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Latest News Articles: July 2017 News

 


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Team GB have a Junior Motocross World Champion
Monday July 31, 2017
The World Junior Motocross Championship came to close on Sunday at the Lange Motokeskus circuit with Team GB giving some outstanding racing to watch and saw them ride their hearts out for their country and the ACU.
Team GB Perform well at day one of the World Junior Motocross Championship
Saturday July 29, 2017
Well done to ACU Team GB for some outstanding racing throughout the day in very competitive classes against the rest of the world’s elite youth riders.
Graeme Irwin goes for Gold at Preston Docks Maxxis
Friday July 28, 2017
Graeme Irwin goes into this Sunday's seventh round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean at Preston Docks knowing he could leave at the end of the day as the new MX1 champion.
The Allan Jefferies Trophy Trial - Cancelled
Thursday July 27, 2017
It is with disappointment and regret that Bradford and District Motor Club must announce that our 2017 Allan Jefferies Trophy Trial has been cancelled. This decision was not taken lightly.
Bemsee at Oulton Park Next weekend!
Thursday July 27, 2017
Bemsee head to the fabulous Oulton Full Circuit next weekend for their next event and will feature all its key Club classes.
Motocross Committee Hearing – 26th July 2017 – Ben Watson
Wednesday July 26, 2017
A hearing of the Motocross Committee was convened at ACU House Wood Street, Rugby, CV21 2YX on 26th July in accordance with the ACU National Sporting Code 10.03.2.1.
Josh Coppins is coming to Preston Docks for Maxxis ACU British Motocross
Wednesday July 26, 2017
Kiwi legend Josh Coppins will race as a wildcard at round seven of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean at Preston Docks on July 30.
Team GB on the countdown for World Junior Motocross Championship
Tuesday July 25, 2017
With the countdown to the World Junior Motocross Championship well underway, RHL Activities is in full action preparing Team GB alongside RMJ Academy in readiness for the event, which takes place in Estonia on July 30.
A double for the lady at Mallory Park
Tuesday July 25, 2017
Jodie Fieldhouse became the first female rider to score an outright race win at an East Midland Racing Association meeting since the days when Cat Green and Sam Burman were club champions, and she did it not once but twice at Mallory Park on Sunday. ....
Tuesday July 25, 2017
It is with regret that Llanfyllin Motor Club are cancelling the ACU Classic Trial Championship round due to take place this weekend at Foel Llangadadfan, Welshpool.
Brown and Millard take Triple Victory at Dean Moor
Tuesday July 25, 2017
The fourth round of the Maxxis British Sidecar cross Championship took place at the Dean Moor motocross park in Cumbria just to the north of the Lake district. Although the weather forced the Iveston and Satley club to stop Saturday’s racing ea....
ACU Wessex Plant Hire Sidecar Trial Championship Returns Next Weekend
Tuesday July 25, 2017
After a break of nearly 3 months the 2017 ACU – Wessex Plant Hire Sidecar Trial Championship resumes with a double header on the 5/6th August.
Bluestones Charity Trial Raises over £1600
Monday July 24, 2017
The Bluestones Charity Trial was held at Blackshaw Moor Farm on Sunday and raised over £1600 for the Flash & Longnor First Responders.
Friday July 21, 2017
With the British Track Racing Championship and Youth Championships due to take place in September and October the ACU Track Racing Department would like to issue the following updates.
Winstanley Wins at Wigan
Friday July 21, 2017
A few weeks after the shock news that the Three Sisters race complex at Wigan had gone into receivership, all the British Supermoto paddock were relieved to find that round 5 of the championship was going ahead as planned. The North-West venue is sti....
Tough weekend for Brit’s at Strassbessenbach for World Sidecar Cross GP
Friday July 21, 2017
The eighth round of the Sidecarcross World Championships was held at the Strassbessenbach circuit in Germany last weekend. The current leaders, Bax / Musset, were determined to increase their lead over second placed Giraud / Mucenieks and ex champion....
The Adrian Flux British SGP takes over Cardiff again on Saturday
Friday July 21, 2017
The Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix takes over Cardiff again this Saturday as the sport’s biggest stars resume one of the all-time great World Championship battles.
ACU Classic Trial Championship on the 15th October - Cancelled
Friday July 21, 2017
It is with much regret that the ACU Trials and Enduro Department have to announce that the South Birmingham club have decided to withdraw the Greensmith Memorial trial as a round of the ACU Classic Championship.
Dean Harrison Adds His Name to Illustrious List
Thursday July 20, 2017
Bradford’s Dean Harrison won the coveted Manx Gas Solo Championship Race at the International Southern 100 Road Races becoming the 61st winner of the prestigious award since the races were first run in 1955.
ACU Confirm Zona 1 Wessex Plant Hire Sidecar Championship is on 29th October
Thursday July 20, 2017
The ACU Trials and Enduro department would like to confirm the date for the Wessex Plant Hire Sidecar Trials Championship round hosted by the Zona 1 club in October.
Wednesday July 19, 2017
Charlie Farrer arrived at Brands Hatch for the annual meeting on the iconic GP circuit at the top of the Team Green championship standings, and enjoyed a successful weekend by taking three race wins.
Wednesday July 19, 2017
It was a weekend of success for Manx riders in the Manx 2 Day Trial with Barry Kinley, taking his second premier solo class victory and Nigel Crellin & Chris Molyneux taking the Sidecar class.
Wednesday July 19, 2017
With the fourth round of the ACU/FSRA British Formula two sidecar championship hosted once again with the Wirral 100 club at the coastal circuit Trac Mon on Anglesey on Saturday/Sunday 29/30 July. This will be the tenth consecutive year that the FSRA....
Summernationals at Santa Pod Raceway
Wednesday July 19, 2017
Three rounds of qualifying sessions were completed on Saturday.  There was a minute silence for former Santa Pod track crew- member Ben Butler who passed away recently.  Rain fell at mid day and racing then continued until an incident in a ....
Wednesday July 19, 2017
The Berkhamsted, Hillingdon & Uxbridge and Kenton & Kingsbury MCC’s combined to run the South Midlands Tough Ten Trial, sponsored by Putoline Oils, for the 7th time on 16th July, 2017. After a long spell of rainless weather Clerk of Cou....
Four Wins for Shelley Again at Darley Moor
Wednesday July 19, 2017
Round 4 of the Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Championships provided yet another perfect day for racing and spectating on Sunday 16th July 2017 with some fantastic battles out on track throughout the 23 race programme.
Brit’s ride well at the Second Round of the European Enduro Championship in Estonia
Wednesday July 19, 2017
Nine British riders made the long trip to the second round of the European Enduro Championship among the Forests of Estonia. In the senior E2 class Jamie Lewis had an excellent weekend with a third place on day one followed by winning Day 2 saw him i....
Closed-road racing: Be part of the Classic TT & Manx Grand Prix support team
Wednesday July 19, 2017
Want to join us supporting riders racing around the famous 37.73 mile TT Mountain Course in the Isle of Man this August?  By volunteering to marshal as part of our team for the Classic TT and Manx Grand Prix, you’ll be close to the action ....
Mini OSET Champs at TRIALGP
Wednesday July 19, 2017
As the dust settles (literally) on a dry Parkwood Centre in Yorkshire, there are two dozen kids celebrating being awarded #Champ T’shirts and winners caps at TrialGP by a legend in the sport, Dougie Lampkin.
British Sidecar Cross and Quads head to Dean Moor this weekend
Wednesday July 19, 2017
This weekend the Iveston & Satley club will be hosting round five of the British Quad championships and round four of the British sidecarcross championships at their spectacular Dean Moor circuit in Cumbria.
Irwin and Kellett on top at Blaxhall
Tuesday July 18, 2017
Graeme Irwin (Buildbase Honda) raced to a dominant double MX1 win – his third in a row – at round six of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean at the Woodbridge club’s excellent Blaxhall circuit on Sun....
Holcombe to ride Hafren!
Tuesday July 18, 2017
After the very successful opening rounds of this year’s ACU British Timecard Enduro Championship taking place in Scotland & Helmsley, the series now heads to the old market town of Llanidloes in the heart of Mid-Wales over the weekend of 29....
Wootton Wins ACU British Sprint Championship Round at Bicton Farm
Tuesday July 18, 2017
Freestyle Husqvarna’s Joe Wootton is back on top form. He took the overall wins on both days of the ACU British Sprint Championships third and fourth rounds at Bicton Farm over the weekend. It was a close call on Sunday as a slip in the final t....
Venue Change for Final Round of Thor British Youth Nationals
Tuesday July 18, 2017
RHL Activities, the promoters of the Thor British Youth Nationals would like to announce that due to rider feedback, the final round of the championship on September 2 and 3 will now be held at Pontrilas, Hereford. 
Marshal Receives Long Service Award
Monday July 17, 2017
The Southern 100 Marshals Association has honoured one of its long-serving marshals during this year’s Isle of Man Steam Packet International Southern 100 Road Races.
Peter Maddison Master of Midshires Report
Friday July 14, 2017
2017 Peter Maddison Master of Midshires Grasstrack was held in front of a huge crowd on a glorious hot day in Ashorne Warwickshire. 
A record breaking Day as Josh is crowned the new King of Combe
Thursday July 13, 2017
The Castle Combe Grand National meeting has been anticipated for so long, since in fact the day it was announced that Guy Martin would be doing laps of the 1.86mile circuit on the iconic Honda-6. Also that the weekend would be a celebration of Mike H....
Skuse Takes Over Championship Lead
Monday July 10, 2017
Last Sunday the St Blazey Mx Premier Motocross Championship moved in to the second half of the series for round 5 at Little Silver Moto Parc, Exeter. As with most of the South West things had been very dry and humid, so a lot of water was put on the ....
Southern 100 Club President Derek Nicholson Passes Away
Monday July 10, 2017
It was with a heavy heart and much sadness that Southern 100 Racing received the news that Club President Derek Nicholson passed away on Saturday 8th July 2017 after a short illness.
Blaxhall Prepares for Maxxis British Motocross Blast Off
Friday July 7, 2017
Sunday 16th July and the Blaxhall Circuit near Woodbridge is the place to be, come and witness some high octane action, as the best Motocross riders from the UK and Europe compete in the sixth round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship su....
Banks-Browne dominates Wattisfield Hall Motocross meeting
Friday July 7, 2017
A record crowd watched the motocross action at Wattisfield Hall, in Suffolk on Wednesday evening, held in warm sunny weather. The Diss club were the hosts at the Annual GH Motorcycles sponsored event and had prepped the fast circuit to perfection, wi....
ACU British Sprint Championship Prepares for Round 3 and 4 at Bicton on July 15-16th
Friday July 7, 2017
Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2017 ACU British Sprint Championship are set to run at Bicton Farm on the outskirts of Shrewsbury in a couple of weeks’ time.
Michelin MX Nationals Moves to Sherwood for Round 4
Friday July 7, 2017
The next stop on the 2017 Michelin MX Nationals tour heads to Nottinghamshire this coming weekend for Round 4, at the new venue of Sherwood Mx Park found to the north east of Mansfield. The festival of motocross will as ever be contested over 2 days ....
Friday July 7, 2017
July and August will be a busy period for the Waltham Chase MCC as they plan to four events in the coming weeks. For more information about each event please see below.
Friday July 7, 2017
It is with regret that Westmorland Motor Club are cancelling the S3 Trials Championship round due to take place on the 16th July at ‘The Kentmere Valley’ in the Lake District.
ACU British ISDE Team Named
Friday July 7, 2017
Following many discussions and negotiations – and with the ongoing commitment to the EnduroGP season creating issues for several top British riders – the ACU has named the following British teams:
Great Racing at Round 4 of the Judd British Premier Cup
Friday July 7, 2017
With the weather spot on, paddock entertainment on tap, and a cracking well prepared circuit to go at, round four of the British Premier Cup absolutely smashed it at Warmington Lane Cheshire last weekend.
Jonny Walker excited to race HydroGarden Weston Beach Race 2017!
Thursday July 6, 2017
RHL Activities is pleased to announce that KTM Enduro Factory Racing extreme enduro star Jonny Walker is eager to improve on his debut performance at the HydroGarden Weston Beach Race last year, and has entered again for the event on October 13-15 20....
All female crew awarded the Susuan Jenness Trophy
Thursday July 6, 2017
The TT Supporters’ Club is delighted to announce that the Susuan Jenness Trophy, awarded in recognition of the most meritorious performance by female competitors at the TT, is to be presented jointly to the French sidecar pairing of Estelle Leb....
Petrol Bikes Versus eBikes at the Southern 100
Thursday July 6, 2017
The ‘Lightweight’ Class races on the Billown course have produced close, exciting races over the years and this year appears to be no exception to the rule with two races taking place on the Tuesday evening and on the afternoon of Champio....
ACU South Eastern Motocross Championship heads to Staplecross for Round 4
Thursday July 6, 2017
On Sunday 30th July Gest Hastings MCC will be hosting the fourth round of the ACU South Eastern Motocross Championship at the Staplecross Circuit. The meeting will be run in conjunction with the Sidcup MCC.
Wednesday July 5, 2017
James Evans increased his lead in the Crewe and South Cheshire club’s 401-1100cc championship to 17-points in the third round of the series at Tonfanau, with two runner-up spots. Once again, though, it was reigning champion, Chris Mort (Honda 6....
Nora-MX Round 6 at Milton Park Cancelled
Wednesday July 5, 2017
It is with great regret that Nora-Mx are unable to run Round 6 this weekend at Milton Malsor due to the site being occupied by travellers since yesterday.
RHL Activities to run the ACU Team GB for the FIM World Junior Motocross Championship
Wednesday July 5, 2017
RHL Activities is pleased to announce that it has been asked by the Auto Cycle Union to run this year’s Team Great Britain at the FIM World Junior Motocross Championship, which takes place on July 30 in Estonia.
Team GB head straight to the Final of the Speedway World Cup after Victory at Kings Lynn
Tuesday July 4, 2017
Great Britain skipper Craig Cook led his country into the Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup Final and declared “we’re not going there to win a medal. We’re going to win.”
RT Keedwell British Trials Championship – Anthony Rew Report
Tuesday July 4, 2017
This Saturday saw riders in the R T Keedwell sponsored British Trials Championships head to the South
Rob Barber Wins Electric Motorcycle Title at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Tuesday July 4, 2017
Rob Barber has won the Electric Motorcycle class at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb held on Sunday 25th June in Colorado.
Michael Aims to Retain Solo Championship Crown
Tuesday July 4, 2017
Will three-time Southern 100 Solo Champion Michael Dunlop come away from the 62nd Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races with a coveted fourth title?
Premier Championship Lead Up For Grabs in Thornhills Absence
Tuesday July 4, 2017
This Sunday July 9th after a mid-season break the St Blazey Mx Premier Motocross Championship returns to Little Silver Moto Parc, Exeter for round 5 in the 8 round series.
Tuesday July 4, 2017
The seventh running of this increasingly popular prestige trial, organised by the Berkhamsted, Hillingdon & Uxbridge and Kenton & Kingsbury clubs will take place at its usual venue of Round Rocket Plantation, West Hyde Lane, Gerrards Cross, B....
Steve Lumley Planings Ltd Continues to support the Maxxis at Blaxhall
Tuesday July 4, 2017
With just over a week to go until the gates drop for the sixth round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean at Blaxhall Circuit on Sunday 16th July. It is with great pleasure that the Woodbridge and DMCC club are able....
Tough Weekend of Racing for the Brit’s at the Sidecarcross GP at Iffendic, France
Tuesday July 4, 2017
The sixth round of the sidecarcross world championships was held at Iffendic  in north west France and previous experience had shown that it favoured those outfits with the sidecar on the right so the four British crews would have to work even h....
Trials National Clerk of the Course Seminar
Monday July 3, 2017
The ACU will be hosting a Seminar for National Trials Clerks of the Course on 15th July at the ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2YX starting at 10am. This course is for applicants and officials looking to renew their existing Nationa....
Voice of the Southern 100 to Hang Up Mic
Monday July 3, 2017
Maurice Mawdsley, the long-time ‘anchor-man’ of the race commentaries at the Southern 100 International Road Races has decided to hang-up his microphone - having been ‘the voice of the friendly races’ for 28 years.
2017 Oliver's Mount Cock O'The North Race Report
Monday July 3, 2017
The 2017 Oliver's Mount Cock O'The North will be remembered as a fantastic event, with on track drama throughout the weekend. Saturday afternoon and it was time for the first race. With the sun shining on the Mount it was time for the green lights.&n....
Foxwood Ceramics puts Cash on the Line for the Holeshot Awards at Blaxhall
Monday July 3, 2017
Following the recent announcement of Orwell Truck and Van supporting the Maxxis British Motocross event at Blaxhall on July 16th, the Woodbridge and DMCC are now pleased to announce the return of the Foxwood Ceramics Holeshot Award thanks to the cont....
Sidecar Champions Ready to Renew Rivalry at the Southern 100
Monday July 3, 2017
The current Southern 100 Sidecar Championship driver, Tim Reeves returns to the Billown Course to defend his Championship Title, with 2015 winning passenger, Mark Wilkes back in the chair.

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