BSB » Bridewell in at Motorpoint, Westmoreland out

Rob McElnea was unsatisfied by Westmoreland's results, prompting the signing of Tommy Bridewell in his place.

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Bri - Unregistered

August 12, 2011 7:55 PM

Rob mac just spends sod all rutter left his team so did walker look what rutters doing now and walker last event 5th in very iffy conditions thats rider skill hes just in it to make money all these riders that come and go cannot be that bad else they would not be on the grid he needs a look at himself does he want to win or just make money but surely they both go hand in hand so spend some cash and develop the bike simple

morini - Unregistered

August 12, 2011 8:22 PM

I personally cant see how anybody rates Bridwell he is with the best team at the moment especially with his charm,the only good thing is he wont be there too long.

Mogster 52

August 12, 2011 9:49 PM

Good luck to Tommy and great to see he has a ride. Tyco did not fire him, but simply ran low on funds and believe me, the team rate him very, very highly and I think it's mutual.

Real shame for Westy, the boy can ride so let's hope he gets another ride. Best to the pair of you.


BigG - Unregistered

August 13, 2011 2:06 AM

Rob Mac Racing is the BSB career killer team. If your name isn't Tommy Hill your ****e, well that's according to Rob Mac.

Anyway Westmoreland had problems adapting to the 600's from 125's, then went on to do quite well, all be it in a team with a handsome budget, he needs time to adapt, I suggest Euro Superstocks, and then get as far away from the money grabbing BSB paddock as possible.

LilG - Unregistered

August 13, 2011 5:30 AM

Yeah shame about Westy not getting a bit more of a chance! But has anyone ever seen him overtake another rider in a race? Good smooth rider at lap times but nowhere near enough agression for me! At least Tommy B should sort that side o things out!!!

Wim Kwanten - Unregistered

August 13, 2011 9:22 AM

Completely agree with DBL, but you forgot Andrew Pitt last year.

Good luck to Baz and Westmoreland to find a good ride for the remaining races or, if that isn't possible, for next year.

yamaha r1 - Unregistered

August 13, 2011 10:00 AM

I know rob is not exactly famed for his happy persona but most years now he seems to switch riders during the season is he really that bad to work for?
isn't it now about time that rob faced up to the fact the glory days have gone and it might be time to call it a day

Luke - Unregistered

August 13, 2011 11:18 AM

Was at the Motorpoint launch earlier this year! Very much doubt i'll be there next year! Surely there not gonna throw any more money away at such a crap team! Just where does all the cash go anyway?

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