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Suzuki Series continues to delight

Monday, 17 December 2018, 9:07 am | Bikesport NZ

The second of three rounds in this year's Suzuki Series at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon, in Feilding, on Sunday picked up when it had left off at round one in Taupo a week earlier, again bursting with edge-of-the-seat racing. More >>

World's Southern-Most Supercross is This Saturday

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 3:49 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 12, 2018: There's no denying the supercross talent of riders such as Ben Townley, Josiah Natzke, Carlin Hedley and Korban Paget. More >>

Overseas stars sure to gain Suzuki Series momentum

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 11:27 am | Bikesport NZ

The popular annual Suzuki Series kicked off near Taupo on Sunday with all the usual fizz, fanfare and frenetic race action and, despite the star power of the international entries, it was the Kiwi locals who emerged as the early frontrunners. More >>

Superbike racers set for Summer Scorcher

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:57 am | Bikesport NZ

It is bound to be another scorcher on the tarmac this summer with the New Zealand Superbike Championships now expanded to five rounds, two events in the South Island and three north of the Cook Strait ferry terminal. Last season's four-round series ... More >>

Yamaha's May finishes the job he started

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 1:18 pm | Bikesport NZ

It's never easy racing dirt bikes at speed across unknown terrain, but Auckland's Callan May was in the enviable position of being able to take it easy in the King Country on Saturday. More >>

Suzuki series dishes up Smorgasbord of Treats

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10:50 am | Bikesport NZ

The first of three rounds of this year's Suzuki Series at Taupo's Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park on Sunday had it all – suspense, thrill-a-minute motorcycle racing and certainly drama all the way. More >>

Buxton takes KTM to secure GNCC crown

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:14 am | Bikesport NZ

Auckland’s Tom Buxton made it look far easier than it should have been as he dominated the third and final round of the popular New Zealand Grand National Cross-country Championships in the King Country at the weekend. The 20-year-old from Helensville ... More >>

Kawasaki's Richardson takes F1 Glory at series opener

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10:02 am | Bikesport NZ

It may have been his first competitive outing on a 1000cc superbike, but Wainuiomata’s Shane Richardson showed at the weekend that he was more than ready for a little extra horsepower. The 23-year-old took a borrowed Kawasaki ZX10R bike to win the first ... More >>

Hat-Trick Heroes Emerge at Tokoroa Supercross

Monday, 3 December 2018, 9:58 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 2, 2018: 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. More >>

When winning matters, Craig Dack is your man

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 1:00 pm | Bikesport NZ

The name Craig Dack is synonymous with winning, the just-turned 54-year-old Australian having done more than his fair of this over the years. More >>

Woodville will again enjoy elevated status

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 10:45 am | Bikesport NZ

Already considered the biggest and most prestigious motocross event on the Kiwi race calendar, the Woodville GP was recognised as an FIM Oceania event for the first time last season, in January this year, and the success of that means it will again host ... More >>

Whitaker wins Nutbuster Hard Enduro

Monday, 19 November 2018, 11:24 am | Bikesport NZ

Wainuiomata's Jake Whitaker was in sensational form at the weekend, securing his first win at the annual Nutbuster Hard Enduro near Christchurch. The two-day, double-points Mike Pero-sponsored event was also recognised as the fourth and final round of the ... More >>

Pavletich up to his same old tricks

Monday, 19 November 2018, 11:03 am | Bikesport NZ

Ararimu bike racer Paul Pavletich is at it again ... winning major titles. The 60-year-old professional riding and driving instructor again showed that age is no barrier to winning at the top level, wrapping up the five-round 2018 New Zealand Classic Motorcycle ... More >>

Whanganui Rider Reardon tastes first blood

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 1:04 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2018 edition of the Bush Riders' Motorcycle Club's Central Cross-country Series is up and running and it was Whanganui's Seth Reardon who was the fastest man out of the blocks. More >>

KTM's Buxton Takes Charge of GNCC Series

Monday, 12 November 2018, 10:12 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 12, 2018: Auckland's Tom Buxton has won the 2018 edition of the famous Dead Toad cross-country race and, at the same time, he has taken the lead in the popular GNCC Series. More >>

Dream comes true for young Kiwi Racer

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 1:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

It's a dream come true for young New Zealand motorcycle racer Liam Draper with news this week that he will now race for a satellite factory KTM team in the United States. More >>

Birch on the attack in Xtreme Off-Road Series

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 10:10 am | Bikesport NZ

Thames rider Chris Birch knows a thing or two about riding dirt bikes and his rivals would say that is perhaps a massive understatement. In a racing career crafted over more than 20 years at the top level, the KTM ace has excelled more often than not, ... More >>

Westpac Bank NZ reports $1B of cash earnings

Monday, 5 November 2018, 1:31 pm | Bikesport NZ

Nov. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Westpac Banking Corp's New Zealand unit lifted its full-year cash earnings, growing both deposits and lending against the backdrop of a strong economy and changing banking environment. More >>

2018 NZ Xtreme Off-Road Championship

Monday, 5 November 2018, 1:30 pm | Bikesport NZ

2018 NZ Xtreme Off-Road Championship Xtreme Off-Road Battle Gains Momentum NOVEMBER 5, 2018: It is anybody's series to win now after the weekend's third round of four in this year's inaugural NZ Xtreme Off-road Championship series in Hawke's Bay. The ... More >>

Honda Hero Cooper simply unbeatable

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:50 am | Bikesport NZ

Opposition great and small were no match for Honda star Cody Cooper at the annual Waikato Motocross Championships near Te Kuiti at the weekend. The 35-year-old Honda Racing Team rider from Mount Maunganui was still feeling "under the weather", ... More >>



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