THE NEWS that Husqvarna will be heading back to the World Motocross Championships is big news for motocross enthusiasts throughout the world and thanks to the backing of KTM you can bet that this won’t be a half hearted effort.
RARELY does a legend motorcycle racer have a son who follows in his foot-steps and last month we looked at the racing life of multi Australian, Victorian, South Australian and New South Wales scrambles champion George Bailey, this month we look at how his son Andrew fairs against the best riders in Australia.
If you look on the international stage, second generation champions can be counted on one hand but right here in our own back yard we have a father and son who have achieved an enviable scramble and motocross championship haul.
I WAS doing some research on the history of Australian motocross the other day and found out the very first Australian Scrambles Championship was held way back in 1953, making this season the 60th anniversary of the Australian Motocross Championships.
The rumblings have been around for the last couple of years but after several key events this year I am here to tell you that two-stroke motocross machines are coming back and as far as I am concerned not a moment too soon…