Buildbase Honda’s Adrien Escoffier and Adam Chatfield both clinched series bronze medals as the 2019 Arenacross Tour signed off with a double-header at Sheffield’s DSA Arena on Friday and Saturday nights.
Competing in the super-competitive Pro Lites class, Adrien went 5-3 in his two Main Events on Friday on his CRF250R and took second in the Super Final. He then finished fourth in his first Main on Saturday but crashed second time out before claiming a solid fifth in the Super Final.
His scores over the six-round series earned him third in the Pro Lites and fourth in the Pro AX classes.
Adam, the inaugural Arenacross champion in 2013, continued to [...]
All Arenacross youth classes contested their final races this evening at the final round of the Arenacross Tour at The FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield.
Rookie Cup supremo Ben Clayton finished in an uncustomary third in this morning’s non-public race, behind the youngest rider in the class Carl Ostermann, and a rapidly-improving Adam Collings. Whilst the 16-year-old had done enough to win the championship ahead of the evening race and he went out and won the last race in front of a cheering Sheffield crowd. The overall on the night, was a three-way tie between Clayton, Collings and Ostermann all on 26 points. Clayton got the nod thanks to his second race win. Clayton has been virtually [...]
The Grand Finale of the 2019 Arenacross Tour delivered on its promise of producing a white-knuckle ride, with hard-charging battles across all Pro classes and an adrenaline-fuelled Super Final Main Event that went to the wire.
Thousands of eager AX fans flocked into the FlyDSA Arena this evening for the venue’s first-ever Arenacross final, eager to soak up the atmosphere, sit back and enjoy an evening of flat-out indoor motocross racing, high-air Fix Auto Freestyle MX antics, and witness history as 250cc and 450cc pilots faced each other head-on in the inaugural mixed capacity AX Pro Championship.
As ever, Arenacross didn’t disappoint. Its competitors set the bar in [...]
The fifth round of the Arenacross Tour witnessed plenty of action across all youth classes today, with all riders battling away to secure vital points and boost their all-important championship positions.
The first race of the Rookie Cup, a class for teenage riders that sit between the youth and Pro groups, saw a surprise result in the opening race, with championship leader and hot favourite Ben Clayton having to settle for second behind an ever-improving Adam Collings. The tables were turned in favour of the Devonshire lad though in the evening public show, when Clayton grabbed the holeshot and led from start to finish. It wasn’t made easy for him as he had Collings closing [...]
There’s a sense of déjà vu sweeping across the Arenacross Pro paddock as the Tour heads into its Grand Finale at the FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield tomorrow, Saturday the 16th of February. The main protagonists in the Pro AX championship, namely, Cedric Soubeyras (FRO Systems) and Greg Aranda (Team Green Kawasaki) line up for the 2019 Main Event Super Final tying on points, with 67 apiece and everything to go for.
This evening’s show swung into life with a heady mix of lights, music and enough attitude to rival a pack of argumentative teenagers. The Fix Auto FMX crew of Dan Whitby, Samson Eaton, Arran Powley, Nez Parker and Petr Pilat, set the tone for the three-hour extravangaza [...]
This weekend Telford is the mecca for all Classic Off Road enthusiasts as the Exhibition Centre hosts the Classic Dirtbike Show.
Images courtesy of Mortons Media Group
Telford’s annual off-road and road-racing show has a tradition of drawing the biggest names and 2019 is no different as the Classic Dirt Bike Show sponsored by Hagon Shocks returns to Telford International Centre over the weekend of February 16-17.
Multiple world, indoor and British Trials champion Dougie Lampkin and the mighty BSA warrior John Banks have been confirmed as the star guests for the off-road show. The off-road legends will appear on stage alongside supreme commentator Jack Burnicle, [...]
Today’s Motoking Racer Profile is with…
Name: Max Holder
What type of Offroad do you race? Motocross
Your machine? Husqvarna tc65
What’s your biggest racing achievement to date? Doing first race on a 65 at only 6 years old
What are your future goals? To be a professional motocross rider
Where are you racing this season? Cheshire Mx championship and World Minibike champs
Who is your biggest racing idol? Tommy Searle and Josh spinks
Who is your biggest on-track rival? Don’t have one
What’s your pre [...]
It’s go time for the 2019 Moto-Logic.com sponsored South West Off Road Motocross Championships as it commences it’s 15 round series this Sunday 17th February.
Report by Michael Rich – Feature image courtesy of Richard Grillas – Other Images courtesy of Gary Bide Photography
The host venue is the fabulous Little Silver Motocross Circuit, near Exeter in Devon (EX6 7UD), and with a lot of riders changing groups due to acquiring their individual upgrade points the 15 round championship is wide open for anyone to take the titles in 2019.
The 1st race begins at 10am and its £5 for Adults to spectate with Children free.
Classes are [...]