As the depths of the winter months pass by us, March arrives and Spring is just around the corner, although from this weeks weather you would not know it.
Last weekend saw the British Military event with the Army, Navy and RAF go head to head in friendly battle with Exercise Roadmaster on Salisbury Plain, a tri-service competition in off road day and night navigation and trials that we were lucky enough to be invited and have exclusive footage to bring you very soon.
This weekend sees the start of the season for many Challenges and Championships. Race teams from novice to European classed come out to play at the Welsh Xtrem on the 4th, first time in it’s new home at Red Valley Motorsport Center in Carmarthenshire South Wales, weather is threatening periodic rain & snow to soften the ground but a dry weekend, so that’s promising to be a great weekend for teams and spectators alike.
The Bowler Defender Challenge has a Mid Wales stage is in Dolgellau on the 6th and SCORC are Trialling in Alton, Hampshire on the same day.
SXS Racing has two events this month an Enduro in Wiltshire on the 13th and a Moto in Northampton on the 27th. These little demon side by side buggies are amazing to watch and pack in the action, so if you are free that weekend get down there and show your support.
So a great chance to get out and about to enjoy the 4×4 world and the start of spring, whether it’s by getting involved, just a day trip to watch the action up close, or treating yourself to a weekend away.
If you fancy warmer climes, Les Comes 4×4 Festival in Barcelona is the 12th to the 13th and is a fantastic way grab a weekend in the sun with friends or family, music and loads of 4×4’s having fun with the more adventurous drivers putting on great shows for the delight of the less daring crowds. We Will be bringing you footage from this event too.
The Panda Raid has just started in Spain traveling to Marrakech, and the Carta Rallye is this month in Morocco.
Click our Events page if you want any links to the events mentioned above or to organise an action packed summer, we have over 70 events confirmed to date but if you know of any we’ve missed get in touch.
Shortly we will be offering freebies to video contributors; if you have any 4×4 video footage of events that you’d like to share and that we can use then email it into us. If we do publish your footage then we’ll send the owner a free 4x4channel tv T-shirt or Car sticker. Watch this space for more information.
Also for this year we have something special to announce as a new addition to our fleet, we love it and are sure you will too.
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… The Team