Mike Read

Nationality: England

Class: 500cc Sidecar (Driver).

Passengers: Nathan Hibbs, Natasha Bartlett, Mark Hopkins, James Benfield, Ben Hopkins, Mark Thorpe, Roland Meredith, Andy RobertsonCurtis McAlinney, Tony Starke.

Relatives: Peter Read (Brother), Wayne Read (Son), James Read (Son), Bob Read (Cousin).

 

Major Honours

European Championship: Finalists 2001, 2003, 2009, Semi-finalists 2002, 2004, 2010.

British Championship:  Second 2000, Third 2002, Other Appearances 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.

 

Domestic Majors

British Best Pairs: First 2008, Second 1995, Third 1998.
Inter-Centre Championship Winner: 1997; 2006.

Midland Centre Championship: First 1994, 2003.
South Midland Centre Championship: First 2005.
Southern Centre Championship: First 1999, 2002, 2004, 2010; Third 2006.

Bonfire Burn-up: Third 2004.
Hangover: First 1993/94.
Jim Coles Spectacular: First 2005, Second 1999, Third 2007.
Jon Underwood: First 2004.
Kings of Speed: Third 2008.
Ledbury Leader: First 2003, 2005, 2007, Second 2006, Third 2002.
Peterchurch Show: First 2004.
Wimborne Whoppa: First 2012, Third 2006, 2014.
Worcester Winner:  Second 2002, 2004.

 

Club Successes

2017: First Frittenden2014: Second Bristol, Third SCA2013: First: Wimborne; 2011: Third SWeGA2010: Second Wimborne (BCq); 2009: Second Moonfleet, Equal First  Cornwall Solo; 2008: First Moonfleet; 2006: First SCGTRA, Second SCGTRA, 2005: First Ledbury, SCGTRA, Wyvern, Second Wimborne, Danebury, Third SCGTRA; 2004: First Somerton, SCGTRA, Malvern, Ledbury, Wyvern, Second Ledbury, Third SCGTRA, Danebury; 2003: First Danebury, Second Bridgwater, GTSA; 2002: First SCGTRA, Malvern, Second SCGTRA, Third GTSA; 2001: First SCGTRA, SWeGA, Second SCA; 2000: First Warminster, Second Somerton.

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