BMX National Series Round Two Preview
Action from the opening round of the 2023 BMX National Series (Image: Fifteen BMX)
The BMX National Series continues this weekend with round two taking place on Sunday, May 21st.
Lisburn BMX Club will host the second round after the series kicked off last month with Lucan BMX Club hosting the first round.
In what proved a great occasion for all involved, excitement is growing for the second round of the National Series.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of round two:
Round One Recap
The BMX National Series got off to a flying start on Sunday, April 16th, as Lucan BMX Club hosted the opening round.
137 riders across several age categories from under-6s to masters (30+) took to the line as the fine weather ensured perfect conditions for racing.
The first major event of the 2023 BMX calendar, organisers were delighted to welcome several newcomers to the sport competing in their first event.
With entries strong across the board, the male youth categories of 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 boasted the biggest fields of the day.
Full results are available here.
Lisburn BMX Track - Bell’s Lane, Lambeg, Lisburn, BT27 4QJ
Saturday, May 20th
10am - 4pm Track open for practice.
Sunday, May 21st
10am - Grounds open, sign on/registration opens.
11am - 11.45am - Track opens for practice.
11.45am - 12.15pm - Gate practice for U13s.
12.15pm - 12.45pm - Gate practice for over 13s.
1pm - Racing starts.
Balance bike race to take place after third moto and final race.
Prize giving to take place after finals.
Entries are open here.
Lisburn BMX Club chairperson George Gordon said:
"Lisburn BMX Club are looking forward to hosting Round 2 of this year's National Series this coming weekend. The club loves to get the opportunity to host a round of the National series. We welcome riders from all clubs all around the country and their families. We welcome visitors and spectators to come and watch this spectacular sport for free, bring the whole family for what is guaranteed to be a great day."
Cycling Ireland BMX Commission Race Director Nathalie Lawlor said:
"On behalf of the BMX Commission of Cycling Ireland, we are super excited to head to Lisburn BMX club for Round 2 of the National Series this Sunday ,21st May. We have always received a warm welcome from the Lisburn club, its committee and members. The track has been prepared to the highest standards and we can't wait to watch riders from all around the country battle it out for those all important points. We wish safe travels to all those who will travel from clubs around the country and can't wait to see everyone again. We wish everyone a safe day racing and more importantly have fun while doing it."