About Us

Get to know the riders.

Name: Carl Vickers

Age: 47 (but feels 27)

Occupation: Chief Petty Officer Weapons Engineer in the Royal Navy

Lives: Nantwich, Cheshire (but originally from Wales)

Hobbies: Scuba Diving, Bungee Jumping, Sky Diving, Golf,

Likes: Mushrooms

Dislikes: Fish (the eating kind)

First Motorbikes: MT50, TS50, AR80, TZR125, NC21, NC30…. And the list goes on….

Currently Racing: Yamaha R6

Favourite Circuits: Donington Race Circuit and Cadwell Park

Ambitions for 2020 race season: To gain as many top three finishes as possible.  I am always looking to improve on my qualifying and race result positions and for 2020 my ultimate goal is to take podium finishes.

Achievements 2019
8th Overall in the Thundersport GB Golden Era Championship

Achievements 2018
8th overall in the Thundersport GB Golden Era Championship
4 Podium finishes with NO Limits and 1 podium finish with Thundersport GB

Achievements 2017
North East Motorcycle Club Championship – 4th overall in the Pre-Injection Open Championship

Achievements in 2016
As part of the Royal Navy Royal Marines Road Race Team winning the Inter-Service Championship for the second year in a row
Winning the Jamie Adam Trophy

Achievements in 2015
Awarded the Best first time rider award (putting my name on the trophy with the likes of Niall MacKenzie).
As part of the Royal Navy Royal Marines Road Race Team winning the Inter-Service Championship.


Name: Chris Spooner

Age: 36

Occupation: Delkevic UK Brand Manager

Lives: Stoke-on-Trent

First Race: Mallory Park 2001

First Race Win: Aintree 2002

Favourite Circuit: Oulton Park because of its technical aspects

Likes: Anything that gives me an adrenaline rush!

Ambitions for 2020:  Ecstatic to be invited by CV Racing to join them and race in the Blackbird Corporate Golden Era SuperSport 600 class with Thundersport GB, I am looking forward to working with the team and will be looking to make progress throughout the season. No expectations yet (well maybe secretly), just simply looking forward to the first round at Brands Hatch on 28th March.

Achievements 2019:
4 Podiums in the CB500 Class in Thundersport GB

Achievements 2012:
2nd in the F400 EMRA championship, missing out to first place by 1 point

Achievements 2011:
I finished on the podium at every round with both clubs but this was not enough to see me retain my title as the Lightweight or Formula 400 champion

Achievements 2010:
1st in both Darley Moor DMRRC Formula 400 and the DMRRC Lightweights Championships

Achievements 2019:
3rd in the DMRRC F400 championship

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