News 27 May 2010

Oz MX: New date and venue for Women's championship

Motorcycling Australia has announced that both the venue and date for the 2010 Australian Women’s Motocross Championship have changed, the series now set to be staged on 24 October at the Albury Wodonga Motorcycle Club in Victoria.

Rebel Media Group has been appointed the promoter of the Australian Women’s Motocross Championship for this season and heralding a new era for women’s racing in Australia, with the round originally planned to be held at Barrabool in Victoria on 23 October.

Rebel Media Group has been awarded a three-year appointment to promote the championship helping to ensure its growth and development over the coming years.

Director of Rebel Media Group Fiona Collins said that it was an exciting time for women involved in competitive motorcycling.

“The decision by MA to have this event with its own stand alone identity signals a massive step in their commitment to women’s racing and it’s really exciting to be a part of it,” Collins said.

“The three year appointment means that we can really build the event and create a legacy for the future of female racing. This is a real landmark, and we’re hoping that women from other disciplines as well as recreational riders will support it.”

Riders interested in participating in the event can register their interest by emailing [email protected].

More details of the championship will be released in the coming months.