Gary Birtwistle becomes 2019 UK and European Hooligan Flat track Champion


Gary Birtwistle has retained his title as the UK Hooligan flat track champion, claiming not only the UK title but also the European after a stunning display at the Greenfield Dirt track oval. 

The Greenfield Dirttrack, the home of UK Dirt Track Racing, was the final in the UK and European championships. With an entry list of over 150 riders travelling from Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, France, Holland and the UK.

Birtwistle was again riding his 2018 championship winning Ducati Scrambler Icon modified by Mike Hill at Survivor Customs, with support from Ducati UK and The Bike Shed.

''It's been a great year, the level keeps getting faster and faster and there was some really tough competition this season. I'm just so happy to have taken three titles in two years"

"It just shows how versatile the scrambler range is, with a few small modifications we've turned this thing into a race winner. It's beaten some of the best flat track racers in Europe!"

Gary and the Scrambler were again a victorious combination for this year’s championship and claimed the win in this final round to make it four victories and a second in a dominant UK championship victory. The three European series saw Birtwistle win by 17 points after 2 wins and a third.

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