KTM MAN LEADS AFTER ROUND TWO

Levin’s Daniel Walker (KTM 300 EXC) reaches the crest of slippery uphill during Sunday’s enduro race at Tokoroa. Walker finished 27th in the premier AA grade on Sunday. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com

Aucklander Tom Buxton is going places, fast.

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“ORANGE CRUSH” ON THE MENU

Tauranga’s Brodie Connolly (KTM), runaway winner of the Junior 12-14 years’ 125cc class at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com

KTM New Zealand poured out a giant-sized serving of “orange crush” at the 2018 junior motocross nationals in the South Island at the weekend.

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WATTS MEETS ALL TARGETS

Wairoa’s Tommy Watts (Husqvarna TC125), unstoppable at the junior motocross nationals near Mosgiel at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com

The HLR Husqvarna Racing Team took a “Tommy Gun” into battle at the annual New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships at the weekend and completely out-gunned the competition.

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BUXTON SETS A HIGH STANDARD

Helensville’s Tom Buxton (KTM), setting a high standard at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com

Helensville’s Tom Buxton has set a high standard that will be hard to match on the national enduro scene this year.

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JUNIOR MX TITLES DECIDED

Dunedin’s Grason Veitch (KTM), the top individual at the 2018 edition of the New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships near Mosgiel at the weekend. Photo by Tristan Tolley, of Flash Media New Zealand & BikesportNZ.com

A title win in one class and overall runner-up finish in another meant Dunedin’s Grason Veitch was the top individual at the 2018 edition of the Backflips-sponsored New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships near Mosgiel at the weekend.

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NEW CONTEST WAS AN INSPIRATION

Pukekohe’s Thomas Newton (left), the overall winner of this season’s inaugural GIXXER Cup competition, battles with the eventual runner-up, Paeroa’s Blake Ross. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com

A simple stroke of genius could probably be the best words to describe Suzuki’s inaugural GIXXER Cup competition this season.

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JUNIOR MX CHAMPS THIS WEEKEND

Expect high-intensity race action near Mosgiel this weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com

There is perhaps no better launch-pad for young Kiwi racers hoping to achieve international motocross fame and fortune than the New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships and this weekend should be no exception.

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