At a recent meeting of the ACU Ltd Board of Directors, Roy Humphrey was appointed as Chairman of ACU Ltd for a period of three years commencing from 1st
January 2019. Roy is also a Director of ACU Events Ltd and coordinates the activities of the ACUE Timekeeping Service. A biography about Roy can be found below.
Roy Humphrey commented, ‘It is indeed an honour to be appointed the Chairman of the ACU. I have been involved in motorcycle sport for almost 50 years and along the way have seen the tremendous work done by the ACU to maintain the sport that we all enjoy. There will, I am sure be challenges ahead in all our disciplines whether that be off road or road racing and I along with my fellow Directors and the dedicated staff of ACU Head Office will do all we can to protect, maintain and develop the sport for everyone to continue to enjoy. I would like to take this opportunity to thank John Collins for his Chairmanship over the last two years. I am pleased to say that John will continue as Chairman of the Trials & Enduro Committee and as a Director of the ACU. I wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a prosperous and successful 2019’. Biography
Roy started his career in motorcycle sport riding as a passenger for his father in Sidecar Trials in 1973. He rode in Trials, Enduro and Motocross but mainly Sidecar Motocross from 1976 to 1991 which also include British Championship and Internationals events from 1979 to 1991.
Roy was and still is very active in his native South Midland Centre and has helped organise/promote regional events from 1974 to the present day including Trials, Enduro, Grass Track and Motocross. Roy promoted three World Championship Sidecar Motocross events, Sidecar, Quad and Solo British Championship events.
Roy has been a member of the South Midland Centre Management from 1995 to the present day. He has been involved in Timekeeping for quite a number of years and has been the Timekeeper for British Championship Motocross events from 2001 up to the current day.
With a vast knowledge and experience of all off-road sports, Roy’s forte is Motocross and as such was a member of the Motocross Committee from 2001 to 2012. Roy has been a Director on the ACU Limited Board since 2003 and has been a Director on the Board of ACU Events Ltd since 2013.
Roy is 61 years of age and is married to Pam, they are based in Reading, Berkshire and have a small dog called Ozzie. When not involved in motorcycle sport, Roy has his own building business.