TASS Scooter Racing

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 RENAMED 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  APPROX 12 YEARS ON OR OFF (mainly off lol!) ..

COMPETING 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  SIDECAR OUTFIT .

1993 FBSC BRITISH  CHAMPIONSHIP  WE FINISHED 5rd 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 IN 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 ....

 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  

 2017 TEAM TASS , REFORMED WITH OLD SCOOTER RACING/RALLY   FRIENDS FROM AAORT (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 A  EVENTFULL RACE AND FINISHED 42ND OUT OF 52 - TROPHY FOR  BEST LAMBRETTA 


2018 TEAM TASS  MYSELF ,JOHN,ROY AT FRANCE MAGNY COURS 10HOUR ENDURANCE RACE ,GOOD RACE KEEPING  UP WITH THE OTHER LEADER IN OUR CLASS UNTIL  A CRASH ABOUT 5HOURS IN , SMASHING THE HANDLEBARS AND EXHAUST OFF, 40 MINUTES IN THE PITS  FOR A REPAIR UNTIL  ANOTHER CRASH IN THE WET FOLLOWED BY A TYRE CHANGE ,WHICH PUT US OUT OF THE TROPHYS ,WE FINISH A RESPECTABLE 30TH  OUT OF 52 . TO  OUR SUPRIZE  ANOTHER TROPHY FOR BEST LAMBRETTA 

2019 TEAM TASS  THE RACE STORY CONTINUES - WE WILL BE RACING AT  TEESIDE 6 HOUR ENDURANCE  UK AND AGAIN AT MAGNY COURS 10H  FRANCE .

 

VARIOUS PICTURES OF TASS RACING FROM 1987 ONWARDS 

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