What’s On – 30th September 2012
This weekend there is some excellent Motocross events to choose from, contact the clubs for late entries and one day licences (over 18) will be available on the day.
Chester @ Norley – Andrew Mackie – 07877 773910
Coalville @ Coleorton – Paul Shephard – 07866 121605
Ross Falcons @ Clearwell – Ray Davies – 07713 580021
For the latest up to date news on fixtures please visit the AMCA website.
Sad Passing of Steve Roberts
It is with regret that Border Classic report the sudden and unexpected death of Mr Stephen Roberts. Steve, age 55, had been involved with off road sport from an early age, both with scrambling and following car rallies in the 1970s and 1980s. By helping Border with their scrambles, it was not long before he acquired a Maico.
In later years, Steve became Club Treasurer and helped to run the Classic Enduros. His help and enthusiasm will be sadly missed.
Our sympathies go to his Mum, his wife Pam and his daughters Ceri and Sarah
2 Stroke/Vets – Champs
The final round of the 2-Stroke and Vets Championship was held at the superb Condover circuit, the battle for both titles came down to the last race in both Championships.
It was Adam Harris who triumphed and went home with the 2012 2-Stroke Championship, winning all 3 races at Condover he didn’t put a foot wrong managing to keep Sean Eckersley at bay with Thomas Herbert clinching the final podium spot.
The Vets Championship was even tighter, after an intense season it was Matt Ryder who triumphed by only 8 points from Brian Staples with Coion Conduit a close third.
1 Adam Harris 952, 2 Sean Eckersley 913, 3 Thomas Herbert 702, 4 Sean Wainwright 667, 5 Terry Lloyd 620
1 Matt Ryder 889, 2 Brian Staples 881, 3 Colin Conduit 843, 4 Sean Smith 767, 5 Paul Kroner 656
IMBA MX1 FINALE – Results
The final round of the MX1 IMBA was held at the superb Amriswil circuit in Switzerland, Vincent Collet captured the title in the final race of the year taking the title from the grasp of multi champion Frank Jansen Teitz from Germany. Collet won all 3 motos on the day ahead of our own Lee Dunham who rode superbly well for second overall, Jamie Dobson just missed out on the top ten with a 13th overall ahead of Chad Yarranton in 14th with Michael Reynolds 23rd.
1 Vincent Collet 790, 2 Frank Jansen Teitz 763, 3 Jelle Grade 735, 4 Michael Kaussen 653, 5 Lee Dunham 646
Classic AGM and Fixtures meeting
The 2012 AMCA Classic AGM has been arranged for the 24th November at the AMCA Office starting at 10:30am, this is where the Fixtures for 2013 will also be arranged so keep an eye on the news for the dates!
AMCA launch rider incentive scheme – GO FOR GOLD and reap the rewards!
Free Dirt Bike Show tickets
Beach Race entry for £23!!
The AMCA has launched an incentive scheme to benefit it’s riders who ride at the most motocross events.
The organising body has for many years had a gold / silver / bronze scheme in place which categorises riders by the number of mx events they rode at in the previous year.
For 2012 the AMCA have added a number of benefits to give real value to the scheme.
To achieve gold status riders will have had to take part in 27 events in the 2012 season, when they apply for a licence the following year it will be a ‘gold’ licence.
Despite the recent heavy rain there are still plenty of opportunities to enter AMCA events and make sure you qualify for these great offers.
This year to encourage you to strive for gold AMCA are offering all riders who achieve Gold status this season by 14th October a FREE ticket to the 2012 Dirt Bike Show at Stoneleigh!
In addition, they can also enter the fabulous SKEGNESS Beach Race on 17th / 18th November for the standard AMCA entry fee of £23!! A massive potential saving of £77!!
TWO EXCELLENT REASONS for entering as many events as possible between now and 14th October!
To achieve gold status you need to have competed at 27 motocross events between the 1st February and 14th October 2012, all AMCA authorised MX events qualify.
Gold status riders also benefit the following season by receiving preferential entry into oversubscribed events or classes.
On the 15th October we will contact via text and email all those who have qualified with details of how they can claim the above offers.
The AMCA Chairman Terry King said ‘we want to reward our most loyal riders and these two benefits offer significant savings for those riders who take part in the most events’.
In the meantime, good luck and enjoy the rest of the 2012 AMCA season – Go for Gold!!
Get your Videos in!
The AMCA has launched its own YouTube channel and would like for our members to send in their video’s or headcam footage of AMCA events on DVD, or via email so they can be edited and uploaded to the site.
Please send them in with a brief covering letter giving details of the event, the date, and other info such as the race class or more and take pleasure in watching the views tot up!
AMCA ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER
AMCA events have registered on Facebook and Twitter – join us there for all of the tasty gossip and up to date Championship results as they happen! See twitter.com/amcaevents or facebook.com/amcamotocross for all the juicy details!