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Chris's European racing campaign

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$1,715 donated

Given by 16 generous donors in 2 months

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Inspired by kiwis like Hugh Anderson and Ginger Malloy, but born in the wrong era, I'm heading over to Europe to live my own racing dream.

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For more information on my European campaign, go to http://www.grandprixmachine.com/europe

This kiwi is on his way to Europe to show them that kiwi's can truly fly! Inspired by stories of the Continental Circus of the 70s, 80s and 90s, as well as successful New Zealand racers such as Hugh Anderson (4x 50cc and 125cc world champion), Ginger Malloy (2nd place World GP500), Bruce Anstey (13 IOMTT wins) to name a few. I'm heading over to experience for myself what the racing world can offer. I'll be competing in the European Freetech 50 Cup racing with Team Wobben on a 125GP style chassis.

Racing is expensive, and even in the small capacity classes the insurance, international competition licences, entry fees and travel gets out of hand pretty quickly. Thank you for any small contribution you make, it's truly appreciated!

The Freetech 50 Cup

Between 1962 and 1983, 50 Grand Prix was world championship status. In 1984 50GP was removed and 80GP continued until 1989, the year I was borne. In 2018, the Freetech 50 Cup is the closest thing we have to a highly competitive 50GP championship. With very few rules to encourage the wild machine development of the 70s, and run by a number of highly enthusiastic Dutch racers, it's a class which hosts some tense battles to the line. This year there will be 5 rounds across Germany, Netherlands and Poland.

The adventure

I'll be regularly posting photos and video along the way for you all to enjoy. On board races, photos from pit lane, and bike profiles from all the crazy machines.

Use of funds

Every dollar will go towards racing: rebuilds, maintenance, setup, entry fees, travel, licences and insurance


Latest donations

  • dad

    dad on 02 Apr 2018

    Private

    Hamba Kahle!! have a great time

    Private

  • Rick

    Rick on 31 Mar 2018

    $50

    $50

  • Quentin Lee

    Quentin Lee on 28 Mar 2018

    $50

    go well Chris & have a lot of fun

    $50

  • Wendy Cain (Mum)

    Wendy Cain (Mum) on 27 Mar 2018

    $250

    Good luck my son. J.R.R. Tolkien — 'May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.'

    $250

  • Paul & Dylan

    Paul & Dylan on 26 Mar 2018

    $100

    Good luck Chris - live the dream.

    $100

Page created by

Chris Cain

Individual
Canterbury

A hopelessly addicted 2 stroke motorcycle racer from New Zealand chasing his childhood dreams across the world

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Chris Cain.

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“Good luck my son. J.R.R. Tolkien — 'May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.'”
“Good luck Chris - live the dream.”
“Been following your ventures since the Beeoneoneoh era and always love the content. You've a brilliant eye for aesthetic and seem like a top bloke. Can't spare much, unfortunately, but hopefully this little bit helps!”
“All the best Chris 😎”
“Here’s to more excellent content in 2018! Cheers from Seattle in the USA!”
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