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Latest News Articles: February 2017 News

 


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MWTRA Winter Cross Country Forest Challenge 2016/2017
Tuesday February 28, 2017
MWTRA are running the Final Round of the ever popular Winter Cross Country Forest Challenge 2016 / 2017, the route used will be one that we have not used for many years and will have a lap of hopefully between 12km and 15km long making for an enjoyab....
ACU 50cc Road Race Championship prepares for 2017
Tuesday February 28, 2017
The ACU are supporting a 50cc Championship in 2017 for Freetech and Classic machines at six circuits in the UK.  The championship is open to all riders except the rounds at Aberdare Park which is restricted to National licence holders only. From....
Thundersport GB Heads to Brands Hatch on the 4th/5th March
Tuesday February 28, 2017
4th and 5th of March is the date to mark your calendars, for Brands Hatch is pleased to present the fantastic annual motorcycle racing event that is Thundersport GB.
Billy Bolt Claims Eds of the Valley Victory at ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship
Tuesday February 28, 2017
Billy Bolt finally got what he deserves, his first major Extreme Enduro win, at Abbeycwmhir on Sunday.
Wirral Hundred’s Busy Weekend to start the 2017 Season
Monday February 27, 2017
The Wirral Hundred club’s season starts with a triple-header at Anglesey on 25th & 26th March.
ACU British Solo Trials Championships kicks into action for 2017
Monday February 27, 2017
With sponsorship once again provided by RT Keedwell the British Trials Championships 2017 start once again this coming weekend at the Hookwoods Trials Centre. It is a Saturday event starting at 9.30 and as in previous years the trial will consist of ....
Kellett Takes Early Lead in Championship
Monday February 27, 2017
Last Sunday the opening round of the 2017 St Blazey MX Premier Motocross Championship took place at Little Silver Moto Parc, Exeter in front of what was a bumper crowd who were to witness some excellent racing on a track that was in prime condition f....
Friday February 24, 2017
Waltham Chase’s next event is the Beginners “Oakridge Copse” Trial on Saturday 4th March being held at Grimstead Rd, Alderbury. Post code SP5 3RQ gets you close to the venue and then look out for the “Arrows”.
MX Nationals Prepare for Season Opener at Fat Cat on 4th and 5th March - CANCELLED
Friday February 24, 2017
The opening round of the 2017 Michelin supported MX Nationals takes place on March 4/5th at Fatcat Motoparc on the outskirts of Doncaster (DN3 3EH). Over 280 riders have registered for the series across 7 classes, which take place over 6 rounds with ....
Southern 100 Competitor Honoured by Castletown Commissioners
Friday February 24, 2017
One of Manx Radio’s TT Commentator’s was rendered speechless during the 2017 Southern 100 Media Launch, held at the Morton Hall, Castletown.
Great Racing at LSMX Judd Racing British Premier Cup Warm Up Event
Friday February 24, 2017
Enjoying some of the best weather February had to offer along with a freshly modified much improved Sherwood circuit, LSMX and Judd Racing hosted a National warm up meeting last weekend.
Sad Death of Jack Ward
Friday February 24, 2017
Southern 100 Marshals Association was saddened to learn of the passing of long-time marshal at the three races held on the Billown Course Jack Ward on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 at the age of 91.
500cc Sidecar Super Series is Ready for 2017
Friday February 24, 2017
The 500cc Sidecar Association are delighted to be able to announce the 2017 500cc Sidecar Super Series is GO!
RHL Activities to host Round One of the Maxxis British Championship
Friday February 24, 2017
RHL Activities is excited to be organising round one of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship at Culham Moto Park in Abingdon near Oxford on March 12.
Southern 100 Announce New Life Member
Thursday February 23, 2017
At the recent Southern 100 MCRC Annual General Meeting, Club Chairman Phil Taubman MBE., announced that long serving Committee Member and Director John Byrne was to be enrolled as a Life Member of the Club.
Can Tommy Searle miss the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship opener and still retain his MX1
Thursday February 23, 2017
The news broke this week that Tommy Searle will miss the opening round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship at Culham Moto Park on March 12 but that doesn’t mean the reigning MX1 champion has given up on the defence of his title.
Brad Vicars Receives Duke Newcomers Award
Wednesday February 22, 2017
Yorkshire's Brad Vicars was the 2016 Duke Road Race Rankings Best Newcomer in the 2016 Duke Championship won by fellow Yorkshireman Dean Harrison.
Paul Shoesmith Memorial Bench at the Joey Dunlop Foundation
Wednesday February 22, 2017
Not many people will be aware that Paul has been a great supporter of Joey Dunlop Foundation (JDF) for many years. The first time Kevin Quirk (Trustee of the JDF) met Paul was when he dragged his mate, James Whitham, to a JDF winter event in 2005. Ov....
Apico Factory Racing partners British Youth Nationals in 2017
Tuesday February 21, 2017
RHL Activities is pleased to announce that Apico Factory Racing will join forces with the premier junior motocross championship in the UK, the Thor British Youth Nationals for the forthcoming season.
ACU S3 Parts Trials Championship – Ineligible Riders
Tuesday February 21, 2017
With the ACU S3 Parts Trials Championship now started the ACU Trials and Enduro department would like to confirm the list of ineligible riders for the 2017 Championships. Ineligible riders are determined by their previous results in the ACU British S....
Carter Out to Defend Title at Opening Round at Little Silver
Tuesday February 21, 2017
This Sunday the newly sponsored St Blazey Premier Mx Championship kicks off with the opening round at Little Silver Moto Parc, Exeter. Registrations have been flooding in through the winter break and great interest has been shown in all classes which....
Mylchreest’s 60+ Years Association to Continue!
Monday February 20, 2017
Southern 100 Racing is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with the Mylchreests Group for the supply of the official cars for the Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races; the Radcliffe’s Post-TT Road Races and the Isle of....
The National Wallace Cup Trial 26th February 2017
Monday February 20, 2017
This Sunday will see the second round of the ACU British S3 Parts Trials Championship being hosted by the North Berks MCC as they run their Wallace Cup Trial. The trial will be starting at the Horse and Harrow Public House, West Hagbourne Oxon, with ....
A touch of Kras!
Friday February 17, 2017
The all-new ACU British Two-Stroke Motocross Championship could very well produce some of the most exciting race action we’ll see this season and fans can expect Mike Kras to be in the mix for race wins and the title.
Behind the vision of the Thor British Youth Nationals
Friday February 17, 2017
The Thor British Youth Nationals is the premier junior motocross championship in the UK. We took some time out to catch-up with Gareth Hockey, Director of RHL Activities, to find out just what the vision is behind RHL’s involvement in the serie....
Will Whatley win?
Thursday February 16, 2017
Former Maxxis ACU British MX1 champion Kristian Whatley hasn’t had the smoothest of starts to the season after jumping ship from his new MVR-D Husqvarna team but everything seems to have slotted into place for the 27-year-old.
Oliver's Mount continues partnership with Spada
Thursday February 16, 2017
Spada get on the grid for another northern town showdown.
Nora MX Quad Awards Evening
Wednesday February 15, 2017
Last Saturday saw the annual Awards Presentation evening attended by no fewer than 230 people who enjoyed an evening by our very own Nora Resident DJ and Entertainer ‘Stumpy’, along with Photo Booth opportunities and a professional Photog....
Latest Track Racing Newsletter Online Now
Wednesday February 15, 2017
The Latest Track Racing Newsletter is now online. Please click here to download your copy
ACU British Sidecar Speedway Championship
Wednesday February 15, 2017
Watch this space – Exciting NewsDuring recent weeks ACU Events Ltd has been in talks with a number of Speedway Promotors regarding the staging of the 2017 ACU British Sidecar Speedway Championship. After lots of planning ACU Events Ltd are plea....
ISDE FRANCE 2017 - ACU BRITISH TEAM SELECTION
Wednesday February 15, 2017
The 2017 International Six Day Enduro (ISDE) will take place in France during the period 28 August-2 September.
Date Changes for the ACU British Masters and Upright Championships
Tuesday February 14, 2017
The ACU Track Racing Committee would like to confirm that the date for the 2017 ACU British Masters Grass Track Championship has been changed to the 10th September. Due to an issue with land access on the original date the event has now been moved fo....
Start up time for the Classic and Trail guys
Monday February 13, 2017
With the advent of March and hopefully with it an improvement in the weather comes news of the opening rounds of the ACU Classic Trials Championship (formerly the Sammy Miller series) and the ACU Trail bike Championship.
Young guns fully loaded for Maxxis MXY2!
Friday February 10, 2017
The Maxxis ACU British MXY2 Championship is always super-competitive and going on the evidence of last Sunday’s HIMX youth races this year will be no exception.
Watson and Nicholls ready for Culham opener
Friday February 10, 2017
With the opening round of the 2017 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship less than five weeks away there’s a sense of confident calm under the Hitachi KTM UK awning.
Derek Yorke - RIP
Friday February 10, 2017
The sport of sidecar racing sadly lost a great campaigner in January with the passing of Derek Yorke. Few riders  – either on solo or sidecar – can have achieved such a successful and lengthy career as he enjoyed and who won many tit....
ACU suspend two Riders for False Details
Friday February 10, 2017
At a recent Hearing of the ACU Motocross Committee held at ACU House in Rugby, two Motocross riders have been suspended from competing at ACU events and subsequently fined after committing and being party to a fraudulent act at an ACU permitted event....
Motocross Officials Seminar – Sunday 26th March
Friday February 10, 2017
The ACU will be holding a Regional Training Seminar for Motocross Clerk of the Course/ Stewards & Off Road Technical Official in the East Yorks Centre on Sunday 26th March 2017.
ACU Training Seminar for Technical Officials
Friday February 10, 2017
The North East Motorcycle Club will be holding an ACU training Seminar for Technical Officials at the Club House, Billy Mill Lane, North Shields on Saturday 18th February 2017 commencing at 10.00am. The postcode for the venue is NE29 8LP. Light refre....
Powys Trophy Trial Entries Open
Thursday February 9, 2017
Regulations are now available for the Powys Trophy Trial the third round of the ACU S3 Parts National Trials Championship on the 16 March. The trial utilises the massive Foel Forestry in Mid Wales featuring superb rocky streams and climbs and a good ....
Thursday February 9, 2017
The ACU is pleased to announce that a Seminar for Road Race Registered Technical Officials will take place on Sunday 26th February 2017
2017 TT Ben Fund Badge Now Available
Monday February 13, 2017
The 2017 TT Ben Fund badge (pictured) is now available at a cost of £3 and is available from the ACU Office in Rugby.
Sponsors Lined Up For British Quad Cross Series
Wednesday February 8, 2017
ACU British Quad Cross Series co-ordinator, Stuart Walker, has secured regional sponsorship for all six rounds of the 2017 championship series.
Early Pre TT Classic Entries Encouraging
Wednesday February 8, 2017
Regulations and Entry Forms for the 2017 Blackford Financial Services Pre-TT Classic Road Races have only recently become available and already race organisers have received over 100 entries which includes a number of newcomers to the popular races.
Nagl and Jonass take honours at Hawkstone International
Wednesday February 8, 2017
Sunday saw the motocross season burst back into action with the Hawkstone International taking place at the world famous Shropshire circuit. With a great line up of Grand Prix and International riders, the thousands of fans were treated to a fantasti....
Michelin continues into 2017 with Oliver’s Mount partnership
Tuesday February 7, 2017
Michelin has today announced the continuation of their partnership with Oliver’s Mount Road Race circuit. Situated in Scarborough, UK, Oliver’s Mount is the only road race circuit in England and Michelin is proud to be back as a part....
Ed’s Of The Valley next for the ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship
Monday February 20, 2017
The rounds of the 2017 ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship are coming thick and fast. With Tong and Cowm already completed there is just a weeksto go until the midpoint of the series, the third round, titled Ed’s Of The Valley in Mid Wales,....
Applications for 2017 ACU Under 23 Enduro Squad
Monday February 20, 2017
Reminder - Applications for the ACU Under 23 Enduro Squad close on March 15th, any riders interested should contact Mary Kerr at the ACU for forms Applications for the Under 23 Enduro Squad are now invited, primarily from riders competing in the....
Jarvis takes Victory at Round 2 of the ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship
Tuesday February 7, 2017
The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Racing duo of Graham Jarvis and Billy Bolt tightened their grips on the 2017 ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship at Cowm Quarry on Sunday by taking the top two spots in the Pro class around the toughest course ever l....
Monday February 6, 2017
Clive MCC are pleased to announce the opening of entries for the Welsh National rally, a Road Rally for all two or three wheeled machines.
New Members Join ACU Track Racing Committee
Monday February 6, 2017
At the first meeting of 2017, on Saturday 14th January, the ACU Track Racing Committee Chairman Dickie Staff welcomed two new members to his team. Tony Steele and Shaun Harvey will both join the existing Committee for an initial term of three years e....
Be Wiser Hawkstone International Motocross this Sunday
Friday February 3, 2017
This weekend sees one of the biggest Motocross events hitting the UK this year.
2017 ACU Trials Training Squad Applications
Friday February 3, 2017
In recent years, the ACU Trials & Enduro Committee has made the decision to change the emphasis for both the Trials and Enduro U23 Squads more to the form of direct financial support for rider development. This system has been a great success and....
Honda Brings The Honda Six To Castle Combe Circuit With Guy Martin
Friday February 3, 2017
The West Country’s biggest motorcycle race meeting, the Castle Combe Grand National which takes place at the Wiltshire track on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July 2017, will see the famous ‘Honda Six’ machine on track with Guy Martin.
Preston and DMCC gives donation to ACU Benevolent Fund
Thursday February 2, 2017
Preston and District Motorcycle Club have given a generous donation of £1000 to the ACU Benevolent Fund.
Thursday February 2, 2017
The Next Waltham Chase Trial is a “Club Easy Trial”, being held at Hut Hill on Saturday the 4th February. Gates are open from 9.30 with the Trial commencing at 11.00.
Oliver’s Mount and Yorkshire Air Ambulance join forces once again
Wednesday February 1, 2017
Auto 66 are delighted to announce that Yorkshire Air Ambulance will be their recognised charity for the forthcoming race season here at Oliver’s Mount.
It’s good to be BEC!
Wednesday February 1, 2017
The eagerly awaited new enduro season is quickly approaching, here is a brief rundown of what this seasons ACU British Timecard Enduro Championship has in store for us.

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