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ACU Trial GB Championships - Shaftoe Crags - Round 3 and 4 details revealed.

Shaftoe Crags - Round 3 and 4 details revealed.

Following a visit to the venue last week, we can now reveal details of rounds three and four which will take place in the North East of the country on the 1st & 2nd June. Shaftoe Crags (Postcode NE61 4EA) will not be familiar with some riders from outside of...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Wulfsport to be a major partner

Wulfsport to be a major partner

Whilst Keedwell Transport continue to retain the Series Title Sponsorship, the final details of the support from Wulfsport are now confirmed following a visit by the Series Manager, Brian Higgins to their Workington base earlier this week. Riders and spectators at the opening round in Surrey a few weeks ago...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Round Two Entries now open On Line.

Round Two Entries now open On Line.

We can now advise that the Entries for the St David's Trial - round two of this year's series are now open on the ACU Website Members Portal. The event, which will take place on Sunday May 19th, is at the popular Neath venue which includes a mixture of sections...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Beta take early lead in Manufacturers Championship

Beta take early lead in Manufacturers Championship

With outright wins in both the ACU Trial GB and ACU Trial 2 classes, Beta were virtually assured of taking the lead in the new Manufacturers Championship after the opening round at the end of March. James Dabill and Sam Connor doubled up for twenty points each and with backing...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Trial GB - Current Champion opens with a win.

Trial GB - Current Champion opens with a win.

In our final look back at round one we examine the ACU Trial GB class. Reigning Champion James Dabill was always going to start favourite to take the outright win but the young guns kept the pressure on during the opening lap with Jack Price (Gas Gas) completing the twelve...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Connor grabs last section ACU Trial 2 victory.

Connor grabs last section ACU Trial 2 victory.

In a dramatic climax, local hero Sam Connor (Beta) snatched victory in the Trial 2 class by cleaning the final six sections when his rivals faultered. The leader in the early stages was 2018 Champion Ross Danby (TRRS) who held a slender three mark advantage over Sam Haslam (Gas Gas)...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Stay opens with an Expert class win.

Stay opens with an Expert class win.

The journey from the Isle of Wight was well worthwhile for Chris Stay on Saturday when he won the ACU Trial Expert Class at the opening round at Hookwood. Trailing eventual runner up Ben Morphett (Montesa) and Dan Thorpe (Gas Gas) after the opening twelve section lap, the TRRS rider...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Dabill, Connor, Harbud and Stay take honours

Dabill, Connor, Harbud and Stay take honours

In front of a large and enthusiastic crowd of spectators James Dabill (Beta), Sam Connor (Beta), Brett Harbud (Beta) and Chris Stay (TRRS) won their respective classes at the opening round of the new look series which took place in perfect conditions at Hookwood in Surrey yesterday. With the exception...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Review of Round one, class by class.

Review of Round one, class by class.

Over the next four days we will take a closer look at how proceedings developed in all the classes at the opening round which took place at Hookwood in Surrey on Saturday. We will start today with the ACU Trial 125 class . With a single year experience behind him...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Preview of the ACU Trial Expert Class

Preview of the ACU Trial Expert Class

Our final group to look at is the ACU Trial Expert class with a massive thirty six riders entered for the initial round at Hookwood next Saturday. This class is sure to be wide open with the top four from last year moving up into the ACU Trial 2 class,...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - A Look at the ACU Trial 125 Class

A Look at the ACU Trial 125 Class

In the next story which will be published tomorrow we will take a look at the ACU Trial Expert class which will form the bulk of the entry for round one, but ahead of this we will examine the ACU Trial 125 Class. Unfortunately, it seems to be a mid...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Preview of ACU Trial 2 Entry

Preview of ACU Trial 2 Entry

Whilst we have to recognise the fact that the ACU Trial GB is the premier class, there is much focus on the ACU Trial 2 category for 2019 with fourteen riders entered for the opening round. Carrying the red number 21 plate will be current Masters Champion, Ross Danby (pictured...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Entries closed for opening round

Entries closed for opening round

A strong entry of 63 riders have entered for the opening round of the new look series which takes place at Hookwood in Surrey on Saturday March 23rd. We can confirm that with the exception of Jack Sheppard, who is still in Australia, all of the ten seeded ACU Trial...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Joe Baker the latest addition to ACU Trial 2

Joe Baker the latest addition to ACU Trial 2

Multi times South West Champion and a well respected ambassador for the sport, Joe Baker (Sherco) has now confirmed his entry in the ACU Trial 2 class for the opening round in eleven days time. Having competed at the top level in his early twenties, Baker now 37, finds it...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Dabill confirmed for round one

Dabill confirmed for round one

The undisputed reigning British Champion, James Dabill has confirmed he will be at the opening round of the 2019 series which takes place at Hookwood in Surrey in two weeks time. The factory Beta rider, currently number 7 in the world, will line up against Britain's youngest and best talent...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Positive report from Hookwood

Positive report from Hookwood

Despite Storm Freya doing it's best to interrupt proceedings members of the Hookwood Trials Club were on hand at the venue yesterday to meet with Series Manager, Brian Higgins, to discuss various aspects of the forthcoming opening round on March 23rd. Club Members, led by Clerk of the Course Jim...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Observer briefing video in production

Observer briefing video in production

With the kind assistance of Ross Danby and his TRRS machine a DVD is currently being produced to assist Observers in their difficult job during the events. The filming took place near Ross's home in the West Midlands on a crisp sunny day at the end of last month. In...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Sadler moves up to ACU Trial 2 Class

Sadler moves up to ACU Trial 2 Class

Heralding a fresh chapter with a new brand for 2019, current Expert Champion, Richard Sadler has confirmed that he will contest the ACU Trial 2 Class this season. The twenty five year old from Leyburn, North Yorkshire is excited about the new challenge and is confident that he has the...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Point S support the Championship

Point S support the Championship

Whilst Keedwell Transport will retain the Title Sponsorship of the 2019 series, a major development has been the introduction of Point-S Tyre and Autocare Network as a Support Sponsor as the season approaches. Negotiations have been underway for several weeks but it is now confirmed that Series Manager, Brian Higgins...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - ACU Trial2 class getting bigger.

ACU Trial2 class getting bigger.

As expected, the ACU Trial2 class is already getting bigger for 2019 with some of the top Experts from 2018 moving up a gear. The latest to confirm his place is MRS Sherco stalwart James Fry (pictured - credit to Trial Mag). Following a decision which included the ACU Trials...

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