Morgan A+ in Exmoor! MCF British Quad XC Championships Round 5 – Race Report and Results
Round 5 of the MCF British XC Championship moved South to the rolling hills of Exmoor which provided one of the best tracks to date. A near 6 miles of open countryside, woodland and Waterfalls awaited to challenge the riders.
Report by Ashley Holt – Images courtesy of Nigel Torrens Photography
The Youth Race kicked off the day on Sunday morning under clear blue skies, run over 1.5 hrs it was the returning Tom Bainbridge who managed to hold off Daniel Burrows to take the win in the 250cc Hybrid class with Lewis Humphries in 3rd.
It was a packed 250cc grid which saw some close racing, Cai Evans broke away from the start but an unfortunate crash hallway [...]
Brits fly the flag in memory of Connor Smith.
Seven British quad racers flew out to Cingoli, Italy last weekend for the 6th Connor Smith Memorial quad event.
In the mix were Dylan McKenna, Josh Talent and Alfie Walker contesting the Junior class, with Murray Graham, Adam Robinson, Jacob Atkinson and Micky Campbell in the adult ranks.
Run along similar lines to the European championship, there was practice and qualifying on Saturday and two races on Sunday. With elder brother Harry on work duties, it was left to 15-year-old Alfie to lead Team Walker, and he certainly did it in style. Qualifying in second, he recovered from a poor start in his first race to hassle Max Gasparini all the way to the chequered flag, [...]
Demon of a Docks Debut for NETT! NETT Quad & Sidecross Championships Rounds 3 & 4 – Race Report and Results
The NETT Quad Racing club made their debut Preston Docks MX event on the 29th and 30th June and hosted rounds 3 & 4 of their club championships as well as the ACU (Cromwell Trucks) British Championship Quads & ACU (Proclean) British Sidecarcross Championship.
Report by Gair/Pinder/Fairclough – Images courtesy of Julian Webb
Scorching conditions and a demanding track made for some difficult riding for competitors and bikes alike. Day one saw Harry Walker cement his position leading the NETT Championship with 2 wins and a 3rd, Ollie Sansom fighting hard for the win in moto 2. Murray Graham kept it consistent with second place in all 3 races – claiming [...]
Scots are British Quadcross Champions!
Two young Scottish lads lifted major British titles this weekend at Cusses Gorse, Salisbury where the final round of the seven-round quad championship series, run by Nora-MX, took place on Sunday.
Images courtesy of John William Cook
Scottish Borders schoolboy Robbie Wood (14), supported by SortOil UK and Wulfsport, won the ACU 250cc British Championship by 43 points, adding his name to the likes of Dillon, Sinclair and Orchard, all young riders now racing at the top level of the sport in the UK. Wood had been leading the championship from round three, despite challenges from talented teenagers Luke Berlyn, Alfie Walker and Dylan McKenna and it was to be Berlyn that [...]
Bumper Finale for Nora! Nora-MX Quadcross Championships Round 7 – Race Report and Results
No fewer than 134 riders enjoyed a sun-drenched end to the Nora-MX club’s 2019 season. Whilst the Pro and Pro Am class winners were determined at the previous Nora-MX event, there was still much to play for across the remaining groups, thus ensuring the racing battles continued throughout until the final chequered flag fell.
Report by Jenni Foulkes – Images courtesy of John Cook
All Nora-MX competitors were awarded an additional 100 points for starting the first race of the last round, thereby, rewarding those who supported the club right to the very end.
The Clubman championship was won by Gary Atkinson, who proved the value of never giving up. He began [...]
Mclernon, Reid & Walker take race wins at Cusses! British Quadcross Championships Round 6 – Race Report and Results
Mark McLernon, Justin Reid and Harry Walker won a race apiece last Sunday, the 7th of July, at the sixth round of the Cromwell Trucks British QX Championship held at Cusses Gorse in Wiltshire.
Report by Jenni Foulkes – Images courtesy of John Cook
McLernon’s first and two second-place finishes were enough to award him the overall on the day and marginally increase his championship lead over Walker. Walker’s second, third and win placed him second overall on the day, and clear leader of the Under-21 Championship. Reid kept the youngsters in check by posting a sixth, first and fourth to take third overall on the day, and in the championship.
In the morning’s [...]
NORA-MX TAKES FINAL & BRITISH QUADCROSS TO CUSSES – Preview
The final round of the 2019 Nora-MX Series and the sixth round of the Cromwell Trucks British QX Championship will take place at Cusses Gorse in Wiltshire (SP4 6JW) this weekend, the 7th of July.
Report by Jenni Foulkes
There’s still all to play for in the British Open with championship leader Mark McLernon on 335 points, Harry Walker on 292 and Justin Reid on 278. A few wildcard entries could liven things up a little with super-fast Norwegian Christopher Tveraen, runner-up in the 2018 EMX European Quad Champoinship in the mix; he’ll be riding an ATVs R Us Yamaha. Multi British and European Quad champ Paul Winrow – who’s in training for his Pont de Vaux appearance next [...]
WALKER BROS OUT FRONT AT BRITISH QX
Harry and Alfie Walker certainly kept ‘the ole fella’ on his toes at Preston Docks last weekend, when they both went out and won their respective classes at the fifth round of the British QX Championship. We believe this to be a first on our Quad racing History of 32 yrs ??
Twenty-year-old Harry pulled out all the stops in the Cromwell Trucks British Championship races to take his second-ever championship overall – the first was at Dean Moor last year. In doing so, he closed the championship gap to 43 points behind the series leader. He leads the Under-21 championship with a tally of 351 points. Some 30 points clear in that!
Harry won the opening and closing moto’s, and [...]