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THE TOP MOTORSPORT WOMEN MEET IN FINLAND

Posted on June 7, 2019 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)




The FIM and FIA Women’s Commissions have united their forces to organise the first ever joint Conference for Women in Motorsport. The conference will be held in Vierumäki, Finland on 17 and 18 of August.


Participants will have the chance to hear from top level speakers from various continents and horizons such as Maria Herrera from...

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SOUTH AFRICA WELCOMES LANDMAN HOME

Posted on April 18, 2019 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)



This Saturday marks Kirsten Landman’s first race back on South African soil since the 2019 Merzouga Rally. In what was the most memorable moment of her career, Landman finished the Saharan stage race to qualify for the 2020 Dakar Rally.


“I can happily say after five stages and close to 1200km’s, I am officially (according to the ...

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WOMEN MOTORCYCLE RIDERS TWISTING THEIR THROTTLES PREPPING FOR WORLDWIDE "JUST RIDE" ACTION.

Posted on March 27, 2019 at 2:20 AM Comments comments (0)



  • International Female Ride Day© Saturday 4 May, 2019 rolls out rides, events, and women's weekend "Just Ride!" getaways for 13th globally synchronized edition.
  • Just Ride day features unity and underlines equality for women in motorcycling.
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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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NANDA SWIEGERS IS BACK ON TRACK

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)





After her accident at the Motul Power Athlete photoshoot, the Naledi, Dragon Energy rider is back from a severe shoulder and back injury. She competed at this weekend’s National Motocross event at Terra Topia, where she raced her 450 KTM machine to a top 10 in the popular MX3 class against the over 30 men.


Her starts ...

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CRUISE FOR COLOBUS-2018' RIDING FOR A CAUSE!

Posted on June 22, 2018 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)


After a successful pilot event in 2017 Wambui Ngunya - a Director of Colobus Conservation once again decided to organise and take part in Cruise for Colobus; a 550km motorcycle ride from Nairobi to Diani to raise funds for the conservation of Colobus monkeys. The event took place on Friday, 15 June 2018.


The main aim of the ride is to enabl...

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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'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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REPRESENTING WOMEN IN MOTORCYCLING 7TH IWG WORLD CONFERENCE ON WOMEN & SPORT, BOTSWANA

Posted on June 6, 2018 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)



The International Working Group (IWG) World Conference on Women and Sport is a milestone event, which, every four years, focuses global attention on specific goals and actions aimed at offering men and women equal opportunities in the sports arena.


The FIM Women in Motorcycling Commission and its continental counterpart, the FIM Africa Women’s Commission, participa...

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VAN ASWEGEN READY TO ANSWER KYALAMI'S CALL

Posted on May 25, 2018 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)




Nicole van Aswegen's prolific return to main circuit racing will see her in action at South Africa's biggest motor racing venue again. The Monroe Racing rider will be competing on the Triumph Daytona 675R at Round 4 of the Super-GP Champions Trophy to be held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. This event will coincide with 2018 Auto Trader South African Bike Festival which ...

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MONROE RACING LADIES DELIVERS AN EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE IN HARARE

Posted on May 23, 2018 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)




The Monroe Racing team again delivered an excellent performance during Round 3 of the 2018 Zimbabwean Superbike Championship held at the Sables Dragpro Zimbabwe circuit on Sunday, May 20.


Returning to the venue was Zoé Bosch who made vast improvements to her times since her previous visit to the circuit. Riding the Kawasaki ZX-6R she qualified ...

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7TH IWG WORLD CONFERENCE ON WOMEN AND SPORT

Posted on May 16, 2018 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)




After Helsinki (Finland) in 2014, where the Conference theme was “Lead the Change, Be the Change”, the city of Gaborone in Botswana will welcome the 7th International Working Group (IWG) World Conference on Women and Sport from 17 to 20 May 2018.


This year’s Conference will be exploring the theme: “Determine the future. Be Part of the C...

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SPEED QUEEN VAN ASWEGEN SUPERB DURING BULAWAYO DEBUT

Posted on April 18, 2018 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)




It has certainly been a long break away from competitive main circuit racing for the fastest lady rider in South Africa, but Nicole van Aswegen certainly showed the Bulawayo crowd that she didn’t lose her touch on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Hard work paid off with her celebrating a host of strong results against a quality field of riders.


Fo...

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WOMEN MOTORCYCLE RIDERS SET TO "JUST RIDE" FOR GLOBALLY SYNCHRONIZED ACTION ON 12TH INTERNATIONAL FEMALE RIDE DAY

Posted on April 6, 2018 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)





Saturday 5 May across all borders, cultures and on all forms of motorcycles thousands of women join together to “Just Ride!©" in universal action!


Toronto, Canada, 5 April, 2018 – The largest women’s motorcycling happening, International Female Ride Day© (IFRD) will see women riders take over the world’s r...

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SAVANNAH WOODWARD - RACE REPORT

Posted on March 23, 2018 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)




On the March 12, 2018 saw Savannah Woodward fly over international waters to Queretaro, Mexico where she was chosen by the race organizers to represent ITALIKA Racing to race as a representative of South Africa in the first ITALIKA Women’s World Cup.


The day after Woodward’s arrival, with little rest saw her travelling form...

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ALL EYES ON ZOE TO SHINE IN ZIM

Posted on March 1, 2018 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (0)




It has indeed been a busy few weeks for the Monroe Racing team to start their 2018 motorsport season. Sunday, March 4 will see Zoé Bosch taking the centre stage when she starts her campaign in the Zimbabwean National Superbike Championship at the Donnybrook Raceway just outside Harare.



This will be Bosch’s second visit to South Africa’s northern neig...

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SUPERB SUPER300 DEBUT SEES SAVANNAH ON THE PODIUM

Posted on February 28, 2018 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)





Zwartkops Raceway saw Monroe Racing’s Savannah Woodward walk away with a hard-fought for podium finish during the opening round of newly established Super300 class. This she claimed after the second race during Round 1 of the 2018 Super-GP Champions Trophy held on Saturday, February 24.


Friday’s practice sessions saw Woodward working hard on an ideal setup...

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NANDA CLOWES DEBUT MX3 RACE

Posted on February 23, 2018 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)



The first TRP National Motocross event took the Dragon Energy athlete and her RADmoto KTM machine to the sandy shore of Port Elizabeth to race the notorious Rover MX track.

She felt ready to be a rose among the thorns in her first debut race in the MX3 class, as she announced earlier that she would be stepping up her racing career and joining her male competitors in the MX3 class.


Practice...

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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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