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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David Rollins on his Ducati Panigale - Getting an Aussie TT event over the line urgent

Getting an Aussie TT event over the line

Plans for an Australian TT-style event on the Oxley Highway or Sunshine Coast hinterland have hit a stalemate after nearly five years, but the promoters have not yet given up hope. However, Inside Line Events International founder David Rollins says “ There is always Plan B. Stay tuned.” He originally planned a hillclimb in 2014 …

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Kayla Yaakov, 10, is inspiring child riders

Kayla Yaakov, 10, is inspiring child riders

If the motorcycle industry is to survive it needs to encourage the next generation of riders and one of the most inspiring sights is 10-year-old Kayla Yaakov beating adult riders on the track. Inspiring children and parents Since Facebook page Kick-Ass Kids posted the above video of Kayla on their page on August 4 it …

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New track at Packenham Victoria Kow Wee Rup motorsport track circuit

World-class circuit proposed for Victoria

World-class motorcycle racing, but not MotoGP, could be accommodated at a proposed race track on the way down to Victoria’s famous Phillip Island circuit. The proposed FIA/FIM-graded Motor Recreation and Education Park is on Cardinia Shire Council land at 335 McGregor Road, Pakenham. It is currently used for dirt-track events by the Koo Wee Rup …

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Tyre pressures track day

How to Get the Most of a Track Day

There is little more invigorating than riding your bike on tracks and territories that you haven’t experienced before, and if you want to ride your bike in a safe and controlled environment without the threat of speed cameras or other hazards dampening your speed, then a track day may just be the answer to your …

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