2019 Sponsored Racer Ben Currie

Ben Currie
Ben Currie

Hello and welcome to Alex’s Blog,

J&S Accessories Ltd are supporting a select few racers for the 2019 season ahead – we wanted to get to know our riders a bit better and thought we would share their answers to our questions with you. Enjoy!

Name: Benjamin-James Currie 

Age:23 

From: Australia

Social media handle/s: instagram @bencurrie61 Facebook Benjamin Currie #61 Twitter BenCurrie61

2019 racing championship: BSB

Previous race experience: British Superstock & Supersport.

Racing number (or how you picked it): 61 from motocross days. 

Any superstition? No 

First win? Snetterton 2015 

First racing memory? Nunawading MX as a little fella on my QR80 

Any racing heroes when you were younger? Chad Reed

How did you get in to racing? After watching the Supercross in Melbourne we decided to try it. 

Do you ride on the road? No 

Favourite piece of kit? Frank Thomas D-Air suit (fucking heaven)

Favourite race track? Jerez 

Hobbies outside of racing? Golf and MX 

Occupation outside of racing? Bullshit artist

Aspirations in racing? Become BSB champion and then World champion 

We believe you can do it.

Benjamin-James Currie is a new addition to the J&S supported rider team and wears a made to measure Frank Thomas D-Air leather race suit along with custom Frank Thomas Dynamic A-08 Leather race gloves. He also wears a Frank Thomas Rainmaster Jacket in the wet.

Ben currie
Benjamin James Currie
Benjamin-James Currie in action

If you want to see Ben in action you can follow him in the Bennett’s British Superbike Championship which starts at Silverstone on Friday the 19th of April. You can also read about how he is getting along on the J&S Supported Rider Blogs that we will be releasing after every round so keep your eyes peeled!

Until next time, stay safe,

Alex