This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

The Vindurouk Hot Trod Vintage Enduro Weekend 2017

09 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017



                     Yorkshire Enduro Club

                  in association with Vindurouk 


                                Sponsored by HVA Factory

                                                     Hot Trod Classic Enduro                                              

                                     Saturday & Sunday, 9th & 10th of September 2017


Supplementary  Regulations

ACU Permit ACU50771

This event incorporates 2 Rounds of ACU Classic Enduro Championship


The above club will run an open Classic Time Card Enduro event held under the ACU Enduro Regulations, The Classic Enduro Regulations, and the National Sporting Code, the following supplementary regulations and any final instructions.


Please note: The insurance cover for this event will be "basic" (limit of liability £10m). Medical malpractice insurance (limit of liability £5m) is included. There is NO personal accident insurance for competitors. Competitors are therefore strongly recommended to purchase such cover which is available through Locktons Motorsports Services; contact 01133893666 - or the ACU website




Clerk of the Course

Nigel Heath  86204

Liaison Officer

Nigel Marriott

Chief Marshall

David Wanless

Safety Officer

David West

Environmental Officer.


Machine Examiner

Tony Spong

Club Steward

Nigel Marriott

ACU Steward



Secretary of the Meeting: Sue Marriott

                                Email:  tel: 07721891007 before 9.00pm

                                         All entries will be online                                                                                                                                                                                        


ALL Riders MUST hold an ACU or SACU Licence and be a minimum of 16 years old. Riders under 18 years require a parental agreement form.  ACU Licences will be checked at signing on.  If you require a One Event Licence to be issued on the day you will need to tick the appropriate box on the online entry form and include the relevant fee in your online payment.

FOREIGN RIDERS (Including Irish)

Foreign including Irish competitors should provide written permission to ride from their national federation or equivalent. If not in a national association, competitors must take out additional ACU insurance to cover repatriation in case of injury.

Premiums will be taken at "signing on"

Foreign riders without Start Permission or evidence of FIM cover:     £ 95-00

Foreign riders with Start Permission and evidence of FIM cover:       £   6-00


THE EVENT                                                                                                                                       

The event is a traditional time card enduro consisting of several laps each day.

Competitors will be required to ride to a specified time schedule and will be awarded penalty points for early or late arrival at check points. Competitors will also ride a cross country type special test which will be timed to the nearest second.  Additional penalty points may be added for breaches of regulations specified in the ACU Standing Regulations.

Each day will be run as a separate event, riders who do not complete day one will be allowed to start day two. You may enter for either Saturday, or Sunday, or both.


The course is a mixture of private pine forest, open moorland and farmland, with a lap length of 20 kms (approx.). The course does not include any public road.


The event start is just outside the village of Chatton in Northumberland

(Post CodeNE71 6EL) (Grid Ref NU03033-28076) The start is 7.5 Miles from the A1

Accommodation can be found close by in the town of Wooler 3.5 Miles away.



The event is open to all Enduro type motorcycles manufactured, up to and including 1995

All motorcycles must be fitted with front and rear lights (lights will not be tested)

If you wish to compete for points in the ACU Classic Enduro Championship your motorcycle must comply with the ACU machine classes CE1or CE2.

CE1- Machines originally manufactured with all of the following.

Two rear shock absorbers.

Drum brakes front and rear.

Air cooled engine.


CE2- Machines originally manufactured with two of the following

Two rear shock absorbers.

Drum brakes front and rear

Air cooled engine.



For newcomers to the sport, classes are divided by rider ability and age of motorcycle

Experts will be riding the most number of laps, whilst novice /beginner will ride approximately half the number of laps.


MOTORCYCLE  AGE                                              RIDER ABILITY


Evo 2          1990-1995                                            Expert

Evo             1986-1989                                            Clubman

A                1981-1985                                           Sportsman

B                1976-1980                                           Novice/Beginner                                                  

C                1971-1975

D                1970-and older                                                                                                              

(The novice/ beginner class is for the rider with little or no off road experience)


If your motorcycle complies with the ACU Classic Enduro Championship classes CE1 or CE2 please tick the relevant box on the entry form.


NB: The club reserves the right to reclassify any bike or rider entered which, in the club's opinion, has been entered into a class in error.



All motorcycles must be adequately silenced, (ESR9 control of exhaust sound level)



Tyre choice for this event is optional, enduro or motocross tyre may be used.



Solo entry fee is £55 per day.

ACU membership and ACU one-event licence - £15

Entry fees are non-refundable and will not be returned unless the event is cancelled.

In the event of a cancellation a £10 fee will be deducted to cover administrative costs.

The organisers reserve the right to refuse an entry.


Any maintenance which takes place in the Start Field or Work Area must be carried out with the use of an environmental mat. Use of power washers & tear offs is strictly forbidden.


PUBLIC ACCESS: You must be aware at all times that members of the public (walkers, cyclists, horse riders etc) may have access even to some of the private land used in the event and safety must be considered at all times.

Spectators are NOT allowed on the course.



Will be issued at the start by the organisers and must be clean & visible at all times. Please also ensure that the sponsor's logo is visible.



You must provide a fire extinguisher and retain it with your fuel. You are responsible for your own refuelling arrangements. In the refuelling area, make certain that you do not block the free run of other competitors.




There will be no overnight Parc Ferme and all competitors are reminded that the security of their machines and possessions is their responsibility at all times.


Helmets must have current ACU gold or silver stamp.

Motor cross type boots, gloves and suitable strong clothing must be worn.

Enduro type jackets are strongly recommended.


Day-Glo arrows will be used to mark the course which will be marked to enduro standard. Day 1 will be marked with orange arrows and day 2 will be marked with green arrows. A 5 mph speed limit applies in all areas marked with blue tape or blue 5 mph signs. Penalty for exceeding a 5 mph limit is exclusion. Other mandatory speed limits may be imposed at specific parts of the course for safety reasons & must be adhered to. Sunday's course will be Saturday's course reversed.


Signing on, followed by Machine Examination will take place on Saturday from 10.00am-11.30am

and on Sunday from 8.30am-10.00am. Please allow yourself plenty of time.


Riders will start in groups of four at one minute intervals from 12.00 am on Saturday and from 10.30 on Sunday (times to be confirmed). 

                                                       SPECIAL NOTES 

  • Entries will only be accepted online.
  • Entries will not be accepted by telephone. 
  • Abuse from drivers or supporters to any official will not be tolerated and will lead to exclusion.
  • Only competitors and officials are allowed to ride the course (this includes the start area) and action will be   taken against any unauthorised person found to be doing so.

All competitors must have a valid ACU competition licence or have purchased a 1 event licence with their entry.

Dangerous or reckless driving observed by an official or reported to an official by a member of the public is liable to lead to exclusion.

ESR14: Helmet cameras and cameras attached to the body are prohibited unless the helmet is manufactured with the camera as an intrinsic part. Cameras attached to the machine are permitted.


This is a sheep farming area so if possible please leave your dogs at home. Any dogs not under control and posing a risk to livestock are at risk of being shot!


Please use the bags and the bins provided, or better still take it home. In previous years the cleanliness of the site has been highly commended by the landowner.  Please help to maintain our reputation.


Any one requiring any further information regarding any aspect of the event including machine eligibility please contact:

Nigel Marriott:    


Nigel Heath:                                                                                                                                                                                        


Free camping will be permitted in the start/finish field. Portaloos will be provided.

Please note there is no water supply on the campsite so please bring water for your own needs.

There will be a food outlet - details in Final Instructions.

Details of hotels, guest houses and camp sites in the area may be obtained from the local tourist board 



Despite the organisers taking all reasonable precautions, accidents can happen. Pease comply with all instructions of the Marshals and remain in permitted areas only.

They are concerned with your safety.





















Nigel Heath
Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
The Hot Trod Enduro Weekend - Saturday Traditional Timecard09 Sep 2017??/120Closed07 Sep 2017
The Hot Trod Enduro Weekend - Sunday Traditional Timecard10 Sep 2017??/120Closed07 Sep 2017

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
Fowberry, Chatton,near Wooler, Northumberland NE71 6EL