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FIGHT FOR SAFER ROADS BY JOINING THE "WE, THE RIDERS" MOVEMENT

Posted on August 13, 2018 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)





The FIM is proud to launch its global Road Safety campaign at the occasion of the Austrian round of 2018 FIM MotoGP World Championship at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg today.


With the support of Dorna, the Red Bull Ring circuit, ACEM, the European Commission and MotoGP stars Andrea Iannone (ITA), Jorge Lorenzo (ESP), Marc Márquez ...

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MATTHEW GREEN - SOUTH AFRICA'S RISING ENDURO TALENT

Posted on August 13, 2018 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)



South Africa's top hard enduro riders are about to take on the biggest event of the season. The double-header round of the National Enduro series will hit the South Coast's Umzumbe this weekend for two back-to-back days of racing.


Taking his place at the start line with the sport's leading talent is 16-year old Matthew Green. The PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING rider...

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FULL THROTTLE MONTH AHEAD FOR KTM

Posted on August 9, 2018 at 3:50 AM Comments comments (0)





The month of August will bring some of the most exciting events of the season for the Red Bull KTM squad.


In just over two weeks, star rider Camden Mc Lellan will attempt to realise his dream of becoming a world champion. The 14-year old has been marked as a favourite in the Junior World Championship taking place in Horsham, Australia.


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FMU NAMES FIM AFRICA MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)





The national motocross governing body announced a 23man squad to Zambia for the FIM Africa Motocross championship due on August 17 to 19 in Zambia with riders from the Blick and Katete racing teams missing.


Diana Karugaba, the team leader said the Blick and Kateete teams did not confirm their registration.


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ROBINSON TO LEAD MOTO-X TEAM IN ZAMBIA

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)


The Bogwheelers Club, who run the motorcycling sport of motocross in this country, have decided to break with tradition and have appointed one of their committee members, Owen Robinson, as the captain of Team Zimbabwe for this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships in Zambia.


This year’s African Championships will be held at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe from August 17 to 19 where Zimbabwe will field a strong team of 44 junior ...

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SOUTH COAST WELCOMES RIDERS TO ENDURO PARADISE

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)




The biggest event on the National Enduro calendar is about to unfold in KwaZulu-Natal’s Umzumbe. The double-header round of the series will be the first of its kind to hit the South Coast, which will host two blockbuster days of racing from 10-11 August.


South Africa’s household names are set to battle it out on an epic 28-kilometre route that...

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HUSQVARNA MARCHES ON THE CAPE

Posted on August 6, 2018 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)




What SA National Motocross Round 5 Preview

Where Zone 7, Cape Town

When Saturday 11 August 2018

Community South Africa National



Motocross team ready for reinstated Zone 7


Q4 Fuel Husqvarna Racing heads to Cape Town’s Zone 7 for the fifth round of the 2018 TRP Distri...

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HUSQVARANA'S ZULU DAWN

Posted on August 2, 2018 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)





What South African Enduro Championship Round 4 Preview

Where Uzumbe, Kwa-Zulu Natal

When Saturday 11 August 2018

Community South Africa National


Pepson team set to impress at Uzumbe


Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing is off to van Tichelin’s Farm in Umzumbe Kwa-Zulu Na...

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NATIONAL MOTOCROSS STORM HEADED FOR CAPE TOWN!

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)



JOHANNESBURG 2018 – It’s time to shake things up a bit as we head to Cape Town for Round 5 of the TRP Distributors SA MX National Championship on 11 August. With only three rounds left there are storms brewing in all the Championship classes and the Capetonian’s are in for a treat as the preverbial gloves are coming off as we count down to the final.


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BRADLEY COX STEPS OUT OF A LEGEND'S SHADOW

Posted on July 26, 2018 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)





Bradley Cox – the name on every National Cross Country fan's lips after an intense weekend of racing in Swaziland. The MOTUL Alfie Cox Racing athlete conquered a 320km route of uncharted forests and technical terrain to storm to the overall victory on Saturday.


In a tight field of South Africa's top racing talent, the win comes espcially s...

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YOUNG SOUTH AFRICAN MAKES HISTORY CLAIMING EUROPEAN MX TITLE

Posted on July 26, 2018 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)



This weekend marked a proud moment for the South African world of motorsport.


Camden Mc Lellan, a 13-year old motocross racer from Germiston, made history when he swept up the 2018 FIM European Championship.


He now becomes the first South African rider to have ever claimed a title in European Championship history.


With five consecu...

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SA'S ZANTE OTTO FOR TOYOTA 50 RACE DAY

Posted on July 26, 2018 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)

 




ZANTE Otto – one of South Africa’s top female Superbikes riders – will be the star attraction during this coming Saturday’s Toyota 50 Race Day at Donnybrook Raceway in Harare.


The “legendary” vehicle Toyota Hilux turns 50 this year and to mark its golden jubilee cel...

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TRP NATIONAL MX TERRA TOPIA PART 2 ON IGNITION DSTV 189

Posted on July 26, 2018 at 2:40 AM Comments comments (0)




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CAMDEN MC LELLAN #407 - EMX 85 CHAMPIONSHIP, 21-22 JULY 2018

Posted on July 24, 2018 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (2)




This past weekend was by far the ‘biggest’ race of my young career. Lining up on a GP track, on a GP weekend was absolutely amazing and an experience I will never forget.


The weekend didn’t start as well as I would have liked with rear brake issues ending my free practice session after only completing 3 laps, but I knew that ...

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SWAZI KING KENNY

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)




What South African Cross Country Moto Round 5 Report

Where Piggs Peak, Swaziland

When 20-21 July 2018

Community South Africa National


Husqvarna's Gilbert sets up title showdown



Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing returned home victorious from Swaziland’s fifth roun...

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ALFIE COX - BRADLEY'S FATHER

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)


The penultimate round of the National Cross Country Championship took place in Swaziland this weekend. The event saw South Africa’s top racing talent set off to conquer rolling hills and uncharted forests in an attempt to salvage every last championship point left.


In amongst the crowd of highly-entertained spectators was motorsport legend Alfie Cox, who wit...

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ZIMBABWE: BAKO, MANUEL DOMINATE AT DONNYBROOK

Posted on July 20, 2018 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)




There was no stopping for two of the country's top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako and Daiyaan Manuel during Round Four of the 2018 Bogwheelers Club's Club Championship series at Donnybrook in Harare on Sunday where they dominated the proceedings in the 65cc and 85cc classes.


Sunday's event was used by some of the country's top junior and senior ma...

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MAXIME HOPEFUL OF GOOD RESULTS IN AFRICA

Posted on July 20, 2018 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)


Maxime was addressing the media at the launch of the fifth round to be held on July 29 in Busiika. 


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COETZEE MAKES HIS COMEBACK!

Posted on July 20, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)


 

The curtains of the National Cross Country Championship are slowly drawing to a close. With two races left on the calendar, riders are looking to salvage every last championship point they can get.


The penultimate round of the season will kick off in Swaziland this weekend. Offroad legend Ross Branch is hot in the pursu...

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NANDA SWIEGERS IS BACK ON TRACK

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)





After her accident at the Motul Power Athlete photoshoot, the Naledi, Dragon Energy rider is back from a severe shoulder and back injury. She competed at this weekend’s National Motocross event at Terra Topia, where she raced her 450 KTM machine to a top 10 in the popular MX3 class against the over 30 men.


Her starts ...

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