One of the most spectacular tracks on the calendar, Canada Heights in Swanley hosts round two of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship, supported by Pro Clean, this Sunday.

The circuit is a combination of sand and rolling natural terrain that is not only great for the riders – it’s awesome for the spectators too.

The venue has been a staple on the calendar of the championship for many years, and the history of the track dates back to the 1950s.

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As for the racing, this weekend you can look forward to a showdown between Britain’s best and most famed riders, namely Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki’s Tommy Searle and Wilvo Virus Performance KTM’s Shaun Simpson.

In March at the opening round in Lyng, a very focused and determined Searle rolled up to the line and blitzed the field for a double moto victory.

Shaun will definitely be out for redemption this weekend and given the fact he won all three races here last year (the series runs with two motos per round in 2016), we should get to watch a great battle.

MX2

One pilot hoping to get his season off to a start is Wilvo Virus Performance KTM’s Adam Sterry who makes his return to racing at Canada Heights. But round one runaways, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna’s Max Anstie and Conrad Mewse are unable to commit to the championship due to contracts with their offshore team. So the MX2 class is anybody’s game!

How to find Canada Heights

Sat Nav users pop the postcode BR8 8DX into their TomTom, Garmins or smartphone.

Tickets

Buy tickets on the gate:

Adults £20

Children £5

Family ticket £45

Track Map

Is it on TV?

For media coverage, world-renowned sports channel Eurosport is the main television broadcaster of the series this year and they will be onsite filming exclusive insights and interviews with Amy-Louise Henry and former British Motocross Champion Paul Malin.

The exclusive footage will be combined with highlights of the racing and will be aired in a week’s time on Eurosport, prime time Saturday.

If you can’t wait that long or are unable to watch the highlights on Eurosport, Dirt Bike Rider will have its own action footage available right here on dirtbikerider.com on the evening of April 25.

Canada Heights Timetable

MX2 – Q1-15 minutes Free Practice / 15 minutes Timed Practice / Max 5 minutes Start Straight Practice

09.00

   

MX1 – Q1-15 minutes Free Practice / 15 minutes Timed Practice / Max 5 minutes Start Straight Practice

09.40

   

MXY2 – Q1-10 minutes Free Practice / 15 minutes Timed Practice / Max 5 minutes Start Straight Practice

10.20

   

Autograph Session

11.00

   

MX2 Race 1:

Motorcycles in the Waiting Zone / Sighting Lap

11.45

   

MX2 Race 1 – Start:

(maximum 40 riders / 25 minutes + 2 laps)

11.55

   

MX1 Race 1:

Motorcycles in the Waiting Zone / Sighting Lap

12.35

   

MX1 Race 1 – Start:

(maximum 40 riders / 25 minutes + 2 laps)

12.45

   

MXY2, Race 1:

Motorcycles in the Waiting Zone / Sighting Lap

13.25

   

MXY2 Race 1:

(maximum 40 riders / 18 minutes + 1 lap)

13.35

   

MX2 Race 2:

Motorcycles in the Waiting Zone / Sighting Lap

14.05

MX2 Race 1- Start:

(maximum 40 riders / 25 minutes + 2 laps)

14.15

   

MX1 Race 2:

Motorcycles in the Waiting Zone / Sighting Lap

14.55

MX1 Race 2:

(maximum 40 riders / 25 minutes + 2 laps)

15.05

   

MXY2 Race 2:

Motorcycles in the Waiting Zone / Sighting Lap

15.45

MXY2 Race 2 – Start:

(maximum 40 riders / 18 minutes + 1 lap)

15.55

   

MX1, MX2, MXY2 Prize-Giving Ceremony:

(riders positions 1, 2, 3 of the

overall results)

Immediately after the

last MXY2 race

Times may vary if local circumstances prevail.

Canada Heights Rider Entry List – Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship

MX1

No

Name

Machine

Sponsor

1

Shaun Simpson

KTM

Wilvo Virus Performance KTM

3

Tony Craig

KTM

Carnegie Fuels – Drysdale Motorcycles

4

Gary Gibson

Kawasaki

S Scott & Son – Norman Watt Motorycles

5

Graeme Irwin

Honda

Buildbase Honda Racing

11

Matt Burrows

Yamaha

SBW

14

Luke Burton

Husqvarna

FUS Husqvarna

21

Ryan Houghton

Husqvarna

Houghton Racing Ltd

23

Luke Newman

KTM

 

24

Liam Garland

KTM

G M Electrical – MBO Sport KTM

31

Alex Snow

Yamaha

Ifly JK Yamaha Racing

36

Matthew Moffat

Husqvarna

Drysdale Husqvarna UK

37

Gert Krestinov

Honda

Phoenix Tools Honda Racing

38

Gavin Stevenson

Husqvarna

Sadd MX

40

Tanel Leok

Husqvarna

MVR-D Fuel 10K Husqvarna

44

Elliott Banks-Browne

Yamaha

Geartec Yamaha UK

45

Jake Nicholls

Husqvarna

Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo Tru7.com Husqvarna

60

Brad Anderson

KTM

Verde Sports Racing

63

Will Orritt

KTM

Total Moto X KTM

75

Ben Butler

Kawasaki

Tony Maunders Racing

95

Dan Thornhill

Husqvarna

Cab Screens LiuGong Husqvarna UK

98

Ty Kellett

KTM

Apico – 98vision.com

100

Tommy Searle

Kawasaki

Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki

101

James Rutter

Husqvarna

Spectrum Hose Ltd

111

Alex Buchanan

KTM

Bikesport Newcastle

129

Ross Hill

Honda

Gabriel Insulation – Honda

153

James Harrison

Husqvarna

Cab Screens LiuGong Husqvarna UK

162

Stuart Edmonds

TM

Metcon CCR TM

172

Robert Holyoake

Husqvarna

Apico – Putoline – CPS

180

Josh Spinks

Suzuki

Heads & All Threads Suzuki

211

James Hutchinson

KTM

Bikesport KTM

227

Kristian Whatley

Honda

Buildbase Honda Racing

258

Luke Gidney

KTM

Gidney Vehicle Services

295

Ross Rutherford

KTM

Site Sealants / KTM

301

Shaun Southgate

Honda

Herts MX Trojan Building & Construction

302

Brad Woodroffe

Husqvarna

GH Motorcycles

685

Steven Lenoir

KTM

Dyer & Butler KTM

704

Ashley Wilde

Yamaha

Geartec Yamaha UK

731

Jake Shipton

KTM

Crescent KTM

MX2

No

Name

Machine

Sponsor

3

Josh Gilbert

Husqvarna

St. Blazey MX

6

Carlton Husband

Honda

Phoenix Tools Honda Racing

7

Mitchell Lewis

Husqvarna

Freestyle Bikes

11

Ray Rowson

Husqvarna

Geartec Husqvarna UK

14

Rob Davidson

Husqvarna

SJP Moto

16

Chubbie Hammond

KTM

M Smith Electrical

17

Luke Smith

Husqvarna

Manchester Motorcycle Centre.

19

Tom Neal

KTM

Decade Europe / Motoshack Graphics

27

Neville Bradshaw

Suzuki

Heads & All Threads Suzuki

33

Robbie Dowson

KTM

Eurotek KTM

48

Reece Desoer

Kawasaki

Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki

50

Martin Barr

Honda

Buildbase Honda Racing

63

Jordan Divall

KTM

Evo-Tech KTM

66

Lewis

Tombs

Yamaha

98

Todd Kellett

KTM

Crescent – SJ Hodder

103

Ollie Osmaston

Yamaha

Motoward Yamaha

111

Ben Putnam

Yamaha

SPH Groundworks / Fountain Builders

114

Jordan Booker

Husqvarna

 

119

Mel Pocock

Kawasaki

Monster Energy DRT Team Green Kawasaki

121

Bryan MacKenzie

Husqvarna

Apico Husqvarna

134

Liam Knight

KTM

Dyer & Butler KTM

148

Michael Eccles

Yamaha

Geartec Yamaha

151

Matt Bayliss

Honda

Wooldridge / Rinaldi Tyres

173

Luke Norris

KTM

MNE Floortrak KTM

174

Alfie Smith

Yamaha

Ifly JK Yamaha Racing

177

Jay Hague

Kawasaki

JTL – PBU – Bikesport

200

James Dunn

Husqvarna

Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo Tru 7.com Husqvarna

214

Lewis

Trickett

Honda

274

Kieran Banks

KTM

RSS / GP Graffix / KTM

303

Jake Millward

KTM

Verde Sports Racing

331

Jordan Eccles

Suzuki

Heads & All Threads Suzuki

360

Nathan Dixon

KTM

RFX KTM

511

Steven Clarke

Husqvarna

Apico Husqvarna

631

Oli Benton

Husqvarna

Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo Tru 7.com Husqvarna

711

James Cottrell

Kawasaki

Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki

714

Brad Todd

Husqvarna

Planet Advanced Racing Suspension – Braithwaites garage

811

Adam Sterry

KTM

Wilvo Virus Performance KTM

818

Shaun Springer

Honda

 

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