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
The FIM is delighted to announce the launch of their brand-new website www.fim-moto.com that brings together the previous FIM-Live.com and FIM-Family.com websites in one easy to access platform. Benefitting from the latest advances in online technology, content will be refined according to each user’s profile. Use of clear colourisation will differentiate the experience for FIM Family members.Continue reading
Four decades of top-level F1 sidecar racing around the globe have seen one chassis manufacturer dominate.
Such is the level of his engineering prowess and innovation that Louis Christen’s monocoque LCR design stood head and shoulders above anything else available at the time, setting a standard which could only be emulated.
In its illustrious history, LCR has won no fewer than thirty-six FIM World Championships. That statistic alone speaks volumes.
There have been other manufacturers present, and indeed the late Terry Windle produced a chassis which claimed five world titles in the hands of George O’Dell, Jock Taylor, Darren Dixon and Steve Abbott.Continue reading
Despite an extremely difficult and uncertain few months, an immense effort by the RKB-F1 team, the FIM and circuit organisers has resulted in the published schedule for the 2021 FIM Sidecar World Championship.Continue reading
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RKB-F1 Motorsport is delighted to announce the continued support of Melksham based Avon Tyres for the new season.
The Avon product is the proven tyre for sidecar competition and the brand all competitors understand and trust.
There is a new man at the helm of the sidecar motorsport activity for Avon, as Steve Smith our contact for many seasons has moved across to the motorcycle sales team.Continue reading
The events calendar on here has been updated with what we have confirmed so far
Tonfanau Easter and May Cancelled,
BHR Test at Mallory and first 2 day meeting cancelled
Croft 27/28 March Cancelled
Olivers Mount Spring Cup moved back 2 weeks (so far)
John Lowther is looking for an experienced passenger to compete with him at this years A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Championship events, the four Oliver’s Mount meetings, and – should it go ahead – the Southern 100 on the Isle of Man. (All obviously depending on the situation regarding the current pandemic – as things stand at the present time, the first British F2 event is scheduled for the weekend of 16-18 April at Brands Hatch).Continue reading