An avid track/road rider & enthusiast with a history of racing since a young age, Gav has ridden all around the world and has now been given the task of  of managing the various teams within Carl Cox Motorsport- based in NZ for the summer with the sidecar lads he's been involved with motorsport for as long as he can remember and never tires of things that go fast!

Gavin Sokolich:
Brand Manager/ Logistics/Media/

Introducing our New Zealand based F1/F2 Sidecar teams: Carl Cox Motorsport currently has an ex-world championship LCR/Kawasaki zx10 F1, and BLR Suzuki GSXR600 F2 sidecar- with various sponsored riders using these machines in multiple championships and events around the world.

Barry Smith -Rider/ Tracey Bryan- Passenger

2015 Sidecar Achievements: 


Isle of Man TT:

Our first year competing at the legendary event started us with a pre-qualifying start number of #41.


After severly reduced practice times due to weather we were allocated start number #24.


Race 1 resulted in 16th place finish with 105MPH best lap, and Race 2 secured 11th and the fastest team ever from the Southern Hemisphere at 108 MPH.


FIM Formula 1 World Championship:

Entered 6 of 10 races, finishing the season with a 10th equal World Ranking.


FIM Formula 2 World Trophy:

Finishing 8th overall and gaining another ranked position in the world standings!


So far in 2016 the team has secured the NZSBK #1 plate (New Zealand Championship) and is currently leading both the Australian Sidecar championship and Trans-Tasman Title ;)

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