Belfast Telegraph

Knight stands firmly in Scott's path to retain crown

By Paul Lindsay

Manxman David Knight will be the star attraction at tonight's EnduroCross event at Glenarm on the north coast. The four-time world champion and renowned iron man of the sport will undoubtedly start favourite, alongside three-time world champion Paul 'Fast Eddy' Edmondson.

Newtownards rider Jordan Scott won last year's event but with the introduction of Knight – back on a KTM for the event – and Edmondson, it will be a big ask for the County Down man to take back-to-back wins.

The event, which forms part of this year's Dalriada Festival, gets under way from 6.30pm at the Old Glenarm Quarry, situated just off the coast road.

EnduroCross racing is short, sharp and action packed. Each race will test the competitors to their absolute maximum, with the course consisting of steep drops, banked turns, jumps and a bomb hole thrown in for good measure.

One of the features of the track will no doubt be the stadium section running alongside the spectator area, where the riders will have to negotiate a water splash, a rock garden and show their skills over gruelling log and barrel combinations.

Spectator admission into the venue is priced at just £5 per adult and children under 16 will be admitted free.

Spectator car parking is available throughout Glenarm and the venue is just a short walk from the village car parks.

Spectators are advised to be at the venue for 6.30pm so they don't miss any of the racing but practice will be under way at 6.00pm for those who want to make the trip early.

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