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ACU Trial GB Championships - Attention turns to Round Six - Lakes Trial.

Attention turns to Round Six - Lakes Trial.

Although it is currently classed as a summer break in the series, we need to be mindful that the Championship continues in five weeks time with the Westmorland organised Lakes Trial on the 28th July. A hitherto unused venue for a major British Championship event, the Keedwell ACU Trial GB...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Gas Gas extend Manufacturers lead.

Gas Gas extend Manufacturers lead.

Thanks to wins from Jack Price - ACU Trial GB and Dan Thorpe ACU Trial Expert classes, Gas Gas have extended their lead in the Manufacturers Championship following round five on Sunday. Backed up by Richard Sadler's fourth position in ACU Trial 2, they scored six more points than closest...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Price takes fourth win in a row.

Price takes fourth win in a row.

Jack Price (Gas Gas) edged nearer to another British Title when he won the fifth round of the series held in Devon on Sunday. Price's quest has been helped by the fact that his main challengers are squabbling over the other podium positions and this time out it was Toby...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Danby regains red plate in ACU Trial 2

Danby regains red plate in ACU Trial 2

With only two failures out of thirty six sections, Ross Danby (TRRS) won the fifth round at Lustleigh in Devon on Sunday and in doing so regained the Red Plate as class leader. All of the sections on the compact Kelly Farm course were long and technical, but it was...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Thorpe turns on the pressure in ACU Trial Experts.

Thorpe turns on the pressure in ACU Trial Experts.

Dan Thorpe (Gas Gas) who has been the only rider in the class to be on the podium at all five rounds to date, made it to the top step at the Anthony Rew Trial, held in Devon on Sunday. Thorpe's win now puts him just five points behind class...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Dignan retains Red Plate in ACU Trial 125 class.

Dignan retains Red Plate in ACU Trial 125 class.

Scotland's Ben Dignan (Gas Gas) has continued his run of consistency with his fourth win out of the five rounds held so far when he won the Anthony Rew Trial in Devon on Sunday, but by a narrow margin. It was Brett Harbud (Beta) who led after the opening lap...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Short update on Anthony Rew Trial - Round five.

Short update on Anthony Rew Trial - Round five.

Jack Price and Ben Dignan (Gas Gas) continued their winning ways whilst Ross Danby (TRRS) and Dan Thorpe (Gas Gas) won their respective classes at round five held in heavy showers in Devon earlier today. Price has increased his lead to a comfortable fourteen points in the title chase with...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Sections finalised at Kelly Farm for Round five.

Sections finalised at Kelly Farm for Round five.

As Sunday approaches and the weather forecasters are optimistic about the whole weekend, all focus turns to Kelly Farm which was bathed in bright sunshine this afternoon when the final section preparation took place. Led by Assistant Clerk of the Course Nick Hunt, the twelve sections have been tweaked ready...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Make or break time at round five.

Make or break time at round five.

This Sunday, round five takes place at Bovey Tracey in Devon and it is crunch time for the riders with title aspirations. The annual Anthony Rew Trial takes place on the wooded hillside at Kelly Farm where twelve sections have been laid out in a different format to previous years....

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Section preparation for Round five well ahead.

Section preparation for Round five well ahead.

A large turnout for a section clearing session took place mid week with all sections at Kelly Farm now cleared for the fifth round which takes place on Sunday 16th June. With ferns and undergrowth to clear a team which included, left to right, Robin Hoare, Peter Meason, Clerk of...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Gas Gas edge ahead in Manufacturers Championship.

Gas Gas edge ahead in Manufacturers Championship.

With three wins out of the six available last weekend, Gas Gas have opened up a sixteen point lead in the Manufacturers Championship after four rounds. Helped by double wins from Jack Price and a single from Richard Sadler at the Tynemouth double header, the Gas Gas brand have left...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Price egdes away in Series.

Price egdes away in Series.

By virtue of two straight wins at the Tyemouth event, which formed rounds three and four of the Championship, Jack Price (Gas Gas) has edged out an eleven point lead in the ACU Trial GB Class as the series approaches the half way stage. However, it was not easy wins...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Sadler takes over the lead in ACU Trial 2.

Sadler takes over the lead in ACU Trial 2.

By being the only ACU Trial 2 rider to stand on the podium on both days at the Tynemouth event, Richard Sadler (Gas Gas) now leads the class by a single point from current Champion, Ross Danby (TRRS). However, after the first day of action at Shaftoe Crags near Morpeth,...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - A closer look at the ACU Trial Expert Class.

A closer look at the ACU Trial Expert Class.

Double wins has put Chris Stay (TRRS) clear at the top of the standings after rounds three and four at Tynemouth at the weekend. The fact that his main challengers were squabbling over top eight positions has put the Isle of Wight rider eight points in front as the series...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - ACU Trial 125 Class - Tynemouth Report.

ACU Trial 125 Class - Tynemouth Report.

With his opening laps each day much better than his opposition, Ben Dignan (Gas Gas) extended his lead in the ACU Trial 125 Class with wins on both days at the Reed Bowl Trial, which formed rounds three and four of the series over the weekend. The Scottish rider was...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Brief update on Day two at Tynemouth.

Brief update on Day two at Tynemouth.

Following on from his win the previous day, Jack Price (Gas Gas) has extended his lead in the ACU Trial GB class to a comfortable eleven points as the top contenders head off to Japan for the next round of the FIM Trial GP championship this weekend. However, it was...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Tynemouth Day one - quick review

Tynemouth Day one - quick review

In the closest of finishes, Jack Price (Gas Gas) defeated his closest rival, Toby Martyn (Beta) by virtue of one more "dab" after the both tied on 24 marks and the same number of cleans at Shaftoe Crags today. Martyn led after the opening twelve sections, but suffered three failures...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Tynemouth Preview.

Tynemouth Preview.

This weekend the Series takes in two rounds with a visit to the North East of the Country at Shaftoe Crags near Morpeth for the third and fourth round of the championship. Jack Price currently heads the standings in the ACU Trial GB Class, but only by a single point...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Double header this weekend.

Double header this weekend.

This weekend the action moves to the North East with rounds three and four taking place on Saturday and Sunday at Shaftoe Crags, a few miles inland from Newcastle Airport. The open fell land course is ideal for spectators and the organising Tynemouth Motor Club have prepared approx. twenty sections...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Profile ACU Expert - Tom Ablewhite.

Profile ACU Expert - Tom Ablewhite.

In what is likely to be the final Rider Profile ahead of the busy first half of June with three rounds in as many weeks, we take a look at Lincolnshire rider Tom Ablewhite. Now twenty six years old, Tom first experienced the skill of Trial riding on a 125cc...

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