The Red Bull Pump Track World Championships is returning in 2019 for a second year. This year will see North Lanarkshire host the UK qualifier on 17th August. Registration is now open and costs £10.
Red Bull have teamed up with Velosolutions to bring the competition to over 20 cities across the globe with riders battling it out in the hope of securing a place at the grand final. The championship continues to unite BMX and MTB riders with its new format which ensures that both bikes compete on a level playing field. Riders will battle it out in a timed pursuit competition in which competitors will ride head to head.
North Lanarkshire will host the UK qualifier at the newly opened Wishawhill Wood Pump Track in Craigneuk. The track was built by North Lanarkshire Council and the work carried out by renowned international pump track specialists Velosolutions who transformed the area of wasteland in to a world class track with the support of the local community. It is supported by Socialtrack, Glencassels Community Development Project and Craignuek Community Council.The asphalt pump track is 260m in length and has a rather unique pinball triple berm section.
Registration is open for the UK qualifier, it is accessible and open to anyone to compete for the World Championship title. Each qualifier will begin with timed runs from which the top 32 riders will advance to the knockout heats. Racing will take place as a head to head battle, which will be timed. The top 4 riders of each qualifier advance to the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship Final, with an all expenses paid trip.
Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
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