Sidecars head to Silverstone

Tim Reeves and Gregory Cluze, the 2014 World Champions lead Ben and Tom Birchell at Mallory Park at the weekend
Tim Reeves and Gregory Cluze, the 2014 World Champions lead Ben and Tom Birchell at Mallory Park at the weekend

After the success of last weekend’s Festival of Sidecars at Mallory Park, the Eastern Airways British Sidecar Championship roars into Silverstone this weekend for its penultimate round, writes James Beckett.

Tim Reeves and Gregory Cluze, the 2014 FIM World Sidecar champions, won at Mallory Park in superb style, and the cream of Britain’s Sidecar racers will line-up to compete around the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit at the MCE British Superbikes weekend.

The three-wheelers will be on track tomorrow, Friday, for practice before racing on Saturday and Sunday. Sean Hegarty, second at Mallory on Sunday, leads the championship with James Neave. The duo have a 55 point advantage over Roger Lovelock and Aki Alto