Race Reports

Round 3 2024 – Donington Park

Round three of the 2024 Lansdowne series comes from Donington Park, a real favourite with our riders. With weather forecast good, the paddock crammed with smiling faces, the scene is set. With the TT on and folk on holiday we still managed a healthy entry of 23 pilots all primed and ready for some classic Donington…

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Round 2 2024 – Darley Moor

Squelch – squelch! whose idea was this to come to Darley Moor on a Friday evening? Rain mixed with half the surrounding field produced a paddock better suited to winter motocross. Hardy folk ploughed through the muck to get their bikes scrutineered whilst others bantered how grippy the track is even when wet. A flick at the…

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Round 1 of the ’24 Season – Pembrey

Through the visor of Tony Perkin The winter hibernation behind us, blood coursing through our veins, machines lovingly prepared as once again we are blessed to be racing. Pembrey may have played it’s part as home to Spitfire squadrons during World War 2, so must welcome the sound of our thoroughbred British machines. With a…

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Round 5 2023 – Anglesey

Storm Betty did it’s utmost to bugger up the final round of our series but a determined team in the hosting NG club were ready to pounce at the first break in weather and with winds up to 75 mph the whole meeting was very much under threat. With Saturday a none event we hardy, read stupid,…

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Round 4 2023 – Cadwell Park

Who doesn’t like the incredible Cadwell Park, with a mixture of everything we find scummy in a racetrack it provides an ideal playground for our undiluted machinery. With weather looking decidedly iffy, this was going to be a test of nerves and skill (and that was just getting off the field on Sunday!). With the bikes and kit tech…

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Round 3 2023 – Donington Park

Through the visor of Tony Perkins We threw the blooming kitchen sink at this one, Donington Park,Classic Festival, end of July, with our Lansdowne family and friends. We were to experience every emotion going, the highs and lows of our beloved sport and everything in-between. Let’s begin. Arrival had the Lansdowne Team mark our area…

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Round 2 2023 – Snetterton

Qualifying With a very strong grid of 30 riders, qualifying required each pilot to learn the not often used 300 twisting infield section and link to the usual 200 very quick outer ribbon of asphalt. A tent billowing headwind up the start/finish straight encouraged a right tight tuck in position with added streamlining gained by…

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Round 1 of the ’23 Season – Pembrey

Through the visor of Tony Perkin Arriving on Thursday evening for this the Stan Woods meeting,  torrential rain made the prospect of racing look grim. But once all ‘the righteous’ were assembled at Pembrey circuit for the first round of our championship, hosted by the CRMC, the clouds parted and as most of the country…

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Round 7 2022 – Castle Combe

Through the visor of Tony Perkin Castle Combe brought out the very reason riders, supporters and the paying public love the Lansdowne series – un-diluted classes of equal machinery guarantees fast competitive races throughout the field yielding a fantastic response from the fans around the circuit. Blessed with fine weather, the early morning practice blew…

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Round 6 2022 – Cadwell Park

Through the visor of Tony Perkin What a venue. Cadwell Park basking in sunshine, just perfect. This being a round of the Sidecar British Championship it was packed, but among the melee the Lansdowne riders made their home for the weekend fairly close together, and so after the usual pre-race legalities it was Gorgeous George Thomas who took pole…

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