Marc Marquez overcame a grid penalty to score his sixth straight MotoGP victory at Austin in typically dominant fashion. Having been demoted to fourth place on the grid from pole for blocking Maverick Vinales in qualifying, Marquez leapt to second into Turn 1 as Andrea Iannone took the lead. The Suzuki man’s time in front proved short-lived […]

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Kiwi girl Courtney Duncan has shown the world how it’s done, winning both races in the Portuguese round of the FIM Women’s Motocross Championship and taking the overall points lead this weekend. The 22-year-old Altherm JCR rider from Palmerston, Otago, demonstrated her pure race class over the two days on changing conditions, from a rutted and […]

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New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan fought back from a tough start to her opening FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship (WMX) campaign, to reach the runner-up position after the MXGP of Trentino’s two races this weekend. The Italian round at the beautiful Pietramurata circuit, featured a hard pack surface set against the Dolomite Mountain range, where Dunedin’s […]

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Andrea Dovizioso says he felt obliged to win the MotoGP season opener after finishing the previous three races in Qatar as runner-up. Ducati rider Dovizioso went into the season opener as favourite among a number of his rivals, based on his pace in both pre-season testing and in practice, despite only qualifying fifth. The Italian […]

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Two icons of Kiwi motorcycling greatness reunite for the inaugural Mike Pero MotoFest at Hampton Downs this weekend. Record nine-time New Zealand superbike champion Andrew Stroud and the distinctive Britten V1000 motorcycle will be out on track at MotoFest on Saturday and Sunday (March 3 and 4), a spectacle that will be sure to get […]

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For the second consecutive New Zealand Motocross Championships round, the trio of Altherm JCR Yamaha riders all scored overall podium places today. Racing on the Phillips’ farm property, near Rotorua, they covered all positions, with Maximus Purvis claiming his second National 125cc class win, Australian Jay Wilson runner-up in the MX2 class and MX1 rider […]

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The first round of the New Zealand Motocross Championships at the Barrett Road facility in Taranaki has seen all three Altherm JCR Yamaha riders finish on the overall podium, in what was an extremely positive start to the four-round season for the team. Hamilton-based rider Kayne Lamont laid claim to his first national round victory […]

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The Altherm JCR Yamaha team continued its now three-year tradition of one of its riders winning the coveted feature race at the New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville, with Kayne Lamont doing the honours today. The previous two years Australian Dean Ferris had won the feature, while he was over in New Zealand riding […]

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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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