South Region BMX Summer Series

The South Region BMX summer series reached its crescendo at the weekend, with round seven combined with the South Champs, hosted at Andover BMX Raceway.
More than 340 riders attended the event, from 4 to 60+ years old from all over the south of England, demonstrating how accessible and inclusive BMX is. The sun shone and the racing was hot, with motos, quarter- and semi-finals being negotiated by the region’s top racers in order to make it into the last eight for the main finals. With series titles and rankings up for grabs, every lap and every point counted.
Highlights of the day included newer racers fizzing with excitement after finishing their first regional event, Bournemouth BMX Club winning the club championships and smiles a-plenty. A huge thank you to Andover for hosting the finale, to South Region BMX for delivering yet another fantastically well attended series and excellent trophies and to all the clubs for the grass roots development that is so clear given the strength of the sport in our region.
Pics and words: John Twitchen (Bournemouth BMX)