We’ve had some great news coverage over the last couple of weeks since the end of the season for Jamie and the Harris Racing Team. Below is the full press release if you didn’t get a chance to see it in the Bangor and Anglesey Mail or the North Wales Chronicle.
Jamie Harris, 25 of Anglesey finished his 2014 season on a high after taking the top Formula 600 prize in the prestigious IFM Anglesey ‘Grand’ race at the Ty Croes Circuit. The Grand was the final race of the season in the Wirral 100 championship in which Jamie finished third overall.
It’s been a busy year for Jamie who became a father just ahead of the season. Jay said, “It’s been a difficult season financially trying to balance family life with racing, mainly due to the lack of sponsorship”.
“I haven’t been able to compete at the highest level, but this is something I hope to change for 2015!”
There was a good atmosphere around the paddock all weekend with post-race activities going on long into the night on Saturday. Jamie however had an early night as he was out first thing Sunday morning for warm-up, practice and qualifying and making sure he was happy with the bike set up.
“I was disappointed with my results on Saturday as I knew I was capable of putting in faster lap times, but this just made me more determined to do better in Sunday’s race. I made it my personal goal to be the fastest 600 in the Grand race”.
“I was over the moon when I achieved this.”
Jamie was just tenths off racing at F600 lap record pace.
“I exceeded my own expectations and it really did make my weekend. ”
Jamie was joined on the podium by Millie who appeared to be very proud of her Dad at the end of the day on Sunday.
Over the winter Jamie will be training hard as he prepares for next year when he hopes to compete in the 2015 British Supersport Evo Championship. A support series to the BSB British Superbike Championship. Jamie has previously raced in the Bristish Superstock 600 championship, but plans to return in 2015 to try and bring a title to Wales.
David Harris, Jamie’s dad and team manager said, “Jamie has proved year on year his potential and I just know with the right financial backing and better machinery he is capable of being highly competitive in the Supersport Evo class”.
Harris Racing currently has opportunities for sponsors to join the successful team at the BSB Championship rounds. Jamie will be flying the flag for Wales and offers a great opportunity for local businesses to join him and the race team at some of the most iconic British race tracks such as Brands Hatch, Donington Park, Silverstone and Oulton Park.
There are sponsorship options for anyone who wants to get involved in racing from joining the 96 members club to full sponsor livery on the bike.
David Harris said, “being involved in a British Superbike support series gives the opportunity to see racing at its highest level. From being trackside spectating, mingling in the paddock, to the pit walks meeting the top riders in the world, it really is a fantastic opportunity to mix business with pleasure”.
For more information about the Harris Racing team, sponsorship opportunities or to get involved please get in touch: