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KTM prepare to dominate at Australian Junior Motocross Championship

27-09-09

Australia’s best junior riders will gather at Maffra Sale Motorcycle Club (VIC) from this Saturday 26 September for an eight day all out battle in the Australian Junior Motocross Championship, concluding on Saturday 3 October.

Leading the charge for GMR Motorex KTM Junior Racing, is Junior World Motocross Champion, Jay Wilson who will compete on the KTM 85 SX, a 2010 model 150 SX and the KTM 250 SX-F in the applicable 14 years age group, while third place podium holder at the World Motocross Championship, Dylan Long will also be competing alongside his team mate in all three categories.

Commenting on the team entry, GMR Motorex KTM Junior Race Team Manager, Glenn Macdonald said, “KTM has two World Motocross podium holders on our team, so we’re going into the Aussie Nationals very confident, but also aware of the great competition that will be entering the event.

“Some of Australia’s best junior riders will be attending the event, along with a number of International riders from New Zealand, Indonesia and the USA, but we’re up for the challenge, after weeks of testing we’re confident KTM will dominate this event, not only with our riders but with a number of privateer riders lined up to enter the many classes in this year’s Nationals.”

The classes lining up at the 2009 Championship will be:

- 50cc Auto (Division 1) Non Competitive
- 50cc Auto (Division 2) 7 to under 9 yrs
- 65cc Solo 7 to under 9 yrs
- 65cc Solo 9 to under 11 yrs 
- 65cc Solo 11 to under 13 yrs
- 85cc 2 stroke Standard wheels 9 to under 12 yrs
- 85cc 2 stroke Standard and Big Wheels 12 to under 14 yrs
- 85cc 2 stroke Standard and Big Wheels 14 to under 16 yrs
- 150cc 4 stroke Standard wheels 9 to under 12 yrs
- 150cc 4 stroke Standard and Big Wheels 12 to under 14 yrs
- 150cc 4 stroke Standard and Big Wheels 14 to under 16 yrs
- 100-150cc Solo 2 stroke 13 to under 15 yrs
- 100-150cc Solo 2 stroke 15 years
- 200cc to 250cc Solo 4 stroke 13 to under 15 yrs
- 200cc to 250cc Solo 4 stroke 15 years
- Female 85cc 2 stroke & 150cc 4 stroke (Standard & Big Wheel) 12 to under 16 years
- Female 125cc 2 stroke & 250cc 4 stroke Solo 13 to under 16 years

For more information about the 2009 Australian Junior Motocross Championships, visit the club website at www.maffrasalemotorcycleclub.org.au, or Motorcycling Australia’s dedicated page for the 2009 Australian Junior Motocross Championship at www.ma.org.au/2009ausjnrmx.

 

KTM results will be updated post event at www.ktm.com.au and daily updates on GMR Motorex KTM's progress will be available on www.gmr-motorexktm.com.au