First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

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First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by freeridenick » Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:51 pm

Already working out my holiday plans!

https://www.welshroadrace.com

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Re: First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by podman » Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:16 pm

Waterproofs for all.. :mrgreen:

Seriously, looks like it should be mega.

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Re: First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by Watty » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:37 pm

Wrong!!! Olivers Mount in Scarborough has been a road race circuit since 1946!!
SH#T HAPPENS!!!!!!!!

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Re: First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by Watty » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:39 pm

SH#T HAPPENS!!!!!!!!

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Re: First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by freeridenick » Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:40 pm

Ah hah. You fell into the trap, or at least the same one I did. I said that to the guy on the stand at the NEC and apparently it's different.

Oliver's mount is closed by the local council, this one in Wales is closed by the Highways Agency, or something like that.

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Re: First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by Watty » Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:52 pm

freeridenick wrote:
Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:40 pm
Ah hah. You fell into the trap, or at least the same one I did. I said that to the guy on the stand at the NEC and apparently it's different.

Oliver's mount is closed by the local council, this one in Wales is closed by the Highways Agency, or something like that.
Think that statement might be a ploy so Wales RR can take the glory!!
SH#T HAPPENS!!!!!!!!

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Re: First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by vtwin goody » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:26 am

now cancelled

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Re: First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by freeridenick » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:45 am

vtwin goody wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:26 am
now cancelled
baldrocks :(

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Re: First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by MacV2 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:47 pm

freeridenick wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:45 am
vtwin goody wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:26 am
now cancelled
baldrocks :(
Indeed been put off due to some paperwork issues or somesuch...

https://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopi ... 39#p457002
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Re: First road race in mainland UK in 60 odd years

Post by Steve97 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:25 pm

me thinks they were "testing the water", maybe next year ?

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