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 …

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 …

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 …

Motocross Champion Martin

Australian Motocross Champion Brian Martin Photos: [Left] New Zealander Brian Martin won the Unlimited class at Calder (VIC) during the 1972 International Motocross Series; and [right] Martin with motocross buddies Terry Gunter and Laurie Alderton, who introduced him to the sport in the early 1970s. Kiwi Martin creates motocross history …

Motocross Champion Carroll

Australian Motocross Champion Troy Carroll Photos:  Throughout his racing career which spanned two decades,  Queenslander Troy Carroll won over 20 Australian Junior and Senior Motocross-Supercross Championships, before going onto become Team Manager for Kawasaki Australia (By Peter Coward) Troy Carroll – Multiple Australian Motocross and Supercross Champion Queenslander Troy Carroll …

Motocross Champion Porter

Australian Motocross Champion Jono Porter Photos: The late Jono Porter (QLD, Suzuki) being interviewed by John Cobby at a supercross event  on the east coast in the early 2000s (By Peter Coward); and [right] Porter is action, in 1992 he took out the prestigious Melbourne Supercross Masters. Tribute to Jono Porter …

Motocross Champion Deakin

Queensland Motocross Champion James Deakin Photos: [Clockwise] Team Marlboro Yamaha rider James Deakins (QLD) in action;  in 1987 Deakin won Australia’s biggest event and prize purse – the Supercross Masters  in Sydney; finishing third to teammate Glen Bell (NSW) and winner Craig Dack (NSW, Yamaha) at the Tivoli round of …

Motocross Champion Dinsdale

Queensland Motocross Champion Steven Dinsdale Photos: [Clockwise from top]  Queensland motocross champion Steven Dinsdale (5) dicing with Glen Bell (B) at the Norwest Supercross event at Port Hedland Speedway on 5-6 March 1988; Steven (right) at Port Hedland with Phil Sargent; and appearing that year on the cover of Australian …

Motocross Champion Worrell

Australian Motocross Champion Geoff Worrell Photos: [Clockwise from top] New South Wales rider Geoff Morrell (Suzuki Grace Bros Team) won the 1976 Australian 500cc Championship and narrowly finished  second  to team mate Anthony Gunter in the  prestigious Mr Motocross series that year.  (All photos by Peter Kitchingman) Worrell wins Suzuki’s …

Motocross Champion Melton

Australian Motocross Champion Peter Melton Photos:  Throughout his 30-year racing career, Peter Melton (QLD) won three Australian Motocross Championships riding for Kawasaki and five Australian Supercross  Titles.  In 1990 he rode for the Yamaha Dealer Team, alongside Craig Dack, and is pictured here at the Manjimup 15,000 (By Peter Kitchingman) …