Reigning World F2 sidecar champions Ben and Tom Birchall are preparing their Mitchell's of Mansfield supported machine in readiness for the 2017 season when they will contest the British and World championships on their LCR chassis powered by a Yamaha R6 engine supplied by CF Motorsport plus the Isle of Man TT and the Southern 100 on the smaller LCR short chassis with a Honda 600cc engine this year.


Ben Birchall said: "Our preparation is going very well right now and we are nearly ready to make a start on our testing programme ahead of the first race.

"We are delighted our loyal sponsors are to continue with their support again this year and we are looking forward to start of the new season and to reward them with race wins throughout 2017."


British Sidecar Championship

Brands Hatch April 15-17- TBC
Oulton Park April 29 - 1st
Snetterton June 30- Jul 2nd
Mallory Park July 9th
Brands Hatch July 21-23
Assen Sept 29- 1st Oct
Brands Hatch Oct 13-15

World Sidecar Championship

Le Mans April 15
Oschersleben May 20-21
Pannonia Ring June 17-18
Assen August 6
Croatia Sept 9-10

Isle of Man TT races

Practice May 27-June 2
Race one June 3
Race two June 9

Isle of Man Southern 100

Practice July 10-11
Races July 12-13