ACU Trial GB Championships

Event News!


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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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....

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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,...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

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...

Read More →

ACU Trial GB Championships - Gas Gas take Manufacturers Championship lead.

Gas Gas take Manufacturers Championship lead.

It could not be tighter at the top of the newly introduced Manufacturers Championship after the St David's Trial with Gas Gas and TRRS taking over the lead from Beta by a single point! Both Gas Gas and TRRS have scored ninety seven points, with the Italian brand just one...

Read More →

ACU Trial GB Championships - ACU Trial GB Class review from St Davids Trial.

ACU Trial GB Class review from St Davids Trial.

Jack Price (Gas Gas) heads off to the first Trial GP round in Italy this weekend holding a single point lead in the domestic championship from Toby Martin (Beta), whilst Dan Peace (Sherco) sits in third ready to pounce on the leading pair. Current Champion, James Dabill has elected not...

Read More →

ACU Trial GB Championships - Champion Danby strikes back in ACU Trial 2.

Champion Danby strikes back in ACU Trial 2.

Following a defeat in the opening round, Ross Danby (TRRS) won the ACU Trial 2 class at the St David's Trial in a convincing manner and in doing so heads the series after two rounds. In a tough battle for second spot, Returning punch cards of fifteen and eighteen set...

Read More →

ACU Trial GB Championships - Another Price at the top.

Another Price at the top.

TRRS rider Lloyd Price took the ACU Trial Expert Class win at the St David's and with it gained the coveted Point-S Red Plate as Series Leader. A brilliant second lap, completing the twelve sections for zero marks lost set up the win for the rider from Maesteg, but it...

Read More →