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The ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship 2017
Friday December 23, 2016
British Extreme Enduro will come of age in 2017 with a series of events at five of the wildest venues in the UK beginning on January 15th at Tong near Bradford.
2017 ACU Handbook
Thursday December 22, 2016
The 2017 ACU Handbook is now available to download.  After the Christmas / New Year break, the Handbook will be uploaded onto the ACU website and also split into smaller more manageable sections pertinent to each discipline etc. To download a co....
British motorsport could end due to EU ruling
Thursday December 22, 2016
Joint statement from the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA), the Amateur Motor Cycle Association (AMCA) and the Auto-Cycle Union (ACU)The outcome of a government consultation on a piece of EU insurance legislation could end motorsport in the UK.
HydroGarden Weston Beach Race Early Bird Offer Ends Soon
Wednesday December 21, 2016
It’s the countdown to Christmas and RHL Activities’ early bird entry offer for the 2017 HydroGarden Weston Beach Race, which will take place on the 13-15 October, will soon be ending!
‘The Martin Lampkin Indoor Memorial Trial’ heads for Sheffield on January 7th 2017
Wednesday December 21, 2016
Multi British Champion, recent Scott winner, Sheffield veteran and World No 7 James Dabill will be making his Gas Gas debut at Sheffield, James will be hoping for another podium to kick-start his 2017 season. He joins the very best riders in the Worl....
Maxxis British Motocross Returns to Blaxhall on 16th July 2017
Tuesday December 20, 2016
Following the recent announcement of Woodbridge DMCC being awarded the ‘Organiser of the Year’ for 2016, the club are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement with Championship promoters, ACU Events that will see the Maxxis ....
Tuesday December 20, 2016
Following a hugely successful series of CTC/BRA training courses this year, Preston and District MCC have announced another list of dates for competitor training to take place in 2017.
Track Racing Committee give thanks to two long standing members
Tuesday December 20, 2016
The end of the 2016 racing season and calendar year sees some changes happening within the ACU Track Racing Committee (TRC) in preparation to the 2017 season. Following a long spell on the Committee both Peter Gregory and Dick Sullivan will be steppi....
Suzuki World MX GP Team Sign Up for Be Wiser Hawkstone International on 5th February
Tuesday December 20, 2016
HIMX are very excited to announce that they will have the entire Suzuki World MX GP team competing at the Be Wiser Hawkstone International on the 5th February 2017. The team which is run by multi World Champion Stefan Everts are excited to start thei....
Pro-Bolt offers a 10% discount to ACU Licence Holders
Monday December 19, 2016
Special Offer to ACU Members from Pro-BoltWe are pleased to announce that Pro-Bolt offers a 10% discount throughout our range to any registered ACU licence holder. When ordering, please have your registration details to hand.
Ken Lywood - RIP
Monday December 19, 2016
It is with great sadness that the ACU informs you of the sad passing away of Ken Lywood on the morning of Saturday 17th December. Ken was a former ACU Ltd Chairman during the early 90’s and also the ACU Motocross Committee Chairman in the late ....
Preston and District MCC launches new 125cc EVO class for 2017
Thursday December 22, 2016
A new low-capacity class has been launched by Preston and District MCC for the 2017 season, paving the way for a hugely-competitive series featuring a broad range of 4-stroke machines.
Sidecar CTC/BRA and Testday - 25th February
Thursday December 15, 2016
The BMCRC – Lydden Hill Sidecar Testday – Saturday February 25th 2017 Inc: ACU CTC/BRA Course for Sidecars.
Grab your VIP Silver Packages and VIP Silver Camping tickets now for the MXON 2017!
Wednesday December 14, 2016
The ultimate motocross event returns to Matterley Basin, Winchester for the 2017 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations on October 1st 2017. The world famous circuit, which has seen one of the biggest Motocross of Nations, 6 British Grand Prix's and....
Limited Number of Mike Hailwood Prints Available
Wednesday December 14, 2016
The ACU Benevolent Fund have a limited number of the specially commissioned prints of the TT legend Mike Hailwood from the 1967 Junior TT available for purchase.
Southern 100 Visitors Spend £1.4 million
Wednesday December 14, 2016
Visitors attending the 2016 Southern 100 International Road Races held on the Billown Course spent an estimated £1.4 million whilst on the Island, according to the latest survey carried out to help build a picture of the economic impact of moto....
Preparation Already in Place for the Third Extreme Enduro at Foxborough on the 2nd January
Monday December 12, 2016
Course preparations are taking place during the month of December for the third Extreme Enduro at Foxborough Quarry Sible Hedingham being organised by the Sudbury Motor Cycle Club.  This time the event is on Monday 2nd January a public holiday s....
Calling All Mini Bike Riders!!
Monday December 12, 2016
Join us in 2017 for the ACU Mini MX Championship hosted by Sussex Pit Bikes. An ACU affiliated club for two years; Sussex Pitbikes is the place for family fun and exhilarating racing.
Southern 100 Included in Two UK Road Race Championships Again in 2017
Monday December 12, 2016
The 2017 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races are once again to be rounds of two prestigious Road Race Championships organised by the Auto 66 Club.
Excitement Over New ACU Two Stroke Series
Friday December 9, 2016
One of the worst kept secrets has been released by the ACU when they announced that Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship will have two Stroke support class at four rounds in 2017.
ACU Track Racing Grading List – Second Draft
Thursday December 8, 2016
The second draft of the ACU Track Racing Grading List for 2016 is now online here following the initial feedback from Riders and Centre recorders. All riders are reminded to check their points for any errors and contact the Centre Recorder or Tracey ....
2017 Track Racing – British Grass Track Championship and Other Key Events
Wednesday December 7, 2016
Following the recent ACU Track Racing Open Forum, the ACU Track Racing Committee are pleased to announce the dates for the 2017 British Championship events.
2017 ACU British Classic Enduro Championship Organisers Required
Wednesday December 7, 2016
Following the confirmation of the ACU British Enduro Championship dates for 2017 the ACU Trials and Enduro Committee are currently looking for clubs that may be interested in incorporating a round of the ACU British Classic Enduro with their current ....
Haslam Claims Sunbeam MCC 75th Southern Experts Trial
Wednesday December 7, 2016
Hookwood Trials Club ran the Sunbeam MCC 75th Southern Experts Trial on Sunday at the popular Hookwood Trials Centre in West Horsley, Surrey. Solo competitors competed over three laps of twelve sections and in glorious sunshine, with a variety of ter....
Wild Westwood - The 2016 ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship Final Round
Wednesday December 7, 2016
As the year draws to a close the long-awaited finale of the 2016 British Extreme Enduro Championship arrived at Westwood near Sheffield to provide a surprising conclusion to this outstanding series, one where the Experts outshone the Pros for once to....
2017 British Enduro Championship Calendar Confirmed
Tuesday December 6, 2016
The ACU Trials and Enduro Committee are pleased to announce the calendar for the 2017 ACU British Enduro Championship. This year has seen the committee working alongside a Working Group comprising 15 members from within the ‘BEC Family’ t....
Monday December 5, 2016
Off Road Event Paperwork 2017 Please click on the links below to download the following documentation for 2017 Off Road ACU Events:Order Form for One Event Licences Order Form for One Event Licences - TrialsPermit Application....
Bumper Road Racing Season Ahead
Friday December 2, 2016
The Auto 66 Club are once again offering competitors a number of Club meetings. These cater for all solo and sidecar classes as well as different championships in 2017. The first championship will be the Northern Clubman’s which will be run at ....
Thursday December 1, 2016
Entries are now open for the 91st Wild & Woolly. As usual this takes place on Boxing Day at Arm Farm Blisworth. This is the oldest off-road race in the world that's still running, hard to believe it’s already run 90 times!

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