Le Touquet beach race axed

The famous Le Touquet beach race in northern France has bee cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It was set to run on 22-24 January, and there had been talk of running the event without spectators to stay within lockdown rules in France. But it's now been axed. A statement

French Sand series down to three rounds

The new calendar for the 3AS Racing French Sand Championship is now down to three events. Le Touquet usually closes the championship but now becomes the opening event, on January 22, 23 and 24, 2021. It's beleieved the event will run, but there will be no spectators. After two weeks recovery, the

Watson signs Honda for sand race series

Nathan Watson will race the French sand race championship for the Honda France SR Motoblouz team next season, ending his factory KTM deal to race the WESS world enduro series. The SR Honda team fields Jeremy Van Horebeek and Valentin Guillod in the MXGP series. Van Horebeek has raced some beach races

Skegness beach race axed

The AMCA's popular Skegness beach race is the latest casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic. The official statement says: It is with deep regret that we have had to cancel the Skegness Beach Race this year Thank you for bearing with us through this challenging time, we really appreciate it. We’re looking

Weston shortlisted for major global award

The Weston Beach Race has been recognised in the 2020 Event Production Awards for Sporting Event of the Year. The Event Production Awards globally recognises distinguished individuals and teams in the successful delivery of outdoor and live events to take centre stage and gain the recognition they deserve. Weston Beach Race, the

British one-two in French sand

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Nathan Watson has secured his third victory of the season in the CFS: Championnat de France des Sables, extending his series lead following a commanding win at round six in Grayan-et-L’Hopital. Teammate Camille Chapeliere delivered another strong showing in the deep French sand to claim

Brits on top in French beach race

Brits Todd Kellett and Nathan Watson ruled Sunday's French beach race series. Yamaha man Kellett took the race win and moved up to second in the series. And Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Nathan Watson continues to lead the CFS: Championnat de France des Sables beach race series following a

Watson wins in wet France

British MX of Nations star Nathan Watson took his factory KTM to victory in the French beach race series, while his brother Ben took sixth in a one-off outing for fun. And there was more success for the Brits as Todd Kellett took second place, and holds second in the

Watson wins to lead French championship

After last week’s opener in Berck, the Championnat de France des Sables moved north to Loon-Place, near Dunkirk, for round two. Returning to a traditional beach race format, the fight for victory was played out over a gruelling two-and-a-half-hour race. Placing as runner-up at round one following a couple of mistakes, Nathan