Helmsley’s Duncombe park was the home of the epic Extreme Ravines Extreme Enduro, which also doubles up as the 4th round of the Fast Eddy ACU British Extreme Championship. EXTREME RAVINES is a unique event in the championship with its long single lap format controlled by check points.
Images courtesy of Matthew Rudd Photography
A mixture of warmer weather and heavy showers made for an interesting event with some parts of the course in particular being very tricky.
At 9.30 the riders were flagged away in a hare scramble start. The Championship/Pro class had 22 check points, the Expert and Elite Vets 16, Clubman and Vets 10 and Sportsmen and Youth 8.
REVO Husqvarna UK riders Martin Barr and Mel Pocock finished on the MX2 podium in second and third at round two of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean at Canada Heights on Sunday.
Images courtesy of Nuno Laranjeira
Martin – who’s still not fully recovered from ligament damage in his right hand – qualified second on his FC 250, one place ahead of Mel. Dylan Woodcock, the team’s third rider, went through in a comfortable 15th.
A poor start in the opening moto forced Martin to work hard in soaring temperatures but he fought through from seventh on lap one up to third at the flag, just behind Mel who had led for part of the race [...]
Ireland’s Leon Roger leads the ACU Cromwell Trucks British Quad Championship for the first time in his career after taking his maiden overall victory in the series at Desertmartin in Northern Ireland, on Saturday.
A switch to an all-new Husqvarna-powered WSP, from the ageing Kawasaki that he has campaigned for several seasons, allowed Rogers to show his true potential as he raced to wins in the opening two heats than a third in the final race.
“I couldn’t be happier and to have done it on home soil just topped it all off,” said the 22 year old from Navan, County Meath.
Rogers had laid down a marker in qualifying around the former Grand Prix track when he finished [...]
Name: Ellie Sleightholm
Occupation: I’m a student currently studying Further Maths at Sixth Form. In October I’ll be going to University to study a degree in Pure Mathematics.
What type of Offroad do you race? Motocross!
Your machine? Honda CRF 250What’s your biggest racing achievement to date? In 2014 I became Girls British Motocross Champion in the 85cc Class. However, being chosen to ride for Honda UK is such an incredible achievement of mine and it really is an honour. The Honda is such an awesome bike and has definitely improved my riding over the last two years! The whole team [...]