Jack Bell launches Go Fund Me page following FIM Flat Track World Championship invitation
Teenage flat track racer Jack Bell has been invited by the FIM to represent the UK in this year’s Flat Track World championship.
Aged 19, Bell is the youngest competitor to have been invited to the series, which consists of five rounds held throughout Europe. The opening round takes place in Italy next month. In order to help make this opportunity to be “fully successful”, Bell has launched a GoFundMe page with a goal of raising £5000.
Bell won the Dirt Track Riders Association British Flat Track Championship in 2019, before going on to take the DTRA National Hooligan Championship in 2021. He won the Hooligan title onboard a Devitt X Varoni Ducati Scrambler, taking three victories and four podiums, whilst he also finished the season as runner-up in the Flat Track Pro Class at the first attempt.
Bell runs the now iconic number 93 after taking part in the Marc Marquez Training Camp in 2015 and 2016, and started Flat Track racing at the age of 12. He’s also previously competed in Speedway, racing for the Peterborough Thundercats in the Northern Junior League.
“I am really excited for this opportunity to be racing on the world stage at 19 years old,” Bell said on the GoFundMe page. “This is a dream. I currently race with the Dirt Track Riders Association (Flat Track Nationals) and Dirt Track events in the UK.
“For this to be fully successful I require help to support me. We have race support from Aveland electrical in providing me with a new 2022 CRF450 Honda for this year Amongst numerous other sponsors who provide support for me.
“I am lucky to have Peter boast on side as I represent Champions flat track school. Peter I’d a great mentor and a well-known face within the racing community.”
On his page, Bell has stated that the funds will be used for:
- Race plastics and graphics for two bikes
- Custom Race jerseys
- Ferry expenses (travel fees)
- Bike maintenance.
- Sponsor logos will be applied to the bike graphics and race kit
At the time of writing, Bell’s GoFundMe page sits at £1398, with 29 donations.