- Last Updated: 18 April 2022 18 April 2022
The Pre-65 Motocross Club specialises in running and organising classic motorcycle scrambles in the East of England. Check out our race calendar for dates and if you are interested in becoming a member of the Pre-65 Motocross Club, then please head to the membership page for more information.
The Pre65 Motorcross Club are pleased to welcome spectators to our meetings. There is a £10 charge, on the gate, which will include a programme. Please park in the designated Spectator parking areas.
- Last Updated: 15 August 2022 15 August 2022
It is with regret that the Pre65 Club has to cancel the next meeting at Maylandsea on 28th August due to the very real risk of fire.
This has been an exceptionally hard decision which the Committee has been discussing over a number of days. The landowner was particularly concerned with there being residential properties so close to his land. We know the area is likely to get some rain over the next couple of days, but then the long-range forecast is for hot, dry weather for 10 or 11 days on the leadup to the scramble.
Very sorry to all riders, spectators and officials.
- Last Updated: 27 January 2022 27 January 2022
The Club needs to recruit more officials to ensure we are able to maintain the high number of meetings we put on every year. In the short term we need more people with the AMCA Clerk of the Course (CoC) qualification.
Remember, no Clerk of the Course or no Stewards = no meeting. As simple as that.
To do either job you will need to attend the AMCA one day CoC training course, and then pass the multiple-choice exam at the end of the day. The Pre65 Club will cover the costs of training and you will be qualified for 3 years.
For each event we need to have two Stewards on duty on race day. Both Stewards can race in a meeting but not in the same race. The Stewards ‘work’ for the AMCA on the day and ensure the meeting is run safely. Mainly you will need to stop unsafe activities e.g.; speeding in the paddock, riding without a helmet (even when bump-starting a bike!), pillion riding on a race bike, children riding a bicycle. For this duty the Club will pay you £40 or you will get a free meeting entry as a rider.
The Clerk of the Course is not allowed to race. They are the representative of the AMCA for the day ensuring all safety regulations are adhered to. They are the only one with the authority to red flag (stop) a race. They are expected to be around during track set-up to ensure it is laid out to the AMCA rules. If there is a serious incident, the Clerk of the Course would be expected to assist the AMCA/Authorities with any investigation into the cause and any non-compliance with the AMCA Rulebook. For this role the Club will pay you £100.
We would expect you to do the Steward role at two or three meetings to get some experience and shadow the current Clerk of the Course. Then you will be ready be Clerk of the Course for a meeting of your own.
This year we are losing a few people with the Clerk of the Course qualification as their licence has run out. They have all provided many years of their service and so it’s someone else’s turn.
You can read more about all the Meeting Officials duties and what’s in the Classic Rulebook on the AMCA website.
- Last Updated: 31 January 2022 31 January 2022
Please remember it is a standing rule that all dogs must be kept on the lead when attending Pre65 Scrambles or any event where the Pre65 Motorcross Club are being represented. Any questions please raise with any Committee Member, or Roy Crisp our Chairman. Thanks for your agreement and understanding.
- Last Updated: 25 April 2019 25 April 2019
To comply with the AMCA rulebook every rider must have a 2kg fire extinguisher in their vehicle.
AMCA stewards will be performing random checks throughout the year so please ensure you have an extinguisher at every meeting. Also consider displaying it in a prominent position to help the stewards and make it easy to find in an emergancy.
- Last Updated: 04 May 2021 04 May 2021
Please ensure you have the correct number plate colour and race number colour on your bike for every meeting. These will be checked during technical inspection.
The colours are:
- Pre 60 bikes - white background with black numbers
- Pre 65 bikes - black background with white numbers
- Pre 68 bikes - blue background with white numbers
- Pre 74 bikes - red background with white numbers
This is as per the AMCA rule book.
- Last Updated: 28 November 2019 28 November 2019
In order to reduce the administrative burden on the AMCA of sorting those that have a current membership and those that do not, you will need to first apply for Club membership. Once you have received your membership receipt, you should then apply for your AMCA licence.