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Latest News Articles: July 2016 News

 


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RHL Activities release provisional dates for the 2017 Thor British Youth Nationals
Friday July 29, 2016
With the 2016 season now in full swing, RHL Activities are pleased to announce provisional dates for the 2017 Thor British Youth Nationals.
Friday July 29, 2016
This weekend sees the Isle of Man Youth Trials Club play host to rounds 4 and 5 of the 2016 ACU Oset British Youth B, C and D Championship on the coastal rocks at Scarlett Point and Scarlett Farm.
Irwin and Barr claim victory at Red Hot Canada Heights
Friday July 29, 2016
The racing was almost as hot as the weather at last weekend’s round four of the Michelin MX Nationals at the historic Sidcup clubs Canada heights circuit nestled between the M20 and M25 in sunny Kent.
Maria Costello to receive the Susan Jenness Trophy
Friday July 29, 2016
The TT Supporters’ Club is delighted to announce that Maria Costello is to be the recipient of the Susan Jenness Trophy for 2016.
Live Motocross Magazine OUT NOW
Friday July 29, 2016
What an incredible month in our sport, MXGP takes a break, Ryan Dungey appears butt naked, Ken Roczen gets beat and Scotland took over British motocross - same again please…more here https://issuu.com/rhlactivities/docs/livemotocrossedition8
Say no! To doping
Friday July 29, 2016
The FIM has joined the World Anti-doping Agency’s “Say NO! to Doping” campaign, which offers International Sports Federations and anti-doping organisations a platform for pooling their efforts to keep sport clean.
Scott Trial Entries Now Open
Thursday July 28, 2016
Entries for this year’s Scott Trial to be held Saturday 22nd October 2016 are now open.
ACU BEC sets sail for the Isle of Man!
Thursday July 28, 2016
Next weekend sees more than 150 of the country’s top Enduro riders set sail with the ACU British Enduro Championship road train for the world famous Isle of Man, The Ellan Vannin Fuels / Mini Mix Concrete sponsored Manxduro will host rounds 3 a....
New Edition of Motorcycle Racer
Thursday July 28, 2016
The new issue of Motorcycle Racer Magazine, #192, has arrived! It's a real celebration of racing on two wheels including everything from the new kids on the block in MotoGP to the secrets of the World Superbike factory teams. And, for the first time ....
Isle of Man Constabulary raises money for ACU Benevolent Fund
Thursday July 28, 2016
Following the recent raffle to win an Isle of Man Constabulary helmet signed by the TT 2016 riders, the winner Mrs Jane South was presented with it on Friday 22nd July and a certificate of authenticity signed by the Chief Constable at Police Headquar....
ACU/FSRA British F2 Sidecar Championship Heads to Cadwell Park This Weekend
Thursday July 28, 2016
Round 4 of this year’s British F2 Sidecar Championship takes place at Cadwell Park on Saturday/ Sunday 30/31st July. The last round at Anglesey saw the end of Pete Founds and Jevon Walmsley’s four-wins-in-four-races sequence, with first S....
The Triple Trophy Meeting – ‘The Champions of Cheshire’
Wednesday July 27, 2016
The Triple Trophy meeting is on! Known as 'The Champions of Cheshire' is all set for Sunday September 11th in Gawsworth, Cheshire SK11 9QY.
Lewis Hall Takes Top 5 in European 85cc MX Championship
Wednesday July 27, 2016
The ACU Motocross Department would like to congratulate 14 year old Lewis Hall on recently claiming fifth place in the European 85cc Motocross Championship held at Loket in the Czech Republic. The Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki rider secured his ....
AM Leathers Sponsors of the 2016 Battle of Britain Meeting
Wednesday July 27, 2016
After the success of the 2015 Battle of Britain meeting at Croft arranged to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the event. The Two organisations are again teamed together and on August Bank Holiday Weekend 27th and 28th of August 2016 they promote w....
Southern 100 Racing & PMH Promotions Limited join forces
Tuesday July 26, 2016
Today we are extremely excited to announce that PMH Promotions Limited has agreed a new three year contract to become the marketing and publicity partners for all Southern 100 events.
Jack Edmondson – 2016 Maxxis FIM World Enduo Championship Youth Cup Champion
Tuesday July 26, 2016
The ACU would like to congratulate 19 year old Jack Edmondson from Staffordshire who recently claimed the Maxxis FIM World Enduro Championship Youth 125cc Cup in Italy after taking victory on the Saturday on board his Fast Eddy Racing KTM. Jack&rsquo....
McLernon One Step Closer to ATVS ONLY ACU British Quad Title
Monday July 25, 2016
With just one round left to go Mark McLernon now has one hand firmly on the ATVs Only-backed ACU British Quad Championship trophy after he took victory at Sunday’s penultimate round at Dean Moor to stretch his series lead to 36 points.
British Trials Championships Double Header This Weekend
Monday July 25, 2016
This coming weekend sees rounds six and seven of the 2016 ACU RT Keedwell British Trial Championships take place.
ACU British Masters Championship Line up Confirmed
Friday July 22, 2016
With the ACU British Masters Championship due to take place on Sunday 14th August at Hangar Farm, St Qinton hosted by the Bristol Club the ACU are pleased to confirm the rider line ups for both the 500cc Solo Championship and the 1000cc Sidecar Champ....
Friday July 22, 2016
It was a day of dominant performances at MCPMCC’s triumphant return of the ‘Westcountry Winner’ Grasstrack at Cornwall’s Boarded Circuit in Roche, an event held on a circuit that seems to get better and better every year. The ....
Searle and Sterry Superb at Blaxhall
Thursday July 21, 2016
Year after year Blaxhall produces top notch racing as one of the most epic tracks on the calendar for both the fans and the riders alike. Blaxhall a track that could be described as motocross heaven since that’s what it looked like on Sunday mo....
Calling All Expert Motocross Riders!
Thursday July 21, 2016
After a meeting with the ACU Motocross committee, the team at the Michelin MX Nationals are excited to announce that for 2017, the successful Expert cup championship, currently in its second season, will become the official ACU British Expert Ch....
Wednesday July 20, 2016
The next round of the ACU S3 Parts Trials Championship is on Sunday August 7 and is the Astley Trial, organised by the Westmorland Club, starting from the Old Asbestos Works, Kentmere near Staveley in the heart of England’s Lake District.
Hodgson does the double
Wednesday July 20, 2016
After visiting Scotland and Wales in the previous two rounds the British Supermoto Championship made its second appearance of the season at its spiritual home, Three Sisters Wigan. The largest entry of the year so far shows just how popular this venu....
Mark McLernon takes ATVS Only British Quad Championship Lead at Pontrilas
Wednesday July 20, 2016
Northern Ireland’s Mark McLernon is the new leader of the ATVs Only-backed ACU British Quad Championship after round four of the series at hot and dusty Pontrilas in Herefordshire on Sunday, where the title defence of series leader Paul Holmes ....
Watch History being made during the Southern 100 Sidecar Championship Race
Tuesday July 19, 2016
One of the most exciting Sidecar races in the history of the Southern 100 was witnessed by thousands of fans who had spread themselves out around the Billown Course on Championship Day 2016, Thursday 14th July.
See Michael Dunlop Winning his third Southern 100 Solo Championship
Tuesday July 19, 2016
Michael Dunlop secured his third Solo Championship race win at last week’s Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races on the Isle of Man.
Alba Denies Skuse a Hat Trick at Whiteway
Tuesday July 19, 2016
Last Sunday the Phoenix Tools Premier Motocross Championship made its return to Whiteway Barton, Kingsteignton for round 7 in the series which also incorporated the penultimate round of the 2-Stroke Championship. As with most of the South West temper....
Bou moves towards tenth title
Monday July 18, 2016
TrialGP – In a much higher scoring event than yesterday, Toni Bou – Repsol Honda still reigned supreme as he notched his tenth victory of the 2016 FIM Trial World Championship to move yet another step closer to taking a record extending a....
Back-to-back wins for Bristow
Monday July 18, 2016
Emma Bristow – Sherco made it back-to-back wins over the opening weekend of the 2016 FIM Women’s Trial World Championship after she again took the victory on the second and closing day of her home Grand Prix held at Tong, Great Britain. A....
Bou simply sublime in Great Britain
Sunday July 17, 2016
TrialGP – With a winning margin of thirty-one marks, the performance by Toni Bou – Repsol Honda on the opening day of the British Grand Prix that marked round seven of the 2016 FIM Trial World Championship was simply sublime. Now almost c....
Bristow wins opening encounter
Sunday July 17, 2016
Reigning Champion Emma Bristow – Sherco began the defence of her title with a win on the opening day of the 2016 FIM Women’s Trial World Championship that was staged at Tong, Great Britain. With the loss of just a single mark on each of t....
SMC Summer National at Culham Park Report
Monday July 18, 2016
For possibly the first weekend in 2016, the weather was neither too wet nor too dry for the annual SMC Summer National with NMCC. The event returned to Culham Park for the first time in a number of years and was greeted by a glorious sunny day. Despi....
Monday July 18, 2016
Lee Wilson (BMW 1000) leads Matt Stevenson (BMW 1000) by just a single point in the Derby Phoenix club’s 1300cc Four-stroke championship, after round three of the series at Croft.
Monday July 18, 2016
Richard Hickling extended his championship lead at Pembrey and round six of the MRO Minitwin series, the Think Cars-sponsored rider taking a brace of victories in the changeable conditions in south Wales.
Monday July 18, 2016
Over the last 60 years the Manx National Two Day Trial has provided one of the most popular traditional events for riders from all parts of the UK, Ireland and further afield.
Despite the odds Atkinson doubles up!
Monday July 18, 2016
And so to Castle Combe. Hmmm. In drying conditions, most riders went out on wet tyres for qualifying. Several pulled in with grip problems, some suspecting a rear puncture. But as a dry line became rapidly apparent, this explained the handling diffic....
First ever British Women’s Trial GP
Thursday July 14, 2016
The 2016 FIM Women’s Trial World Championship gets underway this weekend when Parkwood Off Road Centre at Tong, near Bradford in Yorkshire stages the first ever female round in Great Britain. This initial two-day event will be followed by anoth....
Can Bou be beaten at British Trial GP?
Wednesday July 13, 2016
Trial GP - This weekend sees the penultimate event of the eight round 2016 FIM Trial World Championship staged at Tong, Great Britain. It is twenty-three years since the series was last staged in the county of Yorkshire, billed as the ‘home&rsq....
The Battle to Commence at Whiteway
Wednesday July 13, 2016
This Sunday July 17th the Phoenix Tools Premier motocross Championship makes a return back to Whiteway Barton, Kingsteignton for round 7 in the 10 round series which will also include the penultimate round of the R C Motorhomes 2-Stroke Championship.
MOORE RECORDS THE MOST AT DARLEY MOOR
Wednesday July 13, 2016
Round 5 of the Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Club Championship was held on Sunday 10th July 2016 at the Darley Moor Motor Sports Centre, near Ashbourne (DE6 2ET) and despite the weather threatening to spoil the day early on the majority of races ....
Bristow opens title defence on home soil
Tuesday July 12, 2016
The opening round of the 2016 FIM Women’s Trial World Championship takes place in Great Britain this coming weekend at Tong near the city of Bradford, in the Trial heartlands of Yorkshire. Surprisingly this is the first time that the ladies ser....
Looking to score at Blaxhall, round six
Monday July 11, 2016
Round six of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship will take place next weekend at Blaxhall, Suffolk, July 17th, where we get ready for what is perhaps the most exciting part of the season.
British Trial GP returns to Yorkshire
Monday July 11, 2016
After yesterday’s single day Belgium GP the 2016 FIM Trial World Championship moves quickly on and returns to the normal two-day format in Great Britain with a brand new venue at Tong in the heart of Yorkshire this coming weekend.
Michael Aims to Regain Solo Championship Crown
Wednesday July 13, 2016
Will twice Southern 100 Solo Champion Michael Dunlop come away from the 61st Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races with a coveted third title?
ITV4 Confirm Southern 100 Broadcast
Wednesday July 13, 2016
ITV4 have confirmed the broadcast date for the Southern 100 International Road Races as Wednesday 20th July, 2016 commencing at 20.00 hrs. (8.00pm).
Island Aggregates Set Foundations for Long Term Sponsorship of Southern 100 Race
Friday July 8, 2016
Local Company, Island Aggregates and Southern 100 Racing have had a long term association since the mid 1980’s and this has been further strengthened as the company has agreed an initial four- year sponsorship deal with the organisers of the So....
Blaxhall set for Round 6 of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship on July 17th
Friday July 8, 2016
In just over a week the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean heads to the sandy circuit of Blaxhall (IP17 1LG) near Woodbridge for Round 6 on Sunday 17th July. Following the recent round at Leuchars in Scotland all three c....
Harris and Shanes take podium honours as they qualify for FIME Grass Track Final
Friday July 8, 2016
A crowd of over 1000 spectators was present to witness a night of classic racing at Tayac for the Semi Final 1 of the European Grass Track Championship.
Friday July 8, 2016
Following on from the successful Youth and Ladies training session held earlier this year on behalf of the ACU by Dan and Katy Thorpe (‘nee Sunter), the ACU are pleased to announce that another is to be held on Saturday, August 13 at Bracken Ro....
It’s a Result Whatever the Weather
Friday July 8, 2016
The second round of the Cornwall OSET Cup was subject to one of those weird weather days – not that it put off any of the 30 riders.
Friday July 8, 2016
It is with much regret that Aberstwyth & DMCC have to cancel their Enduro scheduled for 10th July in the Myherin Forest.
Friday July 8, 2016
With the recent Welsh 2 Day Enduro providing the venue for the second and third rounds of the 2016 ACU British Classic Enduro Championships as the series has now passed the halfway stage. The Championship now prepares to head to the MWTRA Ltd organis....
Just Over a Week Until World Trial GP Arrives at Tong
Friday July 8, 2016
There is just one week to go before the FIM World Trials Championship rolls into Yorkshire, the UK's homeland of Trials at Parkwood in Tong. The venue is situated on the Leeds and Bradford border close to the M62 so easy....
Friday July 8, 2016
Regs are now out for the Yorkshire Dales Pre 65 Sammy Miller Trials Championship organised by Ilkley and District Motor Club. Once again the event is based in and around Pateley Bridge on 24th July with a 34 mile circular route and 31 varied but sens....
Thursday July 7, 2016
Matt Stevenson and Lee Wilson will resume their battle for the Derby Phoenix club’s Four-stroke 750-1300cc championship in round three of the series at Croft on July 9th and 10th.
Thursday July 7, 2016
Chris Mort (Honda 600), the reigning Crewe and South Cheshire club 450-1100cc champion, made a clean sweep of his three races at Tonfanau to take a big step towards retaining his crown. With three rounds gone and just three races to go in the series,....
Marshals Training at Blaxhall Circuit – Saturday 16th July
Thursday July 7, 2016
On Saturday 16th July the ACU will be holding a Motocross Marshals Training Seminar at Blaxhall Circuit (IP17 1LG) at 4pm as part of the Motocross Committee’s continued work to improve the training and standards of Marshals at ACU Motocross eve....
Searle, Sterry & Brown the legends of Leuchars
Wednesday July 6, 2016
As most enthusiasts know, sand is a test of physical and mental strength as it always chops up mega rough and has a tendency to change from lap to lap. This weekend the fifth round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship took place in the sa....
NG Road Racing... Castle Combe Race Report
Wednesday July 6, 2016
Stroud’s Daniel Cooper, the former 125 British champ who now focuses more on the pure roads series including the TT and North-West put his recent injury issues sustained at the North West behind him. He took first the Phoenix Open and then the ....
Sayle Debuts Moto3 GP Machine at Southern 100
Tuesday July 5, 2016
Sulby’s Dan Sayle will once again be involved with the Solo Classes at the Southern 100 International Road Races as he straddles a 125cc Honda for the Southport based Falcon Racing Team.
The Anthony Rew British Trials Championship Report
Tuesday July 5, 2016
Round 5 of the R T Keedwell sponsored ACU British Solo Trials Championship was held last weekend at Kelly Farm, Lustleigh in South Devon.
Tuesday July 5, 2016
Santa Pod Raceway turns the clock back on July 15-17th to golden years of the drag racing with bikes and cars from the 60’s 70’s and 80 are competing in the Dragstalgia.
Local Riders Chasing Silverware at Darley Moor
Monday July 4, 2016
The Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Club Championship enters the second half of the season this weekend as Round 5 of the 8 Round Championship takes place on Sunday 10th July 2016 at the Darley Moor Motor Sports Centre, near Ashbourne (DE6 2ET) and....
Marshal Sign-On & Recovery Update for Southern 100
Monday July 4, 2016
Signing-On for Marshals for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company sponsored Southern 100 International Road Races takes place on Thursday evening 7th July at the Morton Hall in Castletown, commencing at 7:00pm.
Sidecar Champions Ready to Renew Rivalry
Friday July 1, 2016
The current Southern 100 Sidecar Championship driver, Tim Reeves returns to the Billown Course to defend his Championship Title, this time with regular passenger, Patrick Farrance back in the chair.
Memorial Lap & Service at Malew Church
Friday July 1, 2016
The Southern 100 Road Races run through the famous Church Bends at Malew where the bend and the church always provides a great backdrop for an exceptional photograph or two.
Local company Steve Lumley Planings Ltd supports Maxxis British Motocross at Blaxhall
Friday July 1, 2016
With just over two weeks to go until the gates drop for the sixth round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean at Blaxhall Circuit on Sunday 17th July. It is with great pleasure that the Woodbridge and DMCC club are a....
Summer Nationals at Santa Pod Raceway Report
Friday July 1, 2016
With the opening two rounds of the ACU Championships not completed due to the weather.  The Summer Nationals was blessed with dry and warm weather on race day.  One qualifying session was lost due to rain on the Saturday.  A new speed ....

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