After 6 rounds up and down the country, the final AMCA Classic Dirtbike Motocross Championships final standings look like this
Feature image courtesy of Andy Withers. AWSportsPhoto
Pre-65 (1) Aaron Graves 186 points (champion) (2) Lewis Bell 167 (3) Gene Womack 152 (4) Will Bateup 148 (5) Liston Bell 109 (6) Joe Chell 83 (Best Pre-60)
Pre-74 (1) Kris Winder 204 (champion) (2) Chris Chell 157 (3) Ashley Wilson 152 (4) Greg Speed 107 (5) Jos Goddard 102 (6) Trevor Calderwood 70
Six rounds up and down the country, twelve races and two champions. But everybody in the series, not just the winners, performed extremely well. The level of competition was keen, [...]
Buildbase Honda’s Jake Nicholls was reduced to the role of helpless spectator as the Maxxis ACU British Motocross MX1 Championship supported by Pro Clean title was snatched away from him at the final round of the series at Lyng in Norfolk on Sunday.
Images courtesy of Nuno Laranjeira
The 28-year-old had led the series on his CRF450R since round two in April but a broken tibia and fibula sustained at a local race two weeks ago sidelined him for the championship finale. Leading by 39 points heading into the seventh and final round, he lost the title by just five points to Russia’s Evgeny Bobryshev. In the MX2 class Josh Gilbert stormed to second overall with a [...]
The HydroGarden Weston Beach Race Young Gun Award was introduced in 2016 and is a special award with a special story. Presented to the highest placed 19-year-old in the Adult Solo race, the award is given in memory of passionate race-goer, Dan Horton-Tilley, who sadly passed away in his sleep in 2015. Dan’s mum Jeanette Aldridge came up with the idea as a tribute to her son whilst recognising the efforts of a young rider, and for the past two years the award has been presented to Todd Kellett and Ross Parkinson.
Dan used to attend motocross events and the HydroGarden Weston Beach Race with his uncle Brad, for whom he was a support and mechanic. He had taken up riding [...]
Sadly, several nasty incidents marred what was otherwise another great day’s racing at the superb Frittenden Raceway in Kent on Sunday, as they staged their Frittenden Flyer alongside the South Eastern Centre Championships.
Race Report and Result images by Gareth Bemister – Action Images courtesy of Mick Jenness Photography
Two 1000cc sidecar crews, Rob Wilson/Terry Saunters and Gary Shearer/Bradley Reynolds were involved in a crash, leaving several of the racers suffering injuries. And no sooner had action restarted, yet another dreadful looking incident occurred as two Upright riders left the start line. David Hollingsbee looped on the start line, leaving Adrian [...]