Pearce Cycles Downhill Series 2010
Story posted March 16; Event Press Release
Now well established in everybody’s MTB calendar, the 2010 Pearce Cycles DH Race Series is ready to roll. There are 6 rounds this year, visiting old favourites Bringewood and Hopton twice, Bala and Bucknell – first raced in 2009 and well received. Round 3 at Bringewood in May, incorporates Midland Championships – a chance for double British Cycling points for Midland riders.
Not only will riders have a feast of challenging tracks but can expect great atmosphere and race arenas, a stack of prizes, slick as well as split timing and new for this year – the speed trap!
Pearce Cycles are pleased to announce generous sponsorship from:
• Trail Addiction offering a free, all inclusive MTB holiday in Les Arcs as spot prizes - www.trailaddiction.com
• Five Ten shoes - www.fiveten.com
• Fli Distribution supporting with O’Neil products - www.flidistribution.co.uk
• Sixpack Racing products – www.sixpack-racing.co.uk
• Printing and number boards from Numb Ass Boards – otherwise known as Brian Swann of QQD!
Ace mechanic Rick Keates will be available on race days for repairs
Turnip Towers are official race photographers – www.turniptowers.co.uk
Apart from a few spaces in race 5, all rounds are full with 300+ riders entered for each round. Spectators are very welcome with catering on site, race commentary and with some of the best downhill tracks – expect some great race action.
Full Race Series dates and venues:
Round 1 – 27th/28th March Bringewood, Ludlow, Shropshire
Round 2 – 24th/25th April Hopton Castle, Nr Craven Arms, Shropshire
Round 3 – 15th/16th May (Midland Champs) Bringewood, Ludlow,Shropshire
Round 4 – 12th/13th June Rhyd y Felin, Nr Llangynog, Bala, Powys
Round 5 – 24th/25th July Hopton Castle, Nr Craven Arms, Shropshire
Round 6 – 11th/12th Sept Bucknell, Nr Knighton, Powys
For further details visit www.pearcecycles.co.uk