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Binder Report: Round 9 – Dutch GP

Round nine of the MotoGP calendar was greeted by 18 bends, flicks and dips presented by the TT Circuit Assen this weekend. Last year the pandemic influenced the 2020 MotoGP calendar, which meant that...

Binder Report: Round 8 – German GP

This weekend Germany hosted a memorable eighth round of the MotoGP calendar at the historic counter-clockwise Sachsenring. If facing one of the tightest, twisty and most technical circuits on the calendar wasn’t already enough,...

Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz Notches His Fifth Podium Result In Six Races

After finishing sixth in Saturday’s Superbike race at Road America, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz bounced back with a podium finish on Sunday. With his third-place finish, Mathew has reached the podium in five out...

Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Ross Branch Wins Rally Kazakhstan

Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Ross Branch has claimed a deserving victory at the opening round of the 2021 FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, Rally Kazakhstan. Finishing second on the shortened final stage of...

Ross Branch Wins Stage One Of The 2021 Rally Kazakhstan

With almost five months having passed since the Dakar Rally, the Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team riders were excited to return to action with all racers completing the opening 280 km special with strong...

Binder Report: Round 7 – Catalan GP

This weekend brought riders to the challenging mix of curves and speeds presented by the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. MotoGP bikes have been laying rubber around this stunning circuit since its opening in 1992, and...

King Price Honda Xtreme Race Report – Port Elizabeth

Sfiso Themba "I arrived in Port Elizabeth under a lot of pressure, as I had yet to complete a race this season. "I had an issue with the quickshifter not working in free practice and official...

Brad Binder Inks New MOTOGP™ Deal Until 2024

KTM’s first-ever MotoGP race winner, Brad Binder, will remain part of the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team for the next three years and will celebrate ten Grand Prix seasons in ‘orange’ by the...

Binder Report: Round 6 – Italian GP

This weekend brought riders back to the sweeping corners of Mugello, a track many fans and riders missed out on last year. Mugello’s very fast 5.2 km layout staged its 35th Grand Prix for...

The Win Durow Was Waiting For

In what proved to be an unforgettable weekend of racing, Red Bull KTM snatched up multiple victories at the third round of the National Motocross Championship in Welkom. It was a day of celebration...

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna’s Breakthrough Race

It was a breakthrough weekend of racing for Rockstar Energy Husqvarna. The motocross team took on the third round of the season in Welkom last Saturday and brought home a podium position in the...

Mathew Scholtz Leaves Virginia with The Superbike Points Lead In Hand

To win a motorcycle road racing championship, consistently finishing on the podium is critical. And, on Saturday at Virginia International Raceway, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz took another important step towards achieving his first MotoAmerica...

A Double Victory and a Championship Lead for Steven Odendaal

The season couldn't have started any better for Steven Odendaal, who joined the reigning world champions (Even Bros. Racing Team) this season after his promising debut season in the World Supersport Championship last year....

Binder Report: Round 5 – French GP

Round 5 of the MotoGP calendar saw riders line up at the legendary Le Mans circuit this weekend for an action-packed and unpredictable SHARK Helmets Grand Prix of France. After round 1 of the...

Wade Young – Pre-Extreme XL Lagares Interview

With the 2021 Extreme XL Lagares finally kicking off from the 7th – 9th of May, Red Bull Athlete & Hard Enduro Phenom Wade Young will be flying off to Portugal again to take...

A-One And A Two For Superbike Championship Leader Scholtz At Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

Following up his season-opening MotoAmerica Superbike race win on Saturday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, West Racing’s Mathew Scholtz finished as runner-up in Sunday’s round-one-concluding race. On the strength of his first- and second-place finishes, Mathew is currently leading the 2021...

Binder Report: Round 4 – Red Bull Spanish GP

This weekend riders made their way up from Portugal and into Spain for the Red Bull Grand Prix. For the last 40 years, the circuit of Jerez has staged some spectacular MotoGP races, it...

Swanepoel Bounces Back With A Momentous Victory

After being forced to retire from the first round due to an illness, Brett Swanepoel was out for redemption as he lined-up for the second round of the National Enduro Championship this weekend. The...

Cox Takes Top Honours At Roodeberg Enduro

Brother Leader Tread KTM walked away with top honours at the second round of the National Enduro Championship. In an epic battle for Enduro glory, Bradley Cox stormed to his second National E1 Enduro...

Binder Report: Round 3 – Portimao GP

Riders made their way to Portugal this weekend for the first daylight race of 2021 and the opening fixture in Europe. Sunny and warm conditions in southern Portugal, invited the riders to dive straight...

Purdon Dominates With Another Double Victory

Red Bull KTM dominated the second round of the National Motocross Championship that took place in Gqeberha this weekend. Claiming his second consecutive double victory of the season, star rider Tristan Purdon snatched the...

Binder Report: Round 2 – Doha GP

It’s safe to say MotoGP has returned with an almighty bang this season, and long may we continue to witness some of the closest motorcycle racing, if not the closest racing in general on...

Binder Report: Round 1 – Qatar GP

After nearly 4 months of race-less weekends, the wait was finally over. The 2021 MotoGP season kicked off this weekend in windy and dusty Qatar, with some new track records and three killer races....

King Price xtreme debuts at Killarney Raceway

All eyes were on the team as they rolled out their brand-new Honda CBR-RR bikes for the first session. Other riders lined the pit wall to see and hear the new bikes fly past...

Full Steam Ahead for Brother Leader Tread KTM

The battle horn blew for the start of the National Enduro Championship in Hartbeespoort, North West, last weekend. In field of highly ranked riders both locally and internationally, Brother Leader Tread KTM set a...

Teasdale Topples SAXC Pecking Order

Pietermaritzburg hero Travis Teasdale turned the South African Cross Country Motorcycle Championship status quo on its head when he rode his TT Racing Gas Gas to victory in a rough, tough and muddy Jolivet,...

PURDON STORMS TO A DOUBLE VICTORY AT TERRA TOPIA

Red Bull KTM couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2021 National Motocross Championship. Star rider Tristan Purdon snatched up three out the four heats he raced in to stamp his authority...
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2021 KTM Team Launch

Brad Binder walks us through KTM South Africa’s Motocross, Cross Country and Enduro 2021 lineup in spectacular fashion. We get to see some ready to race machinery, some familiar faces, all of KTM’s departments...

LEAN, MEAN & LIME GREEN – KAWASAKI IS BACK!

The hills of Jolivet won’t be the only verdant green highlights when that KwaZulu Natal scenery comes alive to the sounds of the 2021 South African Cross Country Moto Championship opener Saturday 27 February....

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing 2021: Time For The Next Level

On March 28th 2021 MotoGP will tear away from the Losail International Circuit grid and into the Qatari night. As winners of the final round of 2020, perhaps more eyes will be on the...

Yamaha SA and The Inland MX Series join forces

Yamaha Distributors South Africa has decided to collaborate with the successful Motocross series known as the Inland MX Championship Series that has taken the Gauteng Motocross fraternity by storm. The Inland MX Championship, a WOMZA...

The 2021 Out of Africa Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Team Line-Up

The Out of Africa Monster Energy Yamaha Racing team is pleased to announce the team line up for 2021. The Out of Africa team needs no introduction in the Motocross fraternity, with multiple championship titles...

ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA REVEALS STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP

Among the riders sporting the team’s eye-catching new look was David Goosen, who was recently signed to represent Husqvarna in both the MX1 and MX2 Class this year. The rider was crowned the country’s...

KAWASAKI RETURNS TO CROSS COUNTRY RACING

Kawasaki South Africa returns to the South African National Cross Country Motorcycle Championship in 2021 following a lengthy sabbatical. Pepson Plastics Kawasaki Motul Racing will enter a full nine-machine team in this year’s championship. "We...
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Dakar or bust!

OK, OK then, maybe we don’t have to be quite so dramatic, but this certainly is news worth sharing. Our very own ladies podium finisher at Dakar 2019, Kirsten Landman, is planning another assault...

Victory for Kevin Benavides and Honda at the 2021 Dakar Rally

The final stage of the 2021 Dakar Rally delivered the outright race win to Monster Energy Honda Team. Kevin Benavides claimed the triumph after twelve gruelling stages. Ricky Brabec accompanied him on the podium...

A Sad Ending To A Great Dakar Rally For Ross Branch

Stage nine of the 2021 Dakar Rally was a loop stage beginning in, and returning to, Neom, on the sandy shore of the Red Sea. After a few kilometres riding over smooth sand, the...

Ross Branch Safely Through Dakar Rally Stage Eight

Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Ross Branch has safely finished stage eight of the 2021 Dakar Rally–leg two of the event’s marathon stage. Completing yet another physically and mentally challenging stage, earning 11th respectively,...

A Stroke Of Bad Luck On Dakar Stage Seven For Ross Branch

Stage seven of the 2021 Dakar Rally formed leg one of the rally’s two-day marathon stage. Competitors set off from Ha’il following the event’s rest day and successfully reached the city of Sakaka where...

Highly Positive Dakar Stage Six For Ross Branch

Stage six of the 2021 Dakar Rally proved to be a highly positive one for the Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team with Ross Branch narrowly missing out on taking a maiden stage win. Claiming...

Ross Branch Continues Positive 2021 Dakar Rally Campaign

Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Ross Branch was the ninth fastest rider on stage five of the Dakar Rally, comfortably maintaining his top 10 ranking in the provisional overall classification. Frustratingly, for the team’s...

Another Fourth Place Finish For Ross Branch On Dakar Rally Stage Four

Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Ross Branch has charged to an impressive fourth-place finish on stage four of the 2021 Dakar Rally. Continuing with his strong start to the 43rd edition of the race,...

Ross Branch Fourth Fastest On Dakar Rally Stage Two

Whilst most people spend their December holidays relaxing and continuing to fight through the Covid-19 pandemic, the Dakar rally continues. Yes, the extreme off-road race continues as the Dakar convoy heads from Bisha all...

DUROW AND TREY COX JOIN RED BULL KTM

Bringing a fresh sense of excitement to the team is new recruit Cameron Durow, who will be racing in the prestigious MX2 Class. Having just turned 18 years old, Durow is a rider bristling...

Brad Binder concludes 2020 MotoGP season with Rookie of the Year title

Although crashing out in the Grande Prémio MEO de Portugal MotoGP race on the weekend, Red Bull KTM rider, Brad Binder has managed to hold onto enough championship points (87pts) to beat fellow contender, Alex Marques (74pts), to...

MOTORSPORT SENSATION SWANEPOEL TAKES TOP HONOURS

South African motorsport sensation Brett Swanepoel has been crowned the 2020 National Enduro Champion. The rider put on an eye-catching performance at the season finale in Creighton, KwaZulu-Natal, this weekend where he stormed to...

Odendaal Joins Evan Bros Yamaha for 2021 WorldSSP Campaign

After another title-winning FIM Supersport World Championship season, Evan Bros Yamaha WorldSSP Supported Team have signed promising South African rider Steven Odendaal for their 2021 championship charge. Odendaal joins the Evan Bros Yamaha outfit after...

Yamaha Riders Dominate in Creighton, National Enduro

14 November 2020 saw Round 4 of the MSA South African National Enduro take place in Creighton, Kwazulu Natal. Yamaha had three National titles on the line with Dylan Cox, Lloyd Kirk and Bruce...

Valencia GP: Morbidelli wins the battle, Mir wins the war

Riders returned to the tight and curvy Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia this weekend, for the fifth and final back-to-back race of this year's MotoGP season. With a commanding lead heading into the season's...

Victory and defeat at the Valencia GP

This weekend’s GP saw riders, including Valentino Rossi (back from self-quarantine), return to Spain for the 13th round of the MotoGP calendar. But before riders hit the tar on the Ricardo Tormo Circuit, a...

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