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ACU Drag Racing Championship Starts on Easter Weekend
Tuesday April 4, 2017
The 2017 opening round of the ACU Drag Racing Championships kicks off at the Festival of Power at Santa Pod, during the Easter weekend from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th April. 
Friday March 17, 2017
The 2017 ACU British Sprint Championship will start with the opening round at Santa Pod on 26th March. The full calendar of events is as follows: 
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.
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.
2017 ACU Handbook
Thursday December 22, 2016
The 2017 ACU Handbook is now available to download.  After the Christmas / New Year break, the Handbook will be uploaded onto the ACU website and also split into smaller more manageable sections pertinent to each discipline etc. To download a co....
British motorsport could end due to EU ruling
Thursday December 22, 2016
Joint statement from the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA), the Amateur Motor Cycle Association (AMCA) and the Auto-Cycle Union (ACU)The outcome of a government consultation on a piece of EU insurance legislation could end motorsport in the UK.
Visit the ACU at Motorcycle Live
Wednesday November 16, 2016
Motorcycle Live opens its doors at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham from 19th November through to 27th November.
Extreme Performance Bike Weekend at Santa Pod Raceway
Friday November 4, 2016
This would be the last ACU Championship round held at this event. 2017 sees the final round of the ACU Championships moving to the National Finals and another round moving to the Race, Rock n Ride meeting in May at Santa Pod.
National Finals at Santa Pod Raceway
Friday November 4, 2016
Two days of fine weather started with a slight delay on Sunday due to the early morning rain but by the afternoon there was a strong headwind and a decision was made to run the bikes over the 1/8mile course.
Thursday October 13, 2016
The final round of the 2016 ACU Championships will be run at Santa Pod Raceway this weekend 15-16th October.
Secretaries and Organisers session - Saturday 15th October 2016
Monday September 26, 2016
Following the successful Event Secretaries & Organisers Meetings, the latest being in April, the ACU will be repeating the session on Saturday 15th October at ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby (CV21 2YX).
European Finals at Santa Pod Raceway
Wednesday September 21, 2016
All four classes went to the final race of their class to decide who became the 2016 European FIM Champion.  Rain, washed out Saturday’s qualifying sessions.  There was a huge crowd for the Friday night qualifying session and race day....
APIRA Open Sports Nationals at Shakespeare County Raceway
Wednesday September 21, 2016
Heavy downpour of rain, flooding the start area and pits stopped the qualifying sessions on Saturday afternoon.  Warm and sunny weather on Sunday and Monday saw some close races.
Monday September 19, 2016
With two rounds of the championship left some of the classes could be decided at the National Finals on the 24-25th September.
Tuesday September 6, 2016
The final round of the 2016 European FIM Championships take place this coming weekend at Santa Pod Raceway starting on the 8-11th September.

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