Dimitri Coste came over on his BSA to try it on a dry track. It was quick. And loud. He removed the silencer because he thought it was acting as a megaphone.
Waiting to go Paul Baleta (40R, KTM); Guy Sutherland (97R, Co-Built Rotax); Anthony Brown (45, Co-Built Rotax)
There were a few slide offs.
The UK Short Track scene has had a few changes behind the scenes and the new organisers, the DTRA have chased a different crop of sponsors and are being supported by Edwin jeans, Deus Ex Machina, FTWCo, Sideburn and Ruby helmets.
Ruby brought over a French delegation of four riders, three on Brit iron and Ruby boss, Jerome, on a KTM DTX bike rented from Peter Boast. They've got the bug.
NOTE 1. UK racers - you MUST get your entries in by this Friday or you won't be able to race at the first round, at King's Lynn. There are no exceptions.
NOTE 2/ UK spectators - The first round of the series is at King's Lynn. See the poster below and the DTRA website for more details. Entry is £5 for adults, under-16s are free.
Thanks to Ian Mitchell for the photos. More later this week.