Adam Chatfield put Buildbase Honda on the podium at an electrifying opening round of the 2017 Arenacross Tour at Manchester Arena on Saturday night.
Making his debut on the all-new Honda CRF450R, the 29-year-old ran 3-2 in his heat races before taking the holeshot in the 14-lap Main Event and holding the lead until the halfway mark. A collision with another rider saw him lose valuable places but he quickly remounted and regained his rhythm to come home third.
Adam Chatfield put his Buildbase Honda on top of the Pro podium at the final round of the 2016 Monster Energy Arenacross Tour powered by Ford Ranger.
The 28-year-old signed off in style at Wembley Arena with victory in a dramatic Main Event, drawing on all his experience to bring his CRF450R home in front after 14 fast-paced, hard-fought laps.
Fresh off the back of a dominant performance at last weekend’s opening round of the MX Nationals, Buildbase Honda Racing riders were again in control at the first round of the Pirelli British Masters at Culham Park on Sunday.
On the uncompromising hillside track on the banks of the River Thames, the team’s four riders ran 1-2 in both MX1 and MX2 classes to set themselves up perfectly for the opening round of the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship in a week’s time.
Adam Chatfield picked up where he left off when round 10 of the Monster Energy Arenacross Tour powered by Ford Ranger rolled into Sheffield Arena on Saturday night, firing his Buildbase Honda to second in a fiercely fought Main Event.
The 28-year-old former champion, third at round nine in Newcastle a fortnight ago, was in great form in the Steel City and after qualifying well he progressed to the Main Event with a comfortable 4-2 scorecard in his heat races.
Buildbase Honda Racing dominated the opening round of the MX Nationals at Preston Docks on Sunday with Graeme Irwin and Martin Barr taking the overall wins in the MX1 and MX2 classes.
The Irish pairing were backed up by team-mates Kristian Whatley – who ended the day third in MX1 – and Lewis Trickett who came home sixth in MX2 after both riders produced impressive performances in race two following a tough opening moto.
Adam Chatfield put his Buildbase Honda on the podium as the 2016 Monster Energy Arenacross Tour powered by Ford Ranger stopped off at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena over the weekend.
But his team-mate Angelo Pellegrini had a weekend to forget after crashes prevented him from converting race-winning speed into podium finishes.