The BSMA Reunited! MX and Speedway Memories BSMA Reunion Weekend – Preview & Event info!
Anticipation is high for this weekends (4th and 5th September) MX and Speedway Memories BSMA Reunion Motocross which is being held at the Littlehempston circuit down in Devon.
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The brainchild of former BSMA champion Lee Ashby and Kevin Wheeler, the event comes off of the back of Lee’s hugely successful run of video interviews which started with BSMA riders of the past and moved on to MX legends such as Stefan Everts, Jeff Stanton and many more and speedway stars such as Sam Ermolenko and Ole Olsen.
The meeting itself is packed with classes for Evo 125, 250 and 500, Super Evo, 125, 250 and 500, Vets Over 45 Open, Novice Open, Modern 250, 350 450f and Modern 125, 150, 250f.
All 10 groups are in loving memories of riders and Mx dads and BSMA chairman’s who have sadly passed away.
Big names from BSMA past taking part include Steven Holmes, Glen Phillips, Ben Saunders, Leon Day, Roy Wells, Leon Woodford, Vaughn Williams, Steve Liddington, Dean Batchelor, Jamie Banning, John Radford, Ben Vizard, Wayne Butt, Robert Lewis, James Herring, Dean Woodford, Mark Horwell, Terry House, Nathan Shelton and that’s just for starters.
Former British Motocross Champion Craig Pratley will be riding on a Castrol Honda, decked out in his original Apico kit which will be great to see.
Speedway stars also attending are Chris Louis, Ronnie Correy, Olly Allen, Andy Grahame, Robbie Kessler, Paul Lee, Carl Belfield…
There will be three blocks of racing on Saturday and two blocks on Sunday with the top five riders in each group qualifying through to a Super Final. There will also be two Legends Demonstration laps including ex MX and Speedway Pro’s.
Before the first practice, there will be one minute and second 1.01 of cheering, bike revs and air horns in memory of Jude Morris and all the riders and Mx dads that have been lost.
On top of the race action ex BSMA rider, Benjie Cockerill will be on the old school decks in the marquee Saturday night, and there will be a make your own Mx engines noise competition and a signed race shirts auction too including Shaun Simpson signed Mx Des Nations shirt and Max Anstie race-worn husky shirt as well.
There will be catering, Marquee and DJ on site. Spectators can pay at the gate and it is £10 per adult to spectate for the whole weekend, and U16’s are free.
There is a £10 camping fee but that will be per spectating vehicle for the entire weekend, and you can stay from Friday 12pm lunchtime when they open, till Monday if you wish to.
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For more info and to keep up to date with everything going on visit the MX and Speedway Memories Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/305279212990460