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BEC heads to Isle of Man! – British Enduro Championship Round – Preview
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BEC heads to Isle of Man! – British Enduro Championship Round – Preview

by adminJuly 3, 2018

The ACU British Timecard Enduro Championship makes a welcome return to the Isle of Man with the eagerly awaited SMCC Manduro.

Images courtesy of Gemma James Photography

The Manxduro will take place this weekend & the go ahead Southern Motorcycle Club have set a 30 mile lap including two special tests per lap. The special tests will be ridden and timed every lap, no sighting laps are planned, same tests will be used both days.

Carnagrie special test will be the hub for the event once the competitors have left the starting area of the TT grandstand. With a fuelling point and time check also located at Carnagrie. Based on the clubs own land the Carnagrie cross country special test will be used for both days and ridden every lap.
The 2nd test will be at Magnetic Hill & this will be a mix of cross country and technical plantation.

Series leader Danny McCanney goes into this round as clear favourite, but Tom Sagar back after his year long absence will be determined to go one better after finishing runner up to the McCanney in the last three rounds. Jack Edmondson will be another hoping to close in on McCanney, along with the rapid Joe Wootton, ex motocross star Alex Snow & ever improving Tom Ellwood. Others hoping to shine will be youngsters Dan Mundell, Jed Etchells, Alex Walton & Fraser Flockhart who will be hoping for some good points on local territory

In the highly competitive Experts class in-form Richard Ely & Aaron Gordon will take some catching, but you can be assured Max Ditchield & Richard Tucker will be hot on their heels.

In the Clubman class another close battle will commence between Lewis Ranger, Harry Houghton & Luke Thomas all capable of taking class wins on their day.

Rosie Rowett will no doubt pick up where she left off at in the Ladies class, Nieve Holmes will be hoping to show her European Enduro experience to pay off with another battle with youngster Rowett.
Both Andrew Edwards (Over 40’s) & Paul Davies (Over 50’s) will take some beating in their respective classes.

The start of the event is located at the TT Grandstand, Douglas, Isle of Man.

Signing-on/Machine Examination will take place on Friday 6th July between 4pm – 9.30pm.

First riders will start at 9.30am Saturday & 9.00am Sunday.

For further details checkout the clubs website –
https://southernmcc.com/manxduro