29 October 2009
The British enduro scene is set to receive a welcomed boost in ’10 following the announcement that the ACU has given the go ahead for an action packed, six round, British Enduro Sprint Championship. Making the UK the first country within Europe to feature an enduro sprint championship, the BESC as it will be known will compliment the existing British Enduro Championship while injecting new life into the UK’s enduro scene.
ACU governed ensuring an official British Enduro Sprint Champion, the new series will feature six rounds run over three weekends. During the first year events will take place on the last weekend of March, April and May. The aim of the series is to give Britain’s best enduro racers a professionally promoted and organised enduro race series.
Each round of the BESC will feature one six to 10-minute long special test, prepared to the highest standards and incorporating traditional enduro grass tracks as well as a mixture of motocross and extreme sections. Each day of the championship will be filled with special test action, ensuring first class competition and spectacular racing. All days of the series will count towards the British and ACU Enduro Sprint Championships. Full details of the rules will be finalised by the ACU during November.
Any rider that enjoys the competitive side of enduro sport and the challenges special test racing brings will benefit from competing in the British Enduro Sprint Championship. The BESC hopes to attract an exciting mix of established ‘named’ enduro competitors, up-and-coming and ambitious youngsters, proven Championship and Expert talents and mix it with top-flight motocross and trials riders keen to try their hand at something new.
2010 British Enduro Sprint Championship
Round 1 – TBA, March 27
Round 2 – TBA, March 28
Round 3 – TBA, April 24
Round 4 – TBA, April 25
Round 5 – TBA, May 29
Round 6 – TBA, May 30