Race leathers hung up for the final time at Team RBRacing/Labman.

Robert Hodgson RBRacing

Words by Gerry Johnson Well, the adventure is finally over………. Three years of fantastic sport, that couldn’t have happened if it wasn’t for the generosity of Labman Automation. The dream started to hatch (over a few beers probably) during the winter of 2012 – 2013 when son Richy started to get itchy feet with regards to going Motorcycle Road Racing …

Team RBRacing/Labman end of 2015 season NEMCRC Championships, East Fortune.

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, RBRacing

By Gerry Johnson CB500 # 55 It was Jan and I that arrived at East Fortune Circuit, mid afternoon in lovely sunshine for the final meeting of the 2015 Road Racing season for Team RBRacing/Labman. With compatriot rider Richy Johnson away in the US of A, and after hanging up his racing leathers, it was left to myself and Jan to …

End of an era for RBRacing/Labman at East Fortune Championships.

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, RBRacing

Words by Gerry Johnson. As the saying goes, “all good things must come to an end,” and that’s just what happened at the weekend, with son Richy hanging up his race leathers after 3 years of very successful and extremely enjoyable racing with myself in the RBRacing/Labman Motorcycle Race Team. Richard and Ally now have a 3 month old baby daughter Skye …

RBRacing/Labman back to full strength at East Fortune Scottish Championships.

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, RBRacing

Report by Richy. The team, now back to full strength with my return, took the leisurely drive up to what looked to be a sunny East Fortune Race circuit near North Berwick, for a round of the Scottish Championships. The team were also one member stronger this weekend with daughter Skye making her first appearance at only 6 weeks old (such is her …

Success at Donnington!

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, RBRacing

Really enjoyable day at Donnington watching the Labman team (Gerry Johnson and son Richard) in action.  Then getting a first hand account of all the races back at the caravan, over tea and wife Jan’s lovely homemade cup cakes. Gerry sums it up with ‘partly wet, didn’t fall off’ but we say well done on those placings both of you! …

RBRacing/Labman Donington Park Thundersport Road Races Sept 27th/28th.

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, RBRacing

The team consisting of Gerry, Richy, Ally and Jan set of for the first time this year to Donington Park for the “Duke of Donington” Road Races with Thundersport GB. The National circuit was to be used for this event, which for the majority is the preferred layout over the GP circuit. Although Gerry attended he was to slip into …

RBRacing / Labman – Rockingham Motor Speedway Road Races 26th & 27th July 2014

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, RBRacing

The team, this weekend consisting of Gerry, Richy and Jan, set off to the huge facility that is Rockingham Motor Speedway near Peterborough on Friday evening. On arriving at the circuit ( that resembles an American NASCAR circuit), with the main track being an oval shape with massive grandstands lining half its circumference. The garage was set up in beautiful …

RBRacing/Labman-debut at picturesque Oulton Park, June 2014

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, Labman News, RBRacing

Gerry and Richy set off for Oulton Park on the Thursday evening as this meeting is traditionally Friday testing / qualifying followed by two races on Saturday only. Just taking the one van jam packed full of everything that goes with racing bikes, they trundled off to the picturesque venue that’s not far from Chester. Upon arrival in glorious sunshine …

“Master of Mallory” Thundersport Sept 29th 2013

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun, RBRacing

The historic venue of Mallory Park hosted the penultimate round of the Thundersport Championship for 2013. Initially planned as a 2 day event, it was curtailed to a Sunday only meeting, carrying double points, due to ongoing problems with excessive noise affecting the adjacent village of Kirkby Mallory. Team RBRacing/Labman, rocked up on Saturday afternoon, raring to go! Richy after a …