CADWELL PARK: MOTORBIKES, A MANKINI & MOUNTAIN MADNESS

A major part of the appeal of British motor racing stems from the venues that its national championships visit; nowhere in the world has such a plethora of tracks that offer the most extreme of challenges. Just a few weeks ago the British Superbike championship and its roster of support packages attended Thruxton, the ultra…

WILKS RACING AT MID-SEASON

With seven races complete and just five to go, the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship is beginning its run to the finish line of 2015. Along for the ride is Wilks Racing Kawasaki, the family-run team forging their way in the championship for the first time as a fully-fledged independent outfit. For the Wilks family…

WILKS RACING – ALL THE SPEED BUT NONE OF THE LUCK

It’s no secret that motorcycle racing is a difficult sport in which to succeed. You can put in more effort than you ever thought possible; you could possess all the talent, determination and passion in the world, but it’s worth nothing if luck isn’t on your side. What’s more, a seemingly innocuous slip at a moist Oulton…

MORE POINTS FOR WILKS RACING

Brands Hatch can be an unforgiveable place; even in its short ‘Indy’ format, the circuit’s seemingly endless curves and undulations make it one of the most infamously challenging tracks in the country. Equally as challenging is the lung-bustingly steep hill facing many of the British Superbike’s support race community… “There’s good news and bad news”,…

WILKS RACING MAKE THEIR DEBUT

For the majority of families across the UK the run up to Easter consists of resisting the temptation to gorge on chocolate, counting down to a long weekend and placing bets on what the Bank Holiday weather will feature, downpours or sunburn. For the Wilks family however, it was somewhat different, for Easter weekend 2015…

WILKS RACING – GOING IT ALONE!

Motor racing is an intensely intimidating world; to those immersed in it, the constant pressures – political, financial and sporting – can verge on the unbearable. For those trying to forge their way into the sport, those pressures only ever seem to be worse. The thrills and rewards can be staggering, of course, but anyone…

WILKS RACING & THE QUEST FOR SPONSORSHIP

   Like it or not – and despite what the latest Nationwide Bank advert says – money makes the world go round. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the world of sport – motor sport in particular. Talent alone, sadly, is no longer sufficient to succeed in motor racing, although it is still a…