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Duncan extends her lead in the Women's Motocross World Championship

Posted by Words: Altherm JCR Yamaha. Photo credit: MXGP on 19th Jun 2018

Duncan extends her lead in the Women's Motocross World Championship
Kiwi rider Altherm JCR Yamaha's Courtney Duncan has extended her lead in the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship this weekend at Italy's Ottobiano circuit and now holds a dominant 21-point advantage over her nearest rival.The racing in this fourth round spanned across Saturday and Sunday with technical, sandy, and hot conditions, which saw temperatures reach up to 30degC.The spectator hill alongside the circuit was full of passionate, cheering fans both days adding to the drama of the inten
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Cairns breaks through for historic victory

Posted by Credit: Words and photo by Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com​ on 13th Jun 2018

Cairns breaks through for historic victory
Thames rider Natasha Cairns (KTM 150XC-W), a female making history as the leading rider in the A Grade (intermediate) this year, as well as claiming the Top Trail Rider trophy winner in the separate women's class. It was a groundbreaking performance from Thames rider Natasha Cairns in the enduro nationals this season.From the second of five rounds in the Alpinestars-sponsored 2018 New Zealand Enduro Championships, the 32-year-old has turned heads as she led the way in the A Grade competitio
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Mount Maunganui's Cody Cooper in form at US motocross Nationals

Posted by Cody Cooper has made a great start in the US. Photo / File Bay of Plenty Times on 8th Jun 2018

Mount Maunganui's Cody Cooper in form at US motocross Nationals
Mount Maunganui's Cody Cooper has produced a top-10 performance early in his US Nationals motocross campaign.The former New Zealand champ finished 10th overall in Saturday's second round of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship raced at Glen Helen Raceway near San Bernardino, California.Cooper qualified 15th quickest in a 52-strong field for the premier MX450 class on his Honda and in both races, he advanced through the pack after bad starts.From 25th at the first corner of the opening mo
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Double Race wins for Duncan in Germany

Posted by Catherine Pattison - Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Media on 7th Jun 2018

Double Race wins for Duncan in Germany
Flying Kiwi Courtney Duncan has continued to dominate the FIM Women’s Motocross Championship (WMX), confidently notching up her second consecutive set of double race wins on the world stage this weekend and considerably extending her lead in the series.After racing at the MXGP of Germany, on the hills of Teutschenthal, in what was the half-way point of the six-round championship, Altherm JCR Yamaha’s Duncan now leads her nearest competitor Germany’s Larissa Papenmeier by an impressive 15-points.
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GROOMBRIDGE MAKES IT THREE TITLES IN A ROW

Posted by Words and photo by Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com on 7th Jun 2018

GROOMBRIDGE MAKES IT THREE TITLES IN A ROW
PICTURED: Taupo's Brad Groombridge (Suzuki RM-Z450), now with three consecutive national cross-country titles to his credit.MAY 13, 2018: Taupo's Brad Groombridge has completed the task he'd promised to right from the start of the season when he wrapped up the national cross-country title near Mosgiel at the weekend.He had arrived at Saturday's venue for the fourth and final round of the 2018 New Zealand Cross Country Championships series as firm favourite.Results from only three of the series'
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