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Motorcyclists celebrate at Britain’s biggest 2016 biking festival
Monday November 28, 2016
Motorcycle Live 2016 came to a close on Sunday evening after nine spectacular days at The NEC in Birmingham, where 43 of the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturers displayed their new models as visitors were further entertained with interacti....
Thetford Forest - Illegal Riding. No excuses – Police taking action
Tuesday November 29, 2016
Norfolk & Suffolk Police and the Forestry Commission in East England are taking a very strong stance to anyone caught illegally riding on Forestry Commission Land in Thetford. Despite warnings, and the ACU earlier this year suspending a top Easte....
Maxxis ACU British Sidecar Cross Dates Confirmed for 2017
Thursday November 24, 2016
The ACU Motocross Department are pleased to announce that following the confirmation of the FIM World Sidecar Cross Championship dates for 2017, the ACU are now able to confirm the venues and organisers for the 2017 Maxxis ACU British Sidecar Cross C....
2017 ACU British Quad Championship calendar confirmed
Wednesday November 23, 2016
British Champion Mark McLernon will begin his title defense on home soil in 2017 after Desertmartin in Northern Ireland was confirmed as the venue for round one of next year’s series.
British Trials Bikes to ‘thump’ to Canada Heights
Tuesday November 22, 2016
The 27th running of the Jack Thompson British Bikes Trial will be at the famous Canada Heights Motocross course on Sunday 4th December. 4-stroke and 2-strokes, solo and sidecar all built when Britain was Great!  Well, the original bikes came fro....
ACU Track Racing Grading List - First Draft
Tuesday November 22, 2016
The first draft of the ACU Track Racing Grading List for 2016 is now online here. All riders must check their points for any errors and contact the centre recorder or Tracey Cossar at the ACU within the next 2 weeks.
McCanney takes win at GH Motorcycles/G&B Finch British Muntjac Enduro
Tuesday November 22, 2016
Sunday saw Diss MCC run the 9th and final round of the 2016 ACU British Enduro Championship with some 216 riders up for the challenge.
R&G Continues Racing Support to ACU Licence Holders
Friday November 18, 2016
Crash protection experts R&G continue their support for racing at all levels with discounts and a wide array of products for ACU licence holders for 2017. The base discount rate is 10% and Scottish and Irish competitors are also included, through....
Enduro GP returns to the UK
Friday November 18, 2016
Paul Edmondson signed on the dotted line last week to confirm that the Enduro GP of the United Kingdom will be running at Hawkstone Park on September 23-24th 2017.
Age Clarification for ACU Youth Trials
Thursday November 17, 2016
There have recently been a number of enquiries from the parents of youth trials riders to the ACU’s Trials and Enduro Committee about their offspring being allowed to move up or down the age class structure.
2017 MXoN Early-Bird Tickets on Sale now!
Thursday November 17, 2016
Grab your discounted MXoN tickets now from www.mxon17.com with early-bird discounts running until 31st December 2016.
Visit the ACU at Motorcycle Live
Wednesday November 16, 2016
Motorcycle Live opens its doors at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham from 19th November through to 27th November.
Woodbridge & DMCC announced as Maxxis Organiser of the Year for 2016
Wednesday November 16, 2016
The 2016 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean featured some of the closest racing in recent years as the Series was hosted by eight different Organisers, all ensuring their preparations for each round were of the highest q....
Trials and Enduro National Clerk of the Course Seminars
Wednesday November 16, 2016
The ACU will be hosting Seminars for National Trials and Enduro Clerks of the Course during December and January at the ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2YX. This course is for applicants and officials looking to renew their existing....
Bannon is King of the Hill at cold and stormy Cadwell
Tuesday November 15, 2016
The ACU/NoraSport British Supermoto Championship held its season finale at Cadwell Park near Louth in Lincolnshire. Surely the most charismatic road race circuit in the UK, known as the mini Nurburgring, no matter what the weather threw at the venue,....
Sixty Year Hailwood Commemoration At Castle Combe
Monday November 14, 2016
The West Country’s biggest motorcycle race meeting will once again take place with the Castle Combe Grand National being held at the Wiltshire track on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July 2017.
The Team Green Junior Cup for 2017 Tried & Tested Youth Road Racing
Friday November 11, 2016
The way to go for young riders seeking cost effective and fair competitionKawasaki uses "Team Green" as an overarching brand to support all its racing activities. So the successful THE TEAM GREEN JUNIOR CUP and moves into its sixth season with b....
Thursday November 10, 2016
Details are beginning to emerge of the plans for the revamped Manx 2-Day Trial. Having made the decision to move the long established event to a new date in July the committee have been working hard behind the scenes on various other aspects of the e....
Motorcycle Racer Magazine – Issue 193 on Sale Now
Wednesday November 9, 2016
Issue 193 of Motorcycle Racer Magazine is now on sale through the website! It’s a celebration of the fantastic performances by British riders across the world and Champions past and present.
Full entry for the GH Motorcycles Muntjac ACU British Enduro Championship Round
Monday November 7, 2016
The GH Motorcycles Muntjac Enduro on Sunday 20th November has a cracking entry for the final round of the 2016 ACU British Enduro Championship. Over 200 riders have entered with a large reserve list of disappointed riders.
Northampton MCC Final round at Long Buckby with the NGR Series – Race Report
Monday November 7, 2016
Northampton MCC were back at Long Buckby National track for the final round of the Northampton MCC Club Championships and the visiting NGR Series. Unlike the muddy start that was two weeks previously, this time the weather was perfect. Temperatures w....
Extreme Performance Bike Weekend at Santa Pod Raceway
Friday November 4, 2016
This would be the last ACU Championship round held at this event. 2017 sees the final round of the ACU Championships moving to the National Finals and another round moving to the Race, Rock n Ride meeting in May at Santa Pod.
The 2017 ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship
Friday November 4, 2016
Extreme enduro fans get your diaries out! The dates and venues for the 2017 ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship have just been released and the series now has five events spread across eight months.
National Finals at Santa Pod Raceway
Friday November 4, 2016
Two days of fine weather started with a slight delay on Sunday due to the early morning rain but by the afternoon there was a strong headwind and a decision was made to run the bikes over the 1/8mile course.
Extreme Value at Wild Westwood
Friday November 4, 2016
ACU British Extreme Enduro final round - December 3-4th - With just over a month to go before the final round of the 2016 ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship Paul Edmondson has released his master plan for the whole weekend and if it’s....
UK WorldSBK round confirmed for Donington – 26/27/28 May 2017
Friday November 4, 2016
Donington Park are proud to announce that the Leicestershire track will once again host the only UK Round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship next year, with the date confirmed for 26-28 May 2017.
Thursday November 3, 2016
ACU South Eastern are running a Trials Clerk of the Course seminar on Sunday 13th November (Remembrance Sunday) at The Olympic, Beechenlea Lane, Swanley, BR8 8DR starting at 9.30.
John Easty Memorial Trial Report 2016
Thursday November 3, 2016
The twentieth annual running of this event, which was also the penultimate round of the Eastern Centre Pre-70 Championship, was held at Bakers Lane Pit, Westleton. It was staged over four laps of 12 sections set out mainly on the steep wooded banks, ....
‘Best ever’ International Dirt Bike Show wows the crowds
Wednesday November 2, 2016
Visitors and traders have lauded this weekend’s International Dirt Bike Show as the best ever as tens of thousands packed in to Warwickshire’s Stoneleigh Park for the four-day spectacular.

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