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2016 Motorcycling SA Rising MX Star Alex Larwood set to represent Australia in the FIM 2017 World Junior MX Championships

2016 Motorcycling SA Rising MX Star Alex Larwood set to represent Australia in the FIM 2017 World Junior MX Championships

South Australian Teenager Alex Larwood preparations have been in full swing in the lead up to the 2017 World Junior Motocross Championships in Estonia on 30 July. Motorcycling SA are thrilled about Alex’s selection to represent Australia. The Yorke Peninsula pocket rocket will do battle against the world’s best Junior MX riders in the hotly contested 85cc class alongside Jett Lawrence & Cody Chittick also representing Australia in this class.

Alex will be among a very talented team formed with the very best MX juniors from around the country. MA are very enthusiastic about the prospects of this year’s competitors and hold high title hopes for Australia.

Alex has been training hard throughout the year, practicing at his home track under the guidance of his coach Shane Metcalfe as well as competing in the 2017 SAMX Championships around the state.

Alex will have one last hit out at this weekend’s 4th Round of the Eagle Trailers and Campers South Australian MX Championship, being held at the iconic Andy Caldecott Park in Keith South Australia, before setting off on the massive 23-hour journey from Adelaide to Estonia.

The highly anticipated MX Junior World Championship will be held at the Tartu, Estonia at the Lange Motorcentre on the 30th July, if you would like to check out where Alex will do battle, head to this YouTube clip to find out more:

Motorcycling SA along with the entire Motorcycling community would like to wish Alex all the very best for the upcoming championship and look forward to following the results next weekend.

Alex would like to thank the following sponsors - YJR, Shane & Amy Metcalfe, Scott Bishop, Yamaha, GYTR, Yamalube, AXO, Dunlop, Just 1, Scott Motorsports, Unifilter, JT Sprockets, DID Chain, NGK, Serco Custom MX Decals, YMI, YMF, Yaim, LKI, APR Development

If you would like to follow Alex and his racing head over to his racing Facebook page Larwood Brothers Racing

For all the results and live timing head to official MXGP website

Photo Credit: Aaryn Minerds Media


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