Young Ben Kennedy has decided to contest the British Two Stroke Championship taking place at Desertmartin this weekend. It won’t be easy for Kennedy as he’ll be battling against the likes of Mike Kras, James Dunn, Manuel Lacopi and Ashley Wilde just to name a few who are all experienced two stroke riders.

Kennedy has decided to take part at his home round of the series to gain some experience in the British Championship. He will be riding his 125cc Russell’s Yamaha.

“We decided to race Desertmartin to gain some experience in the Maxxis British Championship. We are lucky enough to have Desertmartin as one of the rounds, a local round”.

“To race in front of my home crowd is going be awesome with everyone cheering me on over the fence and making me push harder each lap. I don’t really have any expectations, just to really try the best I can”. Kennedy told

Ben would like to thank the following: Bannside Pallets and Haulage, Russell Motorcycles, TS Foods, Milwaukee, G-Force suspension, Magillagan Motopark, G&G Ross, WRC Recycling, Scarlett DIY, GP Haulage, Edgar Electrics, Risk Racing, Drenagh Sawmills, Frenchs Cafe & Bistro, Eric Strain, Down Tyres, S Jones & Son, Carlisie Fuels, Causeway Transport, Mud Buster, Chips Ahoy, SGUT Mx, Michael Gibson at Russell’s, Brian Steele and Dad, Mum and Granda.

Pic: Nigel McKinstry


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