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NZ Cross-Country Championships Cancelled

New Zealand, as a country, has coped remarkably well with the COVID-19 pandemic and many motorcycle events are now up and running again, but unfortunately not all of them can get the green light. Flow-on effects from Coronavirus COVID-19…
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RACING RESUMES FOR 2020 DIRT GUIDE HONOURS

Lush forestry near Atiamuri is calling out again to all Kiwi dirt bike racers and the thrills and excitement won't get much better than this. The sandy trails at Ohakuri will be abuzz again this weekend as the venue hosts round two of the…
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Prado Surgery After Crash

Prado undergoes successful collarbone surgery after training crash The 19 year old MXGP class rookie for 2020 suffered a clean break in the wake of his tumble at a circuit in Olmen, Belgium. He was transported to hospital in Herentals for…
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Tomac Retains Points Lead

Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship returned for Round 13 and the third round at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah with drastic changes, including sloppy track conditions after heavy rains fell and the temperature…
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MOTOCROSS CHAMPS FINALE WAS EDGE-OF-THE-SEAT AFFAIR

It was a cliff-hanger finale to this season’s New Zealand Motocross Championships in the Bay of Plenty on Sunday. The racers arrived at Taupo’s popular sand and pumice Digger McEwen Motorcycle Park in Taupo for the fourth and final round…
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Sensational double motocross championship titles for Altherm JCR Yamaha’s Gibbs and Purvis

Hard work and a strong team behind the scenes has seen Altherm JCR Yamaha do the double, with Kirk Gibbs crowned the Fox New Zealand Motocross Championship’s MX1 winner and Maximus Purvis taking out the MX2 title. Well-deserved celebrations…
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Final Showdown

It took a fulltime professional from another country to finally bring down Kiwi hero Cody Cooper.
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Netherlands MXGP Wrap

Round 2 of the 2020 MXGP calendar supplied plenty of action at a rain-soaked Valkenswaard, with the deep wet sand making it a challenging weekend for many.
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Altherm JCR Yamaha’s Gibbs and Purvis take champ leads

Altherm JCR Yamaha riders Kirk Gibbs (MX1) and Maximus Purvis (MX2) are two men on a mission, both storming into the lead of their Fox New Zealand Motocross Championship classes yesterday in Hawke’s Bay. Riding their respective Yamahas…
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MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS FINALE WILL BE A SCORCHER

It does not matter one little bit what the weather does to Taupo in two weeks' time, the final round of the 2020 New Zealand Motocross Championships there will be a scorcher regardless. The racers arrived in Hawke's Bay for Sunday's third…
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EVEN A CRASH CAN'T DERAIL CONNOLLY

Even an unaccustomed crash at the weekend could do little to derail Tauranga teenager Brodie Connolly in his bid to win the senior 125cc motocross championships crown. The 16-year-old Husqvarna rider from Tauranga was unbeatable at the 59th…
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Altherm JCR Yamaha’s Gibbs (MX1) and Purvis (MX2) on the podium in Rotorua

Every so often in motocross racing, a rider has the kind of race that makes all the hard work worth it. For him. For his team. For the sport. Altherm JCR Yamaha’s MX1 contender Kirk Gibbs had that race yesterday at the Fox New Zealand Motocross…
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NATZKE STRENGTHENS HIS CHAMPIONSHIP ADVANTAGE

Bay of Plenty's Josiah Natzke is creeping relentlessly closer to claiming his first senior 250cc motocross crown. The former New Zealand 125cc motocross champion has been racing overseas for the past few seasons and his homecoming has been…
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'GO WELL, GO SHELL' FOR KAWASAKI RACE TEAM

The famous refrain "Go Well, Go Shell" could perhaps never be more appropriate than right now, particularly for a race team that's already rocketing along like greased lightning. One of the most go-ahead and high-profile teams on the New…
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Two wins for PWR Yamaha team

The four-rider PWR Yamaha team came away with two wins from the four-round New Zealand Cross-Country Championship’s series opener in Marton yesterday. Starting off their season in style was Team Manager Paul Whibley, who showed his international…
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DEFENDING CHAMP KNOWS HE'LL HAVE HIS WORK CUT OUT

They say it's harder to defend a title than it is to win it in the first place. And that may well be the case for Raglan's Jason Dickey when he begins his New Zealand Cross-country Championship title defence in the Rangitikei region this…
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Oakland Fans on their Feet

Most Supercross events form a sort of 'funnel effect' of on-track aggressiveness as racers in both classes, 450SX and 250SX, first must qualify for each class' Main Event through either a Heat Race or a Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ). Championship…
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The first shots have been fired in the 2020 NZ Motocross Champs

  The small South Island town of Balclutha hosted the first of four rounds in this season's FOX-sponsored series and what a display it was, with close and exciting racing throughout the various bike categories. The venue, at Riverside…