ACU says no racing until June

It's going to be a tough year for motocross and off-road sport as bikesport's governing body has said there will be no racing until June, at best. That means the Foxhill and Blaxhall rounds of the British championship are off, too. The official ACU statement says: In light of recent developments

Get off your bike says ACU boss

The chairmain of Brotsh bikesport federation, the ACU, is asking riders to stay off their bikes to alleviate any potential stress on hospitals during the Cornonvirus pandemic. His statement reads: For over a hundred years the ACU, its committee’s and staff have served its members whether they be riders, passengers, support

PM Boris: No emergency services for mass gatherings

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a raft of new measures today to combat Coronovirus, one of which is that emergency services cover will not be made regularly available for mass gatherings, and he mentioned sports events. Although he hasn't banned sports events like motorcycle races, this means it's increasingly

Next two British championship rounds axed

Following the recent COVID-19 outbreak that has halted sporting events across the world, the ACU British Motocross Championship have announced that rounds two and three of the 2020 MXGB campaign are not going to go ahead as planned. The statement says: "The decision to not head to the historic circuits

ACU makes official Little Silver statement

Organised by RHL Activities, Little Silver was to be the first round of the 2020 ACU British Motocross Championship: the event was also to be the first of four combined rounds incorporating the British Youth Championship. Three weeks before the event a facility inspection with the organiser, landowner and ACU representative

Scottish ACU halts bike sport

All bike sport in Scotland run by the SACU has been halted in a bid to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. There has been no response from the ACU or other bike racing organisations yet. The SACU statement says: "The Board of Directors have made the very hard decision

Mud not flu halts British championship opener

It wasn’t the dreaded Coronavirus that forced the opening round of the British championship to be axed but the weather. A muddy paddock packed filled with youth riders’ trucks, safety fears over getting ambulances in and out and potential further damage to the land were the main reasons the event

British championship entries and timetable

It's the first round of the British championship at Little Silver on Sunday, and here's the latest timetable and rider entries. As it has some youth support races, the MX1 riders hit the track for practice at 8.45am and then are only out again for race one at noon. Technical Control:

ACU statement on Coronavirus

Meetings at ACU House have been axed, races are allowed to continue at the discretion of clubs, and a warning for anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms to stay away from events. That's the official word from the ACU right now, meaning Sunday's British motocross championship opener is still on.