New Zealand fans will get their first taste of the spectacular Australian nationals when they head to Maitland, New South Wales, for round three of the championships this coming weekend, June 27.
Jonny Errington, Sky’s chief commercial officer said: “Stand-out Kiwi performers such as Women’s World Champion Courtney Duncan, and emerging talent such as recent New Zealand MX1 class title winner Hamish Harwood, show there’s a huge demand for motocross coverage”.
“So we’re delighted to offer the ProMX Championship out of Australia; one of the leading domestic championships in the world.
“This competition will give local riders plenty of inspiration. On air June 27, live on Sky Sport.”
“We are delighted Sky Sport will showcase the best motocross racers competing in the country which includes current New Zealand MX2 Nationals Champion, Maximus Purvis,” said MA CEO Peter Doyle.
“Through Sky Sport, we are sure New Zealand motocross fans will be thoroughly entertained at the fast and furious ProMX Championship as it explodes into action at Maitland, NSW.”
The Sky Sport Live television broadcast will see the epic battle in the Thor MX1 class resume between championship leader Regan Duffy, current Champion Todd Waters as well as Hayden Mellross and Luke Clout.
The coverage will also include the Pirelli MX2 class and Maxxis MX3 class with the ProMX TV team of host Riana Crehan, with expert commentary from Danny Ham and Lee Hogan.
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Australian MX Championships 2021:
Rnd 1 – Wonthaggi VIC April 11;
Rnd 2 – Canberra ACT, May 2;
Rnd 3 – Maitland NSW, June 27;
Rnd 4 – Gillman SA, July 11;
Rnd 5 – Wodonga Vic, July 25;
Rnd 6 – QMP Qld, August 8;
Rds 7 & 8 – Coolum QLD, August 14 & 15.