Queen Acknowledges Jim Gavin’s Retirement

Queen Acknowledges Jim Gavin’s Retirement

How did lawn mower racing start? Originally posted by the BLMRA here Lawn mower racing was started back in 1973 by an Irishman called Jim Gavin, who, with a bunch of mates had gone down to The Cricketers Arms in Wisborough Green, West Sussex for a few pints one...
Words of MOWtivation from BLMRA Founder Jim Gavin

Words of MOWtivation from BLMRA Founder Jim Gavin

On the Occasion of Jim Gavin’s Retirement as British Lawn Mower Racing Association General Secretary Note From Mr. Mow It All:  Jim Gavin, BLMRA Founder, has recently retired as BLMRA General Secretary, turning the reigns over to Pete Hammerton.  Jim will always...
Meet the BLMRA Racers

Meet the BLMRA Racers

The sport of lawn mower racing was dreamt up over a few pints in a West Sussex country pub back in 1973 and since then the sport has never looked back. The British Lawn Mower Racing Association (BLMRA) is the first organized body of lawn mower racers who has helped...
Westward MOW to the STA-BIL Western Regionals in Wamic, Oregon

Westward MOW to the STA-BIL Western Regionals in Wamic, Oregon

Written by Angeline Robinson This trip began way back in September of 2016; a group of our local Carolina guys and gals found ourselves entertaining quite a few Oregon fellows after the 2016 USLMRA Championship race in North Carolina. The conversation started over...
Schedule: British Race Weekend at Bowles Farms 2017

Schedule: British Race Weekend at Bowles Farms 2017

Headed to Bowles Farm? Here’s what you’ve got to look forward to! The track is absolutely terrific, with smooth clay, plenty wide and lights all around. Racing under the lights gives the track great grip, 30 ft wide, over 700 ft long. Covered grandstands,...