AUSTRALIA, VICTORIA. For the second time in Junior World Motocross Championship History, the event will head to the Southern Hemisphere for the determination of Athletes Under 17 years of age World Motocross Championship status in two World Championship Classes and 1 World Cup Class.
In 2009, Australia obtained its first World Motocross Championship with New South Welshman Jay Wilson winning the 2009 85cc World Championship in New Zealand. Since then Motorcycling Australia (Australian’s governing competitive body) has continued to send a team of Aussie hopefuls to compete overseas where Australia has won further world championships, podiumed in thous championships and won Nation Trophies.
The Juinor World Motocross Championships is a ‘feeder’ championship to the World Motocross Championship, and champions of the Junior World Motocross Championships have gone onto bigger racing career’s notably America’s Eli Tomac, German Ken Roczen, Slovenian Tim Gasjer, Dutchman Jeffery Herlings who have won further World Championships after their Junior Racing Careers.
On the 25/26th August 2018, one hundred and twenty of the worlds best motocross athletes will contest for two world championships and one world cup in the Western Victorian City of Horsham. Early Bird tickets to the unique event are not on sale via the Horsham Motorcycle Club Website: http://www.horsham-mcc.com
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