KEDO supports the mother of German flattrack sports for the second year. We send SR500 into the race and support customizers and riders who, like us, believe in our favourite single cylinder
The KROWDRACE racing series has attracted many enthusiasts to hobby racing in recent years
You can see what it's like in the oval in the video by sixtyonair on YouTube. Our Ralf is chased in the first heat of the Modern Vintage class. Almost done and delivered a great show.
Anyone who really wants to take part - has quickly put something together
It often starts with a barn find and develops into serious platform material. Before you know it, you're at the front of the pack. Everything that the tuning scene is developing in terms of engine optimization for the "Sound of Singles" and "Classic 500" class is stirring up a lot of dust in the flat track sport in the vintage class.
It's exciting to see how important good riding technique is. Different concepts often compete against each other in the classes. Rotax, Yamaha, Honda. Every brand can be moved quickly.
We naturally rely on our beloved SR500
In the meantime, there are always around a dozen SR500s in the paddock. to facilitate and tune.
On some weekends, KEDO's work and fun with the half-liter single cylinders mix thoroughly for us.
Flat track racing has become the ideal introduction to track racing
In principle, you think with your stomach, steer with your backside and decelerate with your throttle hand. It's a lot of fun. For a pain-free start, you should take things slowly. And always leave a good gap to your neighbor in the bend.
With the SUPERGIRLS class, the regulations provide a class in which only female riders start. Of course, there are also girls at the start in many other classes. The classes are divided according to the technology and age of the design and also according to the experience and standards of the riders.
From Newbie to Vintage, Thunderbike and Pro, ten classes ensure that everyone will find their niche. For spectators, this means seeing beautiful historic racers in action and exciting battles for the podium places.
Detailed information about the class divisions can be found here:
The makers of the KROWDRACE are bringing the 2023 race series into its fourth year
Participants from around 10 nations come together every year. A colorful flat track family has developed, whose members travel to training sessions and courses. Track racing nations such as the Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands often host these events. The venues are legendary speedway stadiums provided by traditional track sports clubs.
This means that American flat track racing has returned to Europe and gives us all the opportunity to get a taste of racing. Convert and start, train and improve. Guide and help out. The training weekends and racing events are an experience every time. Come along and be inspired.
Pictures: KEDO and Friederike Haase
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