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Duncan to focus on recovery and final two WMX rounds

13 May 2022 Reigning World Women’s Motocross Champion Courtney Duncan will sit out the third round at the MXGP of Sardegna this weekend to allow her injured collarbone more healing time. It is a considered decision yet still a bitter blow to the hard-fighting New Zealander who will now not be able to execute a fourth WMX title […]

THREE WINS FROM THREE STARTS FOR KAWASAKI ACE

APRIL 19, 2022: With three wins from three starts, Cambridge’s Jared Hannon proved himself unbeatable in the chase for junior honours in this year’s New Zealand’s Cross-country Championships. With points from only three of the series’ four rounds to be counted towards the national title, Kawasaki ace Hannon now has nothing to fear at the […]

Injury hampers Duncan’s title defence

4 April 2022 New Zealand motocross rider Courtney Duncan knows what tough times feel like and unfortunately her start to the 2022 World Women’s Motocross Championship (WMX) has been a rough one. While riding in the free practice session at the second round’s MXGP of Portugal on Saturday, the three-time, consecutive world champion had a heavy […]

Climb starts for Duncan after tough opening round

7 March 2022 A less than ideal build up has meant for the first time in seven years, triple World Women’s Motocross (WMX) Champion Courtney Duncan has not won a race at the opening round. The Palmerston-born Kiwi had been delayed in New Zealand waiting for her visa to come through, meaning she only arrived […]

KAWASAKI DUO IN TIGHT BATTLE FOR JUNIOR GRADE GLORY

FEBRUARY 28, 2022: The nation’s cross-country racing elite would probably have been green with envy when the chequered flag fell in the junior race at Marton at the weekend. Kawasaki team-mates Jared Hannon and Tyler Brown were almost unstoppable in the junior grade at this first of four rounds in the 2022 New Zealand Cross-country […]

Duncan working towards a four-peat

22 February 2022 Complacency is not a feeling Courtney Duncan is familiar with, and the fire still burns bright for the three-time consecutive World Women’s Motocross (WMX) Champion to add a fourth title in 2022. Born in Palmerston and based in Dunedin over her off-season, Duncan (25) is constantly searching for the extra percentage that […]

KAWASAKI’S NATZKE IN TOP FORM AS USA ADVENTURE BECKONS

FEBRUARY 20, 2022: With opportunities to ride typically closed off by COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the extraordinary chance to race on Saturday was snatched at by many of New Zealand’s motocross elite. And one rider who had more to gain from this rare moment of brightness on the racing calendar was Mount Maunganui’s Josiah Natzke, along […]

Kawasaki Racing Team ready for 2022 MXGP campaign

The Kawasaki Racing Team will again enter the FIM Motocross World Championship with a strong line-up in the premier MXGP class; the 2022 series starts on February 19-20 at Matterley Basin (UK). 2021 was an epic end-of-season as three riders battled all the way down to the final moto for the title and with the […]