Wednesday June 8, 2011 at 10:06am
This year’s 65th running of the Patchquick Trophy Event will take place at Phoenix Moto Parc (formally Whiteway Barton) on Wednesday 27th July. The Patchquick Trophy sponsored by Phoenix Tools of Kingsteighton will this year be promoted by the South West Premier, the organisers behind the Phoenix Tools South West Premier Championship. South West Premier have be given the rights to run the event due their knowledge of running large scale events in the South West area like the Maxxis British Championship.
The Patchquick Trophy has played host to a number of famous riders during its 65 years, past winners of the event include such great as Dave Bickers, Dave Thorpe, Kurt Nichol, Rob Hooper, Rob Herring, Jeremy Whatley, Tom Church and last year’s winner Brad Anderson. The meeting will be starting at 5pm with the practice session followed by the first race at 6pm. With a prize fund of over £4000 the organisers are hoping to attract the best riders in the country to the event.
On the evening the meeting will be limited to 40 Expert riders and 80 Junior riders. The Junior riders will receive two races during the course of the evening, while the Expert will have three races as they battle to get their name engraved onto the Patchquick Trophy worth over £25,000. For entries contact Emma Higgins on 07710 505650 and check the South West website for the latest details at www.premier-motocross.co.uk.