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 …

McFarlane 2005 Runner-up MX2 World Champion

McFarlane Runner-up World MX2 Champion Photos:  [Left] Queensland motocross rider Andrew McFarlane (Yamaha) acknowledges the spectators as he wins the British MX2 Grand Prix at Matchams on 6 June 2005 and led the World Championship;  [Centre] In action at European round at Teutschenthal in Germany; and [Right] the presentation ceremony. McFarlane …

Warren and Leisk create history in AMA 125cc Motocross round at Hollister

Warren and Leisk create history at Hollister Photos: In 1986  American Kawasaki rider Eddie Warren (Top right) and Australian Honda rider Jeff Leisk (Main picture and bottom right) finished 1-3 at the inaugural National AMA 125cc Motocross round at the Hollister Hills OHV Park circuit  in the United States. Warren …

Hunter Lawrence third in World Junior Motocross Championship in Spain

Lawrence third at 2015 World Junior Motocross Titles Photo: [Left]  Australia, led by Hunter Lawrence, finished third in the Junior Nations Title at the 2015 FIM World Junior Motocross Championship in Spain; and [Right] the young Queenslander celebrating his  third-placed podium finish after his final race at El Molar in Spain (By …

McFarlane wins his first Grand Prix

McFarlane wins first Grand Prix at Gallarate in Italy Photos:  [Left] Queenslander Andrew McFarlane (Yamaha) on his way to winning the  2004 Italian MX2 Grand Prix at Gallarate; [centre] at the press conference after his victory with Italian Yamaha riders Claudio Federici  (left) and Alessio Chiodi (right);  and [right] Andrew celebrating …

Mitch Evans podiums at Portuguese MX2 Grand Prix

International Motocross Champion Mitch Evans Photos:  On 19 May 2019, Australian Mitch Evans finished third  overall at the Portuguese Grand Prix on a Honda at the Agueda Circuit  behind Jorge Prado (Spain, KTM) and Thomas Kjer Olsen (Denmark, Yamaha) – By Australasian Dirt Bike Evans podiums at Portuguese MX2 Grand Prix On 19 …

Motocross Champion McLachlan

Queensland Motocross Champion Stewart McLachlan Photos: Queensland motocross champion Stewart McLachlan – Overall Round 2 Mr. MX winner at Jilliby (NSW); [Left] leading Anthony Gunter (NSW, 1) and Peter Benson (WA, 13, Maico); [centre]  leading Trevor Williams (VIC, 5) at the same event; and [right} a close up shot of the Suzuki …

Leisk wins GSN motocross opener in San Bernardino

Australian International motocross champion Jeff Leisk Photos: [Left] Jeff Leisk (7) focuses for the race on the start line at the Sandhills Ranch track in San Francisco in January 1988, while Ron Lechien entertains two other US legends Ricky Johnson (R1) and Jeff Ward (58); and [Right] Leisk in action at …

Motocross Champion Russell, Kevin

Australian Motocross Champion Kevin Russell Photos: [Left] Kevin Russell (Kawasaki) in action at Shrubland Park, Bunbury (By Peter Kitchingman) and [Right] Winning the Pre-1978 Super Seniors Class at the Australian Classic Motocross Championships at Port Pirie SA, aged 78. Russell wins Australian Motocross titles in his 70’s On 5 September 2015, …

Motocross Champion Style

Australian Motocross Champion Vaughan Style Photos: [Clockwise from top LHS]  Honda riders Vaughan Style (NSW) and  Jeff Leisk (WA) 1-2 during the 1984 Mr. MX series; Style finished second to Leisk in the series that year – pictured here with the late Marty Moates (USA); and Style  – back-to-back winner  of the King …