2017 – UK Moto Gymkhana Championship – Round 1

UK Moto Gymkhana Championship 2017 Round 1 – Donington Park. The 2017 National Moto Gymkhana season got underway with a healthy entry for Round 1 on the wide open spaces of the Donington Park tarmac lake. Before the event nobody knew what to expect from the new course designer for this year. There were a…

2016 – Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 4

2016 – Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 4 Grim conditions meet the all riders for the fourth round of the Moto Gymkhana Championship. As well as driving rain and high winds, the weather had knocked a large number of leaves from the trees causing problems for the course lay out. The solution was a…

2016 – Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 2

The second round of the UK Moto Gymkhana championship took place on the huge tarmac lake at Donington Park, the size of the venue allowing the course designer to come up with a larger than usual layout. A good entry, excellent weather and nice clean tarmac promised a great day for all. The first attack…

Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 5

Round 5 of the National Championship, sponsored by Bullitt Silicone Spray, saw us back at Donington Park on 9th August.  This time however, we were on the Tarmac Lake….it was huge…several competitors commented that the course walk was like a marathon.  All this space meant we could have a fast and flowing course (or requiring…

Triumph Live 2014

With the Mercury climbing into the high 20’s Moto Gymkhana visited the fabulous Gaydon Heritage Motor Center for Triumph Live 2014. A one day festival of all things Triumph Motorcycles. Bikes, stunt shows, beer, bands, trade stands and of course, Moto Gymkhana. Equipped with brand new Bonnevilles, a Scrambler and a Street Triple we didn’t…

Experience Day and Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 2

The Northern Echo Arena in Darlington hosted the MotoGymkhana Weekend on 7th and 8th June 2014. It began with an Experience Day on the Saturday in somewhat wet conditions but that didn’t deter those signed up from having a go. All participants enjoyed their time learning the sport and having a number of attacks at…

Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 1

Donington Park hosted Round 1 of the 2014 Moto Gymkhana competition series on 10th May, sponsored by Duck Smart, Bel-Ray and Metzeler. 27 competitors were tested with a clockwise course that included obstacles of a double jink, slalom, 12m rotations and figures of 8, to name but a few. We welcomed some new members along…

Experience Day – Donington Park – 26th April 2014

Moto Gymkhana opened 2014 with our first Experience Day on 26th April at Donington Park, with pre-ordered sunshine and dry weather. The day introduced 3 new groups to our sport, with the AJP’s proving popular and being fully booked out. A good number though chose to use their own bikes, which included a GSX-R, Pan…

Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 7

Donington Park hosted our final competition of the 2013 season on 28th September with the pre-ordered sunshine and no rain. 31 competitors took part on a flowing, clockwise course that saw a few penalties picked up and kept our marshals busy.  The average time was around 2 minutes 15 seconds and 19 riders bettered their…

2017 Barcelona European Practice weekend

Barcelona European Practice Weekend – 2017What a great weekend at the Honda facility in Barcelona! It’s always great to be a multinational bunch, and our group of 19 consisted of 11 Dutch, 3 French, 3 Brits, 1 Spaniard and 1 American (James, the organiser of Moto Gymkhana and world course in California). Us Brits hired bikes…

2016 – Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 3

  2016 – Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 3 Round 3 of the UK Moto Gymkhana championships returned to the Launch pad area at Donington Park. Competitors were faced with a course that mixed fast and flowing with slow and tight sections. Several older obstacles making a return to the layout. The weather man…

2016 – Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 1

Blessed with perfect weather the 2016 Moto Gymkhana Championship got underway at its spiritual home of Donington Park with a couple of particularly devious obstacles thrown in by course designer Andrew Freeman. One particular combination looked tricky to remember and so it turned out with no less than 10 competitors going wrong on their first…

Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 6

Kempton Park hosted Round 6 of the National Championship, sponsored by Belray Blue Tac, on 7th September 2014. The course proved challenging for some of our 30 competitors; Attack 1 saw a few pylons being clipped and the Marshals being kept busy.  Another course walk at lunch saw Attack 2 giving far better results, times…

Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 4

Round 4 on 27th July 2014 saw us head south to the De La Warr Pavilion at Bexhill-on-Sea, sponsored by Belray 6 in 1. We had a grandstand, running commentary, a smaller space than usual but full on sun until most of the way through the second attack, when it turned into a monsoon. We…

Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 3

We returned to Donington Park for Round 3 of the Moto Gymkhana competition series on Saturday, 28th June 2014 and were greeted with rain, rain and some more rain! The course was fast and flowing, requiring hard braking which was impressive given the wet conditions. Our 22 competitors were tested with a set of obstacles…

Experience Day – Donington Park – 31st May 2014

Our third Experience Day got under way at Donington Park on Saturday, 31st May 2014 with 20 new people trying out the sport. After completing the warm-up course and GP8’s, it was time to move on to the competition course. This included obstacles such as an offset slalom, double jink, H-box and ending with the…

Experience Day – Kempton Park – 4th May 2014

Our second Experience Day event took place on Sunday, 4th May 2014 at Kempton Park Racecourse with 36 newcomers trying out the sport. We had virtually every make of bike arrive including a return visit from a Victory rider from 2013, proving that any machine can do Moto Gymkhana. After being introduced to the pylon…

Moto Gymkhana National Championship – 2013 Results

  The 2013 Moto Gymkhana competition season came to a close on 28th September with a fantastic day at DoningtonPark. Neil Wallis-Tennant retained the Championship title with a total of 115 points, by securing 5 wins out of 7; Mark Wraith also returned to the podium, taking 2nd place with 97 points.  A strong performance…

Moto Gymkhana National Championship – Round 6

Round 6 saw us return to Kempton Park on Sunday, 8th September with 28 competitors, a downpour at lunchtime and an almost flying marquee which managed to destroy the second and third place trophies! Despite this, the course returned to it’s usual clockwise direction and a first ever 3 jink combination which saw many different…