Once again Roger Body and RKB-F1 Motorsport, ahead of the new season have delivered on a promise made to provide two days of pre-season testing and practice.
The published dates for the FIM Sidecar World Championship are still very much on target with the global pandemic situation appearing to be significantly improved. One early planned date however, that being the 23-25 April TBA event, is now formally removed from the schedule.
The Bennetts British Superbike Championship celebrates its 25th anniversary season against a challenging backdrop of COVID-19 restrictions and a ban on spectators during 2020.
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.
Four decades of top-level F1 sidecar racing around the globe have seen one chassis manufacturer dominate.
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.
RKB-F1 Motorsport is delighted to announce the continued support of Melksham based Avon Tyres for the new season.
RKB-F1 Motorsport in conjunction with MSV is in the advanced planning stages of a two-day open test programme exclusively for sidecars.
It is with great regret we are obliged to announce the cancellation of the sixth round of the Championship scheduled to run alongside the Bol D’Or in September.
RKB-F1 Motorsport in conjunction with the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme is delighted to announce an additional round to the published provisional calendar.
The Bennetts British Superbike Championship organisers today announced a change to the April test schedule and the date for the opening round at Oulton Park.
Since becoming official promoters in 2020, the aim of the RKB-F1 Motorsport and Santander Salt organisations has been to work closely with the FIM and circuit organisers to raise the profile and integrity of the FIM Sidecar World Championship.
The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end on 31st December 2020. Given the very recent news of a trade deal with the EU, announced on 24th December, ACU is aware of the need for organisers and participants to plan for 2021 and is seeking urgent responses from government to establish clear guidance.
Following the announcement that newly crowned Champions Steve Kershaw and Ryan Charlwood are making their own plans for 2021, comes the exciting news that the Anglo-Dutch pairing of Rob Biggs and Jeroen Schmitz will join the Santander Salt team for the new season.
Despite the disruption to 2020 caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the new season promises much to look forward to.
In what was without doubt one of the strangest and shortest seasons in recent years, the Santander Salt Team awning had much to celebrate at close of play at Brands Hatch.
Brands Finale sees Kershaw/Charlwood crowned Champions, as Ellis/Richardson lift International Superprix victory
I was reminded why we do not race beyond October as the weekend dawned on Friday. Cold, damp conditions prevailed, but the mood in the paddock was upbeat and buzzing.
Due to the World Superbike Estoril clash, both Brands Hatch sidecar races take place in the morning before Eurosport TV is on air with BSB. The races are therefore live on www.Eurosport.com on the Eurosport Player. They will also be on our RKB-F1 website during the week in full.
Week ending the 17th and 18th of October we will see the second of two “Sidecar Superprix” challenge weekends.