Here's the dates for this seasons NPS 4x races, our roving reporter "The Butcher" will be in attendance at most of these events with his camera and a cool box full of sausages. Go see him for a photo, a chat or just some raw meat.

Sun-20-Apr NPS 4X Rd1 Chicksands

Sat-17- May NPS 4X Rd2 Bridgnorth Sun-18-May National Champs 4X

Sun-15-Jun National 4X Rd3 TBC

Sat – 12-Jul NPS 4X Rd4 Redhill Extreme - Gloucester

Sun-13-Jul NPS 4X Rd5

Sat-16-Aug NPS 4X Rd6 UK Bike Park - Dorset

Sun-17-Aug NPS 4X Rd7

Pro Elite riders will be racing for the cash prize pot at each round with the series categories this year racing for a share of £10,000 worth of prizes.

Prizes up for grabs.

Hayes Brakes, Manitou Forks, Halo wheel sets, ODI grips, Spank goodies and FSO Sunglasses.

Custom made Hope Trophies for the top 3 that will make an excellent addition to any trophy cabinet.

Random Start Gate.

To even things up between the old bmx v mountain bike debate So more to do with riding skill then being quickest out the gate. This will also make good practice for all the guys going off to race world cups.

The First round will see the battle for title kick off with Scott Beaumont ROCKY MOUNTAIN, Martin Ogden, Lewis Lacey CHARGE BIKES and quite a few new young guns moving up to the pro class. Tom Dowie SPANK and Pat Campbell IDENTITI will be after the first round win on their local track.

Rd1 Sunday 20th April - Chicksands Bike

This is always the biggest race of the year and with a great atmosphere this one not to be missed for race ultra fast race action.

The Beds Fat Trax club have extended the track and thrown in the challenge of a flat corner before the new finish line.

The National 4X Championship 18th May.

Bridgnorth is the venue makes the ideal place with a big hill for fast following track, this track must hold the record for the most overtaking in any weekend with its big wide open corners and its massive 30ft step down jump all makes this excellent viewing for spectators.

For more details check the webber.

NPS 4x dates