Thursday night (Sept 10) sees the North Yorkshire Road Racing Supporters Club (NYRRSC) giving you the opportunity to meet Airwaves Yamaha team members Leon Camier, James Ellison and Colin Wright, and HM Plant Honda team members including Josh Brookes, Steve Plater and Ryuichi Kiyonari.
2009 has been one of the most successful seasons for the record breaking Airwaves Yamaha team. Riders Leon Camier and James Ellison have dominated the BSB championship, securing 18 out of 19 race wins. Camier also holds the record for most victories in a single season, and could secure the 2009 title this weekend, whilst Ellison lies in second place.
HM Plant Honda have played their part in an exciting season too, with Josh Brookes showing he has the pace to be with the front runners on the Superbike, whilst the ever smiling Steve Plater is currently leading the British Supersport Championship for the team.
Other guests hoping to attend the evening include John Laverty, Chris Walker, Simon Andrews, Stuart Easton, Gary Mason, Steve Brogan, Martin Jessop, Ben Wilson, Dan Linfoot, Jenny Tinmouth, BSB Race Direcor Stuart Higgs and Brian Clark.
The evening will take place in ‘Chat Show’ format with the guests being interviewed by BSB pitlane reporter Larry Carter.
There will also be a raffle and late bar, and plenty of opportunity for photographs / autographs.
The NYRRSC has been established for over 20 years, helping young riders into the sport by providing much needed funding. The club have held many star studded events over the years including the annual ‘Night with the Stars’ which in recent years have featured MotoGP riders Colin Edwards, Casey Stoner and Marco Melandri.
This year the event featured the Brit’s taking part in the World Superbike paddock including Jonathan Rea, Leon Haslam, Tom Sykes, Eugene Laverty and Cal Crutchlow. 15 times Isle of Man TT winner, John McGuinness, and ex racer, now Eurosport commentator James Whitham are also regulars at the club.
With all proceeds going back into the grass roots of road racing, this latest event is one not to be missed. It takes place on Thursday 10th September from 7pm to 10 pm at Maestro’s Bar (same entrance as Club Amadeus), Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL6 1RP.
Entry price for this event is £7 on the door, but £4 for members.
For more information, please contact NYRRSC Vice-Chairman Martin Knighton on 07818 040205.