Greenfield Dirt Track, a Saturday afternoon in June, even though, from the number of woolie hats, it doesn't look like it. The Saturday race has just been rained off. It's not a surprise. The forecast was terrible and it's rained all day. Still racers and families had driven from all over the country, and beyond, with optimism fighting realism all the way there. It was ok for me. I live in the UK's flat track heartland, Lincolnshire. Greenfield is only an hour's drive for me.
I feel the Sideburn-supported DTRA Vintage class is going to have itself a new hole ripped by this Honda framer. It has been built by UK flat track stalwart, Paul 'Harry' Harrison in the moments when he hasn't been fettling many of the UK's vintage twin flat track race machinery. Paul has been competing on a Morini in the vintage class, but this C&J framed XL350 is something else. It might not have the legs of the best British twins, but it'll be a damnsight more nimble on th
The inaugural DTRA European championships (sponsored by Indian Motorcycle) rolls into San Sebastien, Spain for the second round this weekend. There are classes for pros, vintage and hooligans. I can see this series growing into something really special with rounds in Germany, Italy, who knows where else? #WheelsandWaves #ElRollo #Spain #Euroflattrack #DTRA2019 #DTRA
This Bultaco is going to make it's DTRA Sideburn Vintage class debut in the near future, hopefully next week at the Greenfield TT. Its owner, Ben Eddings, shared some details about himself and his bike. I've been a Sideburn subscriber since issue #21 but only had my first actual taste of racing in August 2018; Sean Kelly loaned me his race proven Yamaha #33 for a day at Rye House. I came dead last in the two heats I could make the thing start for but loved it, in particular t