Ken Lucas racing OAM

Ken Lucas still racing at 88 years young

Veteran racer of 70 years Ken Lucas has been honoured with an Order of Australia Medal for his services to motorcycle racing … and he’s still racing at 88 years young! He was accompanied by his wife, Brenda, when he was awarded the OAM on 3 April 2019 by Victorian Governor Linda Dessau. Long-time trend …

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Toby Price Saudi Arabia Morocco

Dakar Rally relocates to Saudi Arabia

Aussie Toby Price (pictured above winning the 2018 Morocco rally) will be heading to the dunes of Saudi Arabia next January to defend his Dakar Rally title when the famed event moves from South America to the Middle East. Dakar organiser ASO has signed a five-year deal from 2020 with the tainted nation criticised for human …

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MotoGP 2019 Season Preview

MotoGP 2019 Season Preview

Contributed post  (Photo by Rotatingmass, License) February-April time is the traditional start to a number of racing series around the world, as the winter weather beginning to fade and race tracks becoming usable again. With this in mind, the 2019 MotoGP Season has just begun, with the first race of the season in Qatar. The season will run through …

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Bathurst motorcycle races a step closer Mt Panorama

Motorcycle racing boosted at two tracks

Motorcycle racing has received a major boost at two Aussie tracks with a big cash injection into a second circuit at Bathurst and the reopening of Perth’s Barbagallo Raceway to motorbikes. Bathurst tracks Bathurst Regional Council has received an extra $2.5 million in funding from the Federal Government for its proposed second circuit at Mount …

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Toby Price wins rally and kiss, loses mullet

Signatures support Toby Price for awards

Our petition to get recognition for double Dakar Rally champion Toby Price is now approaching 15,000 signatures. Click here to sign the petition Toby has now been put forward to the Australia Sport Hall of Fame Selection Committee and Board for consideration or The Don award named after Don Bradman. Toby’s manager Matty Macalpine says the number of signatures on …

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Toby Price Dakar Rally

Petition to honour Dakar legend Toby Price

We have launched a petition to show community support for two-time Dakar Rally champion Toby Price to receive a state or national sportsperson of the year honour and/or The Don award for “inspiring the nation”. Click here to sign the petition State and national sportsperson of the year awards are made by the Sport Minister while …

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Celebrate Australia Day with classic racing at the Phillip Island Classic International Challenge

Celebrate Australia Day with classic racing

One of the best ways to celebrate the Australia Day weekend is with three days of classic racing at the magnificent Phillip Island circuit. More than 450 bikes will compete in 56 races at the 26th Phillip Island Classic from January 25-27. UPDATE: The 2019 International  Challenge was successfully defended by Australia, ahead of USA and …

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James Ferguson Dakar Rally consistency solo mullet

Aussie nears top 10 in solo Dakar Rally

As if the Dakar Rally isn’t tough enough, Australian rider James Ferguson (pictured above) is taking it on solo and unassisted and is closing in on the top 10 in his Original by Motul category. Meanwhile, click here for the latest on Toby Price, now leading the field. James and countryman Ben Young are among …

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Toby Price Dakar Rally consistency honour

Toby Price is Mr Consistency in Dakar Rally

Consistency is the key to Australian rider Toby Price’s fourth Dakar Rally, now sitting in third place after four stages and carrying the hopes of his nation for a second historic win. Unfortunately, fellow Aussie Rodney Faggotter is out after mechanical failures on his factory Yamaha on stage three. It was the Queenslander’s fifth Dakar …

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Historic racers at Lakeside Park circuit laps

Lakeside Park circuit halts racing

Bureaucrats and neighbours have halted racing at Brisbane’s historic Lakeside Park circuit where the likes of world champions Wayne Gardner and Mick Doohan once raced. Operators Queensland Raceways have kept the historic track from disappearing like many other famous circuits around the country.  They even brought back Superbike racing with the Dunlop Super Series in …

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