Orkney Motocross Club beach race

Orkney Beach Race 2014

NorthLink Ferries were delighted to sponsor the 2014 Orkney Motocross Club beach race on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July. This is a spectacular three hour endurance race on a three-mile-long track over sand dunes and fields. The race is held at the Bu in Burray and attracts riders come from all over Britain.

It’s a great day for spectators too – especially photographers – we hope you enjoy the pictures below!

Orkney Beach Race 2014 - the starting lineOrkney Beach Race 2014 – the starting line
Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race 2014A rider takes to the air
Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race 2014The sand dunes provide excellent jumps for the riders
Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race 2014The track becomes more hazardous as the race progresses! Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race 2014A speeding rider at the Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race!
Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race 2014We hope this jumping rider has a soft landing!
Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race 2014We’re great admirers of these brave sportsmen!
Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race 2014A rider crosses the finishing line!
Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race 2014NorthLink Ferries were delighted to sponsor the Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race
Orkney Motocross Club Beach Race 2014If you missed this year’s beach race, we’d highly recommend attending next year. It’s great to see young Orcadian sportsmen and sportswomen enjoying and making the most of their island surroundings!

Magnus DixonBy Magnus Dixon
Orkney and Shetland enthusiast, family man, loves walks, likes animals, terrible at sports, dire taste in music, great taste in films and tv, eats a little too much for his own good.

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