Cops use DNA spray to tag illegal off-roaders

Blyth police in Northumberland are to be armed with DNS spray to tag illegal off-road bikers in a new clampdown. The official police info says: Motorbike riders who are bringing misery to their communities have been warned they could face serious repercussions – with plain-clothed officers on the lookout for

Three rounds for 2020 French Elite series

Motocross is back to action in August in France, with three rounds of the French Elite series scheduled in August and September, with a maximum of 5000 people on site. For some clubs that was enough to ask for a round of the French Elite series, and the first one was Castelnau de Levis

Dirt Bike Show axed for 2020

The troubled Dirt Bike Show is off for 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The show moved from its home at Stoneleigh last year to Stafford but was much smaller with reduced crowds. it comees a few days after it was announced the bike Motorcycle Live bike show at the

Junior world championship scrapped

The 2020 FIM Junior Motocross World Championship, originally scheduled to take place on the 8th – 9th of August in Megalopolis, Greece, will not be taking place this year. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the global restrictions put in place for safety reasons, many of the 2020 events have been

World sidecarcross championship axed

This year's world sidecarcross championship has been cancelled due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. It will run in 2021. The official information says: The FIM and the promoter Apo Multimedia regret to announce the cancellation of the 2020 FIM Sidecar Motocross World Championship. In making this difficult decision, careful consideration

ACU action plan for youth return

Britain's bikesport federation, the ACU, has revealed its plan for the resumption of Youth Training & Practice in guidelines that apply to England and IOM only, as Wales, Scotland and Ireland have different Covid-19 plans. The ACU statement says: We know that everyone is keen for the resumption of youth activity

MCF outlines return to action

The MCF Federation has revealed its plans to get practice and racing restarted in the UK following the latest Covid-19 advice. It includes youth racing restarting on July 4 - with lots of stipulations. The official info is: Effective from Saturday 6th June (without age restriction): Practice & Training events can

Let’s stamp out illegal riding

Wheelies on the golf course Motocross bikes hit the news once again this week as some bikes were filmed tearing up a famous Ryder Cup golf course at Walton Heath in Surrey. It comes the same weekend as illegal riders went onto the Park Gate track in Kent - which is

Euro youth championship axed

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic the 2020 European Championships EMX65 and EMX85 are cancelled. The finals of the EMX65 and EMX85 championships were set to take place at the popular Loket circuit in Czech Republic, with many of the European youngest talents due to gather for another fantastic weekend of

MCF Team Aid bid to raise charity cash

If ever there was a time to get behind our countries selfless front-line NHS workers, now is the time to do it. The MCF is calling everyone in our sport to drop their guard, forget sports politics and unite in a single-minded show of solidarity and do what so many