Motocross Legend Willoughby

Facebook-f Youtube Vimeo AMXhistory Facebook PageAMXhistory You Tube ChannelAMXhistory Vimeo Library, featuring all videos on this site Australian Motocross Legend Willoughby Photos: [Left]  Darryl Willoughby (SA, Yamaha) in action during the 1980 Mr. Motocross series, where he finished third overall in his first attempt; [Top right] The 1983 Manjimup 15000 international …

Ashkenazi first Australian to podium in AMA Supercross series

Australian Supercross Champion Kim Ashkenazi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy8DYX18my8 Photos: [Left]  1994 Australian Supercross Masters Champion Kim Ashkenazi in action.  After a one-off ride that year in the United States, Ashkenazi returned to the US to contest the entire AMA 125cc SX West  series in 1996, creating history in Denver to become the …

Motocross Legend Watson

Facebook-f Youtube Vimeo AMXhistory Facebook PageAMXhistory You Tube ChannelAMXhistory Vimeo Library, featuring all videos on this site Australian Motocross Legend Bill Watson Photos: [Left]  Bill Watson’s racing career began in 1949 in Kalgoorlie; [Centre] Bill in action in the King of the Cross, Southern Cross WA in the 1980s (By Peter …

Motocross Champion Pace

New South Wales Motocross Champion Mark Pace Photos: [Clockwise] In 1978, professional motocross rider Mark Pace from New South Wales was sponsored by Kentucky Fried  Chicken for the Mr. Motocross series; a KFC promotion with Mark and the KFC Superchook, and Mark was third in Round 1 at Tivoli (QLD) behind …

Australian Motocross Championships Mosman Park 1962

Facebook-f Youtube Vimeo AMXhistory Facebook PageAMXhistory You Tube ChannelAMXhistory Vimeo Library, featuring all videos on this site Australian Motocross Championships Mosman Park 17 june 1962, THE ROPE WORKS, MOSMAN PARK- WESTERN AUSTRALIA Photo: [Left and centre] 1962 Australian Motocross Champion and Harley Scramble winner – the late Alan Nicol;  and …

Cigarette advertising in Australian sport banned, including in motocross

Cigarette advertising banned from Australian sports (and motocross) Photos: [Left]  The 1992 Peter Jackson Yamaha Motocross Team bikes of Craig Dack (1) and Ben Perese (7), the last year  tobacco advertising was allowed in Australian motorsport; and Marlboro Yamaha Racing Team sponsored rider Glen Bell in the late 1980s. Tobacco companies prevented …

Neil Hudson dominates 1976 International Motocross Tour in Australia

Hudson dominates Australian International MX Tour Photos:  Young British Maico rider Neil Hudson on his way to winning the International Motocross event at Wonthaggi , Victoria in 1976 (by Greg Gibson) Young British motocross rider Neil Hudson upstages World Champion down under Teenage sensation Neil Hudson (who was born on 24 …

Motocross Champion McCarthy

WA Motocross Champion Allan McCarthy Photos: [Left] Australia’s youngest professional motocross racer Allan McCarthy  (WA, Suzuki) in action on the Works RM370 Suzuki in Round 2 of the 1976 Mr. Motocross series at Wallan in Victoria; and [Right] WA Mortlock’s Suzuki team members McCarthy and Greg Thomas get ready for the 1975 National Motocross …

Keller wins 1986 Sydney Supercross Masters, first indoors

Keller wins 1986 Sydney Supercross Masters indoors Photos:  [Left] 1986 Supercross Masters podium at the Sydney Entertainment Centre – American Jo Jo Keller (1st) , Guy Cooper, USA (3rd, far right) with Jeff Leisk (WA, 3rd); and [right] Keller entertaining the  massive crowd after his big win (by Mika Manninen) American …