New Zealand’s best junior motocross talent is gearing up for the 2018 Junior Motocross World Champs. James Scott (age 16), Hayden Smith (17) and Brodie Conolly (14) have been training hard trying to chase the ‘perfect qualifying lap’ as they prepare for the Premier 125cc Class at Horsham.
Currently competing in Europe, at the 125cc European EMX125 Series, James Scott will be flying back to Australia for the FIM Junior World Champs.
The 2018 FIM Junior Motocross World Championship will take place in Horsham, Australia August 25-26.
The track is situated in Horsham, a regional city that is located approximately halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide, has the perfect infrastructure to accommodate an event of this caliber. The venue already has permanent blocks, which will be used for offices, and the pressroom. It also has other great permanent facilities such as toilets, showers, a kitchen and catering area, a medical center, and wash bays.
As for the track, this is something the world’s fastest youngsters can look forward to. With good width for passing, the track will be of a world-class standard and is sure to be a fun challenge for our future stars. There is also a watering system in place which means given the weather is onside; the condition of the track will be perfect.