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Expanded ScotMX series goes SACU

Stuart Flockharts year-old ScotMX racing series for 2020 has a new format will see racing held over a two-day weekend program with lap-timed qualifying for every group. Youth Championships are to race across both days , and Adult Championships being solely fought over one day.

The series has increased to 7 rounds through 2020 and the team are going to allow one dropper round making 6 of the 7 count towards the season’s overall Championship points (with exception of the Saturday only Round 4 at Doune where all points from that round will count ).

Round 1 – 7/8 March – Tain
Round 2 – 11/12 April – Duns
Round 3 – 2/3 May – Lochgilphead
Round 4 – Sat 13 June – Doune *
Round 5 – 15/16 August – Rhynie
Round 6 – 26/27 September – Drumclog
Round 7 – 10/11 October – Leuchars

ScotMX are excited with our return to the home of Scottish Motocross through an agreement to affiliate to SACU ( Scottish Auto Cycle Union ) , running the official Scottish Motocross Championship for them through 2020 and beyond in a multi year plan with the ambition to lift the sport to new higher levels .

Stuart Flockhart of : “I’m delighted with the progress our series has made in only one year , along with the great feedback and support we have gained from our riders . I’ve been in contact with SACU in recent months and was very impressed with the updated package they are now offering to Scottish clubs . When you combine their solid insurance policy available at an attractive new pricing level , together with their +100 year history in Scottish Motorcycling and the connections brought by affiliation to SACU , this made for an easy decision to join the Scottish Auto Cycle Union to develop our ScotMX racing series . “

ScotMX are currently preparing website changes to allow for easier 2020 licence application and race entry, links will be available soon .

Official Press Release statement from SACU : The Board of Directors of the SACU have been working to bring Motocross back to the SACU after a long absence. After some success last season, it became obvious that we needed to partner with an established name within the sport to take the sport forward in a sustainable way.

We are delighted to announce that we have agreed terms with Stuart Flockhart and ScotMX to promote the SACU Scottish Championship in 2020 and in 2021. Stuart’s name is well known in the annals of Scottish Motocross as a former multiple Scottish Champion in Youth and Adult classes, top level competitor in British and World Championships. We have invited Stuart to the Board of Directors to act as our Motocross Consultant working with Stewart Campbell to give us a new sustainable championship. 

2020 will see a 7 round Scottish SACU Championship across all classes across most of Scotland’s best known tracks. SACU Chairman Sandy Mack noted : “ We are delighted to agree terms with Stuart to run his series as the SACU Scottish Motocross Championships. Stuart has the ability and credibility across the sport to deliver a series we can be proud of. Through the efforts of Stewart Campbell our Motocross Committee Chairman, we’ve been working to bring motocross back to the SACU for some years however the sport has changed and to work properly in motocross again we needed the right promoter. We look forward to working with Stuart long into the future. ”

SACU MX Chairman Stewart Campbell today confirmed that the 2020 SACU Scottish Motocross Championship is all set to return under promoters Stuart Flockhart & his partner Louise at ScotMX – “ Stuart,  Louise and and their team had an impressive success in 2019 with their “All Comers“ series. This is great news for Scottish riders and we know that the team over at Flockhart HQ will be busy behind the scenes ensuring that this is a Championship to remember . We wish the team all the best for the 2020 season. “

Image by Bruce Frew.