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Reigning World F2 sidecar champions Ben and Tom Birchall are preparing their Mitchell’s of Mansfield supported machine in readiness for the 2017 season when they will contest the British and World championships on their LCR chassis powered by a Yamaha R6 engine supplied by CF Motorsport plus the Isle of Man TT and the Southern 100 on the smaller LCR short chassis with a Honda 600cc engine this year.

Ben Birchall said:

“Our preparation is going very well right now and we are nearly ready to make a start on our testing programme ahead of the first race.

He went on to say:

“We are delighted our loyal sponsors are to continue with their support again this year and we are looking forward to start of the new season and to reward them with race wins throughout 2017.”

British Sidecar Championship

Brands Hatch              April 15-17- TBC

Oulton Park                 April 29 – 1st

Snetterton                   June 30- Jul 2nd

Mallory Park               July 9th

Brands Hatch              July 21-23

Assen                          Sept 29- 1st Oct

Brands Hatch             Oct 13-15

World Sidecar Championship

Le Mans                       April 15

Oschersleben                May 20-21

Pannonia Ring             June 17-18

Assen                           August 6

Croatia                         Sept 9-10

Isle of Man TT races

Practice                       May 27-June 2

Race one                    June 3

Race two                     June 9

Isle of Man Southern 100

Practice                       July 10-11

Races                          July 12-13