AGE: 13 years old
DATE OF BIRTH: 01/02/03
2017 (14 years old)
In his second season in the Motostar series, Charlie Atkins ended the season in an impressive fifth place overall scoring a total of 241 points and finishing on the podium three times during the season. One of the highlights was when Charlie Atkins was selected to join just 23 riders in the inaugural British Talent Cup. This new championship, backed by BT Sports and Dorna is seen as a shop window for future MotoGP talent.
2016 (13 years old)
After his successful season in the Aprilia Superteens Charlie Atkins joined the Wilson Racing outfit racing in the Hel Performance Motostar British standard class. On board a standard Moto3 Honda NSF250R machine Atkins made an incredible start finishing fourth in his first race at Silverstone. The plan was to finish in the top ten on a regular basis and to trouble the top five as the season went on. Atkins finished 8th overall and took an incredible maiden win at the TT circuit Assen in his rookie year.
2015 (12 years old)
In 2015 Charlie made the big step up to the more well-known race circuits around the UK. Cadwell park, Donington park etc now awaited the 12 year old. This year Charlie was riding the Aprilia RS125 in the Dunlop Aprilia superteen Challenge at Thundersport GB. Charlie had to miss the first round due to the team deciding to go testing in Spain to try and get Charlie Atkins used to the much bigger new machine.
As Charlie entered his first round he was straight back to the podium. Gaining 2 wins at his first round. His podium run continued for the next 13 races taking numerous wins along the way. Then a slight set back happened where Charlie sustained a broken foot in a crash at Rockingham forcing him to miss another round. Charlie came back from the injury where he left off again scoring podiums all the way to the end. Giving Charlie a well earned 3rd place in the Championship.
2014 (11 years old)
This has been an amazing year for Charlie Atkins and his most successful to date by far. This year Charlie competed within the FAB British Championship on the new MiniGP UK moto 4 race bike. Charlie gained an overall 1st place in the championship after winning every round. He also competed in several rounds of the National Series where he also successfully took first place in all his races.
2013 (10 years old)
Again this year Charlie Atkins raced in two classes within the 2013 FAB British Championship. One class was on a Junior Production Minimoto bike which was offered to Charlie to ride for the year by the Scott Redding (Current Moto GP Rider) Academy. Charlie took a fantastic 1st place in the Championship. He again raced his Metrakit GP50 where he won a well-deserved 3rd place in the Championship.
Charlie raced in two classes in the 2012 FAB British Championship. One class was on his GP5 minimoto where he finished in 3rd place in the Championship. He also raced on his Metrakit GP50 where he finished 7th position in the championship.
2011 (8 years old)
Charlie Atkins raced in the 2011 FAB British Championship on his Polini GP5 minimoto where he finished in 6th position in the championship.
Charlie was first introduced to bikes at the age of 3. Mainly just playing around on quads at his local track. He showed a very keen interest and things gradually moved forward with him moving from 4 to 2 wheels. Over the next few years, Charlie moved from bike to bike. When he turned 6 he then moved on to the Kart circuits riding his minimoto and making improvements all the time. Then in 2011 the decision was taken to make it serious and the racing began.