Motocross Legend Rumble

Motocross Legend Rumble Victorian rider Ken Rumble etched his name in Motocross history on 14 November 1953 winning three National titles at the inaugural Australian scrambles championships at the Korweinguboora circuit in Daylesford, Victoria. Ken Rumble – Australia’s first ever motocross legend Victorian rider Ken Rumble was Australia’s first ever …

Motocross Legend Williams-Trevor

Motocross Legend Trevor Williams Team Kawasaki rider Trevor Williams won three 500cc Australian Motocross Championships in the 1980s, including the 1985 title at Noble Falls in Western Australia (right).  Photo by: Peter Kitchingman Australia’s King of the 500s Victorian rider Trevor Williams is Australia’s 500cc King of Motocross. In the …

Motocross Legend Williams-Murray

Australian Sidecar Legend Murray Williams South Australian Sidecar Champion Murray Williams in action in 1971 with the late Des Rettig in the chair. Williams won a record nine National titles in this class. Winners are grinners – Murray Williams South Australian sidecar ace Murray Williams with passenger Herb Castle winning …

Motocross Legend Smythe

Australian Motocross Legend Graeme Smythe [Above] Graham Smythe held a commanding lead in the 1979 Mr Motocross series until the final race.  [Top Right] Smythe wins the holeshot at Round 2 in Tivoli  [Bottom right]  Equal first-round winners  at Broadford in 1979 – Graeme Smythe (left) with Swede Pelle Granquist …

Australian Motocross Championships Broadford 1978

Australian Motocross Championships Broadford 8 October 1978, reg hunt circuit – broadford, victoria Photo:  Expatriate Swede Pelle Granquist (left) won both the 250 & 500c Australian Championships at Broadford in 1978 on his Husqvarna, while Graeme Smythe (WA, Yamaha) won the Unlimited title and Duke of Edinburgh Award. Swede wins …

Motocross Legend Miller

Motocross Legend Miller New Zealand rider Ivan Miller won two Australian Motocross Titles and finished runner-up twice during the 1970s (Photo: Peter Kitchingman) Ivan Miller – The Flying Kiwi New Zealand rider Ivan Miller first rode in Australia in 1967 when he was part of the 1967/68 International Motocross series …

Australian Motocross Championships Devonport 1969

Australian Motocross Championships Devonport 23 november 1969, st leonard’s circuit, devonport – tasmania Victorian rider Gary Flood made history in 1969 becoming the first ever person to win all solo classes at the Australian Motocross Championships at the one event. Gary Flood makes history at 1969 Australian Motocross Championships On …

Australian Motocross Championships Sanford 1975

Australian Motocross Championships Sanford 16 november 1974, South Arm Road, Sanford – tasmania Photo: Reigning World 125cc Motocross Champion Gaston Rahier toured Australia in 1975, winning three National titles in Tasmania. Reigning World Champion Rahier steals the show at Australian Championships Reigning World 125cc Motocross Champion Gaston Rahier from Belgium won …

Motocross Legend Granquist

Motocross Legend Granquist Australian Motocross Legend Pelle Granquist won his fourth Australian Championship at Wanneroo in Western Australia in 1979 (Photos: by Peter Kitchingman) Celebrating his 250cc victory at Wanneroo with Kevin Russell Granquist shows his style on the Wanneroo circuit “Mr Husqvarna” Pelle Granquist Swedish rider Pelle Granquist came …