This weeks AMCA News and Fixtures

Ray Chuss Ray Chuss

What’s On – Jubilee Weekend
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.

Sunday 3rd June
Macclesfield @ Norley – Iain Bryceland – 07776 204912
Post Code – WA6 6LJ

Flintshire @ Bicton – Natalie Squire – 07950 267871
Post Code – ST6 4QB

Louth @ Benniworth – Andy Stones – 07816 442830
Post Code – LN11 9RF

Midland Social @ Abbots Bromley – Luci Adams – 07966 520671
Post Code – WS15 3JB

Mid Wilts @ Bushton – Graham Pratt – 07540 235868
Post Code – SN4 7PY

Monday 4th June
Clee Hill @ Upton Court – Ricky Price – 07837 223850
Post Code – SY8 4BB

Mid Wilts @ Bushton – Graham Pratt – 07540 235868
Post Code – SN4 7PY

IMBA MX2 – Germany Results
In scorching heat, Team AMCA Great Britain again gave their all as they battled hard to earn vital MX2 IMBA European Championship points at Wisskirchen in Germany. Typifying that Great British spirit was Lewis Abbott, who finished top AMCA rider on the day in a fantastic 4th overall despite being in pain from a badly twisted ankle sustained whilst practising earlier in the week!!. Of the remaining British riders, Paul Neale was right on the pace in 5th overall with Scott Mathia 13th and Shane Holmes 18th.
On a circuit littered with stones, the Brits made a great start in moto one with Paul Neale bagging a fantastic 2nd spot with Shane Holmes 6th and Lewis Abbott 7th. Earlier in the moto, Abbott had held 3rd before jarring that already painful ankle in a Wisskirchen rut!!. Also suffering in the opener was the unfortunate Scott Mathia who was brought down in the opening turn before gallantly recovering to 21st at the flag.
Moto two and incredibly, Scott was again a early faller whilst race one star Neale found himself back in 13th. Taking top slot on this occasion for Team GB was the brave Abbott, earning a very strong 3rd placing. After their earlier problems both Neale and Mathia stormed back in style to get home in 9th and 15th respectively whilst Holmes was 16th.
Abbott was then the quickest Brit away again in the final German clash with Mathia enjoying better fortune on this occasion to slot into 8th with Holmes 10th and Neale 11th. Quickly Neale was moving up the leaderboard and ready to insert heavy pressure on the leading pack before crashing on lap nine. Whilst Dutchman John Cuppen stormed to his third moto win of the day, Abbott in obvious pain slipped back to 8th at the flag. Leading AMCA rider in moto three was Mathia in 7th with Neale 12th and Holmes unfortunately dropping downfield to 33rd.

The team will now make the long trip down to Italy for part 2 of the double header, see next week’s news for Results.

Wessex/South Wales go Super-Senior
The Wessex South Wales group are piloting a Super Senior class on the 17th June as the Hereford club return to Walterstone following further track enhancements since their first meeting of the season. Many riders have given feedback to the group that there is an ever growing gap between the Seniors and Experts, the Experts is a very competitive group that is bursting with top championship regulars. It’s hoped that the class will appeal to those experts struggling with the fast pace set by established championship regulars and also some of the faster seniors within the group.

Interest is set to be high in the group, to sign in riders can book in on line as all MX1 & MX2 Seniors and MX1 & MX2 Experts will have an extra tab enabled to enter the class. The class will be unlimited for both MX1 & MX2 riders and any out of group riders are welcome on a freedom of choice entry. If interest is high enough the group hope to make the class a regular addition to the race day programme.

For details on the meeting contact Peter Reed on 07748 598874

Clee Hill head to the Court
The established Clee Hill Victors MXC are running their first meeting of the 2012 season this bank holiday Monday (4th June) at the popular hillside venue of Upton Court and there’s still plenty of room for Late Entries, FROCH and one day licences.
Riders aged 18 and over can have a one day licence on the day at the very popular circuit near Little Hereford, South Shropshire. Phone Ricky Price, 07837 223850 to book! The event will be catering for Juniors straight through the Experts and should be a very interesting day, full of entertainment. Spectators are also welcomed! For further event information, just give Ricky a call! Don’t delay!
A video of the impressive hillside circuit is below! Don’t delay, book in NOW

British Bike Bonanza 2012 – 30th June and 1st July
The Bonanza is fast approaching, held annually at Sallywood Park Horsley, Stroud, Glos the event is well worth attending. Entries are still available for all classes and events but are filling up fast!

Contact Julie on 07961012161 for the following;
The Bonanza Trial (In course) Pre’70 Grass Track and Classic Scramble including this year a past riders parade 30 minutes demonstration on pre’70 4 strokes and pre’67 2 strokes

Andrew on 01453 882461 for the 2nd Round of the Rickman Championships and the Auto Jumble

Get your entries in as soon as possible as spaces are filling up fast.

Telford Vets
Telford will be running a Vets Race at Shawbury on 17th June, if you’re Over 40 and fancy a blast in the Open Vets Group put Vets next to your name when signing on at Club. You can also transfer on the day but it will be on a first come first served basis.

Championships
The MX1/MX2/2-Stroke and Vets Championships blast into action on June 10th, the MX1 and MX2 head to the superb Long Lane with the Vets and 2 Strokes in action at Kerry. See next week’s news for a full preview!

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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