After a disappointing trip to Ireland previously for IDC Round 2 we had BDC the following weekend, after having our prop failure we had desperately tried to source a replacement however it turned out that the prop shaft that came with the gearbox conversion was a “bitsa” model however luckily for us a very good friend Ali lent us his one piece prop shaft for this weekend so that we could attend the event and not only that but he carried out a 5 hour round trip to drop this off to us to enable us to compete whilst in the middle of moving house! (What an absolute hero!) Continue reading Kirsty Widdrigton–BDC Round 2 2018–Teesside Autodrome
Kirsty Widdrington – BDC Round 1 2018 Rockingham Motor Speedway
Firstly I would like to welcome you all to the 2018 Competition Drifting Season!
Before I get stuck into my event write up I would like to take this opportunity to once again Thank each and every Sponsor/Partner that we are working with for this season as without your help & support we would not be able to continue on our mission to compete in this fantastically crazy (quickly growing) Motorsport that is Drifting!
Myself, #syrilthesilvia & the team headed to Rockingham Motor Speedway to get all set up & ready to rock it after a small amount of pre-season testing! To say it was “rather wet” would be a slight understatement as the rain was fiercely falling from the sky along with strong winds which made setting up our pit area a soaking wet tough affair.
Set up complete we bedded down in the van for the night still with the rain hammering the roof of the van & sadly some other competitors gazebo’s not making it through the night unscathed, thankfully ours was strapped down to the van & Syril. Continue reading Kirsty Widdrington – BDC Round 1 2018 Rockingham Motor Speedway
I was so excited to get back to the British Drift Championship & I wasn’t disappointed! The atmosphere was electric with happy, excited people.
I personally the drift family & have missed the UK family very much, I was welcomed with open arms & there was smiles all round.
I will be back for a full season of the BDC next year whilst hopefully attending some European events to gain even further exposure for you – my fantastic sponsors. Continue reading Kirsty Widdrington – BDC Round 3 “Teesside Autodrome”
We arrived at Round 3 IDC global warfare bright eyed and bushy tailed ready to rock. After round two of IDC not going to plan with catastrophic failure of the tow vehicle sadly eliminating us from getting to the track it was all to play for at Round 3 of the IDC. Now with an uprated gearbox installed in Syril & two test days under out belt we were ready!
The atmosphere in the pits was electric as the hype around this event has been massive, with drivers from all over the globe attending to try to take down Ireland’s undefeated winning streak of 12 years! Continue reading Kirsty Widdrington– IDC Round 3
So we finally made it after many hurdles in the build up to the start of the season with the help of many people along the way & especially my partner David from DLR Motorsports myself & Syril were reunited & as we arrived at Mondello Park for the practice/test day on Friday the first stop was off to scrutineering – which I am pleased to say that we passed with flying colours! Continue reading Kirsty “Kerbs” Widdrington–Irish Drift Championship – Round 1