Category Archives: NCRA

Rocko 3/4 scratch, saving the legs for Sunday


My first race at Rockingham speedway this year was a 2/3 scratch. The circuit was short, and took in the biggest of the infield’s little bumps, just before the start/finish line. To get to the lump there was a stretch of block … Continue reading

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NCRA Greenwheel 2/3/4 Race 


Some start sheets are more ominous than others. Looking at the names and some of the clubs for this race, a cat 2/3/4, it was definitely at the more ominous end. The NCRA clubs were all pretty well represented, but to … Continue reading

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NCRA Spring series Race 1: Hail over Naseby


Last Tuesday’s chain gang had been a good night ride. I had joined the route between groups. By the time the fast group caught me I had caught one dropped rider from the first group and the rest of them … Continue reading

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NCRA Rockingham Scratch Race


Joe, Jake and I were in the 2/3 race, David, Tom and Adrian in the 4ths. Our race started fast. Riders at the front were constantly trying to break off and time and again the bunch stretched. I kept near … Continue reading

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Rocko catch-up


The last two races have gone unblogged, well the first one got “lost” by a WordPress app crash and I couldn’t be bothered to re-write it or start the next one. Now I’m catching up, so a quick summary. I felt … Continue reading

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NCRA Rockingham Speedway, Warming up


We were a dozen pointless 3rds group chasing a much larger 4th cat group. That group contained Adrian, David H and Tom – Michael and Kyle were chasing points over at the MK Bowl 4ths only race. Behind me, Jake … Continue reading

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NCRA 2-day: Day 1, TT and 50 mile Road Race


Grey skies hung over Middleton and as the first riders on the TT start list set off the rain began falling. It wasn’t heavy but it did give some strength to the tailwind. By the time I lined up at … Continue reading

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