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Latest News Articles: September 2017 News

 


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Auto Class confirmed for 2018 ACU British Youth Motocross Championship
Wednesday September 27, 2017
RHL Activities is pleased to announce that for 2018 an Auto class will be run within the ACU British Youth Motocross Championship.
11 Years in the Making: Motocross of Nations Returns to Matterley Basin
Wednesday September 27, 2017
The biggest event of 2017, the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations presented by FIAT Professional, is upon us at the amazing and historic Matterley Basin circuit in the UK. The 71st running of the event will bring 39 nations together from countri....
Wednesday September 27, 2017
The ACU Trials and Enduro Committee are again pleased to be able to offer free trials training to ACU licensed youth riders and all ladies/girls which will take place on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4 at Bracken Rocks, Holloway, near Matlock, Derbyshire.
Wednesday September 27, 2017
The North East Motor Cycle Racing Club are holding the Ian Bell memorial meeting at East Fortune over the weekend of Oct. 7/8th. Last year proved to be very popular with sidecar teams and it is hoped that will be more entries this year. 
NG Road Racing…. Thruxton Preview
Wednesday September 27, 2017
Allards... Campbell... Cobb... Seagrave... It's Thruxton time. Iconic corner names for an iconic circuit, and what better place for the final round of the 2017 NG Road Racing season than Thruxton.
Skuse Rides Precautious to Take Title at Final Round
Wednesday September 27, 2017
Back on Sunday 24th September the St Blazey Mx Premier Motocross Championship made its way down for the second time in the series to Landrake Moto Parc in Cornwall for the final round where all eight Championships were still to be decided. Rain was t....
Anglesey’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations for Harris and Napier
Tuesday September 26, 2017
The Wirral Hundred club and the British Racing & Sports Car Club combined on 24th September to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the Anglesey circuit. This was especially fitting as Wirral Hundred had run the first bike race meetin....
Tuesday September 26, 2017
There has been some facebook posts and emails sent recently referring to the ACU elections to Sports Committee’s and Directors at the forthcoming National Council meeting to be held at ACU House on Saturday November 11th 2017. The Directors are....
Nicholls Dominates at Blaxhall as Benstead and Morter step towards the ACU Eastern titles
Tuesday September 26, 2017
Sunday saw the Woodbridge DMCC host the sixth and penultimate round of the Bickers Lifting ACU Eastern Motocross Championship at Blaxhall near Woodbridge. The event was locally supported by Orwell Truck and Van as over 150 riders competed across the ....
RT Keedwell ACU British Trials Championship – Final Round Preview
Monday September 25, 2017
The R T Keedwell sponsored British Trials Championships reach their conclusion this Saturday and Sunday. The venue is the Bob Macgregor Trials Academy at Totherick Quarry, Dunlop East Ayrshire KA3 4EH. This superb facility which is to the South West ....
Dave Barkshire Motorcycles Two Man ACU Eastern Enduro Championship Final Round Report
Monday September 25, 2017
It was a sunny autumn day for the fourth and final round of the Dave Barkshire Motorcycles Two Man Enduro Championship at Tye Farm Great Cornard part of the double header for the Dave Roper Memorial Event staged by the Sudbury Motor Cycle Club. ....
Watson and Rauchenecker on Top of EnduroGP’s First Ever Cross-Country Race
Sunday September 24, 2017
At the end of a hugely physical three-hour cross-country race around the iconic Hawkstone Park venue, Pascal Rauchenecker (Husqvarna) and Nathan Watson (KTM) were the two big winners on day two of the FunnelWeb Filter GP of Great Britain. The EnduroG....
Holcombe and Garcia Win on Day One of the Funnelweb Filter EnduroGP of Great Britain
Saturday September 23, 2017
Steve Holcombe (Beta) made a winning start at the FunnelWeb Filter GP of Great Britain where the EnduroGP World Championship leader claimed a commanding win at the end of the series’ first ever enduro sprint. Placing 31 seconds ahead of runner-....
ACU Statement: International Gold Cup - Olivers Mount - Scarborough- Sunday 24th September
Monday September 25, 2017
Following two serious incidents which unfortunately resulted in a number of spectators being hospitalised, the decision was taken to abandon the remainder of the meeting following the second incident which took place in Race 3.  
Change of Venue and Date for the Evening with Team GB and Motocross Legends at the MXON
Monday September 18, 2017
The venue for the Evening with Team GB dinner will now be held on Saturday evening at the South Winchester Golf Club.
RPG Racing Sponsors Quad Classes at the Hydrogarden Weston Beach Race
Thursday September 21, 2017
RHL Activities is pleased to announce that it has partnered with RPG Racing as sponsors of the quad races for the 2017 HydroGarden Weston Beach Race, which takes place on October 13-15 in Weston-Super-Mare.
Thursday September 21, 2017
The seventh and final round of the 2017 A.C.U./F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship took place over the weekend 16th/17th September at Cadwell Park. The British F2 Sidecar Championship which was already decided after the penultimate round at Mall....
Witley 100 Long Distance Trial
Thursday September 21, 2017
Entries for the ever-popular Witley 100 Long Distance Trial are now open! The event is due to be held on 22nd October, starting at Down Farm, Odiham. The route encompasses over 100 miles of roads, tracks and green lanes as far south as Butser Hi....
Regulations available - GH Motorcycle and G&B Finch Muntjac Enduro
Thursday September 21, 2017
Regulations are now available for the Muntjac Enduro in Thetford Forest, the final round of the ACU British Enduro Championship.  The event, organised by Diss MCC, is one of the most popular long course forest enduros of the year. This is mainly....
Gilbert Looking to do Well on Home Soil
Thursday September 21, 2017
This Sunday September 24th the St Blazey Mx Premier Motocross Championship makes its way down in to Cornwall to the ever popular Landrake Moto Parc which will host the final round of the 2017 series.
Irwin Ready for Hydrogarden Beach Race Blast
Wednesday September 20, 2017
Graeme Irwin is this year’s ACU British MX1 Champion. He’s enjoyed an incredible season, which included a victory run of eight consecutive motos and he has certainly become the man to beat in the UK. A former HydroGarden Weston Beach Race....
Tuck and Sparkes take Victory at the Mel Harrison
Wednesday September 20, 2017
The Mel Harrison Sidecar National Trial on Sunday at Fellbeck, North Yorkshire, certainly opened a melting pot of opportunities in the championship standings.
Wednesday September 20, 2017
Gary Henning’s hopes of catching EDIasia Formula 400 championship leader Andy Gill took a hit over the course of the weekend at Cadwell Park, when he saw the 16 point gap extend to 43 after four races around the spectacular Lincolnshire circuit....
Wednesday September 20, 2017
The final round of the 2017 ACU Championships takes place on the 23rd-24th September at Santa Pod Raceway.
Abyss Entertainment 4x4 DJ Booth heads to HydroGarden Weston Beach Race
Tuesday September 19, 2017
RHL Activities is pleased to announce that Beat n Trak DJs, which is part of Abyss Entertainment, will be bringing their ultra-special DJ booth to entertain the crowds at the HydroGarden Weston Beach Race on October 13-15 2017.
Team GB Take on the World at the Supermoto of Nations
Tuesday September 19, 2017
With only a matter of days before the 2017 Supermoto of Nations, Team GB are busy making final preparations before leaving for Circuit Carole France. Situated just three kilometres from Charles de Gaulle airport this is one of the most accessible ven....
10 Champions Crowned & 6 of the Best from Shelley
Tuesday September 19, 2017
The penultimate round of the Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Championships took place on Sunday 17th September 2017 at the Darley Moor Motor Sports Centre and whilst there were ten champions confirmed for this season the headlines were written by j....
James Dunn Claims First EMX250 Victory on a 2 Stroke
Tuesday September 19, 2017
The last round of the EMX250 Championship was paired up with that of MXGP, MX2, and WMX on the challenging hillside of Villars sous Ecot at the weekend.
ACU Eastern Motocross Championship heads to Blaxhall this Sunday as Nicholls Returns to Action
Monday September 18, 2017
This Sunday (24th September) sees the Woodbridge & DMCC host the penultimate round of the Bickers Lifting ACU Eastern Motocross Championship at the Blaxhall circuit near Woodbridge with the event being supported by Orwell Truck and Vans. A 150 ri....
Snow, Hawkins & Wainwright confirmed to take on HydroGarden Weston Beach Race
Monday September 18, 2017
RHL Activities is pleased to announce that Alex Snow, Luke Hawkins and Howard Wainwright have signed up to compete at the notoriously tough HydroGarden Weston Beach Race on October 13-15 with the HydroGarden Honda Race Team.
Monday September 18, 2017
The Dave Roper Memorial Event is this coming Sunday 24th September being staged at Tye Farm Great Cornard Suffolk by the Sudbury Motor Cycle Club.  It is eight years since the death of former Chairman Dave Roper and the proceeds on the day goes ....
Brad Anderson to Challenge the Stars of EnduroGP at Hawkstone
Friday September 15, 2017
The summer break will come to an end in just over a week's time, EnduroGP will arrive at the legendary Hawkstone Park circuit in the UK. After the announcement of multi-champion David KNIGHT (GB - KTM)'s participation, Brad ANDERSON (KTM), the newly ....
World Enduro GP Heads to Hawkstone Park on the 23rd and 24th September
Friday September 15, 2017
The first ever Enduro GP of Great Britain, organised by the Fast Eddy Racing team at the World famous Hawkstone Park circuit is set to take place on the 23rd and 24th September.
2017 Oliver's Mount Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup September 23rd & 24th
Friday September 15, 2017
The 2017 Oliver’s Mount Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup takes place on September 23rd and 24th in the seaside town of Scarborough, North Yorkshire. With thousands of fans expected to flock to the only road race track in England, here is th....
Southern 100 Marshal’s Training & DVD Night
Friday September 15, 2017
The Southern 100 Marshals Association are holding a training and DVD night on Monday 02 October in the Civic Hall in Castletown, starting at 07.30 pm prompt.
Masterful British Masters Grasstrack Championship
Friday September 15, 2017
The pinnacle of British Grasstrack assembled in the Kent countryside at the weekend for the biggest Grasstrack event of the year, the British Masters which pitches the finest 500cc Solo talent against each other, and the most talented 1000cc Sidecar ....
RHL Activities contract extended for British Youth Nationals with ACU
Thursday September 14, 2017
RHL Activities are pleased to announce that following a recent meeting with the Auto Cycle Union, which took place in their offices in Rugby, the contract for RHL Activities to run the British Youth National Championship on behalf of the ACU has been....
A Celebration of 90 years of Grass Track in the UK
Thursday September 14, 2017
This special reunion event will be held at 6pm on Saturday 14th October at the National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, B92 0EJ.
FIAT Professional Becomes Presenting Sponsor for the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations
Thursday September 14, 2017
Youthstream is proud to announce that FIAT Professional will be the presenting sponsor of the 2017 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations in Matterley Basin, United Kingdom. The now Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations presented by FIAT Professio....
Thursday September 14, 2017
The penultimate round of the 2017 ACU/FSRA British Formula two sidecar championship took place over the weekend of the 9th/10 September at the “Friendly Circuit” Mallory Park. The forecast for the weekend was looking rather drab to say th....
Special Dunlop Tyre Offer for Hydrogarden Weston Beach Race Riders
Wednesday September 13, 2017
RHL Activities is pleased to announce a special offer in association with Dunlop for riders signed up to compete at the 2017 HydroGarden Weston Beach Race, which takes place on October 13-15 in Weston-Super-Mare.
Strong Weekend for the Brit’s at Rudersberg Sidecar GP
Wednesday September 13, 2017
As has been the case in the past the Rudersberg track near Stuttgart in Germany proved to be a happy hunting ground for the British teams. This was the penultimate round of the 2017 Sidecarcross world championships and all four British teams added to....
Winstanley and Hodgson tussle at Teesside
Tuesday September 12, 2017
The Teesside Autodrome, just a stone’s throw from the port at Middlesboro, provides a unique setting for a race track and the fast undulating course was improved dramatically with a completely new challenging dirt section including a double jum....
Penultimate Round Action Beckons for Darley Moor this Sunday
Tuesday September 12, 2017
The penultimate round of the Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Club Championship will be held on Sunday 17th September at the Darley Moor Motor Sport Centre, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire (DE6 2ET).
Tuesday September 12, 2017
The final round of the 2017 A.C.U./F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship will be the third time this season that the teams get to enjoy Cadwell Park once again. This past weekend saw the pairing of Team Founds Racing Peter Founds and Jevan Walmsle....
Clark wins Final ACU Eastern Enduro Championship Round
Tuesday September 12, 2017
There was excitement, suspense and drama at the sixth and final round of the G H Motorcycles/Husqvarna/ACU Eastern Enduro Championship at Butley Suffolk organised by the Woodbridge Motor Cycle Club.
Guy Martin to Take on Hydrogarden Weston Beach Race
Tuesday September 12, 2017
RHL Activities is excited to announce that mechanic turned motorcycle legend, world record holder and TV personality Guy Martin will line up to compete at the HydroGarden Weston Beach Race on October 13-15.
Kellett Dominant at Penultimate Round of Premier
Tuesday September 12, 2017
Last Sunday the St Blazey Mx Premier Motocross Championship made its way down to Whiteway Barton for the penultimate round of the series. This was only the second time this venue had been used in 2017 and the track was in prime condition. Rain had fa....
Monday September 11, 2017
Statement from the Clerk of the CourseHaving been on the ground at Canonbie over the weekend, we have had to make the difficult decision to cancel next weekends REME Enduro. The ground will not stand up with the sustained rainfall over the summer, an....
An Evening with Team GB and Motocross Legends at the MXON
Monday September 11, 2017
Enjoy a relaxed evening with some of British Motocross Legends and the 2017 Team GB Motocross of Nations riders on the Friday night of the MXON at Matterley Basin. Drink, Chat and Eat while the evening raises money for Team GB to have a competitive b....
Hydrogarden Weston Beach Race Winner Todd Kellett is Back and Means Business
Thursday September 7, 2017
Todd Kellett won last year’s HydroGarden Weston Beach Race three-hour adult solo race in emphatic style, and this year enjoyed a whirlwind close to his season by taking up the reins at the Hitachi KTM UK team and delivering his debut MX2 overal....
BEC debut for Gretna!
Thursday September 7, 2017
The ACU British Timecard Enduro Championship makes a return to Scotland with the eagerly awaited new venue at Gretna.
British Masters Heads to Swingfield this Sunday
Thursday September 7, 2017
This year’s British Masters Grass Track Championships for 500cc solo and 1000cc sidecars takes place this Sunday at Swingfield, Nr Folkestone in Kent. Hosted by the Astra Club the event features every top rider in the country in both classes, n....
NG Road Racing... Pembrey Race Report
Wednesday September 6, 2017
This Pembrey meeting was a weekend of two halves. Bright sunshine, great grip and lap record pace racing on Saturday, followed by high winds and heavy rain on Sunday. What it did do though was to allow great racing each day with more riders able to s....
3 legs not out. British Grasstrack Championships
Wednesday September 6, 2017
Although rain curtailed this event after three legs, the racing seen prior to the abandonment was some of the best seen in these classes all season. Riders rose to the challenge of taking on a slippery circuit at Ledbury Club’s excellent Pencom....
Shipton Takes Wildcard Entry for Premier Championship at Whiteway Barton
Wednesday September 6, 2017
This Sunday September 10th the St Blazey Mx Premier Motocross Championship makes its way down to Whiteway Barton, Kingsteignton in Devon for the penultimate round in the series. This will be only the second time this venue has been used this season w....
Wednesday September 6, 2017
The final round of the 2017 European FIM Championships take place this weekend at Santa Pod Raceway.  All four classes are still undecided and some may go down to the wire.
Beaney, Guthrie, Lancett, Beard and Wainwright crowned 2017 ACU Thor British Youth National Champion
Tuesday September 5, 2017
The Thor British Youth National Championship season finale at Pontrilas, Hereford certainly did not disappoint as Wal Beaney, Vinnie Guthrie, Dominic Lancett, Rossi Beard and Howard Wainwright were crowned 2017 champions after an outstanding weekend ....
Nominations Open for the ACU Datatag Commitment to Coaching Award 2017
Tuesday September 5, 2017
The ACU Training Department is inviting nominations for this year’s Award for the ACU Datatag Commitment to Coaching Award. Richard Newton, from Dover Challenge Motocross Project was the winner of the inaugural Award and was presented with his ....
Ron Soar – Spirit of the Manx
Tuesday September 5, 2017
The very popular winner of the 2017 Spirit of the Manx Award was Ron Soar from Loughborough, Leicestershire.
Nomination Open for the Pinhard Trophy
Tuesday September 5, 2017
Once again the Sunbeam MCC are seeking nominations for one of the UK’s most prestigious awards - THE PINHARD TROPHY which is in the gift of Sunbeam MCC
Top Notch! International Lincolnshire Poacher Grasstrack
Monday September 4, 2017
The 25th Anniversary of the International Lincolnshire Poacher once again provided a top class collection of track racers doing battle on the super-fast Thorpe St Peter Circuit.
Brown and Millard take Victory at Wakes Colne
Monday September 4, 2017
The penultimate round of the 2017 ACU Maxxis British Sidecarcross Championships took place at Little Loveney Hall, Wakes Colne yesterday hosted by the Halstead MCC. The hardworking club members had prepared the track well and with fine, warm weather ....
A Successful and Impressive ISDE Completed for Team GB - Day Six Report
Sunday September 3, 2017
The last day of the 2017 ISDE saw the traditional ‘final motocross’ held in the paddock and attended by thousands of fans.
The Finish Line in Sight for British ISDE Teams - Day Five Report
Saturday September 2, 2017
The penultimate day of the 2017 ISDE was a successful one for the ACU British Teams with all seven riders bringing home consistent results, and maintaining their positions in the rankings, 5th for Trophy and 4th for Junior Trophy. The tests were the ....
Monday September 4, 2017
Charlie Farrer may have inched closer to the 2017 Team Green Championship title at the penultimate round at Brands Hatch, but he left the Kentish circuit crowned the Team Green Junior cup winner.
Changes at Joey Dunlop Foundation
Monday September 4, 2017
Following the completion of the new works at Braddan Bridge House there have now been some changes in command at The Foundation.
Monday September 4, 2017
James Evans, the 33-year-old motorcycle dealer from Shrewsbury, on his Pro Bike Repairs Yamaha 600, wrapped up the Crewe and South Cheshire club’s 401-1100cc championship with three consistent rides in the fourth and final round of the series a....
Hodgson and Winstanley share the spoils at wonderful Wigan
Monday September 4, 2017
After a last-minute track cancellation threw this round into doubt, Three Sisters stepped forward with an available date on the scheduled race weekend. With the previous round already having been held at the same venue the organisers went out of thei....
Monday September 4, 2017
The hugely popular FIME European Trials Championship concluded in Lazatte, Italy recently with many accolades going to ACU riders.
Monday September 4, 2017
The Travers Trophy Trial will provide the climax to the 2017 ACU S3 Trials Championship on Sunday 24th September. Sherco rider Luke Walker has led the series from the start with three wins and two second places from the 5 rounds held so far. Former S....
Manxman Evans takes Senior MGP win in record time
Friday September 1, 2017
The Isle of Man’s Michael Evans, riding for Martin Bullock Motorsport, became only the third Manx rider in the event’s history to do the MGP Senior and Junior double in today’s Senior Manx Grand Prix, following up his Junior win fro....
2018 Championship and National Enduro Dates
Friday September 1, 2017
In order to confirm the 2018 National and Championship dates as soon as possible and to improve the standard of the Championships, the Trials and Enduro Committee would like potential Organisers to complete the enclosed application form.
Onwards and Upwards for Team GB - Day Four Report
Friday September 1, 2017
The fourth day of the 2017 ISDE saw another new round of tests, largely based on hilly grass fields with fast, cambered corners – which when ‘green’ were extremely slippery. The bulk of the day was set around the town of Uzerche, tr....
2018 TRIALS DATE APPLICATIONS
Friday September 1, 2017
The Trials & Enduro Committee are now inviting expressions of interest from Organisers wishing to run a round of the various British and ACU Trials Championships in 2018.

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