The Team

Meet the all new 2018 team……………….

Steve 'big hammer' Gilkes

Steve ‘big hammer’ Gilkes

The ‘red neck’ at the Gooseneck is ‘ big hammer’ Steve Gilkes. Steve, who learnt to ride a bike the day after he could walk, is one of life’s true bikers with his collection of 17 bikes, some that even live indoors! Steve is the team’s main man, mechanic, pit crew chief and all round great guy!



Ray 'Bananaman' Stevens

Ray ‘Bananaman’ Stevens

Let us introduce to you the one and only Ray ‘Bananaman’ Stevens. Ray who agrees with us ‘normal’ people that you can never have enough bikes, has a fine collection of Italian bikes and always at hand with his ‘works’ cloth to lend a hand in the pits! 


Meet Andy ‘the gas man’ Hoare. Andy, who according to his new bride is good at gassing, will wear the fuel man robes at the years Manx GP. Andy,  an accomplished racer and in his own right, finished 5th in the Mallory Park Buildbase Trophy in 2017 and  won the Harold Coppock Trophy for Club Man. welcome aboard the good ship Dilligaf Andy! 



Stuart 'the helmet polisher' Jackson

Stuart ‘the helmet polisher’ Jackson

Stu ‘the helmet polisher’ Jackson, owner of KC Auto Colours, has been a long term sponsor of Steve, back as far as his BSB days in the late nineties. Stu also races motocross and enduro with Old Moods.



The pit monkeys – Jordan, Kai and Charlie

Meet the pit monkeys, Huey, Dewey and Louie, Dilligaf the Next Generation! Jordan, Kai and Charlie who can think of nothing better than playing with their bikes in the dirt, are always on hand to lend a hand and add a bit of light hearted sparkle to proceedings! 



Elaine 'Pitstop' Heckford

Elaine ‘Pitstop’ Moody

Last but by no means the quietest, is Elaine ‘pitstop’ Moody, AKA ‘Gob on a Stick’ and Mr Moody’s ‘one who must be obeyed’. Elaine who insists on naming her bikes, rides a Triumph Street Triple RX named Silver on the road and off-road, rides a YZ85, loving known to all as Jack Russell! Elaine, the self-appointed team manager, looks after all the team’s PR work and mechanise, and writes the world famous race reports!