Category Archives: Rockingham Speedway

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 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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Rockingham Speedway, handicap race 3


This week everything was in order and I left on time, the evening was warm and I felt ready for racing. The car was hot so I wound the window down, well flicked the electric switch. Onto the faster roads … Continue reading

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NCRA Rockingham Race 4: Breaks


This one will be brief. Alan was in the first group, I started in a big middle group and Wayne was with handful of second cats, two minutes behind. Our group was too big to work effectively, so I got … Continue reading

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NCRA Rockingham Race 3: Scratches


Sun brings ’em out, rain keeps ’em away, so, after the days torrential downpours and thunderstorms, it was a much smaller field that lined up for the evenings race than last week. Not that fewer numbers equate to an easier … Continue reading

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NCRA Rockingham Race 1 – counting


Carnage in lycra and before the race had even started. Warming up, riders were falling foul of the narrow gutters crossing the parking area, and which are just wide enough to trap a race wheel. Gareth wasn’t the first to … Continue reading

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