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RNRMMXT: Release of 2019 Schedule

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Dates 14th April – Canada Heights – Sidcup & District Motorcycle Club 1st June – Culham – East Anglia Schoolboy Scramble Club 2nd June – Culham – East Anglia Schoolboy Scramble Club 30th June – Landrake – South West Off Road 28th July – Blaxhall – Woodbridge & District Motorcycle Club 11th August – Fatcats – East Anglia Schoolboy Scramble …

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Success for MXT at season opener

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The South West would be plagued with winter weather leading up to the MXT’s first event of the year. Because of this, the team riders arrived to a drenched track on the morning of Sunday the 17th of February. It was to be a good old fashioned ‘mudder’. South West Off Road would host the round at Little Silver. The …

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Season Ends with Acerbis

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Pontrilas – 15th–16th September The final event of the year for the Royal Navy Royal Marines Motocross Team would come in the form of the Acerbis Amateur Nationals final round at Pontrilas. The competitors for the weekend would be Adam Figgins and Nick Carbury. The former having missed most of the year through various injuries and so was chasing points, the latter …

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Acerbis Amateur Nationals, Farleigh Castle

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Farleigh Castle – 18th – 19th August 2018 Written by Adam Figgins The seventh Acerbis Amateur Nationals round took the RNRMMXT to Farleigh Castle, a natural hillside track, previously used for Motocross GPs. Both L/Cpl Carbury and Lt Figgins had been off the race scene for a while due to injuries. Race 1 The first race was by far the easiest …

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Training Day

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Alex Snow Training Day at Ashdown – 26th July 2018 Coaching days are a great opportunity for riders to work on technical aspects of riding, while having a professional eye scrutineer their abilities for strengths and weaknesses. On a mid-summer day in the countryside of Oxfordshire, motocross / enduro coach and professional enduro rider Alex Snow would impart his knowledge on …

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A tough day at Landrake – RNRMMXT

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SWOR at Landrake – 22nd July 2018 For the first time in 2018 riders from the RNRMMXT would compete at a South West Off Road event at Landrake Motoparc. On this day the familiar sight of Nick Carbury of RMR Scotland and that of Piers Stanley of HMS Talent would compete in the Junior Elite class and score points towards the …

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Acerbis Amateur Nationals, Round 4

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Written by Nick Carbury   Setup at Culham MX Park.   Culham – 7th – 8th July 2018   It was a warm Saturday morning when I rolled into the paddock at Culham for the fourth round of the Acerbis Amateur Nationals. I would be met by AB Josh Dale, of HMS Queen Elizabeth. The WE making his first appearance with …

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RAF Motocross Championship – Navy get on the podium

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Written by Nick Carbury   Luke Rudd – smoothly does it. Brookthorpe – 1st July 2018   For the first time in the history of the RNRMMXT, we would compete against the RAF in one of their own MX Championship rounds. No Navy rider would score points from this, but there was a feeling of anticipation hovering in the paddock. Almost as …

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Acerbis Amateur Nationals, Round 2

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Written by Nick Carbury   Nick Carbury around a sweeper at Brampton. Photo: Matthew Rudd Photography. Brampton – 14th – 15th Apr 2018   The weather would continue to wreak havoc on the schedule of the MXT as we came to the Easter period. Leading to the cancellation of a training day with pro rider Alex Snow, and a round of …

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2018 Season Begins

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Written by Nick Carbury   Acerbis Amateur Nationals Round 1 – Fatcat Motoparc (24th – 25th Mar 2018)   Following what felt like months upon months of poor weather, what should have been the opening round for the RNRM Motocross Team (MXT) – competing at the opening RAF MX Championship round against members of the RAF and Army motocross teams- …