He’s officially been retired from fulltime motocross racing for few seasons now, but don’t try telling Josh Coppins that he should slow down any time soon.
After the tragic loss of Igor Cuharciuc, a 12-year-old boy who sadly passed away on Saturday while competing in the EMX85 class, it was not easy for any of the riders to go out on track and do what they love to do most at the weekend’s Czech Motocross Grand Prix at Loket.
The 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship returned from its second break of the season on Saturday with round eight from Spring Creek Motocross Park in Minnesota and it produced a bit of a wake-up call for the respective 450cc and 250cc class leaders, Eli Tomac and Zach Osborne.
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As the FIM world motocross championship heads into round 13 in Loket, in the Czech Republic, this weekend, Australian Jed Beaton will make the step up from the European 250cc Championships (EMX250) to race the MX2 class.
Motorcycling New Zealand is looking to the future and has put a Kiwi former world champion in charge of helping to create fresh ones.
All eyes will focus on Otago’s Courtney Duncan this weekend.
Italy’s Valentino Rossi, nine-time World Champion – including seven in the premier-class – is truly one of the greatest riders ever in the history of motorcycle racing.
Sports psychologists are becoming more and more common in motorcycle racing, with people curious about the affect they can have.