Quadzilla take CFMOTO to Weston Beach Race 2019
Posted by Harry Hinkley on
Quadzilla recently signed a three-year deal with RHL to headline sponsor the Quad and Sidecar race at what is recognised as the biggest motorsport event in the UK calendar. Quadzilla have always had a history with racing from the humble beginnings of the owner taking to Mablethorpe beach in the 90s.
For Weston Beach Race 2019 Quadzilla have two CFMOTO CFORCE 1000 quads hitting the sand and an 850 XC. The first pairing on the CFMOTO is, Isle of Man TT winner James Hillier with a previous winner of Weston Beach Race Juan Knight.
James Hillier: “I’ve never really ridden quads but being offered the opportunity I had to take it. It looks a bit of a monster and my play is just to keep the wheels turning until I finish. I’ve not had a chance to test or practise so will have to learn fast but I’m looking forward to the challenge”
Quadzilla have also been heavily involved with racing motocross, years of racing has helped refine the range and improve it through the decades, contributing to consistent improvements throughout the years. Now boasting a range of over 20 different vehicles. During the years of racing, Quadzilla developed the world renowned championship winning Pro Shark RMX, with the 2020 version being released shortly and will be available from your local dealer.
Since Weston Beach Race 2018, Quadzilla have been hard at work developing the CFMOTO 850XC which finished last year a credible 38th in class with pilot Harry Hinkley aboard. The years racing since has had some ups and downs, highlights being a fifth in class at Skegness Beach Race, a second and third at Dragon Enduro Series. 2019 started badly with Harry suffering a fractured wrist on the first lap of the first round but still bought the CFMOTO home.
For the third quad, 2019 British Champion Mark Mclerlon will be aboard the CFMOTO 850XC alongside fellow Irishman Chris Nelson who has had a finish of 4th place at Weston Beach Race previously.
Mark Mclernon: “I’m looking forward to Weston Beach Race 2019, its something a little different to end the season with. The CFMOTO is a 4x4 so very different from my normal quad! Big thank you to Quadzilla for the ride for both myself and teammate Chris Nelson.
Harry Hinkley will also be taking to the beach on the CFORCE 1000 QZR “I’m delighted to be working alongside RHL, it is a fantastic event they put on. We are pushing the CFMOTO brand and bringing three quads, plus two for Gareth to use, shows our commitment to racing as a manufacture. It’s something I am very passionate about and looking forward to what the future holds”.