Stoke, Thunderbike heat-race 1, lap 2, turn 2, BAM! The tea & crumpet went flying. Not one of those slow motion crashes you can analyze as your body floats through the air before the uncomfortable contortion and crunch to follow, but a instantaneous low-side slap, with the bike then flipping over to cause further damage. Bent rear sub-frame and silencer, throttle and clutch lever sheered off. But no body parts broken. Jackie had my new official shatter-proof number board at the ready, and with thanks to some New Delhi back street engineering in the pits, we somehow managed to get the bike bent back into a rideable state just in time for my next heat-race.Skooter Farm's senior management gets busy with a scaffold pole stuffed in the silencer to straighten out the mullered back-end.
Unlike the very professional Chippy Wood I am unable to multi-task on such days; racing and taking photos, so we will update with readers photos as they come in. It was a great days racing. BP