The series, which first came to life in 2015, was Whibley’s own creation and not something he really intended to win for himself, but rather a case of him “putting something back” into the sport he loves.
Kawasaki Racing Team crew chief Pere Riba says the triple World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea could win in MotoGP with the “right team and right people”, although that time is not quite yet, with the Northern Irish rider re-signing to stay with Kawasaki in the WSBK paddock for at least the next two seasons.
These two riders were the day’s main winners at round one of the series near Tokoroa last month Continue reading
The country’s most talented motocross racers will put aside their traditional rivalries and brand allegiances when they compete at the ninth annual Battle of the Clubs (BOTC) motocross in Taupo on Saturday Continue reading
It was a Yamaha clean sweep at the latest round of the Women’s Motocross World Championships (WMX) in Italy overnight, but, most significantly for her many Kiwi fans, it is New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan who remains in the top spot for the series.
Otago’s Duncan took her Altherm JCR Yamaha YZ250F bike to twice finish runner-up at this fourth round of six in the world series at Ottobiano, Continue reading
The Italian round of the European 250cc Motocross Championships (EMX250) at Ottobiano provided perhaps the most intriguing races of the season, with its ultra competitive field and Kiwi rider Dylan Walsh one of the most outstanding performers.
Taking the overall victory via two strong races was Yamaha’s Roan van de Moosdijk, Continue reading
Lorenzo says the Ducati is now the ‘most complete’ package it has ever been after the Spaniard sealed back-to-back MotoGP victories with another win at Catalunya at the weekend.
Round 11 of the 2018 FIM Motocross World Championship wrapped up at the Ottobiano circuit, in the Lombardia region of Italy, at the weekend with a double race win for defending world champion Antonio Cairoli.
The Fiat Professional MXGP of Lombardia hosted one of the most important races of the 2018 season so far Continue reading
Frenchman Marvin Musquin emerged from round four of the United States motocross nationals, the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, in Pennsylvania at the weekend with his first 450cc class moto-win of the season, followed by a hard-fought second-place ride, for the KTM rider to claim second-overall.
The day was won by series leader Eli Tomac, Continue reading
This season’s inaugural GIXXER Cup competition certainly ticked all the boxes with the Kiwi bike racing community, stirring up interest from young riders who perhaps would not previously have thought to tackle the sport.
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MXGP begins the second half of the 2018 FIM Motocross World Championship season this weekend in Italy and all eyes will be focussed on the fortunes of championship leaders Jeffery Herlings, Pauls Jonass and Kiwi rider Courtney Duncan.
Dutch rider Herlings suffered a fractured collar bone Continue reading
From the second of five rounds in the Alpinestars-sponsored 2018 New Zealand Enduro Championships, the 32-year-old turned heads as she led the way in the A Grade competition (formerly known as the Intermediate Grade), and on Sunday it was finally time for her to step up and accept the silverware.
The 16-year-old KTM racer from Oparau, near Kawhia, twice finished fifth at the French GP at St Jean d’Angely, gaining his first points of the season Continue reading
Truth is, his riding style is far from boring, although spectacular is not always the best way to tackle an enduro course and the Suzuki star is certainly an expert at that.
The Alpinestars-sponsored series came to a thrilling conclusion with racing in the Santoft Forest, near Bulls, on Saturday, followed by the final round on farmland near Martinborough on Sunday.
Red Bull KTM’s Jeffrey Herlings extended his lead at the top of the FIM MXGP Motocross World Championship standings after his fourth consecutive win, eighth of the season and seventh ‘double’ at Saint Jean D’Angely for the Grand Prix of France at the weekend.
Italy’s defending MXGP world champion and Herling’s team-mate, Tony Cairoli, was runner-up Continue reading
It’s round two of popular competition at Ohakuri, halfway between Taupo and Tokoroa, in just two weeks’ time, on June 24, and that’s another great opportunity to go bush bashing with your mates.
Now into its 10th year and continuing to grow, the secret for Continue reading
The Northern Irishman has been racing in WSBK full-time since 2009, and has won a record-equalling 59 races on his way to three successive titles over the past three seasons.
We are now the halfway point of the season and the MXGP title fight is in full force between KTM team-mates Jeffrey Herlings and Antonio Cairoli.