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HUSQVARNA STARTS ON A HIGH

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)




What South African Motocross Championship Round 1 Report

Where Port Elizabeth

When Saturday 17 February 2018


Tennant wins two for Q4 Fuels MX team in PE


Cape Town rider Caleb Tennant put in a star performance as Q4 Fuel Husqvarna Racing enjoyed a solid start to the 2018 TRP Distributors South African National Motocross championsh...

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Q4 FUEL HUSQVARNA RACING TEAM ENTER MX NATIONAL SEASON SWINGING

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 2:10 AM Comments comments (0)




The Q4 Fuel HUSQVARNA RACING team have entered the 2018 National Motocross season swinging.


It was Caleb Tennant who stole the show from the moment he took the lead in the first heat of MX1. A head-to-head battle for victory unfolded in the second moto, which saw Tennant tie for points and end the day in an overall second place.


He started MX2 in a similar fashion when he ...

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ROOF OF AFRICA 2018 DATE SURVEY

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 1:50 AM Comments comments (0)



Further to my previous mail, we are delighted to announce that the survey which MSA undertook came out with an overwhelming majority for the December date as shown in the table below. Accordingly the 2018 Roof of Africa will be held from 6th - 8th. December. We would like to thank all those that took time to vote and for your patience and understanding while this was sorted out.


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PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING TEAM RALLIES UP FOR GLORY

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)


The PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING team is rallying up for the start of the 2018 season. The six man squad has been announced and is preparing to blaze a path of glory in the National Enduro and Cross Country series.


With the action set to kick off in just under a month, devastating news hit the Husqvarna camp last weekend when leading rider Brett Swanepoel suffered from a serious crash at ...

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RED BULL KTM SQUAD GET READY TO UNSETTLE THE DUST

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)





The wait is almost over, and South African riders are about to unsettle some dust as the 2018 motocross season begins. The Red Bull KTM Racing team have announced the rider line-up that will kick start the first race of the season in Port Elizabeth this Saturday, 17 February.


With a wealth of experience and knowledge, team manager Darrel Fitz-Gerald will once again lead the ...

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SOLID START IN NEW SERIES FOR MONROE RACING THANKS TO WOODWARD AND BOSCH

Posted on February 12, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)


The Monroe Racing team’s 2018 campaign got off to a victorious start with Savannah Woodward claiming the top step of the podium in the SAMRA 250 Ladies Cup. The race day that took place at the Zwartkops Raceway karting circuit in Pretoria on Saturday, February 10 also saw Zoé Bosch making her munch anticipated local debut for the team, which she celebrated with two well-ridden races in the same competiti...

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SUPERGP AND AFRICA BIKE WEEK CONTINUE THEIR PARTNERSHIP

Posted on February 12, 2018 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)




In 2017 the SuperGP Champions Trophy and Africa Bike Week™ joined forces for the first time. After the success of the inaugural event, GAS Sports and Africa Bike Week™ are pleased to announce that the partnership will continue in 2018.


This year Africa Bike Week™ will take place between 26 and 29 April with the Eastern Cape SuperGP, the third round of the 2018 ch...

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PORT ELIZABETH SET FOR THE NATIONAL MOTOCROSS SEASON OPENER!

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)




JOHANNESBURG 2018 - The off season for National Motocross always seems to take forever but as the new year kicks into gear and the competitors give glimpses of their new bikes and their new teams, the excitement quickly builds for the first National of the year.



Port Elizabeth’s Rover MX is by far one of favourite stops on the National MX calendar....

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CHAMPIONS ONE AND ALL

Posted on January 30, 2018 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (0)




What Day of the Champion Report

Where Zwartkops Raceway, Pretoria

When Sunday 28 January 2018



Classic motorcycles thrill Zwartkops fans


 

The Day of the Champion, Sunday’s second day of Zwartkops’ 17th Passion for Speed festival of historic racing weekend thrilled motorcycle fa...

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Here's To Our Heroes!

Posted on January 25, 2018 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (1)




The 17th Passion for Speed


Together with Mike Hailwood, Barry Sheene, Agostini… there was Mick Grant who won more Isle of man TT’s than Hailwood. We South Africans have lost count of how many times he has graced our shores. It started in 1973 with the SA TT at Roy Hesketh and then Kyalami on Grand Prix day in March 1976. In-between he has been a regular visitor to the S...

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ZWARTKOPS' BIKING BLAST FROM THE PAST

Posted on January 25, 2018 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)





What Day of the Champions Preview

Where Zwartkops Raceway, Pretoria

When Sunday 28 January 2018



SA vs UK classic superbikes, historic race machines ready to rock Pretoria



Sunday is set to be a red letter day for South African motorcycle fans when Zwartkops Raceway hosts the Day of the Champion &...

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BIKERS FROM ACROSS AFRICA PREPARE TO VISIT VOSLOORUS

Posted on January 22, 2018 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)




On January 28, bikers from across Africa will have a mass ride in the third national Ubuntu Run.


The breakfast run, held annually on the last Sunday of January, has become a well loved international event.


The first one in 2016 kicked off successfully with bikers from all across South Africa participating, alongside their counterparts from Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland an...

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Sunday 28 January 2018 South Africa vs Scotland Classic Superbikes at Zwartkops

Posted on January 22, 2018 at 2:20 AM Comments comments (0)




This is 14th Day of the Champion at Zwartkops.


Key features for the day is a full racing programme with the Bridgestone Challenge, Sub 10 SuperBikes and ThunderBikes, the Red Square Kawasaki ZX10R Masters and then more magnificent men…


And their iconic racing bikes of yesteryear and of course the focus of the day will be the international ten rid...

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SOUTH AFRICANS STAR AT DAKAR

Posted on January 22, 2018 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)




What Dakar Final Wrap

Where Peru - Bolivia - Argentina

When 6-20 January 2018


Sainz, Walkner win as all 7 SA men finish



Spain’s Carlos Sainz took his second Dakar win and Peugeot’s swansong third win in a row, while Austrian Matthias Walkner won KTM’s 17th successive motorcycle race as the ...

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VARIED MOTORCYCLE RACING ACTION TO ENTERTAIN TWO-WHEELER FANS AT ZWARTKOPS

Posted on January 22, 2018 at 1:40 AM Comments comments (0)





Historic and modern-day motorcycle racing spectacle will await two-wheeler fans at Zwartkops this Sunday.


The circuit will host the 14th Day of the Champions event, as part of its annual international Passion for Speed historic racing extravaganza.


Topping Sunday's events will be two races for International Classic TT Superbikes.


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LIQUI MOLY PARTNERS WITH HUSQVARNA

Posted on January 15, 2018 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)





What Husqvarna Liqui Moly Announcement

Where Johannesburg

When Friday 12 January 2018


Liqui Moly Lubricants & Husqvarna Motorcycles SA on track with multi-year deal


Husqvarna Motorcycles South Africa has confirmed a new multi-year partnership with Liqui Moly. Specialist lubricants supplier Liqui Moly becomes Husq...

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WADE YOUNG WINS THE 2017 MOTUL ROOF OF AFRICA

Posted on November 21, 2017 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)





Having previously won the Mother of Hard Enduro in 2012 at the tender age of 16, and again in 2014, Wade Young (Sherco Liqui Moly Racing) came back with purpose and conquered the mountains of Lesotho by winning the 50th edition of the Motul Roof of Africa on Saturday 18 November.


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HUSQVARNA'S STING IN THE TAIL

Posted on November 21, 2017 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)


What Roof of Africa Report

Where Lesotho

When 15-18 November 2017

Team ends season in style at Roof of Africa




Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing finished its season in fine style on the Motul 50th Roof of Africa — the so-called mother of hard enduros in Lesotho’s Maluti Mountains over the weekend.


Headed by defen...

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SANDRA GOMEZ MAKES HISTORY AT 50TH EDITION OF ROOF OF AFRICA

Posted on November 21, 2017 at 1:50 AM Comments comments (0)




Husqvarna has a reason to celebrate after the 2017 MOTUL Roof of Africa. The 'Mother of Hard Enduro' came to a close in Lesotho on Saturday, and saw Sandra Gomez become the second woman to finish the Gold Class of the prestigious event in its 50-year history.


The Spanish lass added a fresh international flavour to the PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING team. It was only her second tim...

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