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X Fest 2012


X Fest 2012

Santa Pod unleashes Xfest! Excess All Areas!

Santa Pod Raceway in the UK is normally the home of Europe’s fastest drag bikes and cars. But for the May Bank holiday weekend this year, the inaugural ‘Xfest’ event will put it firmly on the BMX calendar, too.

Between the 5th and 7th of May 2012, Santa Pod has gathered some of the best riders from across Europe to compete across Dirt, Park and Street courses. With some great names already signed up and Anthony Ramsey and Ben Joyce from Extreme Sports Events behind the scene, it will very much be a rider-focussed event, with all the trimmings of this world-famous festival venue.

The line-up of contests includes:

Dirt - Lords of Dirt - Round 1

Patrick Guimez and Marcus Hampl are designing and building the course in the usual Lords of Dirt Style. HUGE!!.. that’s all that needs to be said...

The usual open relaxed format will apply as it wouldn’t be Lords Of Dirt without it.

Past riders include:

Cory Nastazio, TJ Ellis, Dane Searls (RIP), Cam White, Ryan Guettler, Jaie Toohey, Josh Stead, Mike Clark, Ricardo Laguna, Matt Priest, Ben Wallace, Bob Manchester, The Forte family, Andreu Lacondeguy, Kelly Bolton and many more !!!

Practice all day Friday and Saturday

Qualifiers Saturday Night

Finals Sunday Night

Pro - Prize money will be 6500 Euros

Amateur - Product Prizes

Please visit www.xfest.co.uk for details on Pro and Amateur Rider Registration.

Street - $$$Dollar Jam

New Jam – New Course – New Organisation

The Dollar Jam will be a cash jam with a difference. As usual the riders that throw down will get an instant cash reward but at the end of all the sessions the judges will decide which of the riders will go through to a Final Jam and compete for the top slots. With course input from Dub Jack, Dan Lacey and Ben Lewis it is guaranteed to keep the riders happy.

There will also be an Amateur Jam over the weekend.

Jams - Saturday and Sunday

Final Jam – Monday

Cash Jam Prize money - £ 1800

Final Jam 1st £1000 - 2nd £700 - 3rd £500

Please visit www.xfest.co.uk for details on Pro and Amateur Rider Registration.

Park - X FEST

The park rider list is already awash with names that aren’t out of place at the DEW Tour and X Games. The freshly built course has had input from all the top level riders and will push them to their limits to be the outright winner of the first X FEST Trophy.

Keep your eye on the website for all the latest updates and further press releases.

And don’t forget this is Santa Pod…

Bring your Car and send it down the ¼ mile strip, Run What you Brung will happen every day. Add Monster Trucks, Freestyle Motocross and the World Famous FireForce 3 Jet Car to the mix and you have a weekend not to be missed.

Camping and parking is free with all weekend tickets which start from £60 per person (£30 for 5-15 year olds).


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