BDS Racing, the team behind rider Jack Kennedy in the BSB Supersport 600 class, is appealing to dealers to be on the lookout for a host of stolen goods after a break-in at its compound.
The hi-spec parts and equipment are for the team’s MV Agusta F3, and the request for help was made by Hampshire MV Agusta Tsingtao Racing boss Dave Tyson.
Tyson said that the team’s race truck had been broken into in the early hours of Thursday morning [11 May].
Police are investigating.
“All our spares have been taken along with engines, suspension, exhausts etc,” Tyson revealed. “We will have a full list once the police have finished with the truck today. Nine trucks owned by the company where we store our vehicle were damaged and product stolen.
“If you could spread the word through your distributors and shops hopefully this kit will come to light and we can get some of it back. In the meantime, if you are able to help with spares and anything else please email me and it be greatly appreciated.
“We have insurance but this only covers the truck in transit and at race tracks so this is a total loss to the team.
“This leaves the team in a very delicate position.”
Here is a rough list of what was stolen:
Two 2 new factory engines
One set of special 130mm stroke Ohlins forks with gold lower stanchions which are exclusive to us
One Ohlins rear shock
Six sets of gold wheels
Two front red wheels
Two new rear wheels
25 used race tyres
New discs and pads
Two MV Agusta Wolf suits specially made for Jack
Brake lines with dry brakes
Zero gravity screens
All our spares packages
KGN fuel drum holder
Tools from MAC, Snap on and Silverline
Carbon fibre mudguards, frame protectors, swing arm protectors
Four sets of new bodywork, three in last year’s colours and one in this year’s
Two tanks in this year’s colours
IRC tyre warmers, red and green sets.
Headsets in silver case for use in pit lane
Spring compressor tools
Anyone who can help in any way should phone Dave Tyson on 07590490095