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HUSQVARNA'S STAR SEASON

Posted on September 17, 2018 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)




What South African Cross Country Moto Round 7 Report

Where Carletonville, West Rand

When Saturday 15 September 2018

Community South Africa National


A trio of Cross Country Moto seconds


Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing came home from the South African national Cross Country Motorcyc...

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BRANCH ON THE CUSP OF HISTORIC HAT TRICK

Posted on September 14, 2018 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)



“This has been one of the tightest seasons I’ve had since I started racing! It’s really good for the sport and spectators when it comes down to the wire like this…” – Ross Branch


The final race of the National Cross Country Championship is about to unfold in a new and exciting format. The prestigious event is doubling up with G...

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GILBERT GEARS UP FOR THE FINAL CROSS COUNTRY FIGHT

Posted on September 14, 2018 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)



After a nail-biting season of racing, the 2018 National Cross Country Champion is about to be crowned in Carletonville.


South Africa’s top racing talent will line up elbow-to-elbow on Saturday for a mass start according to championship standings. The new format will exasperate the already heated atmosphere as Kenny Gilbert prepares to put up one last fight f...

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NUMEROUS OPPORTUNITIES TO SEE THE 2018 FIM AFRICA MOTOCROSS OF AFRICAN NATIONS ON DSTV CHANNEL 189

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Motocross fans will have numerous opportunities to see the highlights from the FIM AFRICA MXOAN Continental Championship on Ignition TV. Listed below is the broadcast schedule for ease of reference.

Date Start Time Programme Title


  • 20180915 7:00 FIM – Africa MXOAN
  • 20180915 17:00 FIM – Africa MX...
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NO JOY FOR ZIM MOTO-X RIDERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Two of Zimbabwe’s top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako and Regan Wasmuth all but waved goodbye to their title chases in the 65cc and 125cc High School classes in South Africa.


They failed to get the first step on the podium during the penultimate round of the 2018 South African National Championship series in Welkom on Saturday.


Bako (12) and Wasmuth (17) went into Saturday’s sixth round of the seven-round South African ...

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PRO MINI STARS MAKE RED BULL KTM PROUD

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)



It was a proud moment for Red Bull KTM as rising talents Jonathan Mlimi and Nate Mc Lellan pulled into the pits after an exciting penultimate round of the National Motocross Championship on Saturday.


The Welkom event proved to be a memorable one for the Pro Mini teammates with yet another victory from Mlimi and third spot overall from Mc Lellan.


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WADE YOUNG WINS RED BULL 111 MEGAWATT 2018: WESS ROUND 5 RESULTS

Posted on September 11, 2018 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)



Securing his second consecutive WESS race win, Sherco mounted Wade Young claimed a memorable victory over Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Taddy Blazusiak (POL) and Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Billy Bolt (GB) in third.


In what was a dramatic turn of events, series leader Jonny Walker (KTM – GB) ...

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HUSQVARNA RETAINS RED PLATES AFTER A TOUGH WEEKEND OF RACING

Posted on September 11, 2018 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (0)


It was a painfully tense atmosphere in Welkom on Saturday as South Africa’s top racing talent arrived at Phakisa for the penultimate round of the National Motocross Championship.


With the immense pressure of two red plates to defend, and a heavy target on his back at this crucial point in the series - it couldn't have been easy for star rider Caleb Tennant to take his pla...

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CALEB TIGHTENS GRIP

Posted on September 11, 2018 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)




What SA National Motocross Round 7 Report

Where Phakisa Raceway, Welkom - Free State

When Saturday 8 September 2018

Community South Africa National



Husqvarna's Tennant in charge after Welkom



Q4 Fuels Husqvarna Racing came home from the penultimate sixth r...

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CHALLENGING PHAKISA SETS THE STAGE FOR THE FINAL ROUND!

Posted on September 11, 2018 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)


It was so nice to arrive at a new venue despite it being chilly weather, to see an awesome effort having being put in by the organising club Phakisa MX to upgrade what was clearly a very good club/regional track into one that is after the week ends racing now a top class National venue. A lot of the riders initially felt that it might be a bit too rough but it was great to see a real motocross track again and one that would not just turn into a one line affair with no opportunitie...

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MOTORSPORT SOUTH AFRICA AIMS TO GROW MOTORCYCLE RACING BY HOSTING DEVELOPMENT RIDER ACADEMIES

Posted on September 10, 2018 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)




Today’s motorcyclists are doctors, lawyers, accountants, even politicians. It is a lifestyle that has been embraced across the colour spectrum since the 1940s. Motorsport South Africa (MSA) wants to tap into the rise and rise of black riders to attract more participants to the multitude of motorcycle racing categories across South Africa, especially black wome...

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RED BULL KTM LOOKS TO FINISH MX SEASON STRONG

Posted on September 7, 2018 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)



Just like that, the penultimate round of the National Motocross Series has arrived. The nail-biting race for championship titles has come right down to the wire with both the MX1 and MX2 title still open to a highly-competitive group of riders.


Red Bull KTM has tasted both victory and disappointment this year, but with only two races left on the calendar is about to...

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HUSQVARNA CHASING THE GOLD

Posted on September 7, 2018 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)



What South African Cross Country Moto Round 7 Preview

Where Carletonville, West Rand

When 14-15 September 2018

Community South Africa National


Carletonville an appropriate Cross Country finale


Carletonville out beyond Westonaria to the west of Johannesburg is among the richest gold-producing zone...

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PENULTIMATE MX NATIONAL PUTS THE PRESSURE ON!

Posted on September 7, 2018 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)



“There’s very little to be said at this stage... we have laid down a solid foundation, but now we need to get the job done…” – Husqvarna South Africa Brand Manager, Fred Fensham


What is arguably the most crucial race on the National Motocross calendar is about to unfold for Q4 FUEL HUSQVARNA RACING. The penultimate round of the iconic s...

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MOTORCYCLE RIDER LYNDON POSKITT TRAVELS THE WORLD - CELEBRITY NAVIGATOR AT HARRISMITH 400

Posted on September 3, 2018 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)




When the British motorcycle rider, Lyndon Poskitt (39) gets into the navigator seat of the Red-Lined Motorsport Nissan Navara at the upcoming Harrismith 400, the fifth and penultimate round of the South African Cross Country Series that takes place on 14 and 15 September, he would have been riding his motorcycle for 1 155 days, crossed 88 borders and done 181 0...

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RACE REPORT - CAMDEN MC LELLAN #422

Posted on August 31, 2018 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)




FIM Junior Motocross World Championship 25-26 August 2018, Horsham, Australia


The FIM Junior Motocross World Championship event is recognised as one of the most important on the international motocross calendar, with the 125cc and 85cc categories featuring official world championship status and the 65cc category rankin...

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NATIONAL MOTOCROSS RETURNS TO WELKOM!

Posted on August 28, 2018 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)




JOHANNESBURG 2018 – Amidst excitement and massive anticipation, Round 6 of the TRP Distributors SA MX National Championship returns to Phakisa MX in Welkom on 8 September after a long absence. The track which is located next to the main circuit is set to offer some exciting racing with its loamy soil and large jumps.


The question on everyone...

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WHITE CLAIMS SUPERGP TITLE AT ALDO SCRIBANTE

Posted on August 27, 2018 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)




Michael White (Consortium Shipping Yamaha R1) claimed his first national title when he wrapped up the 2018 SuperGP Champions Trophy by winning both heats at the fifth round of the series, held at the Aldo Scribante circuit in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, 25 August after defending champion Clint Seller (King Price Extreme / Bikefin Yamaha R1) crashed out of the openin...

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FIM JUNIOR MOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 - TEAM SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on August 24, 2018 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)



South Africa’s Official team consists of Cayle Dormehl and Camden Mc Lellan. The event, that takes place on the 25-26 of August, will bring together riders from 21 different countries who not only race for their flag but also for themselves.


The FIM Junior Motocross World Championship event is recognised as one of the most important on the inte...

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LET'S GET OUR KIRSTEN TO DAKAR 2020 AND SUPPORT HER TO THE FINISH!

Posted on August 24, 2018 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)



KL 117 Fans! Let’s dig deep and get Kirsten to Dakar. We did it with Joey, now we got to do it with Kirsten! And here’s why………


No woman from this continent has ever finished Dakar. Our very own Kirsten Landman has al...

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