[News]

marmont

MXN – Reigning Champ Jay Marmont to miss Hervey Bay

2 years ago

Current Australian MX and SX champion, Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Jay Marmont will not compete at the 6th round of the 2012 Monster Energy MX Nationals at Hervey Bay, QLD this weekend.

Unable to race due to a medical clearance not being granted, Marmont’s aspirations to win his 5th consecutive Australian Motocross championship have been dealt a severe blow. Post-surgery infection has delayed Jay Marmont’s anticipated return following the mid-season break from racing.

Jay Marmont say’s, “I’m obviously disappointed. It’s no secret that I’ve been riding injured and fighting through pain all year so I guess this is nature’s way of telling me to let it go for this year’s MX Nationals. We’ve reassessed our goals though and we’re now very eager to get out there and win as many motos as possible in this championship.”

“I’m looking forward to Horsham where I’ll be fit and ready and able to come out and give it 100%.”

Dylan Peterson will represent Monster Energy Kawasaki in the MX1 class at Hervey Bay while Kade Mosig, the sole team rider competing at round 6, will be out to improve on his current 5th place standing in the MX2 class.

Jay Marmont will return for round 7 at Horsham, Victoria and his team mate Billy Mackenzie is working hard to be ready in time for round 8 at Appin, NSW.

Be the first to comment...

You might also like...

Features

20 hours ago
WARD_01

Who The Heck Is Caleb Ward?

Hailing from Ravenshoe in far north Queensland, Caleb Ward is a name not many knew prior to 2014.

Galleries

22 hours ago
utah_gopro

GoPro: Utah Motocross

Jump on board for a few laps with Weston Peick, Jessy Nelson and Joey Savatgy at Utah.

Features

22 hours ago
mxgp_insider_2014

MXGP Insider No.28: American GP?

If Villopoto lines up at Qatar in 2015, we can be sure that an American GP will take place at some point.

Features

2 days ago
tt_203

Throwdown No.203 – 28/08/14

What’s happening in the world of dirt bikes this week?

Galleries

2 days ago
mxon_latvia

2014 MXoN: Latvia Track Preview

Check out the track that the world’s best MXers will descend upon for the 2014 Motocross of Nations.

Features

2 days ago
USA_INSIDER_IPONE_REVISION_1

USA Insider No.151: Teammates

We waited all season for Roczen and Dungey to go at each other off the track, but it never happened.

Galleries

3 days ago
ride_active8

RIDE: Active8 Yamaha’s Section

Check out Active8 Yamaha’s epic section from RIDE: The Film, produced by the crew at Fourohfour.

Features

3 days ago
fmx_insider

FMX Insider No.22: Sheehan The Champ

It was all thrills and spills in Pretoria, South Africa over the weekend at the Red Bull X-Fighters.