Beamish MX News


Jun

08

2014
Portsmouth Club Event – Grittenham

Portsmouth Club Event – Grittenham

Conditions – Clay based dirt, hard packed and dry. Back on hard packed dirt and at club level, confidence is running high. Charlie is in charge from start to finish today and has three straight wins by comfortable margins. Oliver doesn’t get to grips with his starts today so has a tough job playing catch up, mixed in with the older Big wheeled 85 group,...

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Jun

01

2014
GT Cup National Series – Round 5      Hilton Court

GT Cup National Series – Round 5 Hilton Court

Conditions – Deep Sand Due to some extensive track preparation the circuit was much softer sand than expected, so unfortunately the boys found it very hard work in their least favourite conditions! However, they both battled on and scored consistent points in every race to leave Charlie laying in 6th position in the Championship and Oliver hanging on to 16th. Much work will be needed...

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May

04

2014
GT Cup National Series – Round 4 Landrake

GT Cup National Series – Round 4 Landrake

Conditions – Hard packed clay/dirt circuit. Confidence growing with both the circuit and self-belief at National level. Charlie records 3 eighth places and 2 sevenths. Oliver has a mixed bag of results after a couple of slip offs and struggling to remount on the steep hillside track. Both boys are already exceeding earlier targets for their learning season. Charlie currently sitting 5th position in the...

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Apr

27

2014
Banbury Club event – Badby

Banbury Club event – Badby

With confidence growing from National level racing. Beamish MX Team race well with Charlie taking a maximum three comfortable wins. Oliver also races hard for sixth overall and an improving fourth place finish in the last race.


Apr

20

2014
GT Cup National Series – Round 3 Warmingham

GT Cup National Series – Round 3 Warmingham

Conditions – Clay/soil, mixture of hardback and soft ruts. Both Beamish Boys feeling more at home with the conditions and starting to show the opposition their future intentions. Charlie consistently inside the top 10 with a 6th place finish being his best result to date at National Level. Oliver also breaking into the top 10 with a 9th place finish thrown in.


Apr

13

2014
Portsmouth Club Event – Marshfield

Portsmouth Club Event – Marshfield

A good day today with tough racing throughout. Charlie takes second overall with a win and two seconds behind top National rideer Charlie Cole. Oliver takes three thirds for a strong third overall on the day.


Mar

30

2014
GT Cup National Series – Round 2 Wilden Lane

GT Cup National Series – Round 2 Wilden Lane

Conditions – Mixture of soft sand and stones Another round in soft sandy conditions and was always going to be hard going for the Beamish Boys who have been brought up riding on hardpack dirt circuits. Both made big improvements as the weekend went on and learnt a lot about techniques in the sand.


Mar

09

2014
GT Cup National Series – Round 1 Mildenhall

GT Cup National Series – Round 1 Mildenhall

Conditions – Medium Soft Sandy Circuit First shot at the National level event. Charlie battles all weekend just outside the top ten and Oliver just outside the top 20. A great learning experience and has shown them what they are up against.


Mar

02

2014
Portsmouth Club Event – Swanmore

Portsmouth Club Event – Swanmore

Oliver starts the years racing with a sixth in the first race, followed by a masterful race win in slippery conditions after a midday downpour. Charlie opts for a practice day at Mildenhall in preparation for the first GT Cup event to be held there.



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