Event URN:
251892
Start date:
Sun, 31st Mar 2013
Event Type:
MTB 4X (Competitive)
Venue:
Afan 4X Track
Afan Dirt Park, Port Talbot, SA12 9SP
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Series:
National 4X Series
Online Entry FAQs
Event website:
http://www.british4x.com
Event organiser:
Mr Christopher Roberts
07540 723254
Info for Riders:
For all categories other than Fun, a full licence is required to race.

Please check the British 4x website for details.

www.british4x.com

Sign on: 9am until 11am
Practice: 9.30am to 11.30am
Racing commences at 12:00
3 Motos
Podiums 4.30pm
Preview Races:
Date Start Race name Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 Big Fun 17+ Non-Ranking N/A
31 Mar 13 09:30 Fun 13-16 Non-Ranking N/A
31 Mar 13 09:30 Junior 17-18 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Junior
31 Mar 13 09:30 Juvenile 13-14 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Juvenile

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2013 Race Schedule: 

Saturday – The bike park is open as normal and you must follow the local rules & fees.

The course will be marked out on Saturday and there will be registration during the afternoon.

 

Sunday – Race Day

Registration 8.30am to 10.30am You must sign on and register before riding the track.

09.30 Open practice on whole track.

10:30 Gate Practice Session 1 for Fun, Big Fun, Rippers, Juvenile, Youth, Master, Vets and Ladies only (Number Boards 251+)

11.00  Gate Practice Session 2 for Junior, Senior, Pro Elite only (Number boards 250 and below

During Gate practice sessions the lower half of the track is open to everyone as normal.

11.25 Rider List posted – you must check this list before the motos are drawn. Any mistakes cannot be rectified after the motos have been printed.

11.30 Course Closed.

11.45 Motos Printed

12.00 Riders meeting.

12.05 3 Motos

Run Offs

Heats

Finals
4.30pm Podiums Top 5 in each category


Entry procedure, distribution of identification numbers: The race is pre-entry only, though if spaces remain, we will accept very limited entries on the day. Enter via the British Cycling website.

If you’re racing Fun or Big Fun you do not need a race licence but for all other categories please make sure you have a valid British Cycling Membership (Silver or Gold) and a Race Licence. Race entry is £25.00 plus a £0.70 booking fee.

Foreign riders please e-mail me directly at chris.roberts@british4x.com with the following information: First name Surname *** Category Date of Birth Age on December 31st 2013 Full Address Emergency contact name and address e-mail address UCI Code

Racer numbers will be available at Registration where all riders must sign on and present their valid racing licence (except Fun). Failure to produce a valid racing licence will mean an instant £10.00 cash administration charge that will go straight to British Cycling. Once paid the rider can then complete registration and compete in the event.
Riders will be given one number board for the series. It is their responsibility to look after it. A lost number board will mean a £5.00 charge for a replacement as will a number board that has a modified shape and sponsors' logos removed. No defacing of number boards. The number boards remain the property of British 4X Series until the end of your race season.

Rider Registration is open: Sunday 08:30 to 10:30

  • Fun 13 to 16 Riders must be in the year of their 13th or 16th birthdays.
  • Big Fun - Riders must be in there 17th year or older.
  • Rippers Riders must be in the year of their 10th, 11th or 12th birthdays. 
  • Juvenile - Riders must be in the year of their 13th or 14th birthday.
  • Youth - Riders in the year of their 15th or 16th birthdays.
  • Junior - Riders in the year of their 17th or 18th birthdays.
  • Senior - Riders in the year of their 19th birthday then the Senior category is the appropriate aged based category.
  • Master - For riders aged 30 to 39.  
  • Veteran - For riders aged 40+


Prize Money: The 3 in Pro Elite Men will receive prize money.

 

Race Regulations: The event will run under BC and UCI Regulations and Penalties. Please make sure you aware of the rules. A course inspection will performed before the start of practice with the Chief BC Commissaire and any recommendations will be implemented.

The course will be covered by marshals. They will have red and yellow flags, radio communications and be briefed each morning.
British 4X rules incorporate those laid out in the current BC and UCI handbook of 2013. 

Under suspicion of theft, the police will be called and you will be detained until their arrival. Anti-social behaviour, vandalsim, riding mini-bikes, motorbikes, driving recklessly at the event (Disqualified). Acts of violence, intimidation or vandalism will receive a lifetime ban.

We recommend that all riders and especially Juvenile and Youth age riders must wear the following body armour: Full Spine Elbow pads Knee pads.

Race Timing: Race Timing will be carried out by the British 4X Team, Results will be posted in the main arena on completion of each event and online by Monday 12:00 after the event.  The riders will start from the 4 man start gate. The finish line will use the number board number to capture the rider crossing the line.

Overall Series

Top 3 Riders on Podium

Minimum of 5 riders to make a Series Podium category

Best 5 from 6 Rounds with the Final round being the deciding round if any category is drawn on Points.

If there is a draw on the final race highest place finisher decides the title using the count back.

Points award by finishing position in race category.

 

Team Cup:

Team Members need to be registered at the first round of the series. Riders can be added to the team until the 3rd round of the series but the points cannot be back dated.

There is a registration fee of £10 per team (all the money collected from registering a team will go to the winning team at the end of the series) – Only registered teams will score points.  All rounds count for the team cup with the top 3 highest place point’s scorers counting from each team. You can register up to 10 team members.

 

Medical: Paramedic Medical Cover will be provided, both on course and from an identifiable Base Station in the event arena. 

 

Illegal Drugs Policy:

We run a zero tolerance policy on illegal drugs. If we suspect you are in possession of or using illegal drugs we will ask you to leave the venue and the Police may well be called.

Rider Conduct:

A rider seen/herd to be talking about taking out another rider will be disqualified from the race and will receive no refund.  

Camping: Camping will be available onsite in a separate Camping area.
PA System: A full Public Announcement Facility will be on site with announcements throughout the day. A Notice Board will also be on display in the Race Office/Rider Registration area for displaying information regarding the event.

Catering: There will be onsite Catering providing fresh hot and cold food and refreshments. 

Toilets: This will also include men & women-only facilities. All will be serviced on Saturday evening and re-stocked throughout the weekend.

Refunds and Transfers: If you wish to cancel a booking please note the following cancellation conditions: 29+ days notice: £75% paid back. 15-28 days notice: 50% paid back. 14 days or less notice: no refund.
Transfer requests 14 days or less notice are not applicable. Please note you cannot swap your entry with a new rider. Please note the race weekend set up starts from on Friday therefore the timescales above mean all e-mails must be received by our deadline which is 17.00 on the Thursday.
Please email chris.roberts@british4x.com. Please note we will not deal with any cancellations over the phone, by text or Facebook. British 4X Series reserves the right to modify or cancel any event if circumstances beyond the control of the organiser should arise. This includes cancellation of event due to extreme weather, acts of God, violence, civil disobedience and war. If a British 4X Series event is cancelled we will not be liable for costs of travel fares, hotels, or any other expenses that may be incurred. It is your responsibility to ensure the race is going ahead before travelling. We will do our best to inform you if the race has to be cancelled but we do not accept liability if we are unable to contact you. We strongly advise that you check before making travel and accommodation arrangements. If the event is cancelled we are unable to refund or part refund any entry fee. We are also unable to transfer your entry to another event. 
Please follow the British 4X Series on Facebook to ensure you are kept up to date.

Live Updates: 
All Motos, heats and finals all be uploaded live to the British 4X Website during race day subject to 3G phone signal.


Media: Video, race reports and photos will be avaible after the race and will be supplied to Dirt Magazine, Pinkbike.com, British Cycling, Wideopen, Ride.io, Cycling News, Moredirt, and more to follow.

 

Rules- Full List on http://www.british4x.com/race/rules-for-british-4x-series/

 

Event Location:

Afan Dirt Park,
Port Talbot,
SA12 9SP

Race: Big Fun 17+

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 Non-Ranking --- N/A ---

Race: Fun 13-16

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 Non-Ranking --- N/A ---

Race: Junior 17-18

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Junior ---

Race: Juvenile 13-14

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Juvenile ---

Race: Master 30-39

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Master ---

Race: Pro Elite

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Elite ---

Race: Rippers (10-12)

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 Non-Ranking --- 10-12 ---

Race: Senior 18-29

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Senior ---

Race: Veteran 40+

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B G/Vet, Veteran ---

Race: Women

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Elite, Junior, Juven... ---

Race: Youth 15-16

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Online entry closed 1 year 22 days 2 hours 18 minutes  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
31 Mar 13 09:30 MTB National B MTB 4X National B Youth ---

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Confirmed Results

Race name: Big Fun 17+

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 George Stanley Finished 0
2 Simon Nash Origin Cycles Finished Senior 0
3 Joe Wells Naked Racing Finished Youth 0
4 Dan Stewart Finished 0

Confirmed Results

Race name: Junior 17-18

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Jordan Fermor Royston Rockets BMX Racing Clu... Finished Junior 150
2 Arthur Cotterell Old Skull race team Finished Junior 125
3 Cai Mahon Finished Junior 110
4 Chad Boxall Finished Junior 100
5 Jordan Scott Gawton Gravity Hub Finished Junior 90
6 Connor Hudson 44Racing Finished Junior 80
7 Bardolph Kerr Hayes Hawks BMX Club Finished Junior 70
8 Joshua Bremridge NUKEPROOF/BIKEYARD Finished Junior 0
9 Oliver Butler Black Canon Collective Finished Junior 60

Confirmed Results

Race name: Juvenile 13-14

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Brandon Fermor Royston Rockets BMX Racing Clu... Finished Juvenile 150
2 Riley Jenner Team BTR Finished Juvenile 125
3 Jake Fieret Finished 0
4 Daniel Pearce Finished Juvenile 100

Confirmed Results

Race name: Master 30-39

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Nick Hill Team-Wu-Asquith-Nurseries Finished Master 150
2 Christopher Smith Finished N/A 0
3 Ady Chaplin Finished Master 0
4 Neil Harbour Love Not Money Finished Master 100
5 Pete Bowcock Old Skull Race Team Finished Master 90
6 Ramon Figuerola Ride Direct Finished Master 80
7 Peter Ralphs Leisure Lakes Bikes Wolverhamp... Finished Master 70
8 Joseph Kennedy Finished Master 65
9 Mark Sleigh Birmingham BMX Club Finished Master 60
10 Matt Clarke Leisure Lakes Bikes Wolverhamp... Finished Master 55
11 Rob Juanpera Finished Master 50
12 Paul Dodsley Mountain Bike Rockschool Finished N/A 47
13 Shane Kluckow Finished Master 44
14 John Lord Bigfoot MBC Finished Master 41
15 Adam Richardson Leisure Lakes Bikes Wolverhamp... Finished Master 38
16 James Tresman Manchester BMX Club Finished Master 36
17 Adam Hill Manchester BMX Club Finished Master 34

Confirmed Results

Race name: Pro Elite

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Scott Beaumont Yeti Racing UK Finished Elite 150
2 Lewis Lacey brake burn Finished Elite 125
3 Isaac Mundy Lee Valley Velo Finished Elite 110
4 Nathan Parsons RLS Cycling Club Finished Elite 0
5 Leon Rosser Team Skene/Don Skene Cycles Finished Elite 90
6 Daniel Bateson Finished Elite 80
7 Jordan Lunn Team Identiti Finished Elite 70
8 Duncan Ferris Finished Elite 65
9 Alexander Metcalfe Naked Racing Finished Elite 60
10 William Evans Finished Elite 0
11 Mark Milward Swinnerton Cycles Finished Elite 50
12 Joe Mallinson 44racing rockstar Finished Elite 47
13 Lee Feery Finished Senior 0
14 Gareth Parr Finished Elite 41
15 Luke Limbrick stanton bikes/ intrepid Finished Elite 38
16 Alastair Keen John Atkins Racing Finished Elite 36
17 Mark Fernihough DBS Finished Elite 34
18 Edward Pugh Finished Elite 32
19 Tom Gethin Naked Racing Finished Elite 30

Confirmed Results

Race name: Rippers (10-12)

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Jamie Emmett Pearce Cycles RT Finished N/A 0
2 Harry Fernihough Duchy Pirates Finished N/A 0

Confirmed Results

Race name: Senior 18-29

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Dave Richardson Yeti Racing UK Finished Senior 150
2 Jack Hudson Finished Senior 125
3 James Whitby SLAM 69 Finished Senior 110
4 David Jaquin Aire Valley Racing Team Finished Senior 0
5 Pete Goddard Finished Senior 90
6 Andrew Cooper Finished Senior 0
7 Zac Emmett Pearce Cycles RT Finished Senior 70
8 Matthew Hillyard Team Identiti Finished Senior 65
9 Matthew Sills Finished Senior 60
10 Jamie Mercer Finished Senior 55
11 Ashley Pearce Finished Senior 50
12 Richard Swales Stealth Racing Team Finished Senior 47
13 Ash Brown Curtis Bikes Finished Senior 44
14 Paul Bakewell Finished Senior 41
15 Adam Thomas Hayes Hawks BMX Club Finished Senior 38
16 Martin Dorn Love Not Money Finished Senior 36
17 Matt Charter Finished Senior 34
18 David Thomason Finished Senior 32
19 Rob Escott Finished Senior 0
20 Daniel Wagstaff Slam 69 Finished Senior 28
21 Jamie Kaye Finished N/A 0
22 Ross Peterson Finished Senior 24
23 Thomas Burch Finished Senior 0
24 Mike Hayward Reading University CC Finished Senior 20
25 Richard Holroyd Finished Senior 18

Confirmed Results

Race name: Veteran 40+

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Dave Godfrey Team-Wu-Asquith-Nurseries Finished Veteran 150
2 Simon Rickett Cornwall BMX Racing Club Finished Veteran 125
3 Billy Stupple Barking & Dagenham BMX Clu... Finished Veteran 110
4 Paul Barer Finished 0
5 Paul Mounsey Chicksands Bike Park CC Finished Veteran 0
6 Simon Valentine Finished Veteran 80

Confirmed Results

Race name: Women

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Katy Curd Rose Vaujany Gravity MTB Team Finished Elite 150
2 Manon Carpenter Madison Saracen Factory Team Finished Senior 150
3 Cara Murray Finished Senior 125
4 Renee Diwell Gosport BMX Club Finished Veteran 150
5 Suzanne Lacey Team Aston Hiil/Saracen Finished Senior 110
6 Michelle Eaton FTB Dialled Bikes Finished Senior 100
7 Jessica Greaves Bristol BMX Club Finished Senior 90
8 Mabel Mundy Lee Valley Youth Cycling Club Finished Youth 150
9 Claire Pollard Old Skull Race Team Finished Senior 80
10 Clare Curtis RLS Cycling Club Finished Senior 70
11 Hannah Escott Finished 0

Confirmed Results

Race name: Youth 15-16

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Ryan Hutchinson Braintree BMX Racing Club Finished Youth 150
2 Dylan Grell-Delsol Team Identiti Finished Youth 125
3 James Thompson Cheshire Ghostriders BMX Finished Youth 110
4 Rhys Jenner Finished Youth 100
5 Joe Wallbridge Bristol BMX Club Finished Youth 90
6 Reece Richards EXchoice/ABDbike Finished Youth 80
7 Christopher Potter Finished Youth 70
8 Lewis Bradley Three Valleys MTB Club Finished Youth 65
9 Stuart Burrows Slam 69 Finished Youth 60
10 Christian Corthorn Taunton Bike Club Finished Youth 55
11 Connor Sellors Finished Youth 50
12 Cal Wootton Finished Youth 0
13 Keaton Greenwood slam 69 Finished Youth 44
14 Christopher Brain Finished Youth 0