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Ben Townley leads the way at the Tokoroa Supercross on Saturday night

Posted by Workshop Graphics on 4th Dec 2018

Ben Townley leads the way at the Tokoroa Supercross on Saturday night
A handful of unbeaten performances lit up the night sky at a damp round one of the New Zealand Supercross Championships at Tokoroa on Saturday.Four of the five championship classes were dominated by just one rider at the South Waikato Motorcycle Club's circuit at Amisfield on Saturday night, although, in each case, results were never really certain until the final laps, with thrilling cut-and-thrust racing a feature of the night.Oropi's Ben Townley (SX1, open class), Mount Maunganui's Josiah Nat
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Wins all round for the Altherm JCR Yamaha riders at MX Fest

Posted by Workshop Graphics on 24th Oct 2018

Wins all round for the Altherm JCR Yamaha riders at MX Fest
The opening race meeting for the 2018/2019 motocross season got off to a brilliant start for the Altherm JCR Yamaha riders, with Kayne Lamont emerging victorious in the MX1 class and Maximus Purvis taking home the MX2 trophy at the Huka Honda MX Fest on the weekend.The pair capped off their top category results by Lamont (25) repeating his 2017 Nicky Smith Memorial feature win in the afternoon and Purvis (18) finishing the best of the MX2 riders in this shootout-style race at Taupo’s Digger McEw
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Tommy's recap of MX Fest for 2018

Posted by Workshop Graphics on 23rd Oct 2018

Tommy's recap of MX Fest for 2018
MX Fest 2018 started off with a hiss and a roar for Tommy Watts. Day 1 Junior 125cc 14-16 class I wasn’t really happy on the day with my performance but wasn’t really considering how much time I had been off the bike. Arm pump played a huge factor in my results both days purely because I haven’t been racing for a long time.MX FEST Day 1 – Junior 125cc 14-16 classRace 1 I managed to bring home a 2nd behind Brodie Connolly who pulled a pretty good gap on me, arm pump played a pretty big
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Altherm JCR Yamaha dominates Taupo MX Fest

Posted by Workshop Graphics on 23rd Oct 2018

Altherm JCR Yamaha dominates Taupo MX Fest
A safe and sensible approach proved to be a winning strategy for Kayne Lamont at the weekend’s big annual MX Fest motocross extravaganza in Taupo.The Hamilton-based former Mangakino man certainly enjoyed revisiting his home turf on Sunday, taking his Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team YZ450F bike to win the premier MX1 class overall and he also won the series of “knock-out” feature races that wrapped up the two-day spectacular.The event was again sponsored by Taupo bike dealership Huka Honda, but th
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Altherm JCR Yamaha team keen to accelerate into busy season ahead

Posted by Altherm JCR Yamaha on 19th Oct 2018

Altherm JCR Yamaha team keen to accelerate into busy season ahead
The two Altherm JCR Yamaha riders, Kayne Lamont and Maximus Purvis are looking forward to kicking their 2018/2019 New Zealand motocross season off this weekend at the 2018 Huka Honda MX Fest.Held near their hometown of Mangakino, on Taupo's pumice and sand Digger McEwen Motorcycle Park circuit, the event will host up to 480 riders over the two days and will attract thousands of spectators.Lamont, who won the premiere MX1 class here last year, will make his race debut on his 2019 Yamaha YZ450 and
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