Moto News Wrap for December 20, 2016 by Darren Smart
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- Three Fast Yanks in For TBC
- Changes to AMA Supercross Racing Schedule
- Two Aussies Set for American Yamaha Support Teams
- RV Extends Relationship with Kawasaki
- Grant to FLY
- Jay Wilson to UK Arenacross Tour
- Jarvis and Bolt for Husqvarna
- Australian KTM Off-Road Team Shake-Up
- FMF KTM Factory Racing Team line-up for 2017
- Ken DeDycker to Suzuki
- Fricke Win Vic Under 21 Title
- Marc Marquez wins Superprestigio in Barcelona
- Ben Grabham to head up Beta off-road racing efforts in Australia
- Victorian Off-Road Championship calendar
- 2016 Superprestigio – Barcelona
- Who Won What in 2016? Here is a Complete List!!
Three Fast Yanks in For TBC
Three of America’s fastest flat track racers, Henry Wiles, Sammy Halbert and Jared Mees have all been locked in for the fifth running of the Troy Bayliss Classic in Taree which is scheduled for the 21st of January at the revamped Taree Motorcycle Club facility.
Wiles has incredibly won the Preoria TT 12 times in a row and is a multiple AMA Flat Track Champion while Mees is the 2009, 2012, 2014 and 2015 AMA Grand National Champion as well as the 2016 X Games Gold Medallist and Halbert was AMA Rookie of the Year on 200 and won the AMA Grand National Singles Championship in 2011. More here…
Changes to AMA Supercross Racing Schedule
This is a pretty cool idea, the 2017 AMA Supercross race schedule will now feature timed races in both the 250 and 450 classes so when the action starts in January the heats and LCQ races will be a 5-minute plus 1 race while the 250SX final will feature a 15-minute plus one lap format instead of the typical 15-lap main event and the 450SX class will be 20 minutes plus one lap instead of 20 laps.
So why was this necessary? Well, there were some rounds that saw the 450SX 20 lap main events completed in less than 15 minutes so this new schedule will be fairer for riders and the massive fan base alike. “We believe this change will bring the fitness element more into play and provide more excitement for our fans,” said senior director of supercross operations Dave Prater in a statement.
Two Aussies Set for American Yamaha Support Teams
Four support teams have been announced for the 2017 AMA MX and SX season with 12 bLU cRU riders ready to race aboard the Yamaha YZ450F and YZ250F machines – below are the teams and official blurb on each and you will see Aussie stars Dan Reardon and Hayden Mellross among the official rider list.
Led by team owner Bobby Regan and team manager Brad Hoffman, the Yamalube/Star Racing/Yamaha riders include 2016 250SX East Championship runner-up and Indianapolis 250 Supercross winner #23 Aaron Plessinger, along with #39 Colt Nichols, #45 Mitchell Harrison, #108 Dylan Ferrandis, and 2015 Australian Supercross Champion Dan Reardon (#122). All five riders will be competing aboard Yamaha YZ250F machines in the 250SX class.
Led by owner Mike DuClos and manager Christina Denny, this successful team will compete once again in 450SX with Tommy Hahn aboard his #85 Yamaha YZ450F, while new team members Bradley Taft and Lorenzo Locurcio will make their professional Supercross debuts. Bradley will race his #74 Yamaha YZ250F in 250SX West, while Lorenzo will compete in 250SX East aboard his #183 Yamaha YZ250F.
Barn Pros Racing/Yamaha
Founded in 2011 by Barn Pros’ Steve Oslund and managed by former pro racer Scot Steffy, the Barn Pros Racing/Yamaha team—which is sponsored by Barn Pros, the nation’s leading barn manufacturer, and Home Depot, the largest home improvement retailer in the U.S.—welcomes seven-time AMA Supercross and Motocross Champion Rick Johnson to its team as a rider liaison and trainer. Rick will be working with #58 Chris Alldredge and #76 Scott Champion, and both riders will be competing aboard Yamaha YZ250F machines in 250SX West.
51FIFTY Energy Drink/Yamaha
With team owner Carlos Vieira, race director Terry Beal, and team manager Craig Monty at the helm, 51FIFTY Energy Drink/Yamaha also returns for 2017. The team will compete in 250SX West with four-time Arenacross Champion and 250SX race winner Tyler Bowers (#52) and his teammate, Australia native and 2016 Australian 250 Supercross Championship runner-up, Hayden Mellross (#64). Tyler and Hayden will both be aboard Yamaha YZ250F machines.
RV Extends Relationship with Kawasaki
Kawasaki have anounced a continued relationship with Ryan Villopoto. Villopoto joined the Kawasaki family at the age of 14 as a member of Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green. He spent his entire professional career, highlighted by 10 AMA Supercross and Motocross Championships, competing aboard Kawasaki KX motorcycles.
“It means a lot to me to be able to continue working with Kawasaki,” said Villopoto. “I’ve been with them for a long time and being around everyone is like being with family. Now that my racing career is over I’ve been able to go out and ride other Kawasaki products and I can’t wait to get on some dual-sport rides and on the new stand-up Jet Ski next spring!”
“We’ve been working with Ryan since he was a teenager and I’m happy we are able to extend our commitment with him,” said Kawasaki Vice President of Marketing Chris Brull. “As a four-time Monster Energy AMA Supercross Champion, he has built one of the largest and most loyal fan bases in our industry, and his influence in the industry is why we are continuing to build our relationship.”
Grant to FLY
FLY Racing will have Josh Grant on board to wear its 2017 line-up of Evolution, Lite Hydrogen and Kinetic lines of gear throughout the AMA SX and MX series. “We are happy to add such a well-known and dedicated racer to the FLY Racing Family,” stated Craig Shoemaker, CEO of Western Power Sports/FLY Racing.
2017 South Australian MX Championship Calendar
- Round 1 – Port Lincoln, SA – 8th & 9th April
- Round 2 – Murray Bridge (Monarto), SA – 13th & 14th May
- Round 3 – Gillman, SA – 17th & 18th June
- Round 4 – Keith, SA – 22nd & 23rd July
- Round 5 – Renmark, SA – 2nd & 3rd September
Jay Wilson to UK Arenacross Tour
Former World Junior Motocross and Australian MX Nationals Champion Jay Wilson has been signed to compete alongside American Collin Jurin by the JK Yamaha team in the UK Arenacross Tour series and if Wilson can ride to his full potential AND keep injury free we can expect another sensational performance from the likeable Aussie.
Jarvis and Bolt for Husqvarna
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing will see extreme enduro star Graham Jarvis joined by the team’s newest recruit Billy Bolt, with the British duo set to compete in 2017 aboard Husqvarna TE 300 machinery.
Under the guidance of team manager Andreas Hölzl the two official Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing riders enter the new season with the goal of maintaining Husqvarna Motorcycles’ dominant status in extreme enduro racing.
Enjoying a stellar season that saw him top the overall podium at Erzberg, Romaniacs, Ukupacha, GetzenRodeo and recently at the Roof of Africa, Jarvis has his sights set on keeping his winning momentum going in 2017. The highly experienced racer will lead the team into what’s promising to be another thrilling season of extreme enduro competition.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s extreme enduro squad is completed by 19-year-old Billy Bolt. Switching from a promising career in the World Trials Championship the young Brit took the extreme enduro world by surprise in 2016 with his impressive fifth place result at his very first ErzbergRodeo. Combining acute technical skills with a great willingness to learn, Bolt will be aiming high during his first season as a member of Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing – 2017 Extreme Enduro Line-up
- Graham Jarvis – Husqvarna TE 300
- Billy Bolt – Husqvarna TE 300
- Team Manager – Andreas Hölzl
Australian KTM Off-Road Team Shake-Up
This week has been a big week for the KTM Enduro Racing Team and Desert Racing Team Manager with Ben Grabham quitting and being replaced by Glen Kearney. Grabham is off to Italian manufacturer Beta where he will head up their off-road racing efforts in Australia.
Tye Simmonds has announced his retirement, and Daniel ‘Chucky’ Sanders has moved on. It is hoped that Sanders may score World Enduro level gig with KTM in Europe.
Daniel Milner and Lyndon Snodgrass move on to Orange machinery for 2017.
Ben Grabham – KTM Enduro Racing Team Manager
“My KTM association has been some of the best years of my life, both racing and Team Managing. I’m very grateful to have had the chance to work with Jeff and everyone who’s part of the KTM team, either in head office in Perth, or with guys like Toby, who went from being fellow competitors, to riders for me, to friends that I will have forever. Unfortunately all good things come to an end at some stage or another. I started doing Australian championships as a rider when I was 11, and it’s been a long slog since then. I’ve just got the chance to head off in a slightly different direction that will allow me to spend some more time with the family, so it will be nice to be away from the race team and learn some other things. It’s great to be able to leave on such good terms and after such a fantastic season.”
“It’s something that’s always been in the back of my mind, to come and ride KTM, being such a strong team here in Australia in both desert and off-roads. I’ve looked up to the team since Wonka ran it with Toby and the boys and it’s a big move for me after being with another brand for the whole of my pro career. I’m really excited to get the opportunity to ride these bikes. KTM is massive all over the world and last year in America they had a really strong team in the GNCCs, and they have a really strong team at world championship level as well. Eventually I want to get to Europe and race there, and I think with KTM there is a better chance to make that happen. It was a bit of a bummer to lose my A4DE title this year and it’s made me hungry to come and win it back next year on the new bike. The bike is unreal to be honest it so light and manoeuvrable compared to what I’m used to and it handles really well. I got my bike a week ago and I already feel at home on it. At the moment I’m switching my training between the 450 EXC-F and the 350 EXC-F, and right now I’m probably leaning towards the 450 for just that little bit more power, but I really enjoy both the bikes. I’m also really excited to be working with GK, I’ve looked up to that guy my whole career, I have so much respect for him, I’ve enjoyed racing with him and now to be able to work with him, it’s going to be a really cool thing. I think it can be a really good team. Lyndon lives only an hour away from me, and it will be cool to have a young guy like him on the team that I can help and lead by example. The way GK was an example to me.
“It’s awesome to get this opportunity. I can’t wait to get out there and work with the team next year. It’s been in the works for a while, so it’s good to finally get it happening. KTM has had a lot of dominance in the off-road scene with Chucky, Tye and Toby, so it’s definitely a great team and I’m excited to be a part of it. I’m looking forward to working more closely with Glenn, he’s got a lot of knowledge and I get along well with Dan Milner too, so to have him as a teammate is pretty cool.We haven’t nailed down what bike I will be riding yet, but I’m sure we’ll have that worked out early next year. I’ve made some big improvements this year and I want to continue to do so next year, and being on this team will make that a lot easier. I like doing well and it’s great that I’ve been able to better myself this year. Now I want to keep building until one day hopefully we are at the top.
Glenn Kearney – 2017 KTM Enduro Racing Team Manager
“I’m really excited to have the team locked in and all sorted before the New Year comes. We are looking to do big things with Daniel and bringing in Lyndon Snodgrass is pretty exciting, to have that younger element in the team that we can try and nurture and mentor him along a little bit. He’s a young guy that’s super keen and prepared to put in the hard yards to make things happen, and he’s got some amazing speed in the muddy conditions and the sand so we’ll be looking to help him improve himself on certain surfaces that he may have lacked in. But I think it’s a good combination and it should bring a nice dynamic to the team, having that aggressive, win-at-all-costs attitude that Milner brings, and then a young guy that’s keen and eager to learn, it should be a good balance. I’m really excited to work with the both of them. I pursued Milner pretty heavily, he was a guy that I wanted to work with, and I believe he wanted to work with me as well. So it’s exciting looking to the future.”.
Jeff Leisk – KTM General Manager
“Ben’s done an outstanding job and achieved an incredible number of results in the time that has been with us, both as a rider and as a Team Manager. We want to thank him very, very much. He succeeded at both absolutely. Ben has always been an open book with his knowledge and information in terms of trying to develop the next riders along, and I think that was his hallmark and what helped us to build such a strong effort. Toby and Daniel would thank Ben for some of their successes no doubt. We are sad to see him go, but we wish him the best. Obviously with Chucky leaving it left a pretty big hole for us to fill, so it’s exciting news that we have signed Daniel. As a company, we are really thrilled about the fact that both Toby and Chucky have gone on to bigger and better things. Daniel (Milner) had hoped that his American ride would lead to the WEC in Europe, but that never eventuated, and for next year he has become available to ride in Australia. At the same time I think he has always wanted to come on board with us but the timing has never been quite there. This time around though, the stars have aligned and we have a spot for him and the budget for him. I think he will be very happy on a KTM. I think is really going to enjoy the product and all the support that goes along with it, and I think we can put together a really good environment for him, particularly with Glenn on board. We don’t know for sure what he will be riding yet, whether it’s a 350, or a 450, or a 500. I suppose that’s the beauty of our brand is that we can confuse the hell out of you, because there are so many different bikes in the range that you can actually win on.”
2017 Victorian Off-Road Championship Calendar
- Rounds 1 & 2: Rawson, April 22-23 (XC/Sprint) – DMCC
- Rounds 3 & 4: Three Bridges, May 6-7 (XC/Sprint) – MCRCV
- Round 5: Pakenham, May 27-28 (XC) – KMCC*Location still to be confirmed
- Rounds 6-7: Hedley, June 17-18 (XC/Sprint) – CIMCC
- Rounds 8-9: Omeo, August 5-6 (XC/Sprint) – TBC
- Rounds 10-11: Three Bridges, August 26-27 (Juniors Enduro) – MCRCV
- Rounds 12-13: Ballarat, September 9-10 (XC/Sprint) – Ballarat Rovers MC
- Rounds 14-15: Yarram, October 14-15 (Senior Enduro) – Yarram MC
FMF KTM Factory Racing Team line-up for 2017
KTM Motorsports has officially announced its FMF KTM Factory Racing Team lineup for 2017, showcasing a versatile line-up of the nation’s best off road racers. The six-rider roster includes Taylor Robert, Kailub Russell, Kacy Martinez, Russell Bobbitt, Cody Webb, and Ivan Ramirez—all of which are returning from the 2016 season.
Ken De Dycker to Suzuki
Ken De Dycker has made a one year deal with the Italian team J-tech. He will ride the European MXGP’s on a Suzuki RMZ 450 with an option for the overseas MXGP’s. J-tech team that was founded in 2012 and has his base near Parma, Italy, the team switched from Honda to Suzuki. They will be supported by Suzuki Italy.
Ken de Dycker: ” I’m really happy to join the J-tech team, i feel already very comfortable in the team and on the bike. These weeks we gonna do some more testwork with the new Suzuki. I’m fully recovered and i want to come back strong in the worldchampionship. I want to thank all my sponsors for their support and trust in me.”
Fricke Wins Victorian U21 Title
Current Under 21 World Speedway Champion Max Fricke has predictably won the Victorian Under 21 Speedway Championship held at Albury Wodonga last weekend.
Fricke posted this message on FB after the event: “Had a good meeting tonight at Albury winning the U21 Victorian Title. Thanks to the AWMCC – Albury Wodonga Motorcycle Club and the riders for a good night’s racing.”
Superprestigio – Barcelona
Three-time MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez has taken top honours ahead of Tony Elias and American Flat Track star Brad Baker in the Superprestigio Superfinal in front of his hometown crowd at Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi last Saturday night.
Marquez and Baker headed into the final showdown of the evening as winners of the brackets for their respective classes – Superprestigio and Open – but they were both after bragging rights for taking home that Superfinal win and Marquez was happy to have that this year.
“Of course I’m really happy because this is the Superprestigio,” Marquez said. “Last year I was really close from the victory and this year I get it. I know the mistakes that I did last year, but this year I try to be in a different way and it was working well. But especially the pace was working really good. Toni (Elias) was pushing a lot but the pace this year was the best year, what I feel. Also, one of the reasons was my team. They are right here at the Palau. It was a really good job.”
It was a reversal of fortune for Baker, as this time around Marquez made improvements to his setup and rode off into the distance, while Baker had to play it smart to get a spot on the podium.
“Tyre choice was very crucial today,” Baker said. “The surface was very abrasive and these tires are very soft, so they wear really quick. I really never road with a new tire all day long, but I just thought with the 16 laps that I was going to need a lot of rubber, a lot of tyre to last at the end and it was a bad decision.”
Two laps in, Baker knew his mistake and knew that his race was over. Toni Elias was able to get past Baker and attempt to chase down his fellow Spaniard, but Marquez was in the zone. The former Moto2 World Champion and current MotoAmerica Superbike racer had to settle for second, but after a rough week struggling to find the right setup, Elias was more than happy with a runner-up result.
“We didn’t expect that. We knew that the Superprestigio (Final) was possible but not the Superfinal,” Elias said. Thanks to my team because they work really hard throughout the week, especially the last days. We made the right choices at the right time.”
Elias also had a bit of luck, as he realized last minute that his tire was toast before going into the Superfinal. But with the good will of the tire manufacturer, they reopened their truck and fitted a new tire for him.
“I was really close to losing the Superfinal because my rear tyre was completely finished and I went to push for it; I need to change my tire,” Elias said. “He waited for me and finally everything was right. The Superfinal was perfect. I could pass Brad, someone who rides that well. This is nice to end the year this way, because it’s been a nice year. Thanks to everybody in the U.S. Thanks to this team, to my family, all the fans in the stand. And tonight to continue to party!”
As for Baker, he was obviously disappointed not to keep his Superprestigio streak alive, but he’s enjoyed his time in Spain and is more motivated than ever to come back next year and take back the crown.
“Well, first off, this event, this time that I come over and spend in Spain is something that I’ll remember forever,” Baker said. “It’s been something that is very important to me and the people that I’ve met here in Spain and for the Superprestigio – it’s irreplaceable. I’ve enjoyed it and I’ve had a really good time here at the Superprestigio, but it’s like the pressure to win and to produce for Flat Track, it gets more intense every single year, everybody else gets better. But I’m just thankful to be a part of that and that Flat Track is here and the Superprestigio is getting bigger and everyone else is growing with it.”
Moto2 racer Xavier Simon was fourth. In fifth, and the next best Open class rider was Spanish flat track racer Gerard Bailo followed by another Moto2 racer, Marcel Schrotter. The 2016 RFME Copa de Flat Track Champion Ferran Cardus was shuffled back to seventh after a mid-race miscue. Five-time FIM Supermoto World Champion Thomas Chareyre’s eighth-place result completed the results for the Superfinal.
Who Won What in 2016? Here is a Complete List!!
Motocross Champions 2016
- Ken Roczen AMA Pro Motocross Championship 450MX
- Cooper Webb AMA Pro Motocross Championship 250MX
- Kylie Fasnacht AMA WMX Championship WMX
- Tim Gajser FIM World Motocross Championship MXGP
- Jeffrey Herlings FIM World Motocross Championship MX2
- Jago Geerts FIM World Motocross Championship EMX125
- Thomas Kjer Olsen FIM World Motocross Championship EMX250
- Mike Kras FIM World Motocross Championship EMX300
- Livia Lancelot FIM World Motocross Championship WMX
- Henrickx /Bogart FIM World Motocross Championship Sidecar
- France Motocross of Nations Nations Overall
- Antonio Cairoli Motocross of Nations MXGP Overall
- Jeremy V Horebeek Motocross of Nations MX2 Overall
- Jeffrey Herlings Motocross of Nations Open Overall
- Dean Ferris Australian MX Nationals MX1
- Jed Beaton Australian MX Nationals MX2
- Cody Cooper New Zealand Motocross MX1
- Hamish Harwood New Zealand Motocross MX2
- Todd Waters Manjimup 15000 Motocross All Stars
- Jayden Rykers Manjimup 15000 Motocross All Stars Lites
- Craig Anderson Maxima Racing Oils Conondale Classic Pro Class
- Akira Narita All-Japan Motocross 450
- Tomohiro Nitsuka All-Japan Motocross 250
- Evgeny Bobryshev Dutch Motocross MX1
- Jeffrey Herlings Dutch Motocross MX2
- Jeremy v Horebeek Italian Motocross MX1
- Michele Cervelli Italian Motocross MX2
- Evgeny Bobryshev Italian Motocross Elite
- Kevin Strijbos Belgium Motocross MX1
- Davi Millsaps Canadian Motocross MX1
- Cole Thompson Canadian Motocross MX2
- Tommy Searle British Motocross MX1
- Adam Sterry British Motocross MX2
- Jose Butron Spanish Motocross MX1
- Oriol Casas Spanish Motocross MX2
- Dennis Ullrich ADAC MX Masters (Germany) MX Masters Class
- Bas Vaessen ADAC MX Masters (Germany) Youth Cup
- Mike Alessi World 2-Stroke Championship 250cc
- Ryan Surratt World 2-Stroke Championship 125cc
Supercross Champions 2016
- Ryan Dungey Monster Energy Supercross 450SX
- Cooper Webb Monster Energy Supercross 250 West Region
- Malcolm Stewart Monster Energy Supercross 250 East Region
- Justin Brayton Australian Supercross SX1
- Jackson Richardson Australian Supercross SX2
- Eli Tomac Monster Energy Cup ME Cup
- Cameron Mcadoo Monster Energy Cup Amateur All-Stars
- Stilez Robertson Monster Energy Cup Supermini
- Marvin Musquin Red Bull Straight Rhythm Open
- Shane McElrath Red Bull Straight Rhythm Lites
- Marvin Musquin King of Lille SX1 Overall
- Florent Richier Prince of Lille SX2 Overall
- Marvin Musquin King of Geneva SX1 Overall
- Morgan Lesiardo Prince of Geneva SX2 Overall
- Ryan Dungey SMX Rider’s Cup Individual Winner
- KTM SMX Manufacturer’s Cup Team Winner
- Maikel Melero Night of Jumps Freestyle World Champion
Arenacross Champions 2016
- Gavin Faith Amsoil Arenacross Arenacross Class
- Cody Vanbuskirk Amsoil Arenacross Lites West Region
- Daniel Herrlein Amsoil Arenacross Lites East Region
- Jess Pettis Future West Arenacross Pro Open
- Jess Pettis Future West Arenacross Pro Am Lights
- Thomas Ramette UK Arenacross Tour Pro Class
- Jess Pettis Future West Arenacross Pro Open
Jess Pettis Future West Arenacross Pro Am Lights
Off-Road Racing Champions 2016
- Toby Price Dakar Rally Overall Winner
- Pablo Quintanilla Cross-Country Rallies World Championship Overall Winner
- Toby Price Finke Desert Race Overall Winner
- Tye Simmonds Hattah Desert Race Overall Winner
- United States International Six Days Enduro Senior Trophy Overall
- Sweden International Six Days Enduro Junior Trophy Overall
- Australia International Six Days Enduro Woman’s Overall
- Taylor Robert International Six Days Enduro Individual Overall
- Matthew Phillips FIM World Enduro Championships EnduroGP
- Matthew Phillips FIM World Enduro Championships E2 Class
- Eero Remes FIM World Enduro Championships E1 Class
- Steve Holcombe FIM World Enduro Championships E3 Class
- Colton Haaker FIM SuperEnduro World Championship Pro Cass
- Daniel Sanders Australian Off-Road Championships Overall
- Mathias Bellino Yamaha Australian Four Days Enduro Outright
- Josh Green Yamaha Australian Four Days Enduro E1
- Mathias Bellino Yamaha Australian Four Days Enduro E2
- Daniel Sanders Yamaha Australian Four Days Enduro E3
- Tayla Jones Yamaha Australian Four Days Enduro Woman
- Kailub Russell GNCC Championship XC1
- Trevor Bollinger GNCC Championship XC2
- Becca Sheets GNCC Championship WXC
- Russell Bobbitt AMA National Enduro Championship Overall Winner
- Colton Haaker AMA EnduroCross Championship Pro Class
- Robbie Bell AMA WORCS Pro Class
- Ricky Brabec AMA National Hare & Hound Championship Pro Class
- Nick Burson AMA West Hare Scrambles Championship Pro Class
- Jeffrey Herlings Red Bull Knockout Beach Race Overall Winner
- Todd Kellett Weston Beach Race Overall Winner
- Damien Koppe Mackay Beach Race Overall Winner
- Toni Bou FIM Trails World Championships Overall Winner
- Toni Bou FIM X-Trials World Championships Overall Winner
Hard Enduro Champions 2016
- Graham Jarvis Roof of Africa Gold Class
- Graham Jarvis Erzberg Rodeo Pro Class Overall
- Graham Jarvis GetzenRodeo Pro Class Overall
- Graham Jarvis Romaniacs Hard Enduro Pro Class Overall
- Graham Jarvis Ukupacha Extreme Enduro Pro Class Overall
- Wade Young Hell’s Gate Hard Enduro Pro Class Overall
- Jonny Walker Red Bull 111 Megawatt Pro Class Overall
- Lars Enöckl Red Bull Sea to Sky Pro Class Overall
- Mitch Harper Wildwood Rock Extreme Enduro Pro Class Overall
Speedway / Flat Track Champions 2016
- Greg Hancock Speedway Grand Prix SGP
- Max Fricke Speedway Grand Prix World Under 21
- Poland Speedway World Cup SWC Winners
- Brad Kurtz Australian Speedway Championship Winner
- Bryan Smith AMA Flat Track GNC Class
- Ryan Wells AMA Flat Track GNC2 Class
- Jarred Brook Australian Longtrack Masters Pro Open
- Jarred Brook Australian Longtrack Masters 250 Pro
- Jarred Brook Australian Longtrack Masters 450 Pro
- Todd Kurtz Australian Longtrack Masters 500 Sliders
- Jarred Brook Australian Dirt Track Championship 250 Pro
- Luke Richards Australian Dirt Track Championship 450 Pro
- Jarred Brook Australian Dirt Track Championship MX Open
- Luke Richards Australian Dirt Track Championship Pro Open
- Briony Hendrickson Australian Dirt Track Championship Pro Open Woman