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…

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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 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 AT THRUXTON

You can have all the talent in the world, new personal sponsors, a flash new livery and increasing fan-base, but if a fuel pump breaks during qualifying then you’re on your back foot. If your team fix it, only for a regulator rectifier to hiccup then it’s likely that this isn’t your weekend. This was…

THE SUPERBIKE UPBRINGING

Aside from being enviously young, talented and athletically fit, Kyle Wilks is also ambitious; focused whole-heartedly on reaching the pinnacle of two-wheeled racing. That means arguably one destination: MotoGP. But there’s a problem; Kyle is not, as his name may suggest, Spanish – an apparent prerequisite for any budding MotoGP star. Hailing from the not-so-sunny…