Strijbos, Desalle, Banks-Browne & Dunn sign up for the Hawk International 10th February 2013

Week-on-week top riders from the World Championship scene and British Championship scene are signing up for the 2013 Hawk International on the 10th February at one of the most historic motocross tracks in the UK, Hawkstone Park.

This week 2012 British MX1 Champion, Kevin Strijbos has signed up to race at the Hawk International. Showing his true form in the British Championship last year with HM Plant and winning the Championship he was recognised by the factory Suzuki team and will contest the World Championship again, finishing sixth in the standing in 2012 he will be looking to be amongst the front runners again in 2013.

Kevin Strijbos – “I’m really looking forward to racing at Hawkstone again, it’s a really good track. With it being a sand track it gives us chance to find a good set up for the sand GP’s later in the year. I’m always happy to be racing at the famous Hawkstone Park!”

He will be joined at Hawkstone this year by his Rockstar Suzuki MX team-mate Clement Desalle. Desalle who was runner up in the 2012 MX1 World Championship, he has been fighting hard in recent years to take the crown from Cairoli, will 2013 be the year he can?

The Hawk International has also signed up 2012 MX2 British Champion Elliott Banks-Browne, Elliott fought to the end of the British series last year and took the narrow win. He is eager to get back out on the HM Plant KTM and start his season strongly at Hawkstone, he will be joined by his KTM team-mate James Dunn, James finished fourth in the European 125 Championship in 2012.

To top it off with a full class of British Champions is the 2012 MXY2 Champion Dan Thornhill, racing for the Revo Talon Kawasaki team he will be joined by fellow team-mates Nez Parker and Ross Keyworth.

Another British team to sign up are Oakleaf Kawasaki consisting of Alex Snow, Shane Carless and Jake Millward.

Hawkstone are actively looking for more sponsors of the 2013 event to add to their current loyal supporters. Sponsorship prices start from as little as £250 – for more details or the sponsorship package please contact me on [email protected] or [email protected]

It is once again scheduled to appear on MotorsTV which includes a preview programme. Also it will be extensively covered by the specialist motorcycle press before and after the event which gives a potential sponsor a prime chance to promote their brand.

For entry details please contact Gary Ford on [email protected] or call 07966 367456 – entry forms are available now.

Trade stand enquiries can be made with [email protected] or by calling 01873 840640.

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