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Dunlop Obliterates Lap and Race Records In Sensational RST Superbike TT Race

Saturday 04 June, 2016

History was made in the opening race of the 2016 Isle of Man TT races, fuelled by Monster Energy, as Michael Dunlop shattered the lap and race records to record the first ever sub-17 minute lap of the Mountain Course to win the RST Superbike race.

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HOLDEN/WINKLE WIN DRAMATIC SURE SIDECAR RACE AT THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES AS BIRCHALLS LUCK RUNS OUT

Saturday 04 June, 2016

John Holden and Andy Winkle claimed their second win at the Isle of Man TT, fuelled by Monster Energy, five years after their first win, when they benefited from the final lap retirement of Ben and Birchall. The Lancastrian pair took a dramatic victory by almost a minute from Peter Founds/Jevan Walmsley with brother Alan Founds, partnered by Aki Aalto, in third.

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Statement on behalf of the ACU Events Ltd – Dwight Beare

Saturday 04 June, 2016

ACU Events Ltd regrets to announce that Australian sidecar driver Dwight Beare, 27, originally from Melbourne, Australia who was a resident of Onchan in the Isle of Man was killed following an accident near Rhencullen during today’s Sidecar Race 1 at the Isle of Man TT Races. The race was immediately red flagged.

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Statement issued on behalf of ACU Events Ltd – Paul Shoesmith

Saturday 04 June, 2016

ACU Events Ltd regrets to announce that Paul Shoesmith, 50, from Poynton, Cheshire was killed following an accident on Sulby Straight during this evening’s solo practice at the Isle of Man TT Races. The session was abandoned.

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Putoline Oils South Midland Tough Ten Trial

Monday 06 June, 2016

The Tough Ten is happening once again on the 12th June at Round Rocket Plantation, Gerrards Cross, Bucks. SL9.0QP, Organised by the Berkhamsted, HUX and K & K clubs.

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Great Days Racing at Long Buckby

Monday 06 June, 2016

Northampton MCC hosted the third round of the 2016 SMC Championships at Long Buckby, a rescheduled date after the original from March proved too wet to run. This time the weather was considerably drier as the track once again ran in the reverse direction.

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Hodgson – King of Scotland

Monday 06 June, 2016

After a successful visit last year the Supermoto Championship again descended on the pretty little harbour town of Crail near St Andrews in the East Neuk of Fife to what is probably the best Supermoto track currently in the UK. With tight twisty flowing tarmac and two very technical off road sections that had again been improved by the Scottish Supermoto club it proved a real hit with Novice and Expert alike.

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Hutchinson breaks race record to win Monster Energy Supersport TT Race 1

Monday 06 June, 2016

Ian Hutchinson took his 12th TT win on Monday morning when he dominated the Monster Energy Supersport race from start to finish.  The CAME BPT Yamaha rider defeated Michael Dunlop by 14.3s in a race-record winning time with Silicone Engineering rider Dean Harrison taking third.

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ISLE OF MAN TT RACES – SUPERSPORT RACE 1 POST RACE DISQUALIFICATIONS

Monday 06 June, 2016

ACU Events Ltd can confirm that two competitors have been disqualified from today’s Supersport Race 1 at the Isle of Man TT Races.

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Hutchy at the double in record breaking RL360º Quantum Superstock TT Race

Monday 06 June, 2016

Ian Hutchinson made it two wins in a day when he smashed the lap and race records in Monday afternoon’s RL360 Quantum Superstock TT race, the Tyco BMW rider leading from start to finish to take victory by 27 seconds.

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Enduro Clerk of the Course Seminar – 23rd July

Tuesday 07 June, 2016

The ACU will be hosting a Seminar for National Enduro Clerks of the Course officials on Saturday 23rd July 2016 at the ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2YX starting at 10am with lunch being provided.

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Sudbury MCC Host Round 4 of the G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/ACU Eastern Enduro Championship

Tuesday 07 June, 2016

Round 4 of the G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/ACU Eastern Enduro Championship takes place on Sunday 19th June at Home Farm Little Hadham Herts start 10am and is organised by the Sudbury Motor Cycle Club.  The Contest is over 5 rounds with the rider’s best scores from 4 rounds counting.

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James Dabill Takes Victory at the Scarborough RT Keedwell ACU British Trials Championship

Tuesday 07 June, 2016

The Scarborough club held a superb double trials weekend with a ACU RT Keedwell British Trials Championship round on Saturday and then a Supertrial Sunday with arena event rules.

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ACU Clubman’s Championship heads to Cheshire on June 19th

Tuesday 07 June, 2016

It’s coming to Cheshire…. for the first time the ACU Clubman’s Championship is coming to Cheshire, the prequel to the 2016 Masters.

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Dabill Claims Victory at British Super Trial Opener

Tuesday 07 June, 2016

Sunday 5th June marked the opening round of the British Super Trial Championship hosted by Scarborough with the event being well supported by riders and spectators. The format was to run qualifying heats in the morning followed by a toughened up course in the afternoon.

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Round 3 of the Pidcock Summer Trials – Clifton Trials Land – 11th June

Wednesday 08 June, 2016

This Saturday (11th June) the Pathfinders and Derby Motor Club will be hosting the Third Round of their Pidcock Summer Trials Series. The event will be held at the Clifton Trials Land on Saturday evening starting at 18.00 hours prompt and is a closed to club event.

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Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship heads for Desertmartin this Sunday

Wednesday 08 June, 2016

This weekend, on the 12th of June to be precise, the fourth round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean will take place at the epic venue of Desertmartin in Northern Ireland, and what a time to be a motocross fan!

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Derby Phoenix MCC Head to Cadwell Park on June 11th and 12th

Wednesday 08 June, 2016

Yorkshireman Lee Wilson leads the Derby Phoenix club’s 1300cc Four stroke championship by 23 points going into the second round of the series at Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire on Saturday and Sunday on June 11th and 12th.

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Ripon MC Trials heads for the White Wood

Wednesday 08 June, 2016

The Ripon Motor Club trial on Saturday June 11th is a closed to club event with 3 courses and classes for Hard Course-Novice, Over 40, Youth, Green Course-Novice, Youth, Easy Course-Over 50s, Beginners, Twin-shock and Youth.

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Double Supersport double for Hutchinson as he equals Hailwood’s tally

Wednesday 08 June, 2016

Ian Hutchinson equalled the late, great Mike Hailwood’s tally of 14 wins when he dominated Wednesday’s delayed second Monster Energy Supersport race at the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy.

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Bruce Anstey wins SES TT Zero for Mugen

Wednesday 08 June, 2016

Bruce Anstey won a hectic SES TT Zero for Japanese tech-specialists Mugen with a lap speed of 118mph on Wednesday afternoon.

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Lintin lights up Lightweight to make it two in a row

Wednesday 08 June, 2016

Ivan Lintin won the four-lap Bennetts Lightweight TT race at the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy on Wednesday evening, the second year in a row for both him and Devitt RC Express Racing – and third in total for the team – as he came home 12.4s ahead of James Hillier. Yeovil’s Martin Jessopp, on the Riders Motorcycles Kawasaki claimed third for his maiden TT podium.

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Britain hosts the first Final of the FIM Speedway U21 World Championship

Thursday 09 June, 2016

The FIM have carried out the draw for the first final of the 2016 Under 21 World Championship which will take place at the Adrian Flux Arena, Kings Lynn on Saturday June 18th. The twelve qualifiers along with three permanent Wild Cards and an entry nominated by the host nation will compete in the meeting which promises an evening of high octane racing from speedway’s rising stars.

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Dyfed Dirt Bike Club to Recreate the Brechfa Enduro on July 31st

Thursday 09 June, 2016

Dyfed Dirt Bike Club will be adding the Brechfa Enduro to their current list of events on the 31st July. This event was last run in 2011 when it was a round of the British Enduro Championship.

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Lewis Hall Secures Place in European 85cc Motocross Final

Friday 10 June, 2016

The ACU MX Department would like to congratulate Lewis Hall on recently securing a qualifying space for the European 85cc Motocross Final. Young 14 year old Lewis from Derbyshire has been competing in the five qualifying rounds for the North Western area on board his Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki.

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