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Honda Xtreme Academy 2012 UK training day announced

Honda is pleased to announce the Xtreme Academy UK training day will take place at Thoresway Honda Motoparc near Caistor, Lincolnshire on 15 August 2012.

The training event, which forms part of Honda Europe’s initiative to nurture and support young talent, will see current Honda World Motocross Riders, Evgeny Bobryshev and Rui Gonçalves join former Grand Prix winner and Xtreme Academy trainer, Brian Jorgensen, at this special coaching event exclusively available to all Honda riders aged under 23 years-old.

Prior to the British Grand Prix, the GP stars will make a special trip to work with the Honda youngsters, and those riding the CRF150R machine. The day will include lunch and is available to riders of all ages and abilities at the hardpack track based in Lincolnshire.

Evgeny Bobryshev, Honda World Motocross: “We're really looking forward to coming to the UK again to help the young riders. For me it’s really important that we help put something back into the sport, and together with Brian we enjoy working with the youths to give them some tips and to help them. The track looks really nice and I am looking forward to meeting the riders.”

The Honda Xtreme Academy is currently operating as a separate championship within the main national big wheel series in five countries this year, with special events in a further three nations offering many benefits to Honda riders. In the UK, past Academy winners Adam Sterry and Brad Todd have gone on to race their machines successfully in the youth and adult British championships, while the 2012 championship is being led by Josh Gilbert with three rounds to go.

The cost is £40 per rider and the first three people that confirm their entry for the day will receive a signed replica race jersey almost identical to those worn by Bobryshev and Gonçalves on track.

To register or for more information on the Honda Xtreme Academy, visit the website.

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