They’re getting ready to race these things
Piaggio Commercial UK announces the signing of VE-UK Malossi Importers as principal sponsor of the upcoming Piaggio Ape World Championship, to be contested at the Rye House kart circuit in Hoddesdon, Herfordshire, England.
New details have emerged about the Ape racers: £4,995 plus VAT will buy you a fully race-prepared Piaggio Ape Cross (featuring a 102cc Malossi-kitted engine), entry in all series races and storage at Rye House Raceway. This arrangement is just like the ones for the many single-make car racing series held throughout the U.K. and continental Europe.
The season opener in April will be a 2-hour endurance race, with additional events to follow in June, July and September. It sounds like great fun, and if you’re in U.K. and want to get involved, get in touch with Piaggio Commercial UK. But hurry, there are only a limited number of Ape racers available.