Motorcycle Drag Racing Team
 

 

 

Kevin Charman

Former Top Fuel, Pro Stock, Funny Bike, and Comp Bike rider - taking time out building the fuel bike. 


NAME:  
Amongst others- Kev/Kevin Charman  

POSITION IN TEAM:      
"Try to ride the bike with no f**k up's, rider .... Now an old has been !  

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT:      
"Being too poor for super street, so going comp bike. And the first pass i guess on the comp bike with nitrous!!" (Not enough adjectives to describe that!)  

MOST EMBARASSING RACING MOMENT:  
"Main Event 2007, turning off the bike instead of turning the nitrous on, t*at. The shame!"  

FAVOURITE RACER:  

"Larry McBride - He is a good bloke, fantastic rider that will help you no matter what class you are"  

PERSON YOU MOST ADMIRE:  
"Jake .... Simple as that"  

PLANS FOR THR FUTURE:  
"Bigger! Better! Faster! More!" (Thanks to Big Chris for that one!!)

 

 

 

Jake Charman

Junior Drag Bike


NAME:      
Jake Charman, I.T  

POSITION IN TEAM:      
Rider, Crew, Dad's Son, Website Editor 

MOST MEMORABLE RACING MOMENT:      
"When Dad caught light on the Bandit and melted everything!"  

FAVOUTIRE RACER:      
"Larry McBride, no, not dad!"

MOST EMBARRASING RACING MOMENT  
"Running over Lizz's foot on the startline"

PERSON YOU MOST ADMIRE:  
"Him,(Points to Kev)   

PLANS FOR THE FUTURE:  
Funny Bike

 

 

 

Lizz McCarthy

Former comp bike champion, funny bike - Not retired, taking time out!


NAME:
Lizz McCarthy

POSTION IN TEAM:
Kev's other half, Rider, Nag!

MOST MEMORABLE RACING MOMENT:
"Can I have 2?
Going from 10.90 to 9.90 and finding that one second really does make all the difference!
Running my first seven at the Bulldog Bash .... What a place to do it!

FAVOURTIE RACER:
"Kev, Bois Reed, Harold Wolfenden, Korry Hogan - The list is endless"

PERSON YOU MOST ADMIRE:
"Many people but my mum especially, she was one amazing woman!"


PLANS FOR THE FUTURE:  
"Get better, get stronger, get faster!"

 

 

 

Will Pickering

I started drag racing in riding Tim Blakemore’s Junior Drag bike, which Conor used to ride,  for a year before I got too big for it. 
I would also like to thank Kevin, Jake and Lizz for this opportunity, and my Mum and Uncle Dave and his team for all their support, and hope I do ok


NAME:

Will Pickering


POSITION IN TEAM: 
Sponsored Junior Drag Bike Rider 

MOST MEMORABLE RACING MOMENT:  
When I finally got the hang of the burnout, and did a superb one!


FAVOURITE RACER: 
My Uncle David  (Dave Peters – Rocket)

MOST EMBARASSING RACING MOMENT: 
When I forgot to turn my air bottle on, and couldn’t change gear!

PERSON YOU MOST ADMIRE: 
Uncle David

PLANS FOR THE FUTURE:
To hopefully carry on racing and eventually have a go on my Uncle’s Funny Bike


 

 

 

Chris Pyke

NAME:

Chris Pyke  

POSITION IN TEAM:  
Crew Chief, big bloke, all round good egg!  

MOST MEMORABLE RACING MOMENT:      

"Kev winning the championship (the first one)" He says with a grin


FAVOURITE RACER:  
"A couple - Larry McBride - Top Fuel U.S.A, Nevville Gadd - Ex Fuel Altered - New Zealand"  

MOST EMBARASSING RACING MOMENT:      
"I can quite honestly say I've never had one .... I'm the crew, it's the riders that do that"  

PERSON YOU MOST ADMIRE AND WHY:  
"Donna (partner) because of what she does" (intensive care charge nurse) "Oh and other skills which you wont be told about!"  

 

 

 

Sarah Chapman

NAME:      
Sarah, or Minx  


POSITION IN TEAM:    

Dresser, wiggle partner and starter. Handy with a spanner too!


MOST MEMORABLE RACING MOMENT:    

Lizz’s first win taken at a snowy meet with a freshly laid track  

FAVOURITE RACER:      
Can’t choose outside the NJ Team 


MOST EMBARASSING RACING MOMENT:   
Forgetting that the starter locator needs to positioned correctly to connect and start the bike. Completely forgot when it attached !


PERSON YOU MOST ADMIRE AND WHY:      
Whoever first thought up the idea to slice a pig real thin and smoke it. Imagine life without bacon - GAR!!!!! 

 

 

 

Julie Moxley

NAME:      
Julie “Mrs Mox” Moxley  

POSITION IN TEAM:    

Apprentice stand by starter, clutch plate cleaner, tea/coffee maker, boot doer upper!


MOST MEMORABLE RACING MOMENT:    

Lizz’s first win      

FAVOURITE RACER:      
Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen


MOST EMBARASSING RACING MOMENT:   
Far too many to choose from, and I blame my hormones anyway!


PERSON YOU MOST ADMIRE AND WHY:

Ok- totally random but I blame my daughter Abi for leading me astray after my hysterectomy wen I was vulnerable - so the answer is 'Beth Chapman' wife of Dog the Bounty Hunter.

 

 

 

 

Mandy Chant

Name: 

Mandy Chant 


Position in Team:

 Catering, hospitality and team clown 


Most memorable moment : 

 Accidently breaking Lizz’s ankle by wiggling my boobies at her (she fell down a hole!)


Most embarrassing racing moment:

 Falling over in front of a very big crowd on the track at the Bulldog Bash! 


Favourite Racer: 

Apart from Kev Lizz and Jake, Bois Read 


Person you most admire:

Anyone who gets on a bike and drag races !


Plans for the future:

To be a part of the Nitrous Junkie Team as long as I am wanted, and just enjoy life, as it is too darn short!

 

 

 

Donna

POSITION IN TEAM:  
Chris' Fiancee, and Corey's Mum! - Mucks in on an 'as and when basis'