Beverley-based racers have enjoyed a successful time on the track following the return to the Isle of Man after a 2-year wait for the TT races.
Three Beverley-based sidecar racers would compete with Gary Gibson and Tom Christie riding the all-new Beverley-built CES F2 chassis and Daryl Gibson partnering 17 times TT winner Dave Molyneux onboard the DMR KTM.
The East Yorkshire based Ashcourt Racing squad enjoyed a quite momentous, tumultuous first TT campaign, which saw Lee Johnston finally join the TT winners circle.
Consistently near the sharp end of the Supersport timesheets during practice week, Johnston following a solid top 15 placing in the RST Superbike race, produced a quite brilliant display aboard the Ashcourt Yamaha to take the spoils in the opening Monster Energy Supersport encounter.
East Yorkshire is guaranteed a prominent presence at this year’s International Road Races, following the recent confirmation that Lee Johnston will lead the newly formed Ashcourt Racing teams challenge.
Alongside competing on S1000RR BMW’s at TT 2019, the North West 200 and Ulster Grand Prix, six times International road race winner Johnston will also pilot in the Supersport encounters at the International events Yamaha’s proven, hugely successful YZF-R6 steed.
Fastest Sidecar newcomers of 2017, the father and son team of Gary Gibson/Daryl Gibson are confirmed to return this May to the Mountain Course, as they aim to build upon their impressive performances from recent TT ventures.
Last June saw the Beverley based duo build and some upon their momentous event debut from 2017, banking series of impressive results.