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News Archives - to 31 Oct 2011

Arnaud Tonus and Alessandro Lupino join Kawasaki CLS
Friday 26 October: Team CLS MX2 Monster Energy Kawasaki Pro Circuit will line up two new young riders next season; Arnaud Tonus and Alessandro Lupino have signed a two years deal with the factory Kawasaki MX2 squad. MORE >>
Chad Reed in Australia ready for Supercross
Thursday 25 October: Australia’s best riders will share the stage with the might of the MotoGP at round two of the Terex Australian Supercross Championships at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday. A Supercross track has been built from scratch at the iconic Lukey Heights section of the track. MORE >>
MotoGP Malaysia at Sepang
Tuesday 23 October: In a dramatic race hit by torrential rain and a raft of crashes at the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Sepang it was Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa who put in a wet-weather master class to take the win. MORE >>
Aussie Champions crowned at 2011 Honda Australian Junior MX Championship
Sunday 09 October: Sixteen young Aussie Champions have been crowned after an action packed final day at the 2011 Honda Australian Junior Motocross Championship in Murray Bridge.  MORE >>
KTM ignites Moto3 engine to signal return to MotoGP
Saturday 08 October: When KTM fired up its new Moto3 engine on the benches of one of the KTM Racing test benches at 9:27 a.m. on August 26 it signalled that the company that is always ‘Ready to Race’ is on track and on time for its return to top level MotoGP road racing.  MORE >>
Brad Anderson joins Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing
Wednesday 05 October: Another Facebook story that's gone official. Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing has secured credentialed British rider Brad Anderson to race the 2012 season. MORE >>
Leok joins Desalle at Suzuki MX1 in 2012
Wednesday 05 October: It's official - Estonian Tanel Leok has been signed by Rockstar Energy Suzuki team owner Sylvain Geboers and will tackle the 2012 FIM MX1 Motocross World Championship with Clement Desalle on the works RM-Z450 machinery.  MORE >>
JDR/J-Star/KTM signs Malcolm Stewart
Tuesday 04 October: Moto-Media has been sitting on this news for a month - JDR Motorsports, has announced Malcolm Stewart as the newest member of its 2012 JDR/J-Star/KTM-backed Supercross and Motocross Lites racing team.  MORE >>
Yamaha clean sweep 2011 AORC
Tuesday 04 October: Riders on Yamaha machines roosted away with the top three Outright positions as well as the crowns for the hotly contested Championship E1, E2 and Women’s Classes after the final round of the series, held on Sunday at Salisbury (NSW). MORE >>
McGrath/Carmichael-inspired hybrid track completed for Monster Energy Cup
Tuesday 04 October: Feld Motor Sports® announced today that the Jeremy McGrath/Ricky Carmichael-inspired Hybrid Track design for the Monster Energy Cup has been finalised for the 15 October race at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium. MORE >>
Ahola wins E3 Championship a fifth consecutive World Enduro title
Tuesday 04 October: The eighth and final round of the Enduro World Championship in 2011 took place in Mende, France over the weekend and it was a weekend full of extraordinary emotions for Team Honda HM Zanardo. MORE >>
Manukau MX 2011 at Labour Weekend
Monday 03 October: MainJet Events in association with Full Throttle, are running a fun Motocross race to be run at the Full Throttle Show on October 22nd & 23rd (Labour Weekend) at the TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre, Manukau. Similar to last year's but using Ken Fell's start gates. MORE >>
Checa the 2011 SBK Champion
Monday 03 October: Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati) won his first Superbike World Championship with an assured victory in the opening 23-lap race at Magny-Cours.  MORE >>
Pedrosa wins dramatic Japan MotoGP
Monday 03 October: Dani Pedrosa took his third victory of the season in an eventful race at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit with Jorge Lorenzo second and Casey Stoner third. MORE >>
Maxxis British MX Champs final at Hawkestone
Monday 03 October: All of the expected favourites won their respective classes at the final Round 8 of the 2011 series at a humid Hawkstone Park. It was also the final event for three Kiwis. MORE >>
It's official - KTM signs Ryan Dungey for the US factory team
Sunday 02 October: KTM has announced the addition of Supercross/Motocross racer Ryan Dungey to the US Red Bull KTM Factory Race Team for the 2012 and 2013 AMA Pro Supercross and Motocross Championship Series. MORE >>
JDR signs Larsen and Moss to Lites Team
Saturday 01 October: JDR Motorsports has announced the signing of PJ Larsen and Matt Moss to contest the 2012 AMA Supercross Lites and AMA Pro 250cc Motocross National Championship Series aboard a KTM 250 SX-F.  MORE >>
2011 Honda Australian Junior MX Nationals this weekend
Friday 30 September: 680 Junior Motocross riders are making their final preparations for the 2011 Honda Australian Junior Motocross Championship, which will rev into gear at Murray Bridge in South Australia tomorrow.  MORE >>
Ben Townley to compete at Inaugural Monster Energy Cup
Thursday 29 September: Feld Motor Sports® announced today that Ben Townley will race at the inaugural Monster Energy Cup at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on 15 October. US$1 million is up for grabs. MORE >>
Johnny Aubert renews with KTM Enduro Factory Racing
Tuesday 27 September: KTM Enduro factory rider Johnny Aubert of France has renewed his contract to ride ‘Orange’ for 2012 and 2013. Aubert, recognized as one of the finest Enduro riders in the world, will again contest the E2 class on the KTM 350 EXC-F.  MORE >>