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AMCA Motocross this weekend – 2nd June 2013

This weekend sees a bumper list of AMCA Motocross events on the calendar, with some superb choices for entries for late entries, if you haven’t already booked in do so now to avoid disappointment.

Sunday 2nd June

Macclesfield at Shawbury – SY4 4EA

Sonia Fareham – 07812 107523

Nantwich at Ellesmere – LL13 0NA

Phil Jones – 07837 917736

Shobdon at Shobdon – HR6 9NJ

Martin Attwood – 07967 228754

Leicester at Market Harborough – LE16 7QX

Bluey Walker – 07790 120129

Kinver at Boraston  – SY8 3AY

Ricky Chamberlain – 07921 568005

Hereford at Walterstone – HR2 0DZ

Peter Reed – 07748 598874

 

Late Entries are available at the above event give the secretary a call, One Day Licences are also available on the day for over 18’s and Under 18’s who have registered with the AMCA. The cost of these on the day is £55 (all in), this includes the One Day Licence and Entry Fee so there are no other hidden costs.

MX2 IMBA Italy – 2nd June

Team AMCA Great Britain make the very long trip this weekend to Mantova in Italy for round four of the 2013 IMBA MX2 European Championship. Top Brit at present is Jack Cox in 6th place with Paul Neale 10th, Ryan Crowder 12th and Scott Mathia 15th.

Words and pic of Paul Neale by Mike Wood

Geoff Rogers 1930 – 2013

It is with great sadness that we heard of the death of Geoff Rogers.  Geoff was an active member of the Clee Hill Victors Motorcycle Club for over 25 years.  Geoff’s interest in motorcycles began at the early age of 14!!! when he would entertain the locals racing around the village of Cardington on one of his many British classic motorcycles.  At the age of 18 he joined the army as a tank driver in Africa.  On returning he completed his electrical apprenticeship before he started his own business in 1973.

In 1984 Geoff became a social member of the CHV where he was known for his determination in winning “10p nearest the bottle of whisky competition”!!! During his membership he was awarded the position of Club President which he held for many years. He was known by many both here and abroad for his friendship, with, banter and would take any opportunity to tell a joke.

Geoff shared his passion for motocross with his family, which included his two sons Kev and Steve who will always be grateful for his vast knowledge, experience and his unconditional support throughout their motocross racing years.

Geoff leaves his wife Cilla, children Sue, Steve, Julie, Kev and Grandchildren.

Geoff loved The Llan, Twitchen and it is planned to organise a motorcycle procession for all who knew him and wish to participate from The Hundred House, Purslow to The Llan before laying him to rest there – the place he loved.  The family would love you to join the procession on two or four wheels and go along and tell them your tales about Geoff.  For details please email [email protected]  or telephone Steve Rogers 01743 366257 or Kev Rogers 0781 4731257.

Words by Kev Rogers

Bolton go BIG

The Bolton club are hosting a cracker of an event on the 16th June incorporating a round of the popular Northern Junior Vets as well as a round of the North West Group Championships at the excellent Bleak Hall circuit. Entries are available online and through the clubs so book in now to avoid to avoid disappointment.

Western Classic Bonanza

The Western Classic club host the annual Bonanza event on the weekend of the 29th and 30th June at Horsley, the usual format of the weekend will take place with a trial on the Saturday and a scramble on the Sunday. For further info please call Julie Short on 07961 012161.

Bath Classic 9th June CANCELLED

The Bath Classic club have had to regrettably cancel their meeting due to be held on 9th June at Temple Cloud, the club would like to pass on their apologies to the riders.

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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