David Knight Cross-Country Grand Prix attracting star riders

World-class riders signed up for inaugural Cross-Country Grand Prix in the UK, July 20-21 with David Knight and WOR Events.


David Knight has teamed up with UK event organiser, WOR Events (of Tough One Extreme Enduro fame) for a new cross-country event later this month. Open and flowing tracks like the increasingly popular US-series format welcoming beginners, kids and Pro riders all for a weekend’s off roading. 

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Riders signed up for the 2019 Cross-Country Grand Prix:

Danny McCanney TM

Jamie McCanney Yamaha

Dan Mundell Sherco

Todd Kellett Yamaha

Joe Wooton Husky

Alex Snow Gas Gas 

Owain Humphreys, Husky

Gethin Humphreys, Gas Gas

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CCGP weekend timetable:

The Cross Country Grand Prix weekend with WOR Events is just over the horizon with entries still open for this new event format in the UK covering two days of action. 

The aim for event organisers is to bring a friendly and enjoyable schedule of riding and racing for all the family to enjoy and with £3000 prize money up for grabs across the classes. 

Saturday day time is all about getting the family into the event and enduro the sport with Enduro Playday and Tiny Warriors sessions, a Kids Autos race plus a kids playday and practice session.

Saturday night social is all about chilling out and living the paddock life before Sunday focuses on serious racing with a brand new format feature race to close the event. The Cross-Country-Grand-Prix promises fast and furious races where riders can seriously have a blast and race hard. 

The races for all classes will be a 90 minutes plus one lap duration, live engine starts and on a track that is 75% open and flowing with 25% single track and technical riding. 

Saturday 20th July:

9am till 2.30pm - Open Playday at £40 per rider (under 14s £20) 

2.30pm - 3.30pm - TINY WARRIORS (4-8yrs) beginners play session. £FOC 

3.45pm - 5pm AUTO's CCGP RACE for all auto and semi auto solos welcome. £35 per rider with prizes including training with the Knighter, product prizes, vouchers...

5.30pm onwards Saturday night social with food, fun, electric bikes to chill and mix with everyone and listen to Knighter’s war stories. 

Sunday, July 21:

8.30am till 10:00 am -  CCGP RACE GROUP 1 KIDS for 7/8yrs, 9/10yrs, 11/12yrs. £35 per rider with prizes including training with the Knighter, product prizes, vouchers...

10.30am till 12:00pm - CCGP RACE GROUP 2 KIDS for 13/14yrs and 15-16yrs including 125 2T and 250 4T (full circuit). £35 per rider with awesome prizes for the kids as listed above.

12.30pm till 2.00pm - CCGP RACE GROUP 1 race for adults, clubman, sportsman, over-50, over-40, novice, ladies £42 per rider 

2.30pm till 4.00pm - CCGP RACE GROUP 2 – adult main race for Pro and Experts - £42 per rider  

"Bar-banging action" with prize money: 

Winning Pro £1500 

Runner-up £800  

Third £500

Winning Expert £300

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Event location is Baden Hall, Staffordshire in the UK Midlands.

More information and entries: WOREvents.com


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Byline jp ISDE 2018 Enduro21
Jon Pearson
Enduro21 Editor and Bike Tester