J&S Sponsored racers and race calendar part 1

J&S Accessories Riders Sponsorship

Hello and welcome to Alex’s blog! This week I wanted to tell you all about the racers that we supply with clothing and their race schedules. As there are eleven riders this will be a two-part blog (lucky you!)

Gino Rea

Gino Rea

Gino Rea Frank Thomas Stealth Suit

First up is British Superbike rider Gino Rea. Gino aka “Speedy G” was a successful motocross and supermoto rider before changing to circuit racing. He started out in the Supersport World Championship, then the European Superstock 600 championship, World Supersport Championship then MotoGP Moto2 World Championship. He then went on to World SBK Supersport Championship and is now in the British Superbike Championship. Gino rides for Suzuki on a GSX R 1000 and currently wears the Frank Thomas D Air Suit.

Gino in BKS Retro Jacket

Gino heading off to Spain to do some rider coaching in his BKS Retro Brown Jacket.

You can follow Gino on facebook here.

If you want to support Gino (I know we will be!) you can see him on the following dates:

British Superbike Championship Race Schedule
Date Circuit
31 March – 2 April Donington Park GP
13-15 April Brands Hatch Indy
5 – 7 May Oulton Park
15 – 17 June Snetterton
6 – 8 July Knockhill
20 – 22 July Brands Hatch GP
3 – 5 August Thruxton
17 – 19 August Cadwell Park
7 – 9 September Silverstone GP [Triple header]
14 – 16 September Oulton Park
28 – 30 September Assen
12 – 14 October Brands Hatch GP [Triple header]

In British Supersport 600 J&S Accessories Ltd actually clothe four racers.

Ross Twyman

Ross Twyman

Ross Twyman who rides for Yamaha 600 EHA Racing, worked his way up the ranks from Thundersport Superteens, to the Thundersport 60 Championship and National Superstock 600 Championship to British Supersport 600. Ross wears Frank Thomas made to measure leather suit, BKS Race Evo Boots and Frank Thomas Gloves A-09 Gloves.

Ross Twymans new suit arrivesFrank Thomas A-09 black white glovesBKS Evolution Pro Black White Boots

Joe Francis

Joe Francis

Joe Francis in his BKS Training Suit

Joe Francis is a local boy to our head office near Chester and rides for Factory MV Augusta.  Joe started in Minimoto racing and moved to Metrakit GP, Aprilia Superteens, Monster Energy Motostars British Championship ACU Cup, won the ACU Pinhard Trophy then to the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship then to the Dickies British Supersport Championship. Joe wears a BKS Made to measure Apex leather suit and Frank Thomas A-09 gloves and BKS Evolution Pro boots.

BKS Evolution Pro bootsFrank Thomas A-09 black white gloves

Harry Truelove

Harry Truelove

Harry Truelove also rides for Factory MV Augusta National and started out in the Superstock 600 Championship for two years before joining the Dickies British Supersport Championship. Harry wears a BKS made to measure Apex leather suit and BKS Evolution Pro Boots and BKS Race Evo Gloves.

BKS Performance Suit Black Yellow WhiteBKS Race Evo Black Gloves BKS Evolution Pro boots

Jamie Perrin

Jamie Perrin

Jamie Perrin rides for Yamaha 600. Jamie started in the Mini Moto National Pocket Bike Series and moved on to Bemsee Formula 400, National Superstock 1000, British Supersport Cup Championships, National Superstock 600 Championshire, then to British Supersport EVO Championship and now to the British Supersport 600. Jamie wears a Frank Thomas made to measure Qualifier GP leather suit, and Frank Thomas Qualifier GP boots.

Qualifier GP leather suitFrank Thomas A-09 black glovesFrank Thomas Qualifier GP boots

If you want to catch these racers the racing calendar is the same as the British Superbikes:

British Supersport 600 Championship Race Schedule
Date Circuit
31 March – 2 April Donington Park GP
13-15 April Brands Hatch Indy
5 – 7 May Oulton Park
15 – 17 June Snetterton
6 – 8 July Knockhill
20 – 22 July Brands Hatch GP
3 – 5 August Thruxton
17 – 19 August Cadwell Park
7 – 9 September Silverstone GP [Triple header]
14 – 16 September Oulton Park
28 – 30 September Assen
12 – 14 October Brands Hatch GP [Triple header]

Part 2 coming next week….

Until next time, stay safe!

Alex