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Latest News Articles: January 2017 News

 


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2017 British Extreme Enduro Championship Gears Up for Round 2
Tuesday January 31, 2017
Cowm Shaping Up To Be a Cracker
Fuchs Silkolene to partner Oliver's Mount Racing for 2017
Tuesday January 31, 2017
Today, Oliver's Mount Racing are extremely excited to announce that we have just extended our partnership with Silkolene.
Stars come together for ACU Awards
Monday January 30, 2017
Saturday 28th January saw a whole host stars from all disciplines of Motorcycle Sport gather for the annual ACU Awards and Presentations Day at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham.
ACU S3 Parts Trials Championship Starts on February 12th
Friday January 27, 2017
With the prestigious ACU S3 Trials Championship due to kick off the 2017 season with the Colmore Trial on 12th February, the Trials and Enduro Committee are pleased to announce some major changes to this series.
Friday January 27, 2017
Waltham Chase MCC are holding their annual awards presentation, which includes the ACU Southern Centre Trials Awards, on Saturday 11th February at the Roddington Forge Music Club, Allington Lane, West End. SO30 3HQ
National Warm up Motocross meeting at Sherwood
Thursday January 26, 2017
For those looking to blow away the winter blues with a full on two day National warm up meeting, look no further than Sherwood on the weekend of February 18th 19th. This meeting will be hosted by LS Promotions and will feature all youth classes from ....
DEP Auto Challenge
Thursday January 26, 2017
All UK Auto MX parents and racers listen up
ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship Heads to Cowm
Thursday January 26, 2017
Round Two of the Championship set for action on February 5th.
Thinking of starting Road Racing
Wednesday January 25, 2017
NG Road Racing are hosting Road Race Competitor Training Course and Basic Rider Assessment courses
New and Old Sidecar Grasstrack Class Proves Successful in First Season
Monday January 23, 2017
Ever fancied taking up the sport of Sidecar Grasstrack, find out more here
Friday January 20, 2017
ACU South Eastern are running another regional Trials Clerk of the Course seminar on Saturday 28th January. The seminar will be starting at 10am and held at West Kingsdown Villiage Hall (near Brands Hatch).
Sam Sunderland – First Brit to Conquer the Dakar
Thursday January 19, 2017
On Saturday 14th January, 27 year old Sam Sunderland created history by becoming the first ever British rider to win the Dakar Rally. After 12 gruelling stages held across 13 days of riding the Dubai based Brit crossed the finish line to take victory....
Wednesday January 18, 2017
Normandale Masters Trials Championship kicks off on February 5th
Wednesday January 18, 2017
Following recent communication with the Golden Valley MC club, they have notified the ACU Trials and Enduro Committee that they no longer wish for the Cotswold Cup event to be included in the ACU Classic Trials Championship.
Wednesday January 18, 2017
Mel Harrison round moves to the 17th September
Tuesday January 17, 2017
On Sunday 26th February the ACU will be holding a Regional Seminar for Motocross Clerks of the Course and Stewards for anyone that was unable to attend one of the seminars in their area.
Tuesday January 17, 2017
The ACU will be holding two seminars for Motocross Officials on Saturday 28th January at the Cranberry Centre, Eastleigh, SO50 5HT. The Seminars will be for Regional Motocross Clerks of the Course and Stewards, along with a separate seminar for ....
New Sponsors for the ACU Eastern Motocross Championship
Tuesday January 17, 2017
Bickers Lifting and HRM Boilers Support Local Motocross
Judd Racing British Premier Cup Prepares for busy Season
Tuesday January 17, 2017
Exciting year of motocross ahead at the Judd Racing British Premier Cup
No Limits Racing Job Vacancy - Motorcycle Racing Administration Assistant
Monday January 16, 2017
No Limits Racing (NLR) is looking for an articulate, confident, flexible and well-presented Administration Assistant with a real eye for detail to join our growing racing series.  The role will see the successful candidate providing professional....
Jarvis Claims Round 1 of the ACU British Extreme Championship
Monday January 16, 2017
The expected snow and bad weather never materialised and although the race started in wet weather, the day cleared and although the course remained wet and muddy. There was no heavy rain and even some sunny conditions.
Monday January 16, 2017
Since the release of the ACU Grass Track calendar for 2017 seasonthere have been a few concerns regarding the British Youth Championships beingstaged early in the season on the 7th May.
Be Wiser Hawkstone International 5th February - MXY2 Entry List
Monday January 16, 2017
HIMX are now in a position to announce the full line up on the MXY2 entry list, reserves can still apply. The MXY2 class is packed full of young up-and-coming Motocross talent and it will be great to see all these riders out in action at the Be Wiser....
Regulations & Entry Forms Available Now for Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races
Monday January 16, 2017
Regulations and Entry Forms for the Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races are now available to download from the organisers official website www.southern100.com.
Threat to Motorsport
Friday January 13, 2017
The ACU supports the Fight ‘Vnuk’ campaign
Thursday January 12, 2017
The ACU will be holding a seminar for Motocross Clerks of the Course and Stewards this Sunday (15th January at the Cedars Hotel Stowmarket IP14 2AJ. The seminar is for both renewals and new licence holders and will start at 9:30am. In the aftern....
Thursday January 12, 2017
Following the recent announcements regarding the dates for the ACU British Grass Track Championship and the ACU British Clubman’s Championship (Masters Qualifier) the ACU Track Racing Committee would like to announce a date change for the Briti....
Thursday January 12, 2017
Derby Phoenix are holding their Annual Championship Awards Dinner and Dance on 4th February 2017 at the Yew Lodge Hotel in Kegworth. The bar opens at 5pm and meal commences at 6.30pm prompt.
The Best Just Got Better
Wednesday January 11, 2017
As Paul Edmondson puts the finishing touches to the course for the opening round of the 2017 ACU Fast Eddy British Extreme Enduro Championship at Tong near Bradford, great news reaches us that the legendary Paul Bolton is fit and in the start line up....
Sheffield Fantastico
Wednesday January 11, 2017
A packed house of motorcycle trials enthusiasts packed Sheffield Arena to witness yet another four hours of scintillating trials action. 20 times World Champion Toni Bou headed up the show, supported by world number two and last year’s King of ....
Steam Packet Company Discount Scheme Aims to Attract More Southern 100 Marshals
Tuesday January 10, 2017
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and Southern 100 Club hope a new travel discount scheme will boost marshal numbers at the ‘friendly races’.
Michelin MX Nationals Prepare for the 2017 Season
Tuesday January 10, 2017
The Michelin MX Nationals team are pleased to finally announce the six venues that will be hosting our events as part of the 2017 championship. We hope you like what we've got in place as we prepare for the fourth season of the series.
Mel Pocock to race Hawkstone International
Monday January 9, 2017
REVO Husqvarna UK will make its race debut at the Be Wiser Hawkstone International on February 5 with Mel Pocock representing the new team in the MX2 class.
2017 Oliver's Mount Press Conference and Rider Chat Show
Monday January 9, 2017
On Saturday January 14th, the Auto 66 Club are hosting their annual Gala Dinner Awards at the Royal Hotel in Scarborough. With all the stars of road racing attending the evening awards, we thought it was the perfect weekend to organise a press confer....
Monday January 9, 2017
The Brighton National Speed Trials will return to the seafront again this year on Saturday 2nd September. The timed sprint event, which is sponsored by Frosts Cars, is an action-packed day out for all the family so save the date now.
THOR British Youth Nationals is ready for Racing
Friday January 6, 2017
The premier junior national motocross series, the Thor British Youth Nationals, is gearing up for a fantastic new season where the stars of tomorrow will battle it out for supremacy in their respective classes.
2017 Weymouth Beach Race
Thursday January 5, 2017
Unfortunately the event won't be going ahead this Winter as there is no suitable date with correct tides, parking availability etc. before the end of February which is the cut off time when trade concessions build annual temporary structure....
Husqvarna Factory Riders Confirmed for Eddy’s X-treme at Tong on January 15th
Thursday January 5, 2017
Graham Jarvis, Billy Bolt and enduro rider Danny Mccanney are all ready for Round 1 - In what will be the biggest ever Eddy’s X-treme event so far, the Fast Eddy Team are pleased to announce not only the top riders but an incredible entry in al....
Trials and Enduro National Clerk of the Course Seminars - 21st and 22nd January
Thursday January 5, 2017
The ACU will be hosting Seminars for National Trials and Enduro Clerks of the Course during January at the ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2YX. This course is for applicants and officials looking to renew their existing National lic....
The Martin Lampkin Memorial Trial this Weekend
Wednesday January 4, 2017
It’s your last chance to get your tickets for this one-off event, when we will be saying our final farewells to one Yorkshires finest and our friend and Trials Superhero Martin Lampkin! It’s going to be a night of mixed emotions as we mar....
Ice One Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Racing MX GP Team Sign up for Be Wiser Hawkstone International
Wednesday January 4, 2017
HIMX have signed up the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team for the forthcoming Be Wiser Hawkstone International on the 5th February 2017. Third in the world in 2016, Max Nagl will lead the team which also consists of Gautier Paulin an....
New Chairman of ACU Ltd
Tuesday January 3, 2017
The ACU now have a new Chairman. John Collins has replaced Brian Higgins as Chairman of the ACU and his Chairmanship commenced as of 1st January 2017 for a period of two years. Details for John are given below:
Tuesday January 3, 2017
The ACU Track Racing Committee is pleased to announce that the 2017 ACU British Clubmans Grass Track Championships (Masters Qualifier) will be run by the Pickering and DMCC. The club plan to use their track at Riseborough near Pickering in North York....
Frost takes Sudbury Extreme Enduro Victory
Tuesday January 3, 2017
Conditions were perfect for the third Extreme Enduro at Foxborough Quarry Sible Hedingham organised by the Sudbury Motor Cycle Club, the rain the previous day didn’t have any affect and the sun shone all day.  One disappointment the 2016 B....
Laurie Bird Memorial Trial Report
Tuesday January 3, 2017
The tenth running of the Laurie Bird Memorial Trial was staged at Butley, Suffolk, and was the final round of the 2016 Eastern Centre Pre-70 Championship. The challenge for the 82 starters was to complete four laps of 12 sections, with three routes a....
Tuesday January 3, 2017
After a period of consultation with its riders, the Wirral Hundred club has announced the introduction of a ‘Pre-Electronics Powerbikes’ class for over 700cc machines manufactured in the period 1998 to 2008. Essentially the bikes must hav....
Neville Bradshaw Claims 91st Wild & Woolly
Tuesday January 3, 2017
The Northampton Motorcyclists Club annual Wild & Woolly scramble is undisputedly the world’s oldest off-road motorcycle race that’s still running. The 2016 Boxing Day event was incredibly its 91st time of running.  For the second....
Tuesday January 3, 2017
Now is the time to renew your number for 2017. If you want to ensure you keep the same number for the 2017 season, you must renew it by 31st January 2017 at the latest. NO NUMBERS WILL BE HELD AFTER THIS DATE.
New Year’s Honours - Southern 100 Stalwart Awarded MBE
Tuesday January 3, 2017
Southern 100 Stalwart Phil Taubman has been awarded an MBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours List for services to Motorcycle sport and the Manx Community.
Jack Peace Wins Pinhard Trophy for 2016
Tuesday January 3, 2017
The Sunbeam MCC is delighted to announce that 16 year old Trials Rider Jack Peace has been adjudged the winner of The Pinhard Trophy for 2016. 
Applications for ISDE Club Teams –Brive, France 2017 – (August 28th- September 2nd)
Wednesday January 4, 2017
The Trials and Enduro Committee would ask that any ACU Club interested in sending a Club Team to the ISDE in Brive, France next year should contact Mary Kerr at the ACU HQ - mary@acu.org.uk - as soon as possible to register their provisional int....
Friday January 20, 2017
Each Commercial Coach has signed up to:the ACU Child Protection Code of PracticeThe ACU Ethical CodeThe ACU Training Manual - Best Practice Guidelines All ACU Commercial Coaches carry First Aid qualifications and £10 million public li....

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