TEENAGE motorbike racer Lewis Barnes is holding a fundraiser this weekend to help him progress in his career.

The 16-year-old races his Kawasaki ZXR 400 with Thundersport GB and he has enjoyed great success this season.

Now Barnes is holding a fundraiser at the King & Queen in Highworth on Sunday, June 29, in a bid to raise money for this season, with a barbecue, meat raffle, prize raffle and music on the day which begins at noon.

Prizes on offer during the fundraiser include a pair of tickets to watch the filming of Top Gear, various restaurant, flower and hair vouchers and MOTs.

Tickets cost £1 each or £5 a strip.