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Thor British Youth Nationals - 25 April 2016
British champ Shaun Simpson buzzing for home Maxxis round in Scotland
Keywords: leuchars | maxxis british championship | scotland | shaun simpson |
RHL Activities are promoting round 5 of the Maxxis British Championship in Leuchars, Scotland on July 3. We recently caught up with British MX1 Champion and a rider who lives within jogging distance of the circuit which will be completely revamped for the visit of one of Europe’s premier motocross championships.
RHL: Shaun, awesome to see you, how was the trip to Canada Heights?
Shaun Simpson: “It was a bit of a disaster getting back from Mexico where I raced the world championship, I flew back to Amsterdam on Wednesday, I had a day on the bike on Friday and traveled over from there on Friday night.”
RHL: Wow, busy few days then for you. We’ve just finished your photo shoot for the Scottish round of the Maxxis British Championship. How cool is it to see the British champs back in Scotland?
Shaun Simpson: “Its great, it’s something that’s been missing from the British championship for the last few years, I remember racing it back in 2009 at Duns in Scotland, which was the last time it was there. I’m excited to have it back in Scotland.”
RHL: Is the track close to home?
Shaun Simpson: “Yes, Leuchars is my home track, only a few miles away from where I stay in Scotland. I’m expecting huge support from the Scottish fans, I know they can’t wait to see myself, Bryan Mackenzie and Alexander Brown compete and hopefully come away with our own respective class victories. For a tiny country we produce exciting and very fast motocross riders.”
RHL: See you in Scotland on July 3.
Shaun Simpson: “Certainly will.”
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Apico Factory Racing Holeshots
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20 June 2017
Duns to host the UK’s best junior motocross racers with the Thor British Youth National Championship
The Thor British Youth National Championship takes a trip across the border into Scotland on June 24th & 25th for the fourth round of the 2017 series.
The Duns motocross track is one of the best off-road facilities in the country, and is looking forward to playing host to some of Britain’s rising stars that will compete there on June 24 and 25 for round four of the Thor British Youth National Championship.