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Entertainment schedule for Donington Park World Superbikes confirmed
Friday April 29, 2016
With just a month to go until Donington Park’s showpiece event of the year, the entertainment schedule for this year’s UK round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship on 27-29 May has been confirmed, including rider appearances and....
Champions of Champions heads to Swingfield
Friday April 29, 2016
The Solo line up of 24 is headed up by current World Longtrack and three times European Grasstrack Champion Jannick de Jong, plus three times British Speedway Champion and current GP competitor Chris Harris. Also present will be British Masters Champ....
Thursday April 28, 2016
The Wirral Hundred club is synonymous with early season race meetings at Oulton Park and the meeting last Saturday (23rd April) was deemed a great success with full grids, a good crowd of spectators, dry, sunny weather, only a small number of fallers....
Double Delight as British Championship Motocross heads to Scotland
Thursday April 28, 2016
For the first time ever British Championship Motocross will celebrate racing in Scotland on two consecutive weekends at a revamped Leuchars circuit near Dundee.
Tuesday April 26, 2016
Organisers of rounds in the ACU Trail Bike Championship and also potential competitors are asked to note that the recently announced HONDA 4RIDE is not eligible for the CHAMPIONSHIP class in this series  as its specification falls outside the me....
LAMPKIN BIDS FOR TENTH SCOTTISH SIX DAYS TRIAL WIN
Wednesday April 27, 2016
Next week will see the annual coming of the World famous Scottish Six Days Trial (SSDT) - Monday 2nd to Saturday 7th May - to its now recognised base of Fort William in the Scottish Highlands, as riders from the far corners of the globe once again ga....
Champagne showers for Simpson and Clarke at Canada Heights
Tuesday April 26, 2016
Canada Heights is a calendar favourite each and every year. The circuit is built on the rolling hills of Swanley, Kent, and embodies all sorts of obstacles from wave sections to doubles, hairpin turns to sweepers, you name it, the track has it. This ....
Mylchreest’s Donate Caravan to Southern 100 Marshals
Wednesday April 27, 2016
Mylchreest’s Motors have kindly donated one of their ‘hospitality’ caravans to the Southern 100 Marshals Association to use as a Marshals Office during the three races held on the Billown Course annually.
Final Scottish Pre-65 Trial Update
Wednesday April 27, 2016
With the 2016 Pre’65 Scottish Trial about a week away, the committee would like to thank our sponsors - Putoline, Hope Technology, Kia Motors and REH Forks for their support, without them we would not be able to add the finishing touches to the....
SKUSE OUT TO INCREASE CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD AT LITTLE SILVER
Wednesday April 27, 2016
This Sunday May 1st round 3 of the Phoenix Tools South West Premier Motocross Championship which will incorporate round 2 of the Open Evo Championship will take place at Little Silver Moto Parc, Exeter where it is hoped that the weather will be a bit....
ACU GBXC British Sprint Championship Heads to H20 this Weekend
Tuesday April 26, 2016
This coming weekend’s ACU GBXC British Sprint Championship at H2O near Selattyn is virtually full. A flood of Championship class riders are heading to the venue to sharpen their skills over two special tests and with all other classes looking r....
Scarborough Festival of Speed Oliver’s Mount May Bank Holiday
Tuesday April 26, 2016
The annual Festival of Speed by Auto 66 was to be something special this year to celebrate the Clubs 50th Anniversary; originally we intended to have a classic car rally and trade show plus the annual bike and car hillclimb. Unfortunately the Tour de....
MAY DAY ACTION AT DARLEY MOOR
Tuesday April 26, 2016
Forget the regular boring Bank Holiday chores this Monday, 2nd May, rather than queue up at the local council refuse site just to get rid of all the gardening rubbish get over to the Darley Moor Motor Sports Centre, near Ashbourne DE6 2ET, for Round ....
Sweet Lamb Rally Sprint - 29th May 2016
Tuesday April 26, 2016
MWTRA in conjunction with Sweet Lamb Adventure Rally Bike Academy are running a Rally Sprint at the Sweet Lamb Motorsport Complex, SY18 6SY. With Classes for Rally Bikes, Trail Bikes, Enduro Bikes and Quads with sub classes
Monday April 25, 2016
Preston and District’s first meeting of 2016 is finally here, and the best entry in recent years is expected to descend on Three Sisters circuit for an all-action race day this coming Sunday.
GREAT DAY AT THE DAVE BARKSHIRE MOTORCYCLES TWO MAN ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIPS OPENING ROUND
Monday April 25, 2016
Round 1 of the Dave Barkshire Motorcycles Two Man Enduro Championship was full of drama and excitement.  The organisers Bury St Edmunds Motor Cycle Club had to adjust the riding format instead of the two hour session in the morning and the two h....
Knighter Dominates Extreme Ravines
Monday April 25, 2016
The third round of the 2016 ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship took place in the picturesque surroundings of the popular Helmsley venue in North Yorkshire last Sunday. A great turnout of competitors to the event saw riders able to take full adva....
FOUNDS LEADS ACU/FSRA BRITISH F2 SIDECAR CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER OPENING ROUND
Monday April 25, 2016
The season began on what was, thankfully, a dry day, sunny but cold. Qualifying saw the top six separated by just one and a quarter seconds. Pete Founds and Jevan Walmsley took pole from Sean Reeves and Ashley Hawes second and Lee Crawford and Patric....
East Anglian Spring Trophy heads to Chelmsford on Bank Holiday Monday – 2nd May
Monday April 25, 2016
Grasstrack racing is coming back to Chelmsford on Bank Holiday Monday, after a break of more than twenty years. The 500cc Sidecar Association is organising the East Anglian Spring Trophy meeting at their new home track which is situated on the outski....
Friday April 22, 2016
Following the successful opening round of both the ACU British Evo and Veterans Championships at Frome a few weeks ago, the Championships will now head to Milton Park near Northampton on Sunday 1st May.
UPDATE ON THE 2016 GH MOTORCYCLES/HUSQVARNA/ACU EASTERN ENURO CHAMPIONSHIP
Friday April 22, 2016
After a two month break the 2016 G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/ACU Eastern Enduro Championship resumes on Sunday 8th May as Round 3 is being staged by the Sudbury Motor Cycle Club at Foxborough Quarry Sible Hedingham Essex.  It is being run on the H....
Springspeed Nationals at Shakespeare County Raceway – 30th April to 2nd May
Friday April 22, 2016
The second round of the ACU Championships takes place at Shakespeare County Raceway on Spring Bank Holiday weekend on 30th April to 2nd May.
Bristol Grasstrack Cancelled
Friday April 22, 2016
Due to the recent wet weather the Bristol Grass Racing Combine has had to unfortunately cancel 'The Ken Melksham Memorial Grasstrack' which was due to take place this Sunday at their venue of Hangar Farm, Lower Stanton Nr. Chippenham. The event has b....
KTM back on board for Maxxis ACU British Motocross
Friday April 22, 2016
KTM is a brand synonymous with success and is world-renowned for it’s commitment and loyalty to off-road motorcycles. Because of the brands dedication and passion for motocross, it has surfaced as one of the most successful manufacturer in off-....
Round two ready to hit the ‘Heights’
Thursday April 21, 2016
Get ready for round two of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean, which will return to the familiar and popular venue of Canada Heights this weekend where the crème de la crème of British Motocross will li....
Jackson’s strong weekend helps claw back lost ground!
Thursday April 21, 2016
Cadwell. Oh Cadwell, what did you do to us? On Saturday we had all four seasons in one day. Sunshine, rain, a chilling breeze and once, hail! Notwithstanding all that, the 250 ACU and NG Cup racing was decidedly warmer.
Thursday April 21, 2016
We have just been informed that the round scheduled for this coming weekend has had to be called off due to a lack of entries from other groups, not sidecars. 
NG Road Racing... Cadwell Park Race Report
Thursday April 21, 2016
Rounds 3 and 4 | Cadwell Park | 16th and 17th April 2016  Lincolnshire plasterer Dave “Action” Jackson consistently put in the fastest laps of the weekend whether it was in the mixed drizzle…sleet…hail and sun on Saturd....
Dabill claims Double Victory at ACU RT Keedwell British Trials Championship Opener
Tuesday April 19, 2016
The first two rounds of the 2016 RT Keedwell sponsored British Trials Championships were held last weekend up in Cumbria at Fell Green, Bootle.
Tuesday April 19, 2016
Entries are still being accepted in all classes for the 2016 Manx 2 Day Trial.Due to a very late response from Sidecar competitors, those intending to enter are urged to do so as soon as possible to enable the organisors to plan the event.
Tuesday April 19, 2016
It is with great sadness that we inform you that Billy Redmayne from the Isle of Man passed away last night suffering from serious injuries he sustained in an incident at Olivers Mount whilst competing in the Bob Smith Spring Cup meeting on Sunday 17....
Irwin Claims Victory at Blaxhall Season Opener
Tuesday April 19, 2016
Sunday 17th April saw the Woodbridge and DMCC host their first motocross meeting of the season at the Blaxhall circuit in Suffolk with the event being supported by local Commercial Vehicle dealer Orwell Truck and Van. The demanding sand circuit was i....
Reign & Shine - Hodgson does the double at Rednal
Tuesday April 19, 2016
2016 ACU British Supermoto Championship Round 2 - Rednal Karting 9 & 10 April 2016   Rednal Karting a few miles outside Oswestry in Shropshire was the perfect back- drop for Round 2 of the ACU British Supermoto Championship. A tight twi....
Strong start for Brit’s in FIM World Trials Championship
Friday April 15, 2016
The 2016 FIM Trial World Championship kicked off with two fiercely fought days of competition in Cal Rosal, Spain as the elite riders looked to get the new campaign started in strongest way possible.
Holcombe takes Victory as Brits perform well in FIM World Enduro Opener
Friday April 15, 2016
Making his senior class debut at the GP of Agadir, Steve HOLCOMBE (Beta) enjoyed a hugely positive opening day with the young British rider finishing fourth overall in the Euduro GP class.
Davies doubles at Aragon
Tuesday April 12, 2016
With clear blue skies and warmer temperatures, the stage was set for another classic World SBK showdown at Aragon
Live Motocross Magazine Edition #5
Friday April 15, 2016
The 2016 season is now in full swing, here in the UK with the Maxxis and the BYN. The MXGP is on its second flyaway stint with Argentina which was amazing by the way and this weekend in Mexico - fingers crossed it doesn’t let us down.
Friday April 15, 2016
INCORPORATING THE FIRST ROUND OF THE 2016 ACU/FSRA BRITISH F2 SIDECAR CHAMPIONSHIPS The Wirral Hundred club has been visiting Oulton Park in April for most of the last 60 years and this year’s event on 23rd April will see full grids for al....
Marshal Training at Canada Heights – Saturday 23rd April
Friday April 15, 2016
On Saturday 23th April the ACU will be holding a Motocross Marshals Training Seminar at Canada Heights at 4pm as part of the Motocross Committee’s continued work to improve the training and standards of Marshals at ACU Motocross events.
Maxxis ACU British Championship heads to Canada Heights on 24th April
Friday April 15, 2016
In just over a weeks’ time the Maxxis ACU British MotocrossChampionship supported by Pro Clean will be rolling into the Kent circuit ofCanada Heights for the second round of the season.
Thor ACU British Youth Nationals Heads to Brampton this Weekend
Thursday April 14, 2016
All the information for Round 2 of the 2016 Thor ACU British Youth Nationals at Brampton this weekend can be found here in the programme https://issuu.com/rhlactivities/docs/thor_byn_rd2_-_2016
Thursday April 14, 2016
ACU Events are pleased to be hosting the ACU British Veterans Championship, along with the British Evo Series on Sunday 1st May.
Saturday at Swaine for OSET Cup North
Wednesday April 13, 2016
Swaine Woods, Leeds, LS18 4RP is the venue of the OSET Cup North this Saturday 16 April.  The trial starts at 11am. 
Wednesday April 13, 2016
The second Bemsee round of the 2016 season saw the club head to Donington Park, and also saw the ACU Team Green Junior Cup and Senior 300 series get their season underway after the class missed the opening round at Brands Hatch.
Tuesday April 12, 2016
When the ACU’s Trials and Enduro Committe’s list of events for the various championships were announced, the Trail Bike Championship list included the Ivor Morkott Trial, normally organised by the Caerphilly Club in Wales. However due to ....
Suzuki to partner Oliver's Mount Racing for 2016/2017
Tuesday April 12, 2016
Today, Oliver's Mount Racing are extremely excited to announce that we have just signed a new 2 year partnership with Suzuki GB. 
Maxxis ACU British Sidecar Cross Heads to Foxhill for Round 2
Tuesday April 12, 2016
This Sunday the second round of the Maxxis ACU British Sidecar cross Championships will be held at the Foxhill circuit near Swindon hosted by Nora-MX.
Perfect start to the British Veterans and Evo Championships at Frome
Tuesday April 12, 2016
In perfect conditions both with weather and track preparation by the Frome and District Club the ACU got its British Veterans and Evo British Championships underway on Sunday April 3rd.
Statement following investigation into MXY2 incident at Lyng
Tuesday April 12, 2016
Four members of the Motocross Committee (which included the series Race Director) in addition to the ACU Events Series Manager and the Clerk of the Course for the event were present together with an eye witness who unfortunately did not observe the&n....
Blaxhall returns to action this Sunday
Monday April 11, 2016
This Sunday (April 17th) sees the Woodbridge & DMCC host their first Motocross meeting of the season at the Blaxhall circuit near Woodbridge with the event being supported by Orwell Truck and Vans. A 160 rider strong entry and exciting 12 race pr....
Tomlin Claims Victory at Dave Roper Memorial Event
Monday April 11, 2016
A Sunny and windy day greeted the 106 riders for the seventh Dave Roper Memorial Event this year being a Cross Country Enduro for the first time being held at Foxborough Quarry Sible Hedingham.  A fresh course was constructed with a Spinney, ope....
ACU Championships Round1 - Festival of Power at Santa Pod Raceway
Monday April 11, 2016
Rain and strong wind disrupted the opening round of the 2016 ACU Championships.  Good Friday was the best day of the three -day event.  Saturday and Sunday saw racers facing strong cross wind and head wind and rain fell late afternoon on Su....
Oldfield/Barnes take the lead in Hadrian Marine ACU Sidecarcross Clubmans
Monday April 11, 2016
After an overcast start to the day, with a surprisingly dry track, conditions were looking good, for the first round of the Hadrian Marine ACU Clubmans Championship at Binsted, nr Alton on Sunday 20th March.
Early Entries Encouraging for Post TT Races
Monday April 11, 2016
Early entries for the Radcliffe’s Butchers Post TT Road Races are higher than in recent years, which is encouraging for the new title sponsors who are based in the events home town of Castletown.
Bumper race schedule at Donington Park this weekend from British Motorcycle Racing Club
Friday April 8, 2016
Donington Park will host a huge schedule of 48 races this weekend (9-10 April), from the British Motorcycle Racing Club (BMCRC).
Autohome Assistance onboard for the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Season
Friday April 8, 2016
With the eight Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean being held at different venues around the country, it’s great to have Autohome Assitance onboard as one of our great partners for the 2016 season. Autohome Assistan....
Nora MX head to Foxhills/Foxhills/Foxhills not Culham
Friday April 8, 2016
Nora MX Round 3 is just around the corner and entries are now open. We welcome all existing riders, and any who wish to come and have a try out Nora-Mx 2016.
Record Entries - Over-Subscribed for Blackford’s Pre TT Classic Races
Friday April 8, 2016
Full grids are guaranteed at the Blackford Financial Services Pre TT Classic Road Races with nearly 270 entries having been received for the prestigious Classic event which annually brings the Isle of Man TT Festival to life.
Chairman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Thursday April 7, 2016
Southern 100 Club Chairman, Phil Taubman has been honoured for the second time in six months for his dedication to motorcycle sport, especially his involvement with the Southern 100 for 60 years!
NORTH EAST CLUBS SEASON OPENER PROVIDES CLOSE RACING
Wednesday April 6, 2016
The NEMCRC season opened at croft on 2/3 April where a very large entry of solo sidecar and the scooters of the BSSO provided some dramatic racing in spite of the wet start on Saturday which caused a few delays. This caused three races to be held ove....
ACU GBXC British Sprint Championship heads to H2O, Selattyn for Rounds 3 and 4
Tuesday April 5, 2016
The second weekend of sprinting in the ACU GBXC British Sprint Championship is fast approaching on the final day of April and the first of May.
CRACKING START TO DARLEY’S SEASON
Tuesday April 5, 2016
The Darley Moor Motorcycle Road Race Club delivered a fantastic start to the 2016 season last weekend, 3rd/4th April, providing motorsport fans with some very close racing. From the twenty-one race programme eight races were decided by less than 1 se....
Tuesday April 5, 2016
Round 1 of the 2016 will finally take place at Badby on April 10th. As well as the usual South Midland Centre Classes of Expert, Junior, Over 40, Over 50 & Over 60 we have an Under 40 and a 2 Stroke class. The meeting will also be hosting a round....
2016 RT Keedwell ACU British Solo Trials Championship Preview
Monday April 11, 2016
With the 2016 RT Keedwell sponsored British Trials Championships almost back with us, it is time to look at this year’s series.
Brown and Chamberlain lead after the Maxxis ACU British Sidecarcross Championship opener
Tuesday April 5, 2016
On a well prepared but significantly altered Asham Woods track, the Frome club hosted the opening round of the 2016 MAXXIS British Sidecarcross Championship as well as the Hadrian Marine Experts Championships.
Orwell Truck and Van to Support Motocross at Blaxhall in 2016
Monday April 4, 2016
With the 2016 motocross season soon to start at the Blaxhall Circuit on Sunday 17th April, the Woodbridge and DMCC Ltd are pleased to announce a partnership with local Mercedes-Benz Commercial vehicle dealer, Orwell Truck and Van, who have agreed to ....
ATVS ONLY BRITISH QUAD CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 1 REPORT FROM CUSSES GORSE
Monday April 4, 2016
Paul Holmes began the defence of his ATVs Only British Quad Championship with overall victory at Cusses Gorse on Sunday despite not winning any of the three heats in a highly competitive field.
MX Nationals at Landrake is postponed
Monday April 4, 2016
Unfortunately the British weather is against us this week and we have made the early decision to postpone Round 2 at Landrake this weekend.
Martin Lampkin 28.12.50 – 02.04.16
Monday April 4, 2016
It is with great sadness that we notify you of the sad passing of Harold Martin Lampkin – better known as Martin Lampkin.  Martin sadly passed away at the age of 65 following a long battle with cancer.
IRWIN SHINES AT PREMIER ROUND AT LANDRAKE
Monday April 4, 2016
Last Sunday the Phoenix Tools Premier motocross Championship headed down to the ever popular Landrake Moto Parc in Cornwall for round 2 in the series and the opening round of the long awaited open 2-stroke Championship. The track as usual had been pr....
Maxxis ACU British Sidecar Cross Championships Round 2 now heads to Foxhill
Friday April 1, 2016
Nora MX are pleased to announce that Round 2 of the Maxxis ACU British Sidecar Cross Championship will now be taking place at one of the most iconic tracks in Britian, Foxhill on Sunday 17th April. Due to an availability issue with the original venue....
THE MOUNT IS OVER SUBSCRIBED YET AGAIN
Friday April 1, 2016
The new Bob Smith Spring Cup meeting at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough is taking place on Saturday & Sunday 16th & 17th April. This is the first real road race meeting held in the country and also acts as a shake down and warm up for many ....
Richmond tribute to David Allinson
Friday April 1, 2016
Fifty eight years as a key member of the Richmond Motor Club ended last Thursday with the death of David Allinson. 

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