A full entry of 130 riders has been accepted for the GH Motorcycles and GB Finch evening motocross at Wattisfield Hall, Suffolk. From a spectators’ perspective this is one of the most popular motocross events of the year with a 12-race programme starting at 6pm and finishing at about 8.30pm with 2½ hours of non-stop action.
Diss MCC’s very popular GH Motorcycles evening motocross is to be held on Wednesday 3rd July at Wattisfield Hall. Similar to previous events the, there will be two groups of riders consisting of a MX class and a second group of Enduro riders, Evo and twin shock.
Following a wet first round of the Maxxis sponsored British motocross championships, supported by Pro Clean at the Fatcat circuit near Doncaster last month, round two moves to East Anglia on Sunday 14th April at the tough,spectacular Cadders Hill circuit at Lyng in Norfolk.
The Eastern centre adult motocross season kicked off on Sunday at the Halstead club's meeting at the revamped Wakes Colne circuit in Essex. The Halstead crew had worked hard over the Winter months, and despite a chilly dry day, the circuit was in prime condition for racing. The meeting was in honour of the late Graham "Chick" Garrod, who did so much for not only the Halstead club, but for offroad events throughout East Anglia.
Don French who died last month, at the age of 82 after a long illness,following a stroke, has a unique record in the Eastern Centre. In 1956, he won the 250cc Centre Scrambles (motocross) Championship, and the following year became Centre champion in trials.