Round 1 for the ACU British Sprint championship took place at Rogershill in Dorset over the weekend. With heavy rain leading up to the event and mixed weather conditions on Saturday, it kept all the riders on there toes dealing with the ever changing track conditions on a special test full of fast Motocross sections, logs, tyres and off-cambered grass sections.
Graeme Irwin missed out on overall MX1 victory by just a single point at round two of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship supported by Pro Clean at Cadders Hill, Lyng, on Sunday.
In the MX2 class his injured Buildbase Honda team-mate Martin Barr raced through the pain barrier to finish joint third on points but ended the day fourth overall on a tie-break.
Buildbase Honda riders Graeme Irwin and Martin Barr went 1-2 at the opening round of the 2017 Michelin MX Nationals with impressive performances at Preston Docks on Sunday.
The Irish pair traded wins on their 2017 CRF450Rs in the two 30-minute plus two lap motos with Martin drawing first blood to win the opener as defending MX1 champion Graeme survived a fall to come home fourth.