Alan Carter, the 46-year-old former GP sensation who won his second ever Grand Prix – the 1983 French Grand Prix - when he was just 18 and later raced in the AMA 250 Grand Prix Championship in the late 1980s, is coming back to racing.
Here’s the release:
Press Release – 21/03/11
‘Twenty-First Century Racing’ are pleased to announce that former G.P winner Alan Carter & Chris Knight will race for them this season. C21racing.com will be contesting the British CRMC national ACU championship plus selected rounds of the ICGP series within Europe.
Both Alan & Chris will be racing a brace of TZ 350cc Yamaha’s and the team’s principal sponsor will be Watches of Distinction Ltd operated by Giles Waite & Ian Coles. Privately owned, Watches of Distinction Ltd are located in the south of England, UK.
Ian & Giles specialise in sourcing and retailing new, pre-owned, rare and prestigious wrist watches from the world’s leading manufacturers including Rolex, Franck Muller, Cartier, Breitling to name but a few. Please go to www.watchesofdistinction.com
Alan needs no introduction to race fans worldwide. The 46 year old has competed at the very highest level of motorcycle racing from 1980-1994. Alan won his second ever Grand Prix – the 1983 French Grand Prix aged just 18. In 1987 he signed to ride for Bob McLean in the AMA 250GP series in the US. In all, Alan enjoyed three years in the US. 1988 & 1989 saw him team up with Californian sponsor Bob Pave – his machines prepared by tuner John Lassak. In the seasons to follow Alan rode for the official Honda Britain race team in the domestic UK championships.
Chris Knight, 44 years old from Loughborough, began his racing career on a production Yamaha LC. In 1988 Chris also competed in the US. Early season saw a brief spell with John Ulrich’s Team Hammer competing in the WERA endurance series. Chris went on to ride a Jim LaBine prepared Honda in the AMA 600cc Supersport Series. 1989 saw Chris as a winning member of the Eurolantic team at Donington Park on a George Beale RC30 Superbike.
With outings currently scheduled within Europe, Alan & Chris are looking forward to the opportunity of bringing their race team to the USA sometime in the future.
Former British Champion Garry Dickinson is currently developing further opportunities for Twenty-First Century Racing.
For further information, please contact the team
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The website www.C21racing.com will be here soon!
Provisional 2011 Race Dates
CRMC – Mallory Park March 26th/27th
CRMC – Pembrey April 23rd/24th
CRMC -Donington Park May 2nd
CRMC – Anglesey May 13th/15th
CRMC – Knockhill June 4th/5th
ICGP – Snetterton July 1st /3rd
CRMC – Brands Hatch July 9th/10th
CRMC – Darley Moor August 13th/14th
CRMC – Cadwell Park September 10th/11th
ICGP – Brands Hatch October 7th/9th
ICGP – Jarama (SP) October 28th /30th