Welsh 4X Championship 2010

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Welsh 4X Championship 2010

You don’t have to be Welsh to race this event but you do to win the title if that makes sense. Any way it’s all going down on Sunday 8th August at Afan in South Wales.

Here’s the deal:

This is the eagerly awaited opening race on this brand new track at Afan Bike Park situated in the heart of the Afan Forest Park in South Wales. The track was designed by World Championship track designer Phil Saxena and is akin to the tracks used in World Cup competitions.

Duncan Ferris jumping the massive 10m doubles:Photo Oliver Buxton

The track is just over 500metres long and includes rocks, jumps, a cork screw bridge corner like the one used in the World Cup courses at Belgium and Canada along with the longest 4x rock garden ever built in the world! This will test riders to the limit racing down the tight twisting turns and over jumps big enough to park a car in!

Track Building day with Phil Saxena and Robbie and the boys. Photo: Oliver Buxton

This is the test event in readiness for the European 4x Series race in May 2011.

Welsh Championship

The race is open to all riders you don’t have to be Welsh to race so come and try out what is one of the best 4x tracks in the country.
Confirmed riders Current National 4X Series Leader Will Longden, Scott Beaumont, & Scott Roberts they’re not Welsh so cannot take the title so it’s wideopen for a Welsh champ to be crowned .

Race Categories & Format

Four Moto qualifying format with Semi Finals & Finals the same as used in the national series.
Race entry £20 online £25 on the day.

All ages from 12+ with Welsh Championship Jerseys & Medals for Under 16’s, Senior Ladies & Men.


Gyfylchi Farm, Pontrhydyfen, Port Talbot, S Wales, U.K. SA12 9SP
Free for Spectators – Car parking £1
It’s a great day out racing start 12.30pm with the finals around 3.30pm


Log Cabins
Bryn Bettws Log Cabins situated in the heart of the Afan Forest Park

The Bryn Bettws Lodge on site, sleeps 60 people in its various en-suite mini dorms & Log-cabins. Tel 01639 644037

For more information, including registration, Camping, Schedule & more please visit the National 4X series website at www.nps4x.com
See you there!

Chris Roberts


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