Are you ready to rumble? The top half of the North Island is ready to rock with the four-round Northland Motocross Champs set to kick off this weekend.
Motocross is a brutal sport, so why do anything that would make it tougher?
Taking the journey from the arrival lounge at Auckland International to the podium at one of New Zealand’s biggest motocross events in just 48 hours must be one of the toughest assignments ever, but this is what the men of the Altherm JCR Yamaha race team managed to do at the season-opening MX Fest at Taupo over Labour Weekend.
An extra trip to Australia is on the cards now for Kiwi international motocross hero Hamish Dobbyn.
It was an action-packed weekend of thrills and spills at the MX Fest in Taupo.
It is going to be a sensational season of motocross this summer, especially if Taupo’s Brad Groombridge has anything to do with it.
Spain’s Marc Marquez again rubber-stamped his MotoGP World Championship-winning 2014 season by charging to victory at the weekend’s Malaysian GP, the penultimate race on the calendar.
This year sees the return of supercross action to the already internationally-famous Burt Munro Challenge in Southland.
He intends to race all four rounds of the New Zealand Motocross Championships in 2015, although that again depends upon whether he gets a call-up to head back to the UK early to prepare for the British Champs.
BikesportNZ.com gets around the place.
Almost every weekend, the BikesportNZ.com crew will pop up at some major event or another, on the spot to give you accurate, first-hand accounts of just what is happening in the motorcycling world.
Britain’s Rob Holyoake has unfinished business in New Zealand.
The affable 18-year-old from Cheltenham, near Bristol, will be back in the “Land of the Long White Cloud” this summer as he has another crack at the Kiwi motocross scene and this time he’ll be on a KTM.