The Shaw family and Nora-MX 2020 team are again pleased to welcome you to your revised Nora-MX 2020 race season which takes us to Brake Hill Farm in Northampton (NN14 3NB) this weekend, Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th of September.

We must all be mindful that the Covid 19 virus has not gone away so it’s increasingly important to be cautious. As a family, we do appreciate your understanding of the changes necessary to put in place in order that we can continue our race season in line with ACU and government advice. Everyone’s health and safety is a priority!

  • On-line entries only via the ACU – online entries have now closed.

  • Telephone entries (once online has closed) via the Nora-MX hotline - 07887 737888 – will be accepted only at the discretion of the Nora-MX Club Secretary.

  • Day licences will need to be pre-purchased with entry.

  • Gates open 2pm Friday, 7am Saturday 7am Sunday.

  • Signing on by the Secretary of the meeting at gate; 2pm – 8.30pm Fri, 7am – 8.30am Sat and Sun.

  • Camping is open from 2pm on Friday. £10 per night fee to be paid at the gate on entry - please display camping ticket on your dashboard. You will also receive a camping lottery ticket – please bring with you to the riders briefing on both race mornings (snooze you lose).

  • Vehicle parking; all vehicles to be parked in accordance with the social distancing parking instructions of Nora MX club officials. All vehicles to be parked with awning/doorside to your neighbours’ blank side.

  • Additional cars will be parked in a separate zone and require a short walk to pit/race area.

  • No public spectators.

  • Hand sanitizer stations positioned around pit areas.

  • Please respect all social distancing and guidance signage as per ACU regulations (this is your club and as members and accompanying family we ask you all to help us make this a successful event).

  • Please take your rubbish home. (Bags will be given to you at the entry gate).

  • Scrutineering under the Yamaha tent in the pits 2 – 8.30pm Fri and at holding area Sat and Sunday morning. It will follow ACU Covid19 special arrangements:- Machines/helmets/body armour etc. will be inspected visually by the Technical Official. Under the supervision of the Technical Official, the competitor will be instructed to demonstrate the working condition of brakes, throttle and footrests etc. A visual inspection of the helmet for signs of damage and the presence of a gold stamp will be carried out, without handling the item.

  • Transponder hire and collection at back of timing truck including any signing on and outstanding payments 2- 7.30pm Fri and 7-8.30 am Sat and Sunday.

  • No tannoy on site.

  • NO starting bike engines before 9.30am Saturday and Sunday.

  • Kill switches will be checked in holding area at practise session.

  • Walking pace to and from start and finish through the paddock. Please respect safety otherwise penalties may be applied.

  • Dogs welcome on leads. (Please be a responsible dog owner and lift your dog poo).

  • No campfires

  • BBQ’s on stands.

  • No loud music after 10.30pm and generators off at 11pm.

  • Noise Testing will be carried out. The organisers/Clerk of the Course will at random carry out noise testing during any race day.

Final standings from the end of round 3 will determine start position at round 4 and so on…...

Nora MX 2020 operates a “play nicely” policy on and off the track and including on social media - poor or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated.

All bikes need to display your correct race number on front and rear number boards. If incorrect then this will need to be rectified before you can race.

Rip n Roll Holeshot Prize (goggles) – Novice Saturday and Pro Am Sunday. Please come to the Race Truck to Collect, kindly sponsored by Rip N Roll.

Race Day Marshalls

8.45 am Marshalls meet at rear of race truck to sign on and collect marshalls PPE, lunch voucher, flags.

9am Marshalls briefing and on marshal points 9.15am.

Race Day Schedule

8.45am Riders Briefing - ALL riders must attend. (don’t forget your camping lottery ticket – prize to be won!). Elite and Clubman riders please have bikes ready for the holding area.

Quad bikes in Pit/Paddock and to and from Start and Finish areas MUST be ridden at WALKING pace only. Please respect safety otherwise penalties may be applied.

Saturday Round 4

9.30am – practice. No starting machines before 9.30am


Elite & Clubman - 15 min

50/100cc Group - 10 min

Inters & Novice - 12 min

Pro & ProAm - 20 min

Masters A/B - 15 min

250 Group - 12 min

Race order x 2 motos

Elite & Clubman - 15 min + 1 Lap

50/100cc Group - 10 min + 1 Lap

Inters & Novice - 12 min + 1 Lap Hole shot prize

Pro & Pro Am - 20 min + 1 Lap

Masters A/B - 15 min + 1 Lap

250 Group - 12 min + 1 Lap

Sunday Round 5

9.30am – No starting machines before 9.30am

Practice - 1 sighting lap for all newcomers. Riders from day 1 may also take part, but not compulsory.

9.30am ALL Adult groups - 9.45am ALL youth groups.

Race order x 3 motos

250 Group - 12 min + 1 Lap

Elite & Clubman - 15 min + 1 Lap

50/100cc Group - 10 min + 1 Lap

Inters & Novice - 12 min + 1 Lap

Pro & Pro Am - 20 min + 1 Lap - Pro Am Hole shot prize.

Masters A/B - 15 min + 1 Lap

Race times are for guidance only, Race durations are subject to change depending on conditions. The decision of the organisers on any matter at any time is final.

We wish you all a safe and great weekend’s racing.

Thank you - Richard Shaw and the Nora MX 2020 Team

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