Sam Smith will swap four wheels for two when he debuts in the New Zealand Supermoto Cup at Max Motors Wellington Family Speedway this weekend. Smith began his racing career on two wheels contesting the motorcycle road racing scene in Australia and on the New Zealand Superbike Championship support card. In 2008 he won the […]

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The Bay of Plenty’s 2017 Honda Summercross saw the Altherm JCR Yamaha team’s two riders end the year with a swag of podiums and race wins. Kayne Lamont and Maximus Purvis were among the hundreds of riders and their families who gathered for the annual two-day event, camping out at the Awakaponga circuit, situated near […]

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Scott Moir dominated racing at the Cemetery Circuit by winning race one and then the Robert Holden Memorial feature race at Whanganui on Boxing Day. The Taupo-based rider’s race one victory and second placing in race two was more than enough to clinch his first major Suzuki Series title after posting three wins throughout the […]

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New Zealand’s richest motorcycle series got underway at Taupo’s Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park on Sunday where local rider Scott Moir won both F1 Superbike races on two different Suzuki GSXR1000s. Large crowds flocked to Taupo for what turned out to be a sizzling opening round of the 2017 Suzuki Series where few things went to […]

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British rider Daniel Hegarty has been killed in an accident during the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Saturday. The Topgun Racing Honda rider crashed at Fisherman’s Bend on lap six of the race, hitting the barriers on the outside of the circuit and losing his crash helmet. The race was immediately red flagged and, with it […]

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Marc Marquez sealed his fourth MotoGP title with after finishing third in the season finale at Valencia won by Dani Pedrosa, as Andrea Dovizioso’s championship hopes ended with a late crash. Dovizioso needed to win the race and hope polesitter Marquez couldn’t finish inside the top 11, and the Italian made quick progress from ninth […]

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Andrea Dovizioso beat Ducati team-mate Jorge Lorenzo in a wet Malaysian Grand Prix to keep his slim MotoGP title hopes alive, as Marc Marquez could only manage fourth place. In wet conditions, the two factory Ducatis of Dovizioso and Lorenzo had the clear measure of the opposition, although it was the Tech3 Yamaha of Johann […]

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Marc Marquez gave his MotoGP title hopes a boost with a commanding win at Phillip Island, while main rival Andrea Dovizioso struggled to 13th position. The Honda rider played a patient game across the 27 laps, pulling clear of what had been a frantic scrap for the lead with Valentino Rossi and Johann Zarco with […]

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Andrea Dovizioso closed the gap on MotoGP points leader Marc Marquez after coming out on top in an epic dice for glory in the wet at Motegi. The race turned into a two-way fight between this year’s title protagonists, a reprise of their pulsating Red Bull Ring duel earlier the year, which was also won […]

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