Schwalbe British 4X Series Round 3 Preview - Redhill10 June 2015 | By billy1979
Redhill in Gloucestershire is one of Britain's finest 4X tracks. A cornerstone of the British 4X Series this fast, flowing track is always a favourite for riders and spectators. With fun, flowing jumps, high berms and split lines on the track, racing is always amazing and on Sunday 14th June Britain's finest 4X riders will once again take on this track to see who will win round 3 of the 2015 Schwalbe British 4X Series.
Set on a hillside overlooking the river Severn, Redhill has a fantastic scene with local riders all helping to groom and manicure the track all year around to provide a 4X facility that is loved by all.
Who to watch:
The scene is really set heading into Redhill. Lewis Lacey will be racing and is coming off a career best result at last weekends 4X ProTour in Fort William where he finished 3rd. After taking the win at Afan at round 2, Lewis will certainly be the favourite at Redhill.
Fresh from the 4X ProTour, Duncan Ferris, Dave Richardson, Luke Cryer and Martin Ogden are all in fine form right now and they will also be battling for the win.
In the women's, Britain's fastest 4X riders will be there battling for the win andmaximum points at Redhill. Natasha Bradley, fresh from her win in Fort William will be looking to add a British 4X win to her titles. Liz Fowler, Heather Kay and Clare Curtis are all in form and will be looking to add vital points totheir overall title aspirations. Add into the mix the young guns Tyde D'Souza and Megan Wherry and the women's racing will once again be a highlight of the days racing.
Riders can either pre enter or enter on the day. No one will ever be turned away. The eat thing with 4X is that we can always accommodate any amount of rider numbers. Pre entry is advised as it simply saves you £5! Pre entry costs £25 whilst entry on the day is £30.
What bike can I use:
4X is the sport for you. Why???? Because you do not need a specific bike. If you have a hardtail, XC bike, Enduro bike, DH bike, 24", 26", 27.5" or 29" wheels then you can race 4X. Anything goes and everyone is welcome. We guarantee you will have a great time. Or better still bring your mates and finally find out who is the fastest!!!
Open practice all day. Standard day riding fees payable to Neil at the club house.
Registration - 08.30 till 11.00
Practice (including gate practice) - 09.30 till 11.30
Racing - 11.30
Podium presentations - 16.30
On site camping:
On site camping is available from Friday and fees are payable to Redhill. Cost for camping is £3 per person. Toilets and water are also available on site, with the clubs snack shop open all weekend and hot food on site from Saturday.
Redhill Extreme, Elton Farm, Elton, Newnham-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, GL14 1JU.
For more information on the Schwalbe British 4X Series, visit: www.british4x.com