Even monsoon conditions could not slow Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley as he continued his United States cross-country motorcycle racing campaign at the weekend, winning round five of the Mid East Harescramble Championships in Hickory, North Carolina.
The unheralded Kawasaki ace did his best to steal the thunder from championship favourite Hadleigh Knight as he rose from under the radar to run with the leaders throughout the three-day New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships in Taranaki at the weekend.
The highest of highs and the lowest of lows, New Zealand’s Jake Lewis has experienced both in the space of two weeks.
With five wins from five starts, there was simply no stopping Waikato’s Josiah Natzke at the weekend.
Rotorua’s John Phillips raced at a round of the Dutch championship at Gemert at the weekend, with deep sand and a tight track testing him to the limits.
A 1-2 finish from pole position marks Tom Sykes’s best-ever World Superbike Championship weekend, one that hauls the British rider up into the title fight.
Racing was close and, in many cases, it went down to the wire to decide the champions at this season’s New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships in Taranaki at the weekend.
After an intense three-rider battle that lasted the entire main event, Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto secured his third consecutive United States Supercross title on Saturday night in front of a crowd of more than 43,000 in Salt Lake City.