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SOUTH AFRICA OUTSMART ZIM

Posted on September 4, 2019 at 7:05 AM Comments comments (0)



South Africa, for the umpteenth time, successfully defended the FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships title after their riders swept the board in most of the classes at Donnybrook Park in Harare at the weekend.


This year’s African Championships attracted a record entry of more than 200 junior and senior male and female riders from sev...

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2019 FIM AFRICA MOTOCROSS OF AFRICAN NATIONS (MXOAN)

Posted on August 14, 2019 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)



FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations heads to Donnybrook Park in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 30 August to 1 September 2019. Having hosted the event twice in 2011 and 2015; and the home of the African Continents favourite year-end MX event, T...

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BAKO BLOWS HOT AT SMOKING PISTONS

Posted on July 22, 2019 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)



ONE of Zimbabwe’s top junior motocross riders, Emmanuel Bako, tightened his grip at the top of the 2019 Gauteng Regional Championship’s 85cc (Junior) Class Standings.


He powered his way to victory during round four of the six-round series at Smoking Pistons in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Saturday.


The 13-year-old rider...

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ASHWELL TO LEAD ZIM MOTO-X TEAM

Posted on July 16, 2019 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)



FORMER Zimbabwe senior champion rider Jayden Ashwell will lead a strong 56-member Zimbabwe team at this this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships which will be held at Donnybrook in Harare on August 31 and September 1.


The FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations is an annual event which usually attracts all the top riders from sev...

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BAKO STEALS THE SHOW IN SA

Posted on March 15, 2019 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (0)



ZIMBABWE’S junior motocross champion Emmanuel Bako announced his arrival at his new French racing team — EHR Racing France — by sweeping to victory in the 85cc (Junior) Class during the second round of the 2019 Gauteng Regional Championship Series at Smoking Pistons in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sunday.


Bako, a 12-year-old Grade S...

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SUMMER SERIES ZIMBABWE 2018

Posted on December 16, 2018 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)



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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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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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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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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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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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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BAKO SOARS HIGH IN SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)




One of Zimbabwe’s top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako shot to the top of the 65cc Class Standings of the 2018 South African National Championship series after producing another solid performance during Round Four of this tough seven-round motorcycling competition at Terra Topia in Johannesburg on Saturday.


Bako (12), a Grade Six pupil a...

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BAKO, THIXTON FOR SA MOTO-X

Posted on June 28, 2018 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)


ACE Zimbabwean junior motocross rider Emmanuel Bako will have his hands full when he returns to South Africa next week to compete in Round Four of that country’s tough seven-round National Championship series.


Round Four of the 2018 South African National Motocross Championship series is scheduled for July 7 at Terra Topia in Johannesburg and it will be held simultaneously with the fourth round of this year’s Northern Regions Championship series (NRMX...

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TOP JUNIOR MOTOCROSS RIDERS COMMITTED TO TEAM ZIM

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)



THREE of the country’s top junior motocross riders, cousins Emmanuel and Munyaradzi Bako; and Tanya Muzinda have committed themselves to represent Zimbabwe at this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe, Zambia, in August.


The Bogwheelers Club, who run the motorcycling sport of ...

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BIG MOTO-X TEAM FOR ZAMBIA

Posted on June 19, 2018 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)




ZIMBABWE are looking at sending a big team of 50 of the country’s top junior and senior male and female riders to this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships which are scheduled to be held at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe, Zambia, in August.


This year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Ch...

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MEET TANYA MUZINDA - ZIMBABWE'S YOUNGEST MOTOCROSS CHAMP

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)




Some kids worry about their video games and school, others kick butts and break boundaries


What were you up to when you were 12 years old? I was finishing my last year of elementary school and life revolved around my Gameboy, Pokemon—back when there were only 150 of them—and my Pikachu Tamagotchi. Changing the world wasn’t exactly ...

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ZIMBABWE: BAKO SPARKLES AT TERRA TOPIA

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)


All is looking good for Zimbabwe's junior motocross sensation Emmanuel Bako who continued with his fine form in the South African circuit this year by scoring a double during round three of the 2018 Northern Regions Championship series at Terra Topia just outside Johannesburg where he won the 65cc and 85cc classes on Saturday.


Coming up against some of South Africa's top junior motocross riders at this one-day regional championship race meeting, Bako (12) once ag...

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ZIMBABWE'S FEMALE MOTOCROSS CHAMPION IS BREAKING GENDER BARRIERS AT JUST 12 YEARS OLD

Posted on June 11, 2018 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)




Most people at the young age of six were eager to learn how to ride that new bike their parents bought for them.


But Tanya Muzinda was already handling a motorbike on her own and had begun tackling a male-dominated sport: motocross.


At just 12, she is already an accomplished motocross rider and the first ever female motocross champion...

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ZIMBABWE: BAKO, MANUEL SHINE AT DONNYBROOK

Posted on June 7, 2018 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 



By Collin Matiza


There was no stopping two of the country's top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako and Daiyaan Manuel during round two of the 2018 Bogwheelers Club National Championship series at Donnybrook Raceway in Harare on Sunday where they stole the show in the 65cc and 85cc Class respe...

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