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PRESSURE GOES ON FOR NZ TITLE HOPEFULS THIS WEEKEND

The 2023-24 New Zealand Superbike Championships CAPTION: Whakatane’s Mitch Rees (Honda), the defending champion in the elite 1000cc superbikes class, may feel he has a target on his back at Taupo this weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com NOVEMBER 28, 2023:...

NZ ROAD-RACING SEASON IS JUST ABOUT UPON US

The 2023-24 New Zealand Superbike Nationals CAPTION: It’s fast and furious at the start of this Supersport 300 class race at Taupo last season and more of the same can be expected when the 2023-24 season kicks off in just over a week’s time. Photo by Andy McGechan,...

REVS BUILDING AS START LOOMS FOR 2023 SUZUKI SERIES

CAPTION: Expect packed spectator grandstands and close racing like this when the Suzuki International Series and New Zealand Superbike Championships kick off in Taupo next month. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com The revs are starting to build with the 2023...
CHANGE MADE TO NZ ROAD-RACE NATIONALS CALENDAR

CHANGE MADE TO NZ ROAD-RACE NATIONALS CALENDAR

The 2023-24 New Zealand Road-Race Nationals CAPTION: It was fast and furious at the start of this race last season and more of the same can be expected when the 2023-24 season kicks off in December. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com Organisers of the upcoming...

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REVS BUILDING FOR START TO NZ ROAD-RACE NATIONALS

REVS BUILDING FOR START TO NZ ROAD-RACE NATIONALS

The 2023-24 New Zealand Road-Race Nationals CAPTION: It’s fast and furious at the start of this Supersport 600 class race last season and more of the same can be expected when the 2023-24 season kicks off in December. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com The...

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FORMER NEW ZEALAND CHAMPION PASSES AWAY IN THE UK                                                                                                  

FORMER NEW ZEALAND CHAMPION PASSES AWAY IN THE UK                                                                                                  

CAPTION: Whakatane’s Damon Rees, a shining light on the New Zealand road-racing scene and a rising star internationally. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com JUNE 30, 2023: It was with incredible sadness that the New Zealand motorcycling community learned today of...

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Road Race Commission Announcement

Road Race Commission Announcement

The Road Race Commission is pleased to announce that SJ Cavell has agreed to become the National Road Race Series Coordinator (Currently named NZSBK). SJ brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, both as a rider and as a business leader. SJ has spent time on the...

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GORDON SKILTON TRIBUTE

GORDON SKILTON TRIBUTE

The New Zealand motorcycling family was saddened to hear the passing of road race sidecar hero Gordon Skilton this week. Gordon has long been the icon of sidecar racing in New Zealand. He first raced at Wanganui Cemetery Circuit in 1958, on a Triumph Tiger T110. He...

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INTREPID KIWI WOMEN TO TACKLE INTERNATIONAL EVENT

INTREPID KIWI WOMEN TO TACKLE INTERNATIONAL EVENT

CAPTION: Sidecar team-mates Tracey Bryan (left) and Jo Franzen (nee Mickleson) are poised and ready to tackle the sidecar racing elite in the United States in July. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com Riding the crest of a wave, Kiwi sidecar pair Tracey Bryan and...

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