PREVIEW : ‘PILGRIMS REST NATIONAL ENDURO’ (Round 4 of the 2013 Liquorland SA National Enduro Motorcycle Championship) 27 July – Pilgrims Rest (Mpumalanga) NEW ‘PILGRIMS REST NATIONAL ENDURO’ WILL LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD The fourth round of the Liquorland National Enduro Motorcycle Championship, the ‘Pilgrims Rest National Enduro’ that takes place on 27 July in […]
5th Round of the 2013 SA National Off-road Motorcycle & Quad Championship 20 July (Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal) SHUFFLING IN THE STANDINGS CAN CONTINUE AT VRYHEID’S BELL 400 The shuffling in the standings of the 2013 SA National Off-road Motorcycle and Quad Championships after the recent desert race in Botswana will most probably continue at the BELL […]
Back-to-back wins for Van der Westhuizen in MSA national MX In by far his best performance of the year, 14-year-old Dirco van der Westhuizen scored back-to-back wins in the High School class of the third round of the Motorsport South Africa-sanctioned national motocross championship at Syringa Park in Gauteng on Saturday.
Buchanan, MI – Red Bull KTM Factory 250 Motocross rider Ken Roczen took his second overall victory of the season as he went 2-1 on the day at one of the most popular motocross tracks on the circuit, Red Bud. His teammate, Musquin, finished fourth overall with 3-4 moto results at the seventh round of […]
KTM factory rider Jonny Walker went out hard and strong on the final day of the Red Bull Romaniacs in Romania’s Carpathian Mountains but the last stage of this 4-day long Hard Enduro was a tale of two halves for the UK rider.
As you can imagine, after crashing out of the 2013 Dakar when it had taken 25 plus years to get here, I was extremely disappointed to say the least! But what hit me harder and totally over whelmed me, was all the support and “gutted for you” messages that came pouring in via Facebook, Twitter, Emails and […]
This year’s most exciting South African motorsport, thus far. That is how enthusiasts will remember Saturday’s rounds nine and ten of the 2013 South African Motorcycle racing championships at the East London Grand Prix circuit.
Two races in two consecutive days and two different winners – that is what happened in the Ladies Quad Class Challenge at the recent ‘Mantshwabisi’ desert race in Botswana when the national series visited this country on 20 and 21 June for the third and fourth rounds of the 2013 season.
South African Superbike Championship Round 5 Result East London Grand Prix Circuit, 29 June 2013 LEESON WINS FOR BMW IN EAST LONDON SUPERBIKES A fighting second place in race one behind Clinton Seller and a second win of the season for the new BMW HP4 ahead of championship leader Seller in race two, plus a […]
REVIEW : ‘THE MANTSHWABISI’ DAY 1 Round 3 of the 2013 SA National Off-road Motorcycle & Quad Championship 21 June (Botswana) PIENAAR (BIKES) AND BARAGWANATH (QUADS) WON FOR THE FIRST TIME IN BOTSWANA Thursday, 20 June – There were first victories for Nicholas Pienaar (C3 Roost ECS KTM) and Brian Baragwanath (BB Motorsport Lonestar […]
REVIEW : ‘RYSMIERBULT JUNIOR NATIONAL’ 2nd Round of the 2013 Junior National Off-road Championship 25 May 2013 : Ventersdorp / Carltonville area (North West) ONLY SECONDS BETWEEN OFF-ROAD COMPETITORS AT ‘RYSMIERBULT JUNIOR NATIONAL’ The competition between young off-road competitors at the ‘Rysmierbult Junior National’, the second round of the 2013 Junior National Championship held on […]
Hard-earned second and two third places in the day’s three races saw 14-year-old Pietermaritzburg schoolboy Dirco van der Westhuizen retain his overall third place in the High School class of the 2013 WOMZA national motocross championships at Port Elizabeth’s Rover Raceway last weekend.
Altus de Wet (Husqvarna Racing) became the third winner in the 2013 Liquorland National Enduro Motorcycle Championship when he won a wet, slippery and cold ‘KEI National Enduro’, the third round of the championship that took place on Saturday (11 May) at the Spring Valley Farms outside East London in the Eastern Cape. De Wet […]
EXPERIENCE VS EXUBERANCE – WHICH WILL PREVAIL AT ‘KEI NATIONAL ENDURO’? Experience versus exuberance – which will prevail at the upcoming ‘KEI National Enduro’, the third round of the 2013 Liquorland National Enduro Championship that takes place on Saturday (11 May) at Spring Valley outside East London in the Eastern Cape? Seventeen year old Wade […]
Excitement, drama and spectacular racing typified rounds seven and eight of this year’s South African Motorcycle Racing championships at the Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday (May 4). In the process a new model derivative scored its first South African motorsport victory, and the Superbike title chase was left wide open.
In preparation for the high speed race at Monza, the BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team factory rider worked with his BMW S 1000 RR in the wind tunnel at Munich. Munich, 30th April 2013. Straight after the race weekend at Dutch track, Assen, BMW Motorrad factory rider Chaz Davies (GBR) flew directly to Munich (GER). […]
FIRST NATIONAL BIKE VICTORY FOR GILBERT – BARAGWANATH WON QUADS AT ROUND TWO Exciting and nail biting racing action at the Rock Blend Offroad saw Kenny Gilbert (Proudly Bidvest Yamaha) clinching his first national victory when he won the motorcycle category of the 180 kilometre race that formed the second round of the SA National […]
TOP SA BIKE RACERS TO FACE UNIQUE ZWARTKOP CHALLENGES The country’s top two-wheeler speed merchants will converge at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria next Saturday (May 4) for rounds seven and eight of this year’s South African Motorcycle Racing championships.
FRENCH FFSA GT CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 THE BUGATTI (April 27 & 28) – ROUND 1 ENZO GUIBBERT IN THE STARTING-BLOCKS! The French FFSA GT Championship is the most hotly-contested challenge of the GT Tour and it attracts the best drivers and Grand Touring cars. Among them Enzo Guibbert, the “Volant Euroformula” 2012, who intends to stir […]
“ROCK BLEND OFFROAD” WILL TEST NATIONAL BIKE AND QUAD COMPETITORS It is time for national off-road motorcycle and quad competitors to tackle the second round of the 2013 championship on Saturday, 27 April and the ‘Rock Blend Offroad’ promises to test their riding abilities as well as their fitness. The 180 kilometre race will take […]