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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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Victory at the Dawn to Dusk 24hr Enduro Race 2018

In Enduro Team by Bill Callister

24thAugust and the team set off to Walters Arena, Port Talbot, South Wales for the iconic 24hr off-road motorbike race which is Dawn to Dusk. With its debut race in 2001, this event originally only ran a 12hr race which ran from 7am to 7pm, however with numbers increasing they introduced a 24hr race. Starting at 7pm Saturday the riders …

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Acerbis Amateur Nationals, Farleigh Castle

In Motocross Team by RNRMMXT

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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British Enduro Championship Rd 6&7 – Isle of Man

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July 2018 saw the Royal Navy Royal Marines Enduro Team take on rounds 6 and 7 of the British Enduro Championship over in the Isle Of Man. Team manager Bill Callister, along with team riders Ollie Harcombe, and Michael Blewett set about the 3am start from Plymouth to catch the ferry over from Liverpool on Friday morning to go and …

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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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Inter Service Karting at Fulbeck

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This weekend saw the third round of the Inter-service championship take place at Fulbeck, Lincolnshire. The team entered 3 karts into the endurance race this round, 45, driven by SLt Jean-Luke Laister & LAET Sam Cresswell, 89, driven by Lt Sam Harris & PO Alan Grier and 98 driven by myself and LA(ACMN) Liam Waterhouse. Jean-Luke also entered the Premier …