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Latest News Articles: March 2016 News

 


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WOODBRIDGE & DMCC GOOD FRIDAY TRIAL REPORT
Wednesday March 30, 2016
77 riders mounted on Pre-70 and Twin-shock bikes started the now traditional 2 + 2 lap format trial set out around the Woodbridge & D MCC Moto-X track at Blaxhall. Two laps of 12 sections, laid out on gravel and wooded banks were to be attempted ....
Round 3 of the MX Nationals is a Duns Deal
Wednesday March 30, 2016
The MX Nationals team are pleased to announce the rescheduled round 3 on weekend of the 28/29th May 2016 will take place at the superb Duns Motocross track in Scotland. The circuit is managed by Pro Mx2 rider Bryan Mackenzie and he will be prepa....
Michelin MX Nationals Heads to Landrake for Round 2 on the 9th & 10th April
Wednesday March 30, 2016
After an extremely successful opening round at Preston Docks at the start of March the MX Nationals team are eagerly preparing for round two of the Championship at Landrake Circuit, PL12 5EP.
Wednesday March 30, 2016
Despite the expertise and determination of the organising Crewe and South Cheshire club and the courage and determination of the day’s competitors, the opening round of the 2016 Tonfanau championships had to be abandoned. Just eight of the sche....
Knighter v McCanney at Home
Wednesday March 30, 2016
SMCC Isle of Man Centre Enduro Round 2 (Western Enduro) took place on Easter Monday 28th March. In place of the usual charity event at Ronague the club has shuffled the calendar and ran a traditional timecard event instead.
Camathias Cup Winner Return to Billown to Defend Victory
Wednesday March 30, 2016
Sidecar Race Winner Eddy Wright returns to the Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races to defend his Camathias Cup title he secured last year, however once again he will be up against 2014 winner, Manxman Wally Saunders, who like the veteran York....
Busy Motocross season ahead at Blaxhall in 2016
Wednesday March 30, 2016
With the motocross season already in full swing the Woodbridge and DMCC are preparing for an exciting and action packed year ahead at their Blaxhall venue. During the 2016 season the Woodbridge club will be hosting four Motocross events including a r....
IRWIN TO CONTEST RD 2 PHOENIX TOOLS CHAMPIONSHIP AT LANDRAKE
Tuesday March 29, 2016
This Sunday April 3rd the Phoenix Tools Premier Motocross Championship kicks back into action at the ever popular Landrake Moto Parc which will also host the opening round of the R C Motorhomes Open 2-stroke Championship.
DARLEY MOOR ALL GEARED UP FOR 2016 SEASON
Tuesday March 29, 2016
The flag is about to drop on another thrilling season of high speed motorsport action on two, three and four wheels as the Darley Motor Cycle Road Race Club open the gates next weekend, 2nd – 3rd April 2016, for Round 1 of their 8 round champio....
CADWALLADER SPONSORED POWYS ENDURO - 14th August 2016
Tuesday March 29, 2016
This is the 42nd Year of MWTRA running the Powys Enduro again Sponsored by Cadwallader Ltd of Oswestry. The event will feature around of the ACU Sidecar and Classic Enduro Championship
Shaun Simpson is the new Ambassador for the 2016 Thor British Youth Nationals
Tuesday March 29, 2016
British MX1 Motocross Champion Shaun Simpson has joined RHL to be the 2016 Thor British Youth Nationals team as Ambassador.
Classic Entry for Pre-TT Races at Billown
Tuesday March 29, 2016
With a week before entries close for the Blackford Financial Services Pre-TT Classic Road Races, 212 entries have so far been received for the seven solo plus two Sidecar races being held on Saturday and Bank Holiday Monday 28th & 30th May, with ....
Tuesday March 29, 2016
The ACU T&E Committee are pleased to announce that there has been good interest in the 2016 ACU British ISDE team and would like to thank all potential riders for putting their names forward.
Maxxis ACU British Sidecar Cross Championship Preview
Tuesday March 29, 2016
Sunday 3rd April will see the start of the seven round British Sidecarcross championship being run at top level tracks as far afield as Cumbria, Kent, Suffolk and Somerset. This year in addition to the MAXXIS sponsorship for the main championship Had....
Marshals Associations Form An Alliance
Tuesday March 29, 2016
The Southern 100 Marshals Association are toform an alliance with The South Australian Flag Marshals Association asa result of members of both organisations officiating at each other’s eventsin recent years.
NG Road Racing... Brands Hatch Race Report
Tuesday March 29, 2016
Brands Hatch in March is always a tricky proposition, tarmac that has had little use and that is notoriously lacking in grip when the temperatures are low. So with the thermometers struggling to get above 5 degrees correct tyre choices were vital. Bu....
Holcombe wins ACU GBXC British Sprint Championship Opener
Tuesday March 29, 2016
Rogers Hill Raceway, Dorset - Rounds 1 & 2. March 19-20th When the top two Championship class riders are divided by just hundredths of a second on Special Tests, you know that this event defined the word competition. Beta Factory rider Steve....
THE PUTOLINE EUROTEK EXTREME RAVINES - HELMSLEY 24th APRIL
Tuesday March 29, 2016
   Round 3 ACU British Extreme Enduro ChampionshipWork is well underway on the extreme ravines course,   the course will be around 26 km, we are aiming for around 2 hours riding time for the winners of the classes with a 4 ho....
Friday March 18, 2016
Over the last 60 years the ‘Manx’ has been one of the most popular classic National events on the calendar. Catering for Expert and Clubman Solo riders, Sidecars and with a great social side the event is still a must do for many.
The Classic Racing Motorcycle Club opens the 2016 race season at Pembrey on Easter Weekend
Thursday March 17, 2016
The CRMC will be at Pembrey Race Circuit in South Wales over Easter on the Saturday and Sunday 26th and 27th of March. Come along and see the bikes, hear the sound, talk to the racers and watch some fabulous classic and post classic bike racing. If t....
Hadrian Marine British Sidecarcross Clubmans Championship Heads to Binstead
Thursday March 17, 2016
On Sunday 20th March, the sidecar crews will once again take to the track for the first round of the Hadrian Marine British Sidecarcross Clubmans Championship 2016 at Binstead, Hampshire, following a long winter off-season.
BIKESPORT NEWS GOES WEEKLY BUT STAYS FREE!
Thursday March 17, 2016
From today, the Bikesport News app is published every Tuesday and you can still get it for nothing. Go to your app store right now!
Maxxis media magic with Paul Malin and Amy Henry
Thursday March 17, 2016
This year the media coverage for the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean is expected to be bigger and better than ever with a new addition to the media team in the form of Amy Henry, a highly acclaimed TV personality....
Southern 100 to be broadcast on ITV4 in 2016
Thursday March 17, 2016
As part of a new three-year production agreement which extends the relationship between local motorsport company Greenlight TV and the Southern 100 Organisers, Greenlight have a secured a prime time slot on ITV4 and ITV4HD for the 2016 Southern 100 I....
ACU Championships Round 1 - Festival of Power at Santa Pod Raceway
Thursday March 17, 2016
The opening round of the 2016 ACU Championships kick off at the Festival of Power meeting at Santa Pod Raceway.  The three day meeting takes place over the Easter holiday starting on the Friday 25th to the Sunday 27th March.
Thursday March 17, 2016
The Sidecar Motocross Association is very pleased to announce that we have secured sponsorship for the 2016 Clubmans championship and also for the British Experts championship.
Live Motocross – Issue 4 Out Now
Wednesday March 16, 2016
The ACU are pleased to send you this link to a free motocross online magazine produced by RHL Activities, the Promoters responsible for organising the British Youth Motocross Championships on behalf of the ACU.
Round one of the Maxxis ready to let loose at Lyng!
Wednesday March 16, 2016
In just a few days time, Great Britain’s fastest and most talented motocross riders will embark on an eight round quest for the most prestigious title in national motocross. 
Wednesday March 16, 2016
The British Motorcycle Racing Club got its 2016 season underway at the weekend (11-13 March), with an action-packed weekend at its home circuit of Brands Hatch.
WANTED MOTO 3 & 125 GP RIDERS OLIVER’S MOUNT
Wednesday March 16, 2016
The first round of the new UK Road and Track Ultra Lightweight Championship will take place at Oliver’s Mount at the Bob Smith Spring Cup on 16th 17th April.
Motorcycle Racer - with Free 2016 Events Poster
Wednesday March 16, 2016
The new issue of Motorcycle Racer Magazine is now on sale and includes a fantastic full size A2 pull-out-and-keep Race Events Calendar Poster for 2016. It covers all the major series, MotoGP, WorldSBK, BSB, club events, road racing, endurance and pop....
Tuesday March 15, 2016
Following on from the regulation introduced for 2016 that lanyard cut out devices must be fitted to sidecar outfits, the Trials and Enduro Committee has accepted that for reasons of practicality, such cut out devices are not currently ....
2016 Manx Grand Prix races
Tuesday March 15, 2016
The first Mike Hailwood Foundation Newcomers Weekend organised by the Manx Motor Cycle Club for potential MGP Newcomers was held on 26/27/28th February and 11/12/13th March and there was a truly international feel with riders attending from the ....
Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre onboard for the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship
Tuesday March 15, 2016
The first gate drop of the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean is just around the corner and for yet another year ACU Events are stoked to have Dave Thorpe’s ‘Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre’ onbo....
WORLD TOP 3 LADIES MOTORCYLE TRIALS RIDERS COME TO OXFORDSHIRE
Monday March 14, 2016
45 entries came to the start line on Sunday 13th March for the first round of the 2016 ACU Acklams Beta Ladies and Girls British Trials Championship at Seymours Arena, a man-made course of rocks, short hills and climbs, tucked away in the little....
Hockey and Bolton claim the Annual Sudbury MCC Endurothon
Monday March 14, 2016
Temperatures around freezing thick fog greeted riders for the Annual Endurothon at Foxborough Quarry Sible Hedingham last Sunday however by the 9am start time the sun had burnt off the fog much to the relief of the organisers Sudbury Motor Cycle Club....
Monday March 14, 2016
The first round of the NEMCRC takes place at Croft over the weekend of April 2/3rd. All classes are catered for including scooters who have two riders coming all the way from Italy giving an international flavour to the meeting.
North East Motorcycle Club Hold Annual Presentation Evening
Monday March 14, 2016
Over 170 members and enthusiasts attended the North East Motorcycle Clubs Annual awards presentation at The Lancastrain Suite at Newcastle International Airport on the last weekend in February
Datatag do their bit for Motocross
Friday March 11, 2016
With Motocross and off-road motorcycling becoming increasingly popular, which inevitably results in more theft, ACU Events are pleased to announce that Datatag, an anti-theft system, will be a partner of the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Champion....
Phoenix Tools team up with the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship
Friday March 11, 2016
Riding motorcycles naturally goes hand in hand with often picking up a tool of some sort, which is why it is a pleasure to announce that Phoenix Tools will be a partner of the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championships supported by Pro Clean.
Motul to sponsor the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship
Friday March 11, 2016
ACU Events are pleased to announce that Motul, the World Class, Industry Leading, Full Factory lubricant company will be a proud sponsor of the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean. Motul have supported GP teams world....
Friday March 11, 2016
With the opening four rounds of the ACU Wessex Plant Hire (Bristol) British Sidecar Championship completed, the Isle of Man currently leads the way in all four classes.
Riders ready for Enduro Sprint Opener
Thursday March 10, 2016
The opening round of the 2016 ACU GBXC British Sprint Championship is approaching rapidly. The first of four scheduled two-day events throughout the season kicks off at Rogers Hill Raceway in Dorset on March 19-20th.
Thursday March 10, 2016
The sixth running of this increasingly popular prestige trial, organised by the Berkhamsted, Hillingdon & Uxbridge and Kenton & Kingsbury clubs will take place at its usual venue of Round Rocket Plantation, West Hyde Lane, Gerrards Cross, Buc....
ACU - BRITISH SOLO ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP
Thursday March 10, 2016
Round 1 and 2 of the above Championship has resulted in many problems and comments. The ACU Trials and Enduro Committee will examine the situation and await various reports.
SBS Brakes support the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship
Wednesday March 9, 2016
ACU Events are pleased to announce that SBS Brakes have inked a deal to sponsor the 2016 Maxxis ACUBritish Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean. ‘SBS’ stands for Scandinavian Brake Systems and the company is widely recognized as ....
Wednesday March 9, 2016
The Cheadle (Staffs) Auto Club will be running the next of their 2016 Trials on Sunday 20 March.  This is will be the last ever trial run at Tittesworth as the Robinson family will be giving up the lease at the end of the month.
Championships are never won at round one, but can be lost!!
Wednesday March 9, 2016
Brands Hatch early season is never an easy prospect. I am sure most of us can recall the catalogue of incidents a few years back put down to a very cold track…..Incidentally at the same meeting Shannon Hale lapped quicker on her F400 Kawasaki ....
NEW FOUR ROUND BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP “SUPPORT” SERIES LAUNCHED
Wednesday March 9, 2016
A brand new four round championship called The Zip Support Challenge has been announced to run alongside selected British Championship rounds in 2016.
FIM Track Racing Officials Deliver Well Structured Clerk of the Course Seminar
Wednesday March 9, 2016
A well-structured and professionally delivered seminar was the feedback from the twenty four delegates who attended the FIM Clerk of the Course seminar, held the ACU’s offices at Rugby last weekend.
ACU North Western Return to this years’ Manchester Bike Show - 2nd and 3rd of April
Wednesday March 9, 2016
Last year the ACU North Western covered a large 3000 sq ft area with various activities which are planned to be included in this years’ event, such as Bumpy Ltd with “Try our Sport”. Throughout the two days there will be free &lsquo....
HOLCOMBE TRUE TO HIS WORD “ONE GOAL AND THAT’S TO WIN”
Wednesday March 9, 2016
There were mixed emotions following this weekend’s events at Helmsley but the general theme was “it was tough”. Some relished the challenge whilst others felt the toughness didn’t match everyone’s ability. Sadly, the wea....
Maxxis British Motocross Championship welcomes K-Tech
Wednesday March 9, 2016
ACU Events would like to welcome K-Tech, a suspension brand that specializes in the design, manufacturing, servicing and supply of motorcycle suspension, to the team of loyal sponsors for the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported b....
DEAN SETS THE WAY AT OPENING ROUND OF PREMIER
Monday March 7, 2016
Last Sunday on what was a bitterly cold day the long awaited opening round of the 2016 Phoenix Tools Premier Motocross Championship took place at Phoenix Moto Parc, Kingsteignton in Devon. Every effort had been put into making sure the event went ahe....
ACU Acklams Beta Ladies and Girls Trials Championship Ready for Action
Thursday March 3, 2016
The first round of the 2016 ACU Acklams Beta Women’s and Girls British Championship gets underway next week on Sunday 13th March at the famous Seymours Arena in the heart of Oxfordshire. This well-known venue is the hub of motorcycle ....
WEYMOUTH INTERNATIONAL BEACH RACE - Class Act on Beach!
Thursday March 3, 2016
Quad and solo riders from all classes converged on Weymouth Beach for the annual 2016 Beach Race.  Riders travelled from all over Europe to compete in the event, we even had a rider from Australia travel over to compete. Jake Shipton, a member o....
Scott Charity Presentation Evening - 2015 Trial
Thursday March 3, 2016
The Scott Trial 2015 winner Ian Austermuhle travelled from his home near Malton on Friday 26th February at the Buck Hotel Reeth to present the cheques at the Scott Charity Presentation Evening. Ian explained that it is every trial ride....
Thursday March 3, 2016
The 2016 Grass Track season prepares to race into action when the tape raise in just over three weeks. With a number of club events lined up in the coming weeks across the country there is sure to be an event near you.
Thursday March 3, 2016
With the motocross season just about to start for 2016 the Chelmsford and DMCC in the Eastern Centre currently have a number of pieces of Track Equipment. The Club are looking to sell these items after recently losing access to the current land that ....
Organiser and Team Meetings a Success
Wednesday March 2, 2016
Over the past week ACU Events have been hosting meetings to inform the organisers and teams involved in the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship Supported by Pro Clean about the all-new and exciting prospects of the new season. The purpose ....
PREMIER CHAMPIONSHIP GETS UNDERWAY AT WHITEWAY BARTON
Wednesday March 2, 2016
This Sunday March 6th the long awaited 2016 motocross season gets underway in the South West of England with the opening round of the Phoenix Tools Premier motocross Championship at Whiteway Barton, Kingsteignton in Devon.

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