Glews puts fuel into young racer’s Championship hopes

Glews Garage, Goole have recently donated £150 worth of fuel to help a young, local motorbike rider compete in races on his GP5 Minimoto and Metrakit GP50


Charlie Atkins aged 9 from Goole is a pupil at Boothferry Primary School and a very talented motorbike racer. He has been racing since he was 5 years old This year Charlie has competed in the British Championships on his Minimoto and came in 3rd place, he won 5 out of his 6 last races on the bike and is now the fastest kid in Great Britain.

Charlie also rides a Metrakit GP50 and this year has had two podium finishes this year, often beating older and more experienced kids.

Jane Richardson, Marketing Manager at Glews said “it is obvious that Charlie is a very talented motorbike racer and when we got the request for sponsorship we were delighted to be able to help towards the costs of attending the races. We wish Charlie all the best for next season.”

Penny Atkins, Charlie’s mum said “we are very grateful to Glews for the sponsorship, Charlie travels up and down the country for races so our fuel bills are very high. Glews contribution has really helped. We are very proud of Charlie. He has had a fantastic year and we have high hopes for the 2013 season”

Charlie has been chosen as one of the three junior riders in the UK to be supported by “The Young Riders Fund”.

Charlie is now looking for sponsorship for the 2013 season and they are asking local businesses if they would like to invest in the future of this talented local boy. If you are interested in supporting Charlie please contact Penny on 07929006993

Pictured: Charlie Atkins on his Metrakit GP50 with Jane Richardson, Marketing Manager at Glews

Glews Garage Goole, selling quality new and used cars in East Yorkshire to customers in Goole, Selby, Howden, Hull, Doncaster and surrounding areas. Glews servicing and repair centre offers quality servicing and MOT for all makes and models at reasonable prices.

Glews Garage is the trading name for Jos Richardson and Son Ltd, a Yorkshire based, family run business that has been in operation for 120 years. Throughout their history they have operated in many different markets - today they are motor retail experts. They operate a recovery and accident repair centre at their site in Goole, as well as 5 service stations located throughout Yorkshire.

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