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 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 …

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 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 Appelgren

WA-NSW Motocross Champion Hans Appelgren Photos: [Left to right] Swedish expatriate Hans Appelgren in action aboard his Husqvarna;  on the winner’s podium; and a General Pants Co. advertisement, one of his sponsors. Appelgren – The flying Swede down under in the 1970s Like four-times Australian Motocross Champion Pelle Granquist, Appelgren …