German Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna rider Max Nagl and Dutch Red Bull KTM rider Jeffrey Herlings dominated at their respective MXGP and MX2 classes at the opening Motocross Grand Prix of the season in Qatar this weekend.
Too early to draw any conclusions from qualifying at Qatar, but at least we might expect all the fuss and nonsense about American Ryan Villopoto hammering Italian Antonio Cairoli to quieten down for a bit. For 24 hours at least.
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“In a male-dominated field, there is nothing I find more satisfying than to see women performing well and showing they have a legitimate place in this sport.”
It looks like it is going to be “Sideshow Bob” versus “The Axeman” throughout this season’s New Zealand Cross-country Championships.
Defending national 125cc motocross champion Josiah Natzke was clearly the fastest rider at the opening round of the New Zealand Motocross Championships two weeks ago, but bad luck meant he was forced to accept runner-up spot for the day.
Cody Cooper has the No.1 emblazoned on his big red Honda CRF450 for a reason and his rivals were left in no doubt as to what that reason was at Timaru on Sunday.