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April 10, 2018

This weekend saw Luke Hopkins and the Hopkins Racing team compete at the International Silverstone Circuit for the BEMSEE club race.  Luke pushed his Yamaha R6 to the limit whilst competing in the Team Respro MRO 600 inc Clubman 600 class up against not only stock 600 machines but also Supersport 600 bikes.  Despite not having the same specifications and...

Family run team Hopkins Racing made an outstanding start to the Superstock 600 season where they are competing against some riders with factory backing and the budget and setup that goes with that. In his first ever Superstock 600 race Hopkins rode to a very impressive 8th position despite some of his competitors having several year’s experience on a 600c...

February 17, 2018

While winter testing in Spain, Luke took part in the German National Supersport 600 Race in Valencia.

After dislocating his thumb just two days before during training, unfazed Luke still wanted to take part in the race and even on his stock Yamaha R6, Luke came an incredible 5th place among even World Supersport 600 riders.  This is what drove Luke to chan...

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Sittingbourne’s 15-year-old racer competed in his final event of the season on the Donington Park National circuit this weekend. At the end of a race packed year that has seen Hopkins ride in the British Superbike Moto3 series, at world level in the World Supersport 300 championship, Hopkins received special dispensation to compete...

The 15-year-old from Sittingbourne had been competing on a Moto3 in a BSB Support series and a Kawasaki Ninja 300 in the World Supersport 300 championship and recently the Superteens series of Thundersport, where he won all six races he entered.

However, he has grown too big for either so Hopkins took on a new challenge last weekend. He had his first outin...

Since his return to a national championship last month Hopkins has been unbeatable. In his first outing in the Thundersport Superteen Challenge he won all four races on a track he’d never seen before. Last weekend Hopkins was at Oulton Park and not only won both races, he smashed the lap record.

The Superteen series has seen the likes of Cal Crutchlow, the...

With a break in the World Supersport300 series Hopkins, from Sittingbourne, kept up his track action with a wildcard entry in the Thundersport Superteens series. Round seven of the series took place at the coastal circuit Anglesey, Wales. Hopkins put on an all conquering performance winning all four races on a track he hadn’t seen before.

The Superteens se...

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