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IMPORTANT

INFORMATION

SET IN THE BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY SETTING JUST OUTSIDE OF WHITBY OVERLOOKING WHITBY HARBOUR.

SKELDER BANK HAS NUMEROUS EVENTS OVER THE YEARS INCLUDING HOSTING A ROUND OF THE ACU

BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP IN 2014, MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF THE ACU BRITISH YOUTH

MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP, NATIONAL AND CLUB EVENTS. SKELDER BANK TRACK IS FITTED WITH A

BESPOKE SPRINKLER SYSTEM COVERING THE CIRCUIT.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

TECHNICAL CONTROL:

WELCOME OFFICE/ SIGNING ON:

Friday: 15.00pm - 19.00pm

Friday: 12.00pm - 20.00pm

Saturday: 07.00am - 08.00am

Saturday: 07.00am - 20.00pm

Saturday: 15.00pm - 17.00pm (Adult)

Sunday: 07.00 - 14.00pm

Sunday: 07.00am - 08.00am (Adult)

PLEASE WORK WITH THE ORGANISERS AND NOT ATTEMPT TO APPROACH THE SITE

PRIOR TO 12.00PM ON THE FRIDAY AS DUE TO LICENSING REGULATIONS THEY ARE

UNABLE TO OPEN THE SITE UNTIL 12.00PM

SPECTATOR CAMPING: Access from Friday 12.00pm to 20.00pm

spectator Camping can be purchased for £10.00 on site.

PADDOCK GATE CLOSING TIMES

Friday: 22.00pm

Saturday: 22.00pm

VENUE SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Do You Allow Dogs? Dogs allowed but on leads and

under strict control

Do You Have Water Facilities? Yes, but not drinking

water

Do You Have Wash Bay Facilities? No wash bays on

site. All bike washing as per ACU environment code

WHITBY IS A HARDPACK TRACK AND HAS IN PREVIOUS YEARS HELD PRESTIGIOUS EVENTS SUCH AS A ROUND OF THE MAXXIS

ACU BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP, ALONG WITH MANY NATIONAL AND CLUB LEVEL RACES. THE CIRCUIT OFFERS GREAT

VIEWING FOR SPECTATORS IN FRONT OF THE IMPRESSIVE BACKDROP OF WHITBY BAY. THE SKELDER BANK TRACK IS WIDELY

RECOGNISED AS ONE OF THE BEST VENUES IN THE NORTH EAST AND IS ALWAYS POPULAR WITH BOTH THE RIDERS AND RACE

FANS ALIKE.

BACK IN 2014 WHITBY HOSTED A ROUND OF THE OFFICIAL ACU BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP WHERE WE SAW TOMMY

SEARLE WHO WAS RIDING FOR TEAM CLS KAWASAKI MONSTER ENERGY AT THE TIME WIN THE MX1, WHILST MATISS KARRO

WHO AT THE TIME WAS RIDING FOR WILVO FORKRENT KTM WON THE MX2. IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO SEE TOMMY SEARLE

RETURN TO THE MX1 THIS YEAR RIDING THE CRENDON FASTRACK HONDA TEAM TO SEE IF HE CAN TAKE HOME THE CHEQUERED

FLAG ONCE AGAIN.

THE WEEKEND OF JULY 30TH & 31ST WILL SEE THE 65CC, SMALL WHEEL 85CC, BIG WHEEL 85CC, 125CC, 250CC, MX2 AND MX1

RIDERS TAKE TO THE SKELDER BANK CIRCUIT.


OFFICIAL INFO

RACE DIRECTION

Race Director: Dave Edwards

Clerk of the Course: Darren Bachelor

RHL Representative: Gareth Hockey

FLAGS

Motionless - danger, take care, ride with caution.

Waved - Great Danger, NO overtaking, prepare to

stop

Sighting Laps & First Lap of Practice.

Great Danger, all riders to stop.

Course is clear, ready to start.

Rider is going to be lapped.

Finished, end of the race.

Medical attention required.

OFFICIALS

Incident Officer: Darren Bachelor

Chief Technical Officer: Mark Aspden

Chief Timing Officer: Lynsey Hamer

Chief Medical Officer: Robert Ashton

FIM Environmental: Darren Bachelor

Logistics: Max Edmunds

Race Team Admins: Rhys Roberts and Willow Matthews

Media Manager: Eloise Massey

Official Commentator: Ben Rumbold

Official Commentator: Jeff Perat

Official Presenter: Rhys Roberts

Photography: Andrew Conway

Ass. Clerk of the Course: Jason Taylor, Ian

May & Steven Ferguson.

Chief Marshal: Mary Swales

ACU Steward: John Blyth

Event Secretary: RHL Activities


Heading into

whitby

Round 7 of the Revo ACU British Motocross Championship Fuelled by Gulf Race Fuels sees us head to Skelder Bank, Whitby. The

circuit offers good viewing for spectators in front of the impressive backdrop of Whitby Bay. The Skelder Bank track is widely

recognised as one of the best in the Northeast and is always popular with both the riders and race fans alike. At this round we will

see the 65cc, 85SW, 85BW, 125cc, 250cc, MX2 and MX1 classes all competing.

The 65cc class provided some fantastic racing at Fatcat and they will be back out to entertain us at Whitby. Wildcard Brian Gyles

showed up at Fatcat with a tone of speed and stunned his competition impressing a lot of people as he dominated and took all 4

race wins. He is looking to make another appearance at Whitby which spells bad news to the rest of the class. Marty Spires is the

young man that currently leads the Championship on 291 points and has been in control this season until the appearance of Gyles.

Spires is 26 points clear of Harley Marczak who has shown his speed this year and is improving each round. Arthur Moore is 3rd in

the Championship on 257 points, 8 back from Marczak. Casey Lister and Leo Wilson sit 4th and 5th in the series.

The 85SW class is currently lead by Robbie Daly on

374 points, Daly has been impressive this year

however Hayden Statt is only 13 points back and will

be looking to mount a challenge at the coming rounds.

Blake Ward-Clarke is 3rd in the series on 343 points

and is only a further 18 points off Statt, so as you can

see it is tight at the top which should make for an

exciting couple of rounds. Sonny Rooney and Joel

Winstanley Dawson sit 4th and 5th in the series, both

within touching distance of the top 3.

The 85BW class has been exciting to watch all season

and the battle at the front really intensified at Fatcat as

Championship leader Billy Askew and Josh Vail went toe

to toe all weekend providing some of the best racing

we’ve seen all year. Billy Askew has a commanding lead

in the series on 579 points however the battle for next

spot in the Championship is tight and through

performances at recent rounds Josh Vail now jumps to

2nd place ahead of Jake Walker in the series by 3 points,

Walker will be looking to reverse this at Whitby. Charlie

Richmond and Freddie Gardiner sit 4th and 5th in the

Championship.


The 125cc class has been one to watch this year with a whole

host of riders capable of winning however one man has been

a step ahead in raw speed, and that man is Charlie Heyman.

Heyman leads the series on 323 points and was flawless at

Fatcat so he is coming into this round in supreme form 81

points clear of his nearest challenger. Cole Mccullough in his

rookie season in the 125cc class finds himself 2nd in the

Championship having been consistent all year. After another

troublesome round at Fatcat, Ollie Colmer drops to 3rd in the

series, he will be looking to find his form again at Whitby. Joe

Brookes is 4th in the series and was showing he was back to

his brilliant best at the last couple of rounds however,

unfortunately he sustained an injury at Fatcat which may

side-line him for a while. Ben Mustoe sits 5th in the series.

The 250cc class has been under the control of Tyler Westcott

this year, Westcott has been dominant and through this has

amounted 332 points and a 53-point advantage over his

nearest rival, Jak Taylor. Taylor has been getting quicker and

quicker all season long and will be looking to steal a win or

two in the remaining rounds. Taylors Team Green Kawasaki

teammate Hudson Roper finds himself 3rd in the series, 56

points behind his teammate. Roper has been consistent all

year however Dominic Newbury and Callum Murfitt are both

snatching at his heels for 3rd in the Championship.

The MX2 class has been filled with drama so far this season and has been a real fan favourite. After taking a flawless 1-1 finish

at Fatcat, Conrad Mewse is your Championship leader on 229 points, he will be looking to stay clean and drama free for the

remaining rounds in his bid to wrap up this title. GRT Impact KTM rider, Jamie Carpenter finds himself 2nd in the series on 187

points, 42 back from Mewse. Carpenter has been fast and consistent all season long and will be trying to repeat this kind of

form at Whitby. Isak Gifting was your Championship leader up until he was stricken with injury, he will be out for the remaining

rounds. Tom Grimshaw has really found his feet in the MX2 class this season and finds himself 4th in the series, 18 points back

from Carpenter. Apico Husqvarna rider, Jamie Law in what is said to be his last year in the sport at this level is 5th in the

Championship on his 250 two stroke machine.

Tommy Searle aboard his Crendon Fastrack Honda is your MX1 Championship leader on 277 points, Searle seems to be

relishing the challenge this year and enjoying his riding, he will be looking for another win this time out at Whitby to further

solidify his points advantage. Cabscreens Crescent Yamaha man Harri Kullas is 2nd in the standings, 13 points back from

Searle, he will really be looking to put in a charge to try and snatch the title in the remaining rounds. Shaun Simpson has had

an up and down year and finds himself 3rd in the Championship however he has shown a lot of speed in the last couple

rounds, and he will be wanting to finish the year out strong. Josh Gilbert is 4th in the series 20 points back from Simpson after

a difficult couple of rounds. ASA United GasGas rider Jon Adamson has been flying of late and has really raised some eyebrows

in the paddock, he has been improving each round and was a force to be reckoned with at Fatcat, he will be one to watch at

Whitby.

WORDS BY RHYS ROBERTS


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CALENDAR

ROUND ONE: CULHAM

ROUND TWO: FOXHILL

ROUND THREE: LYNG

ROUND FOUR: CANADA HEIGHTS

ROUND FIVE: BLAXHALL

ROUND SIX: FATCAT

ROUND SEVEN: WHITBY

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ROUND EIGHT: WARMINGHAM LANE

13/14.08.22 - CW10 0HL GRINS. DARKEST. CIGAR.

ROUND NINE: LANDRAKE

10/11.09.22 - PL12 5EP CHIPPER. PRINTING. FUEDS.


RIDER OF THE ROUND

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WINNER WILL RECEIVE SCOTT

PROSPECT 6 DAYS 2022 FRANCE

GOGGLES

FATCAT WINNER: BRIAN GYLES

P R E V I O U S W I N N E R S

MX1:

TOMMY SEARLE

BW85:

BILLY ASKEW

MX2: CONRAD MEWSE

SW85: HAYDEN STATT

125CC:

250CC:

CHARLIE HEYMAN

TYLER WESTCOTT

65CC:

BRIAN GYLES

P E R V I O U S W I N N E R S

H O L E S H O T

MX1:

TOMMY SEARLE

BW85:

BILLY ASKEW

MX2: CONRAD MEWSE

125/250CC:

CALLUM MURFITT

SW85: HAYDEN STATT 65CC: HARLEY MARCZAK

PHOTOS: ANDREW CONWAY


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ATURDAY

START 08.30AM

PRACTICE & QUALIFYING

CLASS

125/250

85BW

85SW

65CC

START PRACTICE

UP TO 3 MINUTES

UP TO 3 MINUTES

UP TO 3 MINUTES

UP TO 3 MINUTES

RACE SCHEDULE

FREE PRACTICE

10 MINUTES

5 MINUTES

5 MINUTES

5 MINUTES

TIMED QUALIFYING

15 MINUTES

10 MINUTES

10 MINUTES

10 MINUTES

RACE ONE

CLASS START TIME

125/250 10:25

85BW 10:55

85SW 11:20

65CC 11:45

RACE TWO

CLASS START TIME

125/250 12:15

85BW 12:55

85SW 13:25

65CC 13:55

RACE THREE

CLASS START TIME

85BW 14:35

85SW 15:05

65CC 15:35

SUNDAY

START 08.30AM

PRACTICE & QUALIFYING

CLASS

MX2

MX1

START PRACTICE

UP TO 3 MINUTES

UP TO 3 MINUTES

FREE PRACTICE

10 MINUTES

10 MINUTES

TIMED QUALIFYING

15 MINUTES

15 MINUTES

RACE THREE

CLASS START TIME

125/250 09:40

10:46

RACE FOUR

CLASS START TIME

SW85 10:20

BW85 10:50

RACE ONE

CLASS START TIME

MX1 12:00

MX2 12:50

RACE FOUR

CLASS START TIME

65CC 13:40

125/250 14:20

RACE TWO

CLASS START TIME

MX1 15:00

MX2 15:50

THIS TIMETABLE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND MAY NOT BE

ACCURATE. PLEASE CHECK THE RHL ACTIVITIES WEBSITE OR

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR AN UP TO DATE TIMETABLE.

RIDERS SHOULD ALSO CHECK WAITING ZONE CLOSING TIMES ON

THE RHL ACTIVITIES WEBSITE.


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M X Y 1 E N T R Y L I S T


HARRI KULLAS

# 1 5 1

HOW HAS THE BRITISH SEASON BEEN SO FAR FOR YOU?

BRITISH HAS BEEN GOOD. WE ARE 2ND AT THE MOMENT AND FIGHTING FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP STILL. I

ENJOY THIS PROCESS. FOR SURE THERE’S BEEN RACES WHICH I HAVEN’T BEEN 100% HAPPY BUT IT ISN’T

ALWAYS GOING THE WAY YOU WANT.

WHAT HAS THE GENERAL SEASON BEEN LIKE FOR YOU?

GENERAL IT’S GOOD YEAR AGAIN. WE HAVE TO ALWAYS LOOK POSITIVE SIDE. 2ND IN BRITISH, LEADING MX

NATIONALS AND I GOT A DEAL WITH GP TEAM SO WE MUST BE DOING SOMETHING RIGHT.

WHAT WAS IT LIKE RIDING AT GP LEVEL? AND DO YOU THINK

THAT IT WILL HELP YOU PUSH FOR THE BRITISH TITLE?

GP WEEKEND WAS BIT DIFFICULT. FOR ME TO GO FIRST RACE TO

LOKET IS ALWAYS CHALLENGE. I NEVER FELT 100% THERE SO

MAYBE THE RESULTS WASN’T WHAT I’M ACTUALLY CAPABLE.

WE WORK AND HOPEFULLY WE HAVE BETTER WEEKEND AT

LOMMEL.

I REALLY WANT TO HOPE THAT GP RACES GIVE SOME EXTRA

PUSH FOR BRITISH ROUNDS BUT OBVIOUSLY LOCAL BOYS ARE

ALWAYS FAST AT HOME

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS HEADING INTO WHITBY?

NEVER BEEN TO WHITBY. I HEARD SOME EX RIDERS ARE PREPPING

THE TRACK SO I REALLY HOPE THAT’S TRUE. THEN IT SHOULD MAKE

NICE DIRT AND SOME LINES AND EXCITING RACING!

PREPARATIONS ARE SAME AS ANY OTHER RACE. BUT OBVIOUSLY

NOW TRAINING MORE WITH GP GUYS IN THE WEEK AND WEEKENDS

SO THE INTENSITY IS BIT HIGHER

WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR THE 2023 SEASON?

FOR 2023 NO PLANS YET. BIT TOO EARLY FOR THAT. TRYING TO

FINISH THIS YEAR STRONG.

WHAT IS IT LIKE RIDING AT THE BRITISH COMPARED

TO THE GP'S?

BRITISH IS GETTING BETTER NOW, BUT STILL LOT TO

WORK ON THE TRACK MAINTENANCE AND WATERING

MAINLY. OBVIOUSLY SAME TRACKS YEAR AFTER

YEAR ISN’T IDEAL ALSO. BUT IT IS NATIONAL

CHAMPIONSHIP SO WE TAKE AS IT IS AND TRY OUR

BEST ALWAYS.


PHOTO: ANDREW CONWAY


M X Y 2 E N T R Y L I S T


TRISTAN

PURDON

Tristan is a South African Red Bull KTM Motocross

Racer with some highly ranking achievements under

his belt including the MX1 & MX2 South African

Championship titles. He competed at Blaxhall picking

up 18 points in the MX1 class and will be joining us

again at FatCat.

We spoke to Tristan about his performance at Blaxhall and his thoughts for FatCat and

this is what he had to say.

"I was really excited heading into Blaxhall. After a good race with Shaun the previous

weekend, I was keen to get on the line again. The intensity of the racing and track are so

different to South Africa. Rougher, faster and more competitive. I was hoping to do better

than what I did. The first moto I was in the top 10 and wasn’t too happy so pushed harder

and was feeling more comfortable going into the second moto, was stoked to be running

top 5, because that’s where I was hoping to be but a mistake cost me. We live and we

learn though.

It was insane to see so many spectators at the racing, back home it’s a lot smaller. A lot

of friendly faces too that are all just in it for the love of motocross which is really cool.

So stoked to have the opportunity to come back and race a bit more. The more time to

get to grips with the tracks and racing here, the more I can improve. I’ve been told Fat

Cats is a sandy one and I enjoy the sand back home, so I’m excited to take what I’ve

learnt and hopefully pull some better results out the bag.

I can’t thank the people who have made this all possible enough: Site Sealants, Dyce

Carriers, SS24, Broskie Family and everyone else in my corner"


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