After looking at the successes he’s already enjoyed in the competitive motorcycle racing world, it might come as a surprise to learn that Salisbury-based Olly Horner is just 11 years old, certainly making him a rider to watch out for in the coming years.
Horner competed in the fiercely-fought Cool FAB-Racing MiniGP British Championship in 2019, on his Metrakit MK50 motorcycle equipped with EBC Brakes clutch and braking components.
Below is a summary of his impressive career so far…
About Olly Horner
Olly Horner, 11 years old, from Wiltshire, first started racing in 2016 after attending the Scott Redding Race Academy in Swindon.
Olly is a driven and enthusiastic young lad, who has worked hard over the past few years to develop and progress in his racing career. He is very passionate towards his racing and thrives to become the best, setting his sights on the Bennetts British Superbike Championship and, ultimately, MotoGP.
In 2018, Olly participated in the Cool FAB-Racing Minimoto AC40 Rookies British Championship on a two-stroke, 40cc, automatic mini bike with no suspension. Riders attended race meetings each month from March, held at tracks throughout the country until the final race meeting in October. He finished second in the British Championship with sixteen podiums, one win, one pole position and one lap record.
2019 saw Olly move up to the Cool FAB-Racing MiniGP British Championship. This class runs the Metrakit MK50 MiniGP bikes, powered by a 50cc, two-stroke engine with a six-speed gearbox and semi-adjustable suspension. Riders attended race meetings each month from March, held at tracks throughout the country until the final race meeting in October. Olly finished seventh in the British Championship and second at the ‘Lord of Lydden’ race meeting.