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By woodbridgedmcc, Nov 23 2017 07:26PM

After recently being announced as the Maxxis British ‘Organiser of the Year’ for the second year running in 2017, Woodbridge DMCC are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement with Championship promoters, ACU Events that will see the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean return to the Suffolk circuit on Sunday 6th May 2018.


After the success of the previous events the club will continue to set the high standards for the event and will be looking forward to some of the World’s best riders returning for more close and intense racing around the demanding Blaxhall Circuit.


Once again the event will include both the premier British Championship classes for MX1 and MX2 with riders such as current champion Graeme Irwin battling against local stars Jake Nicholls, Elliott Banks-Browne, Lewis Tombs and a host of other International stars.


For the 2018 season the event will take place on the Sunday of the May Day Bank Holiday weekend and will provide a bumper event with the club hosting all four of the Championships classes. Following the successful introduction of the new ACU British 2 Stroke Championship in 2017 which saw Mike Kras, James Dunn and Neville Bradshaw all produce some fantastic action the championship will return to Suffolk. Also returning to compete at Blaxhall is the MXY2 class which will feature some of the fastest youngsters in the country.


Speaking on behalf of the Woodbridge DMCC, Debbie Blyth commented “As a club we are delighted to have the Maxxis ACU British Championship return to Blaxhall again in 2018 and after previously holding rounds in June and July we are excited to be hosting round 4 on May 6th as we feel it will produce a different race surface for the riders. Also the excitement of being awarded all four classes means the fan get a full day of racing action.”


With the memories of the 2017 fading into the background the Woodbridge DMCC are already busy working hard to ensure the 2018 event is a bigger and better event for all the family, so be sure to mark the 6th May on the calendar and come join in the excitement, and visit www.woodbridgemcc.co.uk for more information.


By woodbridgedmcc, Nov 7 2017 04:58PM

With the 2017 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean now in the history books, ACU Events Ltd were left to select the Organiser of the Year. A difficult task given the high standards achieved by the various Organisers.


The Series was hosted by eight different Organisers who all ensured preparations were at the highest standard which demonstrated and justified why the British Championship is regarded as one of the premier domestic Motocross Series in Europe.


For the second year in a row the Woodbridge and District Motorcycle Club hosted Round Six of the Championship at Blaxhall circuit in Suffolk and have been awarded the prestigious title of Maxxis Organiser of the Year for 2017.


Since their involvement with the British Championship in 2015, Woodbridge have continued with ambition to improve on making the venue a firm favourite for riders and race fans alike.


Series Manager Stuart Drummond commented by saying, “The dedication and outstanding work was shown by every promoter and organiser which always makes the decision process difficult when standards are set so high in the first place. The decision was reached and the honours went to the Woodbridge Club for presenting an exceptional event that culminated every aspect of a well organised Maxxis British Championship Round.”


Speaking on behalf of the Woodbridge & DMCC, Debbie Blyth said, “As a club it is a great honour to have been given this award for the second time running. When we received the award for the 2016 season we knew that we would have to work extremely hard to retain the title for 2017 and this makes all the hard work worthwhile. We always pride ourselves on producing the best events that we can for the riders, teams, spectators and our valued local sponsors. Over the last three seasons we feel this has been achieved and we will continue to look at making more improvements to enhance peoples experience at the event in 2018 and beyond.”


Woodbridge & DMCC will receive their award at the Annual ACU Awards & Presentations evening at the National Motorcycle Museum on Saturday 13th January.


By woodbridgedmcc, Sep 25 2017 07:35PM

Sunday saw the Woodbridge DMCC host the sixth and penultimate round of the Bickers Lifting ACU Eastern Motocross Championship at Blaxhall near Woodbridge. The event was locally supported by Orwell Truck and Van as over 150 riders competed across the 12 race format.


The clear skies and sunshine made for a great days racing around the sandy Blaxhall circuit and following the practice sessions it was time for the racing to begin with an exciting line in the National Experts including Jake Nicholls, Lewis Tombs, Tom Grimshaw and Dylan Woodcock along with the regular championship. The Premier group saw the Experts joined by the fastest 10 Junior riders on the day.


The opening Premier class race of the day saw Jake Nicholls make the start and ride a strong race to take the race win ahead of Lewis Tombs who pushed hard to challenge Nicholls but had to settle for second ahead of young Tom Grimshaw in third. Declan Whittle rode a good race to finish in fourth and hold off a late charge from Dylan Woodcock in fifth after coming through the pack. The Junior championship riders in the race put on a great show with the top 5 beating a number of regular Experts as Harvey Thomas took the win ahead of James Wayman and Perry Galloway in third. Fourth and fifth places went to Wayne Goodlad and Rheis Morter.


Once again in the second Premier Class race it was Jake Nicholls who took the lead into the first corner and ride another solid race to take a second race win. It looked like Tombs was going to take another second place until a crash saw him drop to fourth allowing Luke Parker to claim second before Tombs recovered to third at the finish. Fourth and fifth places went to Dylan Woodcock and Tom Grimshaw. The leading Junior riders once again saw Harvey Thomas take the win ahead of James Wayman, Rheis Morter in third with Aaron Holloway and Joe Salmons finishing fourth and fifth.


The third and final Premier Class race saw Jake Nicholls make the start but unfortunately the race was stopped before the halfway point due to an injury to Dylan Woodcock. In the re run Nicholls grabbed the start and took another dominate race win with Luke Benstead taking second after struggling with a knee injury all day. Third place went to Declan Whittle with Luke Parker and Tom Grimshaw rounding out the top 5. This time it was Rheis Morter who took the Junior class win over Connor Baldry and James Wayman with Joe Salmons and James Suckling rounding out the top 5.


In the three Intermediate Class races Aaron Framlinham took three race wins and the overall victory in the class ahead of Joseph Golding in second overall who finished with two seconds and a third. Third overall on the day went to Carl Miller ahead of Paul Hubbard and Ben Alexander in fourth and fifth.


The Support A group produced some good racing with three different race wins across the three races. At the end of the day it was Thomas Mustard who took the overall win with Mark Goodson in second and Joshua Warren in third. Fourth overall went to Daniel Dyer with Joe Dawson in fifth.


Gary Scarlett won the Support B group with a second and two race wins ahead of Richard Gorrell and Michael Lyons. Stephen Parker and Cory Smith rounded out the top 5 positions.


Results at https://speedhive.mylaps.com/Events/1465337


By woodbridgedmcc, Sep 18 2017 03:41PM

This Sunday (24th September) sees the Woodbridge & DMCC host the penultimate round of the Bickers Lifting ACU Eastern Motocross Championship at the Blaxhall circuit near Woodbridge with the event being supported by Orwell Truck and Vans. A 150 rider strong entry which includes local star Jake Nicholls, as an exciting 12 race programme featuring both Expert and Junior graded riders is sure to produce a full day of racing action on the sandy circuit.


The Expert line up consists of the best riders in the Eastern region as they compete in the Premier class with current Championship leader Luke Benstead looking to secure 2017 ACU Eastern Expert Championship with a round to go. Benstead will have his work cut out as Jake Nicholls will be making his return to racing action at his home circuit after dislocating his hip earlier this year. The Ipswich based rider recently announced his retirement from Grand Prix racing and will now focus on the National championships from 2018. Also looking to make the day difficult for Benstead will be top British MX2 Championship rider Lewis Tombs and National Youth rider Tom Grimshaw, while Declan Whittle who is currently second in the championship and reigning champion Luke Parker in third will be both looking to take points off Benstead. Brad Woodroffe and Shaun Southgate will also be looking to score strong points to end to season. With such a strong line up the racing is sure to be great.


While in the Junior class the fastest 10 riders on the day will complete the Premier class line up with the remaining riders competing in three separate races. Current point’s leader Rheis Morter will be looking to extend his 24 point lead over Aaron Holloway and James Wayman at Blaxhall. The leading trio will have their work cut out against the rest of the Junior Championship riders.


All the action starts at 9:30am with practice followed by the first race after lunch. Admission prices are £10 for Adults and £5 for Unaccompanied Children with the Blaxhall Circuit being located using the postcode IP17 1LG.