2020 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS, ROUND 1, TO HEADLINE A HUGE WEEKEND OF EVENTS!
The 2020 South Australian Motocross Championships kick off at Renmark this weekend with the Riverland JMC hosting, with 200+ riders entered for the weekend, which includes over 120 junior riders!
Juniors will ride on Saturday, with seniors to fire up on Sunday, with the Junior Lites also riding on Sunday.
The Riverland club will have the gates open and show good old ‘country hospitality’ with a full canteen open both days, and only a gold coin donation to get through the gate – with all proceeds going to the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Racing will kick off at 9.00am both days, after practice from 8.00am.
Camping spots are available, as are showers (with a gold coin or 2 as well)!
With only 3 rounds in the 2020 Championship (thank you COVID-19) – the action is going to be hot from the first gate drop, so head up to the Riverland as SA’s finest motocross riders rip up the track for the first time in 2020!
WATCH OUT FOR THE GIRLS TO ROOST RENMARK THIS WEEKEND.
For the 2020 SAMX season, a third female’s only class was introduced into the racing program.
For round 1 at Riverland Junior Motorcycle club, there is the highest female numbers in the last few years. We have a total of 26 girls & women competing, from the demo class, to Women’s All Powers.
We have 11 girls competing in the 85cc 11-U16yrs class with new and returning riders. Many of the girls are also competing in the new 125cc-250cc 13-U16yrs class, with a total of 6.
The women’s class also hit a milestone with 9 women competing for the top spot on the podium.
We also have girls in our Non-Competitive class, and first-time racers in our 50cc Div. 2 class.
Thanks again to Butlers Mechanical Service and Titanium Security Australia for jumping on board once again to support our Women’s All Powers, 85cc 11-U16 years and 125cc/250cc13-U16 Years combined class for Girls Only.
KEYNETON MCC RUNNING THEIR DIAMOND JUBILEE, 60TH ANNUAL ROAD TRIAL, THE MIKE CONNORS RELIABILITY TRIAL ON SATURDAY
The Keyneton MCC will run their reliability trial, the first of only 3 for the year, from the Keyneton Oval this Saturday, with the first of the 150+ strong field starting at 9.01am.
Riders, and passengers, will have a 2 lap journey of just over 3 hours per lap, which will have 7 off road sections, from 2 to 7 kms in length in the Menglers Hill, Keyneton and Eden Valley areas.
There will be 2 spectator friendly areas, with both only 5 kms from the start, with programmes and maps available from Main Control in the morning.
This is the 60th running of the event, the longest running annual event in Keyneton Club history, with the start within a stone’s throw of the original start at the Keyneton General Store in 1961, which was across the road from the birthplace of the Club at the Temperance Hotel in 1950 – 70 short years ago.
KEYNETON MCC’S 60TH ANNUAL ROAD TRIAL CATERING @ KEYNETON OVAL, FROM 7.00am SATURDAY.
The Keyneton MCC is excited to announce that the Keyneton Progress Association will be catering for our Anniversary Trial, which will be a fundraiser for much needed maintenance and upgrades to the Keyneton Hall & Keyneton Park.
It will be their only fundraiser for the year – so please support – and with Gumshire supplying some of the eats – it’s bound to be top notch tucker!
THE MAX GRAETZ TRIAL, ROUND 2 OF TROY Series SA 2020 ON SUNDAY @ TUNGKILLO
Sunday will see the Trials SA community descend on Tungkillo in the Adelaide Hills and on the road to Palmer for the Max Graetz Trial, being run by the Gawler MCC.
Riders from 4 to +74 will be in action, including Australian Representatives and Champions, Connor Hogan, Lillie Yiatrou, Haydon Barwick and Hayden Eardley.
A field of nearly 50 riders and passengers will kick off at 9.00am, in what will be, the first running of this event since the passing of Max late last year, with the MSA Life member sure to be remembered and missed on the day.
Free entry for spectators, but bring a picnic lunch!
ALSO ON THE WEEKEND WILL BE A COUPLE OF RIDE DAYS ON SUNDAY FOR THOSE NOT LOOKING TO RACE, BUT STILL WANT TO THROW A LEG OVER.
Mac Park at Mount Gambier will host a track day for road racing, hosted by the Mt Gambier MCC, while ACUSA Park in the Adelaide Hills will have their 2nd Ride Day for 2020 from 10.00am.
Info for all of these events, and more, are available on the MSA website – check out the calendar and supp regs pages, as well as the ACUSA Park page as well!
All who attend these events are reminded that SOCIAL DISTANCING still applies – now 1 metre apart and 2 square metres around – so no grouping together – and remember to especially keep that bike length apart when is ques for food and drinks at events!