Jorge Prado out of British GP
KTM has announced that Jorge Prado, the MX2 World Championship leader will be missing from this weekend’s British MXGP line up at Matterely Basin throwing the chances of a win wide open for a number of British hopefuls.
Feature image courtesy of Dave Rich
The statement from KTM was as follows…
MX2 World Champion and current red plate holder Jorge Prado will not take part in the second round of the 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship this weekend in Great Britain after sustaining a shoulder injury while training.
The 18 year old Spaniard, who won both motos at the season-opener in Argentina, suffered a crash while practicing two weeks ago and [...]
MXGP back in Great Britain – Preview
The 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship is ready for round 2 this weekend at the famous circuit of Matterley Basin! The MXGP of Great Britain will be the first round on European soil this year following the spectacular season opener in Patagonia-Argentina 3 weeks ago where Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Antonio Cairoli and Jorge Prado took wins.
Images courtesy of Dave Rich
The green and grassy hillsides of Matterley Basin are known around the motorsport world and have hosted MXGP races year after year since 2006. This famous setting for motocross is the exclusive host of only one race per year and will again come to life this weekend with the world’s best fighting for [...]
Scintillating Sills! Dursley Southwest Challenge Shield Round 1 – Race Report and Results
After 3 windy days of heavy showers, the sun was shining on Sunday morning to greet the riders at Minchinhampton ready to race in the 1st Round of the Dursley Southwest Challenge Shield…
Report by John Hawkins – Images courtesy of Summers Photography www.summersphotos.co.uk
The track became very demanding through the first block as deep ruts formed, but it dried out as the day went on, but it remained a very technically demanding track, and riders certainly had to think about and pick their lines with several riders falling in ruts.
A rain shower in the afternoon made the conditions very tricky with the hardened ruts becoming very slippery [...]
MXGP of Great Britain – The Entry lists
MXGP is back on European soil for the second stop of the 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship in Matterley Basin. The MXGP of Great Britain not only hosts the second round of the MXGP and MX2 classes but also the first ever round of the brand new class EMX2T and the EMX250.
Feature image courtesy of Dave Rich
The Entry lists of the 4 classes can be found here below:
MXGP Entry List
Nmbr Surname First Name Brand Nat. Fed. Team 1 4 Tonus Arnaud Yamaha SUI FMS Monster Energy Wilvo Yamaha MXGP Team 2 6 Paturel Benoit Kawasaki FRA FFM Gebben Van Venrooy Kawasaki Racing 3 7 Leok Tanel Husqvarna EST EMF A1M Husqvarna 4 17 Butron Jose KTM ESP RFME JD GUNNEX KTM [...]
Experience Hawkstone with the MX Nationals – New ride day announced!
Fancy riding the famous Hawkstone Circuit? Then why not join the MX Nationals team on Easter Monday and ride yourself! For only £50 you can come and watch two days of awesome MX Nationals racing and ride the legendary circuit yourself on the Monday. They will be running the following groups:
Feature image courtesy of Elliot Spencer
Expert | Novice A | Novice B | Novice C | 85’s.
Click the link below and get yourself booked it. Each class is limited to 50 riders so be quick once they are gone they are gone!
CLICK HERE TO BOOK IN
The practice day with consist of 4 sessions each, starting at 9:00 and finishing at 16:00.
Making a family weekend [...]
Cole the conqueror! Hampshire Motocross Club Championships Round 1 – Race Report and Results
The Hampshire Motocross club got their 2019 Summer Club Championships underway on Sunday at West Meon, holding out against the weather to host a fantastic opening round in tough but raceable conditions.
Images courtesy of Motion Sports Photography
The Small Wheel 85’s were a bit low on numbers but that takes nothing away from Tyler Kirby who stole the show with a three-ride win maximum and the overall from Max Hoard in second and Charlie Gutteridge in third.
In stark contrast to the Small Wheelers, the Big Wheel 85 class was packed to the rafters. Josh Bassett was a class act in this group posting a 1-1-1 scorecard for the overall. James O’Mara got [...]
A matter of Matthews! South West Offroad Motocross Champs Round 2 – Race Report and Results
Sunday March the 17th was to be the day of round 2 of the South West Off Road Motocross Moto logic series for 2019. With high winds over the course of the weekend, the Littlehempston track was in prime condition and ready to see some action on behalf of the hosting club Teignbridge.
Report by Michael Rich – Images courtesy Gary Bide and Jess Hurley
The Junior Elite class provided some great action-packed racing with Justin Wood and Chris Jerwood hard out the gate and taking off at the front in Moto 1. All eyes were on Jack Matthews though, who was on the new yzf 250, and was making a charge through the pack, taking the lead at the front to hold on for a win. [...]
Tough start to the Maxxis British championship for Team Green MX UK
The opening round of the Maxxis British championship didn’t go the way of Team Green Kawasaki UK. After heavy storms and lots of rain the FatCat circuit was heavy going, but team riders Lewis Hall, Keenan Hird and Kacey Hird were all confident and ready to go, if not all 100%. Unfortunately, after a promising start the results they were looking for never materialised.
Jeff Perrett – Team Manager
“After the speed, the lads showed last week at the Michelin MX Nationals all three of them came into FatCat confident of solid results. Qualifying went well with Kacey second in MXY2 and Keenan 11th in the Pro MX2 class. Lewis rode a little tight and qualified 17th but we [...]