Arenacross UK 2013 O2 Arena Round 1

January 14, 2013  •  4 Comments


Chris Birch

Arenacross UK

Saturday 12th January 2013 at the O2 Arena, London

Arenacross

The O2 became the Arena for indoor motocross, the place to be on a Monster Energy Pit Girls cold and wet January evening. A massive purpose built dirt track was put together for this one night event, kicking off the 1st of a 4 round Arenacross UK series, which ends in Liverpool on 10th February.

With the show starting at 7pm, the paying public could not have been disappointed with three and a half hours of spectacular non-stop action! Starting off with race 1 in the pro class,  followed by a further 9 races from the 65's, 85 small wheels, 85 big wheels, rookies and pro's.

The action didn't stop there, with 3 FMX displays throughout the night.

Pro Riders
Tom Church, Graeme Irwin, Gordon Crockard, Florent Richier, Adrien Lopes, Carl Nunn, Josef Sturm, Robert Sturm, Martin Barr, Mickael Musquin, Ben Watson, Cyrille Coulon, Damon Strydom, Matt Bayliss, James Harrison, Jack Brunell, Nathan Watson, Charles LeFrancois, Neville Bradshaw, Stu Edmonds, Adam Chatfield, Steven Clarke, Romain Biela & Eric Sorby
Rookies
Christopher Bayliss, Gradie Featherstone, Jamie Ellis, Luke Dean, Tony Saunders, Jay Thomas, Ben Franklin, Ross Churchill, Ben Mottram, James Harrison, George Clarke, Ryan Butler, Glenn McCormick, Scooter Webster, Sid Evans, Malachi Mitchell-Thomas & Ben Putman
FMX Riders
Andre Villa, Edgar Torronteras, Chris Birch, Jamie Squibb, Dave Wiggins & Dan Whitby

Edgar Torronteras

85 Small Wheels                        
Ryan Allison, Ben Burridge, Ben Richards, Daniel Fisher, Adam Collings, Harry Kimber, Tommy Clarke, Callum Gasson & Mark Cole
85 Big Wheels                              

Billy King, Connor Hughes, Charlie Caudwell, Luke Fisher, Joele Hart, Taylor Hammal, Jordan Eccles, Myles Saunders, Joe Jefferies, Michell Lewis, Andrew Slavin, Luke Reading & Tommie Schofield

65's
Drew McCreanor, Falon Bailie, Buster Hart, Darren Semple, Ike Carter, Oliver Barr, Ryan Wawhinney, Calvin Holland, Ben White, Oliver Woods, Kyle Martin, Liam Brosnan, Alfie Card, Bobby Bruce, Callum Baldwin, Kurtis Griffiths, Preston Williams, Cameron Jackson, Travis Ludlow, Rossi Beard, Ozzie Murray, Adam Wells, Adam Slavin & Kayden Algar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freestyle Motocross

The FMX boys put on an awesome display as always, with some of the worlds best freestylers;  Andre Villa, Edgar Torronteras, Chris Birch, Jamie Squibb, Dave wiggins & Dan Whitby (Bolddog, riding the new CRF450 from Lings Honda) performing the Rock Solid, Indian Air, Switch Blade & Back Flips to name a few. Edgar Torronteras even treated the crowd to his mic skills with some beatboxing!

Andre Villa

Arenacross Round 1 Results Adam Chatfield

  • Pro heat 1: 1 Sorby, 2 Bradshaw, 3 Church
  • Pro heat 2: 1 Chatfield, 2 Crockard, 3 Brunnell
  • 65cc: 1 Beard, 2 Carter, 3 Griffiths
  • SW85cc final: 1 Woodcock, 2 Kimber, 3 Gasson
  • BW85cc final: 1 Jefferies, 2 Lewis, 3 Wilkie
  • Rookie final: 1 Harrison, 2 Dean, 3 Clarke
  • Pro Heat 3: 1 Church, 2 Crockard, 3 Barr
  • Pro Heat 4  1 Chatfield, 2 Brunnell, 3 Nunn

Arenacross podium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pro Final Results
1 Adam Chatfield, 2 Neville Bradshaw, 3 Tom Church, 4 Martin Barr, 5 Stuart Edmonds, 6 Carl Nunn,     7 Graeme Irwin, 8 Romain Biela, 9 Jack Brunnel, 10 Eric Sorby, 11 Adrien Lopes, DNF Gordon Crockard

 

Next dates for Arenacross UK Series:

 Arenacross Round 2

 The Odyssey Arena, Belfast

 19th January 2013

 Arenacross Round 3

 LG Arena, Birmingham NEC

 2nd February 2013

 Arenacross Round 4

 The Echo Arena, Liverpool

 10th February 2013

        

Motorcycle Photography by Julian Dann

If you didn't make it to the O2 on Saturday, be sure to book yourself tickets for Belfast, Birmingham or Liverpool. What a fantastic display of motocross and FMX at its best.

Arenacross UK  hosted by Events22, sponsored by Monster Energy

Copyright 2013: All images and writing by Julian Dann Photography

 

 

 

 

 


Comments

Julian Dann Photography
Hi Katie, Just go to http://www.arenacrossuk.com you can order tickets from there.
Katie(non-registered)
Hi, I stumbled upon your page and thought this would be perfect for my sons birthday treat. Are there still tickets available in Birmingham?
Julian Dann Photography
Thanks Mark, it sure will!
Mark(non-registered)
Awesome photos Julian! Can't wait for Birmingham, it's gonna be sick!!!!
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