TASS Scooter Racing


Roy Binks  on TASS Tuned  Lambretta  TS1 230 magny cours 2019



TASS  ( THANET AREA RACE TEAM -TART)  SCOOTER RACING FROM 1986  ONWARDS  -

1986 All started with us , entering in  the   SCOOTER TRIALS  run by  THE OXFORD ROAD RUNNERS on a   THANET  VERMIN SCOOTER CLUB ...LAMBRETTA   - later we renamed to   TART(s)  (THANET AREA SCOOTER RACE TEAM)  .


1987 We entered  the FBSC /LASCA BRITISH SCOOTER RACING CHAMPIONSHIP and did  it  with some  success on  a limited budget  for about  12 YEARS ON OR OFF (mainly off lol!) ..



Completing in various  classes - from GROUP 4 VESPA  200  ,GROUP 5 LAMBRETTA  150 Short stroke  ,GROUP 3 LAMBRETTA 150 Short stroke  ,GROUP 6 LAMBRETTA TS1230 ,GROUP 7 LAMBRETTA TS1 240/250 Chain drive outfit. .





1993 FBSC BRITISH  CHAMPIONSHIP  We finished  5th on  TASS TUNED  LAMBRETTA TS1 240/250 GROUP 7 SIDECAR .





1994    FBSC BRITISH  CHAMPIONSHIP  We finished 3rd on  TASS TUNED  LAMBRETTA TS1 250 GROUP 7 SIDECAR ..

 


1990'S We also had a TEAM TASS /EKS SC in the  SCOOTER GRASS TRACK RACING SERIES THE ON  A LAMBRETTA TS1  AND 2  LAMBRETTA SIDECAR OUTFITS ... SPONSORING THE LOCAL CLUB EAST KENT SOVEREING SCOOTER CLUB ..



2015 Sprinting at  THE RAMSGATE SPRINT REVIVAL  on two  TASS TUNED LAMBRETTAS  TS1250 AND TS1230 ....Giving the

 vintage bikes a run for there money ..


 

2017 Again back in the saddle   ROAD RACING ,on board a  LAMBRETTA TASS TUNED TS1 230   in the   SCOOTENOLE EUROPEAN SCOOTER RACE SERIES AT  MIRECOURT, FRANCE ,Finishing a respectable 8th in class.


 2017 TEAM TASS , Reform with old scooter racing/ralling   from  Againest all odds sc (Canterbury) John chadwick,Roy Binks  ,Myself( ROGER LUCAS) and  Rob  Clark ,we  entered THE MAGNY COURS 10 HOUR ENDURANCE RACE in France , First time for us  (and  a 25 + year gap from racing for roy and john) we had an eventful  race and finished 42ND out of 52 - Trophy for   BEST LAMBRETTA 


2018 TEAM TASS  MYSELF ,JOHN,ROY AT FRANCE MAGNY COURS 10 HOUR ENDURANCE RACE ,we had a good race keeping up with  the leaders in our class, until  we  crash about 5 hours in  , Smashing the handlebars and the exhaust off, 40 minutes in  the pits for a repair ,Were Out  again ,until another crash in the wet , followed by a  tyre change to wets  which put us out of the trophys  ,we finish a respectable 30TH  out of 52 . To our surprize  another Trophy for BEST LAMBRETTA 




2019 TEAM TASS  THE RACE STORY CONTINUES -


2019   TEESIDE 6 HOUR ENDURANCE  UK ( SPONSORED BY TASS)   -TEAM TASS -MYSELF ,ROY BINKS,DARREN BRUNSKILL .. Lots of  rain on  a kart circuit  ,we get a good start up to 9TH until  LAP 26 then we have techincal problems,which puts us out for about  50 minutes and  then  3 crashes on  a  slippery circuit  ,But  we manged to finish 21ST 



2019 MAGNY COURS 10H ENDURANCE RACE  FRANCE

TEAM TASS - MYSELF ,ROY BINKS,JOHN CHADWICK  - PIT CREW CHRIS,CAROL AND NEVE 

Yet more rain ,but our BEST RACE TO DATE ,10 HOURS of thrashing our TASS TUNED LAMBRETTA TS1 230  not one problem ... We finish 7TH in class  and 19TH OVERALL


 


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