Sunday 28th May will see the Revo ACU British Motocross Championship return to the Blaxhall Circuit in Suffolk, hosted by the Woodbridge and DMCC, for Round 5 of the Championship. The event features a bumper line-up of the country’s best riders competing across five classes.
This prestigious championship is sure to provide thrills and spills on the spectacular sandy venue just off the A12 when the action starts at 8:45 am with practice and qualifying. The race programme features an exciting line-up of eight races which include two 25 minutes plus 2 lap motos for both the MX1 and MX2 classes, and two championship races for the Big Wheel 85cc, Youth 125cc and Youth 250cc classes.
For the host club, Woodbridge and DMCC, the return of the event is a testament to the standard of the venue & their attention to detail which has seen them named as ‘Organiser of the Year’ in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021.
In the MX1 class, the battle at the front of the Championship is between current championship leader Harri Kullas on the Cab Screens Crescent Yamaha and the Crendon Fastrack Honda Hitachi Tru7.com pairing of Conrad Mewse and Josh Gilbert with the trio separated by just 8 points. Gilbert and Kullas both recently competed a Blaxhall with Gilbert coming out on top and hoping to repeat the victory on Sunday. Last year’s winner and former British champion Shaun Simpson on the Gabriel SS24 KTM arrives at Blaxhall in fourth place ahead of Brad Todd.
Local interest in the MX1 class will come from Tom Grimshaw along with several other Blaxhall regulars like Luke Parker and Max Broadbelt.
In the MX2 class, Swedish rider Isak Gifting on the Stebbings Car Superstore Powered by Bikesure 426 Motorsport Gas Gas currently leads the standings by 31 points ahead of Bobby Bruce on the ASA United Gas Gas, with Bury St Edmunds rider Elliott Banks-Browne on the SC Sportshome/Geartec Husqvarna just 2 points behind in third. The former two-time MX2 British Champion Banks-Browne will be heading to Blaxhall in great form after taking the race win and overall, at the previous round at Foxhill. Taylor Hammel and Jake Millward also head to Blaxhall in the top 5 of the championship standings.
Local riders to watch out for in the MX2 class include Bury St Edmunds Sam Nunn (Cab Screens Crescent Yamaha), James Cottrell who will be making a return to British Championship action along with Callum Murfitt, Jake Rackham and Josh Peters who will be looking to use their track knowledge at Blaxhall to good advantage and record some impressive results in the two races.
Blaxhall also features the Youth 125 class where Reece Jones (SJP Moto KTM) currently leads the championship ahead of Cambridgeshire’s Wal Beaney and Jake Walker in third.
Racing alongside the Youth 125cc class is the Youth 250cc class, which is currently led by Billy Askew on the GTCI Revo Kawasaki who is currently unbeaten this season. Second in the championship is Blaxhall regular Liam Bennett, ahead of Jak Taylor. Another local rider contesting the class is Bayliss Utting who recently claimed second overall at the Lyng round in Norfolk and will be hoping to repeat his race win from last year.
The final class competing at Blaxhall is the Big Wheel 85cc class featuring some of the future stars of the sport from the UK. Josh Vail currently leads the championship over Charlie Richmond and Drew Stock.
The event is supported by Foxwood Trade who will be sponsoring the Holeshot Award and Steve Lumley Planing Ltd have helped with supporting the venue development.
Blaxhall Circuit is located just off the A12 north of Woodbridge and if using Sat Nav please use the postcode IP17 1LG and then follow the signposts to the venue from that point. All the action starts at 8:45 am with the Qualifying sessions, followed by the first main race at 11:05 am.
Admission prices are £25 for Adults, £5 for Children under 15 and Children under 5 are Free. Family Tickets are available at £55. Tickets are currently available online via the Clubs website at https://www.woodbridgemcc.co.uk/MXGBTickets