Local teen Stuart Heywood is gearing up for the season on board his KTM RC390, backed by SMC Bikes.
Stuart will be riding in the Thundersport championship this year in the Junior cup. This popular class is filled with talented riders from all over the UK and often filters riders into the British superbike paddock. His season begins on the weekend of the 2nd-3rd May at Snetterton and throughout the year will take him to the best of the British tracks including Donnington, Cadwell and Oulton Park.
At 5 years old Stuart started racing in motocross and progressed onto trials riding. This will be his first year riding the KTM and he's looking to learn all he can from the bike.
Stuart's KTM RC 390 is a relatively standard bike that can be purchased straight out of the showroom but features various performance upgrades such as an Akrapovic exhaust and WP suspension to help with improved power and handling.
We wish Stuart the best of luck for the season.
If you're interested in sponsoring Stuart, please contact him.
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