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February date for Hawkstone International

Salop Motor Club are now in a position to release the date of the 26th February for the 2023 Ashbrook – Hawkstone International. The organisers waited for the final GP calendar to be released and are looking forward to another successful event. SMC are also delighted to announce they have retained ASHBROOK – as a title sponsor.

The team are really looking forward to the event in 2023, once again it is set to draw in a huge crowd and some great riders with a few changes to the schedule.

In 2023 we will mix 20 of the best MX1 riders with 20 of the best MX2 riders, each Championship will be scored individually, and points and prizes awarded per class. The Super Final will also be mixed with the MX2 riders having a 3 – 4 second advantage like in previous years with the results decided as they cross the line. The support classes will be an adult mixed class and an EMX125 class.

It is hoped several GP stars will attend the event with names being announced over the coming months. Entries will open soon for the MX1 and MX2 (invitation only) classes and for 2023 we have the Adult Support race and the EMX125 class again please contact Gary Ford on

For trade stand enquiries contact Vicki Ireland and Martin Beddoes –

Sponsorship and PR enquiries –

The Hawkstone International will give the fans an opportunity to some of the World’s best riders in the UK in 2023. This is a prime opportunity to see new teams, new riders and some of the best racers in the World battle against each other at one of the most famous MX circuits. The enormous turnout of spectators and together with all the top teams preparing for their long seasons ahead, make the now traditional season opener in the UK a must on anyone’s calendar.

Gary Ford – Event Secretary – “Once again we are really looking forward to the event in 2023, we are hoping to draw some world class riders to Hawkstone and have a good pre season race meeting before the GPs kick off.

We are really pleased that Ashbrook have committed to the Hawkstone International as title sponsor and it will be great to work with them again.”

As and when things begin to happen for the event the latest information will be on

Sponsorship Information

The Hawkstone International is one of the UKs biggest attended motocross events and is the opening and start of the UK motocross season.

The event now has a set date for 2023, Sunday February 26th at the illustrious Hawkstone Park Motocross track near Shrewsbury – SY4 4NA.

In the past the event has welcomed thousands of spectators on the day with free parking and action packed racing from 9.00am the spectators can enjoy a great family day out. The racing concludes around 4.30pm and the awards are presented to the winners.

With some of the best riders in the world scheduled to attend it is once again going to be the best way to kick off the Motocross season in the UK.

The SMC team are currently looking for sponsors, great value with options starting from as little as £50 (banner space only), in return the sponsor will be mentioned in the entire pre event PR, a logo and link on the website, mentions in specific bike press and websites. Plus much more, if you are interested in getting involved in the event please contact me on for a sponsorship package.