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from ... Micah McGoldrick

Well where to start, the 2012 Junior Nationals were my last and final main Junior event.

Turning 17 this coming October puts me over the age limit to race Juniors anymore.  I’m racing against the big boys now and I feel more than ready to take up the challenge and become a main contender in the senior field.

This years Junior Nationals was held at one of my favourite tracks, the Backflips MX track at Pleasant Point, not far from Timaru. All weekend the track was unreal and made for some awesome racing. I have raced this track many times and I had never seen it so perfect. Big 'ups' to the South Canterbury Motocross Club for running  an outstanding event.

Practice/Qualifying (Friday)

Went really good, I was feeling the track, bike was running and felt sick. I was fastest Qualifier by over 2 seconds puting down a 1.58.  Me and my dad got my starts down packed in Practice so I was feeling a holeshot coming on in this first moto

Overall Racing.

I had 6 motos and all were championship races. My goal for the weekend was to win all six motos giving me a clean sweep. I had my coach Antony Sproull from PMX coaching, my dad on my bike and the CMR Red Bull KTM Race Team there supporting me. With everyone supporting me, I was determined to get a clean sweep.

Racing for the weekend went awesome. I got 3 holeshots out of 6 starts. I was super pumped on my clean sweep, winning all 6 races by over 15 seconds every moto. So overall I couldn’t of asked for a better weekend.

Thanks Antony From Performance MX Coaching for your help during my Junior career, and being there on race days. Awesome.

Big thanks to Cannon Smith and Martin Collins from CMR KTM Racing, KTM NZ, Motorex Oils and Bridgestone Tyres.  Also Red Bull, Shift Racewear, Shoei Helmets, Alpinestar Boots,  Draggon Goggles, FMF for the best bolt on horse power money can buy, Renthal Bars for better bike control, icon Graphics, Hells Pizza, Muscle Milk, Talon and Excel.