Racing Teams


2021 race team

Team Appleyard Macadam Racing

Appleyard Macadam Racing is one of the most esteemed teams within the British Superbike paddock, having amassed an impressive track record including 90 World Championship Grand Prix events ridden by Robin Appleyard and logging up 11 British Championship titles after securing the British Supersport championship in 2020. The team, based in our Keighley Motorcycle store, racked up their 50th British Supersport race victory this year on their way to a fourth consecutive title!

With over 30 years of experience, the team was set up to support multiple British Champion Robin Appleyard, who dominated the 125cc class in the UK before contending the World Championship for a number of years.

After logging up their FOURTH British Supersport Championship in 2020, Appleyard Macadam Racing have invested in young riders to support this season, giving Bradley Perie and Rhys Irwin their big break.

The team continue to be managed by ex-GP rider and British Champion Robin Appleyard, who devotes his time and expertise to help the riders perform to the best of their ability. Also looking forward to an exciting and successful season are joint team owners and longtime supporters of motorcycle racing, Peggy Appleyard and Doug Macadam. Alex Smith is the teams master technician, who initially started as an apprentice at our Motorcycle dealership in Keighley alongside Peter Kitching who works for Colin Appleyard as a driver and handles logistics for the race team.

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