News 17 Dec 2021

Honda Racing signs McCutcheon in new 2022 deal

Brand increases level of support for women racing in Australia.

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Former Australian junior motocross champion Taylah McCutcheon has signed with Honda Racing for the 2022 season, the brand signing one of the country’s top female talents as it increase its support of women in the sport.

McCutcheon, 17, has proven ability domestically, most recently winning the AMX MX Open Women’s category at Wonthaggi, while also earlier in the year securing the Queensland state championship.

The recent high school graduate has her sights firmly set on next year, looking to also get the chance to head overseas to compete in the Women’s Motocross World Championship (WMX).

“Honda Australia have been very supportive of women in racing and, when I got a call from Yarrive Konsky, I couldn’t believe it,” explained McCutcheon. “Seriously, getting a call from Factory Honda is every rider’s dream.

“My family and I are very committed to racing next year, I am turning pro and we plan on spending a lot of time in Victoria preparing for the Women’s championship. I also hope to get overseas to compete in some of the world championship rounds.”

Evidence of Honda Australia’s commitment to women’s racing, seven female riders will be supported in 2022 through a range of racing sponsorships, including the factory team.

Joining McCutcheon, the women racing for Honda in 2022 are Emma Milesevic, Maddy Brown, Tanesha Harnett, Ebony Harris, Alysha Goullet and Madison Healey.