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PERFECT FAREWELL FOR HUSKY HERO JAMES SCOTT

Posted by Credit: Words and photo by Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com on 4th May 2016

PERFECT FAREWELL FOR HUSKY HERO JAMES SCOTT
APRIL 26, 2016: It was the perfect farewell for Kiwi hero James Scott when, on the eve of his first big international campaign, he celebrated winning his first national motocross title. A winner at multiple major events in New Zealand over the past few years, his victory has been long overdue and it was perhaps appropriate that he should win on Anzac Weekend, just days before he is about to head overseas to fight in the motocross trenches of Europe.The 14-year-old from Oparau, near Kawhia,
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HARWOOD KEEPS COOL TO CLINCH NATIONAL TITLE

Posted by Credit: Words and photo by Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com on 4th May 2016

HARWOOD KEEPS COOL TO CLINCH NATIONAL TITLE
MARCH 21, 2016: The national title was his to lose and the only real pressure on South Islander Hamish Harwood at the weekend was what he would apply to himself.The Waitakere-based rider from Takaka (CML KTM 250F) had been in scintillating form through the first three of four rounds of this season's New Zealand Motocross Championships and had built a solid 13-point advantage for himself before arriving at Taupo for the final round on Sunday.He knew that a cool and calm approach would earn him hi
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"CYCLONE COURTNEY" WREAKS HAVOC IN QATAR

Posted by By Workshop Graphics - Words and photo by Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com on 14th Mar 2016

"CYCLONE COURTNEY" WREAKS HAVOC IN QATAR
FEBRUARY 29, 2016: It seems everyone was braced for "Cyclone Courtney" at the weekend, except her victims.Everyone in New Zealand knew she was coming, but the shock was still profound when Otago's Courtney Duncan cut a swathe through her opposition at the opening round of the Women's Motocross World Championships in Qatar on Sunday morning (NZ time).The mostly-unheralded 20-year-old Duncan (Altherm JCR Yamaha YZ250F) battled nerves as she qualified fourth fastest in Qatar, but then she wreaked h
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YAMAHA'S STRANGLEHOLD ON NATIONALS

Posted by By Workshop Graphics - Words and photo by Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com on 14th Mar 2016

YAMAHA'S STRANGLEHOLD ON NATIONALS
MARCH 1, 2016: The grip continues to tighten as the high-profile Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team heads into the second half of its New Zealand Motocross Championships campaign.Australian import Dean Ferris was again in command at the second round of four in the series near Palmerston North on Sunday.The new venue at Himatangi became progressively rougher as the day wore on, the sand-based track offering no let-up as it wore down both man and machines, but Ferris seemed to thrive in it and posted
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LAMONT WINS THREE RACES FROM THREE STARTS

Posted by By Workshop Graphics - Words and photo by Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com on 14th Mar 2016

LAMONT WINS THREE RACES FROM THREE STARTS
Racing at the third round of four in the 2016 New Zealand Motocross Championships at Horohoro, just outside Rotorua, the Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team rider was simply untouchable, racing his way to a hat-trick of wins in the hotly-contested MX2 (250cc) class. If he had not crashed and knocked his head at the previous round in the Manawatu a fortnight earlier, forcing him to the sidelines and rendering him unable to score in two of that day's three races, Lamont could well be considered th
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