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Enduro News was started in 1998 by Bob Mullins to promote
the 1999 2nd round of the FIM World Enduro Championship held in Llandovery
Enduro is the offroad motorcycle equivalent of car rallying. Riders follow a
marked course & compete over timed stages. It requires the technical
ability of Trials & the speed of Motocross. As well as the ATV
machines made by Honda, Yamaha,
Suzuki & Kawasaki there are specialists manufacturers such KTM,
BMW, Husaberg, Husqvarna, GasGas, TM, Sherco & Aprilia. The machines require
tough suspension & road legal Mx tyres. Tyre manufacturers such
as Metzeler Maxxis Michelin & Pirelli sponsor the events. There
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Tom Sagar wins Knighton
19/20th July On Friday afternoon Mid Wales basked in a Mediterranean
heatwave as the competitors gathered for the 3rd Round of ACU Edmondson Racing British
Enduro Championship near Knighton. The golden sun shone down on the drying
fields of yellowing corn as the riders walked the tests but it was not to last as heavy overnight rain drenched the
Radnor Forest. Report- Photos
Colwyn Bay KTM Team Tom Sagar & Brad Freeman mid season - UPDATE
French Enduro Championship
19/20th July Under the heavy heat of a beautiful July day that closes the first
day of racing Villebret. ASM Villebret, Moto Club organizer, will have to
draw on all its resources to succeed in organizing this wonderful race. Details
SEEC Hare n Hounds Embley Wood hosted by Carshalton MCC
Jacko wins at Embley wood
A superb forest loop in perfect conditions suited James (Jacko) Jackman
down to a tee, despite a good battle with Phil Wiffen in the early stages
which kept them both focused it was not too long before Jacko pulled a good
lead which he held on to take victory.
Round 2 - Ashby
Eddy’s Enduro-X provided the crowds at Ashby Moto Parc with the most
spectacular racing ever witnessed at the venue on Wednesday evening. Report Postscript
The next night David Knight won an EnduroX at Glenarm Carrigfergus Report
4 Hour Series Final Round Houson’s Blasts Ellington Apart!! Report: ROR Media Images: CH-Images The final round of the RideoffroadUK Putoline backed 4 hour
enduro series reached its climax at Ellington Banks last Sunday. It turned
out to be some of the closest class battles of the season to date. The
Sportsman team class and overall series win went to Mark and Marc Vardy;
they won the race by a mere 2 seconds after 4 long hours of racing from
Chris Vines and Ryan Newberry. Details
Trial World Championship
Trials return to its place of birth The British Grand Prix this coming weekend marks round six of
eight in the 2014 FIM Trial World Championship. With a mere four points
separating the two main title contenders the two days of action at the Nord
Vue venue near Penrith may prove decisive in the ultimate fight to become
King between Toni Bou – Repsol Honda and Adam Raga – Gas Gas. Details
WOR EVENTS PUTOLINE HARE SCRAMBLES
RD 7 - JULY @ BERWYN LEISURE PARK Report: Keith Williams The PUTOLINE HARE SCRAMBLES rd 7 took place last weekend at Berwyn
Leisure Park in North Wales.
Running on a 5 mile lap the course was a fast and flowing affair with allot
of off camber sections and tricky climbs and drops. A Fun Saturday had taken
place the day before with a RED day and the WOR Events annual awards night
with the crazy marshals race, the Master of the Mountain Hill climb and Hog
roast and DJ ...along with over 90 trophies being handed out. Details
Bristow wins Ladies World Trials Championship
Comblain au Pont (Belgium) - 13.07.2014 Despite the wet and damp conditions at the opening round of this year’s
Ladies WTC Emma Bristow and Sherco took a clear convincing win. Details
Hicks wins CTR EVENTS Summer Series Championship
Round 4 Kalem Hicks popped over the hill to take a well-earned CTR SSC RD4 win
however he didn’t get it a his own way and had to work and push hard for
3hr Hare & Hounds Saturday 12th July saw Enduroland run a further taster event for
its proposed 3 hour hare and hound championships in 2015 .
Although a rather low entry the club ran regardless and a great 3 hours was
enjoyed by the riders that did attend .a lap of around 12-14 minutes was built
at the awesome Deliverance venue in Bedfordshire. with the following results. Details
Cotswold Enduro Club
Rock Oil H&H, Slow Pete & Club Championship
Llansilin The peaceful valleys around Llansilin, North Wales, echoed with the
sound of engines bouncing off their rev limiters and tyres screaming for
grip on one small, tough section of Cotswold Enduro Club’s event at the
Bull City Trial set to score a Manchester hat-trick Saturday 4th October will see the established Red Bull City Trial
return to Manchester for a third year in succession, with this latest
edition promising to be the biggest and best to date thanks to a stronger
World class entry, an entirely new and never been seen before course plus an
incredible new location.Details
Mike Davies is stepping down as the Welsh ISDE team manager at the end
of 2014. Mike would like to thank all the sponsors, clubs, helpers and
not forgetting the riders who have helped to achieve some fantastic
results over the years against World class competition.
Anyone interested in taking on the position should contact Mike on 07710
947480 or email email@example.com
To finish his term in office Mike is taking a team of Junior riders to
the last round of the UEM in the Czech Republic on the 6/7th September.
The riders will be Adam James, Garin Rosser and Joe Wootton. This will
be their first time in International competition and they will be riding
under the MCC of Wales banner supported by the Sports Council of Wales.
Mike feels that it is important to encourage the younger riders as they
are the future of Enduro in Wales. If anyone would like to support the
team you can contact Mike as above
Eddy breaks new ground.
The fifth round of the Fast Eddy Rock Oil XC Championship breaks new
ground this coming weekend, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th July at a
brand new venue: Brake Hill Farm near Kettering.
Brake Hill Farm is a terrific venue and has a host of features that will
keep riders entertained for hours. An MX track leads to rolling
hillsides and woodland areas then out into the fields for some fast and
This venue is set to be yet another Fast Eddy gem with easy access,
plenty of parking and central location, close to the A14. The venue is
situated on Grafton Road, Brigstock, Kettering, Northants. Postcode is
Saturday will see a FED practice day giving riders a chance to
familiarise themselves with the new venue while Sunday hosts three
races, starting with the Youth race followed by the Vets, Novice and
Sportsman riders with the Pro, Expert Clubman and Youth 13-16 in the
For more info go to www.fasteddyracing.com
or call 01543 370070 for details and entries.
Saturday & 6 Hr 2man team & Ironman Endurothon 26/27th JULY
We are pleased to replace the cancelled Hawkstone venue with a superb
alternative and something different for the riders...
A RED saturday as normal will be followed on the Sunday by a 6hr two man
team and Ironman event
We have run over the years some two man team and Iron man events....back
in the day they ran for 6hrs..but last few years they dropped to 4hrs
duration.....we are going back to roots of the 6 hr...
The brilliant relationship we have with the land owners at Baden Hall
has meant that we have managed to get an extra date for the year at this
super popular venue and will endeavor to acheive a near half hour lap
for the 6 hr enduro....
Running within the 6hr race schedule is also a "normal" 2hr
race for those that fancy that.... The 6 hr Endurothon will start at
09:30am and run through till 3.30pm....The rules are easy to
follow....Only one team member is out there on the course at a time and
when they swap over with their partner for a rest and refuel the other
rider is then clocking up the laps for the team....Obvioulsy with the
Iron man class, its the hardy solo rider doing the 6hrs of racing on his
/ her own...
The 2 hr race will start at 1.30pm and run through till the events
chequered flag at 3.30pm.
Please make sure if entering as a team you fill out the online entry
form with both riders surnames.. IE SMITH / JONES
All riders are welcome for this 6hr special and a simple pricing
structure is set up.
2 Man teams £70 per team - Iron man £50 - 2 hr race £40 Enter Enter the RED SATURDAY ACTION HERE Details
or call / text 07803698061 ASAP so we know what numbers to expect and
Oil RaceXC Championship - Round 5 - XC & Practice weekender -
26th & 27th July - Northaw Equestrian Centre, Potters Bar, Herts,
EN6 4NT - Saturday Youth 10-11am, 11am-3pm, Kids & Dads Quads 3.30-
5.30pm - Sunday Adult XC race 9.30-11am - 11am-4pm Freeride/practice
On the weekend of 2/3rd August we will be holding our annual weekender at the
fabulous ‘Hometown’ Farm on Exmoor. This stunning venue is set in the
heart of the Ex valley and really offers something for everyone. The site is
in excess of 350 acres comprising of undulating fields, woodland, hills and
valleys. We have created the track so it is suitable for all levels so if you
are just looking for a potter round the fields or if you are looking for the
challenge of the extreme ups and downs the choice is yours. We are on site for
the full two days so there is plenty of ride time, we will be running a ‘King
of the Hill’ competition and a timed special test for those who are looking
for that added bit of competition – Prizes for the winners.
Two days of riding 9.30am – 5pm
On site toilets
On site catering – Quality food and drink is available to buy from ‘Love
On site Paramedics – Countywide Medical will be keeping you safe as usual
‘King of the Hill’ competition
Timed special test section
Prices – In advance by PayPal
Saturday Pass - £30.00
Sunday Pass - £30.00
Weekend Pass - £55.00
Camping per van/Tent - £10.00 www.coreoffroadevents.co.uk
Enduroland THE CHACOMBE 10 10 hour enduro and ciderfest - Seales Hill Farm, Charcombe
near Banbury, OX17 2BH - Details -
Welsh Motorcycle Federation Solo Enduro Championship Bwlchciliau Enduro
Sunday 10th August 2014 organised by Builth Wells Motor Club
This year’s event has been brought back to the 10th August to take advantage
of the Mediterranean weather offed in Mid Wales at that time of year.
The club has been has been working hard to improve this year’s event by
reversing and lengthening the test and improving the going of the 10 mile lap.
The course is suitable for all abilities with plenty of marshes on hand to
assist and encourage if required.
Hope to see you on Sunday 10th
Builth Wells MC Regs
Forms for the forthcoming Rhayader 2 Day Enduro are now available. This is a return for this high profile enduro, which hasn’t run since
2006. As previous this will be a round of the ACU British Enduro Championship
& will run on Saturday/Sunday 30th/31st August. The
event will start at the Club’s popular hillside venue at Cwmythig, 2 miles
north of the Rhayader, right in the heart of Mid-Wales. The course will
include forestry sections in the in-famous Waun, Cwmysgawen, Cwmcynydd &
Red Lion Forests, with a X-Country styled Special Test at Saintswell & a
Motocross Test at Cwmythig. The lap will be approximately 40 miles in length,
the amount of laps to be completed will decided nearer the time. The event
will have a Parc Ferme & the route will be reversed for day 2. There are
classes for Championship, Expert, Clubman, Veteran Over 40’s, Veteran Over
50’s, Ladies & Sportsman. On-Line entries are now open from the ACU
entries website - EntriesOr simply send in the completed attached Entry Forms. For further
information, check out the Clubs website – www.rdmcc.co.uk
The original Fast Eddy is back at Hawkstone Park.
4th and 5th October.
Some fifteen years after the initial Hawkstone Park Fast Eddy event, the
first ever high-profile Hare and Hounds, Paul Edmondson returns to this iconic
venue with spectacular plans to reset the bar in terms of showmanship.
A series of races will run throughout the weekend of October 4-5th,
attracting many of the top names from the worlds of Motocross and Enduro. This
really will be a Clash of the Titans in the Pro class with several top riders
already confirmed to ride the event.
Paul Edmondson already has a number of events in mind and the weekend will
include a FED day followed by the GBXC Sprint Nationals, Youth race, Steady
Eddy and a return to the original Fast Eddy event to round off the weekend at
this World-class venue where riders and spectators can enjoy the electric
atmosphere that is sure to be present throughout the weekend.
Although the original Fast Eddy at Hawkstone was a memorable event Paul
Edmondson now has fifteen more years of experience in running top-notch
events, every ounce of which will be used to ensure that the 2014 outing will
be one of the most memorable of all time with a return of the start-line
girls, National anthem and several other surprises in store.
Entries open on August 1st and a significant discount is on offer for
riders who enter before September 1st. Entry information will be posted on www.gbxc.co.uk
and is also available by calling 01543 370070. Even though Hawkstone Park is
possibly the highest profile venue in the UK, prices will, as with all Fast
Eddy events, be very reasonable and affordable..