British F1: 2020 Cadwell Park opening action just four weeks away

Despite the ravages of the COVID-19 crisis, the British Championship season WILL get underway at Cadwell Park over the weekend of 8/9th August.

This is not the Revival as we know it, but nonetheless there will be two sessions for classic and older outfits. This is still very much a sidecar festival, although with a different feel.

Nothing is normal right now, but we are all determined that life will be as close to normal as we can possibly make it.

It is therefore vital that we have full grids for our opening round, and as such, all British Championship competitors are urged to get their entries in as soon as possible.

Given the uncertainty over recent months, and the extraordinary lengths we have gone to in order to produce a series, it is now the turn of the teams to demonstrate their commitment and sign up for the season.

We are in negotiation with Eurosport to screen a highlight show for the event, and as the opening round of our series, that is important.

So, in summary, whether you are a regular British Championship team, or a classic or period sidecar team, we would like to see your entries.

New schedule is :-

8-9 August Cadwell Park

21-23 August Snetterton

19-20 September Knockhill

2-4 October Donington Park

16-18 October Brands Hatch

We’ll see you all at Cadwell – and stay safe.

FIM SIDECAR: 2020 CALENDAR, UPDATE 26 JUNE

Given the ongoing circumstances and restrictions associated with the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the FIM and RKB-F1/Santander Salt Ltd organisational team have had to make the following changes to the 2020 calendar.

Cancellation of the rounds at Le Mans, France (29-30 August) and Lausitzring, Germany (17-18 October).
Rescheduling of the round at Brands Hatch, Great Britain on 16-18 October.

Revised dates are as follows:
DATE VENUE COUNTRY FMN
04-06 September Rijeka Croatia HMS
26-27 September Pannoniaring Hungary MAMS
02-04 October Oschersleben Germany DMSB
16-18 October Brands Hatch Great Britain ACU
23-25 October Estoril Portugal FMP

Pic © Mark Walters (pictured: Jussi Veravainen)

Dave and Max: Not the TT 2020 Fundraising for Manx Solidarity Fund

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.

From the Just Giving Page :-
We’ve come together for ‘Not the TT 2020’, a fundraising challenge to support those impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. On Friday 12th June, the previously scheduled date of the Isle of Mans Senior TT Race, we’ll be taking on the Isle of Man’s 37.73-mile TT course on bicycles.

We encourage you to donate £1 for every mile of the 37.73-mile course cycled. All donations will be going to the Manx Solidarity Fund, a Charitable Trust that delivers funds to causes and individuals on the Island that are in need as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Max-Walker6

2020 revised dates released – Championship is GO

British Sidecar Championship – from Barry Nutley

Further to our bulletin of last week, we are now delighted to announce the following schedule by which we can have a meaningful four or five round 2020 championship.

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Update from Bemsee

We’ve mentioned before….as things stand today for us nothing has particularly changed – the next key date is July 4th when ACU race permits may become available to Clubs, in line with current government plans. For things to get back to some normality the government would need to release the restriction on overnight camping. That’s a key component in Clubs being able to arrange events over more than 1 day.

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2020 Molson Group British Sidecar Championship revised dates to be released imminently

From Barry Nutley

Hot on the heels of the previous bulletin with regard to the former Revival Cadwell Park date, and the subsequent FIM release on the World Championship, RKB-F1 Motorsport is delighted to say that by the end of this week (w/e 6th June) we will be in a position to release a revised calender for the 2020 Molson Group British Sidecar Championship.

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2020 World Sidecar Dates updated

With the ongoing impact internationally and continued travel restrictions due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the FIM and RKB-F1/Santander Salt Ltd organisational team have had to make the following changes to the 2020 calendar.

I will get these onto the calendar soon – hopefully this weekend.

From the FIM site here

With the ongoing impact internationally and continued travel restrictions due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the FIM and RKB-F1/Santander Salt Ltd organisational team have had to make the following changes to the 2020 calendar.

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Sidecar track day at Knockhill 4th July 2020

Originally posted by Gavin Browne in the Scottish Sidecar Racing Club Facebook Group.


I am pleased to let you all know that Marin Motorsport have booked Knockhill for the 4th of July, this will be paid for by Marin and the test and training day will take place on the Saturday. As a result there will be no cost for any sidecar teams registered for the event.

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