Brookes and Redding go head to head for charity auction

Continuing their work for local charities, Penrith-based Paul Bird Motorsport are offering race fans the opportunity to bid for two pieces of unique memorabilia from the Be Wiser Ducati Racing Team’s title-winning and historic 2019 British Superbike Championship season.

The specially-made Corbeau pit box seats of both 2019 BSB champion Scott Redding and team-mate, the 2019 BSB runner-up Josh Brookes, who between them won 21 of the 27 races this season, are up for auction with all proceeds going to Carlisle and North Lakeland Hospice at Home. 

The online auction has already started and currently, in the early bidding, Brookes is leading this race marginally ahead of Redding. With only 15 days to go until the auction closes on Christmas Day, where the winners will be informed to make the day even more special, bids can be made for either or both seats via the following link: 

Team owner Paul Bird and his team are delighted to be supporting the Carlisle and North Lakeland Hospice at Home, a charity which relies largely on the generosity of the public and local businesses and provides quality, palliative care and support to patients, family members and carers affected by life limiting illness. 

Already this season with funds raised from the sale of instant win scratch cards at race meetings, other fund-raising activities including a bucket collection at the recent championship-winning PBM party, over £10,000 has been raised for the charity this year with another four-figure sum set to be donated following the sale of the seats. For further details, please visit .

When it comes to success, no one in British motorsport knows more about winning than Paul Bird PBM Motorsport. Multiple British champions as well as MotoGP, World Superbike and Isle of Man TT wins, with additional victories as diverse as Daytona, the North West 200 and Macau, success has been the norm over the past 25 years for the independent team based in the picturesque Lake District.

Owned and run by maverick businessman Paul Bird, himself ranked number two to Colin McRae at one point in his own rally career, the future is bright with Josh Brookes and Christian Iddon fronting the team’s British Superbike aspirations for 2020, with 20-year-old sensation Frank Bird heading the four-wheeled bid in both circuit racing and rallying.