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FREESTYLE HAFREN RALLY Final results of the very wet and windy Freestyle Hafren Rally are now available. WOMEN’S MOTOCROSS EUROPEAN CUP CREATED FIM Europe, the FIM Women in Motorcycling commission and Motocross promoter Youthstream have created a new Motocross European Cup for women. IWAN ROBERTS SIGNS FOR TOP TRIAL TEAM IN 2016 Welshman Iwan Roberts has signed for Beta UK and the Top Trial Team for the 2016 season to contest the World Cup and British championships. TOM SAGAR SIGNS WITH SHERCO                                                                                 UK Sherco Importers, Malcolm Rathmell Sport are able to announce they have agreed terms with multi British and recently crowned 2015 European Enduro Champion Tom Sagar to ride Sherco, with an initial two year contract. VERTIGO AND JERONI FAJARDO JOIN FORCES                                                                                 Vertigo Motors is delighted to announce the signing of World number three Jeroni Fajardo to their factory team with immediate effect. The thirty-year-old Spanish rider has reached an agreement with the Barcelona based company that covers an initial two year period with both parties hoping to be able to exploit the option to extend this period in the future. WELSH MOTORCYCLE FEDERATION APPOINT NEW TEAM MANAGER FOR 2016 ISDE The Welsh Motorcycle Federation are pleased to announce the appointment of a new team manager for the 2016 ISDE - Hannah Wright - to follow is a message from Hannah... Hi all Firstly I want to introduce myself as the new Team manager for Wales, Hannah Wright and would like to thank Mike and Sue (Davies) for their continued support for the Welsh Team over the years, although they will still play a big part in supporting myself and the Welsh Team as much as possible. The intention is to take a group of three skilled riders to compete in the Six Days 2016 in Spain. The eligibility to accompany a position within the team are as follows: To be of Welsh nationality (to have lived in Wales for at least three years); To be over the age of 16; To have participated in the Welsh Enduro Championship to at least Expert level this year. Should you wish to express an interest in being part of the Welsh team then please email with your results of over the years 2014 - 2015. Please note: To be able to do this the chosen riders will be expected to take part in fundraising. This is an exciting time for us to be able to do this and are very grateful for the continued support from our local clubs / sponsors and all the people behind it. We look forward to hearing from you, should you wish for further information please do not hesitate to email me. Your sincerely Hannah Wright THE LAWRENCE BROTHERS JOIN KAWASAKI Teenagers Hunter and Jett Lawrence will fly in soon from their native Australia to race next season in Europe with a new youth structure set up by the Monster Energy Kawasaki MX2 Racing Team. JORDAN ECCLES JOINS HEADS & ALL THREADS SUZUKI IN 2016 With the riders now beginning their winter training and the 2016 motocross season looming, the Heads & All Threads Suzuki team are pleased to announce that Jordan Eccles will be joining Josh Spinks and Neville Bradshaw under the awning next year. STEFAN EVERTS AND SUZUKI JOIN FORCES AGAIN  Almost a quarter of a century since they were last World Champions together Stefan Everts and Suzuki are once again collaborating to powerful effect as the sport’s most successful Grand Prix rider is now in control of the Suzuki World MXGP team and organisation. 2016 MXGP HUSQVARNA TEAMS  Husqvarna Motorcycles have announced their rider line-up for the 2016 FIM Motocross World Championship. Represented by Max Nagl, Christophe Charlier, Max Anstie and Thomas Covington, Husqvarna have their sights set on reaching the top step of the podium in MXGP and MX2. BEN TOWNLEY SET FOR 2016 SUZUKI WORLD MXGP ATTACK Former MX2 World Champion, AMA 250SX East Coast Supercross champion and race winner in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Nationals and the Motocross of Nations, Ben Townley, will join Kevin Strijbos on the works RM-Z450 and in the Suzuki World MXGP team for 2016. RHL WESTON BEACH RACE The on-track thrills and spills kicked off on Saturday at the 33rd edition of the RHL Weston Beach Race in Weston-Super-Mare, where Oliver Benton, Sheldon Seal, Dan Lawry and Sam Wilkinson claimed the honours across the classes. The 33rd edition of the RHL Weston Beach Race adult solo race was a thriller from start to finish as the Watson brothers Nathan and Ben came to spoil the party in front of a bumper crowd at Weston-Super-Mare with a 1-2 finish, while Jamie McCanney took a hard-fought third place. HONDA JTECH TEAM ANNOUNCES 2016 EMX250 RIDERS Honda Motor Europe and Honda Jtech Team are very pleased to announce the three riders who will compete in the European EMX250 class with the Honda CRF250R in 2016: South African Nicholas Adams (18), Italian Filippo Zonta (17), and the current champion Nick Kouwenberg (24). MAXXIS BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP In a cool and calculated ride, Steven Lenoir (Dyer and Butler KTM) finished sixth in the final moto at FatCat this afternoon to snatch the MX2 gold plate from the sidelined Max Anstie. Shaun Simpson (Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo KTM UK) rounded off a fantastic season with a straight eight top podium positions with only being defeated in three motos throughout the year. One of those defeats was by Kristian Whatley (Buildbase Honda) today who rode super smooth in the first MX1 encounter and followed this up with two comfortable seconds. RED BULL SEA TO SKY HARD ENDURO Successfully defending his Sea to Sky crown, Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Graham Jarvis has secured an impressive victory at the final round of the 2015 Red Bull Hard Enduro series. FIM ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP At the end of the penultimate day’s racing in the 2015 Maxxis FIM Enduro World Championship four riders put the finishing touches to their winning seasons. Antoine Meo wrapped up his fifth EWC title by claiming the Enduro 2 championship after a runner-up result. Mathias Bellino earned his first ever senior class title with a second place finish in the Enduro 3 class, while Jamie McCanney and Laia Sanz were victorious in the Enduro Junior and Enduro Women’s classes respectively. The 2015 Maxxis FIM Enduro World Championship’s final day of competition in Requista, France saw Eero Remes (TM) and Mikael Persson (Yamaha) crowned as the Enduro 1 and Enduro Junior world champions. LIVIA LANCELOT CONTINUES WITH KAWASAKI Livia Lancelot and Kawasaki signed a fresh agreement during the recent Motocross of Nations for the French lady to race a KXF250 for the eighth season in the 2016 Women's World Championship. CLEMENT DESALLE JOINS MONSTER ENERGY KRT Clement Desalle will join Jordi Tixier in the Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team on the brand-new KX450F-SR Kawasaki for the next two years. Both riders will soon start testing with the team. MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS Team France win the Motocross of Nations with USA second and Belgium third. World MXGP champion Romain Febvre underlines his fantastic season by winning both of his races. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF THE USA Romain Febvre wins the MXGP in Glen Helen to underline his world championship winning season. It went right to the wire in MX2 but Tim Gajser lays claim to the world crown. WORLD TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP The 2015 FIM Trial World Championship came to a close in Teo, Spain with Adam Raga – Gas Gas claiming the win on both days to reinforce his runner-up position in the series, a position that was safe even prior to this double victory at his home GP. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF LEON (MEXICO) New MXGP world champion Romain Febvre masters the Mexican mud to claim two emphatic race wins. Thomas Covington scores his first MX2 GP victory. JACKO MEMORIAL ENDURO Results of the Central Wales Auto Club’s ‘Jacko Memorial Enduro’ are                          Photos are MWTRA 2015-2016 WINTER CROSS COUNTRY FOREST CHALLENGE Mid Wales Trail Riders Association are once again staging their three-round Winter Cross-Country Forest Challenge  using their Ceri and Colstey forest venues. ULSTER PREMIER QUADCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP In a dramatic last round at Desertmartin, the JMK Sales/Ballymac Hotel Ulster Premier Quadcross Championship produced a day of drama right to the last race at the immaculately prepared track bathed in late summer sunshine. MAXXIS BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP Shaun Simpson clinches the British Motocross Championship in the penultimate round at Preston Docks as he storms away to yet another maximum three race wins. WORLD TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP Toni Bou – Repsol Honda continues to rewrite the history books as he sealed an incredible and almost unbelievable ninth successive FIM Trial World Championship when he won the second day of the Portuguese Grand Prix hosted at Paços de Ferreira / Santo Tirso, Portugal. Bou’s thirteenth win of the current campaign proved to be anything but unlucky as he claimed his ninth outdoor crown to add to the nine FIM Indoor / X-Trial World Championships he has already won to now give him eighteen individual FIM World titles and with one round of the 2015 series still remaining. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF THE NETHERLANDS Shaun Simpson wins the Dutch GP but Romain Febvre is the 2015 MXGP World Champion. Tim Gajser wins the MX2 GP. Emil Weckman wins both EMX150 races to clinch the title. Third place in the first EMX250 race saw Nick Kouwenberg crowned as champion. Jorge Garcia Prado is the new EMX125 champion. LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP Drama surrounded the final round of the 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship on Saturday afternoon as one of the closest 250 Class title fights in history was decided with the series’ second ever visit to Ironman Raceway for the Bud Light Ironman National. Unfortunately the anticipated showdown between Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha’s Jeremy Martin and Red Bull KTM’s Marvin Musquin was short-lived, as an apparent technical issue in the first moto brought a heartbreaking end to Musquin’s title hopes and allowed Martin hoist the Gary Jones Cup as the 250 Class Champion for back-to-back seasons. With the championship already wrapped up by Ryan Dungey, the attention in the 450 Class shifted to the battle for the runner-up spot in the final standings between’s Justin Barcia and RCH Soaring Eagle/Jimmy Johns/Suzuki Factory Racing’s Ken Roczen, with five points sitting between them in favour of Barcia. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF LOMBARDIA Max Anstie keeps up his recent run of good form as he wins both MX2 races at the GP of Lombardia in Mantova. Romain Febvre takes his Yamaha to a maximum points-scoring double race win in MXGP. NANCY VAN DE VAN WITH YAMAHA FOR A FURTHER YEAR Nancy van de Ven has made the decision to stay with Yamaha for a further year following her third place finish in this year’s Women’s World Motocross Championship. KEMEA YAMAHA EXTEND CONTRACT OF BENOIT PATUREL KEMEA Yamaha Yamalube have announced the extension of the contract of Benoit Paturel. The French rider, who’s riding his first full MX2 GP season in 2015, has signed for another two years with the team and will finish his MX2 career under the KEMEA tent. Next to the confirmation of Benoit, head mechanic Jeremy Fontaine and Paturel’s mechanic Sam Pittraye will also remain part of the team in the coming years. APICO HUSQVARNA SIGN FOR 2016 MOTOCROSS SEASON                                                                           Husqvarna Motorcycles UK Ltd has secured the signing of Apico Husqvarna motocross team for a second successive season. Building on the success of 2015, the UK official Husqvarna team are looking to grow with focus on the 250 class. Current EMX250 Champion Steven Clarke will lead the line-up, after his consistent and strong performances at the British Championship and EMX250 races this season. KRISTIAN WHATLEY RETAINED FOR 2016 SEASON                                  The Buildbase Honda MX Team is pleased to announce that their current MX1 rider Kristian Whatley has recently signed a new agreement that will see his services retained for the 2016 season. POWYS ENDURO Results of the 2015 Powys Enduro are LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP KTM celebrated another championship win, as Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Ryan Dungey sealed the 2015 US Pro Motocross title aboard his KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition at the penultimate round of the series in Utah. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF BELGIUM The deep sand of Lommel proved to be a happy hunting ground for British riders as Shaun Simpson (MXGP) and Max Anstie (MX2) go 1-1 for maximum points. In the European championships Brad Anderson (EMX300) and Jack Bintcliffe (EMX150) also take away maximum points. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF CZECH REPUBLIC Romain Febvre takes another maximum MXGP points score in Loket. Max Anstie took the win in the first MX2 race but a crash in Moto 2 let Valentin Guillod in for the overall victory. Despite Nancy Van De Ven winning both WMX races Kiara Fontanesi becomes the 2015 WMX world champion. Brad Anderson wins both EMX300 races at his first attempt while Albin Larsen closes the gap at the top of the EMX150 points chase as he and Jack Bintcliffe take a win and second place finish apiece. WORLD TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP Series leader Toni Bou – Repsol Honda made an emphatic return to his more usual winning ways as he destroyed the opposition on the opening day at Stepping Stones Ranch that marked round seven of the 2015 FIM Trial World Championship. Bou ended the day thirty-two marks clear of Adam Raga – Gas Gas who himself was looking to extend his own recent victorious run, having beaten Toni on the last three occasions. Normal service was resumed as Toni Bou – Repsol Honda made it back-to- back wins on the second day of competition. In almost a repeat of twenty-four hours earlier, Bou was again the dominant force as he left even his closest rivals with no answers to take the victory on this occasion by twenty-four marks from runner up Adam Raga – Gas Gas for the second day running. Toni now holds a thirty-four point cushion in the general standings with just two GP events remaining. Jeroni Fajardo – Beta bounced back from his relatively poor showing on Saturday to take the final podium place on day two. LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP In a return to his home state of Minnesota, Belle Plaine native Ryan Dungey returned to the top of the 450 Class podium with a 1-1 sweep of the La Crescent Wine & Spirit Spring Creek National, the eighth round of 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. RED BULL ROMANIACS The Red Bull Romaniacs is the toughest Hard Enduro Rally on earth. And Jonny Walker has won it again. He was pushed hard throughout the whole race by Graham Jarvis (UK, Husqvarna), who took the final day’s win from him within the last few metres. They had crossed some of the world's most difficult terrain and ended up only being a few seconds apart at the end of the day. MAXXIS BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP Shaun Simpson takes away another maximum MX1 points haul from the sixth round of the British Championship at Foxhill. Max Anstie does the same in MX2 as does Ryan Voase in the Veterans. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF LATVIA A new name stood atop the podium of the MXGP class in Kegums as Glenn Coldenhoff powered to the overall win. Max Anstie finally hit the heady heights in MX2 as he won both races to scoop a maximum points haul. FIM ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Antoine MEO leads the way on day one at round six of the 2015 Maxxis FIM Enduro World Championship in St Hubert, Belgium. The opening day of competition at the GP FunnelWeb Filter of Belgium was one to savour for championship leaders Eero REMES (FIN - TM), Antoine MEO (F - KTM) and Mathias BELLINO (F - Husqvarna) as they all claimed wins in their respective classes. On Day 2, the Maxxis FIM Enduro World Championship signed off on a terrific inaugural GP FunnelWeb Filter of Belgium with closely fought racing across all classes. Despite a late downpour of rain, Antoine MEO (KTM), Mathias BELLINO (Husqvarna) and Eero REMES (TM) all made it two wins in a row in their respective classes in St Hubert. With heavy rain catching the majority of riders on the fourth and final lap of the day, the GP of Belgium gave competitors a complete test of fitness and mental strength this weekend. EVGENY BOBRYSHEV EXTENDS DEAL WITH TEAM HRC Evgeny Bobryshev, the affable Russian, has signed an extension to his agreement with Team HRC and will remain on the factory Honda CRF450RW for the 2016 season. The new deal means that in 2016 the 28-year-old from Kondrovo, Russia, will enjoy his seventh season with Honda in motocross. RYAN VILLOPOTO ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT                                                                                                             Winner of multiple AMA Supercross and AMA Pro Motocross titles, Kawasaki icon Ryan Villopoto has announced his retirement. As a result of a crash and subsequent injuries sustained at the fourth round of the current MXGP Championship in Trentino, Italy, the 27-year-old Kawasaki rider has taken the difficult decision to cease competing in the sport that has seen him elevated to the status of one of the all-time greats both indoors and outdoors. WORLD TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP Adam Raga – Gas Gas today took his second win a row, this time on the opening day of the Grand Prix of Andorra that marked round six of 2015 FIM Trial World Championship held in Sant Julià de Lòria. Raga had trailed reigning champion Toni Bou – Repsol Honda going into the last the lap by two marks, but a couple of uncharacteristic mistakes by Bou during the closing stages saw Adam make it back-to-back victories as he eventually ended the day six marks clear of his arch-rival. Adam Raga – Gas Gas completed the double at round seven of the 2015 FIM Trial World Championship as he took victory on the second day of the Grand Prix of Andorra held in the town of Sant Julià de Lòria to follow on from the win he achieved just twenty-four hours earlier. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF SWEDEN Romain Febvre scores another MXGP win in Sweden. Jeffrey Herlings wins the opening MX2 race then crashes out of contention in the second moto to give Tim Gajser the overall victory. JORDI TIXIER MOVES TO MXGP WITH KRT IN 2016 Current MX2 FIM World Champion Jordi Tixier will remain faithful to Kawasaki for his move to the MXGP class in 2016 after signing with the Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team. LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP The 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship celebrated Independence Day on Saturday with the sport’s annual tradition in Southwest Michigan, as the Red Bull RedBud National signified the seventh round of the season. It was a memorable day for the Yamaha brand, as it claimed the overall win in both classes for the first time since Southwick in 1998. ULSTER MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS The riders at the halfway round of the MRA Ulster Motocross Championships at Tandragee hosted by the North Armagh Motorcycle & Car Club Off Road Section put on a super show of close racing under sunny skies. LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP It was a wild, unforgettable day at Budds Creek Motocross Park. Among the day's events: severe weather that caused a two-hour delay and nearly resulted in the cancellation of the final 450 Class moto. Fortunately for Justin Barcia, the race did take place, and it resulted in the first moto win and first overall win of his 450 Class career in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. Red Bull KTM's Marvin Musquin overcame a disappointing showing in the first 250 Class moto at Budds Creek to claim the overall victory thanks to a win in the second moto. MAXXIS BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP In contrasting styles, Max Anstie (Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki) and Shaun Simpson Hitachi Construction Machinery KTM UK) won their respective classes as the series continued after the short mid term break at Blaxhall Pits in the East of England today. Anstie won his three motos with relative ease whilst Simpson, who was beaten in the opening MX1 encounter by Steven Frossard (Wilvo Forkrent KTM), took two race wins which included a charge from absolutely last to first in the final moto of the day. WORLD TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP Toni Bou – Repsol Honda delivered another devastating below to his main rivals in the 2015 FIM Trial World Championship as he recorded a clear victory, his ninth on the bounce, on the opening day of the French Grand Prix in Andon to maintain his 100% winning run this season. Adam Raga – Gas Gas brought an end to Toni Bou’s – Repsol Honda 100% winning run in the 2015 FIM Trial World Championship when he took the victory on the second day of the French Grand Prix in Andon. Raga trailed Bou, who had won all nine counting days to date, by a single mark at the end of the first lap before then turning that small deficit into a twelve mark lead come the end of lap two. “THE WELSH TWO-DAY ENDURO” Provisional results of the 2015 Welsh are below... FIM ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Husqvarna’s Pela RENET proved the rider to beat on the opening day of competition at round five of the Maxxis FIM Enduro World Championship in Rovetta, Italy. With the GP Acerbis of Italy delivering a fantastic mix of special tests, great weather and a massively enthusiastic crowd, the competitors of the EWC were treated to a memorable day’s action. The Maxxis FIM Enduro World Championship GP Acerbis of Italy ended on a high in Rovetta on day two with Sherco's LORENZO SANTOLINO claiming his debut Enduro 1 class victory. With chewed up special tests, a long physical day of hard-fought racing putting the EWC competitors through their paces and a passionate Italian crowd to cheer the riders home, the fifth round of the series in Italy was certainly one to remember for all the right reasons. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF GERMANY The German GP proved to be memorable for all the wrong reasons - Romain Febvre wins the MXGP to take over the red plate as championship points leader after the previous holder of the red plate, Max Nagl, breaks an ankle. Tim Gajser scores the overall win in MX2 as Jeffrey Herlings crashes out of the opening race which resulted in a broken collarbone for the championship leader. JAMES STEWART RE-SIGNS WITH YOSHIMURA SUZUKI FACTORY RACING                                                 Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing has reached a multi-year agreement with James Stewart to contest both AMA/ FIM Supercross and AMA Pro Motocross Championships. IRISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP The Killinchy Club hosted the fourth round of the Irish Motocross Championships at Downpatrick which saw a mix of racing on the fast dusty track, with Richard Bird from Lisburn on the Watt KTM winning the overall but with Loughbrickland’s John Meara breaking his MX1 Championship duck by winning the last race of the day on the TMC KTM on the eve of his 21st birthday.   ROMAIN FEBVRE AND YAMAHA TOGETHER FOR TWO MORE YEARS                                                            MXGP star and winner of the last two rounds of the FIM Motocross World Championship, Romain Febvre, has signed to stay with the Yamaha Factory Racing Yamalube team for the 2016 and 2017 campaigns. LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP With each passing week in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, Ken Roczen has gotten better and better. His resurgence continued at the UPMC High Point National, as he finally earned his first 450 Class overall win of the season thanks to a Moto 2 victory. The points lead in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship 250 Class has already gone back and forth several times throughout the season, and once again, the red plate has changed hands. Red Bull KTM's Marvin Musquin earned his second overall win of the season by sweeping both motos at the UPMC Sports Medicine High Point National. WORLD TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP Day one of the British GP in Penrith sees yet another victory for Toni Bou in a complicated trial with tricky ground conditions making for a difficult trial. The Repsol Honda Team rider maintains his unbeaten streak this season after an impressive first lap which set him apart from rivals. On the second day, unlike the first day, the reigning champion romped to an easy and emphatic victory to extend his unbeaten run to eight Trials in a row. WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS - GRAND PRIX OF ITALY Romain Febvre (MXGP) and Tim Gajser (MX2) survive the thunderstorms and mud of the Italian GP in Maggiora to win their respective classes. BUILTH WELLS MC ‘EDDY’S HARE AND HOUNDS’               YAMAHA STARS TURN OUT AT MAGGIORA FOR 2016 LAUNCH Yamaha Motor Europe made the very first presentation of the company’s 2016 off-road YZ motocross collection today (Friday, June 12) at the revered Maggiora circuit for the Grand Prix of Italy with a star- studded event in front of an international media audience. Former GP winners joined current MXGP stars to not only unveil the range – with YZ250F and YZ450F models at the heart of a catalogue that again involves strong two-stroke technology and motorcycles down to junior entry level – but also explain how some of the YZ engineering is assisting athletes to glory on the track. PAULIN, BOBRYSHEV, GAJSER AND ZARAGOZA UNVEIL 2016 HONDA CRF MACHINES AT MXGP OF ITALY The 2016 Honda CRF450R and CRF250R were revealed today (Friday, June 12) at the MXGP of Italy by Team HRC riders Gautier Paulin and Evgeny Bobryshev and Honda Gariboldi’s Tim Gajser and Jorge Zaragoza. JONNY WALKER EXTENDS KTM CONTRACT TO END OF 2017 Jonny Walker has extended his contract with KTM, and will now remain with the Austrian manufacturer through to the end of the 2017 season. Visiting the KTM Motorsport department following his joint winning ride at this year’s ErzbergRodeo Red Bull Hare Scramble, Jonny inked an extension to his existing contract with KTM’s Motorsport Director Pit Beirer. ULSTER SIDECARCROSS AND ULSTER & IRISH QUADCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunny skies and an immaculately prepared track greeted the Quad & Sidecar competitors at the Mourne Club promoted event at Seaforde, County Down at the halfway point of the 2015 Championships. GRAND NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY (GNCC) The eighth round of the 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, embarked upon Sunday Creek Raceway in Millfield, Ohio for the 26th annual running of the Wiseco John Penton GNCC. Reigning XC1 Pro Class Champion Kailub Russell led the three-hour race from start to finish en route to his seventh win of the season. In the Quad category, after working his way through the XC1 pack, N-Fab/AmPro Yamaha/Maxxis/Lonestar Walker Fowler would come from behind to claim his fourth win. MAXXIS BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP Jeffrey Herlings sets Hawkstone Park alight as he wins all three MX2 races in the fourth round of the British Championship. Shaun Simpson’s unbeaten run comes to an end in MX1 as Steven Frossard beats him to the flag in the second race. RED BULL HARE SCRAMBLE (ERZBERGRODEO) The 2015 running of the ErzbergRodeo Red Bull Hare Scramble proved the toughest yet with  Graham Jarvis and Alfredo Gomez joining Jonny Walker and Andreas Lettenbichler on the winner’s podium with all four being declared joint winners. The 21st edition of the Hare Scramble was a fearsome one with conditions becoming so tough that it took a group effort from Jarvis, Gomez, Walker and Lettenbichler to reach the finish line. FIM ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Pela RENET – the defending Enduro 2 World Champion - has claimed his first victory of 2015, topping the E2 class on day one of the Maxxis FIM Enduro World Championship’s GP of Greece. At the end of a tough day in Serres Husqvarna’s RENET claimed the Enduro 2 class win ahead of Antoine MEO and Alex SALVINI. Finland’s Eero REMES was dominant in Enduro 1, winning nine out of the 12 special tests, to claim his third victory of the season. The Enduro 3 class continued to offer numerous close battles but it was France’s Mathias Bellino who remained consistent throughout the day to clinch victory. Contrary to weather forecasts rain never arrived in Serres on day one. A tight battle between British riders Steve HOLCOMBE (Beta) and Jamie McCANNEY (Husqvarna) in the Enduro Juniors ended after an error from McCANNEY in the extreme test of the final lap. That resulted in EWC newcomer HOLCOMBE securing his second consecutive day win for Beta. Eero Remes, Pela Renet and Mathias Bellino round out perfect weekends in Serres, all claiming double class wins at the Maxxis FIM Enduro World Championship’s GP of Greece. A second long day or racing in Serres ended with Eero Remes winning in Enduro 1, closing to within just four points on championship leader Christophe Nambotin. Husqvarna’s Pela Renet claimed his first double win of the season ahead of Antoine Meo with third going to Alex Salvini. Things were clearer second time out in Enduro 3, where Mathias Bellino got the lead early in the day and rode on to victory. Conditions were dry and even harder on day two, with mud holes and countless river crossings in the enduro test taking their toll on many riders. The fastest rider in the Enduro Junior class was Beta mounted Steve Holcombe. But the day two win went to Jamie McCanney as the Manxman was able to take advantage of the fact that Holcombe ran into troubles in the enduro test, taking water into his bike and losing precious time. Fighting hard he closed to within eight seconds of McCanney at the finish. WORLD TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP Despite having to come from behind once again, Toni Bou – Repsol Honda extended his unbeaten run in the 2015 FIM Trial World Championship to five wins from five starts as he won on the opening day in Borås, Sweden. This was Bou’s first ever win on Swedish soil and moves him twenty five points clear at the head of the general standings, even at this early stage in the 2015 campaign. Finding himself four marks back from Jeroni Fajardo – Beta, who ended the day as worthy runner-up, Bou once more delivered a killer performance during his second lap to move into a winning position that he would not then relinquish and from which he went on to record his fifth straight win in the series. There were even more smiles in Toni’s team as he was joined on the podium by Takahisa Fujinami – Repsol Honda after the Japanese rider claimed third position on the day and his second top three finish of the season to date. It was more of the same on the second day as Bou held a three mark advantage over Adam Raga to make it his third double victory on the trot. Albert Cabestany also improved on his first day’s performance by taking the final step on the podium. AMA ENDUROCROSS SERIES The 2015 EnduroCross series has made a stop in Austin, Texas to showcase the sport at the 2015 X Games, where Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Mike Brown brought home a gold medal. Laia Sanz is the Queen of the X-Games on two wheels! She achieved a fantastic victory at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin in the women's final of Enduro X and claimed her fourth gold medal in the "Olympics" of extreme sports. LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP The fourth round of the 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, featured the series’ lone visit to the south east region of the country and the Third Annual Red Bull Tennessee National from Muddy Creek Raceway. One week after taking over control of the 450 Class championship with his first overall win of 2015, Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey made it back-to-back victories on Saturday with a consistent 1-2 outing. In the 250 Class, defending champion and current points leader Jeremy Martin raced to his third win of the season following a 2-1 effort aboard his Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha. LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP The third round of the 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, featured the series' annual visit to the mile high altitude of the greater Denver area for the True Value Thunder Valley National from Thunder Valley MX Park. After a day where 450 Class points leader Eli Tomac pushed his undefeated record to five motos before crashing out of the lead in the second moto, it was Red Bull KTM's Ryan Dungey who took advantage of the opportunity to earn his first overall win of the season and take over the championship lead. In the 250 Class, Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha's Jeremy Martin claimed his second overall victory of the season with a 1-1 effort, moving back into the points lead he held after the opening round of the season.
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