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Maxxis Heads to Cadders Hill for Round 3.

The third round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship heads to the sandy circuit at Lyng in Norfolk following the unfortunate cancellation of the Canada Heights round two weeks ago.

The Cadders Hill circuit nearNorwichhas been a stable fixture on the Maxxis Calendar for many years. The fast and flowing circuit with its sandy terrain is a physically demanding motocross venue that has witnessed many titanic battles over recent years including last season’s MX2 races between Elliott Banks Browne and Mel Pocock.

In the MX2 class HM Plant KTMUK’s Elliott Banks Browne will be looking to continue to lead the challenge from the front but with fellow East Anglian GP Star Jake Nicholls entered as a Wild Card competition for the win is sure to be tight, with both riders looking to take the victory in front of their local fans. Steve Lenoir on the Evotech Stevens KTM will be hoping to close the gap at the top, along with Graeme Irwin who currently sits third in the points on the Heads and All Threads Suzuki.

Other riders in the MX2 class that will be looking to turn things around include Bryan MacKenzie and Stephan Sword after both the Scot’s suffered bad results in the second race at the opening round. Young Nathan Watson and Adam Sterry will be both looking to continue on with their strong showings at the opening round.

In the MX1 class Jonathan Barragan goes into the round effectively leading the championship after finishing second overall to Round one wildcard Tommy Searle. Barragan will have to watch out for Kristian Whatley on the MBO Sports Yamaha who seems to have found his form back on the Yamaha. Other riders looking to move up the table include Tanel Leok, Steve Ramon and Nicolas Aubin after making steady starts to the campaign.

Former British Champion Brad Anderson will be looking to put the DNF at Doncaster behind him and challenge for the overall win, while his team mate and local rider Dorren Coutts will be hoping to make the step onto the podium. Wildcard riders include former British Champion Carl Nunn on the Stebbings Southside MX KTM who will be looking to mix it with the top riders in MX1, while Luke Benstead takes the other MX1 wild card ride on the Danger UK Suzuki.

Cadders Hill will also feature the second round of the MXY2 class and John Adamson will be looking to extend his lead over Robert Davidson and Ollie Osmaston. Other riders worth keeping an eye on including Fraser Wakeford, Chris Bayliss, and Joe Bamfield while the 2012 MXY85 Champion Josh Gilbert on the Honda will be hoping to impact on the event.

The Cadders Hill circuit is situated one mile north of the A1067 Norwich to Fakenham Road, or three miles from the A47 Norwich to King’s Lynn Road and is signposted from these major roads on the day of the event. If you are using GPS Navigation Systems, the track is located at postcode NR9 5QZ. Grid Reference: TG 068175.The Cadders Hill track is situated one mile North of the A1067 Norwich to Fakenham Road, or three miles from the A47 Norwich to King’s Lynn Road and is signposted from these major roads on the day of the event. If you are using GPS Navigation Systems, the track is located at postcode NR9 5QZ. Grid Reference: TG 068175.The Cadders Hill track is situated one mile North of the A1067 Norwich to Fakenham Road, or three miles from the A47 Norwich to King’s Lynn Road and is signposted from these major roads on the day of the event. If you are using GPS Navigation Systems, the track is located at postcode NR9 5QZ. Grid Reference: TG 068175.The Cadders Hill track is situated one mile North of the A1067 Norwich to Fakenham Road, or three miles from the A47 Norwich to King’s Lynn Road and is signposted from these major roads on the day of the event. If you are using GPS Navigation Systems, the track is located at postcode NR9 5QZ. Grid Reference: TG 068175.

Practice starts at 9am with the first MX2 race leaving the start line at 12:15pm. Tickets cost £45 for a Family Ticket, £20 for Adults £15 for Concessions and £5 for Children, for more information please visit www.mxgb.co.uk.

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