The Weymouth Beach Race is organised and run by the Purbeck Motocross club. The club are based in the South West of England and have on average 10 members who all contribute massively to run the event. The club also have many people who volunteer to help from around the area and local business even close to help out. The Weymouth and Portland Borough Council have been great in supporting this right from the first event in 1984.
The event also raises money with contributions from the entry fees and programme sales for the local Weymouth and Portland Lions club. They use the money raised to help the blind and disabled with equipment, help with train fares to allow families to visit their sick children and also help the St John Ambulance staff to train their members and members of the public and they also help to provide entertainment for the elderly.
RACING IS ON SUNDAY ONLY!!!
!NO TEAR OFFS AT THIS EVENT!
IMPORTANT - PARKING IS RESTRICTED AT THIS EVENT - PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION
RIDERS AGED 16 YEARS & OVER ONLY
PLEASE READ ALL EVENT INFORMATION BELOW
THE 2024 EVENT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ENTER FROM 1 FEBRUARY 2024
RACING IS ON SUNDAY ONLY!!
NO LATE ENTRIES OR ENTRIES ON THE DAY!!!!This event is open to AMCA Licence holders and Non Licence holders, all riders MUST be aged 16 years old and over.
ENTRIES ARE AN EXTRA £5 - THIS MONEY GO TO LOCAL CHARITIES
ENTRY - AMCA MEMBER £2024 PRICE TO BE CONFIRMED / NON MEMBERS £2024 PRICE TO BE CONFIRMED - NO LATE ENTRIES OR ENTRIES ON THE DAY!
There are three classes based on rider ability running at this event, Juniors, Seniors & Experts. These are Unlimited classes running MX1 and MX2 machines.
MX1: 250cc 2 Stroke / 450cc 4 Stroke / 280cc 4 Stroke / 350cc 4 Stroke
MX2: 125cc 2 Stroke / 250cc 4 Stroke / 144cc 2 Stroke
PLEASE NOTE: If you have come within the top 10 in the Junior and Senior class in the last 2 years you will be automatically upgraded if you do not book into the right class.
AMCA Licence Holders will use their allocated race number’s, non licence holders can request a race number. If it is available the number will be issued. If there are any clashes with race numbers AMCA licence holders will get first pick, then it will go on a first come first served basis.
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT RIDERS USE THE RACE NUMBER THEY ARE ISSUED BY THE AMCA OFFICE. NOT USING THE CORRECT RACE NUMBER COULD AFFECT RACE RESULTS AND THE CLUB ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS!
It is your RESPONSIBILITY to return the transponder at the end of racing. Failing to do so, you will be charged for a replacement. If you take it home by mistake please return it to the AMCA office. Thank you.
NO engines running before 12 noon (because of church services)
NO power washers at this event.
ALL Races will start with a dead engine.
NO FIRES IN THE PITS PLEASE!!
!NO TEAR OFFS AT THIS EVENT!
PRI: ONCE SIGNED ON IN THE PADDOCK – INSPECTION OF BIKES – BALL END LEAVERS / KILL SWITCH / CHAIN GUARD / SELF CLOSING THROTTLE / FOLDING FOOTRESTS - PADDLE TYRES ARE NOT ALLOWED
Please note any rider who is found course cutting will be disqualified from the Race!!
PLEASE CAN ALL RIDERS ENSURE THEY DO NOT ACCESS THE TRACK WHILST HEAVY MACHINERY IS IN OPERATION
PLEASE WAIT FOR THE TRACK BUILD TO FINISH TO ACCESS THE TRACK
THIS IS FOR YOUR SAFETY!
TRANSPONDER results will be final.
PRESENTATION will take place as soon as possible in the "Piano Bar" at the Pavillion Main Building upstairs on the left.
When you receive your entry confirmation the week running up to the event you will be emailed a parking pass to put your registration number on. You will need to print this out and put it on show in you vehicle.
There will be security at the pits checking your registration number on your pass when you first enter the pits, there will be a list provided by the office of the registration you supplied with your entry. If it is not on the list or if it is already marked off you will be unable to park in the pits. Sorry.
PARKING - IMPORTANT NOTES
· Riders Only - Cars / Vans / Motorhomes / Caravans
· Please park where instructed / No awnings / DOG ON LEADS AT ALL TIMES / NO FIRES IN THE PITS PLEASE!!!
· PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON THE FRONT OF THE PAVILLION
· PITS WILL BE OPEN FROM 6PM ON SATURDAY - IF YOU DO PARK IN THE PITS (CAR PARK TO THE REAR OF THE PAVILLION) BEFORE THIS YOU WILL NEED TO PURCHASE A PAY & DISPLAY TICKET UNTIL THIS TIME AS THERE WILL BE PARKING ATTENDENTS ON DUTY - FROM 6PM YOUR PIT PASS WILL COVER YOU.
· IF YOU HAVE A LARGE VEHICLE YOU WILL NEED 2 TICKETS
· PAVILLION BUILDING - PLEASE DO NOT PARK CLOSE TO THE BACK OF THE VENUE -THIS IS A COUNCIL STIPULATION AND NOT FROM THE CLUB – PLEASE RESPECT THE COUNCIL’S WISHES AS THEY KINDLY GIVE THE CLUB THE CAR PARKS FOR FREE FROM 6PM SATURDAY AND ALL DAY SUNDAY
· PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOU PIT PASS DISPLAYED IN YOUR VEHICLE AT ALL TIMES!
· SECURITY WILL BE CHECKING ALL VEHICLES AGAINST A LIST SUPPLIED BY THE OFFICE ON ARRIVAL!
· TRAVELLERS CAN PARK ON THE SWANNERY CAR PARK - CARAVANS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARK ON THIS CAR PARK.
08:30am - Signing on / Transponder Collection - IF YOU DO NOT HOLD AN AMCA MODERN MOTOCROSS LICENCE PLEASE STAND IN THE DAY LICENCE QUE
(This will take place in the ‘Ocean Room’ - Pavillion Main Building)
NO ENGINES RUNNING BEFORE 12 NOON
PRI: ONCE SIGNED ON IN THE PADDOCK – INSPECTION OF BIKES – BALL END LEAVERS / KILL SWITCH / CHAIN GUARD / SELF CLOSING THROTTLE / FOLDING FOOTRESTS
12:00 - Practice
13:00 - Racing (2 Races per class)
Trophies are down to 10th place in all classes.
PRESENTATION will take place as soon as possible in the "Piano Bar" at the Pavillion Main Building upstairs on the right.
FEW PHOTOS BELOW FROM THE 2018 EVENT
PC Mike Wood http://www.offroad-action.co.uk/
PC Ray Smith http://www.actionsport.co.uk/
Purbeck Motocross Club would like to Thank the following for all their help and support:
Weymouth and Portland Department of leisure and Entertainment
The Members & Staff of Weymouth and Portland Borough Council for their support and co-operation.
G.Crook and Sons LTD
The Weymouth and Portland Lions Club
LUL / MED
R & B Trophies for their support throughout the year
Wessex FM Bus
Dorset Police for their co-operation and assistance on the day
The Mayor of Weymouth and Portland
The Weymouth Fire Brigade
Andrews Plant for the loan of their Equipment
Families and Friends
Finally, sincere thanks must go to you, the spectators for making this popular event.
If you would like to sponsor, trade or get involved at the event please contact the event organiser Alf Stearn on 07944 840722.