Can’t get enough Arenacross after AX Fest?
Following the thrilling first-ever Arenacross Festival last weekend, the presale for the Arenacross British Championship presented by Fix Auto UK goes live this Thursday 21 September at 10am.
Motocross and off-road racing fans can look forward to a real battle across Britain as the thrilling series returns in January 2024 for a heart-pounding championship battle.
Fans are invited to register for now to access a 20% discount when the exclusive ticket presale begins on Thursday. The 20% discount will be available until Monday when tickets go onsale.
Round 1 of the British Championship took place AX Fest at Bolesworth Castle, Chester from 15 – 17 September and saw 2023 title rivals Tommy Searle (GTCi REVO Kawasaki) and Conrad Mewse (Crendon Fastrack Honda Racing) both scoring main event wins over the weekend, with Tommy coming out on top of the points table to lead the Championship heading into Round 2 in Manchester.
Thousands of people descended on the Cheshire venue for the three-day festival, which also marked the worldwide racing introduction of the revolutionary Stark VARG electric bike. The Stark enjoyed a stunning debut weekend making a statement of intent to the industry as it posted fastest lap times and scored several main event podiums in the AX Pro class in the hands of Thomas Do. Multiple enduro World Champion Billy Bolt was on hand to triumph in the Super Enduro classes through the weekend.
Kyle Lane from event partners K-Tech Suspension was also successful on track, triumphing in the 450 Amateur class on Sunday. Elsewhere Arenacross clothing partners Dirt Store also launched their new website during the event, visit it now at www.dirtstore.co.uk.
The 2023/24 Arenacross Tour Calendar
- Round 1: 15 – 17 September 2023 | AX Fest, Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire ✅
- Round 2: 6 January 2024 | AO Arena, Manchester
- Round 3 & 4: 19 & 20 January 2024 | SSE Arena, Belfast
- Round 5 & 6: 26 & 27 January 2024 | P&J Live Arena, Aberdeen
- Round 7: 3 February 2024 | Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
- Round 8: 24 February 2024 | OVO Arena Wembley, London.
The 2023 edition of Arenacross marked the first time the series was classed as an official British Championship by the Auto-Cycle Union (ACU), with Tommy Searle triumphing following a season-long battle with Conrad Mewse.
Arenacross is a show without compare, featuring a high-octane mix of unparalleled indoor motocross racing and freestyle motocross (FMX) derring-do, whilst being simultaneously packed with all-round family fun and frenzied entertainment.
The series has been thrilling crowds across the length and breadth of the UK for over a decade and has staged around 70 adrenaline-fuelled shows, entertaining over 300,000 action-hungry fans in the process.
Matt Bates, Arenacross Promoter and Bolesworth Events Managing Director said: “We’ve enjoyed an amazing weekend at the Arenacross Festival and welcomed thousands of fans to the stunning surroundings of Bolesworth Castle for a real showpiece of motocross that kicks the 2023/24 Arenacross British Championship in style.
“All our amazing riders and teams put on a fantastic show for the thousands of fans old and new that we welcomed to Cheshire over the course of the three days; it was a privilege to see Tommy and Conrad renew rivalries, Billy Bolt riding in the UK, as well as the stunning debut of the Stark VARG – I think we’ll be hearing a lot more about that bike in future.
“Thanks to our amazing partners across the event too – we couldn’t have done it without them. From our presenting partners Fix Auto UK, industry partners Kawasaki, Honda to Boshhh for supporting our live music stage, to our track construction partners Thomas Plant Hire and Verde Sports for providing artificial grass – we appreciate you all.
“Attention now turns to Arenacross itself; AX Fest has really ramped up excitement for the British Championship presented by Fix Auto UK. The ticket presale begins on Thursday at 10am, with general admission on Monday 25 September. We recommend fans register now to make sure they enjoy the benefit of the 20% discount.
“We can’t wait to hit the road and bring our amazing brand of entertainment to you in 2024!”
Tickets are available by clicking here.