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MASTER OF MIDSHIRES READY FOR ACTION ON SUNDAY 8th MAY

Monday 02 May, 2016

Midshires Grasstrack Club proudly presents the 2016 Master of Midshires Grasstrack on Sunday 8th May at Victory Field, Banbury Road, Ashorne, Warwickshire CV33 9QJ (next to the M40 Motorway).

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World Superbikes to stun in Castle Donington street demonstration

Monday 02 May, 2016

The stars of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship will head to the streets of Castle Donington on Sunday 22 May, ahead of the only UK round of the series at Donington Park the following weekend.

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Michelin MX Nationals Heads to Pontrilas for Round 2 – 7th and 8th May

Monday 02 May, 2016

Round 2 of the Michelin MX Nationals has been re-scheduled and re-located after Landrake was cancelled due to the weather conditions. The second round will now take place at Pontrilas, HR2 0BG, on the 7th and 8th May. Riders who were entered into Landrake will automatically be transferred to Pontrilas.

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The Speedway Control Bureau – JOB VACANCY

Monday 02 May, 2016

A rare opportunity has arisen in respect of the post of Speedway Control Bureau Co-ordinator, responsible ultimately to the ACU, being the officially recognised governing body for motorcycle sport within Great Britain.

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ACU Eastern Enduro Championship returns to action on Sunday 8th May

Tuesday 03 May, 2016

After a break of two months the 2016 G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/ACU Eastern Enduro Championship resumes on Sunday 8th May the venue being Foxborough Quarry Halstead Road Sible Hedingham Essex. It will be run on the Hare and Hounds format and this year there will be only one session of three hours for all six Classes instead of the Classes being split into two sessions. The Championship Class will be first away at 10am followed at 30 second intervals by the Expert, Expert Veteran, C….

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THORNHILL TAKES OVERALL AT LITTLE SILVER

Tuesday 03 May, 2016

On Sunday May 1st the Phoenix Tools Premier motocross Championship made its first visit to Little Silver Moto Parc, Exeter for round 3 in the series which incorporated round 2 of the Evo/Super Evo Championship. Water had been put down the night before as well as early morning to put the track nigh on perfect for racing. There was many wildcards not just in the Experts, but also in the other classes which included MOTO GP rider Scott Redding who was in the juniors.

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McLernon Claims Victory in the ATVS ONLY ACU British Quad Championship at Desertmartin

Tuesday 03 May, 2016

ROUND 2, DESERTMATIN, Co LONDONDERRY, APRIL 30th Northern Ireland’s Mark McLernon gave the local fans plenty to cheer when he took overall victory in round two of the ACU British Quad Championship, sponsored by ATVS Only, at Desertmartin on Saturday, and in doing so moved joint top in the six round series.

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BAKER ON TOP AFTER TOUGH OPENING DAY

Tuesday 03 May, 2016

Devon’s Joe Baker – Sherco came out on top of a rain lashed day one of the 2016 Scottish Six Days Trial (SSDT) that was contested over a reduced course due to the extreme conditions. 

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Holcombe Claims Double at Rounds 3 and 4 of the ACU GBXC British Sprint Championship at H2O

Tuesday 03 May, 2016

The second weekend round of the ACU GBXC British Sprint Championship really hotted up as EWC winner Beta factory rider Steve Holcombe was joined by a newly enthused David Knight supported by Honda UK and a recovered Husqvarna Factory rider Danny McCanney, all of which added to the mix as Sherco’s Factory rider Tom Sagar, Colwyn Bay KTM’s Brad Freeman, and Mounter KTM’s Daryl Bolter fought for dominance in a Championship class of 18 riders. Josh Gotts flew the flag for TM as Jak….

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Bob Collier Trophy Charity MX – 8th May – Long Buckby

Tuesday 03 May, 2016

On Sunday 8th May the Northampton Motorcyclists Club will be hosting the Annual Bob Collier Trophy MX meeting at Long Buckby. Bob Collier was an enthusiastic NMCC club and committee member for over 25 years who loved all forms of motocross, competing in modern racing, sidecars and twinshocks. When Bob sadly passed away from Leukaemia in 2010 the Northampton Motorcyclists Club set up this event to honour his name and raise funds for Leukaemia Research (now called Bloodwise).

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HydroGarden gears up as headline sponsor of RHL’s iconic Weston Beach Race

Tuesday 03 May, 2016

Celebrating its 20th successful year of trading, Coventry-based hydroponics innovator, HydroGarden, is the headline sponsor for the 34th annual Weston Beach Race, taking place in Weston Super Mare this October.

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Vale of Towy host Round 4 of the West South Wales Trials Championship

Wednesday 04 May, 2016

The 4th round of West South Wales Centre Championship will take place on Sunday 8th May at Ty Llwyd, Horeb, Brechfa, Carms (SA32 7LA). The trial will also include an out of Centre Championship for riders outside of Centre and willing to travel, which is mainly supported by East South Wales riders.

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ACU/FSRA BRITISH F2 SIDECAR CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS TO DONINGTON PARK

Wednesday 04 May, 2016

Round 2 of the 32nd British F2 Sidecar Championship heads to Donington Park on the 7th and 8th May. Following round one at Oulton Park a fortnight ago which saw two good closely-fought races with the title favourites well to the fore?

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MAY DAY BRINGS CHALLENGING CONDITIONS

Wednesday 04 May, 2016

Round 2 of the Darley Moor Motorcycle Road Race Club Championship, held on Bank Holiday Monday provided racers with some very challenging conditions. The circuit, near Ashbourne, DE6 2ET, was dry when the racing got underway, but then a cloud burst at lunchtime changed conditions dramatically. However, it certainly didn’t dampen the action on track, with 6 races being decided by less than 1sec at the flag.

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FAULTLESS LAMPKIN MOVES INTO TOP SPOT

Wednesday 04 May, 2016

Under much brighter and drier skies compared to yesterday, yet still amidst wintery weather at times, the second day of the 2016 Scottish Six Days Trial (SSDT) saw defending champion Dougie Lampkin – Vertigo move to the top of the leader board thanks to his faultless display through Tuesday’s full array of thirty sections. 

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Norfolk & Suffolk Junior Motorcycle Club Championship heads to Mildenhall

Wednesday 04 May, 2016

This Sunday (8th May) Norfolk and Suffolk Junior MCC will be hosting the second round of their Club Championship at the Mildenhall circuit. The event will see a bumper days racing in all classes, including full line ups of Adult groups.

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BROWN BECOMES THIRD DIFFERENT LEADER

Thursday 05 May, 2016

After a dull and dry start to Wednesday the rain that has so far defined the 2016 Scottish Six Days Tria (SSDT) once again returned later, during a day that saw Michael Brown – Gas Gas become the third different overall event leader in the opening three days of this historic competition. Brown dropped a single mark today to move ahead of yesterday’s interim leader Dougie Lampkin – Vertigo who parted with three marks on day three. Just one mark separates this leading duo at halfway point at the 2….

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Nora MX Club Championship Round 3 Race Report from Foxhill

Thursday 05 May, 2016

The question on everyone’s mind was the great British Bank Holiday weather!!! The track had been softened for the Cancelled meeting two weeks previous, but even so, Foxhill took a few prisoners over the weekend, the club wishes them well…. ‘Respect this venue’ was the ‘call of the day’, the opportunity to ride this terrific world class venue, with 143 riders signed on, as a rescheduled round 3 this was a bumper entry with an international feel, which inc….

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Silverstone produces great racing for Round 3 of the BMCRC Championship

Thursday 05 May, 2016

There were four winners from four races in the Properly Protected-sponsored MRO Minitwins at Silverstone, in a series that, so far had only seen two riders take a win from the opening two rounds of the season.

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Champions of Champions prepare for Swingfield on Sunday 15th May

Thursday 05 May, 2016

The Astra Grasstrack Club are staging their first meeting of the season at Smersole Farm, Swingfield, near Folkestone on Sunday May 15th at 1pm.

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NG Road Racing Heads to Donington Park this weekend for Rounds 5 and 6

Thursday 05 May, 2016

Donington Park is probably one of the most famous circuits in the UK with a history of bike racing that goes back to 1931. It was for so long the hosted the Moto GP series and famously was the place where World Superbikes were launched back in 1988.

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LAMPKIN REGAINS LEAD WITH TWO DAYS TO GO

Friday 06 May, 2016

Better weather arrived just in time for the longest route of the week, as the 2016 Scottish Six Days Trial (SSDT) served up its typically demanding Thursday excursion that was over one hundred and twenty miles in total. Defending SSDT champion Dougie Lampkin – Vertigo proved he was equal to the challenge by not losing a single mark on the day and in doing so regained the overall lead with two days remaining. 

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Buff to partner Oliver’s Mount Racing for 2016

Friday 06 May, 2016

Today, Oliver’s Mount Racing are extremely excited to announce that we have just signed a new partnership with Buff.

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