J&S Sponsored racers and race calendar part 2

BKS Race Sponsorship

Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog. This is part two of two on riders we are sponsoring this year and the race calendars for you to follow these riders. You can see part one here.

We sponsor three riders in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship.

Andy Reid

Andy Reid in Action

Firstly Andy Reid. He races for Factory Aprilia RSV 1000 EHA Racing.  A former British Supersport front-runner, Reid is racing in the 1000cc Superstock class for the first time, but he has ridden half a dozen races in the British Superbike Championship last season on factory machinery. Andy wears a BKS Made to measure Apex leather one piece suit.

Joe Collier

Joe Collier Racing

Joe Colllier also races for Factory Aprilia RSV 1000 EHA Racing. Joe is acually the reigning Ducati Cup champion, and debuted in the 1000cc Superstock class at Oulton Park and Brands Hatch last season on alternative machinery. Joe also wears a  BKS Made to measure Apex suit.

Billy McConnell

Billy McConnall (Skippy) Racing

Billy McConnell aka “Skippy” is the last of our Superstock 1000 racers and rides a Suzuki GSX R 1000. Billy is Australian (hence the nickname) and started out in the R6 Cup before cutting his racing teeth in the British Supersport Championship before the British Superbike Championship and now the Superstock 1000. Billy wears a Frank Thomas D Air Suit.

Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship Racing Calendar
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]

J&S Accessories Ltd also sponsor racers in the Thundersport GB Championship.

Ryan Farrell

Ryan Farrell Racing

Firstly Ryan Farrell who races for Honda 600. Ryan is in the RAF and is being sponsored by them to race in the Thundersport 600.  Ryan wears BKS Evolution Pro Boots and the BKS Race Evo Gloves.

Ryan Farrell outside our Oakmere Store

BKS Race Evo Black Gloves
BKS Evolution Pro Boot Black and Blue

The Orthrus Racing Team

The Orthrus Racing Team

The Orthrus Racing Team ride Yamaha 600  and the riders wear BKS Tiger II  Leather Suit and BKS Race Evo Gloves. The team are supported by the university of wales where they study a course on motorcycle racing – what a degree!

BKS Tiger II Leather Suit
BKS Race Evo Black Gloves

Thundersport GB Championship Race Calendar
Date Circuit
23 February Donington Park
4th March Cadwell Park
23 – 25 March Donington Park
20 – 21 April Oulton Park
26 – 28 May Cadwell Park
21 – 24 June Mallory Park
27 – 29 July Brands Hatch (Indy)
25 – 27 August Anglesey Trac Mon
21 – 23 September Cadwell Park
19 – 21 October Snetterton 200

Taylor Fox Moreton

Taylor Fox Moreton

Finally in the Hel Performance Motostar British Championship we sponsor Taylor Fox Moreton who rides a Honda 250. Taylor graduated from Mini Moto racing to being 2nd in the KTM Junior World Cup. He wears a Frank Thomas made to measure leather suit.

To follow Taylor’s progress you can catch him on the following dates:

Hel Performance Motostar British Championship Calendar
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]

David Allingham

David 'DBomb' Allingham

Also, hot off the press, a very recent addition to our sponsored riders is David Allingham. Nicknamed D-Bomb, he worked his way through the ranks of the 125 Aprilia SuperTeens and Aprilia 450s to the 2018 Dickies British Supersport Championship. David wears a Frank Thomas made to measure leather suit. To support David you can follow him on these dates:

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]

Until next time, stay safe,

Alex