Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Dirt Quake IV

4 years on and Dirt Quake is continuing to get bigger and better. Organised by Sideburn Magazine the event is not only a fun spectators sport as road bikes and choppers are ridden round the track. It also works as a fantastic way to introduce people to the world of flat track racing without having to invest in a race bike. Additions to the usual madness (See my reports from 2014, 2013 & 2012) were Ken Foxes Wall of Death, Flat Track Limbo and Davros entertained on the Saturday evening!

As well as the main Dirt Quake event the DTRA ran Round 4 of their ever growing race series which is getting not only bigger but more competitive. I urge people to try and watch at least one round of this fantastic sport at a racetrack near or far from you!!

Enough chat I will let the sketches and photos do the talking....

DTRA Rookie Bikes

(ink sketch)

Honda Flat Tracker 

(ink sketch)

Bantam Street Tracker

(ink sketch)

 Richard Baybutt's Honda Helix

(Garden Trug Mode)

(ink sketch)

Turtle Ninja, Dirt Vespa

(ink sketch)

 Turtle Ninjas in full effect alongside their arch enemy Shedder aka Maxwell Paternoster.


More bikes from the DTRA Rookie class

Vintage Speedway bikes were on display and on the track during the event. 
Here you can see some of Classic Race Jackets fantastic hand made reproduction speedway bibs.
 Eat The Rich's 'Old Blue' in it's 2015 guise

 Davida's 'Bird is the Word' ladies entry was more like a Peregrine Falcon on the track!
 Good to see a two stroke OSSA on the track.
 Good looking Matchless Competition
 Hard Luck Tattoo's Dirt Quaker.
 Honda Dax in the mix showing the variety of machines on the track.
 Harley Heavy Weight
 Norton Domi Racer one of fifty built, on the Krazy Horse stand.

In the Car Park

The Trip Out's amazing Econoline alongside another!
A couple of traditional flathead rods to finish.

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