PETER HICKMAN WINS JOEY DUNLOP SOLO TT CHAMPIONSHIP WHILE BEN AND TOM BIRCHALL TAKE SIDECAR TITLE

Despite his misfortunes in the Dunlop Senior TT, Peter Hickman’s second place clinched the Joey Dunlop Solo Championship with three wins in the week by 13 points from Senior TT Race winner Dean Harrison (111). The awards are based on a championship points system with points for race positions in the RST Superbike, the two Monster Energy Supersport TT Races, the RL360 Superstock TT Race and the Dunlop Senior TT Race with a separate award for Sidecars with separate team, manufacturer and privateer awards. Ben and Tom Birchall took the…

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BEN BIRCHALL/ TOM BIRCHALL AT THE DOUBLE WITH SECOND TT RACE WIN IN A WEEK

Ben and Tom Birchall matched the ten wins of TT legend Rob Fisher when they took their second victory of the week in the Locate.im Sidecar TT Race at the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy. In a weather affected fortnight the race was moved forward from Friday’s scheduled start and reduced to 2 laps to complete a packed programme of races. The Nottinghamshire brothers overcame the early challenge of John Holden/Lee Cain to win by more than twenty seconds with Pete Founds/Jevan Walmsley sealing the…

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BEN AND TOM BIRCHALL TAKE SIXTH CONSECUTIVE SIDECAR TT RACE WIN IN NEW RACE RECORD

Ben and Tom Birchall took a dominant victory in Monday’s Locate.im Sidecar TT Race at the 2019 Isle of Man TT races, fuelled by Monster Energy, as they swept to victory by 48.116s from John Holden/Lee Cain with Alan Founds/Jake Lowther completing the podium in third. With a new race record of 57:24.005 (118.317mph), it was the sixth win in a row for the Birchall brothers and ninth in total as Tom became the most successful passenger in TT history bettering the previous best of eight wins he had jointly…

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Perfect weekend for Birchall racing at British Sidecar Championship Round One

Enjoying a perfect weekend at round one of the 2019 British Sidecar Championship, Ben and Tom Birchall qualified pole and topped the Oulton Park meeting with a comfortable win.The historic Oulton Park circuit was host to round one of the British Sidecar Championship over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend – May 4-6. Although they missed out on a podium finish at the recent World Sidecar Championship round one, Birchall Racing came into the event at the historic Cheshire circuit confident of a top performance.With conditions dry but cool late…

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POSITIVE WEEKEND FOR BIRCHALL RACING AT LE MANS

Birchall Racing have enjoyed a strong opening round to the 2019 FIM Sidecar World Championship held at Le Mans, France, finishing fourth and claiming valuable championship points. Despite an issue slowing their pace in the latter stages of the race, the team came away from the meeting having set the fastest time in every session, including a new race lap record. Teams were blessed with glorious sunshine for the entire weekend at round one of this year’s Sidecar World Championship, held in conjunction with the famous Le Mans 24-Hour motorcycle…

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BIRCHALL RACING – 2018 FIM SIDECAR WORLD CHAMPIONS

Mitchells of Mansfield backed Birchall Racing have won the 2018 FIM Sidecar World Championship with victory at the final round of the season in Oschersleben, Germany. With only one point separating the leading two teams coming into the seventh round, the championship fight ultimately came down to one race – a showdown between the Birchall brothers and their closest rivals Tim Reeves and Mark Wilkes. The whole weekend at the German circuit was bathed in sunshine with the track itself in perfect condition for racing. Ben and Tom had both…

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BIRCHALL RACING RETURN TO BSB AND TAKE CLASS WIN AT BRANDS HATCH

Ben and Tom Birchall returned to the BSB paddock last weekend to contest round six of the British Sidecar Championship held at the iconic Brands Hatch circuit in Kent. Up against a range of 1000 and 600cc mounted competitors the reigning world champions finished second overall, top of the 600cc outfits. Glorious conditions greeted the crews as they arrived at Brands Hatch and luckily a small shower before qualifying soon dried out and the teams took to the 2.43-mile GP circuit. Lacking the ultimate torque of the larger capacity machines,…

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RECORD BREAKING PERFORMANCE NETS BIRCHALL RACING EIGHTH TT WIN

Ben and Tom Birchall have won the 2018 Locate.im Sidecar TT Race 2 at the Isle of Man TT Races with an absolutely flawless performance that saw both lap and race records smashed for the second time in less than a week. The win gives the brothers their third TT double and their eighth win around the 37.75-mile Mountain Course.In perfect conditions, the IEG Racing supported pair rode three blinding laps, all of which were inside their previous lap record set in 2017. Following a steady start to the race,…

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BIRCHALLS CLAIM SEVENTH TT WIN WITH VICTORY IN 2018 SIDECAR RACE 1

Ben and Tom Birchall have scorched to their seventh win at the Isle of Man TT races with a win in the Locate.im Sidecar TT Race One. Their performance in the race was absolutely flawless with the Mansfield brothers smashing both lap and race records in near perfect conditions on the Mountain Course. The race started on time but an incident on the first lap caused the red flag to be shown and a full-restart was necessary. With the teams given time to regroup, the starter eventually dropped his flag…

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Birchalls blitz lap and race records on way to victory in Locate.im Sidecar TT Race 1

Ben and Tom Birchall took their seventh Isle of Man win on Saturday evening when they blitzed the record books in the opening Locate.im Formula Two Sidecar race at the 2018 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy, shattering both lap and race records. The Mansfield brothers broke their own lap record on each of the three laps, moving the outright lap record to an astonishing 118.694mph, and they came home 47.1s clear of John Holden/Lee Cain with Tim Reeves/Mark Wilkes completing the podium in third. After the…

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