This weekend the outdoor race season kicks off with one of the biggest attended events on the UK Motocross calendar. The Hawkstone International is GO! Despite the horrendous British weather over the past month the Hawkstone track is looking great and the HIMX team have set to work prepping the course for the big event this weekend, Sunday 23rd February.
Some of the biggest names in MX will line-up next to each other on the grid this Sunday in what is due to be one of the best races of the season. From the GP World, current World Champion Jeffrey Herlings has committed to racing the event adding to that in MX2 – Cremers – Karro – Lenoir – Barr – Dunn – Thornhill – Anstie – Pocock – Bradshaw – Watson and many more it will be interesting to see who can push the World Champion on race day.
The MX1 class is also packed with some fantastic names including British fans favourite Tommy Searle. He has some hard competition in the form of Simpson – de Reuver – Irwin – Gregory – Law – Rattray – Krestinov – Nicholls (injury dependant) – Waters – Clarke – Goncalves and many more – full entry lists below.
Many people have been worried about the weather but the HIMX team have been working hard to ensure this year everyone will enjoy a good days racing. They have a new sponsor on board called ‘EVE’. They supply make shift trak matting for car parks and walk ways and this will be in place at Hawkstone this weekend. – http://www.evetrakway.co.uk/products/trakway-systems
Some videos of the track and car park have been uploaded on the Facebook page and all is looking really well and held the weather well.
With the forecast in Shrewsbury looking good this week the entire HIMX team are excited about putting on a great event for the fans and riders.
Tickets are only available to buy on the gate and will be £25 per adult including a free race programme and under 14′s are free.
Camping will be £20 per pitch – motorhome/tent/caravan.
Parking on site is also free.