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Fans See Red at Superbike Nationals

Monday, 16 January 2017, 8:47 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 16, 2017: Superbike race fans have been seeing red this season, quite a bit of it in fact, and there’s plenty more to come. Whakatane’s multi-time former national road-racing champion Tony Rees took his Honda CBR1000RR to win the three-round ... More >>

Change-Over at the Top of Superbike Series

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 7:39 pm | Bikesport NZ

2017 NZ Superbike Championships Change-Over at the Top of Superbike Series JANUARY 15, 2017: Blink and you'll miss something ... that could well be the advice to spectators at this season's New Zealand Superbike Championships after another topsy-turvy weekend ... More >>

Expect More Fireworks Down South

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 9:42 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 11, 2017: It is a risky business, but if superbike racing was meant to be easy, then everyone would probably be doing it. More >>

Cooper Wants to Win the Greatest Show on Turf

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 9:22 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 10, 2017: The past couple of years have been classic Aussie versus Kiwi battles, but Bay of Plenty's Cody Cooper is determined to reclaim the top spot and win his third NZ Grand Prix motocross title this season. More >>

Yamaha's Tidman Builds Solid Points Advantage

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 8:38 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 9, 2017: At age 46, you might call Taumarunui's Leigh Tidman a late starter at national championships level, but he's more than making up for that right now. More >>

Damon Rees Continues Winning Momentum

Monday, 9 January 2017, 10:03 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 9, 2017: It has been quite a hot summer for Bay of Plenty's Damon Rees and it's only just got started. More >>

First Blood to Defending Champion Frost

Monday, 9 January 2017, 8:41 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 8, 2017: The racing could not be much closer than was witnessed at the weekend's opening round of four in this season's New Zealand Superbike Championships. More >>

Hudson Poised And Ready for Ruapuna Assault

Tuesday, 3 January 2017, 1:16 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 3, 2017: Canterbury crusader Cameron Hudson will be taking no prisoners when the 2017 superbike nationals kick off in his own back yard this weekend. The 21-year-old Christchurch TV aerial installer is in a confident mood as he prepares to take his ... More >>

Purvis Gets the Most Out of His Racing

Friday, 30 December 2016, 2:41 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 30, 2016: With four wins and two runner-up finishes from six starts, over two days of racing, you could say that Maximus Purvis gets the most out of his sport. More >>

Coppins Fuming Over Poor Performances

Friday, 30 December 2016, 12:34 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 30, 2016: It was a very mixed bag of results for the high-profile Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team this week and it has team boss Josh Coppins seething. More >>

Suzuki Series a Perfect Litmus Test

Friday, 30 December 2016, 12:22 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 29, 2016: Wellington's Sloan Frost may be national superbike champion and Whakatane's Tony Rees may be untouchable around the streets of Whanganui's famous Cemetery Circuit, but neither rider can afford to rest on their laurels. More >>

Hart Stays Out of Trouble to Win Title Again

Thursday, 29 December 2016, 2:04 pm | Bikesport NZ

It was text book stuff again from Hart, as he ticked off a third consecutive trophy win in one of the biggest super motard events on the Kiwi calendar, the annual three-round Suzuki Series, which wrapped up on the famous Cemetery Circuit at Whanganui on Boxing ... More >>

Honda Hero Wins Five From Five at Whakatane

Thursday, 29 December 2016, 10:23 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 28, 2016: Mount Maunganui's Cody Cooper claims the big annual post-Christmas Honda Summercross motocross near Whakatane has not been good to him over the years, but he undoubtedly showed on Tuesday that he had the class, the determination and ... More >>

Richardson Shows He'll Be a Force to Be Reckoned with

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 9:34 am | Bikesport NZ

The popular Suzuki Series pre-nationals road-racing competition wrapped up on the streets of Whanganui on Boxing Day and, while the various class winners should be allowed time to celebrate their respective wins, there is virtually no time for the ... More >>

Summercross an Ideal Build-up Event for Yamaha Crew

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 3:35 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 21, 2016: The high-profile Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team intends to start the season off with a bang at Whakatane next week. More >>

Saiger And Kawasaki In Winning Position Again

Monday, 12 December 2016, 11:16 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 12, 2016: Kawasaki's Horst Saiger won the annual Suzuki Series on debut in New Zealand in 2014, and came agonisingly close to winning it again last season, only to be denied at the final hurdle. More >>

Whibley Wins Final Round of His Own Series

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 4:22 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 6, 2016: The temptation to ride the final round of his own series was just too great for Manawatu's Paul Whibley and the Yamaha star comfortably won the day as the NZXC cross-country series wrapped up on Sunday. More >>

Greenslade Has a Shocker But Wins NZXC Series

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 9:46 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 5, 2016: Every cloud has a silver lining, or so the saying goes, and that's probably the way Auckland's Sam Greenslade will be looking at his weekend. More >>

Two-Year Hiatus No Handicap for Fitzgerald

Monday, 5 December 2016, 3:31 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 5, 2016: It's been two years since Taranaki's Hayden Fitzgerald last threw his leg over a superbike, but you wouldn't have known that by watching him race in Taupo on Sunday. More >>

No Margin for Errors in Suzuki Series Scorcher

Monday, 5 December 2016, 2:50 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 5, 2016: The 2016 edition of the Suzuki Series is up and running and, in addition to scorching track temperatures on both Saturday and Sunday, the racing itself was equally red hot. More >>



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