Sidecar Racers Hall of Fame – Lewis Blackstock / Patrick Rosney
Dave Holden Racing are a two man sidecar racing team made up of driver Lewis Blackstock and passenger Paddy Rosney. They are currently competing in the FIM World Sidecar Championship and also compete in the F600 RKB Hyundai Heavy Industry’s British Sidecar Championship.
The team’s Chassis LCR / Suzuki GSXR 600 are equipped with EBC organic brake pads.
Lewis Blackstock / Patrick Rosney
Year of Birth:
Dave Holden Racing
Sidecar road race team
Highest Place Finish:
2nd in the F600 RKB Hyundai Heavy Industry’s British Sidecar Championship
Chassis LCR / Suzuki GSXR 600
What`s your day job?
What has been the highlight of your career so far?
Isle of man TT.
What would be your dream car/ motorcycle?
LCR Long bike.
Did you always want to be a racer or something else?
Nothing else really, it’s all about racing!
Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or two wheels?
For me it’s two wheels all day long!
What motorsport event would you most like to compete in?
Rear wheel drive, three wheels. 😉
What is the most insane/scary/memorable drive/ride you’ve ever had?
Setting off on our first race at the Isle of Man TT.
How involved are you in testing and mechanical tweaking before events?
Heavily, we do all our own testing and mechanical tweaking.
Where do you see your self in five years time?
Isle of man TT podium finisher/ World Championship front runner!
What is your go to playlist or song before an event to get in the zone?
Don’t really listen to music before we go out, I like just a little along time to get myself focused, but if we did it would be something upbeat (AC/DC).
If you could try any other motorsport what one would you choose?
Probably Moto GP.
What’s the fastest you’ve ever gone in a car or bike on track and when?
Isle of man TT speeds of over 160mph and averaging 107mph over the 37.75 mile course.
What is your daily drive or ride?
Lewis: Renault Clio 182 Trophy.
Patrick: Renault Traffic van.
Who is your inspiration?
Defiantly my Granddad.
What is the one thing you could not live without?
What is your favourite takeaway?
Do you have a favourite movie?
Fast and Furious.
Any bad habits?
Tell us something about you that most people would not know?
I can’t watch a scary film.
Would you rather fight 100 duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck?
One duck sized horse.