PROGRESSIVE BMX RACING DEVELOPMENT
BMX race meetings are action packed fun days for all the family. Club racing is available from age 4+ The day's racing action begins with qualifying races, called ‘motos’.
Up to eight riders contest each moto and each rider has 3 races to try and earn a spot in the knockout rounds where the top 4 progress until the final that decides the overall winner.
Races usually last under a minute and are run in quick succession, making an exciting non-stop day for riders and spectators alike. Club racing is the perfect opportunity for beginners to get started in BMX racing. The standard of competition is lower and the feel of the events is more relaxed.
Experienced club members will be on on hand to help you navigate through your first races and you'll find you quickly gain in confidence.
"RIDERS PROGRESS FROM CLUB RACING TO REGIONAL RACING WHEN THEY FEEL READY"
"EVEN OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS WERE NOVICES ONCE. YOUR BMX JOURNEY STARTS AT A CLUB RACE"
BMX Racing FOR ALL
COMPETITIVE SUMMER BMX RACE SERIES
BMX racing in the UK is divided into regional leagues of neighbouring clubs. The regional leagues organise a summer series of races where riders score points in each round for an overall series ranking.
The winner of the series gets to ride the coveted #1 plate in the series the following season.
Within the series there is also a club competition where riders score points for their club.
Regional series are the way that riders qualify for the annual British Championships at which they will represent their region.
Regional races draw from a wider pool of riders so the standard and number of participants will be higher than club races.
"RIDERS QUALIFY TO RACE THE NATIONAL SERIES FROM REGIONAL RACING. IT CAN BE A BIG STEP"
ELITE LEVEL BRITISH BMX Racing
The British BMX Series runs throughout the summer on action packed weekends at the countries most prestigious tracks. The best riders from around the UK race in up to 12 rounds to determine the National Series champion and to gain ranking points to qualify for the UCI World BMX Championships and the chance to pull on a Great Britain jersey.
The British BMX series is for expert riders who have completed at least one full season of regional racing to earn their place on the start gate. The MK EVO race team competes in the National series and selects its riders exclusively from members of MK BMX club.
The jewel in the crown of the domestic BMX calendar is the British BMX Championships. This stand alone event is the biggest race of the year and it is when the winners are awarded the coveted 01 plate then denotes the National Champion.
The British BMX Championships is a regional event and riders qualify to race through their regional series. The event is traditionally held on the August holiday weekend has a carnival feel with colourful track parade a highlight for many.