French tyre manufacturer Michelin has been announced as the ACU British Enduro Championship title sponsor for the 2019 series.
The sponsorship will bring additional logistics and facilities to enhance the consistency and raise the profile of the championship. The sponsorship does not alter the organisational structure and the existing arrangements with ACU-affiliated clubs organising and promoting their individual rounds remains unaffected.
Dusty Martin, ACU Trials & Enduro Committee Member: “We are very pleased to have Michelin on board as title sponsor to this year’s championship. Michelin are a manufacturer held in high regard by the enduro world and have a long history with our sport, together with Michelin the ACU are keen to see the BEC enjoy a secure and progressive future, maintaining its position as the premiere enduro championship in the UK.”
Andy James, Michelin’s Two Wheel Operational Marketing Manager: “We’re delighted to be on board for the 2019 Championship. This is a chance to show our dedication to British Enduro racing and our commitment to providing the best enduro riding experience through the development of our world-leading off-road tyres and support of one of the most prestigious race series in the country.”
2019 ACU Michelin British Enduro Championship calendar
Round 1: Feb 24, Dorset Enduro Ltd – Challenger Enduro
Round 2: March 17, Xmoor Enduro – Brass Monkeys
Rounds 3 & 4: May 25-26, Dirt Bike Action – Cumbria
Rounds 5 & 6: August 3-4, Hafren DBC – Hafren Enduro
Rounds 7 & 8: September 21-22, Army MCA – Natterjack Enduro