Lotte van Drunen, from The Netherlands, and New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan made it a double podium for Kawasaki in the opening round of the FIM World WMX Women’s Motocross Championships at Riola Sardo on the island of Sardinia.
Colorado’s Eli Tomac and Australian Jett Lawrence have won the 450SX and 250SX classes respectively at round 11 of the 2023 Monster Energy United States Supercross Championships.
Could young Auckland motorcycle road-racer Haydn Fordyce be New Zealand’s next Graeme Crosby, Hugh Anderson, Ginger Molloy, Robert Holden, Shaun Harris, Aaron Slight, Simon Crafar or Andrew Stroud, a rider to truly shake up the bike scene internationally?
There was simply no stopping Kawasaki ace Cody Cooper as he produced another startling performance in this year’s senior New Zealand Motocross Championships, which wrapped up at Taupo on Sunday.
The 2023 New Zealand Motocross Championships for both the senior men and women wrapped up in Taupo at the weekend with a sensational double-header.
Dutchman Jeffrey Herlings hasn’t raced GP motocross is more than a year due to injury, but you wouldn’t have known it going by his performance at the 2023 season opener in Argentina last weekend.
It is the 17th season of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup and 17 different flags adorn the front wheel fairings of the KTM RC 250R’s as a slew of teenagers, including a Kiwi, chase their dreams in the opening round of 2023 in Portimão.
This year’s sixth annual Korito Technical Matrix event again drew a diverse and talented field of off-road bike riders to Taranaki, this time including an international superstar.
Good things come to those who are prepared to wait, or so the saying goes, and Whakatane’s Mitch Rees and Upper Hutt’s Rogan Chandler would probably be the first to agree.
The latest project to promote, support and encourage youngsters into motorcycle road-racing has a big thumbs-up from the sport’s governing body here, Motorcycling New Zealand.
All roads again lead to Taupo this weekend, surely making this popular tourist town the Kiwi Mecca for top-level motorcycle racing in this country.
A spectacular second round of the 2023 Australian ProMX Championships at Appin, in New South Wales, was won by defending MX1 champion Aaron Tanti, with Nathan Crawford rising to the top of the MX2 class.
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Cooper Webb has extended his advantage in the 2023 AMA Supercross Championship after claiming a convincing runner-up result at round 10 of the season in Detroit at the weekend.
It started in early December and wrapped up with the sixth and final round at Taupo last weekend and, at every twist and turn, the 2022-23 New Zealand Superbike Championships delivered.
Phew, what a season of road-racing we have just experienced in New Zealand this summer – highs and lows, celebrations and commiserations, sweet champagne and bitter coffee.
Germany’s Ken Roczen has achieved an awful lot in a career marked by many heart-warming and glorious highs and also a few bone-crunching and saddening lows.
It’s always a real family affair on the New Zealand motorcycle racing scene, with husbands and wives racing together, fathers and sons swapping positions, brothers and sisters sharing the tarmac and even parents competing alongside their offspring.
The first round of the FIM Motocross World Championship went in a flash and witnessed an incredible fight for the podium in both the MXGP and MX2 categories.
It was probably inevitable, certainly just a matter of time, that Germany’s Ken Roczen would eventually hand Suzuki another supercross victory.
A family that plays together stays together … just ask Bay of Plenty father and son bike racers Tony and Mitch Rees, team-mates in the Motul Honda Racing Team.