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 …

Motocross Champion Broomfield

Australian Motocross Champion Paul Broomfield Photos: The late Paul Broomfield won two  Australian Junior Motocross Championships, finished on the rostrum in both the Australian Motocross and Supercross titles and twice represented Australia in the Motocross des Nations. He also wrote for Australian motorcycle magazines, testing new bikes.   Broomfield – …