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March 23rd, 2014

Cooper Makes It Back-To-Back Championship

Bay of Plenty's Cody Cooper was always going to take a lot of stopping.

The Honda Shop Racing Team's MX1 class rider arrived at the fourth and final round of the 2014 New Zealand Motocross Championships in Taupo on Saturday with an entire race up his sleeve, having dominated the three previous rounds of the series.

March 12th, 2014

NZ Develops World-First Solution To Improve ATV Use

Trial underway at Landcorp with Blue Wing Honda and Blackhawk Tracking Systems

Blue Wing Honda have engaged Blackhawk Tracking Systems to develop a world-first solution to help improve ATV safety with a focus on driver behaviour and communication.

Called Farm Angel, the Blackhawk technology is being trialled by Landcorp Farming Ltd, which is committed to improving safety on farms. Landcorp will trial the equipment on around 60 ATV and Side by Side vehicles.

March 10th, 2014

Cooper Already Has One Hand On Trophy

The pressure may be off for The Honda Shop Racing Team's MX1 class rider Cody Cooper, but nobody in the slick and professional motocross team will consider relaxing just yet.

The 2013 New Zealand MX1 motocross champion from Mount Maunganui installed himself top of the podium for a third consecutive time at the weekend, dominating the day at Pukekohe's third round of four in this year's New Zealand Motocross Championships on Sunday, just as he had as round one near Timaru last month and at round two at Tokoroa a fortnight ago.

February 24th, 2014

Honda Hat-Trick Puts Cooper in Total Command

It was an ‘almost perfect’ performance from Mount Maunganui’s defending MX1 class champion Cody Cooper at the second round of four in the New Zealand Motocross Championships in Tokoroa on Sunday.

Riding for The Honda Shop Racing Team, Cooper started the day as he meant to go on by qualifying his fire-engine red Honda CRF450 at the top of the talent-laden, international-calibre field on Sunday morning.

He then proceeded to blitz the competition in the three MX1 races that followed, the hat-trick of wins boosting his advantage at the top of the standings to an awesome 21 points over the man who is emerging as his nearest rival, Scottish former Grand Prix racer Billy MacKenzie.