TICKET COMPETITION: Win Passes To Thruxton British Superbikes With R&G and True Heroes Racing

THR Logo black b-ground-1 We’re proud to support and protect the True Heroes Racing team. Don’t know much about them? The race team is the brainchild of a serving Royal Navy sailor who has been lucky enough to return from several Tours of Duty in Afghanistan uninjured.

After working with a large number of injured UK Service personnel on motorsport charity events it was decided to try and use competitive motorsport as a way of restoring a sense of direction and focus for our injured UK Service personnel and in 2012 “True Heroes Racing” was formed.

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Murray Hambro, left, and Luke Smith

Racing for them in 2014 are two former servicemen, both discharged from active duty after sustaining injuries from IEDs in Afghanistan. Murray Hambro, the team’s first racer, is a double amputee who hasn’t let his injuries suppress his love for bikes and is racing with all the foot controls on the bars.

Joining him in the Tristar R&G Triple Challenge also on a Triumph Daytona 675 is Luke Smith, who when serving in the parachute regiment lost his hearing to an explosion, meaning he was discharged from active duty.

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But it isn’t just about the riders as some of the team’s mechanics are also injured servicemen, in keeping with the ethos of True Heroes Racing.

Check out www.trueheroesracing.co.uk or have a chance to meet them by emailing your contact details to competitions@rg-racing.com where one lucky person will win a pair of tickets for this weekend’s British Superbike Racing at Thruxton. Competition closes at 9pm on Friday August 1, 2014.

You can also watch our video with True Heroes Racing team boss, Phil Spencer

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Entrants have to be UK-based, over 18 and able to get themselves to the Thruxton circuit on August 2nd and 3rd. Tickets are non transferable and the winner has to nominate they’re chosen accompaniment straight away. Neither R&G or True Heroes Racing are responsible for the safety of the two ticket holders at the venue or travelling to and from it.

 

The TriStar R&G Triple Challenge is back in action at Thruxton!

TRISTAR TCC LOGO IDEAS-12 copy29th July 2014

After the long break since Snetterton, the TriStar R&G Triple Challenge resumes this weekend at the high speed Thruxton circuit. Marking the halfway point in the season, Championship points will be halved following Thruxton meaning the battle for the final TriStar Triple Challenge crown will be heating up as Freddy Pett and Phil Atkinson resume their duel, closely followed by Scott Pitchers.

Pett and Atkinson resume duel
Pett and Atkinson resume duel

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TESTIMONIAL: GSX-R600 Lowside Crash at Brands Hatch

IMG_0820R&G customer, Matt, had a lowside crash while attending a track day at Brands Hatch earlier this year.

Matt said: I recently put one of your R&G Crash Protectors to the test recently at Brands Hatch!  I had a pretty unfortunate cold day/cold road tyre scenario which resulted in a 60mph low side.  

“Amazingly the bike was pretty much OK, aside from a slightly bent brake pedal, minor scrape to the base of the exhaust, and minor scuff to the fairing.  All very fixable and the main point was that I was able to ride home with no issues.”

Have a look at what happened in Matt’s video here and scroll below to see how the R&G products prevented significant damage to his beloved Suzuki GSX-R600.

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PETT BACK ON TOP AS CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD YO-YO’S AT DRAMATIC SNETTERTON PARK ROUND

TRISTAR TCC LOGO IDEAS-12 copy15th June 2014 – The fourth round of the TriStar R&G Triple Challenge once again threw up surprises as an early victory from Phil Atkinson gifted him the series lead before a big crash in the final race saw the pendulum swing back in favour of Freddy Pett. Scott Pitchers was the star of the weekend as he doubled up on wins to move third in the Championship.

It was Sam Thompson who shone in the Cup class as he scored a hat-trick of wins ahead of Terry Lewis and Max Alexander on all three occasions. Continue reading

TriStar R&G Triple Challenge set for Snetterton triple header

R&G-sponsored series heats up this weekend in Norfolk

Freddy Pett leads Sam Middlemas and Phil Atkinson at Donington
Freddy Pett leads Sam Middlemas and Phil Atkinson at Donington

10th June 2014 – After an uncharacteristic mistake from series leader Freddy Pett at Donington Park threw the Championship wide open, the 2014 TriStar R&G Triple Challenge heads to Snetterton in Norfolk for a triple header supporting the MCE British Superbike Championship. Continue reading

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