[News]

bopping

Bopping, Styke and Waters to lead Team Australia at MXoN

3 years ago

Motorcycling Australia has announced the Australian Team for the 2012 FIM Motocross of Nations (MXoN) to be held in Lommel, Belgium on 30 September.

CDR Yamaha’s Lawson Bopping will lead Team Australia, wearing the green and gold in the MX1 (450cc) class. Alongside Bopping will be Serco Yamaha Metal Mulisha Racing’s Luke Styke, who will take up the MX2 (250cc) position. Styke is currently a strong MX Nationals MX2 title contender, who managed to take third in the 2011 Australian Supercross Lites. Rounding Team Australia in the MX3 (Open) class will be Motul Pirelli Suzuki’s Todd Waters, who is currently sitting in second place of the MX Nationals MX1 class. All first timers, Bopping, Waters and Styke will make up the youngest Australian MXoN Team to date, all aged between 20 and 22.

Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing’s Ford Dale has been appointed as reserve for the MX1 and MX3 classes, and JDR/KTM’s Josh Cachia as reserve for MX2.

Michael Byrne had originally been scheduled in as the team’s MX1 rider, but suffered a broken leg at Unadilla last weekend in America.

Be the first to comment...

You might also like...

Features

10 hours ago
Pat_Bowden

Five Minutes With Pat Bowden

Transmoto’s Ben Heidrich speaks with Australian freestyle motocross ripper, Pat Bowden.

Features

13 hours ago
FC450_01

2016 Husqvarna FC450: The Cockpit

What jumped out at us about the 2016 Husqvarna FC450’s cockpit after several rides?

Features

14 hours ago
Unifilter_Foam_KITS

Product: Unifilter 690 & 701 Kits

Unifilter Australia has released air filter kits for KTM 690 Enduro R and Husqvarna 701 Enduro models.

News

15 hours ago
2016_KTM_500EXC_Web

Transmoto Trader: 2016 KTM 500EXC

This 2016 KTM 500EXC, located at Cessnock KTM, is up for sale on the Transmoto Trader for $12,890.

Galleries

15 hours ago
360fly_Preview

Video: 360fly 12-Hour Course Preview

Immerse yourself in the 2016 Transmoto 12-Hour course, located at Batemans Bay, thanks to 360fly.

News

16 hours ago
OTOR_123

On-Track Off-Road: Issue 123

Take a look at the 123rd issue of On-Track Off-Road, full of unique dirt and road-bike content.

News

1 day ago
T_NZMX

2016 New Zealand MX: Round 1 Results

Detailed results from the opening round of the 2016 New Zealand Motocross Championship.

News

3 days ago
FEB6_RyanBrown

Internationals sweep 2016 NZ Farm Jam

Ryan Brown, Logan Martin and Matt Jones claimed wins at the 2016 edition of the New Zealand Farm Jam.