Fort William to host Worlds test 4X event

Four cross racers and downhillers are heading to Fort William, Scotland, for a pre-World Championship test event to be held June 16-17. After a downhill competition Saturday afternoon, the Supercross (round #3), with timed seeding runs and a straight knockout competition (World Cup format), happens in the evening. Then Sunday, racers will tackle the next round (#4) of the British National 4X series.

The weekend's events will draw an international crowd, with many racers eager to preview the brand new 4X course for the upcoming World Championships in September. Full details of these race are on

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Sue George is an editor at Cyclingnews.  She coordinates all of the site's mountain bike race coverage and assists with the road, 'cross and track coverage.