The New Zealand Motocross Championships this year featured an MX2 (250cc) class that was simply overflowing with talent.
It was probably only a two or maybe a three-horse race, but what a race it was.
The only pressure on Bay of Plenty’s Brodie Connolly at the weekend was that which he applied to himself.
Everything will be all on the line at the fourth and final round of the 2020 New Zealand Motocross Championships in Taupo this weekend.
He has been the fastest man all season, but Bay of Plenty’s Josiah Natzke is now going to have to prove it all over again, one more time.
Bay of Plenty’s Brodie Connolly has one hand already on the national 125cc motocross crown for 2020.
Bay of Plenty’s Josiah Natzke is just where he wants to be, on top of the points standings after the opening round of the nationals.
“Never underestimate me!” – Those were the words of warning from the mouth of Bay of Plenty’s Cody Cooper after he completely dominated the day at round one of the 2020 New Zealand Motocross Championships at Balclutha on Saturday.
Even after just one round of the motocross nationals, the writing is already on the wall for rivals of Bay of Plenty teenager Brodie Connolly.
The first shots have been fired in the 2020 New Zealand Motocross Championships.
The preliminary battles have been fought and now the real fight for national motocross glory is set to begin.
Two wins from three starts and then a feature race victory, it would be fair to say that Oparau’s James Scott is fast approaching top form and ready for his latest international assault.
A lot of work has been done to ensure the viability and potency of the Australian motocross nationals continues into 2020 and beyond.
Belgium’s Jens Getteman has raced the German motocross nationals and the ADAC MX Masters in Germany since early childhood and has been a big name on that scene for at least the past two years.
The big annual Whakatane Summercross signals the start of the summer motocross season in New Zealand and it’s one event that all the major teams heavily target.
It has been an amazing year for Kiwi motocross hero Dylan Walsh, racing internationally and stamping his authority.
The conditions were tough, but New Zealand’s “development squad” battled through and rose above them in The Netherlands at the weekend.
The Kiwis are revved up to race in The Netherlands this weekend, determined to again challenge, and hopefully beat, the best riders in the world.
Although Team France won the Motocross of Nations last year, nobody on that team scored a race win at the Red Bud track in Michigan, in the United States last October.
Team USA is sending a mixed bag to contest this year’s Motocross of Nations in The Netherlands, but it could turn out to be a bit of a surprise package too.