Maxxis pulls out of British championship

Maxxis will end its 14-year partnership with the ACU as title-sponsor of the British Motocross Championship from the 2020 season. Due to changing needs following substantial growth over the years, the Maxxis brand marketing activity will now take a more globally-focussed approach to its sponsorship strategies and a shift of domestic focus to

British GP causes date shuffle

Despite being dropped from the provisional MXGP calendar for 2020, the British GP at Matterley is back on and will be the first round of the series next year. Sadly there is no EMX 2T round there, but there is an EMX125 and WMX round. And that means the ACU

Simpson wins as Searle closes on British title

Simpson flies to victory Shaun Simpson took another double win in the Foxhill Maxxis British championship round, the penultimate round of the series. But Tommy Searle, who started the day 49 points in front but with a broken hand, rode wisely to take third overall. Searle leads Simpson in moto two It

250 two-strokes in British MX2 series

A rule change for 2020 will see 250cc 2-Strokes competing in the Maxxis MX2 class. The capacity for the Maxxis MX2 class will be bikes over 120cc up to 250cc for 2-stroke engines and over 175cc up to 250cc 4-stroke engines. The proposal has been in consideration since the 2018 season

Searle victorious despite high-speed pile-up

Searle rode hurt but took the red plate A horrific high-speed crash that wiped out more than half a dozen of the top men in the first corner of the opening MX1 race may have been the unfortunate incident that marred the Blaxhall British champions round, but going down hard didn’t stop Tommy Searle

Canada Heights Maxxis Highlights

The GP men took on the local heroes as round three of the Maxxis British championship hit the revamped Canada Heights circuit for some bar-banging action. Shaun Simpson, Tommy Searle, Harri Kullas, Conrad Mewse, Dylan Walsh and Alvin Ostland face British national riders like Josh Gilbert and Jake Millward in this

Simpson tops Canada Heights as Mewse crashes out

Team manager Dickie Dye urges on Shaun Simpson Shaun Simpson beat his arch rival Tommy Searle in both MX1 races to clinch the overall honours in Sunday’s third round of the British championship at Canada Heights, extending his lead in the series to eight points. But it was disaster in the

Maxxis highlights from Lyng!

Arch rivals Tommy Searle and Shaun Simpson slugged it out again in the MX1 class, while Conrad Mewse took on all-comers like Dylan Walsh and Josh Gilbert in MX2. And the youth classes saw a two-stroke v four-stroke clash! Check out our highlights of the British motocross championship round two from

Searle edges Simpson in Lyng clash

Blast off for the first MX1 clash Tommy Searle edged out his title rival Shaun Simpson for to honours in Sunday’s second round of the British championship at Lyng in Norfolk, although they both drew level on points. Simpson holds off Searle Searle came through from a top ten start in the first moto