Two races in one weekend proved to be just what the doctor ordered for Dean 'Deano' Watson. Taking control at Wakefield on Friday evening brought in the desired result with another great finish on Sunday at Warwick
Another busy week with the AMAC/JEJ Team travelling all over the place again, Blyton on Tuesday, and up to Ryedale for the GP with Smiffy in Wales for the big TLI National RR Championship. Two podiums for the lads, highlight of the week for Smiffy though, he also took the TLI National Circuit Champs podium earlier in the year (2nd behind Deano that time) – nice to add the TLI Road Race podium to his collection - an awesome performance.
A mid-week disappointment for the team, when the Blyton Circuit race was cancelled at the last minute was quickly forgotten with Deano heading to Newcastle under Lyme for the Stafford Centre Race. A superb solo performance with more points attained for the team
Damien 'El Dynamo' Clayton has had a very successful season with the AMAC/JE James Racing Team. So much so that his form has drawn the attention of many pro teams. His move to Ribble Pro Cycling is a great testimony to his talent and the support of the AMAC/JE James Team. We wish him all the best for his pro cycling future.
The weather was glorious for this year's Sheffield GP and the lads from AMAC/JE James Racing showed great form and determination even though misfortune affected a couple of riders. Later in the week, the rain at Holmfirth played a major part in the local road race but Deano perservered to gain points, while at the Heckington show Dave Bolland took two podium places.
A very soggy Friday night saw Aaron Chambers-Smith take control on a very tricky, treacherous circuit. Showing good form and determination he held positon well and sprinted to a fine second place. He took to the road again on Sunday and gained more points with a seventh place finish.
Andy Moore Auto Centres Racing team are very, very pleased to announce the signing of a promising young talent in the form of Dave Bolland. We believe he’s got much promise and that he will prove to be a formidable competitor. He's also a thoroughly nice chap who will fit in really well with the lads. The Stockton GP on Sunday, saw both Damo and Smiffy making the finish in style with a capable ride as always.
The lads on impressive form again this week, with probably one of the best results in team history with a podium at the Beaumont Trophy. Aaron Chambers-Smith and Dean Watson supporting the superbly on-form Damien Clayton to a fine third place finish.
El Dynamo, Deano and Smiffy headed to Mallory Park, Leicestershire for a mid-week spin around the famous motor racing circuit. The team put in an excellent performance that led to a nail biting finish for El Dynamo.
Another mile munching week, and a productive one. Deano, Smiffy and Marc kicked off the week nicely with a podium spot - third place for Deano, and Smiffy rolling in fifth in soaking conditions. Damo squeezed in an appearance at the Ilkley GP, stretching his legs before the big Tour of the Reservoir event.
A four hundred mile round trip for El Dynamo (and the support crew) for the Circuit of the Mendips, but what a ride. Delayed near the end due to a crash in the monsoon, but finished in style. Much praise from the TV commentators, with none other than the legendary John Herety pointing out that if he were a current manager, he’d be watching Damo... praise indeed.
The Lancaster GP is a challenging 100 mile affair with some of the best riders in the UK taking part. Damien Clayton and Dean Watson represented the AMAC/JE James team for this brutal road race. Both riders gave their all and showed they were not phased by the class field.
The lads crammed it all in this week. It seems to have been an endless motorway munching trek for the team buses, and a similar undertaking for the Giant Propels and their riders. Despite the monumental load for the lads, they’ve come through in fine style with a nice haul of points
The Batman and Robin of the AMAC team, Bish and Smiffy were chosen for the Leicester Closed Circuit Series on Saturday. Age and experience hit the front early and heaped on the pressure, youth and energy finished the job for another successful result.
Oulton Park in Cheshire was the venue for this years UK TLI National Championships. Dean Watson, Marc Layfield and Aaron Chambers-Smith were selected to represent the AMAC/JE James Team on a lovely sunny day. The result was even lovelier.
Two races for the AMAC/JE James Team at the weekend saw Bish and Aaron compete at the York Circuit Series on Saturday with Damo and Deano taking on the challenging Lincoln GP on Sunday
The AMAC/JE James Cycles team travelled north to Newcastle this weekend for the Ponteland GP. Both Deano and El Dynamo showed their usual form and commitment with Damien sprinting for a position that kept his and the team's points rolling in.
A team of four riders including Bish, Smiffy, Deano and, the unbeatable El Dynamo, gave another outstanding performance this weekend. A challenging course was no match for El Dynamo, who, yet again, crossed the line in first position.
As Spring warms up, the Andy Moore team hots up. A glorious day at the Upton CC National Road Race saw Bish, Smiffy and El Dynamo turn up the heat, securing yet another fine performance, putting Damien Clayton on the podium in first place, again.
British Cycling's Elite rankings has Damien 'El Dynamo' Clayton listed at number one with a staggering 183 points so far this season. His current consistent form gives Damien this well deserved rank and a further strong result this weekend will certainly do no harm to his ranking.
The Andy Moore Racing Team returned to York on Saturday and secured another 2nd spot on the podium with Damo and Deano confidently taking on the pros at the Coalville Wheelers Road Race on Sunday
The 2019 season continues with yet another victory for the AMAC/JE James Racing Team. The three riders competing at the Seacroft Annual Spring Road Race battled a challenging field of 60 riders and strong crosswinds giving the team yet another well-earned sucess.
A return to Wakefiled for the closed circuit series saw the Andy Moore Team pile on the pressure on a rather wet and windy day. Attacks from the outset saw an early break and another victory for Damien Clayton and the Andy Moore/JE James racing team
This weekend saw three of the Andy Moore team competing in the Wakefield Circuit Series. Yet again the team put in a very strong performance giving the team another couple of podium places.
A strong team of 5 riders was fielded for the York Sports Village crit on Saturday. With repeated attacks from the team, new signing Damien ‘El Dynamo’ Clayton, had a great race and secured first spot with Deano claiming a solid third place on the podium.
The 2019 road race season got under way for the AMAC / JE James Cycles team this weekend, with new signing Damien 'El Dynamo' Clayton showing what he's got at the Perfs Road Race in Portsmouth.
A challenging TLI National 25TT Championship was made even more unpleasant when the weather took a turn for the worse. Supersonic Smiffy was more than up for the challenge, giving his usual 100%, ensuring another great result for the Andy Moore/JE James Team.
The 2018 race season is coming to an end, however there is no end to The Andy Moore Teams success for the year.
Two Crits, three podium finishes in one weekend for the Andy Moore Auto Centres/JE James cycle racing team. A great start to the 2019 season for the lads from Staveley.
The quest for success continues, this time at Birmingham with a capacity field. A stunning and exceptional display from Deano, going from strength to strength with an Elite podium again. An incredible high speed attack, averaging 30mph plus for an hour - a joy to watch. With Bish and Smiffy doing an excellent job in support, the level just keeps getting better with team spirit at 100%.
This week's NMRRl TLI race at Torworth meant one thing for the lads in yellow - to ensure Aaron 'Smiffy' Chambers-Smith secured second place for this years championship. With strength and commitment in good measure the team did the job and did it well.
It's confirmed - Deano is now the TLI NMRRL Champion after a great team effort this week at Dinnington. Another show of the teams power and commitment gave Deano the win with Supersonic Smiffy taking a well-earned third place, giving him the chance of taking second place overall
This weeks NMRRL series race at Dinnington saw the lads out in force. They attacked from the get-go and with gritty determination managed to secure another clean sweep, securing first, second and third spot on the podium
A Brompton urban cross race, a wet and windy road race in Holmfirth and a scorching class placing at Upton, the team have been very busy and, as usual, very successful.
Cycle racing is indeed. A busy week of competion for the AMAC / JE James Racing Team brought the team varying amount of success this week and for the experienced, elder of the team, Andy Bishop a week or two of recovery, following a pretty nasty incident. Here's hoping he makes a full and swift recovery.
The team have seen catgory promotion for team members Steve Paterson and Freddie Bingham recently. With continued successes throughout the season, Dean Watson, has now received promotion to Cat 1 status - these lads go from strength to strength. Unfortunately cycle racing is not all glory and promotion, as Steve Paterson found out at an East Midlands road race this week - crashes happen and when they do, they hurt. Fortunately no broken bones.
The Otley GP is one of the highlights of the British cycle racing calendar. With thousands of spectators, the support races as well as the main event is a spectacular affair. The Andy Moore Auto Centres / JE James Racing Team entered two riders for the Cat 2,3,4 race. Patto and Deano dominated proceedings for an incredible win.
Following on from last weeks very busy race schedule the team, once more, hit form at Dinnington this week. Their continued success in the NMRRL series of races saw Andy Bishop showing no signs of weakness following his mishap last week. The team secured the top two spots on the podium, yet again.
A glorious week in June with a fantastic start to July. The AMAC/JE James Cycle racing team had a very busy race schedule with podium finishes and strong perfomances from all riders. They continue to give their all and their efforts are duly rewarded.
With the team out in force - at the TLI North Midland Road Race League on Thursday and at Lichfield on Saturday, they once again found themselves on the podium. Team work, dedication and a desire to win gave the Andy Moore/JE James lads another opportunity to shine both locally and nationally.
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A glorious Sunday afternoon and the Andy Moore Auto Centres / JE James Cycle Racing team were out in force at the Doncaster Grand Prix. All riders gave their utmost with newcomer Freddie showing great form (this being only his second race, Patto gaining promotion to Cat 2 and Deano battling the big boys in the Elite race.
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AMAC/JE James Racing Team came out five strong for the North Midlands TLI Thursday night league at Dinnington. They worked well as a team and secured a third place podium spot for Paterson with a solid all-round performace from the rest.
Mr. Watson claims the top spot with a dominant display of racecraft at the BodyTorq Crit Race Series on the Salt Ayre Circuit. The race was confidently managed by the team giving Deano the chance to attack and sprint for glory.
The TLI Thursday night road race league got under way with a fine 2nd place for Dean Watson and a great bunch sprint finish from Aaron - giving him a good start in defending his junior title from last year. On the following Sunday the team ventured to Oulton Park for the National Championships with further success for Aaron, who secured another podium spot - second place junior.
On Bank Holiday Monday the AMAC / JE James Racing Team competed in a capacity field at the Windley Hill Road Race. Once again the team went home with more points in the bag with a fine seventh place. At Darley Moor the team again took more points in two races with a seventh and third place.
A second and third place for the Andy Moore / Je James Racing team at the Yarborough circuit this weekend also saw Natterjacks' lead singer Freddie Bingham riding for the team - his first venture into the world of cycle racing - and he loved every minute!
The Andy Moore Auto Centre / JE James Racing Team had a very exciting race at Shrewsbury this weekend. It was a hard fought, tight race with perhaps a bit too much excitement at times. A selective sprint for the line saw Bish take a well-earned fifth place.
On Saturday the AMAC team delivered their most outstanding result so far, at the 3RT York National Elite Closed Circuit Race with Dean Watson grabbing a sensational 2nd spot and Andy 'Bish' Bishop also grabbing points with a great finish, and securing 8th spot. Both AMAC riders are pictured above with winner, Ed Hopper of Team Ribble
The weekend saw the team divided to compete in local Hatfiled Time Trial, the Miltag Road Race at Sharlston and the East Midlands Witham RR. The team showed great form, yet again, with those in action giving everything - adding to their overall points tally in addition to a great TT result with Harry 'Bullitt' Buxton obtaining the junior TT title on the Hatfield course.
Last year saw Andy Bishop, of the AMAC / JE James Cycle Racing Team, take a fine victory at the Karbona Street Circuit in Birmingham. This Sunday the team returned to Birmingham hoping to repeat their success. Building on their current form the team continued to work well together giving Steve Paterson the opportunity to take a convincing first place.
Easter Sunday saw a very competitive field at the annual Danum Trophy Road Race. With some of the UK’s best teams and riders taking part on a wet and windy day, the AMAC / JE James Cycle racing team put in a very solid performance.
The Andy Moore Auto Centre / JE James Cycles racing team had another great weekend of racing. With riders competing at Salt Ayre (Lancaster close circuit), Middlesbrough and, more locally, Stavely TT. It was a very positive weekend with great results for all concerned.
Not your typical spring weekend - but the Andy Moore Auto Centre / JE James Cycle racing team travelled across the Pennines for a rather chilly day's racing on the Salt Ayre closed circuit. All riders put in a great effort despite the terrible conditions...
Following on from a very successful 2017 season, the Andy Moore Auto Centres Team renews it's line-up for 2018. With new talent lined up along side long-standing and returning riders the team are ready to roll - the 2018 season promises much.
The AMAC purpose built race support unit offers the Andy Moore Team luxury seldom experienced by amateur racing cyclists. With everything they need on race day, the riders need only concentrate on one thing...winning.
The AMAC / J E James Cycles racing team welcomes national 10TT Juvenile Champion Harry Buxton to the team for the upcoming 2018 season. With talent, commitment and experience Harry will bring additional firepower to the AMAC team helping to build on their current form and 2017 season success.
On their new 2018 Giant Propel Advanced Pro Disc bikes, the Andy Moore Auto Centre / JE James Cycles Racing Team, were able to show what they were capable of in their first race leading into the 2018 season. This closed circuit event on a cold and wet Saturday in March, saw the team dominate proceedings with Dean 'Deano' Watson claiming a very respectable 2nd place.
It’s been a busy season for the Andy Moore / J. E. James Racing Team, and Sunday brought the last official race of the season for the boys from Staveley. Team Manager Andy Moore selected a three-strong squad to contest the Closed-Circuit Race at the Pendle Cycling Festival, an event which has brought success for the team for the past three seasons.
The Andy Moore Racing / J E James cycle team recently set up camp in Worksop for Stage 4 of the Tour of Britain. Large crowds turned up to cheer on the pro-riders and many spectators took the time to check out the Andy Moore team bus, van and bikes with local team riders on hand for an informative chat.
There’s no easing off for local cycling star Aaron Chambers-Smith as another week of racing sees the youngster claim yet more success for the Andy Moore Autocentres / J.E. James Racing Team. His recent promotion to the higher Category Two level proved no obstacle to the Stanfree rider as he started the week’s campaign with the final round of the TLI-Cycling Road Race Series at Dinnington.
Riders from the Andy Moore / J. E. James Racing Team continue to chalk up the points with another week of solid results as the racing calendar continues to keep the riders from Staveley busy. Tuesday evening brought the first success of the week with Manton rider Nick Moore attempting to prove that his road racing capabilities are just as useful when it comes to Time Trials.
Three days - Three results. There’s no let up for the Andy Moore Autocentres / J.E.James Racing Team as the road racing season continues to fill up the schedules. The Staveley based squad faced a busy run of three events in just three days, kicking off on Wednesday with an appearance at Blyton Park for Worksop’s Andy Bishop, keen to continue a promising run of recent form.
It’s been an action packed few days of racing for Stanfree’s Aaron Chambers-Smith, with a spectacular high- speed sprint crash threatening to stall the youngster’s continued run of recent good form. The Andy Moore Autocentres / J.E.James Racing Team rider was looking to add to his points tally with a decent placing in the latest round of TLI Road Race Series, this time on the Torworth Circuit.
To dream the impossible dream and compete with your sporting heroes is a thought which has passed through the mind of most amateur athletes. For some it may be your local pub team battling it out with Manchester United at Old Trafford, or racing against Lewis Hamilton in the British Grand Prix. For Worksop’s Andy Bishop, it’s taking on the very best racing cyclists in the business.
He’s done it again ! – Stanfree’s Aaron Chambers-Smith continues to impress after chalking up another victory at the Bodytorq Circuit Race Series Criterium at Lancaster on Saturday. The youngster faced tough competition at the picturesque Salt Ayre circuit, but was eager to put on a show and continue his recent run of fine form.
Local Junior cycling star Aaron Chambers-Smith took the honours to claim the top spot for Junior classification with a confident performance at a windy TLI Flagg Road Race on Sunday. The youngster, boosted by a string of consistent recent results conquered the challenging Peak District terrain to claim the number one Junior position!
Young cycling prodigy Aaron Chambers-Smith continued his consistent recent form in the latest round of the TLI Road Race Series at Dinnington in a thrilling midweek contest. With the emphasis on maintaining his position at the top of the series rankings, the Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing prodigy teamed up with wingman Xavier Scott to do battle against a highly competitive field.
It’s been a full throttle week for the Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing team as the road racing season hots up for the boys from Staveley. Keen to maintain an impressive run of recent form, Team Manager Andy Moore revved up his troops as they headed off on a schedule of a further three races following on from last week’s successful Doncaster Festival outing.
Local cycling star Nick Moore enjoyed a Sunday of celebration, with a visit to the Doncaster Cycle Racing Festival bringing a promotion for the Worksop based rider and his Staveley Team. Recent solid form has seen a run of consistent success, and elevation to coveted Category 2 status is just reward for a season of achievement so far.
Nick Moore claimed yet another podium finish thanks to a comprehensive team effort from his team-mates at Leeds at the weekend. The local rider joined team mates Andy Bishop, Joel Candy, and Aaron- Chambers-Smith to put on an impressive show in the latest instalment of the 2017 racing season.
Rising cycling star Aaron Chambers-Smith once more proved the man to watch at a rain drenched Dinnington in the latest round of the TLI Road Race Series. The Stanfree youngster demonstrated a steely determination to succeed....
Rising cycling star Aaron Chambers-Smith finished off another week of racing with yet more success, a podium finish and a fine fourth position to add to his recent impressive tally of results.
‘More like Ben Hur than bike racing’ commented Team Manager Andy Moore after the AMAC / JEJ Racing Team completed their latest challenge with a day’s closed circuit racing at Middlesborough on Monday.
The points keep rolling in for riders from the Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing Team. Another solid week of consistency has produced yet another result for an on-form Nick Moore.
Local riders provided yet more success for the region with another weekend of achievement for the Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing team. The Staveley based outfit continued their ongoing impressive form with a Saturday trip to York, contesting the latest in a series of Criterium closed circuit races.
Worksop’s Andy Bishop struck victory with a masterclass of powerplay at the Birmingham Karbona Circuit Races on Sunday. The Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing Team rider was in dominant form as he rode to a convincing win against a well attended field of quality opposition.
The points continue to roll in for the Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing Team as local hero Adam Turner landed another points scoring finish for the Staveley outfit.
It’s been a long wait, but the season is at last underway for the Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing Team. The eagerly anticipated opener at the ever popular Darley Moor Circuit attracted a full field of riders, all keen to get the years racing off to a productive start.
The AMAC / JEJ Race Team take the podium once more at the North Midlands TT Championships. The season just gets better for riders from the Staveley based Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing Team.
After last week’s gruelling double header of racing, the lads from the Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing Team climbed aboard the Tour Bus for a trip to a sunny Lancaster to contest the Elite Mens event at the picturesque Saltaire Circuit
It’s been a busy weekend of racing for local riders from the Andy Moore Autocentres / JEJ Racing Team. After last week’s solid season opener at Darley, the team entered into battle with a Saturday trip to the York Sports Village
Today we have the pleasure of discussing cycle racing with Andy Moore. The Andy Moore Auto Centres Racing team has enjoyed many successes over the past few years and as one of their main sponsors, J E James cycles thought we’d ask how things work in the world of top level amateur cycling.
It's been a busy time, and the team have been working hard to ensure 2017 will be as exciting as the previous seasons. Today's first proper shakedown run demonstrated just how much respect the lads have gained.