New Mallory Park operators

Two former motorbike racers take over running Mallory Park in Leicestershire.

Mallory Park workers want jobs back

Workers who were made redundant when Mallory Park's previous operators were liquidated have returned to the circuit to speak to the new company running the track.

Real Motorsport Limited signed the lease of Mallory Park on Wednesday and plan to host their first race in charge in March.

Former workers at the track say they're pleased that racers Stuart Hicken and Eddie Roberts have secured the future of their beloved race track.

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Mallory Park: Who are Real Motorsport Limited?

Real Motorsport Limited are the new operators of Mallory Park in Leicestershire.

The company has been formed jointly by Stuart Hicken and Eddie Roberts, both racers with links to Mallory Park.

Stuart Hicken is the owner of the Buildbase BW Motorrad UK British Superbike Team. He started racing in the 1960s and set up his racing team.

Eddie Roberts owns Complog, a leading retailer of motorcycle tyres that also supplies the British Superbike Series. He enjoyed a twenty year racing career, competing in the Isle of Man TT.

"Great day" for Mallory Park

Racing is expected to start again in the spring Credit: ITV News Central

The new operators of Mallory Park race circuit in Leicestershire say today is a "great day."

Stuart Hicken and Eddie Roberts, both well known in the motorcycle racing world, have formed Real Motorsport Limited which will run the track activities after Mallory Park Motorsport Limited went into liquidation.

Stuart and Eddie released a statement to ITV News Central and said: ‘This is a great day for us both. We have grown up with Mallory Park, firstly as spectators, then as competitors and now running businesses associated with the sport’.

New operators at Mallory Park race track

There is new hope for Leicestershire race track Mallory Park after the circuit announced it has new operators.

Superbikes team owner, Stuart Hicken and Eddie Roberts will run the track as Real Motorsport Limited.

Mallory Park in Leicestershire Credit: ITV News Central

The pair said it has been 'a great day for both of them'. Both Stuart and Eddie are former motorcycle racers.

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