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Herlings in for 2014 Hawkstone International

The HIMX team are delighted to confirm the attendance of double World MX2 Champion Jeffrey Herlings who will ride at the Hawkstone International on the 23rd February 2014.

Herlings was scheduled to ride at the event in 2013 before the weather forced the event to be cancelled. Herlings will ride once again in 2014 for the official factory Red Bull KTM team.

Dutchman Jeffrey dominated the World Championship scene winning 15 of the 17 overall races missing two rounds due to injury and is eager to make his debut at the Hawkstone International in 2014.

The official Kawasaki Motors UK MX1 team, Oakleaf Kawasaki have confirmed their attendance at the race. This includes riders Shane Carless, and Priit Ratsep in the MX1 class and Gradie Featherstone and American Tyler Villopoto in the MX2 class, Tyler being the younger brother of US star Ryan. The team will be out in full force at the Hawkstone International on the 23rdFebruary.

Race Secretary Gary Ford said “We are delighted that Jeffrey has made his commitment to us again at Hawkstone and we really hope this time all will be ok with the weather and we are able to showcase some of the World’s best riders. We are also pleased with so much interest from the UK teams and looking forward to hosting them at the track.”

Hawkstone are actively looking for more sponsors of the 2014 event, Sponsorship prices start from as little as £250. Sponsorship packages include entry tickets, track bannering, company logo and link on www.hawkstoneinternationalmx.com for a full year plus much more for more details or the sponsorship package please contact me on[email protected] or [email protected]. The sooner you join up the longer you get in advertising!

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.

Press enquiries to [email protected]

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.

For more information see: www.hawkstoneinternationalmx.com 

For Directions to Hawkstone Motocross circuit click here: http://hawkstoneinternationalmx.com/travel-accommodation/

Facebook – www.facebook.com/HawkstoneInternational

Twitter – @HIMX2013

Image: KTM Images/Ray Archer

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