4 Aintree race Aces battle it out
Where: Aintree Race Circuit, Merseyside When: Saturday, August 12 Entry: £10 Info: www.aintreemrc.co.uk
August sees the fourth round of the single-circuit Ace of Aintree race series. The 1.535-mile Aintree track uses half of the Formula 1 circuit layout from the 1960s. The current lap record is 101.5mph, set by John Ingram in 2010. We say: The Aintree Motorcycling Racing Club have been racing for more than 60 years at Aintree Racecourse, Merseyside, and in that time the club have nurtured many budding racers – including Carl Fogarty. Now, there are five race meets a year covering everything from classics to sidecars.