Chris Bailey is gaining all the stopping power he needs with EBC “R” series heavy duty brake pads, in order to tackle challenges in the 2018 racing season. He already gained one great result when hs competed in the Clubman Class of the Enduroland ‘Mud, Sweat and Gears Series’ on 30th December 2017 held at Deepdale, Sandy, Bedfordshire.
Please see full race report below:
A new year is here and a new race season ahead of us. This year will be a big challenge for Chris, we’re still racing with Enduroland and other clubs where possible. But he’s decided to run in the adults class of Clubman as he wants to push himself as a rider.
So the first race of the year was at Deepdale Sandy near Bedford, the race is a stand alone three hour race, labelled Mud Sweat and Gears.
Chris got off to a good start on this mixed terrain track of sand, woods, and open plantation areas, Chris started to push very early in the race, this was a concern as it’s a long race, but he knows what he’s doing. Lap after lap be battled his way through the field, by around half distance he had made his way up to 5th in class but this soon changed as I needed to pull him in for fuel. After a quick pit stop he was off again, soon taking back the places he lost in the pits.
By the 2 hour mark his early decision to push early on in the race was taking its toll, you could see he was starting to get tired, but he was still pushing and his lap times were good. By the 2.5 hour mark is pace was starting to slow, but so were the other riders, the hard rutted terrain was starting to take its toll on all the riders, so this had little impact on his race position.
As the flag dropped chris finished 8th out of 25 in Clubman but more impressive he was 21st out of 107 riders overall. So a great result for the first race of the season.