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ACU Trial GB Championships - Honours shared in ACU Trial GB Class at last round

Honours shared in ACU Trial GB Class at last round

With Jack Price (Gas Gas) confirmed as champion on Saturday, it was the turn of Jack Peace (Sherco) to take an emphatic win at the final round which took place near Dunlop in Scotland on Sunday. Riding at the back of the field, Peace avoided maximum penalties in a controlled...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Danby and Stay clinch titles

Danby and Stay clinch titles

Whilst Ross Danby (ACU Trial 2 TRRS) and Chris Stay (ACU Trial Expert TRRS) clinched their respective titles, Jack Peace (Sherco) won his first ACU Trial GB event of the year with a superb performance at round nine in Scotland today. Ben Dignan (Gas Gas) continued his winning ways in...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Dignan signs off Trial 125 class with another win.

Dignan signs off Trial 125 class with another win.

Riding in his native Scotland, Ben Dignan (Gas Gas) signed off with another emphatic win in both days of the final round of the ACU Trial 125 class over the weekend. Riding with confidence, but with the handicap of a damaged foot, the Killin rider dominated both days, although Adam...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Thorpe wins the battle whilst Stay wins the war.

Thorpe wins the battle whilst Stay wins the war.

Keeping the pressure on for the whole weekend, Dan Thorpe (Gas Gas) won the final round which was part of the Bob McGregor Trial on Sunday. However, it was not enough to stop Chris Stay (TRRS) taking the ACU Trial Expert crown after a nervous first lap. These two were...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Danby retains series crown in ACU Trial 2 Class.

Danby retains series crown in ACU Trial 2 Class.

A fifth place finish in the final round at the Bob McGregor Trial was enough for Ross Danby (TRRS) to retain his title following a win on Saturday, which formed round eight of the series. His closest challenger, Richard Sadler (Gas Gas) scored two third place finishes, when effectively, he...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Martyn wins Trial - Price takes crown

Martyn wins Trial - Price takes crown

A second place finish was enough to give Jack Price (Gas Gas) his second British title in three years at a very windy Bob McGregor Trial which was held today at Dunlop in Scotland. Martyn was never headed in the three lap encounter on the grippy rocks which made up...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Final update from Bob McGregor Academy.

Final update from Bob McGregor Academy.

The latest news from Totherick Quarry is that there are five new sections available for day two and the Clerk of the Course will make the decision as to whether to use them after Saturdays event. With two of the four classes likely to go to the final lap on...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Its the final showdown.

Its the final showdown.

The final two rounds for 2019 will take place this weekend at the Bob McGregor Academy in Southern Scotland. In the ACU Trial GB Class Jack Price virtually has one hand on the title, needing just fourteen points over the two days to clinch his second title. However, we are...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Friday update at Round eight

Friday update at Round eight

After some wet weather yesterday we find the course at Dunlop in drier conditions on Friday morning as the organising team put the final touches to the twelve section course. Actually, that should read seventeen sections as Clerk of the Course Sandy Mack, assisted by Paul Battensby, have laid out...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Win two Wulfsport Paddock Jackets.

Win two Wulfsport Paddock Jackets.

With the final two rounds taking place this weekend, a competition is being run for the winner to receive a pair of Wulfsport Softshell Paddock Jackets. The Championship runs with four classes, ACU Trial GB, ACU Trial 2, ACU Trial Expert and ACU Trial 125. Competition entrants will need to...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Gold plates ready for winners.

Gold plates ready for winners.

The four Gold plates have been produced and ready for the four class winners to receive at the end of the Bob McGregor Trial which will form rounds eight and nine of the Championship in mid September. During the season, the Class Leader at the end of each round has...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Entries for rounds eight and nine now available

Entries for rounds eight and nine now available

We would urge Teams and Riders not to switch off from ACU Trial GB during this five week break as entries are now open for the final two rounds at the double header on the 14th and 15th September. Rounds eight and nine will be held at Totherick Quarry, near...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Rider Profile Chris Stay

Rider Profile Chris Stay

After a sixth place finish in 2018, he is currently heading the ACU Trial Expert Class with two rounds remaining, Chris Stay has been a major asset to the TRRS Team this year, scoring constant good points in the Manufacturers Championship as well as his own quest for a British...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Spectator interest growing at each event

Spectator interest growing at each event

The MacKenzie Trial which formed round seven of the series this year attracted a large crowd of spectators as can be seen in the picture which was taken at section six. Although several Trials have been held at Brimham Rocks, this was the first British Championship, now ACU Trial GB...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Gas Gas take command for Manufacturers Trophy

Gas Gas take command for Manufacturers Trophy

With a first, second and third in the three points scoring categories, Gas Gas have edged out a healthy lead after round seven which took place last weekend. Jack Price's win is well documented in the MacKenzie Trial, but he was adequately backed up by Dan Thorpe's second in the...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Price inches closer to title.

Price inches closer to title.

Jack Price (Gas Gas) took a major step to regaining the ACU Trial GB Championship at Brimham Rocks near Harrogate on Sunday when his closest challenger going into the event, Toby Martyn (Beta) could only manage an eighth place finish. Three sections in the middle of the twelve section lap...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Danby retaliates in ACU Trial 2

Danby retaliates in ACU Trial 2

Ross Danby (TRRS) recovered from a disappointing fifth place the previous week by thrashing the opposition in the ACU Trial 2 Class at the MacKenzie Trial which counted as round seven on Sunday. Returning miserly lap scores of 3-2-2 did not reflect the severity of some of the twelve sections...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Stay edges a six pointer

Stay edges a six pointer

In one of the closest finishes of the season to date, Chris Stay (TRRS) effectively scored a "six pointer" when he beat his main rival Dan Thorpe (Gas Gas) by a single mark in a dramatic finish to the ACU Expert Class at round seven yesterday. By snatching the win...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Four wins for red plate holders

Four wins for red plate holders

All four of the class leaders coming into round seven of the championship which was held today at Brimham Rocks won their respective classes and therefore extended their lead in the series. In a tough day with high scores compared to previous rounds, three consistent laps was enough to give...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Superb Sections at Brimham Rocks

Superb Sections at Brimham Rocks

The sixty plus ACU Trial GB riders could face their strongest challenge yet when they tackle the thirty six sections (three laps of twelve) at the MacKenzie Trial which forms round seven on Sunday. The daunting rocks on the wooded hillside offer plenty of grip so the organising Team have...

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