weeks ago the Cadwell Sidecar Revival witnessed a dominant display by Santander Salt’s Todd Ellis/Emmanuelle Clement as they took three out of three. They further increased their points lead two weeks ago at Thruxton. Now they’re back again at Ellis’s home circuit for what they hope will be more of the same August 27-29.

The twenty-seven-year-old and his French lady passenger hail from Market Rasen, and list Cadwell Park as their favourite UK circuit. Their most recent performance on the iconic track built by Howard Wilkinson was testament to that, as they swept away the 600cc and 1000cc lap records on their Yamaha to break new ground as the fastest ever Cadwell sidecar lap.

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F.S.R.A. / Wintec Racing Pre-Injection Sidecar Championship – Round Four – Croft – 20th & 21st August

Words – Abbey Brooks / Photographs – Sid Diggins

This meeting kicked off on Saturday morning with a warm up which invited all sidecar teams to take part in, some of the pre-injection teams decided not to go out in this having tested on the Friday afternoon. We saw a couple of the teams go out to get some laps in before qualifying.

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A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship – Croft – 20th & 21st August


Words – Tim Langham (F.S.R.A. Press Officer) / Photographs – Ste McNorton

While the opening day could not have been better for the respective Super and F2 Cup teams of Pete Founds / Jevan Walmsley (LCR Honda) and Rob Atkinson / Mark Middleton (Bellas Yamaha) both taking maximum points in their sections, Sunday was a different matter. With the former crew failing to finish, and the latter unable to make the start, both titles will now not be decided until the final round at Knockhill next month.

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A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship – Croft – 20th & 21st August Preview

Words – Tim Langham (F.S.R.A. Press Officer) / Photos – Bryan Gough

Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire holds the penultimate round of the series – a year which has seen mixed fortunes for several teams. However, overall series leaders Pete Founds / Jevan Walmsley (LCR Honda) have been especially consistent, and go into the weekend with a 56 point lead over nearest rivals Steve & Matty Ramsden (LCR Honda). Meanwhile in the F2 Cup, Rob Atkinson / Mark Middleton (Bellas Yamaha) have gone the whole year unbeaten, with a 60 point advantage over Brian Ilaria / Arlo Brown (DDM Suzuki). Mathematically with just 100 points available, it is possible either or both series could be sown up this weekend, but would require many other crews to suffer non-finishes.

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F.S.R.A. / Wintec Pre-Injection Sidecar Championship Round Three Report – Cadwell Park Sidecar Revival

Words – Marianne Walford

In contrast to the previous weather at Anglesey, the weekend was warm and dry throughout – too warm at times.

F2 crew Liam Saunders / Ben Stell topped the leaderboard after qualifying, a second and a half ahead of Andrew Bingham / Steve Dalton, also F2. Three F1 outfits followed closely, with one F2 before the next three F1s.

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Tonfanau 28th August

From Amanda Mason.

Calling all Solos and Sidecars!

As August will be the final Tonfanau for CSCMC, we need to make it one to remember. We are therefore asking riders past and present to get your entries in and help us celebrate racing one last time

So, If you haven’t already entered then get your entries into Yvonne now!

Regs can be found here

Fearsome Thruxton marks half-way stage in 2022 title chase

The Molson Group sidecars head for Hampshire over the weekend of August 12-14 at the mid-point of a topsy-turvy season. With some top crews absent in the early season rounds, Lewis Blackstock and Paddy Rosney (DHR/Express Tyre Services Yamaha) had built a decent advantage going on to round three at Brands Hatch. A retirement cost them dear, compounded by double victory for Todd Ellis/Emmanuelle Clement on the Santander Salt Yamaha. Last weekend, three more races at Cadwell Park Revival put a different complexion on the standings, with Todd Ellis/Emmanuelle Clement emerging series leaders after ruling the roost with a devastating performance. They took three wins in Lincolnshire, smashing all known sidecar records along the way.

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Holden & Lowther Win Steve Norbury Trophy At Cadwell Park’s Sidecar Revival

Words – Tim Langham (F.S.R.A. Press Officer)

A weekend of high drama on the 6th and 7th August in perfect weather conditions saw three action packed races for the A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship. While Pete Founds / Jevan Walmsley (LCR Honda) extended their championship lead to 56 points – with only 100 remaining – it was consistency over the weekend for John Holden / Jake Lowther (LCR Yamaha) who landed the “Steve Norbury Trophy” after accumulating the most points of the registered teams. Meanwhile, runaway F2 Cup leaders Rob Atkinson / Mark Middleton (Bellas Yamaha) maintained their perfect record in class, winning all three races to require just 40 points from the last four races to seal the title.

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A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship – Round Four Preview


Words – Tim Langham (F.S.R.A. Press Officer) / Photographs – Ste McNorton

With the series at it’s halfway stage, the teams head to what is unarguably their “flagship event” of the year at Cadwell Park, with three points scoring races and a potential 75 points up for grabs which could prove pivotal in the chase for the final placings in both the Super and Cup sections of this two tier championship.

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