The 2019 MX Nationals made a trip to the East side and the Sand based Lyng circuit for the third round of their championships.
Images courtesy of X-Cast Media
Harri Kullas has been in sublime form this year and he continued his unbeaten run to make it 6 moto wins from 6 in the Pro MX1 class to once again stand on the top step of the podium. Gert Krestinov made it an Estonian 1-2 with a third and second, battling from the back on each occasion. Making the most of his Buildbase Honda call up Lewis Tombs bagged himself another podium spot with third overall with Jake Millward solid again in 4th. Nathan Dixon had his best result of the season in 5th. Rob Hooper [...]
The track surface of the Crossodromo Internacional do Casarao in Agueda, (near Porto) Portugal is not unlike Canada Heights in the UK and although sandy, is more hard-pack, than soft. The track was watered well but was fast and the riders said it was quite one-line and hard to pass…
Report by Dickie Dye – Images courtesy of Massimo Zanzani
This was another tough weekend for the team, with the added loss of our star mechanic Ryan H who was hospitalized with a double slipped discs.
The team pooled together seamlessly and both Shaun Simpson and Charlie Putnam were looked after well.
Charlie was just inside the top-20 in timed quali in P18 and his [...]
Frittenden & District MCC Ltd proudly presents the ‘Battle Of Britain’ motorcycle grasstrack racing across the weekend of the 25th & 26th May 2019 at our usual venue of Sandhurst Bridge Farm, Frittenden, Kent. Sat Nav TN17 2ED. The track will be sign posted so please follow these.
Report by Luke Russell – Images courtesy of Sandy Bemister
We have a bumper weekend of racing action, with the very best of youth kicking off the weekend on Saturday 25th May, with a big entry with the first youth meeting held at the Frittenden raceway in 10 years, then on Sunday 26th we have 4 adult solo classes & 3 sidecar classes – including a mammoth 24 [...]
The three riders of the Greenfield Noyes Camp team, the Spaniards Gerard Bailo and Ferrán Sastre and the Brit Toby Hales, and in that order, finished first, second and fourth in the second round of the Indian Motorcycles Championship of Flat Track, part of the MCN Festival of Motorcycling at Peterborough.
Images courtesy of Braking Point Images
Fans enjoyed a spectacular battle at the front that saw visiting American hot shot Johnny Lewis and Sastre rubbing bars and elbows while Bailo stalked the two leaders and waited for his chance.
When Sastre managed to push passed Lewis on the inside, both riders ran wide leaving the door open for Bailo who led for a lap [...]
The stunning hillside track at St. Harmon, just outside Rhayader, Mid-Wales, will reverberate to the sound of competition motorcycles on Wednesday evening 29th May when the long awaited return of the PAR Homes/Bodenham Enterprise Park sponsored Welsh Open Motocross Championship takes place.
And there’s a brilliant national-class entry taking part, with top UK GP star Shaun Simpson & former Evening Motocross champion Brad Anderson as well as Rob Hooper’s Yamaha team of Taylor Hammal & Ryan Houghton. Also staring in this fantastic line up are Simpsons RFX team mates Charlie Putman, & Joel Rizzi who will hoping to field a strong challenge in front of the large crowd [...]
South Ham Mx was the hosting club for round 5 of the Moto-Logic South West Off Road Motocross Series at the magical Whiteway Barton Circuit. With a great entry booked in, the event was set up to make some great racing for the Spectators.
Report by Michael Rich – Images courtesy of Dave Rich and JH photography
Race 1 of the Inters 9-14 Big Wheel 85 and Small Wheel 85 group was sat on the line ready to go and with a great start it was Kyran Nicholas who blasted his way to the front of the pack to show them the way around the Devon circuit, and that’s were he stayed to take the win. Sam Napier on the Tyremarks RM85 was putting in some consistent lap times for 2nd [...]
The Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee team moved from a wet and wild Mantova to dry and sunny Agueda over the course of a week. During that time, the Team signed Alexander Brown to replace Conrad Mewse, who is facing an extended period of rehabilitation to get back to fitness. Brown has been running well in the Maxxis championship, and the shot on a competitive seat in the FIM World Championship series is richly deserved. Big crowds greeted the riders, and under blue skies the Team got back to business around the 1.6km circuit.
Images courtesy of Ray Archer
Bas Vaessen made a considered start to the weekend, working on set-up of his WP Suspension to develop his KTM [...]
The Motorcycle News Festival of Motorcycling is an incredible weekend filled with all things motorcycling. The East of England Showground has a dirt track stadium right in the heart of the venue. 300 tonnes of new dirt had been added to the track ahead of Round Two of the Flat Track Nationals and the venue was in prime condition for the event.
Images courtesy of Tom Bing
The unpredictable weather made for a frustrating start to the two days of racing. Some of the Saturday racing including the Hooligan races and Dirtquake demos had to be cancelled due to consistent rain during the day. However, by the time the main event was due to start things had improved and the track [...]