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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.
The new operators of Leicestershire race circuit Mallory Park say they want the track to become a recreation area for families.
They hope to include cycling, triathlon and equestrian events at the track as well as racing.
Stuart Hicken and Eddie Roberts invited ITV News Central to their new home and spoke to us exclusively.
The racers responsible for saving Leicestershire's Mallory Park say racing at the track will resume in March.
Specialist work on changing the acoustics to reduce noise in the village will start now after complaints from residents under the previous owners.
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.
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’.
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.
The pair said it has been 'a great day for both of them'. Both Stuart and Eddie are former motorcycle racers.
Mallory Park race circuit in Leicestershire has found new operators.
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