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ACU rules on post-July 19 sport

The Prime Minister, hosted a press conference on Monday 5th July to set out plans for the final step of the Roadmap in England.  Step 4 is expected to begin on Monday 19th July if the government’s ‘four tests’ for easing COVID restrictions have been met.  This will be confirmed

Benstead blitzes Blaxhall

Benstead Claims Overall at Round 3 of the Instanda / Stebbings ACU Eastern Motocross Championship at Blaxhall. Luke Benstead took the win Woodbridge MCC hosted round three of the Eastern Centre Motocross Championships, sponsored by Instanda and Stebbings Car Superstore on Sunday. Held in fine sunny conditions, the Blaxhall circuit was prepped

Government confirms no plans to register dirt bikes

During Tuesday's Parliamentary Question time, it was confirmed by Rachel Maclean MP that there is no legal requirement for vehicles that are used off road to be registered. In 1994, the DVLA introduced a voluntary scheme toregister ‘off-road’ motorcycles. That scheme was extended to 1996 to include all mechanically propelled

British sidecar date shuffle

Following recent changes to World and National events the ACU Motocross Committee are pleased to confirm the revised calendar for the ACU British Sidecar Cross Championship for 2021. The changes to the calendar willsee the start of the championship pushed back to the 30th May at Dean Moor. The new calendar

ACU warning for UK elite sportmen abroad

The ACU advises all holders of letters of exemption (from isolation on arrival in England) that with immediate effect such letters issued before 4 January 2021 are now withdrawn. If you need a new exemption letter you will need to reapply. Please read this update carefully.Elite Sport Exemption does not apply

ACU advice on a return to riding

The Prime Minister has announced the government’s roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in England. This is the ACU's official take on a return to riding: In a statement to parliament yesterday (Monday 22nd February) the PM paid tribute to the extraordinary success of the UK’s vaccination programme and the resolve

14 clubs reveal championship dates

It's time to get booked in for lots of different UK club championships. Our partners GoRaceMX have already got the dates and booking sorted for lots of club races and championships - which are all Covid-dependent, of course. Here are the dates, just click on the link to book in

The massive cost of riding abroad post-Brexit

The new Brexit rules means it's more complicated and a lot more pricey to take a competition bike abroad to race or practice. You'll now need an ATA Carnet which costs from £240+VAT. Then you have to fork out a refundable 40% deposit of the price of the bike, or

Cost-cutting ACU advises on Brexit travel

Britain's bikesport federation is to go to a three-day working week from next week in a bid to cut costs while there is no organised bikesport in the UK due to the lockdown. The office will be open Tuesdays-Thursdays until the end of March, unless Covid rules change. It's a time

Scottish Six Days trial axed

The most famous trial in the world, the Scottish Six Days has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It was due to be run May 3-8. A statement from organiser Pete Bremner said: "It is with a heavy heart that the Edinburgh and