I've put on you tube a vid I took from my flag position on turn 4 at Peterborough last year, that shows Dave Aldana and Johnny Lewis riding together. It starts out a bit shaky but settles down. I was going to put it on my Instagram (@that58dodge) , but it's probably too big a file. For those that get it, it needs to be out there to watch. For me to have been so close to such a nostalgic and also current spectacle was an unbelievable and inspiring event for me. To watch JL nos
The DTRA Presentation night in Bury St. Edmund’s was a memorable night for most, but a blur for some… The doors opened at 18:00 leaving an hour for visitors to look around the impressive Krazy Horse shop, selling custom built and low production motorcycles as well as clothing and food and drinks from the café and bar upstairs. The presentation, led by the DTRA's Anthony Brown, started with a list of companies and people to be thanked for helping throughout the racing season.
Following the disappointment of round 6, at Amman Valley, being rained off, the final round of the DTRA Championship was held at George Pickering's fabulous Greenfield Dirt track (featured in SB34) under wide, clear, Lincolnshire skies. The Vintage heat races began with a narrow groove laid down by the previous days racing but as the day's heats progressed the groove got broader until by the time we got to the finals it was 3 bikes wide, leading to some great racing. The hea
Time marches on. Not sure how it happened but last weekend was my first time back flat track racing in about five years. It wasn’t a conscious decision that I would stop racing, it just sort of happened. I’ve been a part of the UK flat track scene since the very beginning, however a handful of negative factors aligned themselves and I found myself letting things slide (pun intended). As the UK scene continued to thrive, I took on an organisational role within the DTRA. This w