Monday April 19th 2021

Early Sunday morning, I clicked onto the F1 race from Italy - the first such race I have watched for over a year, mainly due to all the Lewis Hamilton BS. -

As it turned out it was a very good race for a change, with early rain causing lots of crashes and a win for Red Bull - However, I must say Hamilton drove extremely well to finish 2nd after an early mistake dropped him to 9th spot. - He was even bearable in his after the race comments. Verstappen wins chaotic Imola Grand Prix — FormulaNerds Max Verstappen was victorious in a chaotic grand prix at Imola as seven time world champion Lewis Hamilton and McLaren’s Lando Norris took the remaining podium steps. Rain was forecast for race day, but the changing conditions meant that while the first sector was extremely wet, the final sector w…


Results from the Moto GP race - Yamaha win again - Marquez grabs 7th after a year off.
1. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP)
2. Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team) + 4.809
3. Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 4.948
4. Franco Morbidelli (Petronas Yamaha SRT) + 5.127
5. Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) + 6.668
6. Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini) + 8.885
7. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) + 13.208
8. Alex Marquez (LCR Honda Castrol) + 17.992
9. Enea Bastianini (Avintia Esponsorama) + 22.369
10. Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu) + 23.676


Sounds like the Spanish Federation got it all wrong again to start the Trials Championship last weekend - they introduced new rules, which rewarded riders for finishing the loops in record time by deducting points from their score. - This resulted in the winner ending up with zero points!!- as did the others on the podium.- Naturally none of the riders were happy with this format and so things will change next time out - but the damage could already have been done. to quote that famous Spanish Trials term “FIASCO”

And here is one for our friends over at Ymir.

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And a good shot of Heath on  his rebuilt TR34 - looks like a nice natural section.
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A flashback to the Scottish - Rob Edwards (Cotton)- Sammy Miller (Ariel) and Peter Fletcher at the start
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Another “Old bike shot” but this was taken at a Classic event in the UK last weekend - check out the nice natural line around the corner & up the hill - Perfect for simply having fun.

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