THE British round of the IMBA MX1 European Motocross Championship will be held at Tinkley Lane in Nympsfield this Sunday.

The event is being promoted by Dursley Motocross Club.

Representing Great Britain will be Wotton-under-Edge-based star Lee Dunham, who holds fifth in the Championship standings after two rounds.

In the IMBA MX1 European series, riders will be travelling to the event from Holland, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, France, Switzerland and Denmark.

The action will be underway by 10am, going right through to 5.30pm with a full supporting programme, including round two of the AMCA British MX2 Championship.

Local riders to look out for in the British Championship include Stroud’s Paul Neale and Dursley Club members Carl and Brandon Benjamin. There will be refreshments and motocross related retailers on site, with a bouncy castle and swings for kids.

Admission costs are £8 for adults, £4 OAPs and children over-12, with under-12s going in free.