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TOWNLEY AND COPPINS TEAM UP AT YAMAHA

Kiwi former motocross world champion Ben Townley has signed on to become a brand ambassador for Yamaha in New Zealand, an exciting new development inspired and enabled by long-time friend and former Grand Prix rival Josh Coppins. Tauranga’s…
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HARWOOD IS DOUBLE TROUBLE FOR TITLE HOPEFULS

West Auckland's Hamish Harwood is fighting a war on two fronts again this season and, so far at least, he's winning them both. The former Takaka man, who now lives in Royal Heights, Auckland, dominated both the MX2 (250cc) and 125cc classes…
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DICKEY LEADS A KTM 1-2 AT SERIES OPENER

There are a couple of new gunslingers in town and they mean business. Raglan motorcyclist Jason Dickey has been tearing up the countryside in recent major cross-country events and his impressive win on steep farmland at Flemington, near…
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Justin Cooper Scores First Career Podium At 250SX Minneapolis

Round six of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross season featured the debut of the 2019 250SX East Championship, and Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing team's Justin Cooper and Mitchell Oldenburg got off to a good start at U.S. Bank Stadium in…
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CROSS COUNTRY RACERS WILL TWIST THROTTLES TO THE MAX

Bike throttles will be twisted to the stops in the Central Hawke's Bay region this weekend as the four-round 2019 New Zealand Cross Country Championships blast off. The nation's dirt bike elite will converge on farmland at 782 Ahiweka Road,…
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COOPER TAKES CHARGE AT NATIONALS OPENER

The number 121 is emblazoned on the front and sides of Cody Cooper's motorcycle, an unprepossessing digit that hints at nothing more than the fact that he is not the reigning New Zealand Motocross Champion. But that could be set to change…
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KTM'S HARWOOD RULES THE ROOST IN TWO CATEGORIES

It could well be that a fourth New Zealand Motocross Championships title heads the way of West Auckland's Hamish Harwood before the season is out ... maybe even two titles. The former Takaka man, who now lives and works in Royal Heights,…
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TUSSOCK BUSTER 2019

Scheduled for the 29th to the 31st of March, 2019, registrations are open once again for the Tussock Buster, held in the massive expanse of Waiouru's Military training area. Utilising about half of the 63,000 hectares, with almost 300km of…
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WHEN MOTOCROSS CALLS, SIDI ANSWERS...

The major motocross season will officially begin with the Italian International MX series. This event has traditionally served as an indulgent teaser before the World Championship Series that will kick off on Sunday, March…
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HERLINGS AIMING FOR RAPID RECOVERY FROM TRAINING INJURY

The Red Bull KTM star, who won 17 from 19 Grands Prix in 2018, suffered the injury Friday afternoon while training at the Albaida circuit in southern Spain. Herlings immediately flew back to Belgium that day and underwent a procedure with renowned…
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DUNLOP A PODIUM CONTENDER IN THE SENIOR NATIONALS

There's a fresh name that should probably leap off the pages when spectators peruse the programme at the New Zealand Motocross Championships this weekend. Yamaha YZ125 rider Jack Dunlop has been making a bit of a name for himself in recent…
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BATTLE FOR NEW ZEALAND MX TITLES STARTS THIS WEEKEND

The pre-season strutting is over and now the real fight for national motocross glory is set to begin. Warm-up events around the country have ensured that preparations are now complete for the start of the four-round Fox-sponsored New Zealand…