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By woodbridgedmcc, May 3 2019 11:30AM

With just a month until the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean heads to the Blaxhall Circuit near Woodbridge on Sunday 2nd June, the organising club Woodbridge DMCC have once again been busy working to secure sponsorship for the event.

For 2019 the Woodbridge DMCC are pleased to announce that SMT GB (Services Machinery & Trucks Ltd) will be supporting Woodbridge DMCC and the Blaxhall Circuit as the main sponsor for the event.

SMT GB markets Volvo Construction Equipment products which include wheeled loaders, articulated haulers, excavators and Volvo road equipment products in Great Britain. Operating from eight Customer Support Centres throughout Great Britain, a dedicated National Used Equipment Centre and a network of utility equipment dealers and supplemented by strategically located home based engineers, SMT are able to offer the level of support that you would expect from a global construction equipment distributor.

SMT GB have a strong connection to Motorcycle sport as a key sponsor to the Buildbase Honda Racing team featuring local riders Jake Nicholls (Ipswich), Lewis Tombs (Bury St Edmunds) and MX2 rider Josh Gilbert.

Alongside their off-road sponsorship SMT GB are in partnership with leading construction companies, Ashcourt Group, East Coast Construction and Burdens, in sponsoring top road race rider, Lee Johnston, in his 2019 racing bid at the Isle of Man TT and the British Supersport class.

Speaking on behalf of the Woodbridge DMCC, Richard Blyth said "the Woodbridge DMCC club are proud to have such a high-profile company like SMT GB supporting our event. SMT GB are a highly respected company in the Construction Industry with their headquarters based less than an hour from Blaxhall at Duxford. They have strong connection to Motorsport both of track and off-road and we welcome their support of the club and venue at Blaxhall and hope that their guests have an enjoyable day."

David Munns, Sales Director at SMT says, “We are proud to be supporting the Buildbase Honda MX team this year. We know that many of our customers share a passion for Motocross and this new partnership allows us the opportunity to promote the SMT brand to a wider audience.”

To keep update on the latest information regarding the Maxxis event please check www.woodbridgemcc.co.uk.

By woodbridgedmcc, Apr 8 2019 07:47PM

Sunday saw the opening round of the Bickers Lifting / Stebbings Car Superstore ACU Eastern Motocross Championship take place at the Blaxhall Circuit near Woodbridge. An entry of just over 190 riders were all looking to start their championship campaigns in fine style.

The Blaxhall circuit was perfectly prepared prior to an overcast start which was followed by heavy hail and rain showers at the end of the practice sessions made for a challenging racing surface until the rain cleared and sunshine appeared in the early afternoon.

In the Expert class it was Lewis Tombs who dominated the class across all three races. In the opening race Tombs took the lead on the opening lap and took victory by nearly 40 seconds ahead of Luke Benstead in second, the battle for third was close with Jake Edey taking the advantage over reigning Champion Shaun Southgate and Declan Whittle in fifth.

The second Expert race again saw Tombs take the lead in the second corner and raced away for another win over Benstead with reigning MX2 champion Ben Clark in third. Fourth and fifth places went to Charles Cole and Steve Bixby.

The final Expert class race of the day was held in the best conditions of the day and again Tombs dominated the race and took another win to make it a hat trick on the day and secure the overall. Second place went to Benstead once again to secure second overall on the day. Whittle took the third place with Southgate fourth and Connor Hughes in fifth. In the overall it was Tombs, Benstead, Southgate, Clark and Edey.

With nearly 160 Junior riders competing in the event, they were separated across four different groups with the fastest 40 going into the Junior Championship class. In the opening race Jack Youngs made the start and held the early race lead until being passed by eventual race win Ryan Powley. Youngs finished second with Perry Galloway in third and James Barker fourth and Mark Hunt fifth.

The second of the Junior Championship race saw former Expert Kane Fisher take the lead with another former Expert Mark Hunt battle for the race win but it was Fisher who took the victory. Third place went to Tommy Clark with Kyle Wilby in fourth and Jack Youngs fifth.

The third and final Junior Championship race saw Kane Fisher take his second race win of the day ahead of race one winner Ryan Powley in second, third place went to the consistent Jack Youngs. Fourth and fifth places went to Max Bickers and Adam Johnson. With two wins Kane Fisher took the overall victory ahead of Jack Youngs and Ryan Powley with Mark Hunt and Joe Golding rounding out the top 5.

In the Junior B Group in was young Will Farrow who took the overall victory with a second place and two race wins over Travis Frost in second place who took one win and two second places. Third overall went to Paul Hubbard with Billy Middleton in fourth and Gareth Cushion in fifth.

The Junior C Group would see Thomas Fazah take three race wins and claim the overall ahead of Tyrone Tugwell and Shane Brown, with Steve Atkins and Thomas Mustard rounding out the top 5.

In the final group for Junior D riders it was Sam Cheeseman who took the overall ahead of Tristan Hales, Henry Utting, Ryan Bailey and Thomas Clarkson.

By woodbridgedmcc, Apr 1 2019 09:50AM

This Sunday (April 7th) sees the opening round of the 2019 Bickers Lifting / Stebbing Car Superstore ACU Eastern Motocross Championship take place at the Blaxhall Circuit hosted by the Woodbridge DMCC.

For 2019 the championship will take place over 7 rounds during the summer months and on Sunday Blaxhall will feature a bumper line up with nearly 200 riders competing across the Expert and Junior classes.

During the winter months the award winner sandy circuit at Blaxhall has seen more track changes to the layout to give the riders a fresh and exciting new challenge for the upcoming season.

In the Expert Class a bumper line of the region best riders and a selection of national stars will be competing across the three Championship races. Reigning Champion Shaun Southgate will have his work cut out to defend his title ahead of Lewis Tombs, former champion Luke Benstead, Declan Whittle, Jake Edey, 2019 MX2 Champion Ben Clark along with several up and coming riders such as Calum Mitchell, Josh Peters and Connor Hughes.

For 2019 former Holeshot sponsor HRM Boilers have introduced a new Expert Rookie Championship for non National riders in their 1st and 2nd season to compete for and at Blaxhall there will be nine riders competing for the title including last Juniors Champion, Ryan Watts and Junior MX2 Champion Connor Baldry and Woodbridge Club members Rheis Morter and Ben Alexander.

In the Junior Classes 160 riders will be split across four groups with the fastest 40 consisting the Junior Championship. With number of the last years top Juniors moving up the Expert class, the class will be wide open as a new group of challenger battle for the 2019 title.

All the action starts at 9:15am with the first block of racing start straight after Practice. Admission prices are £10 for Adults and £5 for Unaccompanied Children with the Blaxhall Circuit being located using the postcode IP17 1LG.

By woodbridgedmcc, Mar 25 2019 02:43PM

The Woodbridge club are pleased to announce that an 85cc class will be included at the Maxxis British Championship round at their Blaxhall circuit in Suffolk on Sunday 2nd June.

Following the loss of the British two-stroke class, it has been decided to offer the chance for young riders on 85cc bikes to compete at Blaxhall as a replacement class.

The decision to include a mixed 85cc class in the Maxxis event came after the success of last years class at a previous event and the desire to introduce the top youth riders into a Maxxis event at the award-winning sandy circuit at Blaxhall.

The 85cc class will run alongside the event and will be open to both Big and Small Wheel riders from across the country. All riders will receive a Free Practice session followed by Timed Qualification along with two races during the event.

The top three 85cc Big Wheel and Small Wheel riders will receive awards at the end of the meeting on the podium.

The Entry fee for the 85cc class is £65 per rider and will be via the ACU Entry System - www.ride-ACU.uk and will open on Monday 25th March at 5pm.