Entries by Donna Eccles

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CREAM OF THE CROP HEAD TO SUMMERCROSS AT WHAKATANE

The big annual Whakatane Summercross signals the start of the summer motocross season in New Zealand, an event that commands massive attention from all spheres of the sport – sponsors, spectators,  bike manufacturers and from racers of all levels. It is certainly one event that all the major teams heavily target. This 48th annual event […]

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WOODVILLE MX GP AGAIN BOASTS FIM OCEANIA STATUS

The 2020 Honda New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville The big annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville has long enjoyed its prominent position as New Zealand’s largest stand-alone motocross event. But, if that wasn’t already enough, the upcoming Honda-sponsored race weekend – which will celebrate its 59th birthday in late January – […]

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YEARBURY WAY OUT IN FRONT

Husqvarna rider Dylan Yearbury proved unstoppable at the marathon dirt bike race near Atiamuri on December 14. It was the first time that the 25-year-old Cambridge diesel mechanic had attempted to race the annual Husqvarna Hard X cross-country race, but it didn’t take him long to settle into a groove and he eventually went on […]

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YEARBURY AND HUSQVARNA WILL ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE

Husqvarna builds their bikes tough and expects that they’ll last the distance with even the toughest of treatment and over the most daunting of terrain. And it’s highly likely that one of their riders will prevail too when the 2019 Husqvarna Hard X race plays out in forestry near Atiamuri in just over a week’s […]

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Double Kiwi World Champs Celebrate

In a historic first for Motorcycling New Zealand (MNZ), two Kiwi world champion riders Courtney Duncan and Hamish MacDonald were officially presented with their 2019 FIM World Championship medals at a glittering ceremony in Monaco, on Sunday night. (Monday NZ time). Since MNZ became affiliated with the FIM in 1986, New Zealand has never had […]