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Late Entries and Day Licences available

The AMCA Motocross season kicks off this weekend with 2 awesome events scheduled.

Late entries and day licences are available at both events, give the club secretary a call to book in.

Sandbach at Preston Docks

Gail Thomas – 07703 408190

Kinver at Bromsberrow

Ricky Chamberlain – 07921 568005 after 6pm

Sidecar Championship – Kick off 9th March

The opening round of the 2014 AMCA Sidecar Championship takes place on 9th March at the excellent Long Lane circuit.

Some exciting news for the Sidecar crews, IMBA Qualification has also been revamped dramatically for 2014 with three of the first five Rounds being used as qualification for a place in the GB Team to compete in this year’s IMBA Sidecarcross Championship which kicks off with a trip to Oss, Holland on June 22nd. The 6 Round Series, which runs from June to September, visits France, Holland, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland as well as the home GB Round in August at Rhayader, Mid-Wales.

Two places are up for grabs in the GB Team (possibly three) and they are open to new AMCA members for 2014 (i.e. – teams who did not hold an AMCA licence in 2013). This is a first for the AMCA as in previous years only teams who raced under the AMCA banner the previous year were allowed to ride in IMBA competition the following season.

Get your AMCA Licence now!

Cotswold

The Cotswold club have had to cancel 9th March event due to the circuit being waterlogged. The club have also changed venue on the 23rd March from Ashby to Haresfield.

Narberth- 6th April Cancelled

The Narberth club have had to cancel their event due to run on 6th April, the land that the club were due to use is being sold and an alternative that they have been offered is waterlogged.

Narberth 2013 Trophy Winners Trial Championship

The Trophys will be presented before the start of Narberth Classics next trial on 2nd March 2014, at Cresswell Barn Farm, Creswell Quay, 11am signed from junction of A40 & A4075 Canaston Bridge.

Trophy Winners

Blue Route

Pre 65

1st – Terry Watkins 25

Twinshock

1st – Brian Norman 73 / 2nd – Mike Fitch 53 / 3rd – Keith Lessiter 34

Mono Shock

1st – Keith Knott 64 / 2nd – Trevor Beck 61 / 3rd – Emily Waters 42 / 4th – Oriel Rees 38

School Person

1st – Cory Evans 25

White Route   

Twinshock

1st – Mick Maskelyne 25

Mono Shock

1st – Eieian Davies 73 / 2nd – Dave Bower 66 / 3rd – Euros Davies 48

Red Route

Mono Shock

1st – Wayne Jones 25

School Person

1st – Leam Fenn 25

Yellow Route

Mini Youth

Joint 1st – Joe Brown & Hefyn Williams 25 points each

The Club is also looking for any sponsors for the 2014 Championship of 4 rounds, any offers would be gratefully received.

Please Note the date for the clubs “The Gentle One” easy Hare and hounds Enduro has been changed to June 1st to avoid a clash with a local motocross event.

A warm welcome will be given to anyone, who comes to the Trial and the Enduro.

Terry Wilde

A Celebration Memorial for the late Terry Wilde to be held on 15th MARCH 2014 – 7.30pm at Bishop Vesey (Public House), Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield B73 5XA.

Interested in joining the AMCA as a MX club?

Every AMCA motocross event is guaranteed a minimum of £2,500 for the host club! If you are interested in affiliating to the AMCA as a club, or already are, then this massive increase in the minimum return means less financial risk and better events for all AMCA members!

Have an AMCA Transponder that your not using???

AMCA myLaps TRANSPONDERS – Calling all ex- AMCA members!!

Do you still have an AMCA transponder lurking in the garage, hiding in a tool box or nestling in a kit bag?

If you’ve hung up your MX boots for good, AMCA will give you £30 cash for your second hand transponder!

Send it back to the AMCA office along with details of your name and address and we can either send you a cheque or if you include your bank details we can pay it direct into your bank account.

Don’t delay – send it back today!

AMCA Office, Unit 28 Navigation Way, Cannock, WS11 7 XU

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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