Royal Enfield Factory test rider Paul Young won the checkered flag and the Championship crown on the Royal Enfield Twins FT at Greenfield Dirt Track, UK.
The Royal Enfield factory team won the 2021 DTRA Flat Track Championship
Royal Enfield scored yet another motorsport victory, winning the 2021 DTRA Flat Track “Twins Class” Championship in the brand’s first year of competition on Flat Track in Europe. Royal Enfield teammates Gary Birtwistle and Paul Young teamed up to win the checkered flag in all 5 rounds of the race and secured first and second places in the championship. The fifth and final round of the 2021 DRTA season culminated with a unique TT circuit at Greenfield Dirt Track, Lincolnshire.
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With Royal Enfield main rider Gary Birtwistle, whose season was cut short with a scaphoid fracture on his wrist (after winning all of the first 3 races), it all went to teammate Paul Young to secure the championship crown for the Royal The Enfield Team. Paul is relatively new to the dish, although he has years of GP2 experience under his belt. Nevertheless, he flew over the qualifying heats and found himself at the top of the grid before the final.
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The result marked Royal Enfield’s first ‘factory’ victory at the European Championship since legendary Johnny Brittain won the ACU Star, the national trials championship, in 1956. The victory marks another exciting milestone for Royal Enfield. , as an Indian motorcycle of British origin. brand is developing in the world of competition.
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So will Royal Enfield create a One Make Championship closer to home in India, using Continental GT 650 bikes prepared for racing for Indian riders? Wishful thinking, but as the old saying goes ‘Race on Sunday, sell on Monday’, this could be quite normal for a brand that is reinventing itself, and not just as a world leader in the field. field of medium-sized motorcycles, but also in the world of competition. The times are sure to be, and certainly changing!
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