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ACU Trial GB Championships - GETTING NEAR THE SHARP END OF THE SERIES

GETTING NEAR THE SHARP END OF THE SERIES

With over forty points at stake, this weekend could be crucial in all four classes of the series with rounds seven and eight taking place in Wales. Round seven on Saturday breaks new ground for the championship at Dinas Park near Llanbedr. Set in the foothills of Snowdonia, the venue...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - ENTRIES OPEN FOR ROUNDS SEVEN AND EIGHT

ENTRIES OPEN FOR ROUNDS SEVEN AND EIGHT

Entries are now live on the Ride ACU website for rounds seven and eight which will be held on the weekend of the 25th and 26th September. New to the series, the Bro Cader round at Llanbedr in the foothills of Snowdonia will be on the Saturday, whilst the Hafren...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Still tight in Manufacturers title chase

Still tight in Manufacturers title chase

Although Scorpa have edged a slightly bigger lead in the Manufacturers title chase, with a second and two third place finishes at round six on Sunday, Sherco and TRRS are still very much in the title hunt. As the series takes the summer break, Scorpa are now seven points in...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Martyn on top form for round six.

Martyn on top form for round six.

By his own admission at the end of the event, Toby Martyn (TRRS) was on top form when he won the sixth round organised by the Yeadon Guiseley Club at Brimham Rocks last Sunday. Holding an eight mark advantage at the end of the first lap of twelve sections from...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Chilton edges ahead in Trial 2 Class.

Chilton edges ahead in Trial 2 Class.

By stamping his authority with a nine mark winning margin, Andy Chilton (Scorpa) has edged out an eight mark points advantage over his arch rival and current Champion, Ross Danby after round six at Brimham Rocks on Sunday. Jack Dance (GasGas) made a second consecutive visit to the podium in...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Princess Bristow of Brimham.

Princess Bristow of Brimham.

With a display of cool, calculated riding, Emma Bristow (Sherco) took her second win of the series in the Trial Expert Class which consisted of thirty six riders at Brimham Rocks at the weekend. Bradley Bullock (Beta) returned to the podium for the first time since his win at round...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Hemingway returns to top step in Trial 125.

Hemingway returns to top step in Trial 125.

With a dazzling performance, Harry Hemingway (Beta) returned to winning ways after his defeat at the hands of Harry Turner (Scorpa) at the previous round, with a display of superb control at Brimham Rocks yesterday. It was his first lap, shedding just a single mark over the twelve unforgiving sections...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Martyn, Chilton, Hemingway and Bristow on top.

Martyn, Chilton, Hemingway and Bristow on top.

With a dazzling display, Toby Martyn (TRRS) scored a huge confidence boosting win and took the magnificent MacKenzie Trophy in the process at round six held near Harrogate today. Martyn's loss of twenty seven over the three lap course was less than half the score of his arch rival, Jack...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - VENUE FOR FINAL ROUND CONFIRMED

VENUE FOR FINAL ROUND CONFIRMED

The venue and date - SUNDAY 24th October has now been finalised for round nine, which will be the series final this year. After exploring several options, ACU Events Ltd. will run the event at Dudwood Farm near Matlock, which was the venue for the final round last year. Barry...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - RECOGNITION TIME.

RECOGNITION TIME.

Following the standard podium ceremony at the fifth round last Sunday at Scarborough, an important presentation took place in recognition of the work Dave and Elizabeth Willoughby have put into the series right up until March last year, when the virus put a halt to proceedings. Approximately twenty five years...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - SCORPA EDGE LEAD IN MANUFACTURERS CHAMPIONSHIP.

SCORPA EDGE LEAD IN MANUFACTURERS CHAMPIONSHIP.

By virtue of three strong point scoring rides in all three counting classes, Scorpa have edged out a lead over Sherco following the fifth round which took place last weekend. Whilst TRRS took wins in both the Trial GB and Trial 2 Classes, they have a void in the Trial...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - MARTYN BACK ON WINNING WAYS IN TRIAL GB.

MARTYN BACK ON WINNING WAYS IN TRIAL GB.

With a comfortable eleven mark win Toby Martyn (TRRS) maintains a healthy lead at the top of the standings in the Trial GB class with just four rounds remaining in the 2021 title chase. Returning after missing the last round to recover from a niggling injury, Dan Peace (Sherco) fought...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - DANBY DRAWS LEVEL AT MID POINT IN TRIAL 2

DANBY DRAWS LEVEL AT MID POINT IN TRIAL 2

Current Champion Ross Danby (TRRS) has closed the points gap and drawn level with Andy Chilton (Scorpa) after the fifth round took place at a very dry and dusty Low North Park on Sunday. His closest title rival Chilton, suffered two maximums which made up his ten mark score during...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - AFFLECK EXTENDS LEAD IN TRIAL EXPERT CLASS

AFFLECK EXTENDS LEAD IN TRIAL EXPERT CLASS

By the narrowest of margins, Tom Affleck (Sherco) extended his lead in the Expert Class at a hot and dusty round five at Scarborough on Sunday. Despite dropping a maximum on the penultimate section on the final lap, his lead at the time was just enough to take a tie...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - FIRST WIN FOR TURNER IN TRIAL 125 CLASS.

FIRST WIN FOR TURNER IN TRIAL 125 CLASS.

Setting a high standard right from the start, Harry Turner (Scorpa) stayed composed to win the Trial 125 class in the fifth round of the series which was held at Scarborough yesterday. In top form, the Derbyshire teenager romped through the complete first lap of twelve sections at a very...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Martyn, Danby, Turner and Affleck take honours

Martyn, Danby, Turner and Affleck take honours

In extremely dry conditions Toby Martyn (TRRS) scored his fourth win out of five in the Trial GB class at Scarborough earlier today. Pushed all the way on the opening lap after incurring a five mark timed out penalty on section eleven, the confident Cornishman then took charge and returned...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Close at the top of Manufacturers Championship.

Close at the top of Manufacturers Championship.

By scoring one more point than their main rivals, Scorpa have now reduced the deficit to Sherco following the fourth round of the series last weekend. Scoring points in all three categories (ACU Trial 125 Class does not count) has proved vital for these two marques who now head the...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - PEACE APPLIES PRESSURE

PEACE APPLIES PRESSURE

By stopping the winning run by Toby Martyn (TRRS), Jack Peace (Sherco) put himself right back in the title race in the ACU Trial GB class with a hard fought win in the Lake District on Sunday. In a low scoring event, Peace held onto a four mark lead at...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - NEW SERIES LEADER IN ACU TRIAL 2 CLASS.

NEW SERIES LEADER IN ACU TRIAL 2 CLASS.

With two wins on the bounce, Andy Chilton (Scorpa) now takes over the lead in this very competitive class as the series approaches the half way point. Despite a "crashing five" in the final section on lap two, the Saltburn by the Sea rider recovered well and only added eight...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - ACU TRIAL 125 CLASS - A PATTERN EMERGING

ACU TRIAL 125 CLASS - A PATTERN EMERGING

Returning his wristband with twenty two cleans and no failures recorded Harry Hemingway (Beta) continued his domination of the Trial 125 class in the fourth round of he series held high above Kendal on Sunday. With lap scores of nine, seven and six, one of Britain's brightest hopes for the...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Queen Bristow beats the boys

Queen Bristow beats the boys

Despite suffering two maximums towards the end of her final lap, Emma Bristow (Sherco) scored her maiden win in the ACU Trial Expert Class at round four in the Lake District yesterday. Her two failures came high on the fells above Kendal on the hardest pair of sections, but she...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Peace, Chilton, Bristow and Hemingway take honours

Peace, Chilton, Bristow and Hemingway take honours

In a nail biting finish, Jack Peace (Sherco) took his first win of the series in the Trial GB class of the Lakeland Trial earlier today. Finishing two marks clear of his championship rival, Toby Martyn (TRRS) was enough to keep his championship hopes alive as the halfway mark approaches....

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Sherco take over lead in Manufacturer Championship

Sherco take over lead in Manufacturer Championship

After scoring good points in rounds two and three last weekend, Sherco have taken over the lead in the Manufacturers Championship. Three riders have been in the points at all three rounds with Jack Peace (Trial GB) amassing three second places and Tom Affleck ( Trial Expert) going one better...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - TRIAL GB CLASS REMAINS STATUS QUO.

TRIAL GB CLASS REMAINS STATUS QUO.

With mirrored results over the two days of competition for rounds two and three, Toby Martyn (TRRS) extended his winning run to three at the weekend in the Trial GB class, Brimming with confidence on Saturday at Kelly Farm, Martyn almost turned in the perfect ride until a lapse on...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - TWO THIRDS FOR DANBY BAGS MOST POINTS

TWO THIRDS FOR DANBY BAGS MOST POINTS

Two third places was enough to promote 2020 ACU Trial 2 Champion Ross Danby to the top of the standings after two hard fought battles in the West Country over the weekend. No single rider dominated rounds two and three which made up the weekend proceedings and after a re...

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