Motocross Legend Peter Nicol

Motocross Legend Peter Nicol Three-times Australian Motocross Champion Peter Nicol on his 350cc B.S.A. machine at the Rope Works in WA at the 1955 Australian Championships. He won the All Powers (Unlimited) and 350cc Motocross Championship and Harley Scramble. Peter Nicol – One of the nation’s top scramblers in the …

Motocross Legend Basham

Motocross Legend Basham Four-times Australian Motocross Champion Dave Basham in action in the 1960s on his CZ machine Basham – South Australia’s greatest ever motocross rider South Australian Dave Basham won more Australian Motocross Championships than any other “croweater”, winning four National titles between 1968 and 1973 and a host of …

Motocross Legend Bailey

Motocross Legend Bailey Five-times Australian Motocross Champion George Bailey leads another Victorian John Burrows during a scramble in the 1950s Bailey becomes our first true National Motocross Champion Victorian George Bailey from Frankston was Australia’s most dominant motocross rider between 1956 and 1958. Bailey won five Australian Motocross Championships, or …

Motocross Legend Fisher

Motocross Legend Fisher Victorian rider Ray Fisher raced for 33 years, on 33 different bikes with his favoured race number 33 – winning seven Australian Motocross Championships in the 1950-60s. Ray Fisher – One of Australia’s first international motocross pioneers Victorian rider Ray Fisher won seven Australian Motocross Championships in …

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 …

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 …