Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley took his Yamaha YZ450F to snatch another win in the United States at the weekend, this time enjoying victory at round seven of the Mid-East Hare-scramble Championships at Jonesville, South Carolina.
There were mixed feelings for Queenstown’s Scott Columb after he won on debut with the new Yamaha YZ450F bike at the weekend’s big annual Michael Godfrey Memorial Motocross near Christchurch.
MotoGP champion Marc Marquez continued his perfect season at a dramatic Italian Grand Prix, decided in his favour by a last lap pass and 0.123s victory over fellow Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo.
Round nine of the FIM Motocross World Championship allowed the crowd to fully appreciate the blistering fast speeds the riders of MXGP carry as they held the throttles on their four stroke machines wide open up and down hard clay based hills of Saint Jean d’Angely in southern France.
The 2014 United States Motocross Championships made its second and final stop in the state of California on Saturday for round two of the 12-race championship series.
New Zealand’s Bruce Anstey set a new outright lap record on his way to finishing fourth overall in the six-lap Superbike TT at the Isle of Man overnight.
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Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley finished eighth in the XC1 Pro Class at round seven of the GNCC at Masontown, West Virginia, at the weekend and Auckland’s Callan May claimed 13th spot overall in the XC2 Pro Lites division.