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Latest News Articles: September 2016 News

 


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Apico Supports HydroGarden Weston Beach Race
Friday September 30, 2016
As the race preparation steps up another gear, RHL Activities is proud to be working with some passionate partners in the sport to ensure that this year’s HydroGarden Weston Beach Race is better than ever. Apico is well-known as one of the coun....
Moddey Dhoo Boosts Southern 100 Supporters Funds
Friday September 30, 2016
The Moddey Dhoo Motorcycle Club has once again shown its generous side, presenting the Southern 100 Supporters Fund with cheque amounting to £1000.00.
The Classic Racing Motorcycle Club Season Finale at Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire
Thursday September 29, 2016
The CRMC will be at Silverstone Race Circuit in Northants over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday 8th and 9th of October. Come along and see the bikes, hear the sounds, talk to the racers and watch some fabulous classic and post classic bike racing. ....
National Motocross Clerk of the Course and Stewards Seminar – 27th November
Thursday September 29, 2016
The ACU will be hosting a Seminar for National Motocross Clerk of the Course and Steward Officials on Sunday 27th November 2016 at the ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2YX. This course is for applicants and officials looking to renew....
Thursday September 29, 2016
On Sunday 16th October the South Birmingham MC will be hosting The Greensmith Memorial Trial as the next round of the ACU Sammy Miller Trials Championship. The trial is open to all Championship classes and will be starting at 10am from The Boyne....
Great racing at the International Whoppa (Wimborne)
Wednesday September 28, 2016
The International Whoppa on Sunday afternoon was won by Andrew Appleton in the 500cc solo class, William Matthijssen and Sandra Molema in the 500cc sidecars with Mark Cossar and Wayne Rickards in the 1000cc sidecars. The meeting was held at Merley Ha....
Wednesday September 28, 2016
It is with great sadness and regret that the ACU informs you that Fred Henley has passed away. Fred was a Trustee of the ACU Benevolent Fund and active Benevolent Fund Officer for the South Midland Centre for many years until his passing last week.
The Frittenden Flyer - 2nd October 2016
Wednesday September 28, 2016
Frittenden & DMCC host their third and final meeting of the 2016 season, The Frittenden Flyer at Sandhurst Bridge Farm, Frittenden, Kent (TN17 2ED)
Wednesday September 28, 2016
Last weekend’s "Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup Road Races" saw rounds 15, 16 and 17 take place of the UK Super 2 Sidecar Masters Series – The Ian Bell Trophy, the last time Oliver’s Mount will host this series in the 2016 Seas....
Lampkin Wheelies Entire TT Course
Wednesday September 28, 2016
This past weekend saw Dougie Lampkin continue to add to his ever-growing list of Motorcycling titles and records by adding yet another incredible achievement as he successfully managed to wheelie his factory Vertigo continuously around the entire Isl....
Thor ACU British Youth Nationals Champions Crowned At Cusses
Wednesday September 28, 2016
The final round of the Thor British Youth Nationals championship, which was held last weekend at a sunny Cusses Gorse, saw Charlie Heyman, Ike Carter, Rossi Beard, Callum Green and George Grigg Pettitt crowned 2016 champions after some seriously clos....
Kent Youth Grasstrack Racing Association - Iwade Youth Charity Grasstrack - 9th October
Tuesday September 27, 2016
Sunday 9th October sees the long awaited return of Youth Grasstrack Racing to Kent, with the recently revived Kent Youth Grasstrack Racing Association's meeting. The Iwade Youth Charity Grasstrack has attracted support from local grasstrack clubs and....
Free Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship Review Now Online
Tuesday September 27, 2016
We would like to offer you this free Online Season Review of the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean.
No holding back now…. It’s win or bust for 2016 at the NG Racing Finale!!
Tuesday September 27, 2016
Iconic corner names for an iconic circuit and what better place for the final round of the 2016 NG Road Racing season on Saturday 8th October.
RT Keedwell British Trials Championship Comes to a Conclusion this weekend
Tuesday September 27, 2016
The RT Keedwell ACU British Trials Championships for 2016 reach the final two rounds this coming Saturday and Sunday.
Atkinson takes a slender advantage going into final round!
Tuesday September 27, 2016
Well, now Pembrey in September. You’d expect it to be a bit overcast with perhaps a shower or two in the offing, wouldn’t you? Well, it wasn’t. Saturday came and it was bright and clear, with a bit of a breeze.
Scott Redding swaps slicks for knobblies to hit the beach
Monday September 26, 2016
Scott Redding will be swapping his 270BHP Ducati MotoGP bike for something with slightly less power and much knobblier tyres when he takes on the HydroGarden Weston Beach Race on Sunday 9th October.
Secretaries and Organisers session - Saturday 15th October 2016
Monday September 26, 2016
Following the successful Event Secretaries & Organisers Meetings, the latest being in April, the ACU will be repeating the session on Saturday 15th October at ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby (CV21 2YX).
Sidecar Shootout Cancelled
Monday September 26, 2016
The ACU & Heart of England MCC is saddened to announce that the 100cc Sidecar Speedway ‘Shootout’ scheduled for Friday 30th September has been cancelled.
Jonny Walker to take on the HydroGarden Weston Beach Race
Monday September 26, 2016
RHL Activities is excited to announce that Red Bull KTM Factory Racing extreme enduro star Jonny Walker will line-up for his debut HydroGarden Weston Beach Race on October 7-9, on what will be a rare opportunity to see the Cumbrian racer compete in t....
Team GB heads to the MXON this weekend
Friday September 23, 2016
This weekend Team GB of Tommy Searle, Max Anstie and Shaun Simpson head to the illustrious venue of Maggiora approximately 40 minutes north of Milan Malpensa Airport, Italy under the guidance of Team Manager Neil Prince. The venue will play host to t....
Holcombe seals BEC Title Crown
Friday September 23, 2016
The Penultimate round of the ACU British Enduro Championship was hosted by the REME / Army MCA this weekend past. The Natterjack was held on a new venue at Eelmoor near Aldershot in Hampshire and after 39 years at Longmoor Camp near Bordon a change o....
Bronze for Stuart Brown and Josh Chamberlain
Friday September 23, 2016
The ACU would like to congratulate the British Sidecar Motocross team of Stuart Brown and Josh Chamberlain for claiming a third place finish in the FIM World Sidecar Motocross Championship. This is the second year running that the pairing have finish....
Lambert tied at the top of the FIM Under 21 Speedway World Championship
Thursday September 22, 2016
Britain’s Robert Lambert moved into joint top place in the standings after an entertaining Final 2 in front of some 4000 fans in Pardubice, Czech Republic last Friday.
International Whoppa Grasstrack Thrills, Spills and Competition Time
Thursday September 22, 2016
The thrills and spills of roaring top solo and sidecar competitors return to Wimborne this Sunday for the International Whoppa being held at Merley Hall Farm.
NG Road Racing... Pembrey Race Report
Thursday September 22, 2016
28 year old Cirencester boy Josh Day returned to NG Road Racing’s series in 2016 to get a bit of enjoyment back into his racing. After five years chasing rides in the BSB paddock since winning the 2010 National Superstock championship (…....
Wednesday September 21, 2016
Colin Parker extended his lead at the top of the BG Products MRO Powerbike championship at Snetterton and round nine of the British Motorcycle Racing Club’s season, and is now the odds-on favourite of wrapping up the title with one round to go.
Simpson & Barr win the battle, Searle & Sterry win the war at Foxhill Finale
Wednesday September 21, 2016
The 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean went out with a bang Sunday at the famed Foxhill Moto Park where yet another eventful and drama-packed day of racing resulted in Wilvo Virus Performance KTM’s Shaun Simps....
Many Battles Will Go To the Wire at Cusses Gorse BYN Finale
Wednesday September 21, 2016
This weekend the Thor ACU British Youth Nationals head to Cusses Gorse, Salisbury for the final round of the 2016 Championship to conclude another fantastic year of racing for the best junior motocross riders in the country. It’s been a season ....
European Finals at Santa Pod Raceway
Wednesday September 21, 2016
All four classes went to the final race of their class to decide who became the 2016 European FIM Champion.  Rain, washed out Saturday’s qualifying sessions.  There was a huge crowd for the Friday night qualifying session and race day....
APIRA Open Sports Nationals at Shakespeare County Raceway
Wednesday September 21, 2016
Heavy downpour of rain, flooding the start area and pits stopped the qualifying sessions on Saturday afternoon.  Warm and sunny weather on Sunday and Monday saw some close races.
World Champions and legends all set for Gold Cup celebrations
Tuesday September 20, 2016
This weekend not only marks the 70th anniversary of racing at Oliver's Mount and 50th anniversary of the Auto 66 Club; we will also be remembering the great rider - Steve Henshaw, who tragically lost his life 27 years ago. The number 27 is ....
Regal Hodgson Reigns at Rednal
Tuesday September 20, 2016
Rednal Karting a few miles outside Oswestry in Shropshire was the perfect back- drop for Round 8 of the ACU British Supermoto Championship. A tight twisty tarmac section with nearly 50% of the circuit comprising of a mixture of jumps and fast dirt se....
Dabill Claims ACU RT Keedwell British Solo Trials Championship at Round 9
Tuesday September 20, 2016
With two rounds of the RT Keedwell sponsored ACU British Solo Trial Championship still to go James Dabill has claimed his seventh ACU British Title with a fine but close victory at last weekend’s Tynemouth 'Reed Bowl' event.
British Grass Track Champions Crowned at Frittenden
Monday September 19, 2016
A good crowd witnessed the 2016 British Grasstrack Championships, held by GTSA at Frittenden, Kent. A great and tough looking lineup across all classes, saw some fantastic racing across the afternoon.
Close Action at the Dave Barkshire Motorcycles Two Man Enduro Championship Finale
Monday September 19, 2016
The 4th and final round of the Dave Barkshire Motorcycles Two Man Enduro Championship at Tye Farm Great Cornard organised by the Sudbury Motor Cycle Club produced some very close racing.  The track was in perfect conditions with the help of the ....
Ian Bell Memorial Meeting at East Fortune On The 8/9 October
Monday September 19, 2016
The North East Motorcycle Racing Club are to stage a meeting at East Fortune in memory of Ian Bell. Ian was a great supporter of the NEMCRC and attended East Fortune on a regular basis having scored many victories at the circuit.
Alba Takes Overall Again at Penultimate Round in Cornwall
Monday September 19, 2016
Last Sunday the Phoenix Tools Premier Motocross Championship made its way back down to Cornwall to Landrake Moto Parc for the penultimate round in the series and the final round of the Evo/Super Evo Championship. The track as usual had been prepped t....
Steve Holcombe Secures Enduro 3 World Championship as Brits Perform Well
Monday September 19, 2016
The ACU would like to congratulate 22 year old Steve Holcombe from Devon who recently claimed the Maxxis FIM World Enduro Championship Enduro 3 title after taking victory on the opening day of the AMV GP of France, held in Cahors. 
Monday September 19, 2016
With two rounds of the championship left some of the classes could be decided at the National Finals on the 24-25th September.
Thor British Youth Nationals Round 5 round up
Wednesday September 14, 2016
Well that’s a wrap on the penultimate round of the Thor British Youth Nationals, unfortunately due to the weather and track conditions on Saturday we were unable to run any races, however by Sunday the team had been out on track early Sunday mo....
Thorpe and Sword to race HydroGarden Weston Beach Race aboard Honda Africa Twins
Friday September 16, 2016
RHL Activities is excited to announce that Dave Thorpe and Stephen Sword will be taking on this year’s HydroGarden Weston Beach Race, which is being held on October 7-9, aboard the rather unusual choice of Honda Africa Twin machines.
Carl Bell and David Lillie to parade Ian Bell's Sidecar at Gold Cup
Friday September 16, 2016
Carl Bell has just confirmed that he will be doing a parade lap during the 2016 Oliver's Mount Gold Cup in tribute to his late father Ian who tragically lost his life at the Isle of Man TT races earlier this year.
Friday September 16, 2016
Following the recent announcement of the Provisional Motocross calendar for 2017 the ACU MX Department are pleased to confirm that for next season and beyond the British Premier Cup organised by LS Promotions will be run under the guidance of the ACU....
ACU British Grasstrack Championships head to Frittenden on Sunday
Wednesday September 14, 2016
A strong line-up for the British Grasstrack Championships head to Dig Dog Lane, Frittenden, Kent (TN17 2AX) this Sunday 18th September. All the action will start with practice at 11am and the first Race at 1pm
Skuse Back to Close Gap on Carter
Wednesday September 14, 2016
This Sunday September 18th the Phoenix Tools Premier Motocross Championship moves back down to Cornwall to the ever popular Landrake Moto Parc which will host the penultimate round in the 10 round series and with it the final round of the Evo/Super E....
Team GB Prepare to Battle it out with the World’s Best Supermoto Riders
Tuesday September 13, 2016
With just over six weeks to go until one of the highlights of the supermoto calendar Team GB riders Chris Hodgson, Jay Smith and Richard Blakeman are making final preparations to take on the challenge of the 2016 Supermoto of Nations.
RT Keedwell British Trials Championship heads to the new Venue of Shaftoe Crags
Tuesday September 13, 2016
This year’s R T Keedwell sponsored British Trials Championships takes in a new round for 2016. This is the event organised by the Tynemouth & District DMCC takes place this Sunday at Shaftoe Crags, near Belsay, Northumberland. The post....
James Shanes Crowned European Champion at Swingfield
Tuesday September 13, 2016
Sunday 11th September saw the Astra Grass Track Club host the 2016 FIME European Individual Grass Track Final at the ultra-fast Swingfield circuit near Folkestone in the south east of England.
Parker takes the title at Blaxhall
Tuesday September 13, 2016
Sunday saw the Woodbridge DMCC host their final Motocross event of the 2016 season as the penultimate round of the ACU Eastern Championship took place at Blaxhall. Over 150 riders took part in 12 action packed races in the autumn sunshine.
OLIVER’S MOUNT 70TH ANNERVSARY CELEBRATIONS
Monday September 12, 2016
The Auto 66 Club members have put a lot of work in over the past few months clearing pathways etc. at Oliver’s Mount in preparation for the record breaking crowd expected at the Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup on Saturday & Sunday 24th....
Great Britain make it four wins in a row
Sunday September 11, 2016
Great Britain’s Women extended their winning run in the FIM Women’s Trial des Nations when they were once again victorious earlier today at the most recent edition of the team competition staged in the French mountains at the ski resort o....
Bristow signs off with 100% record
Saturday September 10, 2016
Confirming her place at the top of the rankings, recently crowned 2016 FIM Women’s Trial World Champion Emma Bristow – Sherco signed off the current series with her 100% winning record intact after she claimed victory at the final event i....
Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship Finale heads to Foxhill
Monday September 12, 2016
Foxhill Motocross Track will host the eighth and final round of the 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean on Sunday September 18th. This iconic venue with its huge jumps and crazy steep climbs and drops meanders around....
Natterjack BEC Changes Venue for 2016
Friday September 9, 2016
Just over a week to go until the penultimate round of the 2016 ACU British Enduro Championships hosted by the REME Enduro team. Entries are nearly full so before you read on, secure your place by entering online at the ACU member’s portal!
World famous stunt rider Robbie Maddison is heading to the HydroGarden Weston Beach Race
Friday September 9, 2016
RHL Activities is proud to announce that worldwide motorcycle stunt sensation Robbie Maddison is heading to the HydroGarden Weston Beach Race on October 7-9 2016.
New Chairmanship for the ACU Motocross Committee from 2017
Thursday September 8, 2016
With the 2016 Motocross season heading towards the closing stages, the ACU Motocross Committee have been carefully planning for the future with the election of a new Chairman for the 2017 season and beyond. 
Flying Dutchmen hopes to make it four-in-a-row at FIME European Grass Track championships
Tuesday September 6, 2016
Eighteen of Europe's top solo Grass Track riders head to Kent this weekend for Sunday’s FIME European Individual Grass Track Final, where one of them will be crowned 2016 European Champion.
Eight Moor Champions Crowned At Darley
Tuesday September 6, 2016
The penultimate round of the Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Club Championship was held on Sunday 4th September) and it certainly provided an excellent days racing with perhaps the Formula 600 machines stealing the limelight from the other classes.
Tuesday September 6, 2016
The final round of the 2016 European FIM Championships take place this coming weekend at Santa Pod Raceway starting on the 8-11th September.
Freeman Claims ACU GBXC British Sprint Victory at Westwood for the Final Round
Monday September 5, 2016
The final ACU GBXC British Sprint Championship weekend of the season saw the Fast Eddy entourage head north to Westwood near Sheffield to a pure woodland course that was tight and technical, which certainly suited Brad Freeman as he took six out of t....
Morland Claims ACU Eastern Enduro Title
Monday September 5, 2016
Every round this year of the G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/ACU Eastern Enduro Championship has thrown up surprises and the fifth and final round last Sunday held at Butley by the Woodbridge Motor Cycle Club was no exception.
ACU Eastern Motocross Championship heads to Blaxhall this Sunday
Monday September 5, 2016
This Sunday (11th September) sees the Woodbridge & DMCC host the penultimate round of the ACU Eastern Motocross Championship at the Blaxhall circuit near Woodbridge with the event being supported by Orwell Truck and Vans. A 160 rider strong entry....
Monday September 5, 2016
The Wirral Hundred club’s season ends with its traditional ‘Anglesey Grand’ meeting over the weekend of 8th & 9th October. Again sponsored by ifm-moto.com, the Grand, celebrating its 23rd anniversary, will be run over two 12-lap....
Bristow Secures Third Straight Title
Monday September 5, 2016
Britain’s Emma Bristow –Sherco secured her third straight FIM Women’s Trial World Championship as she dominated proceedings on the second and final day of the Italian Grand Prix held in Chiampo. With four wins from four starts, this....
Weeden and Dudgeon in last lap Senior thriller
Friday September 2, 2016
Maidstone’s Tom Weeden won one of the closest finishes in Manx Grand Prix history, clinching the Full Factory Winnerswear Senior Manx Grand Prix by less than a second from Andrew Dudgeon after 150 miles of racing around the Mountain Course, add....
Pembrey proves popular, and gives proper close racing......
Friday September 2, 2016
This penultimate round of 2016 sees us at with two days at Pembrey on the 17th and 18th September. The 1.456-mile track that has a bit of everything, from the flat out Woodlands kink to the hard-on-the-brakes Hatchet's hairpin. The two hairpins that ....
Lots of freebies for Weston Beach Race riders
Thursday September 1, 2016
This year’s HydroGarden RHL Weston Beach Race, which takes place on 7-9 October 2016 on Weston-Super-Mare seafront, is set to be better than ever and competitors will receive a bumper pack of goodies just for taking part in this exciting event.
Bristow looks to extend winning run
Thursday September 1, 2016
Reigning FIM Women’s Trial World Champion, Britain’s Emma Bristow – Sherco heads to San Pietro Mussolino, Italy this weekend to contest the second round of the 2016 series, Emma having taken confident victories on both days of compe....
Thursday September 1, 2016
Chris Mort (Honda 600) added three more wins to his season’s tally to retain his Crewe and South Cheshire club’s 450-1100cc title at the fourth and final round of this year’s series at Tonfanau.

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