This weeks AMCA News and Fixtures

This weeks AMCA News and Fixtures

What’s On – 1st and 2nd 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.

1st September
Eastbourne @ Canada Heights – Jackie Mitchell – 07714 247540
(2-Stroke and Vets Championship)

2nd September
Eastbourne @ Canada Heights – Jackie Mitchell – 07714 247540
(MX1 & MX2 Championship)
Warsop @ Carter Hill – Vicky Cooper – 07865 085185
Wrekin @ Castle Caereinion – Bob Bullock – 01952 462813
Wolverhampton @ Dunston – Malcolm Palmer – 07808 078115
Dursley @ Nympsfield – Betty Sams – 01453 546280

Unfortunately the Rossendale @ Whalley Nab meeting that was due to take place this weekend has fallen victim to the weather.

For the latest up to date news on fixtures please visit the AMCA website.

Canada Heights Championship Preview
This weekend see’s another Championship double header at the famous Canada Heights circuit in Kent with the Eastbourne club hosting. Saturday will see the 2-Stroke and Vets Championship riders take to the track to do battle and on the Sunday it will be the turn of the MX1 and MX2 Championship.
Clinton Barrs will be looking to try and consolidate his lead at the top of the standings with defending Champ Lee Dunham, Lee Payne and Shaun Pearce looking to reel him in.
Jack Cox is having a stunning season and currently sits on top of the MX2 standings, Paul Neale, Ben Saunders and Carl Benjamin will be looking to take some points back at Canada Heights.

MX2
1 Jack Cox – 463, 2 Paul Neale – 434, 3 Ben Saunders – 423, 4 Carl Benjamin – 388, 5 Ryan Crowder – 373, 6 Scott Mathia – 370, 7 Shane Holmes – 366, 8 Sean Frayne – 310, 9 Martin Jones – 284, 10 Scott Williams – 280

MX1
1 Clinton Barrs – 474, 2 Lee Dunham – 463, 3 Lee Payne – 439, 4 Shaun Pearce – 381, 5 Lewis Belfield – 337, 6 Elliot Barrs – 333, 7 Luke Dean – 323, 8 Stephen Tillotson – 312, 9 Scott Bates – 281, 10 Chad Yarranton – 279

Sidcears head to Dunston for Rd11
The Sidecars head to round 11 of what has been an excellent Championship so far, round 10 held in some difficult conditions saw the welsh pairing of Aled and Iwan Evans come out on top for their first Championship overall win, rounding out the podium were Tony and Jason Green with Neil Warrington and Chris Whatmore an excellent third. With 3 rounds to go podium places are still up for grabs, get along to Dunston to see the Chariots in action!

Points
1 J Stevens / N Frary – 1464, 2 A Evans / I Evans – 1286, 3 E Hugill / D Bishop – 1239, 4 T Green / J Green – 1081, 5 N Warrington / C Whatmore – 1067, 6 A Peever / T Phillips – 1055

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!

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