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    Congratulations to the 2019 F.S.R.A. / Lane Building Services Pre-Injection championship winners – in the F2 class, Rob Fisher / Rick Long took a runaway victory. They had a remarkable season with seventeen wins and one DNF from eighteen starts. The F1 class winners were Wesley Pettman / Ben Robinson, entering five of the six rounds with a perfect finishing record – indeed placing on the podium in every race they contested.

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    Firstly, on behalf of the F.S.R.A. / Lane Building Services Pre-Injection teams, may I express a big thank you to the Wirral 100 club for their support over many years, and for hosting the final round of the series this weekend.

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    The 2019 A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship came to a close at a very soggy and Autumnal Oulton Park, with optional testing on Friday and qualifying and two races on Saturday to decide the final standings. While the Super F2 series had been secured almost a month earlier at Castle Combe, going the way once again of Pete Founds / Jevan Walmsley (LCR Suzuki), there was still the matter of the championship top three to decide. Meanwhile, a battle in the F2 Cup has raged all year between Simon Robinson / Mick Fairhurst (LCR Suzuki) and Rob Atkinson / Mark Middleton (Bellas Suzuki), providing some excellent, clean competition between the teams – neither of which had accrued enough points prior to Oulton to land the title.

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    The eighth and final event of the 2019 A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship will be held at the popular Cheshire circuit of Oulton Park on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September. Testing and free practice will be held on Friday, with qualifying and two races the following day.

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    The seventh event of the 2019 A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship was a weekend of high drama and excitement. None more so than for Lee Crawford / Scott Hardie (LCR Suzuki), who took a dominant win in race one in sunny and relatively warm conditions. Sunday's weather could not have been further removed the previous day, nor could the result for Team A.R.C., as they aquaplaned off the circuit in race two in spectacular fashion. A re-start saw a popular win for John Lowther / Tom Christie (LCR Honda) – their first victory at this level following numerous podiums over the last few seasons. The F2 Cup title will not be decided until next weekend's season finale, with contenders Simon Robinson / Mick Fairhurst (LCR Suzuki) and Rob Atkinson / Mark Middleton (Bellas Suzuki) sharing the points equally with a win and second place each.

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    The penultimate round of the A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship takes place at Mallory Park over the weekend of 21st and 22nd September. At the previous round – Castle Combe, Pete Founds and stand-in passenger Jake Lowther took a double win on their LCR Suzuki to land Team Founds an unprecedented fourth consecutive British Championship title. All being well, Founds should have Jevan Walmsley back alongside him at Mallory Park, having recovered from a minor foot injury sustained at Croft in August.

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    Next weekend – the 21st and 22nd September – will see fourteen Pre-Injection sidecar teams head for Mallory Park for the fifth and penultimate round of the F.S.R.A. / Lane Building Services Championship.

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    Anglesey Circuit is the host for the fourth round of the 2019 A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship on the weekend of the 3rd and 4th August. This event marks the half way point in the series, and already champions of the last three years – Peter Founds / Jevan Walmsley (LCR Suzuki) have a commanding 65 point lead in the standings, having won six out of the seven races this year. They dropped points only in race one at Donington Park, finishing as runners up to Lee Crawford / Scott Hardie (LCR Suzuki), who occupy second place in the Super F2 title at the present time. However, the Team A.R.C. pairing will be arriving in North Wales full of confidence having taken a dominant brace of wins at Oliver's Mount last weekend, with the popular North Yorkshire road racing circuit finally resurrected following months of uncertainty.

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    Twelve Pre-Injection teams headed north to East Fortune near Edinburgh for their fourth championship round over the weekend of 13th and 14th July. Following a wet qualifying session, the weather changed for the better, with a hot and dry weekend for the duration of the event. The Melville club provided food and entertainment, making for a great atmosphere and it was a totally enjoyable weekend for all racers and their supporters.

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    Pete Founds / Jevan Walmsley (LCR Suzuki) absolutely dominated the A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar events at the second annual “Sidecar Revival” at Cadwell Park over the weekend of 22nd and 23rd June. They topped the timesheets in every session, claiming pole position and a hat trick of wins, breaking the lap record each time, and now head the standings by sixty five points. They were also presented with the Steve Norbury Trophy as winners of Sunday's opening F2 Sidecar race.

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    The action resumes in the A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship at Cadwell Park over the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd June, following a six week break in order to accommodate a weather - disrupted Isle of Man T.T. Races, where a number of the series regulars were competing. This weekend will see teams compete to win the “Steve Norbury Trophy”, which last year was won by Lee Crawford / Scott Hardie at Oulton Park.

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    Almost perfect conditions proved a thankful contrast to that of round two, as teams headed to Donington Park for the third installment of the F.S.R.A. / Lane Building Services Pre-Injection Sidecar Championship, hosted by N.G.R.R.C.

    In the F2 class, Rob Fisher, with regular passenger Rick Long back in the chair took their 600 Baker Thundercat to a hat-trick of victories to claim maximum points finishing first on the road in all three races. Next up, and also sealing three wins in the F1 class were Joe Heys / Gary Wheeler (1200 Heys Kawasaki), in what is Joe's fiftieth season of racing!

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    The second round of the 2019 A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship saw another lap record fall, in a weekend featuring some fantastic racing. There was a win each for Lee Crawford / Scott Hardie, and series leaders Pete Founds / Jevan Walmsley, both similarly mounted on LCR Suzuki machinery. Rob Atkinson / Glenn Dawson (Bellas Suzuki) were the dominant force in the F2 Cup, taking both wins to move up to third in the “series within a series”, despite having to miss the opening round at Snetterton a month ago.

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    Having just about recovered from the rain and wind at Oulton Park a fortnight ago, the third round of the 2019 F.S.R.A. Preinjection Sidecar Championship travels to Donington Park on the weekend of the 11th and 12th May. This looks set to be an interesting weekend of sidecar racing, with the A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Championship also being hosted by N.G.R.R.C. Seventeen Pre-Injection sidecars have entered, comprising of eleven F2 and six F1, this being the greatest turn out so far this year.

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    Donington Park is the setting for the second round of this year's A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship over the weekend of the 11th and 12th May. Three weeks have now passed since the opening event at a very chilly – but mainly dry – weekend at Snetterton. The trip to Norfolk was a particularly fruitful one for reigning champions Pete Founds / Jevan Walmsley who had a perfect weekend, with pole position, two wins and shaved a massive 1.9 seconds off the lap record. In the F2 Cup, series debutants Michael Kirkup / Arlo Brown topped the timesheets in every session, and took two convincing wins and hold a ten point advantage in this section.

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    Unfortunately the second round of the 2019 F.S.R.A. / Lane Building Services Pre-Injection Sidecar Championship saw fewer competitors – not due to a lack of enthusiasm or interest, but owing to the fact that the shared grid of sidecars was over-subscribed well before the closing date for entries.

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    Round two of the 2019 F.S.R.A. Pre-Injection Sidecar Championship, sponsored by Lane Building Services and PAGID Racing moves to Oulton Park on Saturday 27thApril.

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    The opening races of the 2019 A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship were held at a chilly Snetterton 200 over the weekend of 13th and 14th April. Results throughout the event saw a regular theme, as champions of the last three seasons – Pete Founds / Jevan Walmsley – took pole, two wins and shaved a huge 1.9 seconds off the previous lap record. Their intentions to land an unprecedented fourth championship title could not be clearer!

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    The opening round of the 2019 F.S.R.A. / Lane Building Services Pre-Injection Sidecar Championship took place on Sunday 7th April at Mallory Park. Both races were dominated by former champions, Rob Fisher / Rick Long, returning to the series following an absence of almost two full seasons. However, impressing greatly was sixteen-year-old Matthew Sims, taking a fine third place in the Trophy race as passenger to Hayley Christie in his first competitive outing.

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    The eagerly anticipated 2019 A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship gets underway on the weekend of Friday 12th to Sunday 14th April, at Snetterton Circuit, hosted by the North Gloucester Road Racing Club. Thirty six teams have pre-registered for the series this year, being the largest number for well over a decade, and thirty three of them will be in action at this opening event.