ACU British Extreme Enduro Championship
The ACU is the internationally recognised National Governing Body for motorcycle sport in the British Isles (less Northern Ireland). Formed in 1903, the ACU has a long tradition in the world of motorcycle sport being a founder member of the World Governing Body, the Federation Internationale Motocyclisme (FIM).
The ACU has a major role in furthering the interests of motorcycle sport on a global basis. The ACU represents 23,000 licence holders, 3,000 volunteer Marshals and Officials, 550 members Clubs, divided into 20 centres and issues up to 4,000 motorcycle sport permits each year.
January & February events:
12/01 British Extreme Enduro Rnd1:
Extreme by Fast Eddy Racing Ltd at Parkwood Offroad Centre, Tong, West Yorkshire
19/01 Mud Fest:
Hare & Hounds by Portsmouth Motorcycle Racing Club at Woodberry Lane, Rowlands Castle, Portsmouth
26/01 Dorset Enduro:
Hare & Hounds by Dorset Enduro at Moreton Forest, Dorset
02/02 Snowrun Enduro:
Enduro by WTRA (the Welsh Trail Riders Assocication) at Cychan Forest, Nr Llandovery, Carmarthenshire
02/02 Dalby Mountain Enduro 2020 Centre Rnd1:
Enduro by Southern MCC Ltd at Carnagrie, Nr Arrasey Plantation, Isle of Man
09/02 – The Hampshire Enduro (ACU British Enduro Rnd1):
Enduro by Witley & District MCC at Warren Heath, Hook, Hampshire
23/02 Diss Enduro:
Enduro by Diss Motorcycle Club Ltd at Thetford Forest, Brandon, Suffolk
Domestically, the ACU provides for all forms of motorcycle sport ranging from Road Racing to all disciplines of Off Road activity (Motocross, Trials, Enduro, Grass Track and Speedway) and has successfully organised world class events such as Moto GP, World Superbikes, the Isle of Man TT Races, the Motocross of Nations and Trials Des Nations.
- It sets the rules for the various aspects of the sport.
- It ensures fair play. It trains stewards, marshals and observers to ensure track safety.
- It sets, checks and revises safety standards, which ensure that motorcycle sport is an insurable commodity.
- It retains a body of medical advisors. It tracks the progess of national championships and contributes to the wider world of motorcycling that makes international competition happen.
- It is in constant contact with many Government departments to defend and develop the sport of Motorcycling.
- It remains independent from the many commercial pressures which inevitably shape and redirect our sport.
The ACU aims to ensure that all people irrespective of their age, gender, disability, race, ethnic origin, creed, colour, social status or sexual orientation, have a genuine and equal opportunity to participate in motorcycle sport at levels in all roles. The ACU fully supports youth activity in all disciplines and through the ACU Academy, some of our young riders go on to become British, European and World Champions in their chosen sport.
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