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SOUTH AFRICA'S MOTOCROSS STAR BACK TO USUAL WINNING WAYS

Posted on August 16, 2018 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)





The fifth round of the National Motocross Championship took riders to the Western Cape’s Zone 7 track on Saturday. With deep ruts, thick sand and hard-pack in store, fans were treated to one of the most exciting events of the season.


Making a special appearance was Red Bull KTM’s Camden Mc Lellan, who has been based in Germany for ...

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FACING THE TEST OF GRIT AND GUTS IN UMZUMBE

Posted on August 16, 2018 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)



The South Coast’s technical terrain and tight forest trails were always going to be a challenge - but when heavier rainfall than expected was added to the mix, riders were suddenly in for an extreme weekend of racing…


The double-header round of the National Enduro series took place in Umzumbe from 10-11 August. An exciting 28 km route was in store, of w...

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WETTEST AND WILDEST EVENT ON THE NATIONAL ENDURO CALENDAR

Posted on August 16, 2018 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)



It was a stand-out weekend of racing on the South Coast for the PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING team. While the double-header round of the National Enduro series brought an opportunity to cash in valuable championship points, it also presented some of the toughest conditions that riders have faced this season.


After extremely heavy rainfall high up in the Orib...

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HUSQVARNA TAPS INTO NEW GEARS AT ZONE 7

Posted on August 16, 2018 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)





As the gates dropped for the fifth round of the National Motocross Championship, all eyes were on the Q4 Fuel Husqvarna Racing team.


With the championship lead in both MX1 and MX2, a decision was made to put the team onto Husqvarna’s 2019 model range for this event.


“We’ve been waiting all year for these to...

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BAKO DOUBTFUL FOR AFRICAN MOTO-X CHAMPS

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Collin Matiza Sports Editor


ONE of the country’s top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako is a major doubt for this coming weekend’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships in Kitwe, Zambia, after he suffered a back injury during the fifth round of the 2018 South African National Championship series in Cape Town on Saturday.


According to Bako’s father and manager, Brighton, the 12-year-old rider crashed an...

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WE ARE READY FOR THE FIM AFRICA MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP, SAYS MAXIME

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)



By Johnson Were


Sports minister, Charles Bakabulindi flagged off the team to Zambia on Tuesday.


National Motocross team captain Maxime Van Pee has said that his team is ready for any challenge in Zambia and he will battle for a podium finish.


Maxime disclosed this on Tuesday at the National Council of Spor...

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ZIMBABWE: TANYA PREPARES FOR UK, USA TOUR

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)





By Collin Matiza


The country's top female motocross rider Tanya Muzinda has received a timely morale booster ahead of her proposed tour of Europe and the United States later this year when a local fitness centre extended her sponsorship by another year.


Muzinda (13) is first expected to compete in the UK Girls National...

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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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