International Talent Pool Grows for Horsham

By |2018-06-27T13:08:05+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Junior World MX|Tags: , , |

AUSTRALIA, VICTORIA. While the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced the six riders who will represent the United States at the 2018 FIM World Junior Motocross Championship, at Horsham, Australia, Aug. 24-26, other names from Europe are also coming down under.

Great Britain’s Eddie Jay Wade (reigning World MX85 champion) has confirmed he will be part of the Great Britain team heading to Horsham, joining AMA’s Aiden Tijero contesting the MX125 class. Wade based in Spain, races the EMX125 class which runs at MXGP selected rounds and currently sits in 13th position in his debut year with three rounds remaining.

Estonian Kay Karssemakers is also making the venture, Winner of the 2015 MX65 this young man will inevitably turn up the heat in the MX85.

Netherlands youngster Lotte Van Drunan has been confirmed as the first girl rider to enter. Lotte 10yrs of age currently sits second in the EMX65 class of North West Europe with one round to go and has already secured a ticket to the European finals ran in conjunction with the Loket MXGP. Lotte makes up part of the 9 member team to represent the Netherlands.

Australian Team Selection has not been finalised at this stage. Early Bird Spectator tickets to the unique event are now on sale via the Horsham Motorcycle Club Website:


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