So what happens if you tried to race a BTCC bike with a lawnmower? Well, you’d need to start out with something pretty special, right?.
Over a thousand pounds to prepare hundreds of hours in designing and fabricating the chassis, running gear, engine position, steering and sub-frames. Using an air-cooled four stroke Honda engine, running on split rim alloys, LED lighting and a Saxo VTS seat.
All sounds very exciting until you tell people it’s a lawnmower!
“Yes a lawnmower, no all cutting gear is removed, it’ll do over 40mph off road.” That was the phrase that I spoke every time someone asked me what I was doing every night in the run up to the BLMRA 12hr Lawnmower race in September.
For four weeks this took over my life, for four weeks I was Eddie Jordan, I even started wearing crap shirts!