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THE TRP DISTRIBUTORS SA MX NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FINALS THIS WEEKEND.

Posted on October 17, 2018 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)



Krugersdorp - This Saturday 20 October sees the final event in the TRP Distributors SA MX National Championships take place at Dirt Bronco, Linley Rd (Viscount Rd) Randfontein in Kurgersdorp.


While there are many divisions competing during what is bound to be an exciting day of riding, amongst them High School, Ladies, Pro Mini and Senior Support divisions, as w...

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JOBURG PREPARES FOR MOTOCROSS FINAL SHOWDOWN!

Posted on October 11, 2018 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)


JOHANNESBURG 2018 – Round 7 of the TRP Distributors SA MX National Championship is the final national MX showdown for 2018. The championship series wraps up in Joburg at the hard pack Dirt Bronco on 20 October. With all the championships still on the line, we are guaranteed to see the best racing of the season as competitors battle for this last chance for points.


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BOUVERIE IS BACK!

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (0)



Brother Leader Tread KTM crossed the final finish line of the National Enduro Championship this weekend. GXCC Racing played host to the exciting double-header season finale where riders got to encounter some of the most technical trails that Gauteng has to offer.


With Dwayne Kleynhans sidelined due to injury and Kirsten Landman pulling out of the event because of a ...

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RISING HUSQVARNA STARS FINISH ENDURO SEASON ON THE PODIUM

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)



The curtains of the National Enduro Championship officially drew to a close in Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, this weekend.


For PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING, the double-header season finale proved to be the most nail-biting events of the season when the E1 Championship was decided by less than a minute.


Husqvarna’s 2018 recruit William Oosth...

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AN ENDURO EPIC

Posted on October 8, 2018 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)


What South African Enduro Championship Round 6 & 7 Report

Where Mpumalanga

When 6 - 7 October 2018

Community South Africa National


Husqvarna's Oosthuizen in titanic title tussle


Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing rider William Oosthuizen was one of the stars of an epic E1 class 2018...

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HUSQVARNA ON THE CUSP OF NATIONAL ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP

Posted on October 5, 2018 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)



Husqvarna South Africa is about to wrap up one of the tightest National seasons of racing the brand has ever experienced.


This weekend PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING will attempt to claim the E1 Championship at the double-header National Enduro season finale in Gauteng.


Hosting the event is three-time National Enduro Champion Louwrens Mahoney, wh...

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MAHONEY SET TO HOST EPIC ENDURO SHOW

Posted on October 4, 2018 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)


South Africa’s top racing talent will wrap up the National Enduro Championship at the double-header season finale in Gauteng this weekend.


In an attempt to map out the most exciting route the province has to offer, motorsport legend Louwrens Mahoney raised his hand to host the premier event through his Gauteng racing series, GXCC.


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EXTREME ENDURO #FINAL - 3 NOVEMBER 2018

Posted on October 4, 2018 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)


ENDURO CRUNCH TIME

Posted on October 1, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)




What South African Enduro Championship Round 6 & 7 Preview

Where Mpumalanga

When 6 - 7 October 2018

Community South Africa National


Husqvarna strong heading to Mpumalanga


Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing with Liqui Moly and Metzerler riders, William Oosthuizen and Matthew Gr...

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NEW CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT PHAKISA

Posted on September 26, 2018 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)



Blaze Baker (King Price Extreme/BikeFin Yamaha R6) went to Phakisa Freeway for the final round of the 2018 SuperGP Champions Trophy on Saturday, 22 September with a slender five-point lead over his closest rival, Adolf Boshoff (Uncle Andy Racing Suzuki GSXR600). Two races and two wins later the KwaZulu-Natal rider claimed his first Super600 championship. In the Super300 standings, Kew...

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BITTER-SWEET SEASON FINALE FOR HUSQVARNA

Posted on September 20, 2018 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)



It was a bitter-sweet end to the National Cross Country Championship for PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING.


As one of the top racing teams on the national circuit, two championships were on the line as star riders Kenny Gilbert and Taki Bogiages put up one last fight on Saturday for the OR1 and OR2 title respectively.


Despite an impressive win from ...

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HISTORIC WHITEWASH CROSS COUNTRY WINS FOR KTM

Posted on September 20, 2018 at 2:40 AM Comments comments (0)





The National Cross Country season finale unfolded in Carletonville this weekend and proved to be a ground-breaking occasion for KTM South Africa.The orange brand made history by winning every National title possible and the 2018 Manufacturers Award.



Taking centre stage was Brother Leader Tread KTM’s Ross Branch, who claimed the...

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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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