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AMCA Motocross This Weekend – 26th March 2013

This weekend has been decimated by the weather yet again, however we do have a small number of events left running, to obtain an entry at one of these events give the club secretary a call on the numbers below.

Marshfield @ Rushmead (29th March – GOOD FRIDAY)

Kenny Smith – 07788 448601

Uley @ Grittenham (31st March – Sunday)

Nigel Lewis – 07775 560676

Raglan @ Pontrilas (31st March – Sunday)

Karen Reed – 07891 774448

Marshfield – Good Friday – Mike Brown Memorial

Marshfield Motocross club are proud to announce their plans for this year’s annual Mike Brown Memorial race meeting, scheduled for bank holiday Good Friday March 29th.Once again we are supporting ’the forever friends appeal’

Bigger and Better than last year!

We have used the feedback from 2012 to tweak and improve all areas.

The racing will follow a similar format to last time, with the Twin shock & Evo ‘Old Friends Race’ topping the bill. Tom Church, Mark Hucklebridge and John May have all entered, ready for the re-match, with both Tom & John this time riding 125’s! They will be joined by a full line up of former top riders including Alan Brown, Mike Church and Nigel Meredith, all keen to show the youngsters how it’s done.

The extra “old school” section of track will make its return but to keep things interesting a different route will be used. The rest of the track will stay mainly as it was with a few improving alterations.

There will be Hole Shot prizes for all classes!  Fastest lap of the day prize for all classes!      15 + amazing raffle prizes. A vastly improved spectator viewing area!  Colerne Sea Scouts will be organising the car parking, so please follow their directions.

There will be three main dealer displays – Bath Ales Beer tent – Bouncy castle – Monster Energy Truck giving away free drinks and merchandise, 3 catering trailers offering a good variety of food, plus 10 other motocross related trade stands.

This meeting is open to AMCA riders from all centres and available to book in online now. All other riders can enter on a one day licence for just £55 Make sure you don’t miss out on what promises to be one of the best meetings this year!

Entry only £5 under 14’s free!

Rushmead Race Park, Marshfield SN14 8LJ signposted off the A420

IMBA Blast Off by Mike Wood

The 2013 IMBA MX1 Championship kicks-off on Easter Sunday with the opening round due to be held at Dunkerque in France. The sand based track, regularly used in Winter months by some of Europe’s top GP stars will prove to be a very tough test for the British lads as they look to bag a big points haul and thus start their 2013 title quest with a big performance.

For 2013 the AMCA Great Britain team will consist of Lee Dunham, Clinton Barrs, Shaun Pearce and newcomer, Lewis Belfield with Eastbourne’s Jackie Mitchell again the manager. Following Sunday’s opener the remaining dates are as follows,

May 12th  Round 2  Czech Republic @ Dalecin

June 9th   Round 3  Great Britain @ Norley

July 14th  Round 4   Belgium @ Werchter

August 18th Round 5 Germany @ Ohlenberg

September 1st Round 6 Switzerland @ TBA

September 15th Round 7 Holland @ Meijel

Good luck to all the lads on their European travels.

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!


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