Anderson (PAR Honda) goes into what is effectively his home round at Duns next weekend with a chance of lifting the MX1 title with a round still remaining. After six rounds of the series, consistency rather than brilliance has given the Jordie 2009 Champion 378 points, which puts him 67 points ahead of Kristian Whatley (Samsung Yamaha) with six races still remaining. With a win worth 25 points, Anderson only needs to increase his lead by nine points and he will be crowned champion on August 14th.
The spectacular Duns track always brings out the large gathering of Anderson supporters and this year will be no different as he takes on the challenge of Billy MacKenzie – effectively riding his home round- whose British base is equal distance to the North of the track high in the Scottish Borders.
Winner of round six, Martin Barr, now riding witha new title sponsor, Boost Energy for his KTM is the only rider mathmatically in with a chance of the title, just three points adrift of Whatley.
In the MX2 class, Swiss rider Arnaud Tonus, who has already confirmed he will be riding in the championship for the same team in 2012 (Bike It Wildwolf Cosworth Yamaha) holds a commanding lead over Elliot Banks Browne (DB Racing Honda) so two champions could be crowned this weekend.
The Duns event is also the final round of the MXY2 Youth Championship. Fresh from two solid point scoring rides in the European 125 Championship at Loket, HM Plant red Bull rider, Ryan Houghton returns to domestic duty with a eleven point lead over Jordan Divall who will battle it out over two races of the Duns circuit.
The Langton Lees track, which has all round viewing is easily reached from the A1, A7 and A68 Trunk roads, just fifteen miles into Scotland.