The AMCA Veterans Championship (for riders over 40)

  • Championship Riders MX1/MX2 (current) will not be allowed to compete
  • Riders must not have finished in the top 30 in any AMCA (MX1 & MX2) in the previous year
  • Juniors, Seniors and Experts will be eligible
  • Riders must be 40 years of age to be eligible
  • An Over 50 class will be held if enough riders are qualified
  • The top 20 from the previous season are automatics, riders still have to pay the registration fee to confirm their place
  • For 2019 the top 25 riders from the 2018 Championship will automatically qualify

Qualification

TBA

2018 Calendar (Provisional)

Round 1 April 29 Dursley @ Nympsfield
Round 2 May 13 Teme Valley @ Boraston
Round 3 May 27 TBA
Round 4 June 10 Cannock @ Lower Drayton
Round 5 July 8 North Area @ Hawkstone
Round 6 July 29 TBA
Round 7 August 12 Cheltenham @ Brookthorpe
Round 8 September 9 Wrekin @ Long Lane

Media

Media 2017

Round 1 - April 9
Dursley @ Minchinhampton

Finishing as runner-up in the 2016 Vets title race, Simon Lane must have been pleased with his flying start to the first clash of 2017. On the gas, Simon was quick away until James Russell decided to upset proceedings.

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Round 2 - April 16
Dursley @ Nympsfield

Following round one of the 2017 Vets Championship, James Russell, Simon Lane and Terry House all finished on 164 points. And during round two on Sunday, these aces again dominated proceedings by filling the top three in the moto’s.

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Round 3 - April 30
Cannock @ Lower Drayton

Resisting almost constant pressure from Simon Lane, it was series leader James Russell who took the opening Vets win with Terry House in 3rd and the always consistent trio of Richard Chinn, Gary Jones and Martin Atherton in the mix.

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Round 4 - May 28
Corby @ Bevercotes

At Bevercotes the box again had that all familiar look but most importantly as the series reaches its midway point, the immaculate Russell has extended his series lead to 60 points.

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Round 5 - July 2
North Area @ Hawkstone Park

Despite not bagging a single holeshot, Terry House still took the overall Vets win at Hawkstone with an accompolished performance.

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Round 6 - July 30
Teme Valley @ Boraston

Simon Lane led the opening Vets clash at Boraston before being passed by series pace-setter James Russell. Whilst Russell raced onto the win, Lane was now under pressure from House.

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Round 7 - August 13
Cheltenham @ Brookthorpe

In the final class for Vets it was the same old familiar story with series leader James Russell taking top honours from Terry House and Simon Lane.

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Round 8 - September 3
Dursley @ Frocester

In a great Vets moto one battle, Simon Lane, James Russell and finally winner Terry House all took turns to lead the way. Such was the pace of the top three that they forged a massive advantage for themselves at the front.

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Round 9 - September 10
Cannock @ Lower Drayton

With Terry House holding 2nd in the AMCA Vets series a non-starter at Lower Drayton, it offered Simon Lane the chance to move up the standings and that’s just what he did! Lane was consistently fast out of the gate, bagging a 2/1/2 scorecard although he could not prevent the superb James Russell from taking the 2017 Vets title.

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Media 2016

Round 1 - May 1
Cannock @ Lower Drayton

The AMCA Veterans Championship class also produced some classic action with Matt Gordon, Simon Lane and finally Terry House all taking turns to lead moto one. Indeed House timed his challenge to perfection by passing both of his rivals in the last lap.

In moto two Gordon was fastest away and in control for the opening couple of circuits before Lane found a way through. In the final three laps tough Yorkshireman Danny Blakeley on his trusty 250cc two-stroke Yamaha and Martin Atherton also passed Gordon as Gary Jones and Terry House completed the top six.

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Round 2 - May 15
Dursley @ Nympsfield

After only managing to complete two moto’s during the opening round of the AMCA Veterans after breaking a finger, Terry House bounced back in superb style on Sunday by bagging a brilliant maximum points score. House though certainly had to work hard for his glory as Simon Lane led all three moto’s.

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Round 3 - June 5
Dursley @ Frocester

It proved to be a very eventful day in the Veterans Championship at Frocester as Matt Gordon moved back to the top of the standings, taking the overall win ahead of Simon Lane. Typical of the action, Gordon and Lane hotly disputed the moto one lead before Terry House moved through from 5th to mix it up.

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Round 4 - June 26
North @ Hawkstone Park

Just like his brother, Simon Lane was also to loose vital ground in the Championship race after a rear-wheel puncture restricted him to a 9th place finish in the Hawkstone Veterans contest. Flying high a looking very comfortable in the sand, series leader Matt Gordon took the fist race win with Terry House moving through from a very early 10th spot to take 2nd.

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Round 5 - July 10
Teme Valley @ Boraston

Terry House led the early exchanges in the opening Vets race but was under constant pressure from Simon Lane. Indeed on lap five, Lane was to then briefly head the contest before House regained control to take the win.

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Round 6 - August 7
Cheltenham @ Brookthorpe

With top Vets contender Terry House a non-starter due to injury, the Brookthorpe dash for glory developed into a two way tussle between current series leader Matt Gordon and defending Champion Simon Lane. Indeed displaying all of his local track knowledge, Lane was to then go onto blast to a perfect untroubled maximum points win, thus keeping his dream of a Veterans Championship hat-trick still very much alive!

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Round 7 - September 11
Newport MXC @ Long Lane

The final AMCA Vets contest of 2016 was all about a two way battle for the title featuring Matt Gordon and defending Champion Simon Lane. Going into the event, Gordon led the way by 27 points and crucially he then further extended his advantage by blasting to victory in the opening race on Sunday.

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Previous winners AMCA Veterans Championship

Standings

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Over 50 Standings

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